The Knit Picks Gift Guide: For the Best Friend

Our annual gift guide has arrived and we’ve put together our favorite things for everyone on your list! First up, the gift guide for best friends.

We chose a classic, understated shawl to take your BFF from brunch to dinner plus hand-dipped candles, an art print of her birthstone and a best friends necklace set. Oh, and a sweet eye mask for some valuable relaxation and a charming set of mugs for afternoon coffee catch-up sessions.

knit picks gift guide for the best friend

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Yarn of the Month: Reverie is 25% Off

This month our discounted yarn is Reverie! That means, all December long, Reverie is 25% off*. If you’ve been tempted to try this gorgeous alpaca/acrylic worsted weight blend, or you’ve loved it for a long time, this might be the month to place an order (or tell someone special that it’s on your Christmas list)!

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*Sale ends 12/31/15 at 11:59pm PST. Limited to stock on hand. Does not apply to past purchases or backorders.

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The “Craft to Give Back” Wrap-up!

Over the last two months, one of the first things I did upon waking up every morning was to eagerly check the Instagram hashtag #craft2giveback. Akin to watching the gift pile under the Christmas tree grow, I tallied with great joy the burgeoning number of handmade projects submitted to our campaign to raise money for the United Nations Refugee Agency.

I was absolutely blown away by your generosity. 1,791 projects were submitted to local charities – that’s thousands and thousands of hours of love!

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December 2015 Wallpaper Calendar

Chilly days, family gatherings, holiday crafting – it must be December! We’re celebrating this festive month with a free calendar wallpaper that shows off a winter wonderland of yarn.

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

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Desktop wallpaper calendar for mobile 2015
Desktop wallpaper calendar for tablet 2015
Desktop wallpaper calendar for desktop 2015
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Turkey Day Chill Zone

Happy Thanksgiving! Whether you’re stuffing yourself, or a small creature you’ve knitted or crocheted, we wish you all the best this Thanksgiving. We’ll be indulging in food, friends, and crafting fun. Here’s some links from around the web of things we think you might like in your Thanksgiving Day Chill Zone!
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Crochet:
The adorable turkey, above with the free pattern HERE (Ravelry link)!
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