Welcome to our new “From the desk of…” series – this month, we will be featuring a handful of designers from our new fall pattern collection, Burnished. We’ll get a tiny glimpse into their world of knitting pattern design, learn about their process and techniques.First up is the talented Tabetha Hedrick!
In coming months, we hope to show you some behind the scenes footage of our original KnitPicks collections. First up is our Fall Collection, “Burnished”.
I bought a new home!
No seriously, I did buy a full-size new home this summer, but I also bought a miniature house, too! Now I have to figure out how to furnish it.
My younger brother recently welcomed his first child, the glorious and wee Margot Sweetpea Marie Wells. With a name like that, I knew I would have to up the cuteness factor for the blanket I was making her.
Happy August to all of our crafty friends! This month’s desktop calendar shows off Comfy, our ever-versatile cotton yarn (with a touch of acrylic for elasticity) – perfect for warm weather garments and beach-ready accessories!
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I’ve been doing a lot of traveling this summer and have been looking forward to times when I can relax for a bit. So for my newest 52 Weeks of Dishcloth pattern, I decided I wanted to do a spa cloth to use when I have a little time to myself. So I came up with the Dreamy Spa Cloth.
You may have seen that we have some new free patterns that just hit the site. I have to say, the models have me smitten. I would say that, though, they’re my babies!
This is Lulu.
Thank you all for entering our Knit Collections Giveaway! Our randomly chosen 3 winners are:
Congratulations! All 3 have been contacted and their books are on their way to them now – we can’t wait to see what they make from them!
And stay tuned for further giveaways!
Knitting and baseball – my two favorite things! Last week I got to attend the annual Seattle Mariner’s Stitch n’ Pitch.
This event was first started by the Mariners 10 years ago and now many major & minor league teams around the country hold their own SnP nights! It’s a lot of fun, even if you are not a huge baseball fan – Safeco Field, home of the Mariners, opens up their top deck area for yarn booths and other goodies and it’s so much fun to see (and buy) so much pretty yarn.
Did you learn to knit at school? Many schools, like Waldorf, include knitting as part of the curriculum. When I worked in a yarn shoppe in England, almost all of the older ladies that would come in had learned to knit …