Monthly Archives: September 2017

12 Weeks of Gifting – Free Checkerboard Throw Pattern

Oh it’s that time of year again, where many crafters start making our list of handmade gifts to make for the people we love. (Unless you are much more organized than us and started months ago!) To get you started, we are starting our annual 12 Weeks of Gifting, where we release a brand new free pattern every Tuesday, counting down the days to mid December, when many of the winter holidays begin. We’ll be featuring all sorts of projects – from home to cowls and scarves to shawls – there is sure to be something for everyone on your list!  We have set up a handy 12 Weeks of Gifting page, so be sure check back every Tuesday to find a new free pattern.

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Meet Susie!

colorful hand-embroidery

Hello! I’m Susie and I’m new around here. I’ll be working as a Project Coordinator for both Knit Picks and its sister brand, Connecting Threads. I have a BFA in Fiber from the Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) and am very excited to work alongside my new crafty colleagues! While I do know how to knit and crochet, I consider myself more of a sewer and embroiderer than anything else. I have also dabbled in weaving, needle and wet felting, natural dyeing, and screen-printing.

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