Category Archives: free patterns

Warm Weather Projects – Dishcloths!

What are knitters and crocheters to do during the hot summer days, when a heavy wool project is just way too much to handle? Easy breezy cotton dishcloths! These small projects are perfect for a quick satisfying knit without weighing you down, and whether you’re fan of lace, cables, colorwork or all the above, we have over 250 free patterns to choose from.

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July News: New Yarn Colors, Speckles Sock Lab, and more!

We know this post is called "July News," but it's almost August, which means it's basically September ... and gosh, that means it's pretty much time for the holidays, isn't it?! (So many handcrafted gifts to plan. So. Many. Gifts.) But before we get TOO far ahead of ourselves, let's back it up to the end of July: we have so much great news for you!

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New Free Dishcloth Patterns!

Strawberry Twist DishclothOur free dishcloth patterns selection just keeps growing! Currently we have over 250 free dishcloth patterns available right now to download. Why knit (or crochet) dishcloths? Well, for one thing, they are a perfect way to practice your knitting skills ...

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Introducing CotLin Reflections

Our latest Special Reserve Collection, CotLin Reflections, is everything I love in yarn. Inspired by the iconic hues of Indigo dyeing traditions, the collection was designed to highlight the stunning contrasts between snowy white fiber, indigo blue, and all those lovely shades in between. And boy, does it! Reflections is downright gorgeous, and the fact that it’s a summery cotton and linen ...

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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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Our Latest Yarn, New Collections, and More!

We're so excited to share what's new with us at Knit Picks! Muse, our newest yarn line, has been months in the making--it's our first ever Knit Picks exclusive yarn crafted in Japan. And as you can see, the colors are downright stunning. Not only that, we have two gorgeous new pattern collections perfect for these chilly winter months, our annual dishcloth compilation, and some great free patterns. Read on to learn more!

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Free Star Baby Cloth Pattern

If you are looking for perfect baby shower gifts to make, a soft cotton cloth is always welcome. Whether for cleaning delicate skin or using as all around snuggle piece, these towels are super useful as well as being fun to make! We've shown you several this year; the newest is the very cute Star Baby Cloth.

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