Monthly Archives: August 2017

Crafty Round Up!

While all of us here mainly do yarny crafts (how could we not, while being surrounded by all this gorgeous yarn?), we thought it would be fun to give a peak at other crafts we play with during our off hours!

For instance, Hannah sews up a storm – every week she comes in with a new project. This dress is one of her favorites:

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Back to School Shopping: Flash Sale edition

I’m the mom of two boys who go back to school on Wednesday, and can I tell you: I am soooo over back-to-school shopping! Done… finished… please don’t make me buy another pencil or pair of socks. The thought of going back to One. More. Store. is enough to bring tears to my eyes. But yarn? Oh, I could do some yarn shopping for SURE! And lucky for me – and you! – there’s a little flash sale happening right now.

Flash sale at

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Things we love: staff favorites

Did you know that every one of the Knit Picks staff knits and/or crochets? In fact, even our customer service representatives are experienced knitters – along with two of our IT staff members. It’s true – we’re knitters too! We thought you might enjoy meeting some of our staff and seeing a few of their favorite items.

Knit Picks staff favorites: Michelle’s picks

Knit Picks Staff: Michelle

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Comparing Our Favorite Tools

Pair your next project with the perfect tool! We love these tools so much that we’ve taken the time to develop different styles to suit a variety of crafters. Today we’re going to dive into some of our favorite tools, comparing and contrasting features to get the perfect fit.

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Podcast 261: Sweater Week

A large part of our new collection Knits for Everybody Two is the basic, straight-forward sweater patterns for cardigan and v-neck pullover. To put those in context Daniel and Hannah, Knit Picks’ Catalog Director and resident sweater expert, discuss sweater terminology and construction. Then Stacey and Daniel offer commiseration and comfort by sharing their first sweater stories, embarassing details and all, showing that rocky beginnings are just a place to start.

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