Category Archives: Inspiration

Podcast 275: Knit Picks on the Road, Stitches United

Show assistants Rozalyn K, Felecia O’Connell, and Angela Modzelewski The most recent Knit Picks travel adventure brought us to wool-hungry Hartford, Connecticut for Stitches United. Like the proverbial fish-smelling guest, Winter lingered over the New England city as the Knit Picks team flogged our fiber wares to the Yankee yarn-lovers. Show veteran Stacey, our purchaser

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New Book – Everyday Wraps

One of the hardest things about working on our exclusive collections is keeping them a secret for so long. I've been so excited about our new Everyday Wraps collection for months and now it's finally available for everyone! This gorgeous collection of 14 shawl patterns features yarn I have an abundance of - sock yarn! While I do love knitting socks, sometimes I want a project to show off the colors in a larger piece (and not one hidden by my shoes!).  With swaths of garter stitch with small doses of texture and simple lace patterns, this collection is a dream come true for me - and I think you will love it as well!

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Meet Hillary, new catalog director

Hi guys! My name is Hillary and I am the new Catalog Director at Knit Picks. I am so excited to dive deeper in the the world of knitting and look forward to interacting with more of you. My knitting journey started about 5 years ago. My mother-in-law taught me how to crochet and then how to knit. I envy people who have the ...

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Knit Picks staff - Allison Drake
Meet Allison, new administrative assistant

  Hi! I’m Allison, one of the newest additions to the Knit Picks team! I joined the Knit Picks team with the knitting experience equal to half of a busted washcloth that I never completed and lost at some point (don’t worry – I bring other skills to the team). I’ve always wanted to master knitting, but I wasn’t ...

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Knit Picks Staff Dream Projects
Our Knit Picks Staff Dream Projects!

Our staff is passionate about knitting, but there is always some project waiting in our queues that we’d love to have the time or skills to make. You’re invited to post a comment below and share your own dream projects with us, too. We’d love to see what you aspire to accomplish! Here are some of the knitting dream projects that we’d ...

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Knit Picks exclusive: Renew Collection
New for Spring: Renew Collection

“If you wear things you adore, you just look better” – Margherita Missoni Revel in the details of Renew, our latest collection of simple + sweet spring sweaters and tops! Everywhere I look, daffodils are displaying themselves proudly against the backdrop of dark and stormy skies. Cherry blossoms adorn the path along the riverbank in downtown PDX, and the air smells ...

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Introducing MoMo Merino and Alux yarns!
New Yarn Lines – MoMo Merino and Alux!

Today I’m really excited to introduce our two newest yarn lines: MoMo Merino and Alux!   MoMo Merino has the distinction of being the biggest yarn in the history of Knit Picks! MoMo is pre-knit into a tube and ...

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Knit Picks Free Tulip Dishcloth Pattern
Free Tulip Dishcloth Pattern

  “Oh, tiptoe from the garden By the garden of the willow tree And tiptoe through the tulips with me” – Tiny Tim Spring has sprung, and the proof is in this week’s Friday Freebie – the Tulip Dishcloth! Knit in Shine Sport, garter stitch & seed stitch are used to frame the tulip, which is made up ...

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Knit Picks Jumbo Momo Merino Yarn
Spring Launch: Jumbo Yarns + New Shiny Things!

“Spring is nature’s way of saying, ‘Let’s party!’ “ Robin Williams Yesterday was the first official day of spring (cue the reverie) and we are SO ready for all the April showers, May flowers, and spring knits to come! With the weight of winter behind us, we’re taking a cue from Mother Nature and shedding our figurative (and literal)  layers and shifting towards brighter color palettes,  lightweight tops, ...

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Knit Picks Double Leaf Scarff
Green Yarn Sale!

“Green is the prime color of the world, and that from which its loveliness arises.” Pedro Calderon de la Barca It’s the Green Yarn Sale! Over 175 yarns are on sale, up to 40% off! Give your stash a refresh with botanical hues the likes of spruce, lichen, avocado, & more.

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