Category Archives: Needles

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Knitting Needles: When in doubt, try ’em out

New to interchangeable needles? Not sure if you prefer metal or wood? Don’t worry! You can try your hand at knitting with both our nickel plated and laminated birch wood needles with one of our handy-dandy Try-It Needle Sets. Plus, if you spend $65+, you can nab one of ...

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Choosing the Right Knitting Needle Material

For knitters, needles are every bit as important as the yarn in a project—you’re holding them for thousands of stitches, so they better be comfortable! There are so many types of materials for knitting needles; it’s enough to make a new knitter’s head spin. ...

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February News: New Needles & Upcycle Yarns

Spring is SO close, we can practically taste it! We’re gearing up for lighter, brighter days, and our latest creations obviously reflect this shift in our creative mood. With a proverbial spring in our step (see what we did there?), we’re happy to introduce our newest (and most colorful) needles as well as our latest yarn-related endeavors with all of our ...

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Podcast Episode 315: Knitting Needles and Knitting Cables

Today we’re going back to basics! First up, Stacey and Hannah share some insights into knitting needles. The most essential knitting tool, no matter your technique, pattern or yarn, choosing the right needles for each project is the very first step and can make a huge difference in your journey. Whether you’re dedicated to DPNs or curious about Interchangeable Needles, Stacey and Hannah cover ...

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Podcast Episode 312: Crafting Gratitude or Craftitude

Craft·i·tude /kraft ə t(y)o͞od/ noun the quality of being thankful within crafting; readiness to show appreciation for and to return kindness in crafting. (Craft + Gratitude) As crafters, there’s something to be grateful for every day we pick up our needles, try a new yarn or conquer a technique. From beautiful yarns to inspiring role models, there are ...

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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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Interchangeable Tips Sale: Excuses Perfectly Good Reasons

You might be asking yourself: why would I need to buy individual interchangeable tips? Even during a SALE where I can get any individual pair of intechangeable tips for 20% off if I buy before June 12th, I have my interchangeable set (you do, don’t you?), surely I have every needle I need. What else could I possibly want? O Fictional Straw Person, I was once like you. Please. Learn from my mistakes.

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Introducing Foursquare Needles!

Our newest addition to the Options knitting needle family is here! We’ve been getting tons of customer requests for square-shaped needles, so it seemed like a perfect fit to pair our popular Majestic wood colorway with the new Foursquare shape. The gentle layers of color in the laminated birch wood look fantastic paired with the angled cut and fancy corners, and they are just as smooth to knit with as our other wood knitting needles.

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