Free Pattern Friday – Papillion Choker and Wristlets

Have you tried our gorgeous new yarn, the 100% silk laceweight Luminance?

Luminance Lace Yarn from knitpicks.com

If you’re like me, you had to buy a skein because it’s SHINY and PRETTY (especially the silvery-blue Reflection, on the bottom far left). But once you get it, what to do with it?  Well, we have beautiful new free pattern created just for Luminance – the Papillion Choker and Wristlets by Joyce Fassbender!

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Sneak-Peek and Free Mystery Yarn Promo!

We have a brand new yarn coming out in a few weeks but as a special surprise, we want you to try it first – for free with a $25 purchase*! Not only will you be getting free yarn (which is ALWAYS a good thing), you’ll also get a brand new yet-t0-be-released yarn in your hands before anyone else.
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How, you ask? It’s simple! Just following a few easy steps:

  1. Do a bit of shopping, $25 or more
  2. Enter SURPRISE16 at checkout, in the promo code box near the bottom of the cart page
  3. One skein of the sneak-peek yarn is yours, totally free

We can’t give away any details, because some things just have to be kept secret and let’s be honest – there’s nothing like getting a surprise in the mail! We can’t wait to make the official announcement for this new yarn in a few short weeks, we are all super excited here at the KP headquarters.

One last note: quantities are limited, so hurry!

And don’t forget, our summer yarn sale is going on now too, save up to 40% off over 1,000 fabulous yarns. Happy yarn shopping!

*Promo code ends 07/20/2016 at 11:59pm. Normal shipping charges apply. Purchase required, must meet or exceed $25, color is random chosen and may vary. Does not apply to downloadable merchandise, gift cards or back orders. No adjustments to prior purchases or to purchases made after this promotion expires. Offer good while supplies last – limit one per customer; must be logged into free Knit Picks account for offer to be valid. No cash value. Cannot be combined with other promo codes or offers.

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Yarn Sale Favorites

Have you checked out our fantastic summer yarn sale yet?

Summer Yarn Sale

This is our biggest sale yet – over 1000 yarns on sale! But with so many selections, how do you choose? To give you some ideas, here are some of my all time favorites yarns.

Well first of all, I need to start with our gorgeous cashmere blend Capra.

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Christmas in July!

Warm weather got you down? Say “Bah-HUMBUG” to popsicles and swimsuits, now’s the perfect time to start prepping your knitting queue for holiday gift-giving and winter decorations! Knitting takes time so grab a copy of our new Handmade Holiday pattern collection, get those needles started and you might just have your list of knits finished in time for December. Let’s take a peek inside our collection of holiday ornaments, you’re sure to find the perfect little knit, no matter the season.

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Learn to Weave with Hannah

For me, summer is about trying new things. I like new stitch patterns and new yarns, but most of all I like new crafts in general. In the past, I’ve devoted summers to needle felting or dyeing. This summer, I’m learning to weave! I have a small rigid heddle loom and I can’t wait to make scarves and placemats and pillowcases for everyone I know. In my dreams, my Christmas list will be complete by the time the pumpkins are ripe. If you’re interested in learning to weave, we have a new tutorial available where Hannah weaves a gorgeous pillowcase out of Hawthorne Fingering Yarn! Learn how to warp, weave, and finish your project in this great video:

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Summer Yarn Sale and Pattern Inspiration!

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Our summer yarn sale is a great time to order some new-to-you yarns or to replenish your stash at a discount! Today, I’ll be featuring a few of my favorite yarns in our sale plus patterns that would be perfect for each lovely skein.

The Gramcrackers Mitts by Alyssa Copp in Wool of the Andes Tweed make the perfect accessory! Rustic tweedy nepps really shine in this simple pattern. Shown here in Rabbit Heather, I think they would look incredibly stunning in a dark color like Wellies Heather (on sale for $3.14/50g ball). I’ve knit three sweaters in this incredibly rugged-yet-soft yarn and have become a total super fan-girl for Wellies Heather.

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The Monthly Yarn Sale: Chroma

This month, our most colorful yarn, Chroma, is now on sale for 20% off! To say we love Chroma is an understatement…you could say we’re obsessed and that would be fine with us. This color-shifting yarn is an absolute superstar for so many projects: baby knits, socks, shawls, sweaters, hats, definitely blankets…the list goes on and on.
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