Category Archives: Needles

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NEW! Majestic Wood Knitting Needles

The newest addition to our knitting needle line up will make you feel like crafting royalty - say hello to Majestic! Made with the same strong layers of laminated birch that our Rainbow, Sunstruck and Caspian Wood needles, this new and grand colorway is quite regal with it's waves of purples, blues and teals.

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Go Shorties, It’s Your Birthday!

The rumors are true - we now carry 16" interchangable needles! Let us formally introduce you to our new Options Short Interchangeable Caspian Needle Set (or Shorties, as we call them around here).

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Knitting Needle Sale – Save 10%

Have you seen that our entire selection of beloved knitting needles is on sale? Whether you're looking into adding a few interchangeable knitting needle tips to your collection or you want to invest in a set of double pointed knitting needles - you get 10% off! Not sure where to start? Here's a quick overview of our different needles including rainbow, sunstruck, caspian and nickel plated!

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Rosewood Needles and other new stuff!

I absolutely LOVE rosewood needles - I've had various pairs over the years and they're always the ones I've reached for first for projects.  They just feel so nice in my hand - slick, light, but sturdy.  So I've been begging for us to release a set since I started here...and my dreams have now come true!

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Needle Sale!

Warm weather is no excuse to pack away your needles and projects! And our needle sale is just one more reason to keep knitting away, all year long. With 15% off all needles (including sets!), this is just the time to stock up or expand your needle collection.

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Introducing Caspian!

We're really excited to share our newest needle colorway, Caspian! Caspian is a beautiful blend of soothing blues and greens that mix together to make a very striking needle.  They're perfect for wood needle lovers, as they use our strong-and-smooth birch laminate wood and are polished to a soft sheen.  We've also created a new emerald-colored cable to match your needles.

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Zippered Pendleton needle case makes travel easy

But, having a selection of Options needle tips and cables available doesn't make me any more productive. For the next couple of days, Bob and I are staying with friends who have a home just outside Vancouver, B.C. Wendie and Dave are delightful hosts.

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About.com Readers Choice Awards!

This week's marks the opening of the About.com 2013 Readers Choice Awards! From now until February 11th, you can nominate your favorite blogs, designers, books, yarn company, and needle brand for the award! We look forward to this every year so I thought I'd show you some of my suggestions - you can nominate up to 3 for each category!

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Podcast Episode 194: New Fall Yarns 2012

This week, Kelley and Alison sit down to chat about all of the exciting new things that have been happening here around the office – in particular, all of the wonderful new yarns available for fall! First up is Palette, our fingering weight colorwork yarn that is now up to 150 colors! A staple yarn of the Knit Picks family, Kelley reminisces about the debut of Palette and how it first began with a selection of 30 ...

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Enter Our “Endless Summer” Pinterest Contest!

Thanks everyone!  The comments are now closed & we'll announce our winners by 8/9! Yesterday, after we rolled out our brand new and lovely Sunstruck needles, I saw a reverberating message throughout our social media channels:  “Whelp! Found my (insert birthday/holiday/what-have-you) present!”. But why wait? What if you could win a full set of interchangeable Sunstruck needles?

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