Category Archives: Inspiration

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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Craft Closet
Chill Zone: 4th of July Edition

  Holidays means different things to different people. The 4th of July being no exception to this rule, this particular holiday has always been about keeping things as low-key as possible for me. This year my family of three will be venturing west into the Columbia Gorge to spend a night at the Skamania Lodge, ...

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Monthly Yarn Sale: Galileo

Galileo, Galileo: my most favorite soft and silky yarn named after an Italian polymath! This yarn captures the brilliant shimmer of the night sky spun into luxurious fibers you can knit into some truly fresh and fantastic patterns. The best news? This month it’s on sale for 20% off! I love the luxurious way this yarn drapes and flows, and ...

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Podcast 279: Bare and Dye It

Beyond the meticulous color curations of our full yarn lines, it's a badly kept "secret" that Knit Picks offers a whole host of yarns in their raw state for dyeing and more: our Bare yarns. To highlight our recent expansion of these hopeful hanks I first sit down with Stacey to discuss our favorites, both new and old. After that, Hannah and I share some of our daring dyeing adventures and give some guidelines and tips on where you might get started on some of your own.

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Knit Picks Capra
Summer Yarn Sale: Capra DK

Oh Capra, my Capra. Your loveliness far exceeds your Merino/Cashmere fiber content. You provide both a plethora of gem toned colors as well as creamy neutrals. While I’ll miss you when you go, I hold hope in my heart that I may see you again one day. *wink*

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Lavish Lace

I don’t know about you, but the Knit Picks show-stopping advanced lace collections are the ones I personally always look forward to the most*, and I don’t think you’ll be disappointed in this year’s Lavish Lace.

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Summer Yarn Sale: Super Tuff Puff

One of the reasons I love knitting over crochet is the amazing texture that knit stitches have. When using a super chunky yarn, the texture is amplified! That is why I love our Super Tuff Puff yarn. At an astonishing one and a half stitches per inch, project knit up in no time at all. The 100% wool in a ...

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Podcast 278: Knit in Public Day 2018

That special time comes but once a year, an occasion for the celebration of our skills and some crafty camraderie, a chance to let our fiber flag fly: Knit in Public Day! In keeping with recent Knit Picks tradition, we hosted a knitting potluck at a nearby park, with everything from previews to prizes. A few members of our team are here to tell us in their own words just how their Knit in Public Day went. Enjoy! Listen now… . . .or ...

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Knit Picks Summer yarn sale 2018
Summer Launch: New Bare Yarns + Lace Collections!

Summer starts next week, but things are already heating up around the Knit Picks office. We’re SO excited to show off our 2 new Lace collections, as well as 12 brand spankin’ new Bare Yarns! Did we mention that we’re also kicking off our biggest summer yarn sale ever, too? It’s almost too much awesomeness for one post. Almost.

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