Category Archives: holiday

Presents, Presents, Presents EVERYWHERE!

It's scramble time in the gift department! No matter how far ahead I start making presents I always find myself in a mad-dash of making, right up until my parents arrive for brunch Christmas morning. While this year has been no less frantic, I have a few last-minute gifts to share that will hopefully inspire you in your own crafting endeavors!

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The Knit Picks Gift Guide: For Moms

Have you seen our annual gift guides? We just love putting together gifts for everyone on our list - especially when we are able to combine handmade gifts with a few special finds to round things out. In this case, we put a few of our favorite things together for the Moms on our lists. We chose an easy-wearing poncho, a cute tote bag and an adorable print that speaks the eternal truth (Home is where Mom is) in addition to cozy boots and even a family gathering conversation stater game - perfect for the holidays!

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Gift Cards to the Rescue!

Looking for a last minute gift for your favorite crafter? Don't panic, you've still got time to get the gift that always fits: GIFT CARDS, of course! The best part about gifting a Knit Picks gift card? You get to relax and enjoy another cup of hot chocolate; your recipient gets to indulge in their every fiber fancy. Everyone wins!

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My Handmade Holiday

I've noticed on some of the message boards that a few of you have completed your handmade gifts for this holiday season. Me too! I made 3 things. I mean, I made a lot more, but in 3 different categories. Check it out!

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Twelve Weeks of Gifting: Dish Towel Set

Well folks, we made it! Welcome to our very last installment in our free pattern series: Twelve Weeks of Gifting. The grand finale and proverbial icing on the cake is our very favorite, ever popular Dish Towel Set pattern! So simple and wonderfully giftable, this is a great pattern for any knitter. I love seeing these projects knit up, tied with a pretty ribbon and gifted with a piece of handmade soap for a perfect mother's gift, birthday or baby shower gift. Plus, this pattern calls for Dishie, a super-rugged cotton yarn perfect for cleaning up tough messes or super exfoliation! Make sure to pop over and pick up your copy of the Dish Towel Set through Tuesday and get crafting in the last few days before Christmas.

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Free 2 Day Shipping!

Did you get what you needed for those Christmas gifts? Have someone on your list who needs some crafty things? Or maybe it's time to get a little something for yourself. Well, we're offering free 2 Day Shipping for orders over $75*! With this, you're sure to get it before the Christmas celebrations start in earnest - as well as in time to finish up those last minute gifts! At this time of year, there's always something I've forgotten for someone and I'm sure I'm not alone. But make sure to get your orders in before December 20 at 9AM PST to take advantage! *2-Day shipping offer extended to the contiguous United States only. Does not apply to gift cards, downloadable merchandise, past purchases or specialty drop shipments (wheels and looms). Limit one per customer; must be logged into Knit Picks account for promo to be valid. No cash value. Offer ends 12/20/2015 at 9am PST.

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Free Dishcloth Pattern: Tree Hunting

This week's free dishcloth pattern is very timely - I was just noticing last weekend all the folks going out to get their Christmas trees! Check out the adorable Tree Hunting Dishcloth by Chelsea Berkompas!

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The Knit Picks Gift Guide: For the Best Friend

Our annual gift guide has arrived and we've put together our favorite things for everyone on your list! First up, the gift guide for best friends. We chose a classic, understated shawl to take your BFF from brunch to dinner plus hand-dipped candles, an art print of her birthstone and a best friends necklace set. Oh, and a sweet eye mask for some valuable relaxation and a charming set of mugs for afternoon coffee catch-up sessions.

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Twelve Weeks of Gifting: Fancy Feet

Hooray! We've made it to week TEN in our Twelve Weeks of Gifting series of free patterns! This week we're featuring Fancy Feet, quick and oh-so-cute anklets designed to use one of our 50 gram balls of sock yarn. There are seven patterns (one for each day of the week!) with lovely lace and eyelet textures for added interest.

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