Category Archives: Inspiration

Travel Knitting: My UK/Ireland Trip Sweater!

Several years ago, I got to take an amazing trip around the UK and Ireland with my husband and his parents. It was such an incredible, once in a lifetime opportunity, I decided I wanted an equally special, one of a kind souvenir to remember it by, so I came up with a plan to knit a trip sweater! And then I did it! The ...

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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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Knit Picks Inis Aran
Stitch Story: Aran Islands

Photo credit: www.aranisland.info Knitters in the know are often more than familiar with the classic Aran jumper; big chunky Irish ganseys (or guernseys), traditionally hand-knitted from unbleached wool. Originally worn by working fishermen, they also became popular fashion garments in the US during the “golden” era of Hollywood. Grace Kelly. Steve McQueen. Paul Newman. Marilyn Monroe. Icons in their own right, the stars of the silver ...

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Free Downloadable March 2019 Calendar

Happy March! It’s still sweater weather now, but some warmth is in sight! To get the March 2019 calendar background of your choosing (smart phones, tablets, or desktop computers), simply click the applicable device icon below. Enjoy!  

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Knit Picks Interlude Collection
Introducing: Interlude

Homebodies rejoice! Our newest collection, Interlude, just *might* be the ultimate indoor knitwear collection of your dreams. If you’ve been on the hunt for cozy, stylish knits with a relaxed + subdued vibe, this collection is for you. If you love the soft drape and lush warmth of alpaca yarns, this collection is for you. If you live for comforting oversized sweaters, this collection IS ...

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Introducing Muse – Hand Painted and Tonal Yarns

We are SO excited to introduce our newest hand painted yarn, Muse! Worsted weight, hand painted, Merino wool, and machine washable; it checks a lot of boxes, both for our resident yarn nerds and from our most common customer requests. Between the multicolor masterpieces of

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Introducing: Adventure Awaits!

Our newest pattern collection, Adventure Awaits, is made for the adventurer. Inspired by outdoor enthusiasts everywhere, this collection features sixteen beautiful yet robust knit projects that offer a perfect mix of both form and function. If you want warm and durable socks for hiking or the perfect pullover for late nights by the campfire, you’ll find it here. Both novice and expert knitters will discover new and challenging knits for their next crafting excursions–the wilderness never felt so cozy!

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Meet Erica, New Marketing Coordinator

Hi, I’m Erica, and I’m the new marketing coordinator at Knit Picks! I started out here as the book designer working on our pattern collections, and I quickly became a huge fan girl for all things Knit Picks. I am so excited to be moving into this new role and sharing all that’s good about this company with you! (That’s me on the ...

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Knit Picks Pinapalooza
Free Fiber Flair? Yes, please!

As February slooooowly comes to an end, we thought we could ALL use a little bit of fun to chase those last-days-of-winter doldrums away. What better way to perk up your day than with a cheerful enamel pin to adorn your favorite denim jacket or a clever + cheeky mug to sip your hot beverages from? Treat yourself to a little fun and ...

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