Category Archives: favorite patterns

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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Introducing: Adventure Awaits!

Our newest pattern collection, Adventure Awaits, is made for the adventurer. Inspired by outdoor enthusiasts everywhere, this collection features sixteen beautiful yet robust knit projects that offer a perfect mix of both form and function. If you want warm and durable socks for hiking or the perfect pullover for late nights by the campfire, you’ll find it here. Both novice and expert knitters will discover new and challenging knits for their next crafting excursions–the wilderness never felt so cozy!

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Knit Picks Gloss Lace
Monthly Yarn Sale: 20% off Gloss!

Our February Monthly Yarn Sale is on all Gloss yarns! If you’re already familiar with this Merino/Silk blend, then you may know that you have 3 weights to choose from: Lace, Fingering, and DK. There’s even an undyed option, Bare Gloss (fingering & DK weights). Straddling the line between pure decadence and everyday wearability, one squeeze of these fibers and you’ll see why Gloss is SO boss.

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Knit Picks Monthly Yarn Sale
Shine-y New Yarn Sale!

For the month of January, we’re offering 20% off Shine, our super-soft, fabulously durable, 60% Pima Cotton and 40% Modal® natural beech wood fiber blend yarn. Shine is offered in lots of great colors, is available in both sport and worsted weights, and it has that oh so great sheen! Are you excited? Because I’m excited.

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Sweater Weather Promo

Hi guys! We have an awesome promo to get you ready for Sweater Weather projects. Use the promo code SWEATER10 to save 10% when you purchase 10 or more of the same yarn* weight and color!

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Flaunt

Knitters of all skill levels will be excited to hear about our new collection, Flaunt!  These bulky accessories are as quick to knit as they are fashionable and glamorous. 15 patterns fill these pages showing the ins and outs of how to make some gorgeous scarves, cowls, and wraps. Stay toasty and look fresh all through the fall and winter ...

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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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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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Staff Project: Simply Wool Docklight Sweater

I loved knitting with the springy, wooly goodness of Simply Wool for the first time! I'm so used to Wool of the Andes Superwash as my go-to worsted weight yarn but I'm truely a convert to our new line. I always reach for natural, undyed wools before other colors and I love all the browns and greys in these happy hanks. Simply Wool has all the squish of my favorite wools without the scratchiness! Each stitch felt so good that I actually regret how quickly this project worked up! In case you weren't sure, I want to re-emphasize that I knit a worsted wool sweater in Portland during one of our hottest summers and loved every minute. Seriously. Get thee to some Simply Wool, you won't regret it.

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Staff Projects: The Mini Kitty Pouf

You might say we have kitties on the brain here at Knit Picks. All. The. Time. That being said, it’s no surprise there has been an influx of Mini Kitty Poufs floating around the office as of late. Both our Merchandising Manager Alexis and myself recently made this project with Mighty Stitch Super Bulky yarns. It’s a ...

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