Category Archives: Inspiration

Podcast 293 – Accents Accessory Collection

Accessories are the force multipliers of fashion, where the smallest items, wisely applied, can have the biggest impact. And this is even more true for knitters, when the right hat or cowl can take a week while a sweater can drag on for months. Accents, our newest accessories collection helps you get the most out your knitting time, with the small adornments that play such a big role in our wardrobes.

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Crossings – New Exclusive Cable Collection

Crossings is our newest cable collection, and I really think we had the opportunity to collaborate with some wonderful designers to make some smashing patterns. These cable collections are regularly the most popular books and patterns that we produce, and Crossings is in good company with Celtic Journey, Woodsmoke, and Windward.

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Tweed Yarn Sale!

Oh happy day! Starting today and going through January 23, we are having a Tweed Yarn Sale where you can save up to 30% off all of our tweedy yarns. I am a huge fan of these yarns- in fact, I've had 2 big sweater projects in them in recent months - so I thought I'd run through each of them and show off a few project and pattern ideas.

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Wool of the Andes Worsted Love (& 10-Packs Limited Release)!

I’ve long been a big fan of Wool of the Andes worsted weight yarn! It’s a fantastic basic wool, and you can now grab a 10-pack for a limited time only, either in one of our curated multi-color choices, or in all the same color, perfect for a sweater! I’ve only been working at Knit Picks for a few months, but I was designing knits for many years before I started here, and I’ve used this fantastic basic wool ...

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Knit Picks Accents Collection
Accents: Small Accessories – Big impact

Bold. Modern. Colorful. More than just an afterthought, accessories provide much needed comfort against the rigors of daily modern life–the comforting embrace of a shawl, a hat to fortify against the cold, a cowl to envelop your senses. These small adornments often play a big role in our wardrobes, allowing us to make a personal statement while remaining ultra cozy. ...

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Podcast 292 – Crossings Cable Collection

Like the twisting, braiding, wandering stitches themselves, cable techniques cross generations of knitters, weaving together layers of knitting history into a cozy fabric of fiber tradition. Our newest cable collection, Crossings adds a new thread to this tradition, a fibery homage to immemorial motifs and classic constructions.

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Knit Picks WN19 collections
We <3 Winter!

It’s finally here – the woolen garment high season. While our catalog is making its way to your mailbox, we thought we’d take a moment to share what’s new for us this winter. With three new pattern collections, new and returning yarns, and some fabulous new organizational tools, there’s no shortage of inspiration to be had. So cozy up, and read on!

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New Year, New Resolutions

New year, who dis? Just kidding. We know it’s you, our beloved blog readers! It’s the beginning of a new year, which of course means tending to the often maligned task of committing to a resolution of some sort. We’ve made it easy on ourselves and made our resolutions knitting/crocheting/sewing/organizing related, so our chances of completion are pretty good. Here’s what we have our sights set on for 2019:

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Knit Picks Meow-ccasin Slippers
Designer Interview: Kalurah Hudson

Each new pattern release from Kalurah Hudson brings a wave of “oohing and awwing” around the KP office. For almost 10 years now, we’ve been happily collaborating with her, being inspired by her gorgeous pattern designs, and things aren’t slowing down anytime soon.

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Free Downloadable January 2019 Calendar

Happy New Year! Here are some fresh flowers and yarns for this fresh new year to brighten up your screen during this chilly month!   To get the January 2019 calendar background of your choosing (smart phones, tablets, or desktop computers), simply click the applicable device icon below. Enjoy!  

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