Category Archives: Inspiration

Enchanting Colorwork Yokes from the Encircled Collection

Encircled started with one word: YOKES. It may or may not have been excitedly half-shouted out to a meeting full of easily startled people. We were already excited about the possibilities, the response from our designers was wonderful, and we're thrilled to finally be able to offer every one of these magical designs.

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Wool of the Andes Tweed yarn from
Are you Ready for Sweater Weather?

Chilly weather is just around the corner (and boy, could we use it here in the PNW after months of forest fires and blazing high temps). Get ready with these warm & cozy sweater weather patterns.

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Introducing Color Mist!

From one speckle fan to another, our new Color Mist yarn stolen my heart and taken over my stash! Our favorite cotton yarn, Comfy, has gained a whole new life with this stunning dye effect and oh-so-soft color palette.

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New for Fall 2017

The Knit Picks Fall 2017 Catalog is here, and there is a great deal of fabulous fiber goodness to discover! New Galerie Yarn

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Color Mist
New Yarn Sneak Peek!

We have a brand new yarn coming out this week and just can't keep quiet about it any longer!  This yarn super soft, machine washable, lightweight and the ultimate solution for easy care and all weather knitting and crocheting! Intrigued?  Keep an eye on the website for newest member of our yarn family!

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Back to School Shopping: Flash Sale edition

I'm the mom of two boys who go back to school on Wednesday, and can I tell you: I am soooo over back-to-school shopping! Done... finished... please don't make me buy another pencil or pair of socks. The thought of going back to One. More. Store. is enough to bring tears to my eyes. But yarn? Oh, I could do some yarn shopping for SURE! And lucky for me - and you! - there's a little flash sale happening right now.

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Knit Picks staff: Amber
Things we love: staff favorites

Did you know that every one of the Knit Picks staff knits and/or crochets? In fact, even our customer service representatives are experienced knitters - along with two of our IT staff members. It's true - we're knitters too! We thought you might enjoy meeting some of our staff and seeing a few of their favorite items. Knit Picks staff favorites: Michelle's picks

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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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Create Your Own Milestones and Memories Projects

Growing up, my beloved grandmother always knit or crocheted at least two afghans for her grandkids. One was given to us right after we were born (mine was a Raggedy Ann & Andy blanket), the other was given when we were 18 and was a series of squares, some plain, some with our favorite colors, some with pictures of things we loved (cats and books features heavily on mine - not much has changed). With that in mind, we have put together a collection with a similar theme - the Milestones and Memories collection.

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