Category Archives: News

Knit Picks is going to Vogue Knitting LIVE!

Calling all PNW fans! We are excited to announce that we will be at Vogue Knitting LIVE! in just a couple of weeks! Vogue Knitting LIVE! will take place from November 3rd through 5th at the Meydenbauer Center in Bellevue, WA. Head over to vogueknittinglive.com/seattle to read about the many classes being offered—there’s something for every skill level! For Knit Picks fans, Vogue is offering 50% off marketplace tickets (use code KNITPICKS50) or 20% off classes and registration packages (use code KNITPICKS20). We hope to see you there!

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The more you shop, the more you save at KnitPicks.com
The more you shop, the more you save!

As if there wasn't enough excitement around here with our Summer Yarn Sale (up to 40% off over 1,000 yarns) and Book Sale (ALL books 40% off), we're adding another awesome sale to the mix! During Sweet Summer Savings, you can save up to $20 off your order! Shop More and Save!

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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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Knit Picks Spring 2017 Catalog: Stroll Gradient. www.knitpicks.com
Knit Picks Spring 2017 Catalog

Are you ready for some really fun stuff? Our Knit Picks Spring 2017 Catalog is here, and with it comes some very exciting news! We have two brand-new yarns to show you, along with two beautiful new pattern collections. Let's not wait any longer - let us introduce you to: Stroll Gradient Yarn

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Top Five Yarn Lines 2016

I bring you our first top five list for 2016 – The Top Five Yarn Lines. As the merchandise planner For Knit Picks I especially enjoy analyzing what keeps your needles and hooks active and wanted to share what YOU made our most popular yarn lines. There weren’t too many surprises, basics are key with this crowd, and I’m sure we all have a hank or two of these in our stash.

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New Felici Colors Winter 2017 www.knitpicks.com
New Felici colors are here!

{frolic!} Felici is Back Top Row: Toucan, Pinata, Unicorn, Jamboree, Slumber Party. Bottom Row: Beyond the Wall (returning), Chickadee, Soft Serve, Limeade, Saltwater Taffy[/caption] Felici lovers, rejoice! Your favorite self-striping sock yarn is BACK with 9 new colors, and 4 returning favorites. There is something for everyone in this winter's limited release of colors, including plenty of bright color combinations (your faves), plus several muted colorways well as a couple of the more masculine colors you asked for. We are pretty excited about this selection of NEW Felici colors, and we think you will be as well.

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Meet Daniel!

We have recently had some staff changes here at the Knit Picks office. It took a few months to find just the right person, but we are happy to introduce. . .me! I’m Daniel, and I am the new Administrative Assistant for Knit Picks. I’ll be around to do the fiddly, little things that no one else has the time (or inclination) for. In addition, I am the new Coordinator for our Independent Designer Partnership Program, so if you are one of our Independent Designers (or would like to be!) you’ll be working with me.

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Introducing Caspian!

We're really excited to share our newest needle colorway, Caspian! Caspian is a beautiful blend of soothing blues and greens that mix together to make a very striking needle.  They're perfect for wood needle lovers, as they use our strong-and-smooth birch laminate wood and are polished to a soft sheen.  We've also created a new emerald-colored cable to match your needles.

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Same great patterns, new format!

I’ve got an exciting announcement! We’ve partnered with a small, US-based publisher to bring you our eBook collections in full-color, high-quality printed editions! You can find them in our New Books section. Right now, the American Prairie and Uptown Chic collections are available in this format. The quality of these books makes them perfect for pattern collectors, gifts, or just to have a physical, dog-ear-able, highlight-able, cross-out-your-rows version ...

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2012 Reader’s Choice Awards

Surely the Oscars made you hungry for more beauty and competition? Well, we're pleased to announce that Knit Picks was nominated for “Best Needles” in the 2012 Reader's Choice Awards on About.com! To become a finalist, we were ranked in the top five by dedicated About.com staffers, sifting through hundreds of nominations.

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