Category Archives: crochet

Free Dishcloth Pattern – Leo

Roar! Calling all of those born under the sign of the lion, the seventh pattern in our free year long Zodiac Dishcloth series is for you. Check out the great Leo Dishcloth by Beth Major.

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Free Dishcloth Pattern – Cancer

Are you a summer baby? If you were born under the sign of the crab, the sixth pattern in our free year long Zodiac Dishcloth series is perfect for you! Check out the great Cancer Dishcloth by Beth Major.

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Free Taurus Crochet Pattern - Zodiac Dishcloth from Knit Picks
Free Dishcloth Pattern – Gemini

Are you lucky enough to born under the sign of the twins? (I suppose I should note that I'm a Gemini). Well the fifth pattern in our free year long Zodiac Dishcloth series is perfect for you! Check out the great Gemini Dishcloth by Beth Major.

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Free Dishcloth Pattern – Taurus

Does your birthday fall under the sign of the bull? Well the fourth in our year long Zodiac Dishcloth series is perfect for you! Check out the cute Taurus Dishcloth by Beth Major.

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Free Dishcloth Pattern – Aries

Calling all Aries (and those who love them)! We have a project just for you - check out the third in our year long Zodiac Dishcloth Series - the Aries Dishcloth by Beth Major.

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Gift Guide for New Knitters from KnitPicks.com
Give the Gift of Knitting & Crocheting

Among the greatest blessings in my life (along with pre-cooked sausages and Amazon Prime), I count knitting and crocheting at the very top. The joy, fulfillment and unwinding (pun intended) they have brought into my life are beyond measure. Though my crafting journey has been marked with many tears (I still get PTSD when I drop a stitch), I am eternally grateful to my patient coworkers for starting me on this lifelong adventure. My very first crochet project was a cowl in our super soft Billow cotton yarn. Despite the shockingly uneven stitches, I don't think there was a prouder gal that cold winter day of 2012.

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My Favorite Crochet Book of All Time

Book Sale is on! Do you love new knitting and crochet books? I love them. I find so much inspiration in books, whether they be collections of sweaters and accessories, books on new (or old) techniques, or books about...nonsense. I love making nonsense! By that, I mean mostly impractical items to keep or give away but that are pretty much guaranteed to bring a smile to the faces of people who see them. When I found in Twinkie Chan's newest book, "Crochet Abode a la Mode", I started making just that. It might be my favorite craft book ever, and so far, I've made four projects from it. Check them out!

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New Chroma Colors!

Chroma, our multicolor yarn, available in both fingering and worsted weights, is a perennial customer and staff favorite. We love the old favorites like Groovy, Sugar Cookie, and Sandpiper. Now, we have eight more colorways for you to try! Whether you love the teal blues in "Surf's Up" or the the oranges and yellows in "Get Your Neon", Chroma yarn is sure to keep your knitting interesting. Here at Knit Picks HQ, the colorway "Manzanita" has been a big hit. Check out two staff projects in this gorgeous blue, gray, and gold colorway!

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