5 Questions with Hilary Smith Callis

Have you seen The Sweater Book? It’s a unique set of patterns with interchangeable parts, so you can knit a sweater customized just the way you want! The book is authored by Hilary Smith Callis, a great designer, and interesting person! If you’d like to find out a bit more about her, and the book, click through to read 5 fun answers to questions we wanted to know!

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August Yarn Sale – Preciosa

We’ve been loving the monthly yarn sales, it’s a great way to try out a new yarn or stock up on an old favorite – all at a delightful discount! And for the entire month of August, you can indulge in Preciosa, one of our favorite squish-worthy yarns, at 25% off – that’s just $8.99/100g of deliciously soft Merino yarn.

knit picks sale preciosa merino yarn

Oh, and the colors? AMAZING. The subtle tonal variation is just lovely and extremely versatile. Just take a peek at these beauties…

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Twist & Tweed Pattern Highlights

One of my favorite things about styling the garments for each of our exclusive pattern collections is that I get to see each project on our models in person. Amy, our photographer and I fall in love with each garment as we spend time photographing and scrutinizing each one for details and hidden features to capture. Below are three of my favorites from our newest fall collection: Twist & Tweed!

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August 2015 Wallpaper Calendar

Although Summer is in full swing, we are already daydreaming of cozy wools and casting on sweaters. But in the meantime, we’ll be soaking up the sunshine and finishing up our summer lace knitting.

To get the free August 2015 wallpaper calendar background of your choosing (for smart phones, tablets and desktop computers), simply click the applicable device icon below. Enjoy!

August 2015 wallpaper calendar

Desktop wallpaper calendar for mobile 2015
Desktop wallpaper calendar for tablet 2015
Desktop wallpaper calendar for desktop 2015

 

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Socktacular! – Now back in stock!

Like most sock knitters I know, I tend to mix and match my sock patterns – I’ll like a stitch pattern on this one, a heel on that one, and a toe from completely different one! So that’s why I love Socktacular!, our fun choose your own sock adventure. And we know a lot of you are loving it too since we completely ran out of our first printing! But good news – the book is now back in stock!

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Ending Soon: 30% off Chroma Yarn

There are only a few days left to take advantage of our monthly yarn sale and to save 30% off all Chroma – that’s only $6.99 for all of your favorite shade-shifting colorways!

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In need of some pattern inspiration perfect for Chroma? You’re in luck because we have an entire collection of patterns designed with Chroma in mind. This pattern collection includes everything from afghans, mittens and scarves to a hat and shawlette. Quite a delightful mix of patterns that are sure to keep your needles busy!

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