Category Archives: Kits

A Fanciful Unicorn Friend for Big Imaginations

When Kerin and I were faced with the challenge of designing fun, playful kits for a kid-and cotton-themed catalogue, we decided to imagine ourselves as kids again and figure out what kinds of things we would have wanted knit for us. It wasn't much of a challenge, really. Sweaters??? Bo-ring! Scarves? Suh-NORE!!! The kids in us wanted something that would be really, truly FUN to play with, especially in the warming days of springtime:

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Backyard Garden Contest Winners!

When we released the Backyard Garden kit, I created lots of tutorials for fun projects to embellish with your knitted flowers, leaves, and bugs.  But we wanted to hear your ideas too!  We had a contest to see what other knitters plan to embellish with their Backyard Garden kit, and I picked 5 winners who had fun and creative ideas!  Each winner will receive a $25 Knit Picks Gift Certificate, and I will send a message in this community to let them know that they have won! And now for the winners! Cheryl is going to knit a flower for each person who attends her World Wide Knit in Public event! Kyle is going to turn the embellishments into ornaments for his Christmas in July party. Susan suggested using the flowers as luggage tags, so she could easily spot her suitcase at the airport. Evelyn would use the flowers to ...

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