June’s Blog Post Roundup

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Another month has past us by, and you know what that means—we’re another month closer to spilling all of the fiber-licious details of 2018’s Interweave Yarn Fest!

Until then, we want to talk about some of our favorite posts that landed on Interweave’s blog in June. Whether you are troubleshooting a problem with one of your projects, want to read up on new trends or simply just want to smile and get inspired, Interweave’s blog is the place for you! With so many wonderful contributors, it’s truly a one-stop-shop for all things fiber art.

Let’s jump right into our June favorites!

Image Source: https://www.interweave.com/article/knitting/summer-knitting-survival-guide/

Your Summer Knitting Survival Guide

By Andi Satterlund

You already know we’re huge fans of knitting during all seasons, but how in the world does one combat sticky needles and uncomfortably toasty wool on a hot summer’s day? Read up on some great tips for keeping your cool (literally) while you knit your way through the hotter months. Oh, and one of the tips involves ice cream!



Image Source: https://www.interweave.com/article/crochet/5-reasons-crocheted-mens-shorts-awesome/

5 Reasons Crocheted Men’s Shorts Are Awesome

by Rachel Koon 

Okay, do we even need to give an explanation as to why this blog post is awesome? Not only would we love to see more men sport this trend, but we would also love if it encouraged them to give crochet a try!



Lisa Espinosa’s tote. Image Source: https://www.interweave.com/article/crochet/show-us-your-crochet-tote/

Crochet Corner Wants to Know: What’s in Your Bag?

by Crochet Corner 

Ahh, there’s nothing like a beautiful raffia crochet tote in the summer. It’s pretty much an essential for traveling, a day at the beach, a trip to the farmer’s market or any other summer activity that requires a little extra space in your bag. We’re huge fans of “What’s in your bag?” blogs and videos. It’s amazing what you can learn about someone just by seeing their daily essentials. Want to see what kind of goods Interweave editors stow away in their totes? Read this post to find out!



Image Source: https://www.interweave.com/article/knitting/knit-tops-summer-knitting/

Knit Tops: The Ultimate Summer Knitting Projects

by Interweave Editorial Staff 

As lovers of summer knits, we were very excited to see this post all about breezy knitted tops designed to be worn when the weather warms up. Plus, the colors featured in this post are beyond stunning! Soft shades of blush, sage, sky blue and magenta–you simply can’t go wrong!



Image Source: https://www.interweave.com/article/crochet/stash-bust-like-pro/

Stash Bust Like a Pro

By Lisa Espinosa 

Need to use up your yarn scraps? This post is filled with fun ideas on how to bust your stash and make room for brand-new fiber! We especially love the idea of taking your scraps and tackling a new technique. Talk about a productive use of leftovers!


It was incredibly difficult to narrow down our favorite June Interweave blog posts. How does one choose just a few favorites when there is so much excellent content to soak up!? Head over to Interweave’s blog to discover countless creativity-boosting blog posts, and keep an eye out for exciting news about Interweave Yarn Fest! We’ll be updating you all with more information before you know it.

Thank you all for joining us today! On your marks, get set–create!

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