Category Archives: KP Staff Projects

Meet Morgan, New Digital Graphic Designer

Hey everybody! My name is Morgan, and I am incredibly excited to be joining the Knit Picks team as the digital graphic designer. You want emails? I got you. You want web graphics? Coming right up. You want snacks? Go get some! (I haven’t figured out how to deliver those digitally yet. But if I could, I promise I would. The ...

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Color Crush: Crochet Shawl Collection

When Spring rolls around, I love wrapping up in my lightweight, cozy knits while out running errands or meeting friends for brunch. Our newest shawl collection is just my style! Bright, graphic patterns with a modern touch, these crochet patterns are just as much fun to make as they are to wear!

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Introducing Snuggle Puff Yarn!

Snuggle up with downy drifts of cotton! Snuggle Puff is an amazingly lightweight heavy worsted or Aran weight cotton yarn made possible by blowing cotton fiber into a nylon mesh. Without the rigid structure of spinning and plying, the resulting yarn is amazingly lofty, showcasing Pima Cotton’s beautiful drape and ...

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Travel Knitting: My UK/Ireland Trip Sweater!

Several years ago, I got to take an amazing trip around the UK and Ireland with my husband and his parents. It was such an incredible, once in a lifetime opportunity, I decided I wanted an equally special, one of a kind souvenir to remember it by, so I came up with a plan to knit a trip sweater! And then I did it! The ...

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Meet Erica, New Marketing Coordinator

Hi, I’m Erica, and I’m the new marketing coordinator at Knit Picks! I started out here as the book designer working on our pattern collections, and I quickly became a huge fan girl for all things Knit Picks. I am so excited to be moving into this new role and sharing all that’s good about this company with you! (That’s me on the ...

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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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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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Staff Project: Simply Wool Docklight Sweater

I loved knitting with the springy, wooly goodness of Simply Wool for the first time! I'm so used to Wool of the Andes Superwash as my go-to worsted weight yarn but I'm truely a convert to our new line. I always reach for natural, undyed wools before other colors and I love all the browns and greys in these happy hanks. Simply Wool has all the squish of my favorite wools without the scratchiness! Each stitch felt so good that I actually regret how quickly this project worked up! In case you weren't sure, I want to re-emphasize that I knit a worsted wool sweater in Portland during one of our hottest summers and loved every minute. Seriously. Get thee to some Simply Wool, you won't regret it.

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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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