Halloween Project Round-Up

I am continually amazed at the creativity of knitters! From the pattern designers that turn our fiber into amazing projects for us to knit, to the crafters who create beautiful items with those designs, my breath is taken away daily. Since Halloween is just around the corner, I’ve rounded up a handful of my favorite Halloween knitting projects featuring Knit Picks yarns.

Halloween Knitting Projects: Little Monster Vest

Halloween Knitting Projects: Little Monster Vest www.knitpicks.com

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Black & Orange Sale

Black & Orange Sale - www.knitpicks.com

If you’re anything like me, you love Halloween! There are just so many opportunities for crafting, whether it’s costumes, decor, or gifts. Now is the perfect opportunity to save on over 200 yarns in shades of orange, gray, and black at up to 30% off. Whether you’re planning to knit up the perfect pumpkin, or just want to stock up on your favorite black yarn, you’ll find something to love in our Black + Orange Sale.

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All About the Blankets – Intarsia Style

Hello Stash Readers!

Hold onto to your hats, not only for the impending fall winds, but because I am making an intarsia baby blanket. You may remember me from my intro podcast or the post about my knitting the Learn to Knit Kit Scarf, if not I will give you a brief introduction. I am the merchandise planner for Knit Picks and new to completed project knitting. I’m great at starting things, but I was always merely dabbling. It wasn’t until I started working here that the bug truly took hold, maybe a little slower than others, but I’ve caught it and have gone a touch off the rails.

Once I mastered the knit stitch, completing my garter stitch scarf, I started another scarf in Tuff Puff practicing stockinette, and that is coming along swimmingly.

stockiette scaft

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Monthly Yarn Sale: 20% off Gloss Yarn

Beautiful Gloss Yarn from knitpicks.com

Fall is here, and I’m ready for a really delicious knitting project that I can dig into. For the month of October, all weights of Gloss yarn (lace, fingering, and DK) are on sale for 20% off! Gloss is one of my favorite yarn families, it’s a beautifully balanced combination of fine Merino wool and shimmering silk. If you haven’t tried it yet, you’re in for a treat – Gloss has great stitch definition and shine, making it perfect for elaborate lace patterns and detailed cables. The silk also helps provide strength, and socks knit with Gloss Fingering hold up far better than 100% wool socks.

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October 2016 Calendar

As soon as there is a hint of a chill in the air, we’re digging out all of our handknit (and crocheted!) goodies! October is the month for falling leaves, pumpkin everything and of course, woolly tweed yarn to keep you warm all Autumn long. Our newest wallpaper calendar features our gorgeous City Tweed, perfect for those warm hats, cuddly scarves and oversized cardigans when you are outside enjoying the best of the season.

Free wallpaper calendar from knitpicks.com

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