Category Archives: Inspiration

Podcast 280: Dapper

It's been some time since Knit Picks ventured into that forbidding country in the world of knit design: men's wear. Dapper, our newest offering goes beyond the typical bulky wool sweater, pairing luxury fibers like alpaca and silk with contemporary sillhouettes and motifs to cultivate an aesthetic as snazzy and sophisticated as it is masculine.

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Mid-Summer News: Mini Hanks + New Collections!

New Stroll Minis Stroll Tonal Mini Packs are here, and they are kind of our favorite thing right now. You could say these baby hanks are serving as a sort of *unofficial* litmus test for future micro-skein production here at Knit Picks. Featuring the same Stroll Tonal colors as our regular 100g hank versions, each pack contains a total of 100g of color curated joy, with 5 individual ...

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Designer Interview: Violet LeBeaux

It seems like we've been working with Violet LeBeaux for much longer than the year and a half since publishing her first pattern with Knit Picks. In that short time, she has quickly become one of our favorite designers for collections, with her meticulous pattern writing and signature design style. She might already be one of your favorites too, and we're delighted to keep bringing her designs to you.

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Knit Picks 2018 Summer Yarn Sale -The Last 48 Hours

Knit Picks 2018 Summer Yarn Sale is almost over, have you stocked up? No? Well there are still some super deals to be had. Grab a few balls of Aloft! This luscious Mohair-Silk blend is so exquisite you really have to feel it to believe it and for as low as $4.89 it’s worth adding a ball or two ...

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Summer Yarn Sale: Last Chance Yarns

Even with over 1,000 yarn colors still on sale as part of our Summer Yarn Sale, any savvy shopper knows that the juiciest deals are always the closeouts. Many of those colors will never be available again, and you never know when the project your stash saves will be your own, so let’s explore some of the best deals and final chances still available right now!

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Hillary holding two Mini Kitty Poufs
Our Staff Projects!

Hello to our extremely lovely and fabulous Knit Picks blog readers out there!  I’m extra excited about today’s post, because I get to show you some of the staff projects that each of us are working on right now in our free time.  We want to inspire you to create, and there’s no better conduit to that enthusiasm than sharing our own.  I hope this opportunity to hear about our what’s on our needles helps you get excited about a ...

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Chill Zone: 4th of July Edition

  Holidays means different things to different people. The 4th of July being no exception to this rule, this particular holiday has always been about keeping things as low-key as possible for me. This year my family of three will be venturing west into the Columbia Gorge to spend a night at the Skamania Lodge, ...

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Monthly Yarn Sale: Galileo

Galileo, Galileo: my most favorite soft and silky yarn named after an Italian polymath! This yarn captures the brilliant shimmer of the night sky spun into luxurious fibers you can knit into some truly fresh and fantastic patterns. The best news? This month it’s on sale for 20% off! I love the luxurious way this yarn drapes and flows, and ...

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Podcast 279: Bare and Dye It

Beyond the meticulous color curations of our full yarn lines, it's a badly kept "secret" that Knit Picks offers a whole host of yarns in their raw state for dyeing and more: our Bare yarns. To highlight our recent expansion of these hopeful hanks I first sit down with Stacey to discuss our favorites, both new and old. After that, Hannah and I share some of our daring dyeing adventures and give some guidelines and tips on where you might get started on some of your own.

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