I don’t know if you’ve heard but Knit.Wear magazine is back, and it’s awesome! This latest issue of Spring/Summer 2016 is one of my favorites thus far, with so many great knitting patterns I couldn’t believe! I missed Knit.Wear, a lot, and I hated when they changed their name to Knit.Purl. For all the good of this […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Since Eunny Jang left the helm of editor-in-chief of Interweave Knits and Knit.Wear (now Knit.Purl. and, judging by the first issue, not nearly as strong after the title change to meet a different audience), I’ve been really critical of new issues. It seems that every issue since then has featured a more muted color palette (stitcking […]Continue Reading... 2 Comments.
“I like knitting”, there’s a phrase that probably every knitter has uttered or at least “I love knitting”. Well, now that phrase is a magazine or rather an online magazine. You may have never heard of it, and that’s because it’s brand new. Their February 2015 issue is, in fact, their second issue, though […]Continue Reading... 1 Comment.
Vogue Knitting Winter 2014/2015 focuses primarily on one very interesting knitting technique: mosaic knitting. This unique technique pioneered by none other than Barbara Walker uses a slip stitch technique to create color work by only working with one color at a time. Any stitch that isn’t worked in the current color is slipped and only […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
As I’ve said before, I don’t really get crochet. It intimidates me, and I think a lot of patterns are ugly. When I saw the premier issue of CrochetScene, though I can say for certain that I did not find the patterns to be ugly. In fact, I found the opposite: they were fresh […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
It’s Friday, and that means it’s time for a knitting book/magazine review! Well, at least this Friday it does. Whether that continues to be the case remains to be seen, but I’m getting off topic… Today’s review is for the newly released knitting magazine, Enchanted Knits by Interweave. It’s a special issue, so any review of […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
I thought I’d start my first knitting magazine review with the knit.wear premiere issue. It might seem like an odd place to start, but this knitting magazine is probably my favorite knitting magazine of all time. In the forward, the editor Eunny Jang says about the issue, “when intricate patterning and complex surface design have been stripped […]Continue Reading... No Comments.