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Common Blue Tunic
Named for a violet butterfly that flourishes throughout the summer months, the Common Blue Tunic is worked from the bottom up in three pieces and seamed at the shoulders and sides. The back panels are seamed from the garter-stitch band to the necklin
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Rippling Waves Shawl
The lace motif on the Rippling Waves Shawl is meant to evoke the image of sailboats bobbing on ocean waves. This elegant crescent shawl is knitted in 100% certified organic Merino yarn. It is worked back and forth from the bottom up and shaped with s
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Gorge Tank Top
The 100% cotton yarn of the Gorge Tank Top makes this an ideal piece for your summer wardrobe. Using a simple ribbing pattern with stripes, this cute, cropped summer tank is worked back and forth in two pieces and seamed. The shoulders are grafted to
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Succulent Wrap
The Succulent Wrap is worked in the round from the center out before being extended further on two sides to create its final rectangle shape. The ribbed border adds a nice weight to the lacy design, while the 100% organic cotton yarn keeps this shawl
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Lavender Tank Top
The Lavender Tank Top speaks summer in every line of its silhouette. Knit in delicate, recycled-silk yarn, this airy tank is worked back and forth in pieces from the bottom up and seamed. The front panels wrap around slightly to the back. The tank is
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Flax Flower Top
A perfect layering piece, the Flax Flower Top is worked in the round from the bottom up, starting with a band of dainty diamond-lace motifs. Knit in a Merino/linen-blend yarn, this top is sure to become a summer staple. Yarn Manos del Uruguay Milo, d
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Gemstones Shawl
The colors of the Gemstones Shawl are reminiscent of late-summer evenings and early-morning hikes. This triangular piece is worked from the narrow end to the wide end using alternating star-stitch and slipped-stitch patterns. Yarn Echoview Fiber Mill
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Lotus Lace Kerchief
Keep your hair out of your eyes on windy summer days with the Lotus Lace Kerchief. This lovely, lacy headband easily ties under your hair and is finished off with a sweet tassel. It is worked in a cotton and linen blend, ideal for keeping cool. Yarn
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Knitting A Sweater From Side To Side
Part 2 In part 1 of this article, published in knitscene Spring 2020, I talked about different construction methods for side-to-side sweaters. We then worked through knitting a side-to-side sweater and learned how to keep track of stitches and rows s
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Connect with the knitscene team and our other knitting titles at When I arrived at Interweave as an assistant editor in 2013, I had been knitting since high school, but it wasn’t until then that I knitted my first sweater. It was
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beginner: basic stitches easy: moving past scarves intermediate: pretty confident advanced: challenge myself To check gauge, cast on 50% more stitches than the stated gauge using recommended needle size. Work in pattern stitch until piece measures at
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Eco-friendly Supplies for All Your Knitterly Needs
These recycled aluminum needle pens are perfect for your purse or project bag. Made from size 11 and 13 knitting needles, these crafty pens can have their cartridges replaced when the ink runs out. Spun from 100% Tibeta
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Wool Studio
DIFFICULTY FINISHED SIZE 38¼ (42½, 46¾, 49¾, 54¼, 57¾)" circumference at underarm. Pullover shown measures 42½"; modeled with 11½" of positive ease. YARN Manos del Uruguay Milo (65% Merino wool, 35% linen; 380 yd [350 m]/3½ oz [100 g]): #i2149 Petal,
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Naturally Knit
The stunning Bluets Top takes lace knitting to the next level. This simple rectangular top is worked from side to side and seamed at the shoulders and sides. The delightful wool/cotton-blend yarn combined with the lace pattern makes this an ideal sum
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Lilac Lace Top
You’re unlikely to find a more flowing top than this one. The Lilac Lace Top uses a simple all-over eyelet pattern so that the focus is drawn to the split back, which is flanked by a dayflower lace border on each side. Yarn Wool and the Gang Shiny Ha
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Clearing Wrap
Summer days may be hot, but the nights can get chilly! Keep yourself cozy with the Clearing Wrap. Worked from end to end, the dramatic diagonal lace pattern in the center is framed by a diamond lace pattern and garter stitch at each side. The Peruvia
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Olivine Top
The perfect piece for layering, the Olivine Top will have you knitting up lace in no time. This top is worked back and forth in pieces from the bottom up in an easy-to-memorize lace mesh pattern. The open side seams add to the airiness of this light
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Editor’s Note
GARTER STITCH doesn’t get old. I confess there was a time when I stuck my nose up at it because I had moved onto more advanced, “better” knitting techniques. It took me awhile to come back to it, but ultimately I did because of the comfort, peace, an
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Darts Pullover
The Darts Pullover is a classic drop-shoulder sweater with a lovely textured “dart” detail on the front and back. The body and sleeves are worked in the round from the bottom up. Yarn Knit One, Crochet Too Sebago Finished Size 33 (36½, 40¼, 44, 47¾,
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Springtime Supplies
This book is perfect for the literary knitters of the world, delightfully combining letters and fiber into one art form. Author Rüdiger Schlömer uses a systematic approach to show knitters how to use typeface to create unique projects.
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Sidelong Tee
If you’ve ever wanted to learn side-to-side knitting (see the article on page 40), the Sidelong Tee might be the perfect opportunity! This relaxed piece, which is knitted side-to-side from sleeve cuff to sleeve cuff, features a garter-stitch texture
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Transseasonal Yarns
Oomingmak has made qiviut their life’s work. This cooperative is owned by over 200 native Alaskan women, and they have been working since 1969 to bring qiviut yarn to the rest of the world. Qiviut is the underwool of the Artic musk ox, and it might b
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Netted Tank Top
The lightweight Netted Tank Top shows off the great qualities of 100% hemp yarn. The pattern, which is available in nine sizes, is worked in the round from the bottom up and is mostly stockinette stitch aside from a triangular drop stitch panel at th
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Needles for Quick Knitting
If you’ve knit long enough, you’ve probably experienced the tragedy of having a stitch slip right off your needle while you weren’t looking. Signature Needle Arts double-pointed needles feature a Slip/Grip needle stalk, keeping your stitches safely a
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Herbage Tee
The Herbage Tee is a gorgeously simple stockinette-stitch tee with leaf-lace borders at the bottom of the body and short-sleeve cuffs. The body of this tee is worked from the bottom up, starting with the lace split hems worked back and forth, then th
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Knitted with a lovely, drapey alpaca-silk blend yarn, the Peaks & Valleys Shawl is lightweight yet warm enough for those colder spring days. Style this shawl in a number of different ways to find the right level of coverage on any spring day. Yarn Bl
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Knitting a Sweater from Side to Side Part 1
You’ve probably made sweaters from the bottom up, and possibly from the top down, but have you ever tried knitting a sweater from side to side? This type of construction can also be referred to as knitting from “cuff to cuff” because these sweaters o
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Crosswise Top
The cotton Crosswise Top is worked from the top down with raglan shaping. The pattern features a mesh pattern in the yoke and heel stitch in the body and sleeves. The bubble sleeves are picked up and worked from the top down to the cuffs. Yarn Jo Sha
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Trilateral Cowl
Requiring one skein each of four colors, the Trilateral Cowl is worked in three sections, starting with six garter-stitch triangle panels that are joined to one another as they are worked. Then, the rectangle and triangle borders are worked across th
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The Trilogies Hat & Cowl set is worked in a plush cotton-and-Merino yarn all in garter stitch, using a simple three-row stripe pattern. The cowl begins with a provisional cast-on and is grafted in garter stitch, and the hat is worked in the round fro
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