Spring Break- 2017 Crafty Resolutions Check In

Wondering how the Knit Picks staff is faring with their New Year’s Resolutions now that a quarter of the year has passed? I was too, since, statistically speaking those with remaining New Years Resolutions, like myself, have less than a 50% percent chance of completing them. ACK! But I’m a glass-half-full type, so I’m confident there is still time. Let’s see how the others have progressed since our last check in.
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Spring Cleaning

Move over, bleach and ammonia – a new cleaning superhero is in town! May I introduce essential oils, nature’s affordable, eco-friendly, and just as effective (if not more) alternative to store bought cleaners.

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For the last year, we’ve been featuring a free dishcloth pattern every week, so I thought it would be fun to explore natural cleaners to use with your dishcloths. Not only are conventional cleaners expensive, they can also be hazardous to your health and the environment. Using essential oils to create your own cleaning spray is safe for your family’s health and phenomenal at eradicating salmonella, e.coli, MRSA, pneumonia and a slew of other insidious little nasties (source). This spray is perfect for cleaning hard surfaces in the kitchen, bathroom, etc.

Let’s get started!

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Monthly Yarn Sale – Aloft!

A new month means a new monthly yarn sale! For April, Aloft, our lace yarn with a kickin’ halo, is 20% off! Luxuriously soft, light and airy, Aloft is a dreamy blend of 72% mohair and 28% silk that you will want to knit with again and again. The silk adds a radiant core that shimmers and shines through the soft halo of the mohair, while adding a beautiful drape and texture to any shawl, stole or scarf.

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Free Downloadable April Calendar

Happy April! Did you enjoy our fun April Fool’s prank yesterday? We had a lot of fun putting it together but rest assured, we will continue to be Knit Picks forever and not Pasta Picks, as fun as that sounds!

We have two free downloadable calendars this month! You can choose the fun pasta version to make you smile each day or you can be inspired by our pretty spring palette of Dishie yarn. Whichever you choose, you can be sure to gaze on on lovely yarn all month long.

Free Downloadable April Calendar

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Top Instagram Posts

We love sharing our projects and pretty yarn pictures on Instagram, as well as your projects! Here are a few of our top Instagram posts from the last few months:

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