Arm-knitting is the practice of using one’s forearms instead of knitting needles, using huge yarn. Take a look at Vickie Howell arm-knitting in this clip from Knitting Daily TV and learn the basics.   Recently, a company called Ohhio popped up with Facebook videos of people arm-knitting and enjoying gigantic blankets in minimalist homes. One of […]

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Throughout 2017, Interweave’s knitting feed featured the wise words of Lisa Shroyer in a column entitled “Lisa’s List.” Naturally in her role as a long time editor of multiple knitting magazines, and then as Content Strategist for the yarn and fiber teams here at Interweave, Lisa is more than qualified to address the handmade life. Not only […]

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Saturday, June 10 is World Wide Knit in Public Day 2017! Because you need another excuse to knit! Check out the details here. This holiday has been bringing knitters with their projects out into the public eye for years. This accomplishes a few things: it brings crafters together and builds community; exposes non-knitters to the […]

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Have you ever experienced a UFO? I’m not talking about alien spaceships—I’m talking about the forgotten knitting or crochet project that we call an Unfinished Object. In yarnie speak, a UFO. You start a project with all the excitement in the world. A new pattern, a new yarn, a new dream of a thing you […]

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I was a dirt-smudged, wild, and imaginative 8-year-old when my mom taught me to knit. I was rather quiet, then—things have changed!—and I had an intense focus when it came to Projects. I liked to draw. I liked to build forts in the woods. I read the DICTIONARY like it was a normal book. And […]

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Lisa’s New List: Top 5 Lisa’s Lists!

Hi, my name is Lisa and I write a weekly column for the Interweave blog called Lisa’s List. This has been a fun ride for me; in these knitting blogs, I’ve waxed on about everything from dating non-knitters to the world’s best yarn destinations. And you guys seem to like my lists, which makes this […]

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