Category Archives: Inspiration

Indie Knitting Patterns to Inspire Your Next Project

Who is looking for some inspiring new indie knitting patterns? I am! It’s my favorite time of year—the air is cooling off and maybe we’re all looking for new knitting patterns, either for ourselves or for gifts for loved ones. If you are looking for inspiration, check out some of these fabulous brand new indie designer patterns that I absolutely cannot wait to make! Knitting Patterns by Tamy Gore

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Autumn Color Palette Inspiration

The leaves are starting to change, the air is crisp in the mornings, and Pumpkin Spice has bombarded my taste buds. That means autumn has arrived! The cool air has me reaching for my wool sweaters and cozy beanies and my project lineup is bulking up. Find your next autumn color palette for a knitting project, inspired by this time of year. Warm Tones Autumn Color Palette

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Podcast Episode 328: Our Knitting Mistakes

Recently, during a meeting at the office the Knit Picks team realized that each and every one of us at, one moment or another has had an “AH HAH!” moment when we realized we were “doing something wrong!” A defining moment in every knitter’s craft, there comes a time when you embrace a craft quirk that’s special to you, or learn ...

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September News: What a Wonderfluff World

Fall is in the air…cozy pullovers, gift knitting, and endless cups of warm spiced cider are on the horizon. If you’re not quite ready to say goodbye to summer and need a little nudge, our latest batch of fiber creations and exclusive patterns are just the ticket to get you in the fall mood.

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Nifty Knitting with The Sims!

During this really stressful year, I’ve rediscovered my love of The Sims, a game I played a lot several years back but hadn’t been keeping up with. I downloaded it on a rainy day in April and fell in love with it all over ...

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Podcast Episode 327: Modular Knits and Easy-Care Yarns

We’re back from our short hiatus in August with some fresh crafting conversations for you! With the warm weather winding down and holiday season quickly approaching, we’re shifting gears at Knit Picks. This week, we’re covering modular projects like blankets and afghans and the easy care yarns that are our go-to choices for long lasting machine washable projects.  Perfect for cool weather, ...

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avocado dyed yarn
Bare Yarn: An Indie Dyer’s Canvas

avocado dyed yarn from @woodsandwool While it’s not a secret by any means, you may not know that most of our existing yarn lines are available in their undyed, natural state. We lovingly refer to these pristine fibers as

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