It’s been some time since Knit Picks ventured into that forbidding country in the world of knit design: men’s wear. Dapper, our newest offering goes beyond the typical bulky wool sweater, pairing luxury fibers like alpaca and silk with contemporary sillhouettes and motifs to cultivate an aesthetic as snazzy and sophisticated as it is masculine.Read more »
“Happiness radiates like the fragrance from a flower and draws all good things towards you.” – Maharishi Mahesh Yogi
Sometimes a little flower is all you need to smile. Now you can have one with you at all time (and not have to worry about sad dead flowers) with the new member of the Scrub-A-Dub club – the Bellflower Dishcloth.Read more »
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New Stroll Minis
Stroll Tonal Mini Packs are here, and they are kind of our favorite thing right now. You could say these baby hanks are serving as a sort of *unofficial* litmus test for future micro-skein production here at Knit Picks. Featuring the same Stroll Tonal colors as our regular 100g hank versions, each pack contains a total of 100g of color curated joy, with 5 individual …
It seems like we’ve been working with Violet LeBeaux for much longer than the year and a half since publishing her first pattern with Knit Picks. In that short time, she has quickly become one of our favorite designers for collections, with her meticulous pattern writing and signature design style. She might already be one of your favorites too, and we’re delighted to keep bringing her designs to you.Read more »
Knit Picks 2018 Summer Yarn Sale is almost over, have you stocked up?
No? Well there are still some super deals to be had.
Grab a few balls of Aloft!
This luscious Mohair-Silk blend is so exquisite you really have to feel it to believe it and for as low as $4.89 it’s worth adding a ball or two …
Even with over 1,000 yarn colors still on sale as part of our Summer Yarn Sale, any savvy shopper knows that the juiciest deals are always the closeouts. Many of those colors will never be available again, and you never know when the project your stash saves will be your own, so let’s explore some of the best deals and final chances still available right now!Read more »
“One of my most exciting Saturday nights was just me and a bottle of wine and a crochet book.” – Jessica Pare
Tunisian crochet fascinates me. Known by many names – tricot crochet, afghan stitch, and (my favorite) idiot, fool or dolt stitch – it’s a unique form of hooking that is a combination of knitting and crochet. Using either a long crochet hook or a hook with a cable, work is never turned like traditional crochet or flat knitting.There’s very little to find on the history of Tunisian crochet or why it has that name, especially since most people knows quite where it came from, despite the name. It creates a firm thick fabric, perfect for household items such as blankets, pillow covers…and of course dishcloths! The newest member of our Scrub-A-Dub club uses this technique – the Tunisian Purl Stitch Dishcloth.Read more »
Hello to our extremely lovely and fabulous Knit Picks blog readers out there! I’m extra excited about today’s post, because I get to show you some of the staff projects that each of us are working on right now in our free time. We want to inspire you to create, and there’s no better conduit to that enthusiasm than sharing our own. I hope this opportunity to hear about our what’s on our needles helps you get excited about a …Read more »