Interweave Knits Spring 2020

From cover to cover, Interweave Knits magazine gives you great projects, from the beginner to the advanced. Every issue is packed full of captivating smart designs, step-by-step instructions, easy-to-understand illustrations, plus well-written, lively articles sure to inspire.

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editor’s note

Dear Reader, How many sheep breeds are there? If a person types this question into a Google search, they would quickly find that there is no definite number. The general answer is “a whole heck of a lot.” Which plants are used to make yarn? This is also a realm where the possibilities start to open up when you begin to look into them. There are the obvious cotton and linen yarns we’ve come to know, but there are also bamboo, soy, and wood yarns, and so many more. Aside from sheep, what other animals provide wool of their own? What the heck is a musk ox or, for that matter, the qiviut that supposedly comes off its body? (If you ever get a chance to touch this stuff, do it.) What does…

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pure luxury

1 MYAK BABY YAK MEDIUM Content: 100% baby yak | Color: Chocolate | Put-up: 125 yd (117 m)/1¾ oz (50 g) | Recommended Needle Size: Size 7–9 (4.5–5.5 mm) Yak down has a micron count to rival cashmere in softness. Try this yarn for cozy, warm hats and cowls; with a wide range of natural and dyed colors, it would also make stunning colorwork accessories. 2 PLYMOUTH YARN ANGORA Content: 100% angora | Color: #3027 Teal | Put-up: 49 yd (45 m)/ 3⁄8 oz (10 g) | Recommended Needle Size: Size 8 (5 mm) Incredibly drapey and soft, angora comes from rabbits. You can use this yarn in a variety of ways: as a fuzzy edging on gloves, held together with another yarn to add a glorious halo, or on its own for a…

8 min
castile cardigan

The Castile Cardigan uses a combination of simple textures and a garter-stitch collar to create a classically unique garment. Knitted with soft Merino wool, the body of this cardigan is worked back and forth in one piece from the bottom up. YARN Valley Yarns Amherst, distributed by WEBS PATTERN page 24 CASTILE CARDIGAN MEGHAN JONES Difficulty Level Yarn Weight Finished Size 36 (39½, 45, 49, 52½, 56½, 62, 66, 69½)" circumference at underarm, with fronts overlapped by about 8". Cardigan shown measures 39½ "; modeled with 4½ " of positive ease. Yarn Valley Yarns Amherst (100% Merino wool; 109 yd [100 m]/1¾ oz [50 g]): Drift wood, 10 (11, 12, 13, 15, 16, 17, 17, 18) balls. Yarn distributed by WEBS. Needles Size 8 (5 mm): 32" circular (cir) and set of double-pointed (dpn). Adjust needle size if necessary…

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stratus shawl

The textures, colors, and motion of melting snow are what inspired this designer to create the three-color Stratus Shawl. The 100% Targhee-wool yarn is completely traceable, from the sheep that live in Montana and South Dakota to the spinning and dyeing processes that take place in Maine. YARN Brooklyn Tweed Arbor PATTERN page 26 STRATUS SHAWL MEGHAN JONES Difficulty Level Yarn Weight Finished Size 45" wide and 45" tall. Yarn Brooklyn Tweed Arbor (100% American Targhee wool; 145 yd [132 m]/1¾ oz [50 g]): Gale (light gray, A), Humpback (dark gray, B), and Kettle (black, C), 3 balls each. Needles Size 7 (4.5 mm): 40" circular (cir). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge. CHART A Notions Markers (m); tapestry needle. Gauge 15 sts and 24½ rows = 4" in patt from Chart B; 15 sts and 34 rows =…

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kent lamb pullover

Worked back and forth from the top down with raglan shaping, the Kent Lamb Pullover is knitted with lambswool from Romney sheep raised in the West Yorkshire region of England. YARN The Fibre Co. Lore PATTERN page 28 KENT LAMB PULLOVER EMILY WOOD Difficulty Level Yarn Weight Finished Size 33½ (37½, 42, 46, 50½, 54½, 58¾)" circumference at underarm. Pullover shown measures 37½ "; modeled with 2½ " of positive ease. Yarn The Fibre Co. Lore (100% Kent lambswool; 273 yd [250 m]/3½ oz [100 g]): #LOR080 Stable, 4 (5, 5, 6, 6, 7, 8) skeins. Needles Size 6 (4 mm): 16" and 32" circular (cir) and set of double-pointed (dpn). Size 7 (4.5 mm): 32" cir and set of dpn. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge. Notions Markers (m); cable needle (cn); stitch holders; tapestry…

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sandness cardigan

Knitted with a fingering-weight Shetland wool, the Sandness Cardigan sports crisp stitch definition in its wide cable panels and ribbing. Worked from the bottom up in pieces and seamed, this cardigan is meant to be worn with an oversized fit. YARN Jamieson’s Shetland Spindrift, distributed by Simply Shetland PATTERN page 32 SANDNESS CARDIGAN MONE DRÄGER Difficulty Level Yarn Weight Finished Size 34½ (39¾, 45¼, 50½, 55¾)" circumference at underarm, buttoned. Cardigan shown measures 45¼ "; modeled with 10¼ " of positive ease. Yarn Jamieson’s Shetland Spindrift (100% Shetland wool; 115 yd [105 m]/7⁄8 oz [25 g]): #103 Sholmit, 11 (13, 16, 18, 21) skeins. Yarn distributed by Simply Shetland. Needles Size 3 (3.25 mm): 40" circular (cir). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge. Notions Markers (m); cable needle (cn); stitch holder; four 1½ " buttons; tapestry…