This weekend was the New York Sheep and Wool Festival, more colloquially known as Rhinebeck. The weather was... odd, but the people were fantastic, and the sheep were sheepy. I went with the goal of only buying yarn to make a gift for my mom, and ended up falling in love with the idea of an orange sweater...
Oct 22, 2014
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Cable knits are beautiful. Lace knits are beautiful. Cables combined with lace? Amazingly stunning. Teacher and designer Stephannie Tallent has a new video workshop called Aran Lace Knitting , and it's really remarkable. Three variations of Stephannie Tallent's Achillia Cowl, which comes as a...
The weather is warming up and it's time to plan some small projects for the summer. None of us wants a big wool sweater piling up in our laps as we knit! I don't know about you, but I knit year-round; I just change the type of projects I work on. Summer knitting is a great time to stock up on...
Apr 11, 2014
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To me, there's nothing more lovely than an intricately cabled sweater. Kathy Zimmerman is one of my favorite designers. She's known as the Cable Queen, and her sweaters are simply beautiful. Setting out to design the perfect sweater to wear on a getaway weekend at a New England B&B, Kathy...
Editors’ Note: We asked Karin Strom, Interweave’s editorial director for the yarn group, to share her interview with book author Lene Holme Sams ø e. Essentially Feminine Knits: 25 Must-Have Chic Designs by Lene Holme Sams ø e. Every so often a knitting book comes along that...
A note from Kathleen: It's been quite a decade for us here at Interweave. Our editorial director, Marilyn Murphy, recently took a stroll through our pattern collection and she's chosen one design for each year that she thinks represents that year in Interweave designs. Marilyn has been at Interweave...