Can we please talk about the latest edition of Interweave Knits? I got mine in the mail less than a week ago and I am smitten with a lot of the patterns in the magazine but before I go on I just wanted to say…
If you haven’t gotten your copy yet I don’t want to spoil this for anyone.
Let’s talk patterns:
From the first pages of this issue I was blown away by the colors and patterns I saw. I have to admit that while I claim to be more the “rock n roll” type, but I have a secret inner hippie who was tickled pink by this mag.
The elegant Great Gatsby Dress is utterly stunning from it’s lacy details to it’s ribbed waistline. I have to make this dress!
The Elemental Boatneck sweater is very similar to the first sweater Im going to make this year. That sweater pattern came from Knit.1 magazine. It has a woven basket pattern where the twisted ribbing at the neck is. I think this sweater is both simple and elegant. It will look lovely with dress pants or jeans.
The Oneshot Lace Hat is a hippie’s dream come true. If I didn’t have a list a mile long of things I need to finish by the end of the year (or that darn goal list I started) I would drop everything pick up some yarn and make this hat right now! It reminds me a lot of the hat Liz wore in Shaun of the Dead and that kind of makes me like it even more!
The Filet Patch Blouse just blows my mind! I love how the patches at the top look like crochet but are actually knit. This just makes me inner hippie child scream with delight. I’ve been so tempted to just buy the yarn and start working on it right now but I know I have way too many things to get under control before I do.
The Luminare Skirt is a breathtaking piece of lace and I know most people who know me would argue that I rarely wear skirts but I think I could find it in my heart to wear this at least once a week. I love it that much!
The Spidery Tank seems like a super cool solution for summer knitting. It looks light, airy, and quick. This is something I would definitely consider making this soon!
Last but not least the article on knitting the perfect jogless stripe totally helped with my most recent project:
The date on the picture is wrong (I forgot to set it when I took the picture). But I started this project last Thursday and got this issue a few days later. This picture was actually taken two days ago and the scarf is very close to completion and that article made all the difference in the way my stripes work. I’ll take close up shots of before and after I used their method for my next post so you can see the difference.
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