Category Archives: Podcast

Podcast 270: Windward

In this podcast episode, join the Knit Picks staff as we explore our newest collection, Windward: Cable Collection, and offer our insights into cabling.

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Podcast 269: New Year’s Resolutions

The old year is done and the new rises. We teeter on the cusp of this transition, the time of Janus, looking back. . .in order to look forward. Join some of the Knit Picks staff as we reflect on last year's resolutions and share our goals for next year.

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Simply Cotton Yarn by Knit Picks
Podcast 268: Simply Superstitious: New Yarns and Old Traditions

With the recent additions to Knit Picks line up of traditional, undyed yarns, Simply Wool and Simply Alpaca, we've been thinking a lot about knitting days long past. These quintessential yarns demand classic techniques, so first Hannah and Daniel talk about their experiments with them and share some ideas for how to really make them shine. After that, Stacey and Alexis bridge those yarns of yesteryear with today's traditions, contemplating knitting superstitions and sharing fiber beliefs old and new.

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Knit Picks at Vogue Knitting Live
Podcast 267: Vogue Knitting Live Seattle

This week the Knit Picks team sits down to chat about our first show, Vogue Knitting Live! We had so much fun meeting other fiber folks, and in this episode, we gush about all of it—including the goodies we bought from other vendors at the show. To start, our opening crew Jennifer, Stacey, and Hannah talk about their experience at the first half of the show. After that, Daniel talks with Alison and Alexis who closed the show down with him.

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Santa Pillow Knitting Kit, Merry Knitmas, Knit Picks
Podcast 266: Merry Knitmas

Our newest collection has a variety of patterns to enliven and personalize your holiday. From ornaments and stockings, to pillows and decor, there's everything you need to celebrate that special time of year as only our fiber friends can.

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Podcast 265: Color Shift

Join us as we discuss one of our newest collections, Color Shift, a celebration of all things bright bold and diverse, with brilliantly colored designs inspired by the automatic combinations of this year's star yarn, Stroll Gradient.

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Podcast 264: Gifted Knits: Advice and Stories

With the coming of Autumn also comes the quickening of the knitting compulsion. Everyone around us needs cozy garments for the burgeoning cold, and with the recent kick off of our annual 12 Weeks of Gifting, where we release a new free pattern every week for your gifting enjoyment, we decided to explore knitting specifically for gifts.

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Podcast 263: Captivating Colorwork Collections

Join the Knit Picks staff in exploring the multichromatic wonders of the new Knit Picks exclusive collections, Encircled and Strands of Color, which both use Fair Isle and stranded colorwork to paint beautiful works of art with needles and yarn.

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Podcast 261: Sweater Week

A large part of our new collection Knits for Everybody Two is the basic, straight-forward sweater patterns for cardigan and v-neck pullover. To put those in context Daniel and Hannah, Knit Picks' Catalog Director and resident sweater expert, discuss sweater terminology and construction. Then Stacey and Daniel offer commiseration and comfort by sharing their first sweater stories, embarassing details and all, showing that rocky beginnings are just a place to start.

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