Category Archives: lace

A circle of colorful Felici self-striping sock yarn.
Late Summer News: Felici. Is. Back.

The sun is just about to start setting on this sweltering summer season (at least for us folks in the northern hemisphere), but don’t worry. There’s still time to partake in a few lazy afternoon picnics in the park accompanied by your current WIP, or as I like to call them, pic-knits. If you’re looking for a little fiber/pattern inspo to ride out the dog days with, read on!

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The Big Sale
Big News: It’s the Big Sale!

Get ready to clutch your purls, folks—the Big Sale has landed! As such, this post is naturally going to be information overload. Do yourself a favor and grab a fresh cuppa, your favorite cozy blanket, and settle in for a wild ride! Here. We. Go.

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Podcast Episode 325: All About Lace!

Sagebrush Shawl Let’s take a look at lace knitting. Now, lace is a polarizing topic in our offices here at Knit Picks and we’re betting that it’s the same way in the broader knitting world. Either you love it, hate it or just haven’t taken the plunge and started your first project. If you’re lukewarm about lace or a newbie, this podcast episode is for you! We’ve just released a new collection of heavier weight lace patterns that are a great way to get started. Stacey talks with Kalurah Hudson, one of our designer extraordinaires and a contributor to this collection about lace. Starting with fingering, worsted or even bulky weight lace projects means you can get comfortable with charts and lace ...

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Getting Started With Lace Knitting

Have you found yourself looking at a gorgeous lace shawl and thinking: “Oh, I could never do that!” Well, we think that anyone can knit lace – even the most intricate of shawls is simply a series of knit, purls, increases, and decreases. The real key to expert lace knitting is the right materials – and patience. While lace can be incorporated into projects, there are some things to keep in mind if you are going with the big guns – intricate lace shawls and wraps. Yarn While lace can be knit on any weight of yarn, if you’re drawn to the classic shawls and wraps, you’ll want to choose a lighter weight yarn. As the name implies, lace weight yarns are commonly used to get an airy fabric.

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Knit Picks Dogwood Sweater
Podcast Episode 303: Latest & Greatest

After eight years of making our very own pattern collections, we’ve finally created a Best of Knit Picks pattern collection! Our very favorite garment patterns from our archive are now together in one amazing (and enormous) book. Colorwork, cables, tweed and a few luxury yarns shine in these newly standardized and updated patterns. Lee and Stacey who work together to bring you all of our pattern collections sit down to share some behind the scenes insight into their favorite patterns and the logistics of producing our very first Best Of collection.

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New Lace Collection: Sojourn

Sojourn: A Knit Lace Collection is a book (or eBook) of fourteen delicate lacy shawls, stoles, and wraps, with lots of variation, making it great for experienced lace knitters as well as knitters looking to up their lace game!

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Last Chance Yarn: Alux

While we love welcoming exciting new yarns, it’s so hard to say goodbye to other yarns, even though it’s a necessary part of our pledge to bring you the best products at the best prices. We have to discontinue some products to make room for new ones, so we are sad to see our sparkly luxury 66% Baby Alpaca and 34% Lurex yarn, Alux, go away.

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Hands knit a swatch of undyed yarn next to a pile of various undyed yarns in boxes
Bare Yarns on sale for April!

This month’s sale is a bit extra special: ALL of our Bare yarns are 20% off. Did you know that we have an enormous selection of undyed yarns? You can use them as they are, with all their natural beauty, or dye them yourself!

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