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May

Tutorial Photoshoot

This is Spencer, our intrepid photographer. He’s getting all his lights set up in my kitchen so we can photograph a special dyeing tutorial for our June catalog. We were very fortunate to have an overcast day so we didn’t …

26
May

May Projects

The wonderful lace and after five projects are arriving in the mail… ! These are the projects that the Knit Pick’s test knitters have knitted for our May catalog using new spring yarns. The oohs and aahs are heard throughout …

26
May

Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

To celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, we’re having a “pot(luck) at the end of the rainbow”. Doesn’t everything look delicious? Alison baked that bread from scratch. I had no idea she was so multi-talented! In addition to wearing a green sweater …

26
May

Styling new yarn

A lot of my job entails staging pretty pictures of yarn, which can be hard work! You see, center pull balls are wonderfully convenient for the knitter, but they aren’t particularly photogenic, so I often end up skeining dozens and …

26
May

New Calendar!

It has been a busy day on my desk… New books galore are coming in. But I’m really excited about the new calendar – which will be available this summer. It’s the 2009 “Never Not Knitting” from Stephanie Pearl-McPhee, the …

26
May

More Sock Knitting

I was on vacation last week, doing a HUGE basement repair project, which means hardly any knitting happened. Every time I sat down for more than 10 minutes, I fell asleep! Also, what I’m knitting on is kind of secret. …

26
May

New desktop wallpaper

I’ve updated our downloadable desktop wallpaper for spring to freshen things up. We kept the popular flirty socks and Bare ice cream images up there, plus added some of Christy’s spring yarn catalog images (Comfy, CotLin, Crayon & Felici) and …