Happy June! First official month of summer and our flowers are in bloom all around – Rose City is an accurate name for Portland OR! We’ve decided to combine both our flower and yarn love for our newest calendar – a perfect blend to greet nature loving knitters and crocheters.Read more »
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They say that your home is a reflection of your self, and if this is true than surely every knitter’s home is a paradise of handicrafts. Every room in the house is another opportunity to befiber your decor, and our newest collection is a guide to do just that. Tranquility is full of all the pillows, throws, towels, …
After a long search, and many many bids my husband and I finally bought our very first house! Coincidentally the Knit Picks Tranquility home collection came out the same month we bought our first home. I was so excited because this collection has the perfect patterns to add a touch of style and comfort to our new home! These patterns would also make great house warming gifts if you know of anyone who recently bought a new home. Just …Read more »
You might be asking yourself: why would I need to buy individual interchangeable tips? Even during a SALE where I can get any individual pair of intechangeable tips for 20% off if I buy before June 12th, I have my interchangeable set (you do, don’t you?), surely I have every needle I need. What else could I possibly want?
O Fictional Straw Person, I was once like you. Please. Learn from my mistakes.Read more »
“Daisies are like sunshine to the ground.” – Drew Barrymore
As the saying goes, April showers bring May flowers! Flowers are in serious bloom here in the Pacific Northwest and one of my favorites is the sweet daisy. Best of all, the newest free pattern in our Scrub-A-Dub Club features the cute flower – Daisies Dishcloth.Read more »
Mother’s day can mean different things depending on you and your family’s traditions. For some it means gathering with family and celebrating together; others – a quiet day in. But for every Mother on Mother’s day, there’s one thing that I think should always come with the territory: some well-deserved time in the chill zone.
Being a parent so often requires you to put aside your own needs to prioritize those of your family, but Mother’s day is about appreciating all …
“Try to be a rainbow in someone’s cloud.” – Maya Angelou
When the world is getting you down, I feel that crocheting in a rainbow of colors will always make you smile. Need a project idea? The newest pattern in our Scrub-A-Dub is just the ticket – check out the free Crochet Log Cabin Dishcloth.
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Spring is well and truly underway for the Knit Picks crew, and with it comes a turning of the knitting year. In other words, it’s sock season again! One of our new collections is a celebration of this time, so join us for my review of Splendid Soles, our newest sock pattern book. After that resident sock fanatic Stacey is joined by Hannah to delve into (and argue about) just what is so appealing about sock knitting.