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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Some mornings, you wake up and the first thing you encounter is a scary headline, and you wonder “What’s happening to the world?” It’s easy to forget all the headlines that came before; to feel like things are spiraling out of control. Sometimes, you drop your latte in your lap while driving and the lid […]

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I don’t know about you, but I’ve been a little obsessed with news coverage lately. I have found myself spending more time than usual on my phone, following the news, reading op-eds, watching video clips and scrolling through epic threads of comments from friends and strangers alike. I’ve been having trouble sleeping, and I find […]

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Recently, I was sitting in a meeting with a bunch of editors, and Hannah Baker was to my right. As happens in many meetings at Interweave HQ, she was knitting. Now Hannah has a really interesting way of holding her yarn; she is a right-hand thrower and she wraps the working yarn several times around […]

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