Knitting

Interweave Knits Winter 2019: The Science Issue

Dear Reader, “We are made of star-stuff.” The words of Carl Sagan from his book Cosmos have echoed through time and space for the last 38 years,…

Millcroft Shawl Knitting Kit
The Knitter's Dictionary Book
100 Knits: Interweave's Ultimate Pattern Collection Book
Darn It! How to Repair Your Knitting Online Workshop
Willow Winds Hat Knitting Kit

KNITTING TRENDS

What to Do with All Those Swatches? The Interweave Team Has Some Ideas!

You’ve heard our advice over and over again: Always swatch before launching into a project! Swatching will help you learn how to work with the yarn and…

The Orenburg Warm Shawl: When a ‘Gossamer Web’ Becomes a ‘Mink Coat’

Unless you are an aficionado of lace knitting, you probably haven’t heard of Orenburg, Russia. Located on the steppes of the Ural Mountain range, it’s a long…

How to Stay Sane While Making Handmade Gifts

I have a bit of a follow-through issue when it comes to handmade gifts. If you don’t believe me, there are lots of people you could ask:…

WIP: The Millcroft Shawl

A few weeks ago, I wrote a post about the Millcroft Shawl from knitscene Winter 2018, which is my favorite project from the issue. I also talked about…

Just Cast On: Making Your First Sweater

It breaks my heart to hear new knitters say that they’re “not good enough” to make a sweater. I’m never sure what they need to feel “good…

Pattern of the Week: Cambridge Jacket

We all have that sweater in our wardrobe: the one we reach for again and again because it’s comfortable, cozy, and flattering. It goes with anything, and…

100 Knits – The Breakdown

There’s a new book in Interweave town and it’s a big one. Weighing in at nearly 5 pounds and 512 pages, I dare say 100 Knits is our…

Aspen Pullover: You Are Here

I’ve been working on my Aspen Pullover for about a month, and it is moving right along! I made it through all of the sleeve and neck shaping.…

From Yarn to Darn—Discover Our Newest Online Ed Workshops!

Jennifer Raymond is a multitalented woman. A knitter, crocheter, spinner, teacher, and mother of two, she also has a business repairing heirloom knits. As a woman who…

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…

5 Reasons Why You Should Crochet

October was a crazy month for me, I started my first colorwork project, sewed my first dress, and completed my first crochet garment! I have no idea…

7 Ways to Keep Your Selfish Knitting to Yourself

We’ve all been there: you’re happily knitting along on your favorite sock, minding your own business, and BAM! Someone comes along and asks if you can make…

5 Times I Wish I Had The Knitter’s Dictionary While Learning to Knit

It wasn’t that long ago that I started to teach myself how to knit. Call it fear of asking the wrong questions or call it pride in…

Who Doesn’t Love a Yarn Sale?

I don’t know about you, but when I find yarn on sale, it’s like a holiday. If you’ve assumed that the yarn is in my basket as…

Nancy’s Knitted Stockings for a Young Lady

The knitted stockings shown below were featured in Weldon’s Practical Needlework, Volume 15, published in London in 1900. They were designed to come above the knee, but…

7 Tips for Knitting Warmer Mittens

Raise your hand if you like to knit mittens! Raise your hand if you struggle with sizing mittens! Loose hands, tight thumb gussets, short cuffs—you know the…

Yarn Hacks: Put a Pom-Pom On It!

You may have already seen our Yarn Hack on how to create a lot of pom-poms at once, so our latest Hack might look a little familiar.…

A Very Potter Halloween: Knitting Edition

Happy Halloween, fellow knitters! It’s a day of mystery, mischief, magic, and of course, Harry Potter. One of my favorite parts of the books has to be…

Our Scariest Knitting Moments

What’s the worst thing that’s ever happened to your knitting? Most knitters have those scary stories—you know, the ones about project catastrophes that inspire fear in all…

6 Reasons You HAVE to Get in on This Knitting Subscription Service!

|Sponsored| Have you ever signed up for a knitting subscription service that sent patterns, yarn, and knitting needles right to your door? I’ve ordered the occasional knitting…

Take 3: My First Colorwork Project

It’s embarrassing to admit, but I’ve been avoiding colorwork for over two years and now that I’ve finally gathered the courage and settled on a project, it’s…

knit.wear Wool Studio 101: Shiriku Tsui-do

Kimono-style jackets are so hot right now. They’re all over the fashion and craft magazines, and it’s easy to see why: everyone looks good in them. With…

5 Mittens to Knit This Winter

Winter approaches and my fingers are not prepared! I’ve been fanaticizing about owning (and using) hand-knit mittens and I think it’s finally time that I got around…