Category Archives: Inspiration

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Garter Ridge – from start to finish

I've worked behind the scenes on every one of our collections and I thought I'd give you a peek behind the curtain of what goes in to putting them together. Our newest collection, Garter Ridge is my all time favorite collection that we have produced so I'll start with that!

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Halloween Chill Zone at KnitPicks.com
Knit Picks Halloween Chill Zone

I don't know about you, but I have big plans for Halloween. (Well... big knitting plans, anyway.) Monday evening my family and I will be trick-or-treating, but this pre-Halloween weekend the fam plans to chill. And of course I'll be working on my latest project! If you haven't already planned something crafty for Halloween, we've put together a weekend's worth of knit and crochet projects, must-watch movies, and the perfect snacks and drinks to enjoy. Join us in the Knit Picks Halloween Chill Zone! If you want a good scare:   To knit: Shades of Leaves Shawl with our Island Sunset Alpaca Cloud Sampler To drink: Caramel Apple Sangria To eat: Pumpkin Spice Cookie Cups and Halloween Jalapeno Mummies To watch: The Others

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9 Spooky Things We Love for October at www.knitpicks.com
9 Spooky things we love – October

It's cold and raining here in the Pacific Northwest - which means Fall is officially here, and winter is on its way! It's the season of fall knitting - working on your warm and cozy projects and sipping hot cider. But first... let's celebrate Halloween, our favorite dark and stormy night full of frights and fun. This month's favorite things include all things Halloween, everything you'll need to prepare yourselves for the spooky ghosts and goblins that are sure to visit! We hope you love these as much as we do. - happy crafting!

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Halloween Knitting Projects: Little Monster Vest www.knitpicks.com
Halloween Project Round-Up

I am continually amazed at the creativity of knitters! From the pattern designers that turn our fiber into amazing projects for us to knit, to the crafters who create beautiful items with those designs, my breath is taken away daily. Since Halloween is just around the corner, I've rounded up a handful of my favorite Halloween knitting projects featuring Knit Picks yarns. Halloween Knitting Projects: Little Monster Vest

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Black & orange sale
Black & Orange Sale

If you're anything like me, you love Halloween! There are just so many opportunities for crafting, whether it's costumes, decor, or gifts. Now is the perfect opportunity to save on over 200 yarns in shades of orange, gray, and black at up to 30% off. Whether you're planning to knit up the perfect pumpkin, or just want to stock up on your favorite black yarn, you'll find something to love in our Black + Orange Sale.

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Fabulous Felici sale!

Get your Felici now before it's gone! There are so many reasons to love Felici Sock Yarn! First, let's talk about how super soft the Merino wool is (hint: it's super - duper soft, 19.5 microns). The touch of nylon adds strength and durability, making it suitable for the rigorous wear socks get. Aaaand, Felici is machine washable, so you can wear them daily and they'll still be gorgeous. And we can't forget about the colors! Lots and lots of amazing colors to use in socks, hats, mittens, baby items, and accessories. The biggest reason to love Felici? A Felici sale!

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Baby Knits!

Our new Knits for Everybody collection couldn't have come at a better time! My sister is about to have a baby in November which means that I immediately threw out my old queue of knitting projects and cast on for every baby project I could think of. Now, it's been a long time since I've been around a baby and it's hard to remember how absolutely teeny tiny they are when they're brand new. Instead of winging it and just guesstimating the size of a newborn baby, I turned to Knits for Everybody to help me find just the right size!

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