Category Archives: favorite patterns

Favorite Holiday Patterns

The holidays are so close, I can practically taste them! Each day another door on my daughter's advent calendar is opened in gleeful anticipation while I spend my day trying to conceive another nightly bout of elf on the shelf shenanigans.

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Knit Picks Dogwood Sweater
Podcast Episode 303: Latest & Greatest

After eight years of making our very own pattern collections, we’ve finally created a Best of Knit Picks pattern collection! Our very favorite garment patterns from our archive are now together in one amazing (and enormous) book. Colorwork, cables, tweed and a few luxury yarns shine in these newly standardized ...

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Knit Designer Interview: Jenny Williams

We’ve been working with knitwear designer Jenny Williams for almost ten years, and what we appreciate most about her is her versatility. Jenny is an excellent designer in many different styles. She designs across all categories, from dishcloths and scarves to socks and lace.

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Christmas in July!

Are you over the hot Summer weather and craving some snuggly knitting weather? Now is the perfect time to start prepping your knitting queue for holiday gift-giving! Holiday Inspiration Our Knit Picks Exclusive Holiday books have plenty of projects to jumpstart your inspiration. Some of my favorite Holiday themed projects are ...

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Designer Showcase: Claire Slade

We’ve just released a couple of new pattern collections—Sojourn: A Knit Lace Collection and Best of Knit Picks: Pullovers & Cardigans—and the wonderful Claire Slade has patterns in both! In the Best of collection is a re-release of her adorable Professor Meow, a fan favorite for sure, and her beautiful new shawl Crystallize is in Sojourn:

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Last Chance Yarn: Alux

While we love welcoming exciting new yarns, it’s so hard to say goodbye to other yarns, even though it’s a necessary part of our pledge to bring you the best products at the best prices. We have to discontinue some products to make room for new ones, so we are sad to see ...

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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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Lower Prices? Yes Please!

That’s right! Both our Brava and regular Wool of the Andes lines now have lower Everyday Prices – which means more savings for those afghan and blanket projects! ...

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Knitwear and crochet designer Tian Connaughton at home in her studio
Designer Interview: Tian Connaughton

One of our most versatile designers, Tian Connaughton is responsible for some of our favorite patterns — both knit and crochet. We’ve happily worked with her for 8 years, and look forward to many more collaborations. Tian is all things crafty. She is a designer and technical editor working for major brands such ...

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