Category Archives: gift knitting

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 of Gifting series ...

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Podcast Episode 323: Baby Knits and Toys

Nilla the Unicorn Knitting tiny things like stuffies and baby sweaters has always been a favorite way to fill our knitting queue. Lately the knitters here at Knit Picks have cast on for small, quick projects as we find ourselves with more opportunities to dive into our stashes at home. It’s the perfect time to reach for instant gratification knits. First up, ...

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Podcast 309: Gifting and Color

Summer is long gone, and everyone here at Knit Picks has started gearing up for the holiday gift giving season! Our needles are busy casting on hats, socks, stuffies, and everything in between. Erica and Hannah share their tips and tricks for managing their project queues throughout this busy season, as well as ways of making sure we all give the perfect gift, every time. ...

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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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Red and Pink Yarn Sale

Our annual red and pink yarn sale is live! Save up to 40% off our favorite rosy red and pink yarns* (over 200 colors to choose from, to be exact). So if you’ve got a sweater planned in these colors, or you feel the absence of them in your stash, now is the time to stock up! With these gorgeous yarns at such low prices, ...

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12 Weeks of Gifting: Birdseye Kitchen Set

We’ve arrived at the last installment of our 12 Weeks of Gifting series.  This week’s free pattern, the Birdseye Kitchen Set, will come in handy for your post-holiday cleanup. Knit in Dishie yarns, the Birdseye set is a fun and easy knit. The textured body is accented by bands of color and includes instructions for both a hand towel ...

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Quick Holiday Gifts

We're coming down to the wire when it comes to holiday gifts - Christmas is only 2 weeks away! So, if you're like me, and scrambling to think of some last minute gifts for those on your list, I have a few suggestions for you, both big and small.

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Knit Picks Felted Bowls
12 Weeks of Gifting: Felted Bowls

We’re over halfway through our 12 Weeks of Gifting series, and from here on out the patterns will be requiring less and less time to complete (in theory).  As a person who is constantly striving to contain every aspect of her life in an organized fashion, I find that I can never have enough baskets, bowls, boxes, etc. ...

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Podcast 287 – Checking Your List: Holiday and Gift Knitting

The collision of the knitting and gifting seasons is a blessing or a curse, an oppression or an opportunity, all depending on your preparation. Listen along as we share our favorite tips and tricks for gifting knits to everyone on your list! Need some inspiration? Our brand new Twice as Nice holiday pattern collection is out and we compare our favorite, versatile patterns.

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Knit Picks Winter Pillow
12 Weeks of Gifting: Winter Pillow

“What good is the warmth of summer, without the cold of winter to give it sweetness.” – John Steinbeck   It’s week 4 of our annual 12 Weeks of Gifting series!  This week’s freebie pattern is the Winter Pillow, a classic two color design that makes for a great introduction to stranded colorwork. Customize with your favorite festive shades ...

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