Category Archives: Inspiration

my new friends at Moose Creek Ranch
Meet Jen, the new Content & Outreach Administrator

Hi friends! I’m Jen Burt, and I am tickled to be joining the Knit Picks and We Crochet teams as the new Content and Outreach Administrator, which means I get to play with the new yarns and work with amazing designers to create pattern collections that you will want to stitch!

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Autumn News: Fall comes to the High Desert

Happy Fall’idays, fiber friends! We’ve reached peak gift-knitting season and things don’t appear to be slowing down for us anytime soon. Oversized cowls, colorwork mitts, and cuddly toys are on our loved ones’ wish lists this year, so we better put the kettle on and get to it. ...

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Holiday Season Inspiration starts now

Surprise! It’s the end of September. Well, technically that’s not the surprise. No, the surprise is this—our annual 12 Weeks of Gifting series has begun! Each week from now until the middle of December, we’ll be offering a brand new designer pattern to ...

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Next-to-Skin Considerations

For those considering a new project for someone with wool allergies, knitters considering plant-based yarns or those looking for wool-yarn alternatives, there are so many great options. Here’s our round-up of recommendations. NON-WOOL FIBER OPTIONS If your project is a warm weather garment or an accessory for someone with sensitive ...

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Oh Baby!

Inspiration for beautiful baby projects knit in some of our favorite baby yarns. Cotlin is a cool and lightweight Tanguis cotton and summer linen blend perfect for summer knit for children and adults. Tanguis (tan-gwiss) cotton has ...

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Designer Spotlight: Margaret Holzmann

Margaret Holzmann likes to design and knit the BIG things: blankets, throws and sweaters. She uses these larger items as a canvas for colorwork, shapes, and texture. She excels at construction techniques, the geometry of knitting, and color theory. Following a career as an engineer at Bell Labs and Jet Propulsion Laboratory, she is now a ...

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A basket tipped over with small skeins of Brava yarn spilling out
Brava Minis: Bite-sized Skeins for Bitty Projects

We love Brava, our 100% Premium Acrylic yarn. Gentle enough for sensitive skin, Brava is hard-wearing yarn that works wonders for projects where durability and easy-care is a must. Hypoallergenic and machine washable, there is no fiber more accessible and dependable than acrylic, perfect for children, new knitters, and charity projects. Brava is now available in tiny individual skeins: Brava Mini singles! Sample the Brava rainbow with these mini skeins: perfect for swatching, small projects, toys—whatever your heart desires! Single skeins make it so ...

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