I’m particularly excited about the free dishcloth pattern this week! I was thinking about a scarf pattern I did several years ago, a two color striped scarf where each color was 1 row – to achieve this, you slid the project back & forth on circular needles to pick up the working yarn. I started playing around with some Dishie one day, trying to recreate it (I can’t find the pattern anywhere, though this one is similar), playing with different stitch patterns, and I really loved how it looked in seed stitch. So here’s the Woven Lines Dishcloth!Read more »
Here at Knit Picks, our love for yarn is followed closely by our love for color. So it is with much delight that we announce that our much beloved 100% wool Palette is now available in 8 glorious tonals! The tones of each color dance gently from dark to medium to light, creating a stunning, yet subtle effect.
As you may have noticed – our annual cyber week sale has started and this year, it’s better than ever! In addition to the 800+ yarns and colors that are on sale, we also have a selection of special limited-edition yarns including the return of a few old favorites.
And as for exploring the BIG SALE – I’ve compiled a handy guide to navigating all of the stellar deals with my top 10 must-have yarns!Read more »
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Have you ever received a handmade gift that was absolutely dreadful? What did you do? Did you ever give something that took you months and months to make, only to have it be taken for granted by the recipient? Did you ever have a completely amazing experience giving someone something handmade? We would love to hear from you for our upcoming podcast “Handmade Holidays”. If you’ve got a …
Misty Rose is a fanciful version of a crocheted dishcloth to decorate your kitchen with as well as having a purpose. Pick two colors and create a blossom of your own. The Misty Rose dishcloth was a fun project to design and crochet. I have always loved the pink and grey combination, and the Dishie colors were perfect. In this project I decided that the grey would be my pop of color. The soft ruffles gives it a feminine and a little dressy look.Read more »
Many of us have a favorite designer, someone we’ve followed for years. We knit many of their designs, and we marvel at how theyRead more »
I love a good, oversized crochet blanket and nothing comes close to the satisfaction of crocheting with Billow on a large 9mm crochet hook. I also really love using Billow for blankets – it is super soft and I just adore the way its thick and think texture shines through with crochet. For my contribution to Tucked In, I used softly colored stripes of Billow against a neutral background to create a blanket that works for any season.Read more »