Category Archives: Inspiration

Alpaca Cloud Yarn
Monthly Yarn Sale: Alpaca Cloud

Autumn is my absolute favorite season and it’s so close I can almost hear the leaves crinkling underfoot! Without fail this is the time of year that my needles start to work a little harder, preparing for the chilly months ahead. If you’re like me, then this is the perfect time for our monthly yarn sale to feature Alpaca Cloud! The ...

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Knit Picks fall book sale
So long Summer, hello Autumn!

We don’t know about you, but around here we LIVE for fall. Not only does the weather turn crisp, but we can finally wear (and show off) all the cozy things we’ve been working on all summer. If you’re looking for new projects to start or just want to indulge in a little early fall inspiration, read on!  

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Hand Picked by Knit Picks

Welcome to our latest creation, the Hand Picked by Knit Picks subscription boxes. Would you look forward to receiving a monthly package complete with the finest yarn, patterns, tools, and accessories? Well, then look no further! Each month the Knit Picks crew will hand pick knitting projects, along with everything you’ll need to complete your project. Wait there’s more! We have 3 ...

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Cool Cotton Sale: up to 30% off

Unofficially touted as being the most soothing fiber to live in, cotton speaks to our longing for next-to-skin comfort. That being said, we couldn’t think of a better way to send off summer (and it’s triple digit temps) with a huge cotton yarn sale! If you’re not familiar with the plethora of cotton yarns that we ...

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Knit picks staff projects kitty poof
Staff Projects: The Mini Kitty Pouf

You might say we have kitties on the brain here at Knit Picks. All. The. Time. That being said, it’s no surprise there has been an influx of Mini Kitty Poufs floating around the office as of late. Both our Merchandising Manager Alexis and myself recently made this project with Mighty Stitch Super Bulky yarns. It’s a ...

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The Swanky Sweaters of Dapper

If you want to hear me gush about how excited I am about the new Dapper collection (KNITTED FLATCAP *), then you should definitely check out the podcast episode. Rather than blather on further about how much I like the patterns, I thought we could all benefit from a touch more objectivity and dive a little into the more technical aspects of the collection. Between all of the Henleys and cardigans and pullovers, there are 8 sweaters in Dapper. So let’s take a good look at the differences between your many sweatery choices.

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Podcast 281: Come Home to Crochet

With its intriguing textures, speedy construction and uniquely handmade charm, fiber friends of all allegiances will admit that nothing creates a cozy home quite like crochet. On the heels of attending the Crochet Guild of America's 2018 conference, Come Home to Crochet, our newest collection invites you to hook your way to a homier haven, whether you're looking for bright and ebullient place settings or the easeful allure of an irreplaceable afghan.

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Favorite Yarn + Floral Combos

It’s no secret that our photos of luscious yarn + flower pairings are immensely popular. They provide a nice respite from your typical yarn shots, and help to get the creative juices flowing. With that in mind, we thought we’d brighten your day with a copious amount of pretty things to look at. Enjoy!

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knit Picks Wool of the Andes Superwash yarns
Wool of the Andes Superwash – 20% off!

  If you are like me, you’re learning some new terms as you expand your knitting knowledge. I’ve spent a lot of time with the glossary of terms in a book and searching the internet to understand a term that I hadn’t encountered before. One of those terms that I think is important to understand ...

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Knit Picks Stroll Mini Packs
Stroll Minis for the win!

We’ve finally thrown our hat in the micro-skein game with our new Stroll Mini Packs. Each set contains 5 colors of Stroll Tonal yarn, for a total of 100g / 462yds. You might be saying to yourself, “These are key-ute! But what can I make with them?” Good question!

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