Category Archives: Inspiration

Knit Picks Pawtastic! Collection
Pawtastic! Collection

Designer: Margaret Mills Let me start by admitting that this collection was long, LONG overdue. Our lack of doggo-inspired knits was something we lamented on a daily basis around the office. After the success of our feline-friendly 9 Lives Collection, we knew the clock was ticking for us to produce ...

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Knitwear and crochet designer Tian Connaughton at home in her studio
Designer Interview: Tian Connaughton

One of our most versatile designers, Tian Connaughton is responsible for some of our favorite patterns — both knit and crochet. We’ve happily worked with her for 8 years, and look forward to many more collaborations. Tian is all things crafty. She is a designer and technical editor working for major brands such ...

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Knit Picks Spring Floral Yarn inspiration
Mothers Day Wish List

As a mom, or more importantly, as a human being in the modern world, I relish the opportunity to carve out a little time for myself to do whatever my heart and mind needs in the moment. Namely, slow down, stop obsessing over my never-ending to-do list, and just RELAX. We could all stand to take more gorgeous moments for ourselves to replenish and ...

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May’s Monthly Yarn Sale is Swish!

Swish is pretty much the perfect yarn: it's soft, it's warm, it's machine washable, and it comes in a variety of weights and lots of colors ... what more could you want?! DK, worsted, and bulky weight Swish yarns are all 100% Fine Superwash Merino Wool (plus there's a fingering weight version in Bare if you want to dye your own!).

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Free Downloadable May 2019 Calendar

It's May! The world is in full bloom, and Mother Nature is at her finest. For this month's calendar we thought we'd show off our recent, naturally dyed Sock Lab collaboration with BQueen. Each skein features vibrant colors using natural, sustainably sourced, non-toxic, and biodegradable ingredients

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Introducing CotLin Reflections

Our latest Special Reserve Collection, CotLin Reflections, is everything I love in yarn. Inspired by the iconic hues of Indigo dyeing traditions, the collection was designed to highlight the stunning contrasts between snowy white fiber, indigo blue, and all those lovely shades in between. And boy, does it! Reflections is downright gorgeous, and the fact that it’s a summery cotton and linen ...

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