Articles and Interviews

Learn more about the craft you love with these knitting articles and interviews.


Yarn Substitutions

Knitting patterns usually call for a particular yarn, but that doesn’t mean you can’t use something else. The secret to successful substitution is understanding weight and fiber content.
Yarn Weight
A yarn’s weight refers to its thickness. The Craft Yarn Council has established a standard grading system ranging #0 for lace weight up to #7 for jumbo

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Easter Bunny Egg Cosy Mini Knitting Kit

Easter Bunny Egg Cosy

Add a little something extra to your Easter egg dying tradition this year. This kit will knit up an adorable cosy to wrap around your egg, which will be a fun and festive display of your knitting skills. Each kit makes one egg cosy and is available in pink, yellow, blue, or green. It includes

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Rainbow Sorbet Sprinkles Miniskein Gift Set

Rainbow Sorbet

Pastel hues are synonymous with spring, and these ten gorgeous miniskeins are the perfect teaser for all the bright colors that are soon to bloom. The speckle-dyeing technique adds a nice pop of vibrant color to the pale fiber, which will be a great way to give your smaller projects a big personality. This sock

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Little Knits for Little Feet

Little Knits for Little Feet

Whether you’re expecting a little one of your own or want something extra special for the next baby shower, these baby knits give you 14 new projects from which to choose. With step-by-step photos for all techniques, every knitter can soon produce these adorable designs, which feature comforting pastels, spunky bobbles, and classic cables. From

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Knitter’s Yarn Bag

Knitter's Yarn Bag

We all get busy, but that doesn’t mean we have to give up our knit time. It just means we knit on the go, which is exactly why we need a wristlet that can stand up to the challenge. This bag is designed to slip over your wrist and hold your yarn while you work

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Silver Birdie Stitch Markers Set of 8

Birdie stitch markers

Spring is in the air—and your knitting projects! These bird stitch markers are the perfect emblems for the fresh hopefulness of this season. Each has a freshwater pearl that compliments the shine of the silver, so your knitting time will have just the right combination of simple elegance and cute character. These can fit over

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Framework: 10 Architectural Summer Knits

Summer is just around the corner, but your yarn doesn’t have to go in the back of the closet with your heavy winter afghans. This collection of warm-weather knits offers trendy wearables, such as short-sleeved cardigans and blouses, as well as accessories like airy summer scarves. The welcoming hues and soft feel of the beloved

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Bath Knits: 30 Projects Made to Pamper

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After the stress of a long week, you deserve some TLC, especially during your nightly routine. Relax in a knitted bathrobe and slippers, or treat yourself to a pair of pedicure socks. Surround yourself in knitted indulgence with handcrafted bath mats and wall decorations. And of course, don’t miss the all-important hand towels and washcloths.

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