“If I tried to describe my personality, I’d start to gush about living by the ocean half my life and being brought up on ‘Alice in Wonderland’ and believing in magic for years and years./em>” – Sylvia Plath
There are many ways to make fun mitered squares, though most go from one end to another (for instance, the Ridge Washcloth). This week’s newest member of the Scrub-A-Dub club takes it once step further – check out the Through The Looking Glass Dishcloth.Read more »
Beyond the meticulous color curations of our full yarn lines, it’s a badly kept “secret” that Knit Picks offers a whole host of yarns in their raw state for dyeing and more: our Bare yarns. To highlight our recent expansion of these hopeful hanks I first sit down with Stacey to discuss our favorites, both new and old. After that, Hannah and I share some of our daring dyeing adventures and give some guidelines and tips on where you might get started on some of your own.Read more »
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Oh Capra, my Capra. Your loveliness far exceeds your Merino/Cashmere fiber content. You provide both a plethora of gem toned colors as well as creamy neutrals. While I’ll miss you when you go, I hold hope in my heart that I may see you again one day. *wink*
“I am a little obsessed with stripes.” – Emilia Wickstead
We’re all about stripes this week – first with the release of new Felici colors, now with newest addition to the Scub-A-Dub Club! The free Chevron Tile Dishcloth pattern will appeal to all who loves stripes – and interesting project construction.Read more »
That’s right – our favorite self-striping yarn is back with brand new colors (and one returning favorite)! Felici is always a fun yarn for us to design – we love thinking of different variations of these colorful stripes. For some of the ones this round, we decided to play with striping patterns and stripe lengths.Read more »
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One of the reasons I love knitting over crochet is the amazing texture that knit stitches have. When using a super chunky yarn, the texture is amplified! That is why I love our Super Tuff Puff yarn. At an astonishing one and a half stitches per inch, project knit up in no time at all. The 100% wool in a …
That special time comes but once a year, an occasion for the celebration of our skills and some crafty camraderie, a chance to let our fiber flag fly: Knit in Public Day! In keeping with recent Knit Picks tradition, we hosted a knitting potluck at a nearby park, with everything from previews to prizes. A few members of our team are here to tell us in their own words just how their Knit in Public Day went.
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“I’m not afraid of storms, for I’m learning how to sail my ship.” – Louisa May Alcott
Summer is almost here and that means celebrating at water’s edges, enjoying the lakes, oceans and rivers all around. For all new parents, the newest free pattern in our Scrub-A-Dub Club is a perfect gift for those water lovers – check out the Sailboat Baby Cloth.
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