Yep, you read that correctly – for one week only, you can get a free ball of Lindy Chain with your next $25+ order*! It’s the perfect yarn to get ready and ease into your summer knitting, not only is it a linen and cotton blend yarn but it’s also a chain plied yarn which makes it lightweight and breathable.
Wanna know how to get your free ball of Lindy Chain? Here’s how!Read more »
Indie dyers rejoice! Your favorite dyeable yarns are available with a bulk discount! You can save 15% off the regular Bare yarn prices when you buy a package of 20 dyeable skeins. Most of our popular yarn lines are also available in a Bare version, from Billow to Swish Worsted so there’s a yarn for every project and preference.Read more »
It’s spring, the weather is warming up and it’s time to put away those woolly sweaters and switch them out with some lighter weight garments! A question we often get at this time of the year is which of our cotton yarns work best for certain projects. I’ve put together some information and a list of what we recommend for some of our warm weather cotton and cotton-blend yarns.
First, a brief overview of cotton yarn. Cotton is strong, durable and machine-washable fiber. It’s a great choice to use for people with wool sensitivities and for vegans plus it’s wonderful for next to skin wear during warmer months. Cotton can be harder on the on the hands to work with for some people, since it is an inelastic fiber; cotton blends tend to be easier to knit or crochet with. Because of the inelastic nature, it can be harder for cables or colorwork projects, however textured stitches will show up beautifully.
And now the yarns!
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Say hello to your favorite new blanket – easy enough for even the most timid beginners while more experienced crafters will enjoy the meditative repetition (perfect for netflix marathons)!
This super easy pattern uses simple stitches to make a bold impact with large, modern stripes. And taking cues from all of the knitters and crocheters here at Knit Picks, we decided to make two versions – knit and crochet - that each shine with undeniable beauty while highlighting the essence of each craft.Read more »
If you’ve gotten a Knit Picks order in the last couple of months, you might have noticed a card hiding out with your yarn – tempting you to reveal your deepest, darkest crafty secrets with the world!
We’ve loved reading through your submissions on Instagram (#CraftingConfessions) and there have been many LOL-worthy moments…mainly because we can relate! And now, we decided it was time to turn the tables and reveal our own confessions with you!
Here are some of our favorite crafting confessions from the staff at Knit Picks, ENJOY!
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If you’re a crafter, you probably have a favorite book – one you’ve made things from over and over again, or turned to for inspiration time after time. Today, I’m going to highlight three books we here at Knit Picks just can’t seem to put down. They’re books that produce garments and accessories that illicit the age-old question, “What pattern is that?” Over and over they are patterns that come out of these books. To us, they’re modern classics, ones we believe you’ll love, too. With 40% off all books currently, perhaps you’ll consider putting picking one up. They never seem to disappoint!Read more »
We love color in all shapes and forms – especially when it comes to yarn! So naturally, we just couldn’t help ourselves when creating all new yarn samplers. Inspired by different themes and scenes, each yarn sampler brings together a set of carefully curated colors that look beautiful and take the guess work out of color planning!
The best part? Each sampler comes with full size balls of our favorite yarns and you get to save 25% off!Read more »
In case you missed it, the latest installment of our 52 Weeks of Dishcloths is the Petticoat Dishcloth pattern! This fun and free knitting pattern features ruffles to create layers of texture – perfect for scrubbing and cleaning. And because it is a layered design, it’s perfect for using up odds and ends of sport or DK weight yarns.Read more »