Category Archives: color

Block Party: Modular Blankets

Have you seen our newest book yet? Block Party (available as a print book or eBook) is a collection of modular blankets, meaning they are all constructed of modules, or blocks, or pieces, which are either knit together ...

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avocado dyed yarn
Bare Yarn: An Indie Dyer’s Canvas

avocado dyed yarn from @woodsandwool While it’s not a secret by any means, you may not know that most of our existing yarn lines are available in their undyed, natural state. We lovingly refer to these pristine fibers as bare yarns. In addition to heavy-hitters like Wool of ...

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tying up skeins of yarn in preparation for dyeing them with indigo dye
How to Dye Yarn with Indigo: Our Indigo Dye Day!

We’ve been talking about dyeing your own yarn a lot lately, and with good reason: it’s a very fun way to take your fiber art to the next level! Want to learn how to dye yarn with indigo? Read on for tips and tricks for working with this ancient plant-based natural dye.

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A Botanical Yarn Dyeing Journey

Welcome to the amateur dyeing adventures of me, Regan, one of the photographers for Knit Picks! I want to preface this by saying that this is not a tutorial. I’m just having a fun time experimenting! So join the ride as I create a mess of my kitchen. Muse // Woodland Tweed // Twill For this journey I used Knit Picks

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July News: New Yarn Colors, Speckles Sock Lab, and more!

We know this post is called "July News," but it's almost August, which means it's basically September ... and gosh, that means it's pretty much time for the holidays, isn't it?! (So many handcrafted gifts to plan. So. Many. Gifts.) But before we get TOO far ahead of ourselves, let's back it up to the end of July: we have so much great news for you!

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New Felici Colors for Summer!

I’m so excited to show you our newest batch of Felici striped colorways! I have a personal reason that I’m especially excited about this release: I designed a bunch of them! I started here as a graphic designer last fall, and since then I’ve gotten the extremely awesome chance to help design yarn ...

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Outrageous Insteps Collection + New Hawthorne Colors

Hawthorne, our best selling sock yarn, is all about those bold hand-painted hues–and this latest update is no exception! A reflection of the great Northwest, Hawthorne is a yarn inspired by the varied and vibrant place we call home. Each colorway shows off hand-painted hues and surprising pops of color that are as distinctive and exceptional as their namesake neighborhoods.

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Monthly Yarn Sale: Wonderfluff!

Softer than a kitten, fluffier than a cloud, Wonderfluff is a technological marvel! Silky baby alpaca and fleecy merino fibers are blown into and caught in a lightweight tube of nylon mesh. The result is a yarn that’s beautifully bulky yet lightweight and warm, with surprising resiliency. Normally $8.49 a ball, it’s now just $6.79 through the end of June!

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