Knitting

A New Way to Knit Socks: Solefully

The Lobelia Socks and Forester Socks by Betty Salpekar use her unique bottom-up construction method. This article on solefull sock knitting was originally published in Interweave Knits…

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Living & Creating in Fiber Nation

I’m a fiber-obsessive. I haunt yarn shops, go to wool festivals, and visit the studios of weavers, dyers, and designers. I also listen to a lot of…

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KNITTING TRENDS

Visible Mending: 7 Tricks to Know Before You Sew

Patch it, mend it, or darn it—visible mending is hot! Transforming a worn piece of clothing with vibrant stitch work offers a great way to show off…

Stupid Yarn Stash Purchases I Have Made

Like many of you other yarn folk out there, I occasionally have a little “accident” at my LYS to the detriment of my stash. Swept up in…

PSA: Leftover Yarn Is No Good for Nest Building

I know you’ve clicked on this post for one of two reasons: either you’re surprised that yarn kills birds and want to learn more, or you’ve angrily…

The Magical Art of a Circular Yoke

Merriam-Webster’s dictionary defines art form as “an undertaking or activity enhanced by a high level of skill or refinement.” Thus, even though some consider it humble, knitting…

Pattern of the Week: Twill Cardigan from The Art of Circular Yokes

We are so excited about the release of The Art of Circular Yokes, we wanted to ensure you got a sneak peek into one of Knit Master…

Finding Joy in an Unfinished Project

I have a problem. I discovered six large bags in my craft room closet, each containing a diamond in the rough, otherwise know as an unfinished object.…

Late Bloomer

I’ll admit it: learning to knit was a struggle for me, one that dragged on for decades. After my great-grandmother died when I was very young, I…

A Great Knitting Escape

Last summer I was lucky enough to join an Interweave Escape in Deerfield, Massachusetts (view from the gorgeous Deerfield Inn is shown above). I had heard about…

Spin Off Spring 2019: What Will You Make with Your Handspun Yarn This Spring?

Whether you knit, crochet, or weave, all these crafts have one thing in common: they require yarn. Better yet, make your project with handspun yarn! In the…

Fisherman’s Rib vs. Brioche Stitch

I was swatching for the Zipper Cowl from Interweave Knits Fall 2014 (shown below) in the cozy window seat at my LYS, JP Knit & Stitch, when one…

Knitting Increases, Up Close

The primary purpose of increases in knitting is to shape the fabric by adding new stitches, but there is also a cosmetic element to consider. As with…

knitscene Summer 2019 Is on Fire!

It’s greedy and relentless, decimating lives and habitats, but it also entertains us, feeds us, and provides a sense of security. The raw power of fire captivates…

The Two Techniques Every Knitter Should Know!

I teach knitting quite a bit. Not formal classes, but lunchtime sit-downs with coworkers, friends, and sometimes strangers at a yarn shop or fiber event. I find…

Grafting: It’s Not Just for Knitters

When it comes to the world of yarn and fiber, most crafters know that knitting and crochet are very different. Knitting uses 2 needles while crochet uses…

Pattern of the Week: Flash Point Top

While flipping through the Summer 2019 issue of knitscene, my wife, Mimi, showed me the Flash Point Top and said “You should knit this—it would look so…

Wedding Gifts to Avoid Buying, and 4 to Knit Instead

It’s wedding season again! With the days getting longer and warmer, it’s a perfect time to celebrate two people’s love. I myself got married last year around…

Get Interweave Knits Spring 2019 on Your Needles Now!

A cardigan is a spring uniform of sorts, allowing the wearer to layer beneath in preparation for that unpredictable wind gust or blast of raindrops. With the…

Ready to Knit Spring Shawls? Get Started with These 5 Stunners

Spring is the best season. There’s rain, sunshine, and bird songs, but most importantly, it’s when the plants and trees emerge from the wasteland that is winter.…

Beyond the Basics: How to Knit a Haapsalu Sall

The term Haapsalu rätik (Haapsalu shawl or scarf) seems to be a universal title for a lace shawl or scarf in Estonia. In Estonia, a true Haapsalu…

Six Essential Increases Every Knitter Should Know

Understanding knitting increases is a vital part of any knitter’s education. Learning what each type of increase looks like and how it functions within a fabric can…

Featured Project: Jetway Cardigan

The Jetway Cardigan is one of those fantastic wardrobe-building pieces that you’ll wear forever; its timeless style will never fade. Cassie Castillo used all of her best…

3 Projects to Knit in the Great Outdoors

I’ve learned a great many things since moving to Colorado, but one of the most exciting things is that you can totally knit in the great outdoors.…

knit.wear Fall/Winter 2018: A Project For Everyone

In true knit.wear fashion, the projects and photography in the recently-published Fall/Winter 2018 issue are modern, stripped down, and stunning. Since its inception in 2011, knit.wear has consistently…