Monthly Archives: July 2023

Our Ice Fire Wraps

Today is the final day of the Ice Fire Wrap KAL, and we’ve loved seeing your projects under the #IceFireKAL hashtag on Instagram! Most of the Knit Picks team finished their wraps by today, although the eagle-eyed among you may spot a few wraps still on the needles in these photos.

We all started with the same pattern, but through color choice, pattern modifications, and yarn substitutions, we each ended up with unique pieces. One of the most fun aspects of doing knit-alongs …

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Episode 368 – Christmas in July

A collection of knit and crocheted Christmas stockings

It’s Christmas in July! We’re still on our summer podcast break, but to celebrate, we’re pulling out an old interview we recorded last year with Katelyn from about our matching stocking pattern collections, Filled With Joy and All is Bright. The interview got put aside when we all became too busy with our November 2022 Big Sale last year, but it’s full of fun tidbits about creating coordinating knit and crochet pattern collections, so we’re delighted to finally share it.

Plus, when we recorded, we were in the middle of our Eldfell KAL. Katelyn joined in with us, and it was her first knit colorwork project. Lee and Andi share a few tips …

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An Ice Fire KAL Update

We’re grooving along on our Ice Fire Wrap KAL projects! The KAL is coming on an end on July 31st, and some of the team have their eyes on the finish line, some are already finished, and a few decided to put their projects into hibernation.

An incomplete handknit wrap on knitting needles with squiggly stripes in shades of blue and solid white.

Jen has a long ways to go one her Ice Fire Wrap, but she’s determined to have it finished by the end of the KAL. She’s using Chroma Worsted for her main color and Swish Worsted as the solid contrast.

An incomplete handknit wrap on knitting needles with squiggly stripes in orange and gray. Read more »

Free Downloadable July 2023 Calendar

Happy July! To celebrate, we have your free monthly calendar wallpapers. Enjoy these July 2023 wallpaper images (free download for you!) — featuring a variety of blues, reds, and yellows in Wonderfluff, City Tweed Aran, Dishie, Curio #3, Chroma Wosted, and Galileo.

How to get the Wallpaper:

To get the free downloadable calendar background of your choice (smart phones, tablets, or desktop computers), simply click on the image of your choice to go to the full-size photo and then save it!

Free July 2023 Wallpaper for Desktop:

Free July 2023 Wallpaper for Tablet:

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