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6 Things to Consider When Finding Your Perfect Cardigan

We all have those garments we would wear every single day if we could. Maybe it’s a jacket that you feel totally fabulous wearing with anything, or…

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Make Your First Knitted Socks

Sock knitting is hugely popular for a variety of reasons. Sock projects are much more portable than sweaters, they’re ideal for gifting, and there are so many…

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KNITTING TRENDS

Make Your First Knitted Socks

Sock knitting is hugely popular for a variety of reasons. Sock projects are much more portable than sweaters, they’re ideal for gifting, and there are so many…

4 Spotify Playlists to Knit To, According to Your Project Difficulty

Knitters and crocheters are the ultimate multi-taskers. We rarely sit in silence as we work away on our WIPs. There is often a show or movie on…

4 Summer Hats to Beat the Heat

What does one knit during summer? This is an ongoing conversation, and one that can go in all sorts of directions. Some folks knit the same things…

Pattern of the Week: Butterfly Mitts

When I was a child, my father planted a butterfly garden in our backyard. Milkweed, bleeding heart, honeysuckle, and columbine all crowded around an enormous butterfly bush…

Les Tricoteuses: A Bastille Day Yarn

On July 14, France celebrates Bastille Day (or as they call it “Quatorze Juillet”), the anniversary of the storming of the Bastille prison in 1789 that marked…

Pattern of the Week: Cove Beach Pullover

In the Cove Beach Pullover, Cheryl Toy combines color blocking, lace, and a dot-stitch texture to create a gorgeous, unique sweater. The yarn is Willow & Lark…

Fiber Review: Light and Lovely Linens

Linen is one of the oldest fibers used by humankind; dyed fibers dating to 34,000 BCE were found in caves in the nation of Georgia, and linen…

10 Tips for Working with Dark Yarn

Darkly colored yarn gets a bad rep. It can be difficult to see and work with, especially without adequate lighting or set-up. Some people avoid working with…

5 Reasons Knitting Socks Is Better than Buying Socks

“You know you can just buy socks, right?” I can’t tell you how many times I’ve had some snarky muggle ask me this while I’m knitting socks…

Runway Fashion and TNNA: Wool Studio Vol. VI

Most of the time, the only way to see a garment from a magazine in person is to make it yourself. But yarn shop owners could see…

Project of the Week: Trigono Tee

I avoid admitting it, but math and I are not strictly the best of friends. After many years, I’m starting to come around to the satisfying, tangible,…

Lost in Lace: Julia’s Laceweight Work in Progress

When I first started knitting, I was an impatient, often inconsistent crafter. I hated when projects took more than two weeks to complete. It felt like a…

Pattern of the Week: Deep Sea Wrap

Living in land-locked states for most of my life has meant a deep fascination with the ocean. I remember my parents taking my sisters and me on…

The Structure of Shawls

I am old enough to remember when shawl knitting blazed back into vogue. It was in the mid-2000s, and we were inundated with sock yarns, but getting…

First Sweater, Complete: Andrea’s Murray Pullover

I have officially completed my first-ever handknitted sweater! Congratulations are in order, if I do say so myself. For my first foray into garments with sleeves, I…

Meet the Stranded Colorwork Socks Your Glamping Dreams Are Made Of

I didn’t know what I was getting into when I cast on the Bandelier Socks, a gorgeous pair of top-down stranded colorwork socks inspired by Bandelier National…

How to Survive Women’s Winter

Ah summer, the season where everywhere is slightly uncomfortable. Without a body of water or some breezy shade to sit in, outside is just a tad too…

Knit Your Best Life with knitscene Summer Projects

Editor’s note: We love to reflect on our best, and when it comes to summer projects, we still feel that knitscene Summer 2018 shines especially bright. Check…

8 Reasons Britain Isn’t So Bad

It’s been over 200 years since the Revolutionary War, so hopefully I can say—without angering anyone—that Americans are definitely okay with Britain at this point. And the…

Pattern of the Week: Alongshore Cardigan

The fall issue of knitscene is here, and it features Sarah Kelliher’s must-knit Alongshore Cardigan. It’s sturdy, drapey, and stylish—a great layering piece for fall and beyond.…

knitscene Fall 2019

The fall season is associated with endings and subsequent beginnings. The end of summer, the start of the new school year, and the crisp air bring the…

Knitting a Bouquet: 5 Flowery Favorites

Our garden is gorgeous right now. Although my favorite peonies have faded, the roses are in full bloom and the day lilies are about to pop. I…

The Top 3 Summer Knitting Trends

During the summer, it often feels too hot to care about trends. When it’s 95 degrees out, what do I care about fashion? All I want to…