Category Archives: Books

Cute & Cozy Stashbusters

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!

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Flaunt

Knitters of all skill levels will be excited to hear about our new collection, Flaunt!  These bulky accessories are as quick to knit as they are fashionable and glamorous. 15 patterns fill these pages showing the ins and outs of how to make some gorgeous scarves, cowls, and wraps. Stay toasty and look fresh all through the fall and winter ...

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The Swanky Sweaters of Dapper

If you want to hear me gush about how excited I am about the new Dapper collection (KNITTED FLATCAP *), then you should definitely check out the podcast episode. Rather than blather on further about how much I like the patterns, I thought we could all benefit from a touch more objectivity and dive a little into the more technical aspects of the collection. Between all of the Henleys and cardigans and pullovers, there are 8 sweaters in Dapper. So let’s take a good look at the differences between your many sweatery choices.

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Darling Dinner Set by Knit Picks
Come Home to Crochet

If you are an avid crocheter, you know the struggle to find cute, somewhat modern and easy to follow patterns. Come Home To Crochet offers 7 home decor patterns that range from snuggly blankets to modern pillows.     If you are a new crocheter, many of the patterns are perfect beginner projects. The Darling Dinner Set ...

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Knit Picks Jumbo Momo Merino Yarn
Spring Launch: Jumbo Yarns + New Shiny Things!

“Spring is nature’s way of saying, ‘Let’s party!’ “ Robin Williams Yesterday was the first official day of spring (cue the reverie) and we are SO ready for all the April showers, May flowers, and spring knits to come! With the weight of winter behind us, we’re taking a cue from Mother Nature and shedding our figurative (and literal)  layers and shifting towards brighter color palettes,  lightweight tops, ...

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New for Winter 2018

The Knit Picks Winter 2018 Catalog is here, and we can’t wait to share with you our new cozy collections and the latest + squishy addition to our yarn family. New Dapple Yarn A delight for both your eyes and hands, enjoy the flecks and fluff of our newest yarn. Extra Fine Merino reaches peak squish with a gently twisted single ply, brightened with streaks and speckles of brilliant hues, blending with a ...

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Favorite Knitting Books Old and New

It's that time again: Book Sale! That means every book that you purchase from KnitPicks.com from now through October 9th will be 40% off! So, let's look at some of the tastiest new books available, as well as some popular staples, to take best advantage of this great opportunity.

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Introducing Knits for Everybody. . .Two!

You're a new knitter and you decide you want to make a hat. Maybe you've heard of Ravelry, so you search for "hat" and find a mere. . .65,033 results. That's not overwhelming at all. The whole idea behind the Knits for Everybody series is to give people patterns for just that problem. The patterns are meant to be the simplest, most basic version of the simplest, most basic garments, with sizes from newborn to men's XXL and instructions in both of the most common yarn weights, Worsted and Fingering.   With Knits for Everybody Too, we've revisited the original concept to expand the selection.

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Knitting Geekery – Knitted Lace Traditions

You might have noticed that we have lace on the brain a bit here at Knit Picks, what with our customizing, beginner-friendly Shawls for All and the drool-worthy Luxurious Lace. Lace knitting in particular has a certain mystique, with fabled,almost esoteric traditions with origins shrouded in mystic legendry. Flipping or clicking through Luxurious Lace in particular, you might have seen references to various traditions. Though adapted to modern tools and methods, when you work these and other patterns you are participating in a tradition. Let's take a bit of time to explore a few of these traditions, and look at what exactly makes Estonian lace Estonian lace.

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New must-have books!

We just love book sale time here at Knit Picks! 40% off all books is pretty impressive on it's own, but considering you can get even the newest titles at 40% off, our book sale goes from "pretty awesome" to "I MUST BUY ALL THE BOOKS" in a heartbeat. Here are just a few of my favorite new books, all of which are available at 40% off through July 24.

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