Category Archives: colorwork

Colorful hand knit lavender sachets
12 Weeks of Gifting: Fair Isle Lavender Sachets

Believe it or not, folks, we are halfway through our annual 12 Weeks of Gifting series. We’re inching closer to the holiday season with every passing moment, and that means our gift knits are getting smaller in size and/or quicker to make. This week’s free pattern, the Fair Isle Lavender Sachet set checks both of ...

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Podcast Episode 330: The Quest For Color

Abbey Road Sweater https://www.knitpicks.com/abbey-road-sweater/g/52726220 As the weather gets cozier our stashes seem to get more colorful. This week we’re dipping into the wide world of multi colored knitting. From epic Fair Isle to simply soothing marled effects, we’re sharing all our knitting know-how in this episode! First up, Stacey and Lee discuss some popular techniques for getting maximum color in every square ...

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Holidat Stockings pattern
12 Weeks of Gifting – Holiday Stockings

Welcome back, KP friends! It’s week 3 in our 12 Weeks of Gifting series. This week we’re gifting to you perennial favorite—the Holiday Stockings pattern! Whether you’ve added members to your family or just want a little holiday décor refresh, this pair of traditional Fair Isle stockings are ...

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Santa Pillow knit holiday pattern
12 Weeks of Gifting – Santa Pillow

Surprise! It’s the end of September. Well, technically that’s not the surprise, although I will say that time has almost no meaning at this point (2020, amiright?) so, YES. The fact that fall is officially here is a bit of brain bender. No, the surprise is this—our annual 12 Weeks ...

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Mosaic Knitting and Tutorial: Slipping Stitches

If you've never tried mosaic knitting, let us tell you something about it: IT'S SO FUN! It's a way to create a colorwork pattern while only holding one yarn at a time, and just knitting/purling and slipping stitches. Really, that's it. All these beautiful designs were created with mosaic knitting (these are all from our new collection, Mosaic Medley).

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Podcast 307: Colorwork Q&A

Palette Color Card We have a special guest for this episode! Lisa Seifert joins Stacey to chat about our newest colorwork collection, Spectrum. Lisa brings some new insight to the design process and shares some behind the scenes info about her patterns in this stunning collection. Our Q + A segments continue! We love answering your knitting questions (keep them coming!) ...

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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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Knit Picks Pawtastic! Collection
Pawtastic! Collection

Designer: Margaret Mills Let me start by admitting that this collection was long, LONG overdue. Our lack of doggo-inspired knits was something we lamented on a daily basis around the office. After the success of our feline-friendly 9 Lives Collection, we knew the clock was ticking for ...

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City Tweed – Yarn of the Month!

City Tweed was my first Knit Picks love - I didn't work here yet and when I got my catalog, I drooled over the brand new City Tweed yarn. Ten years later, I'm still in love. And now it's on sale for the entire month of March!

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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 ...

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