Category Archives: Inspiration

Wool of the Andes Worsted Love (& 10-Packs Limited Release)!

I’ve long been a big fan of Wool of the Andes worsted weight yarn! It’s a fantastic basic wool, and you can now grab a 10-pack for a limited time only, either in one of our curated multi-color choices, or in all the same color, perfect for a sweater! I’ve only been working at Knit Picks for a few months, but I was designing knits for many years before I started here, and I’ve used this fantastic basic wool ...

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Knit Picks Accents Collection
Accents: Small Accessories – Big impact

Bold. Modern. Colorful. More than just an afterthought, accessories provide much needed comfort against the rigors of daily modern life–the comforting embrace of a shawl, a hat to fortify against the cold, a cowl to envelop your senses. These small adornments often play a big role in our wardrobes, allowing us to make a personal statement while remaining ultra cozy. ...

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Podcast 292 – Crossings Cable Collection

Like the twisting, braiding, wandering stitches themselves, cable techniques cross generations of knitters, weaving together layers of knitting history into a cozy fabric of fiber tradition. Our newest cable collection, Crossings adds a new thread to this tradition, a fibery homage to immemorial motifs and classic constructions.

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Knit Picks WN19 collections
We <3 Winter!

It’s finally here – the woolen garment high season. While our catalog is making its way to your mailbox, we thought we’d take a moment to share what’s new for us this winter. With three new pattern collections, new and returning yarns, and some fabulous new organizational tools, there’s no shortage of inspiration to be had. So cozy up, and read on!

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New Year, New Resolutions

New year, who dis? Just kidding. We know it’s you, our beloved blog readers! It’s the beginning of a new year, which of course means tending to the often maligned task of committing to a resolution of some sort. We’ve made it easy on ourselves and made our resolutions knitting/crocheting/sewing/organizing related, so our chances of completion are pretty good. Here’s what we have our sights set on for 2019:

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Knit Picks Meow-ccasin Slippers
Designer Interview: Kalurah Hudson

Each new pattern release from Kalurah Hudson brings a wave of “oohing and awwing” around the KP office. For almost 10 years now, we’ve been happily collaborating with her, being inspired by her gorgeous pattern designs, and things aren’t slowing down anytime soon.

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Free Downloadable January 2019 Calendar

Happy New Year! Here are some fresh flowers and yarns for this fresh new year to brighten up your screen during this chilly month!   To get the January 2019 calendar background of your choosing (smart phones, tablets, or desktop computers), simply click the applicable device icon below. Enjoy!  

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Sock Labs: December

Like a fresh summer breeze, our newest sock lab will take you right back to summer. Inspired by bright ice cream flavors, these two new colors come to you on our supple Stroll yarn.   The bright pops of speckles and gorgeous hand-painted hues ...

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12 Weeks of Gifting: Birdseye Kitchen Set

We’ve arrived at the last installment of our 12 Weeks of Gifting series.  This week’s free pattern, the Birdseye Kitchen Set, will come in handy for your post-holiday cleanup. Knit in Dishie yarns, the Birdseye set is a fun and easy knit. The textured body is accented by bands of color and includes instructions for both a hand towel ...

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Knit PIcks Dishie Cone Yarn
Winter Holiday Chill Zone

“Winter is the time for comfort, for good food and warmth, for the touch of a friendly hand and for a talk beside the fire: it is the time for home.” – Edith Sitwell It’s no secret that we love a good listicle. When the opportunity presents itself to write about our favorite things, we jump on it. Traditions ...

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