A few days ago, I wrote about accessories being the perfect warm-weather knits. I just found out that we have a new eBook out, Easy Knitted Accessories , with seven accessory knitting patterns perfect for summer knitting! A happy coincidence, right? The patterns all come from Knitscene , and editor Amy...
Apr 30, 2014
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Eileen Lee's Red Poppy Cowl was inspired by a red crepe-paper poppy that her grandmother wore on her coat. The poppy was to honor Eileen's grandfather, a WWI veteran. In a nod to Christian Dior's 1954 pronouncement that red is "the color of life," Vicki Square used Dream in Color's...
Designer Tanis Gray loves the challenge of designing and knitting complex patterns that use intricate stitch patterns and inventive techniques, but she also enjoys creating simple knits that are simple-to-knit, easy-to-wear staples. In her new book, Cozy Knits , Tanis reached out to her favorite designers...
Nov 6, 2013
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"Vintage" is used all over the place these days. Maybe our busy, tech-filled lives make us long for the simplicity of the past. Although our foremothers had many different challenges than we did—can you imaging knitting by candlelight after being on your feet all day cooking from scratch...
As a retired trial attorney, I am always curious about what people think and do during their time on a jury. So when I came across the Juris Mitts in the 2011 issue of Interweave Knits Accessories , I knew that I simply had to knit them. First, the designer came up with the idea while serving on a jury...
One of the perks of working for Interweave is seeing our magazines and books before they are available to the general public. The new issue of Knits Accessories is bursting with easy knitting patterns—I can make for friends, family, and myself without busting my budget or time limitations. I decided...