Category Archives: Inspiration

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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Sock Labs: December

Like a fresh summer breeze, our newest sock lab will take you right back to summer. Inspired by bright ice cream flavors, these two new colors come to you on our supple Stroll yarn.   The bright pops of speckles and gorgeous hand-painted hues ...

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12 Weeks of Gifting: Birdseye Kitchen Set

We’ve arrived at the last installment of our 12 Weeks of Gifting series.  This week’s free pattern, the Birdseye Kitchen Set, will come in handy for your post-holiday cleanup. Knit in Dishie yarns, the Birdseye set is a fun and easy knit. The textured body is accented by bands of color and includes instructions for both a hand towel ...

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Knit PIcks Dishie Cone Yarn
Winter Holiday Chill Zone

“Winter is the time for comfort, for good food and warmth, for the touch of a friendly hand and for a talk beside the fire: it is the time for home.” – Edith Sitwell It’s no secret that we love a good listicle. When the opportunity presents itself to write about our favorite things, we jump on it. Traditions ...

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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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