Category Archives: color

Podcast 265: Color Shift

Join us as we discuss one of our newest collections, Color Shift, a celebration of all things bright bold and diverse, with brilliantly colored designs inspired by the automatic combinations of this year's star yarn, Stroll Gradient.

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Fall Palette #1
Fall Color Palettes to Inspire

Fall brings out our favorite knits, as well as beautiful color palettes. If you are looking to add some spice to your next project look no further. We have compiled a list of great fall photos and palettes to inspire you!

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KnitPicks.com Hawthorne yarn color development
Behind the Scenes: Creating Hawthorne

If you're anything like me, you've been drooling over our new Hawthorne yarn colors. I cannot wait to spend many happy evenings knitting colorful scarves and baby sweaters with the delicious new Multi colors and Tonal line.

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Podcast 260: Handsome Handpaints

Everyone loves a colorful yarn, and we've always been particularly proud of our gorgeous sock yarn, Hawthorne. Inspired by the crush we all have on the newest addition to the Knit Picks lineup, Hawthorne Tonal, we thought we'd take some time to explore hand painted yarn, from both technical and aesthetic points of view

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Hue Shift Afghan Kits – Now Back In Stock!

Oh happy day - our beloved Hue Shift Afghan Kits are back in stock! Hue Shift has been our most popular pattern for almost 5 years now. And it's easy to see why! The pattern is simple to memorize (love those mitered squares) and the blend of colors is to die for. Not to mention the price for the materials. When you buy the pattern bundled with our favorite colorways, the total cost for the pattern and yarn is only $25.98!

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tilework afghan pattern at knitpicks.com
Playing with Color

Many knitters become frustrated when it comes to color selection. There are many reasons for this, but often the sheer volume of colors to choose from is the culprit. Add in the important task of choosing which yarn to use, and many knitters can become frozen in fear. It's not hard to become quickly overwhelmed! Of course, we try to make it easy by pairing well-designed patterns with the most appropriate yarn - in a beautiful (at least in our opinion) color combination. But what if you don't fall in love at first site? What if you like the pattern but don't know how to choose new colors... How do you take the designer's pick as inspiration for your own color choices? Let us give you some inspiration for playing with color.

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Introducing Stroll Gradient

We’ve done a lot with Stroll, our soft, sturdy and all-around delicious Merino/Nylon sock blend, but nothing quite like this. Stroll Gradient is a 100g skein with handpainted color changes that extend the entire length of the skein. No repeats, no striping, just blended blocks of lovely color.

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Welcome Back Dishie Multi!

Welcome back to our colorful Dishie Multi! This cheery cotton yarn is perfect for greeting the springtime weather, with the hard-wearing and durable yarn you love but in brand new fun color combinations. Whether you need to refresh your kitchen with some bright new prints or need some quick cheerful gifts, Dishie Multi is your go to yarn.

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