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Interweave Knits

Interweave Knits

Summer 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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United States
Peak Media Properties, LLC
R 99,78
R 299,76
4 Issues

in this issue

2 min
glowing compass lanterns

Let the Glowing Compass Lanterns guide you home from your travels. Two different lace designs are available in two different sizes—perfect for 16-ounce and 32-ounce jars. Use twinkle lights or tea lights to cast a warm glow and beckon weary travelers. YARN Madelinetosh Unicorn Tails Difficulty Yarn Weight Finished Size 16 oz: 9¼ " circumference and 4½ " tall. 32 oz: 11¼ " circumference and 5¾ " tall, slightly tapered at top. Yarn Madelinetosh Unicorn Tails (100% superwash Merino wool; 52 yd [4 7 m]): 16 oz: Antique Lace, 1 skein. 32 oz: Phantasm, 2 skeins. Needles Size 4 (3.5 mm): set of double-pointed (dpn). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge. Notions Marker (m); 16 oz canning jar or 32 oz regular mouth canning jar size 59; tapestry needle. Gauge 16 oz: 21 sts…

2 min
editor’s note

Dear Reader, When the call for designs went out for this issue in April 2020, we didn’t yet fully understand the scope of the pandemic. Yes, travel was on hold and toilet paper was scarce, but surely within a few months, things would be up and running again. The chosen theme of Home & Away felt optimistic: a nod to future travels mixed with plenty of knitting to keep things cozy at home. And while I am starting to feel optimistic again about a future where travel is possible, this past year has left me heavy with nostalgia for hopping on a plane, jumping in a car, and exploring new places. The designs and styling in this issue capture that feeling of wanderlust. The patterns are inspired by places near and far,…

10 min
imperial gardens sweater

Pulling inspiration from the Japanese stitch dictionaries of Hitomi Shida and the designer’s travels to the Imperial Palace in Kyoto, Japan, the Imperial Gardens Sweater uses relatively simple stitches to create an intricate design full of flowing lines. This sweater is worked in pieces from the bottom up and seamed. YARN Manos del Uruguay Milo, distributed by Fairmount Fibers Difficulty Yarn Weight Finished Size 30 (36, 42, 47, 53, 59, 65, 71)" circumference at underarm. Pullover shown measures 36"; modeled with 3" of positive ease. Yarn Manos del Uruguay Milo (65% Merino wool, 35% linen; 380 yd [350 m]/3½ oz [100 g]): #i7099 Zinc, 3 (4, 4, 5, 5, 6, 6, 7) skeins. Yarn distributed by Fairmount Fibers. Needles Size 4 (3.5 mm). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge. Notions Markers (m); cable…

5 min
panoramic top

This soft, breezy tee features simple lace motifs that are reminiscent of mountain peaks under a star-sprinkled sky. The Panoramic Top is worked from side to side in two separate pieces, then seamed. Ribbing at the hem, neck, and sleeve cuffs provides a stable edge and a clean finish. YARN Universal Yarn Bamboo Pop Difficulty Yarn Weight Finished Size 32½ (36½, 40½, 44½, 48½, 50½, 54½, 58½, 62½)" circumference at underarm. Top shown measures 36½ "; modeled with 2½ " of positive ease. Yarn Universal Yarn Bamboo Pop (50% cotton, 50% bamboo; 292 yd [26 6 m]/3½ oz [100 g]): #134 Blue Whisper, 3 (3, 4, 4, 4, 5, 5, 5, 6) balls. Needles Size 3 (3.25 mm): 16" and 32" circular (cir). Size 4 (3.5 mm): 32" cir. Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain…

15 min
traipsing tank and shorts

Treat yourself to the cutest loungewear set with the Traipsing Tank and Shorts. The tank is worked in the round from the bottom up with a panel of twisted rib at each side and a simple lace pattern on the center front and ribbed hem. The same twisted rib-and-lace motif appears around each leg of the shorts. The right and left sides of the shorts are worked separately back and forth, then the pieces are joined and the ribbed drawstring waistband is worked in the round. YARN Valley Yarns Hawley, distributed by WEBS Difficulty Yarn Weight Finished Size 31¾ (35¼, 38½, 46¼, 47¾ 51¼, 54½, 60½)" circumference at underarm. Top shown measures 35¼ "; modeled with 1¾ " of positive ease. Yarn Valley Yarns Hawley (50% cotton, 30% silk, 20% nylon; 135 yd [123 m]/1¾…

6 min
hodophile blanket

When knitting this comforting blanket, you may find your mind wandering to faraway places as your hands fall into the therapeutic rhythm of working garter-stitch stripes. The Hodophile Blanket is knitted modularly: all the blocks are joined together as they are worked. An I-cord edging gives the blanket a polished finish. YARN Brown Sheep Company Lamb’s Pride Worsted Difficulty Yarn Weight Finished Size 36½ " wide and 51" long. Yarn Brown Sheep Company Lamb’s Pride Worsted (85% wool, 15% mohair; 190 yd [17 3 m]/4 oz [113 g]): #M137 Glacier Ice (MC) and #M01 Sandy Heather (CC), 5 skeins each (see Notes). Needles Size 8 (5 mm): 40" circular (cir). Adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge. Notions Waste yarn to be used as a stitch holder; tapestry needle. Gauge 17 sts and 34 rows…