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Knit Picks Free Pattern Dotty Cowl
12 Weeks of Gifting: Dotty Cowl

This week’s free 12 Weeks of Gifting pattern is a fun + playful project features a brilliant checkerboard of bright colors! The Dotty Cowl is knit in the round from the bottom up. It begins and ends with a reverse stockinette band, knit from the wrong side (no purling on the bands). The Dotty Stitch ...

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Knit Picks Winter Pillow
12 Weeks of Gifting: Winter Pillow

“What good is the warmth of summer, without the cold of winter to give it sweetness.” – John Steinbeck   It’s week 4 of our annual 12 Weeks of Gifting series!  This week’s freebie pattern is the Winter Pillow, a classic two color design that makes for a great introduction to stranded colorwork. Customize with your favorite festive shades ...

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Fall Outfit Inspiration: Menswear

I can already feel the Fall cold in the evenings and I know Summer is on it’s way out! Fall style to me is about adding cozy layers and easy to wear shapes. That is why I was so excited when we launched our new pattern collection, Dapper. Menswear styles transition to Fall women styles perfectly. I put together a few ways to style some projects from Dapper to get you excited for cooler weather!

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Knit Picks Stroll Mini Packs
Stroll Minis for the win!

We’ve finally thrown our hat in the micro-skein game with our new Stroll Mini Packs. Each set contains 5 colors of Stroll Tonal yarn, for a total of 100g / 462yds. You might be saying to yourself, “These are key-ute! But what can I make with them?” Good question!

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Knit Picks Staff Dream Projects
Our Knit Picks Staff Dream Projects!

Our staff is passionate about knitting, but there is always some project waiting in our queues that we’d love to have the time or skills to make. You’re invited to post a comment below and share your own dream projects with us, too. We’d love to see what you aspire to accomplish! Here are some of the knitting dream projects that we’d ...

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Podcast 263: Captivating Colorwork Collections

Join the Knit Picks staff in exploring the multichromatic wonders of the new Knit Picks exclusive collections, Encircled and Strands of Color, which both use Fair Isle and stranded colorwork to paint beautiful works of art with needles and yarn.

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Introducing the Strands of Color

Add a dash of luxury to your everyday wardrobe and home staples this fall with these detailed color work motifs. Strands of Color introduces you to 15 manageably sized color work projects ranging from accessories to practical home knits, that add a burst of color to your everyday needs.

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Enchanting Colorwork Yokes from the Encircled Collection

Encircled started with one word: YOKES. It may or may not have been excitedly half-shouted out to a meeting full of easily startled people. We were already excited about the possibilities, the response from our designers was wonderful, and we're thrilled to finally be able to offer every one of these magical designs.

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