Vogue Knitting and Interweave Crochet Home.

The winter magazines are still pouring in, and the two latest are Vogue Knitting and Interweave Crochet Home.

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Vogue Knitting featuresĀ patterns for cold-weather garments and accessories, along with a brioche lace tutorial from Nancy Marchant.

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I always like to see what Meg Swansen’s Vogue column covers; this issue, it’s provisional cast-ons, a handy technique.

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Interweave Crochet Home is a special issue on crocheted home accessories, from blankets and pillows to coasters, placemats, baskets, and more.

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Knitting and crochet make very different fabrics, and in many cases, I think crochet is particularly well-suited to home goods. It can be sturdy and structural–essential for something like a rug–and tends to go somewhat faster than knitting, making a big project like blankets or curtains less daunting.

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Come by the shop to see these and other new magazines! See you there.

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