Knitting

Wide Open Spaces with Romi Hill

Rosemary (Romi) Hill is a beloved lace designer, and in her book New Lace Knitting: Designs for Wide Open Spaces (Interweave, 2015), she brings us a collection of…

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Knitscene Spring 2019: The Editor’s Note

Traveling is my special little bubble where time is suspended, providing a peak-knitting environment. It’s a welcome break from the ever-constant worry of wasting time—finally, a chance…

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Knit a Pair of Victorian-Era Socks

Over the years, we at PieceWork have written a lot about the delightful patterns featured in Weldon’s Practical Needlework, and we’re especially smitten by Weldon’s Victorian-era socks.…

Knitting for Menfolk

With Valentine’s Day coming up, some of you may be considering surprising your significant fellow with a sweater. If so, I urge you to reconsider, or at…

Finished Object: The Cate Cardigan

When I received knitscene’s Fall 2018 edition, I knew I was in trouble. Editor Hannah Baker so completely knocked this issue out of the park, that there…

7 Do-Not-Miss Men’s Sweaters for 2019

Men’s sweaters, schmen’s sweaters, amirite?! A sweater is a sweater, and if you’re a lady who wants to wear a “men’s” sweater—or vice versa—go nuts! Wear whatever…

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…

What to Make When You Don’t Feel Like Making

I am a resolutions curmudgeon. This time of year, there are loads of blog posts and Instagram challenges about planning your projects for the next 12 months,…

Knitscene Spring 2019: The Editor’s Note

Traveling is my special little bubble where time is suspended, providing a peak-knitting environment. It’s a welcome break from the ever-constant worry of wasting time—finally, a chance…

Pattern of the Week: Sandstorm Pullover

I’m about to let you in on a little secret of mine—I love how layering looks, but I almost never dress in layers. It’s just hard, OK!…

Are Your New Year Knitting Resolutions Reasonable?

Starting a new year is hard. You want to make this next one a better year, one where you’re exactly the person you want to be and…

A Knitter’s Guide To: Fixing Common Mistakes in Lace Knitting

If you knit lace, two skills will make life a lot easier: first, identifying and fixing mistakes soon after they occur (because they will occur) and second,…

Pattern of the Week: Arcetri Pullover

The Arcetri Pullover merges comfort and visual intrigue to create the ideal winter couch project. It’s a great choice for a knitter with some upcoming downtime who…

A Spectrum of Possibilities: A Peek Inside Gradient Style

Whether you call it ombré, fade, or gradient, the beauty of creating color-shifting projects has been a revelation for modern knitters. Thanks to gifted designers and amazing…

Pattern of the Week: Flame Lace Shawl from Gradient Style

After the projects from the book Gradient Style first hit Ravelry, we had no idea which project would become the “crowd favorite.” Call it a case of color…

Little Indulgences: Departments from knit.wear Fall/Winter 2018

Books, products, and notions that make your knitting nook a refuge from a turbulent world. (Departments section from knit.wear Fall/Winter 2018) 1. Faroe Island Knits: Over 50…

Fiber Review: Multiverse Sock Yarns

Modern science has influenced knitting in many ways, from developing synthetic fibers such as nylon to creating the vibrant dyes used to make multicolored yarns. Here are…

My First Sweater: The Celia Cardigan

Almost everything about knitting a sweater scares me. My mind focuses on the hypothetical disasters like it ending up too tight, too baggy, or feeling like I’ve…

Pattern of the Week: The Periodic Pullover

When I was a sophomore in high school, I took a friend of mine to the “Morp” (anti-prom) dance that was held in the gym at school.…

Those Weird Victorians: Knit Weldon’s Lead Cushion, or Door Stop

Those weird Victorians added their crafty touch to all manner of household objects and textiles. We offer up this example from Weldon’s Practical Knitter, Thirty-Second Series, a…

A Knit to Remember: The Midnight Cap

The Midnight Cap, by Sarah Solomon, checks all of my quick knitting pattern boxes. It’s fast, easy, unique, and a celebration of yarn! Check out knitscene Accents…

Top 5 Interweave Knits Patterns of 2018!

Happy end of 2018! I never thought we’d see the end of this year. What a relief, am I right?! Fortunately, this year did come with lots…

Interweave Escapes: All New Knitting Clinic

Meeting makers and crafters from the many communities Interweave serves happens to be one of the perks of my job. Interweave Yarn Fest gives me that opportunity close to…

Top 10 Pins to Inspire Your Winter Knitting

Here at Interweave headquarters in Fort Collins, Colorado, a chill is really starting to set in at last. I, for one, am ready. If the shifting trends…

Your Favorite 2018 knit.wear and Wool Studio Patterns

I love all the end-of-year lists that pop up this time of year. It’s so fun to look back at the year and remember all the things…