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Happy Birthday, Interweave Knits!

Twenty years is a long time. I was in my first job out of college twenty years ago, and more importantly, I didn’t know how to knit yet! I can’t imagine a life without knitting, but it’s true. Twenty years is an especially long time for a magazine. They come and go, as I’m sure…

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My Top 10 Tips for Knit Socks

Knit socks might seem simple (after you’ve knit your first few pairs, that is), but there are certain techniques that take them up a notch. I’m a big fan of tips and tricks, and there are lots of them for knitting socks, but I have gathered my 10 best here, because I love you. 1.…

Fix a dropped stitch at the end of a row!

How to Fix a Dropped Stitch at the End of a Row

I’ve been working on finishing my Kayleen Pullover, and last week I had a disaster of epic proportions: My needle slid out of the first stitch, and it raveled down several rows. This type of dropped stitch has never happened to me before, so I wasn’t sure what to do with all of those loops…

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Knit Shawls: Techniques you should know

Triangular knit shawls are beautiful and really useful, even this time of year. We have cousins visiting this week, and the weather has been abnormally cool. They’re from Southern California, and they are a little chilly! Luckily, I have a shawl wardrobe to share. All of us had knit shawls on when we went on…

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Knitted Brush Strokes

The fall 2016 issue of knitscene is filled with gorgeous designs and ideas, but I think my favorite are the four patterns by Beatrice Perron Dahlen, the featured designer for this issue. Of course the beautiful and striking black, white, and gray color schemes speak to me, but I also LOVE the designs themselves—the easy…

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Knit hats for days!

You’ve seen the headlines: Knit hats are hot! More than just a great way to keep your noggin warm, they provide a dash of color and style and are the perfect way to top off an outfit. Hats are often one of the first projects a knitter takes on (after a scarf or two!) and…

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Embossed Leaves and fall knitting patterns

I love it when one of our fall knitting patterns take the knitting world by storm. Rebecca Blair’s Embossed Leaves pullover from Love of Knitting Fall 2015 is one of those. It’s just debuted and already it’s super popular on Ravelry. And for good reason; the leaf motif is beautiful, and it really highlights a…

Ask Kathleen your knitting questions.

Ask Kathleen!

Now’s your chance to ask me your knitting questions! If I don’t know the answer, I’ll enlist our knits team to help me. Knitting techniques, patterns, stitches, knitting how-to, beginner tips, anything! Just ask your question in the comments below and I’ll answer one a week in this space. Ready? Go! Save Save Save Save…