Most of us began our knitting careers with scarves. One of my first "real" projects was a simple garter stitch scarf, which I gave to a friend. She still wears it, almost ten years later. I cringe a tiny bit when I see her in it, but the rest of me is honored that she's loved it all these...
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Aug 28, 2012
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Annie Hartman Bakken wears a couple of hats at Interweave. Posing with my 8 year old Great Dane/Lab mutt Edith (Edie) as she proudly models a vest I made for her. Interweave Knits Weekend 2009. Her official title is Interweave Knits , Knitscene and Interweave Crochet marketing manager and KDTV associate...
I love the look of bobbles, but I didn't used to be able to stand knitting them. All that turning back and forth, working five stitches into one, It just seems like a pain. The thing about knitting is that some things are a pain, but they're usually worth it (just another instance of knitting...
I was flipping through our new special issue Interweave Knits: Weekend , and thinking about how much I usually look forward to knitting on the weekend; "usually" is the key word here, because I've got a project that I'm ready to be finished with. It's a complicated cabled scarf...
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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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...