Category Archives: behind the scenes

Podcast Episode 332: Your Favorite Sock Yarns Explained

Felici Yarn Today, we’re dedicating an entire episode to the subject of sock knitting! Whether you’re a seasoned pro and socks are your very favorite thing, or a new knitter contemplating casting on for your very first pair, this episode is for you!  Lee and Hannah spend time talking about all of the sock yarns they’ve developed over the years. Colorful, hardwearing and ...

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Podcast Episode 324: Launching New Patterns & A New Brand

Today we’re talking about HOW things are made but, it’s a twist! Instead of the act of knitting or projects, we’re going to be sharing how patterns are designed and how our sister company, WeCrochet was born!  Stacey and Lee have spent years designing patterns and working with designers on the behind the scenes process of pattern creation. Whether you’re ...

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What’s New From The Knit Picks Podcast

Hi, I’m Sarah! I started with the Knit Picks Podcast as their newest producer in October of 2019. I come from an audio and a video production background but also am a seasoned knitter. I was beyond excited by the opportunity to work with Knit Picks. I see the podcast as an ...

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Staff Projects: Hats for Days – Part Deux

We are expected to have our first snowfall of the season next week here in the Pacific Northwest. While this may not come as welcome news for some people in our neck of the woods, folks around the KP office are excited at the prospect of putting our most recent labors of love to work, keeping our heads toasty and warm during this potential snowpocalypse (we don't get a lot of snow around here). In the spirit of bundling up, we're sharing several of our latest FOs, all of the chapeau variety!

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Knit Picks Dogwood Sweater
Podcast Episode 303: Latest & Greatest

After eight years of making our very own pattern collections, we’ve finally created a Best of Knit Picks pattern collection! Our very favorite garment patterns from our archive are now together in one amazing (and enormous) book. Colorwork, cables, tweed and a few luxury yarns shine in ...

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Meet Erica, New Marketing Coordinator

Hi, I’m Erica, and I’m the new marketing coordinator at Knit Picks! I started out here as the book designer working on our pattern collections, and I quickly became a huge fan girl for all things Knit Picks. I am so excited to be moving into this new role and sharing all that’s good about this company with you! (That’s ...

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Episode 291 – Crafty New Year

At the turn of the solar calender, Knit Picks is taking a look back at a long and exciting year. To start us off, Knit Picks leaders Alison and Jennifer take a retrospective on where the year has taken us. After that, each of us looks ahead to set our own crafty resolutions for the new year.

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Knit Picks Staff Project
Fall Staff Projects

It’s been a bit since our last staff project post. Most of us have been up to our ears in traveling to shows, developing new exciting products, and in general just resisting the temptation to stay inside all day and make ALL the things. Regardless of how busy we are, you know we spend an inordinate amount of ...

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Podcast 289 – Jet Lag and Swag: Travel Knitting and New Notions

New podcast episode alert! It's peak travel season and we have all manner of tips, tricks, and tools to see you through. First up Stacey and Hannah share their best travel advice. Next, Alexis and Hilary talk about the new batch of exclusive fiber flair that will make your knitting that much more enjoyable no matter where you are.

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