Category Archives: gift knitting

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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Twice As Nice!

The situation: the holidays are fast approaching and it's time to get those needles and hooks busy on holiday decorating projects - whether for yourself or for gifts. But you don't want to make the exact same thing over & over again! Our solution: 1 pattern, two projects with our Twice As Nice collection!

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Flaunt Pattern Collection | Knit Picks
Podcast 285: Bold, Beautiful & Bulky Yarns

Not just for beginners, bulky yarns hold a treasured place in our stashes. They're the first hanks we reach for as the seasons shift to cool nights and cozy mornings. Quick chunky cowls are the perfect fall accessory for yourself or the ideal last minute gift. The holidays are right around the corner and it's never too early to get started!

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Knit Picks Mighty Stitch yarns
20% off Mighty Stitch Yarns!

It’s October, and that means we are in peak knitting & crocheting season. With the holidays right around the corner, what better way to get in the spirit than with quick + fun projects that are easy to care for and perfect for gifting? Queue the October monthly yarn sale: 20% off all Mighty ...

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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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Hillary holding two Mini Kitty Poufs
Our Staff Projects!

Hello to our extremely lovely and fabulous Knit Picks blog readers out there!  I’m extra excited about today’s post, because I get to show you some of the staff projects that each of us are working on right now in our free time.  We want to inspire you to create, and there’s no better conduit to that enthusiasm than sharing our own.  I hope this opportunity to hear about our what’s on our needles helps you get excited about a ...

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Introducing MoMo Merino and Alux yarns!
New Yarn Lines – MoMo Merino and Alux!

Today I’m really excited to introduce our two newest yarn lines: MoMo Merino and Alux!   MoMo Merino has the distinction of being the biggest yarn in the history of Knit Picks! MoMo is pre-knit into a tube and ...

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KNit Picks comfort knit pet blanket
Charity Knitting & Crocheting Roundup

For most of us, there comes a time when we may experience a lull in our project queue, or perhaps a lapse in inspiration. It’s times like these that one may ask themselves, “Who can I knit/crochet for? What can I make?” We’ve included here a list of several amazing charity organizations that would be more than happy to be on the receiving end of your creative efforts, who work to warm the hearts and bodies of those in need.

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