Category Archives: Stuff We Love

Big Sale – New Fiber Flair

It’s the middle of November, so you all likely know that it’s the time of year for our annual BIG SALE. Amongst all of the yearly deals and sales (can you say Complete Yarnline Packs for 30% off?!), this time of year we also come out with a whole new range of our exclusively designed Knit Picks goodies.

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Knit Picks staff: Amber www.knitpicks.com
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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Podcast 259: Fantastic Felici

You might think you know our stupendous, self-striping sock yarn, Felici, with it's sensously soft 75% Merino Wool, 25% Nylon blend and ever-changing selection of brilliant colors, in classic fingering or new worsted weights. Whether you're a devoted follower or a burgeoning novitiate, you might be surprised at what you learn with this glimpse behind the scenes for one of our favorite yarns to develop.

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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 - Rebekah Berkompas, Baby Moc-a-Soc
Designer Interview – Rebekah Berkompas

Rebekah Berkompas is one of the most versatile designers involved in Knit Picks' Independent Designer Partnership program, with a wide-ranging collection of knits, from practical kitchen patterns to booties of all sizes and lovely shawls.

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Introducing Stroll Gradient

We’ve done a lot with Stroll, our soft, sturdy and all-around delicious Merino/Nylon sock blend, but nothing quite like this. Stroll Gradient is a 100g skein with handpainted color changes that extend the entire length of the skein. No repeats, no striping, just blended blocks of lovely color.

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Cygnus Shawl Knitting Pattern from KnitPicks.com
Favorite Crafty Pairs

Who is dating whom in the celebrity world ... who really cares? What we crafters want to know is: what yarn will make that delicious shawl pattern look the best? What's the cutest project bag to pair with my on-the-go projects? In the world of crafting, it's not just socks that are better in pairs. Like peanut butter and jelly, some things are just meant to be together. Here are a few of our favorite crafty pairs, as spotted out on the town: The Absent Friends Shawl knit pattern Wool of the Andes worsted weight yarn in Mink Heather

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9 Things We’re Loving for August

Although we are experiencing a heatwave here in the Pacific Northwest, we're staying cool with a few of our favorite ocean-inspired yarn, patterns and accessories. This month's faves include everything from deep navy to classic cobalt and sky blue - we hope you love these as much as we do. Happy Crafting!

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9 Things We’re Loving for July

Summer is officially in full swing (even if we're getting a cloudy day here and there still)! And for this month, we were inspired by all things nautical, weekend trips to the beach and stripes on just about everything. Check out a few of our favorite things that we're loving for July - we hope you enjoy these as much as we do!

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9 Things We’re Loving for June

It's time to show off just a few of the things we're loving here at Knit Picks HQ lately! And for this month, we couldn't help but indulge our love of purple for the June guide. We've collected our favorite things in a range of regal dark purples to romantic light lavenders. We hope you enjoy some of our favorite picks as much as we do, and happy crafting! 1. Chroma Yarn in Avalon>> 2. Majestic Interchangeable Knitting Needle Set>> 3. Casa Loma Shawlette Pattern>> 4. Lavishea Lotion Bars>> 5. Phil Basin in Purple>> 6. Wool of the Andes Worsted in Amethyst Heather>> 7. Everyday Tote Bag in Purple>> 8. Dishie in Lilac Mist>> 9. Simple Shells Cowl - free pattern download>> Save Save Save

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