Whether you knit scarves to take a break from serious knitting, to practice a new stitch, or even to knit up a quick gift, there's no denying that scarf knitting is popular amongst all skill levels. First you start with garter stitch scarves, and then you break into stockinette (and learn that the...
Jul 31, 2009
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When I see an Aran sweater my heart skips a beat. Oh, how I want to knit one of those beautiful, heavily cabled and patterned beauties. I've seen so many variations of the Aran sweater, but one of my favorites is this lovely cardigan jobbie--the Pewter Coat . I'm thinking of making this in the...
Jul 29, 2009
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One of the best entrelac tutorials I've ever seen is the Beyond the Basics article written by Eunny Jang in the Spring 2007 issue of Interweave Knits. Since entrelac can be a bit tough to explain, here's an excerpt from that article: Entrelac fabric's series of tilted blocks are worked one...
Note from Sandi: Ever wonder if famous designers look back on their early designs and say, "I would do that differently today"? We wondered this, too! Over the years, Nancy Bush , author of Interweave's new book Knitted Lace of Estonia: Techniques, Patterns, and Traditions , as well as...
Nov 12, 2008
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Note from Sandi: In the U.S., it is National Spinning and Weaving Week (October 4-10). Since every one of the lovely yarns we use is made by a spinner (somewhere...), I asked spinner and weaver Liz Gipson (yes, she of the cashmere goats!) to come back and talk to us about how to substitute a yarn you...
Lisa Shroyer Today's Knitting Daily post was written by the next in our series of Guest Star Editors: Lisa Shroyer , senior editor of Interweave Knits and editor of Knitscene magazine . I've been with Interweave since 2005. My main job is the pattern manager/editor of Knits . I manage all the...
Red Scarf Project Connections Scarf (Try saying THAT title three times fast!) It's true that the Connections Scarf I designed for the Red Scarf Project was my first cable-knitting project ever. I've managed to avoid cables until now, thinking that wrangling the cable needle was just too much...
Connections: A Red Scarf The Red Scarf Project , endorsed by Interweave, Lily Chin , and The National NeedleArts Association, was started in 2005 by the Orphan Foundation of America as a way of showing community support and encouragement to college-bound teens in foster care. This year, I was asked if...
Modern Quilt Wrap (yum!) It's true: I hate to knit scarves. I don't know why. I just do. I am thrilled to have other people knit scarves, and in snowy January, I love snuggling up in a sweet little neck-wrap just as much as the next person. However, while I understand intellectually that knitting...