Podcast Call for Entries: Craft Travel

Have you ever taken a trip specifically for a craft you enjoy? Have you visited Iceland, the Shetland Islands, or a farm in upstate New York just to indulge your fiber obsession? If so, we’d love to hear about your experience! Cute or quirky, fun or disastrous, your stories can be emailed to podcast@knitpicks.com. If we include it in an upcoming podcast, we’ll send you a “charm pack” of our favorite yarns!


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2016 Pantone Colors of the Year


Hear that? That’s the sound of beautiful blush pinks and pale blues calling to you for your next project! The 2016 Pantone colors are simply lovely and we have all the yarn you need to satisfy your color craving.

Step 1: Take a moment to browse our yarns to find your favorite Pantone pinks and blues! Billow in Tea Rose and Palette in Blush are some of my favorite pale pinks while to Aloft in Sky and Wool of the Andes Clarity are the perfect pale blues but almost every yarn line has a color (or five!) that fit right in to this palette.

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6 Ways to Wear the Colorblock Collection

Spring is nearly here and after a long, grey winter – we’re looking forward to adding bright and bold pops of color into our knitting. Our new Colorblock collection checks off every color craving that we have with fun, wearable patterns that can be as colorful as you choose!

We’ve chosen three patterns from our new Colorblock collection and styled each two different ways. Let’s get started with a colorful top that is made for the transitional weather of spring, the Unblocked Tunic!

Unblocked Tunic by Katy Banks
knit picks colorblock collection

BRIGHTLY BALANCED: Neon green is totally wearable, we promise! Pair a bold color like neon green with a dark, classic shade like navy to create a bold but balanced outfit.

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We Heart Preciosa Fingering + Staff Projects!

Though I have loved many Knit Picks yarns over the course of my recent project making, Preciosa Fingering Tonal Yarn might perhaps be my all-time favorite. The colors are spectacular, the softness is unmatched, and projects made in this yarn come out looking so very dreamy. For a while, I swore off fingering weight projects. I just wasn’t getting through them efficiently, and they would often be left in my knitting basket, as works in progress, for months and months. Preciosa Tonal Fingering Yarn is bringing me back to this yarn weight single handedly (or single ply-edly? haha). Here are some staff projects we’ve recently completed, if you’d like to see.


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March 2016 Calendar

We’re celebrating March with a lucky four-leaf clover and a lot of gorgeous green yarns! Although we’ve had a few sunny days peek through the rain, we’re savoring the last few weeks of chilly weather and pairing our favorite wool yarns with textured stitches and cables.

To get the free March 2016 calendar background of your choosing (for smart phones, tablets and desktop computers), simply click the applicable device icon below. Enjoy!

Knit Picks March 2016 Calendar

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Knitting Needle Sale!

Knit Picks knitting needle sale

Our needle sale is back and now is the time to save 10% off select needles! Whether you’re looking to get a full interchangeable needle set or you just want to add a few needle tips to your collection, it’s the perfect opportunity to round out your knitting needle collection.

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