Wednesday, April 23, 2008

Free knitting e-book available for download through May 14

Free Knitting e-Book, The Best of Interweave Knits: The Readers' Choice Awards Collection, Available on for Limited Time

--Knitters Worldwide Name their Top 5 Designs of the Past 10 Years--

Last year, to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Interweave Knits, the magazine's editors picked their favorite designs and published them in the popular book The Best of Interweave Knits: Our Favorite Designs from the First 10 Years (Interweave Press, Paperbound $24.95). Then the editors turned the tables and asked readers to nominate their favorite designs published in Interweave Knits between 1997 and spring 2007. Thousands of nominations came in from knitters from around the globe. After a vote-off of the Top 10 earlier this year on, we are pleased to announce the publication of the Top 5 patterns in e-Book format as The Best of Interweave Knits: The Readers' Choice Awards Collection—now available for free download on


The knitters have spoken and the results are in. The Top 5 Patterns now available in The Best of Interweave Knits: Readers' Choice Awards Collection free e-Book (in order of publication) are:

* Tweedy Aran Cardigan by Norah Gaughan—originally published in Winter 2001/2002

* Sunrise Circle Jacket by Kate Gilbert—originally published in Spring 2006

* Swallowtail Shawl by Evelyn A. Clark—originally published in Fall 2006

* Nantucket Jacket by Norah Gaughan—originally published in Winter 2006

* Cable-Down Raglan by Stefanie Japel—originally published in Spring 2007

Download the e-Book while you can! The e-Book is available exclusively on until May 14, 2008, at 5 p.m. MDT as the editors' gift to knitters worldwide.

About Interweave Knits
Interweave Knits is a quarterly magazine for knitters who value elegant knitwear and find inspiration in creating their own style. Each issue features original designer patterns for garments and home d├ęcor that captivate the creative spirit, plus enlightening explorations of knitting around the world, in-depth technical articles, and the latest knitting news. Projects range from introductory to challenging and from traditional to cutting-edge, with a full range of sizing. Interweave Knits celebrates the heart, mind, and hands with style.

About Interweave Press LLC
Interweave Press, a unit of Aspire Media, is one of the nation's leading craft media companies, with businesses in magazine and book publishing, interactive media, broadcast programming, and events for craft enthusiasts. The Interweave Press Publishing Group features 14 subscription magazines and many more special interest publications. Interweave Press has more than 250 books in print and annually publishes about 40 best-selling, how-to craft books on the same subjects as the company's magazines. Additionally, Interweave Press operates eight annual craft enthusiast events and has an extensive Internet presence that includes nearly 30 websites. Linda Ligon founded the company in the 1970s when she began publishing Handwoven and Spin-Off magazines. Since then, the company has grown to employ more than 100 people throughout the country, with corporate headquarters located in Loveland, Colo. For more information on Interweave Press, please visit or call (970) 669-7672.

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