In honor of KP Crochet’s launch, the Knit Picks staff is taking this week to focus on all our favorite, hook-tastic products and projects.
I, like my fellow coworkers, love to crochet. So I’m so excited to present Serenity, our first very first crochet collection!
This gorgeous book has 8 patterns by 8 different independent designers and I can’t tell you how wonderful it was to work on. We wanted a variety of types of patterns included and we especially wanted to include garments, which is somewhat difficult to find for crocheters. We also wanted to highlight lighter weight yarns – everything from lace to worsted.
This week, Jenny and Stacey get a chance to chat about all of the wonderful new yarns and collections coming out this month! First and foremost is our brand new crochet thread, Curio. Hear all about our lovely new #10 crochet thread and get inspired with pattern ideas.
Following the crochet theme, Jenny and Stacey introduce Serenity, our first ever collection of crochet designs featuring 8 independant designers.
Next, Jenny and Stacey talk about the other three new pattern collections including Light Basics – a collection of garments and accessories all knit in fingering weight yarn, Reversible Basics – a collection that incorporates reversible patterns and details into the designs and Ballerinas in Pink, a collection inspired by turn of the 20th century French fashion and art. Finally, Jenny and Stacey give a few highlights and suggestions from the summer yarn and book sale.
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Some people have pictures of dear friends, devoted pets or adoring families set as their wallpaper images. HO HUM. Wouldn’t you rather see a knitting Jackalope as your bleary eyes turn to your phone first thing in the morning?
In celebration of our fantastic new pattern collection by Annie Watts, we’re offering free Cryptozoology wallpaper downloads—available in mobile, tablet and desktop sizes. To get the wallpaper size of your choosing, simply click the applicable device icon below your favorite monstrous scene.
And by the way, are there any other dynamite KP photos you wish you could immortalize on your desktop? Leave suggestion in the comments—we’re definitely listening!
With Spring just around the corner, what could be more inspiring than a
collection of delicate, drapey knits? With our minds full of the first
buds of spring, fresh dew on grass and the first warm breezes of the
year, we put together our 2013 Spring Collection: First Light.