Interweave Knits Spring 2021

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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2 min
editor’s note

Dear Reader, It’s a strange thing, starting a new job during a pandemic. Working on Interweave Knits is a dream job for me—I grew up chasing down each new issue with my mother, driving from yarn shop to yarn shop to see who would be the first to have the magazine in stock. While incredibly grateful to have a job that allows me to work from home and stay safe, I miss, as many do, the creative energy that happens when artistic, passionate people are working in close proximity. Because, believe me, this team is a talented, creative bunch. Cue the photo shoot for this issue: It’s October and the pandemic is weighing heavily on everyone, but we’re able to safely gather to shoot the projects. Outside the studio, leaves fall and…

2 min
knit green

1 ECOBUTTERFLY ORGANICS PAKUCHO SPORT ORGANIC COTTON Content: 100% organic cotton | Color: Deep Green | Put-up: 150 yd (137 m)/1¾ oz (50 g) | Recommended Needle Size: 6 (4 mm) Although we’re most accustomed to seeing undyed cotton in white or cream, it actually grows in a variety of natural shades. This yarn comes in a range of natural, undyed greens, browns, and tans, and the cable-plied construction makes for a soft, sturdy yarn. 2 BLUE SKY FIBERS PRINTED ORGANIC COTTON Content: 100% certified organic cotton | Color: #2204 Sweet Pea | Put-up: 150 yd (137 m)/3½ oz (100 g) | Recommended Needle Size: 7–9 (4.5–5.5 mm) This two-ply, worsted-weight yarn is like knitting with a cloud. It’s incredibly soft and fluffy, making it a great choice for baby sweaters and next-to-the-skin tops…

7 min
vernal awakening pullover

Worked in the round from the bottom up, the Vernal Awakening Pullover starts with a simple lacy rib pattern that blooms into an allover leafy lace motif. The Merino- and linen-blend yarn lends warmth, drape, and a little bit of shine to this stunning sweater. YARN Manos del Uruguay Milo, distributed by Fairmount Fibers Difficulty Level Yarn Weight Finished Size 32¾ (37¼, 42, 46½, 51, 55½, 60¼, 64¾, 69¼)" circumference at underarm. Pullover shown measures 42"; modeled with 9½ " of positive ease. Yarn Manos del Uruguay Milo (65% Merino wool, 35% linen; 380 yd [3 50 m]/3½ oz [100 g]): #i2141 Jaipur, 3 (3, 4, 4, 4, 5, 5, 5, 5) skeins. Yarn distributed by Fairmount Fibers. Needles Size 7 (4.5 mm): 16" and 24–32" circular (cir), depending on size you are making, and set…

4 min
daydreamer tee

The Daydreamer Tee is a classic top-down raglan tee with beautiful hem detailing. The lacy mesh pattern gives the bottom of this sweater a subtle scallop ed shape, and the split hem adds to the soft, breezy feel. Choose a yarn with a touch of silk for added elegance. YARN Cascade Yarns Heritage Silk Difficulty Level Yarn Weight Finished Size 35¾ (44¼, 52½, 60¾, 69)" circumference at underarm. Top shown measures 44¼ "; modeled with 4¼ " of positive ease. Yarn Cascade Yarns Heritage Silk (85% superwash Merino wool, 15% silk; 437 yd [400 m]/3½ oz [100 g]): #5749 Petunia, 3 (3, 4, 4, 5) skeins. Needles Sizes 3 (3.25 mm) and 5 (3.75 mm): 24–32" circular (cir), depending on size you are making. Size 3 (3.25 mm): set of double-pointed (dpn). Adjust needle size if…

5 min
moonstruck sweater

The details on the Moonstruck Sweater—the cowl-like collar, the lacy mesh panel s—give this garment a sophisticated feel. The body of this pullover is worked back and forth in pieces then seamed. YARN Rowan Yarns Summerlite 4ply Difficulty Level Yarn Weight Finished Size 33½ (37½, 41, 45, 49, 52½, 56, 60, 64)" circumference at underarm. Pullover shown measures 37½ "; modeled with 5" of positive ease. Yarn Rowan Yarns Summerlite 4ply (100% cotton; 191 yd [175 m]/1¾ oz [50 g]): #0 0433 Aqua, 8 (9, 10, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15) skeins. Needles Sizes 2 (2.75 mm) and 2½ (3 mm). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge. Notions Markers (m); removable m; stitch holders; tapestry needle. Gauge 29 sts and 39 rows = 4" in St st on larger needles; 30 sts and…

11 min
first blush sweater

Delicate cabled floral motifs run the length of the First Blush Sweater—a bit of sweetness to balance the dramatic back. This sweater is knitted in the round from the bottom up to the deep back V-neck, then worked separately back and forth to the shoulders. Set-in sleeves keep the First Blush Sweater tailored and polished. YARN Kelbourne Woolens Mojave Difficulty Level Yarn Weight Finished Size 33½ (38½, 40¾, 43½, 45¼, 48, 52¾, 55¼, 57½, 60)" circumference at underarm. Pullover shown measures 40. "; modeled with. " of positive ease. Yarn Kelbourne Woolens Mojave (60% cotton, 40% linen; 185 yd [169 m]/1. oz [50 g]): #950 Mauve, 7 (8, 8, 9, 10, 10, 11, 12, 13, 13) skeins. Needles Sizes 3 (3.25 mm) and 4 (3.5 mm): 24–40" circular (cir), depending on size you are making, and…