Category Archives: Inspiration

Designer Interview – Bridget Pupillo

Bridget, modeling her own Portree Poncho Bridget Pupillo has been knitting for over thirty years and began publishing her designs three years ago. She particularly likes colorwork, cables, and in-the-round knitting, and she incorporates these techniques into her designs. When not knitting, she is a ...

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Global Fiber Tour #1: Japan

In just a few short years, my husband and I will be celebrating our (gasp) 40th birthdays, and we plan on marking the occasion by taking the vacation of our dreams to Japan. Since I am a hardcore multitasker by nature, I plan on adding a few work-related stops to our itinerary.

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Knit Picks Mighty Mittens Collection
Our New Mighty Mittens Collection!

Introducing our first customizeable mitten book! Mighty Mittens features one basic pattern in two weights with eight different stitches for endless mix-and-matching possibilities. Available in sizes from baby to extra large men’s, this collection will be your go-to reference book for all things mitten.

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Staff Favorites ♥

Happy Val/Pal/Galentine’s Day everybody! We thought we’d share a few of our Knit Picks favorites with some of our favorite people (you!).

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Ultra Violet. A dramatically provocative and thoughtful purple shade, PANTONE Ultra Violet communicates originality, ingenuity, and visionary thinking.
2018 Pantone Color of the Year

Everyone get ready to have some phenomenal ideas, because the 2018 Pantone Color of the Year is Ultra Violet! I love when knitting inspiration finds me. Anything that can give me a fresh or interesting way to approach my projects is always welcome. When Pantone released their 2018 ...

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February Launch: New Yarns, New Collections, New Fun

Early February can be a mixed bag, depending on where you reside in the world. Still technically winter, the first signs of spring (yay!) are beginning to show themselves, and that has us bubbling over with inspiration. Come along with me as I highlight our latest pattern collections and say ‘hello’ to the return of some new and improved yarn lines.

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Introducing Provincial Tweed

I’ll say this up front: three of the most experienced knitters at Knit Picks have all been working with the new Provincial Tweed yarn and we all love it, and there’s plenty love about it.

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KNit Picks comfort knit pet blanket
Charity Knitting & Crocheting Roundup

For most of us, there comes a time when we may experience a lull in our project queue, or perhaps a lapse in inspiration. It’s times like these that one may ask themselves, “Who can I knit/crochet for? What can I make?” We’ve included here a list of several amazing charity organizations that would be more than happy to be on the receiving end of your creative efforts, who work to warm the hearts and bodies of those in need.

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Knit Picks Red & Pink yarn Sale
Red and Pink Yarn Sale

It’s the Red and Pink Yarn Sale, arriving just in time for you to be our Valentine. We have over 200 rosy, blushing yarns at up to 30% off! With these gorgeous yarns at such low prices, this is the perfect opportunity to show someone special (or yourself!) just how much you care. To ...

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