Category Archives: crochet

Alpaca Cloud Yarn
Monthly Yarn Sale: Alpaca Cloud

Autumn is my absolute favorite season and it’s so close I can almost hear the leaves crinkling underfoot! Without fail this is the time of year that my needles start to work a little harder, preparing for the chilly months ahead. If you’re like me, then this is the perfect time for our monthly yarn sale to feature Alpaca Cloud! The ...

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Free Hipacious Houndstooth Dishcloth

Fashion fades, only style remains the same." - Coco Chanel When looking into the background of this week's free dishcloth pattern, the super cute Hipacious Houndstooth Dishcloth, I learned some fun facts. First, the oldest known occurrence of the unique checked pattern was a cloak dated between 360 and 100 BC in Sweden, though contemporary patterns were to have originated in Scotland. Second,the smaller scale version of the pattern is called puppytooth, which delights me to no end.

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ection Belvedere Tie
Mid-Summer News: Mini Hanks + New Collections!

New Stroll Minis Stroll Tonal Mini Packs are here, and they are kind of our favorite thing right now. You could say these baby hanks are serving as a sort of *unofficial* litmus test for future micro-skein production here at Knit Picks. Featuring the same Stroll Tonal colors as our regular 100g hank versions, each pack contains a total of 100g of color curated joy, with 5 individual ...

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We LOVE Crochet!

Crochet is such a fun craft! Although I am not a confident knitter, crochet will always have my heart. I love how easy it is to play with color, how fast it is to finish projects, and the fun projects you can easily create with crochet. I thought that I would pay tribute to my love of crochet in today’s post by highlighting ...

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Knit Picks Red & Pink yarn Sale
Red and Pink Yarn Sale

It’s the Red and Pink Yarn Sale, arriving just in time for you to be our Valentine. We have over 200 rosy, blushing yarns at up to 30% off! With these gorgeous yarns at such low prices, this is the perfect opportunity to show someone special (or yourself!) just how much you care. To ...

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Knitted hat and socks with squirrel stuffed animal
Baby Shower Rewind!

Baby Aria will be here in 3 short weeks! Here is a recap of our Baby Shower and a few highly recommended handmade gifts for an expecting mother-to-be. In just 3 short weeks baby Aria will be making her way into this world! Here are a few of our favorite hand made gifts that we were showered with this past week.

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CotLin yarn balls
Yarn Sale of the Month – CotLin

Once again it’s time for our monthly yarn sale, and this month it’s CotLin!  The blend of 70% Tangius Cotton and 30% Linen gives this yarn a wonderful lushness that endures even through the demands of daily use.  Each wash makes these fibers softer, which makes CotLin an excellent yarn for a wide range of finished ...

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Designer Interview – Deja Joy

The multi-talented Deja Joy creates both knit and crochet patterns as part of Knit Picks' Independent Designer Partnership program, and is one of our most prolific contributors of crochet patterns, with a wide variety of fun colorwork accessories and functional projects.

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Free Dishcloth Pattern – Virgo

Are you a summer baby whose birthday is coming up soon? Than the eighth pattern in our free year long Zodiac Dishcloth series is for you. Check out the great Virgo Dishcloth by Beth Major.

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Free Dishcloth Pattern – Leo

Roar! Calling all of those born under the sign of the lion, the seventh pattern in our free year long Zodiac Dishcloth series is for you. Check out the great Leo Dishcloth by Beth Major.

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