Seed stitch, at least for knitters, gets a bad rap – many find it boring to knit. Personally, I love the look enough to put up with the repetitive motion. For a change, why not try out the Tunisian Crochet version? The new free Tunisian Purl Stitch Dishcloth pattern is a great way to try out this fun stitch.Read more »
The situation: the holidays are fast approaching and it’s time to get those needles and hooks busy on holiday decorating projects – whether for yourself or for gifts. But you don’t want to make the exact same thing over & over again! Our solution: 1 pattern, two projects with our Twice As Nice collection!Read more »
Join us this week as we discuss the merits of stash busting! Inside every knitter is a ceaseless passion for yarn that covets every bright, soft and lovely hank and ball and cake. Our actual productivity can never hope to pace this crafty cupidity, and the distance between these two becomes the stash.
To help you harvest your handy horde, first I sit down with Knit Picks’ new graphic designer Lee Meredith, to get her expert insight into getting the most out of your stash. After that, Stacey and Hannah discuss our newest collection Cute & Cozy Stashbusters, with plenty of patterns to tame your twisted trove of worsted wonders.Read more »
“A baby is born with a need to be loved – and never outgrows it.” – Frank A. Clark
If you are looking for perfect baby shower gifts to make, a soft cotton cloth is always welcome. Whether for cleaning delicate skin or using as all around snuggle piece, these towels are super useful as well as being fun to make! The newest is the very cute Baby Cloth.Read more »
Does anybody else get extreme satisfaction using all of the small bits of yarn in your stash? Our new pattern collection, Cute & Cozy Stashbusters will delight! Full of 16 funky and stylish pieces that will leave you with more room in your stash for new yarn, this book is a win in my book!Read more »
Read more »
Here we are, early October; a truly magical time of year! That all too brief period of time where we stop and breathe before the whirlwind of holiday joie de vivre begins. You can still plan & create your thoughtful holiday gifts, but also relax and enjoy the splendor of the fall season.
With the season of making and gifting near at hand, we know you’re likely in holiday project …
We’ve all experienced it. It happens every fall, like clockwork: sweater envy. Those luscious tweeds, sinewy cables, plush woolens. Ahhh. It’s the stuff knitter dreams are made of. With the cooler weather at our door, we have assembled a short list of sweaters that we have not-so-secretly been drooling over.
Hillary – The Allotrope …
Read more »
It’s the second week in we our annual 12 Weeks of Gifting! Every Tuesday we release a brand new free pattern, counting down the days to mid December.
This week’s freebie pattern is the Log Cabin Throw! Capture the classic look of log cabin quilts with this fun and easy throw. Worked from the center out …
Turn your face to the sun and the shadows fall behind you.. – Unknown
Happy Friday! We are holding on to our last rays of sunshine here in the Pacific Northwest as fall sets in so why not a pretty washcloth reminding us of days gone by? The newest member of the Scrub-A-Dub club is the gorgeous free Cabled Sunburst Washcloth pattern.
Read more »