Category Archives: Inspiration

Knit Picks Duet for One Cowl
12 Weeks of Gifting: Duet For One Cowl

Here we are, the second to last week in our annual free pattern series, 12 Weeks of Gifting. We hope y’all have found something along the way that has caught your eye and has made its way into your pattern queue. If not, don’t worry. There’s still two free patterns left, including this week’s delicious ...

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Quick Holiday Gifts

We're coming down to the wire when it comes to holiday gifts - Christmas is only 2 weeks away! So, if you're like me, and scrambling to think of some last minute gifts for those on your list, I have a few suggestions for you, both big and small.

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Swish Bulky Returns

Rejoice, Swish lovers, Swish Bulky is back in nine lovely colors ranging from our most popular rich and delicious jewel toned heathers to our subtly sophisticated complementary neutrals. A virtue of being a bulky in this ever-versatile fine superwash merino fiber means this yarn will work up fast, making it an excellent choice for beginners and experts alike.

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Knit Picks Swoop Beanie
12 Weeks of Gifting: Swoop Beanie

We’re soooo close to the end of our 12 Weeks of Gifting series, and the knits are getting bulkier by the week. With the idea of creating quick gifts for those remaining folks on your lists (or for just for you!), our remaining patterns will be ones that should take no more* than a weekend. *in theory (wink)

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Free Downloadable December 2018 Calendar

Happy December! It’s the month of cozy snuggling up in your warm hand knits… while frantically last-minute gift knitting! We hope you started early and aren’t too overwhelmed with gifts yet to be made, but perhaps the smaller of these sweet Plant Cozies is a good option for a quick project. The pattern is by SpillyJane and is offered as a free pattern, our gift to you, along with these calendar wallpaper downloads!

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Knit Picks Staff Project
Fall Staff Projects

It’s been a bit since our last staff project post. Most of us have been up to our ears in traveling to shows, developing new exciting products, and in general just resisting the temptation to stay inside all day and make ALL the things. Regardless of how busy we are, you know we spend an inordinate amount of time ...

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New Sock Labs for November!

Don’t you wish autumn weather lasted all year? With our new sock labs, those autumn vibes will linger well into winter. With tones of chocolaty brown, rust orange, and a sea of blue and gray, these yarns embody all the warm colors of fall. They are begging to be knit into your new favorite snuggly garment. The Rita M Shawl would ...

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New Yummy Winter Yarns

Winter is coming; is your stash ready? If it’s not (I mean is it really ever?),  then we have some great news for you! Delicious, new yummy winter yarns are here to make life that much better. Rich neutral tweeds, bulky Superwash Merino, and ultra-luxurious handpainted Cashmere fibers are just a click away!

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Knit Picks Free Pattern Dotty Cowl
12 Weeks of Gifting: Dotty Cowl

This week’s free 12 Weeks of Gifting pattern is a fun + playful project features a brilliant checkerboard of bright colors! The Dotty Cowl is knit in the round from the bottom up. It begins and ends with a reverse stockinette band, knit from the wrong side (no purling on the bands). The Dotty Stitch ...

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Knit Picks Felted Bowls
12 Weeks of Gifting: Felted Bowls

We’re over halfway through our 12 Weeks of Gifting series, and from here on out the patterns will be requiring less and less time to complete (in theory).  As a person who is constantly striving to contain every aspect of her life in an organized fashion, I find that I can never have enough baskets, bowls, boxes, etc. ...

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