Category Archives: Inspiration

Knitted Socks in Felici Worsted yarn
Staff Project Round Up

We've had a long and wet spring here in the Pacific NW, which means lots of knitting time! Here's a staff project round up of our latest works in progress.

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Knit in Public Day 2017

This past Saturday the Knit Picks staff celebrated World Wide Knit In Public Day 2017 with an event at Overlook Park in Portland, OR. We invited our local customers and their friends to join us for an afternoon of making friends and enjoying our favorite hobbies. We were delighted to welcome over 100 Knit Picks fans to our Knit Pick-nic!

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Free Downloadable June Calendar

Happy June!  We're so excited for the beautiful warm weather outside after months of nonstop grey here in the Pacific Northwest. To celebrate, we have brand new downloadable calendars for your desktop, phone or tablet featuring bright cheerful yarns that just screams summer to us!

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Free Yarn Week at www.knitpicks.com
It’s Free Yarn Week!

That's right, I said FREE YARN! Here's your chance for you to try a new yarn - for free - during free yarn week. We've selected four of our favorite yarns that you may not have had the chance to fall in love with, and we're giving you a skein for free with any purchase over $50.

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Top Instagram Posts, This Spring

From pastel ombre shawls to fiber pun enamel pins to sheep traffic jams, we've rounded up a few of our top Instagram posts from the last few months. We love sharing our projects and pretty yarn pictures on Instagram, as well as your projects! Make sure to tag your posts with @knit_picks so we can see your lovely photos.

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Introducing Artful Arches

I have a deep love of hand knitted socks - I love to knit them and I love to wear them. I also have an addiction to pretty handpainted sock yarn, but it's often difficult to find patterns that will play nicely with multicolored yarn. So we came up with entire book to show off our prettiest skeins - introducing Artful Arches.

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Behind the Scenes for 9 Lives

You guys. Have you seen the new 9 Lives pattern collection?! Our latest pattern collection, is a celebration of cats and the people who love them. You guys. Have you seen the new 9 Lives pattern collection?! Our latest pattern collection, is a celebration of cats and the people who love them. The planning meeting was so much fun and you should have heard the chorus of "squees!" in the office every time received progress photos from the test knitters. Today, I'm bringing you some behind the scenes photos from our shoot at the wonderful local kitty cafe, Purringtons Cat Lounge!

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Mom's Day Chill Zone at knitpicks.com
Mom’s Day Chill Zone

Mother’s Day is this weekend, and we know that many of you in the US will be celebrating in one way or another. Maybe you’re the mom being served burned toast and weak coffee in bed, or you’re planning a fancy brunch for your mother and extended family… or perhaps you’re spending a quiet Sunday at home. No matter what’s on your agenda, we hope knitting will be a part of your day. We’ve gathered some ideas for you: projects ...

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