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My mom threaded my first needle and taught me to sew. My grandmum sat with her arm around me and instructed me in knitting. But it was…

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A Guide to Reversible Knit Cables

Who doesn’t like cables? Cable sweaters are a perennial favorite among knitters. Cables are not difficult to knit, and their intricate-looking textures are intriguing. But when you…

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KNITTING TRENDS

4 Spring Cocktails and Pattern Pairings, Perfect for Your Knit Night

Is there anything better than finally being able to sit outside and knit again in the spring? How about sitting outside and knitting with friends and sipping…

Clear Ravelry Winners from Interweave Knits Spring 2019

When a new magazine flies off our busy needles and creative minds here at Interweave, we can hardly wait to see the reception on Ravelry. For Interweave…

5 Best Practices for the Best Knitted Coat

So you wanna knit a coat. If you’ve ever knitted a sweater, you can knit a coat. Coats, after all, are essentially sweaters with certain attributes that…

Magical Knitting for My Nephews

Magical knitting. How do you define it? For me, it’s knitting for my relatives and seeing them enjoy the handknits I spend so much time making, just…

Desert Island Knitting: Planning for the Worst

It’s National Craft Month! And in honor of all things crafty, Interweave is hosting a blog hop. I’m thrilled to be guest blogging for the knit group,…

Our Favorite Inexpensive Yarns for Knitters on a Budget

Among my family and friends, I’m well known for my, shall we say, frugal nature. I reuse plastic baggies, I’ve been wearing the same shoes to the…

Give Your Knitting a Flourish with Flawless Finishing

I have problems finishing my knitting. That is, I complete a knitted project, but it never looks as good as it does in the project photo. In…

Get a Sweet Plum Dandi Knits Deal Right Now!

Authors Alicia Plummer and Michelle Schaschwary include two fantastic legwarmer projects in their book Plum Dandi Knits. Fridley, shown here, are knit in a beautiful shade of…

Create Illusions with Stripes and K1-Below

The Bezold Hat and Cowl set utilizes differing stripe sequences and the k1-below technique to create variations in color dominance—or is that just the Bezold Effect at…

Stretch! A Sewn Bind-Off for Silk

When Amy Tyler’s Wild Water Scarf arrived at the Interweave office, I was excited to see that she had used a sewn bind-off. Amy made her beautiful…

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with Irish Knitting Fact or Fiction

Every March, the Interweave office gets flooded with Aran sweaters, cable needles, shamrocks, and the mysterious smell of corned beef (we haven’t found the source yet). Even…

Be Prepared: Juliette Gordon Low and Her Girl Scouts

A young widow from a prominent Savannah family, Juliette “Daisy” Gordon Low pioneered an organization to instill leadership and self-reliance in girls through community service, outdoor activities,…

Norah Gaughan’s Murray Pullover: A First Sweater Pattern to Savor

I’ve been knitting for well over a decade, but until now, I never tackled a garment with sleeves. Call it an irrational phobia; so far I’ve always…

Knitting Basics: Casting On Stitches

These are the basic instructions for how to cast on knitting stitches. For more knitting help, see the Interweave Knitting Glossary. CAST ON To get started, you…

5 Knitting Patterns You’ll Love from 2018

Behind the pages of every Interweave magazine is a team of knitting geeks hoping you’ll love every project as much as we do! After each release, we…

5 Reasons You Need to Attend a Knitting Retreat

When was the last time you did something for yourself? No, picking up a pint of ice cream on the way home from work doesn’t count. I…

Satisfy Your Learning Jones with Interweave’s Yarn & Fiber Workshops

Have you tried our subscription service, Interweave Yarn & Fiber Workshops, yet? We’ve worked with some of the best instructors to bring you great online courses where…

Nancy Bush: Bound to Knitters & Knitting for Life

Knitting for me is more than a hobby or livelihood. It is a means of binding my life together with the lives of all the knitters, men…

What’s Your Favorite Interweave Issue?

Things move so quickly at the Interweave office that we rarely have time to stop and appreciate the array of magazine issues we’ve published over the span…

A Knitter’s Guide: Stitch Markers Can Be Helpful—Until They’re Not

Some knitters place stitch markers (affiliate link) between the pattern repeats when they knit lace because they find that dividing the stitches into smaller, more manageable groups…

Don’t Short-Change Short-Rows

Ever notice how a certain trend in knitting just explodes, and within a month it seems like everyone is doing it? So it is with short-row knitting.…

What Should You Knit While Mercury is Retrograde?

What is Mercury retrograde? Simply speaking, it’s when Mercury looks as though it’s orbiting in the “wrong” direction when viewed from Earth. It happens three or four…

Working on a Sweater for Spring!

Two weeks ago, I found myself on the hunt for a new knitting project. I have a long-term crochet project in the works, but I was in…