Knitting Daily Blog

Check out what’s going on with Kathleen at the Knitting Daily blog. She shares her favorite knitting books, how-to videos, and knitting projects, plus talks about her works in progress.

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Holiday Projects: Favorites to Cast On Now

With the release of Interweave Knits Holiday, we’re all about holiday projects around here. My knitting groups are starting to plan their holiday knitting, too. I have a knitting retreat coming up in October, and all of us who are going are gathering our patterns, yarn, and snack plans (priorities, right?). I’m going to take…

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Reversible Plaid Scarf Knitting Pattern: Win a kit!

Serving the hand-knitting community for nearly 30 years, Skacel has remained a popular choice for quality yarns, needles, and accessories. We would like to take this opportunity to thank all those who have helped ensure our continued success. And what better way to acknowledge its fans, than by giving them the opportunity to win some…

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New Interweave Yarn Fest Instructor Contracts

We apologize for the communication around Interweave Yarn Fest. We are listening. We have made several mistakes during this process and we want to do our best to make it right. Effective immediately, we are offering all instructors a $1,000 honorarium for travel, hotel, and lodging. This honorarium should provide each instructor the funds to…

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Holiday Knitting: Inside Jan Brett’s Magical World

My first job in publishing was at an early childhood educational publisher. We created books and newsletters for parents and preschool teachers, and one of our products was a newsletter about children’s books. That’s when I was introduced to the amazing Jan Brett. Any of you who have kids or grandkids probably know her work,…

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Gift Knitting: Get your list sorted early!

It’s that time again: Interweave Knits Holiday Gifts is here, which means the season for gift knitting is upon us. It’s truly never too early to start making knit gifts. In fact, I know some of you have been knitting gifts since December 26th last year! Good for you, you overachievers. I didn’t do any…

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You Could Win a Colorblock Knit Top Kit!

Serving the hand-knitting community for nearly 30 years, Skacel has remained a popular choice for quality yarns, needles, and accessories. We would like to take this opportunity to thank all those who have helped ensure our continued success. And what better way to acknowledge its fans, than by giving them the opportunity to win some…

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Put a hat on it!

Hats are the perfect knitting project for any time of year. They’re small enough to tote around and so wonderful for gift-giving. And I never seem to have enough hat patterns around, so I was super happy to get The Knitted Hat Book. There are twenty great hat patterns in this book, so I think…

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Knitted Slippers: It’s time to start knitting!

Today I put on a sweater, and in the process of looking for it in my closet, I found my  knitted slippers. Slippers! Can you imagine? I’ve been living in flip flops for the past four months; the thought of wool slippers on my feet was nauseating, if you want the truth. But now it…

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You could win a Scoreboard KAL knit cowl kit!

Serving the hand-knitting community for nearly 30 years, Skacel has remained a popular choice for quality yarns, needles, and accessories. We would like to take this opportunity to thank all those who have helped ensure our continued success. And what better way to acknowledge its fans, than by giving them the opportunity to win some…