Category Archives: lace

Podcast 257: Luxurious Lace

That's right, we're reviving the Knit Picks Podcast! In each episode we'll be exploring a knitting theme, featuring Knit Picks staff members discussing their favorite topics. In honor of our newly released advanced lace collection, Luxurious Lace, we'll be talking about all things lace.

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Designer Interview – Joyce Fassbender

Joyce is a long time collaborator with Knit Picks and you can find her genius all around KnitPicks.com. Most recently, Joyce was the sole contributor to our new Shawls For All Collection, meant especially to introduce knitters to lace by letting them build their own lace shawl, step-by-step.

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Monthly Yarn Sale: 20% Off Alpaca Cloud

Soft, light, and amazingly warm, Alpaca Cloud is perfect for shawls and accessories. Try doubling it for gorgeous garments you'll love to wear, too! This month, Alpaca Cloud is 20% off. With so many gorgeous colors in both fingering and lace weight, alpaca cloud is hard to resist already. This sale might just put it over the top! Find all Alpaca Cloud on sale right HERE.

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Lace Tip of the Week with Geoff Hunnicut

Have you tried knitting a nupp? If you're new to lace, these lovely bobbles can seem intimidating. Don't worry - Geoff Hunnicut is here to guide you through the process! In our Lace Tip of the Week, Geoff shows you all the key steps to knitting a nupp, on both sides of your lace fabric.

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Free Pattern Friday – Papillion Choker and Wristlets

Have you tried our gorgeous new yarn, the 100% silk laceweight Luminance? If you're like me, you had to buy a skein because it's SHINY and PRETTY (especially the silvery-blue Reflection, on the bottom far left). But once you get it, what to do with it?  Well, we have beautiful new free pattern created just for Luminance - the Papillion Choker and Wristlets by Joyce Fassbender!

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Lace Tip of the Week with Geoff Hunnicut

This week in our series, lace designer Geoff Hunnicut talks about the difference between lace knitting and knitted lace. It's a hotly contested issue, about which many lace knitters have very strong feelings. Find more of Geoff's designs here, and our new book, Joyful Lace, by clicking here.

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Lace Tip of the Week with Geoff Hunnicut

Are you new to lace knitting? Is this the summer you try it out? Over the next few weeks, we're featuring tips on lace knitting from designer Geoff Hunnicut. This week, Geoff takes you through a lace chart, and compares it to the knitted piece it produces. He'll let you know why he thinks charts are preferable to written instructions, for knitting lace.

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A gift for you – lace tool set!

We have another stellar deal for you! For one week only, you can get this set of lace tools (shown below) for free with orders over $25, just use the promo code LACELOVER at checkout on the cart page - it's that easy!

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Tips & Tricks for Lace Knitting

Summer is here and so is the warm weather, which means it's a great time to hone your lace skills! Whether lace is your passion or your knitting nemesis, here are a few handy guidelines and tutorials to help keep your needles flying and your frustration at bay, the next time you cast on.

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