Monthly Archives: June 2024

A Guide to Knit Picks Cotton Yarns

Summer is here, and that means it’s cotton yarn season! With the arrival of a handful of new yarns and the return of some classics, Knit Picks now has more than 12 different cotton yarn families, and each is unique. To help you decide which is right for your next knitting project, we knit swatches in each yarn with a cable, a stockinette section, and a lace section and wrote up what makes each yarn unique.


Fiber Content: 100% Mercerized CottonWeight(s) …

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Sedona Sunset KAL Progress

We’re almost a quarter into our Sedona Sunset KAL, and everyone’s projects are coming along nicely! Some knitters are taking a steadier pace, and some a speeding along.

Janis is giving her project plenty of attention and is close to halfway done.

Kate’s wrap is also working up quickly!

Lee’s planning to …

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How to Work a Sl-K3-PSSO

As the Sedona Sunset KAL gets started, we wanted to take a closer look at a special stitch featured on the wrap that might not feel as familiar as the other stitches. A Sl-K3-PSSO is used to add texture and interest, and it’s a brand new stitch for a few of our KAL participants in the office. Here’s how to do it!

The Sl-K3-PSSO is worked over four stitches. In the swatch shown, the lace from the Sedona Sunset Wrap has already been established. A Sl-K3-PSSO row was knit four rows down from …

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Sedona Sunset Wrap KAL Begins + Resources

Today is the first day of our Sedona Sunset KAL, which means today’s the day to cast on! The KAL runs through June and July,  so to stay on track, we recommend aiming to take about 15 days per ball of Chroma. That will guarantee completing knitting your wrap by July 31st, and with only a handful of ends to weave in, very little time is needed for finishing. 

Working on according to the suggested schedule is a slow, steady pace, but many of our KAL participants in the office started zooming through the first section of shaping. The Sedona Sunset Wrap grows quickly once cast on!

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Free Downloadable June 2024 Calendar

Happy June! We have your free monthly calendar wallpapers. Enjoy these June 2024 wallpaper images (free download for you!) — featuring a variety of yellows, greens, and oranges with High Desert in Redtail and Chanterelle, Gloss DK in Harvest, Hawthorne in Compass Kettle, Curio #3 in Lichen and Canary, Palette in Celadon Heather and Salsa Heather, Brava Stripe in Spice Cabinet and Buttercream, Dishie in Goldfish Multi and Seat Turtle Multi, Comfy Sport in Copper and Honeydew, Stroll in Peapod, Swish Bulky in Honey, and Snuggle Puff in Colt and Owlet

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. For desktop, right click the image and “Save As”; for smart phones and tablets, tap and hold to “Save Image”.

If you try to save the calendar …

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