Color Story: Hawthorne

One of my very favorite things about fiber arts is playing with color. My project is the canvas, and the yarn is the paint. The array of color combinations are truly infinite, and provide an endless source of creative joy as you create your unique color story.

We took two of our favorite patterns and reknit them in more colorful options featuring our Hawthorne and Chroma yarns.

Knit Picks Hawthore Hand Painted yarn

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New Dyed-to-Match Buttons

Dyed to match buttons www.knitpicks.com

Attention sweater and garment knitters – we have some news that you are going to LOVE! We literally searched the world over to bring you these gorgeous custom buttons, hand-dyed to match our Wool of the Andes, Palette, and Swish yarns. Each button is formed from the corozu nut – also known as tagua – a durable, sustainable product that is scratch resistant and has an elegant natural grain.

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Knit Picks Classroom: Sock School

In my humble opinion, handmade socks are the perfect project  – they can be as simple or as complicated as you want them to be, they’re small and portable so they can be worked on anywhere, a typical pair of socks takes less than 100 grams of yarn and, best of all,  the end product is something everyone can use. Now is the best time to get in on the fun – our fabulous Felici sock yarn is now on sale!

Felici Sock Yarn on Sale from knitpicks.com

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Favorite Crafty Pairs

Who is dating whom in the celebrity world … who really cares? What we crafters want to know is: what yarn will make that delicious shawl pattern look the best? What’s the cutest project bag to pair with my on-the-go projects?

In the world of crafting, it’s not just socks that are better in pairs. Like peanut butter and jelly, some things are just meant to be together. Here are a few of our favorite crafty pairs, as spotted out on the town:

Absent Friends Shawl Knitting Pattern from KnitPicks.com

The Absent Friends Shawl knit pattern
Wool of the Andes worsted weight yarn in Mink Heather

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