Category Archives: Inspiration

Free Downloadable April 2019 Calendar

It's April! The sun is shining ... some days. Up here in the Pacific Northwest, it's that time of year where we see both sun and rain on most days. So, here's a rainbow-inspired calendar wallpaper with some of our new warm-weather-friendly cotton yarn!

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Introducing Snuggle Puff Yarn!

Snuggle up with downy drifts of cotton! Snuggle Puff is an amazingly lightweight heavy worsted or Aran weight cotton yarn made possible by blowing cotton fiber into a nylon mesh. Without the rigid structure of spinning and plying, the resulting yarn is amazingly lofty, showcasing Pima Cotton’s beautiful drape and ...

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Spring News: Our Latest Cotton Yarn, Collections, and more!

Introducing Snuggle Puff We are so excited to share our latest yarn innovation with you! Snuggle Puff is an amazingly lightweight, huggably soft cotton blend–it really is the perfect yarn for snuggling (hence the name!). It has all that great, next-to-skin softness cotton is known for but without the weight and density of a traditional cotton yarn. It’s a ball of squishy, cuddly ...

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Spring Color Palettes

Spring is knocking on our door! The warmer weather and colors that are starting to sprout have me itching to reach for some lighter knitting. I hope these palettes will inspire you to cast on a new project! Cherry Blossoms This image of cherry blossoms has perfect hazy early morning colors mixed with pops of jewel tones. Our soft and warm Alpaca fiber yarn, Alpaca Cloud, is perfect for shawls and light Spring accessories. Match the gorgeous cherry blossoms with

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Happy Spring Sale!

We’re so happy that spring is finally here! To celebrate, we’re giving away fabulous freebies AND giving folks 15% off their orders. Why? Because we can! Shop. Save. How simple is that? Just be sure to use promo code MARCH15 at checkout. You’re probably saying to yourself, “This is the best news I’ve heard all week!” At this point we would say, ...

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Travel Knitting: My UK/Ireland Trip Sweater!

Several years ago, I got to take an amazing trip around the UK and Ireland with my husband and his parents. It was such an incredible, once in a lifetime opportunity, I decided I wanted an equally special, one of a kind souvenir to remember it by, so I came up with a plan to knit a trip sweater! And then I did it! The ...

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City Tweed – Yarn of the Month!

City Tweed was my first Knit Picks love - I didn't work here yet and when I got my catalog, I drooled over the brand new City Tweed yarn. Ten years later, I'm still in love. And now it's on sale for the entire month of March!

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Knit Picks Inis Aran
Stitch Story: Aran Islands

Photo credit: www.aranisland.info Knitters in the know are often more than familiar with the classic Aran jumper; big chunky Irish ganseys (or guernseys), traditionally hand-knitted from unbleached wool. Originally worn by working fishermen, they also became popular fashion garments in the US during the “golden” era of Hollywood. Grace Kelly. Steve McQueen. Paul Newman. Marilyn Monroe. Icons in their own right, the stars of the ...

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Free Downloadable March 2019 Calendar

Happy March! It’s still sweater weather now, but some warmth is in sight! To get the March 2019 calendar background of your choosing (smart phones, tablets, or desktop computers), simply click the applicable device icon below. Enjoy!  

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