Category Archives: Patterns

Favorite Holiday Patterns

The holidays are so close, I can practically taste them! Each day another door on my daughter's advent calendar is opened in gleeful anticipation while I spend my day trying to conceive another nightly bout of elf on the shelf shenanigans.

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Podcast 307: Colorwork Q&A

Palette Color Card We have a special guest for this episode! Lisa Seifert joins Stacey to chat about our newest colorwork collection, Spectrum. Lisa brings some new insight to the design process and shares some behind the scenes info about her patterns in this stunning collection. Our Q + A segments continue! We love answering your knitting questions (keep them coming!) and tackle all ...

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Knit Picks new Fable Fur, a premium faux-fur yarn.
September News: Colorwork, Ganseys, Faux-Fur, and more!

Even though fall is just around the corner, we’re more than a little excited to debut an abundance of new colors of some of our favorite cotton yarns for all of you cool cotton lovers. We’re also ecstatic to introduce our first-ever faux-fur yarn, Fable Fur! It’s an ultra-plush premium acrylic yarn that is destined to add an extra-touch of softness to your cold-weather knits. The cozy possibilities are practically endless! Given that the temps are about to start dropping ...

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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 ...

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July News: New Yarn Colors, Speckles Sock Lab, and more!

We know this post is called "July News," but it's almost August, which means it's basically September ... and gosh, that means it's pretty much time for the holidays, isn't it?! (So many handcrafted gifts to plan. So. Many. Gifts.) But before we get TOO far ahead of ourselves, let's back it up to the end of July: we have so much great news for you!

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Knit Picks staff project knit in Twill yarn
Summer Staff Projects

With mid-summer temps soaring, it's been the perfect time to stay inside (read: air conditioning) and tackle those project queues. Everyone in the office is so jazzed about new Twill yarn that it's no surprise we have collectively made at LEAST 10 projects with it thus far this summer. Hats, sweaters, cowls, with many more projects in the works for fall. Here is a roundup of our latest, greatest FOs, with a heavy dose of Twill knits in the mix. Enjoy!

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Christmas in July!

Are you over the hot Summer weather and craving some snuggly knitting weather? Now is the perfect time to start prepping your knitting queue for holiday gift-giving! Holiday Inspiration Our Knit Picks Exclusive Holiday books have plenty of projects to jumpstart your inspiration. Some of my favorite Holiday themed projects are ...

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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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The Harley Pullover featured on the Best of Knit Picks: Pullovers and Cardigans book. A model is shown standing in a field, wearing a gray pullover sweater.
Our Favorite Patterns – All In One Book!

We took a walk down memory lane for our newest collection! Last week, we released our first ever Best of Knit Picks Collection, gathering some of our favorite pullover & cardigan patterns from over the years. This was a lot of fun for me, since I'm now one of the old-timers (10 years here this week!), and I remember when a lot of these patterns were originally released.

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Outrageous Insteps Collection + New Hawthorne Colors

Hawthorne, our best selling sock yarn, is all about those bold hand-painted hues–and this latest update is no exception! A reflection of the great Northwest, Hawthorne is a yarn inspired by the varied and vibrant place we call home. Each colorway shows off hand-painted hues and surprising pops of color that are as distinctive and exceptional as their namesake neighborhoods.

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