Category Archives: Patterns

Our Latest Yarn, New Collections, and More!

We're so excited to share what's new with us at Knit Picks! Muse, our newest yarn line, has been months in the making--it's our first ever Knit Picks exclusive yarn crafted in Japan. And as you can see, the colors are downright stunning. Not only that, we have two gorgeous new pattern collections perfect for these chilly winter months, our annual dishcloth compilation, and some great free patterns. Read on to learn more!

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Crossings – New Exclusive Cable Collection

Crossings is our newest cable collection, and I really think we had the opportunity to collaborate with some wonderful designers to make some smashing patterns. These cable collections are regularly the most popular books and patterns that we produce, and Crossings is in good company with Celtic Journey, Woodsmoke, and Windward.

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Knit Picks Monthly Yarn Sale
Shine-y New Yarn Sale!

For the month of January, we’re offering 20% off Shine, our super-soft, fabulously durable, 60% Pima Cotton and 40% Modal® natural beech wood fiber blend yarn. Shine is offered in lots of great colors, is available in both sport and worsted weights, and it has that oh so great sheen! Are you excited? Because I’m excited.

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Quick Holiday Gifts

We're coming down to the wire when it comes to holiday gifts - Christmas is only 2 weeks away! So, if you're like me, and scrambling to think of some last minute gifts for those on your list, I have a few suggestions for you, both big and small.

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Knit Picks Free Pattern Dotty Cowl
12 Weeks of Gifting: Dotty Cowl

This week’s free 12 Weeks of Gifting pattern is a fun + playful project features a brilliant checkerboard of bright colors! The Dotty Cowl is knit in the round from the bottom up. It begins and ends with a reverse stockinette band, knit from the wrong side (no purling on the bands). The Dotty Stitch ...

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Knit Picks Felted Bowls
12 Weeks of Gifting: Felted Bowls

We’re over halfway through our 12 Weeks of Gifting series, and from here on out the patterns will be requiring less and less time to complete (in theory).  As a person who is constantly striving to contain every aspect of her life in an organized fashion, I find that I can never have enough baskets, bowls, boxes, etc. ...

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Knit Picks Brindle & Blend
12 Weeks of Gifting: Brindle & Blend Shawl

  It’s week 6 in our 12 Weeks of Gifting series and this week we’re swooning over the subtly shifting colors of the Brindle & Blend Shawl. Knit from end to end on the bias in tried-and-true Hawthorne Multi yarns, the pattern includes two different bind off options. This shawl incorporates subtle blending of brindled stripes along ...

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Knit Picks Diffusion Shawl
12 Weeks of Gifting: Diffusion Shawl

We’re 3 weeks into our annual 12 Weeks of Gifting series!  This week’s freebie pattern is the Diffusion Shawl,  an asymmetric triangular shawl worked sideways in garter stitch with simple lace.

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Flaunt

Knitters of all skill levels will be excited to hear about our new collection, Flaunt!  These bulky accessories are as quick to knit as they are fashionable and glamorous. 15 patterns fill these pages showing the ins and outs of how to make some gorgeous scarves, cowls, and wraps. Stay toasty and look fresh all through the fall and winter ...

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The Swanky Sweaters of Dapper

If you want to hear me gush about how excited I am about the new Dapper collection (KNITTED FLATCAP *), then you should definitely check out the podcast episode. Rather than blather on further about how much I like the patterns, I thought we could all benefit from a touch more objectivity and dive a little into the more technical aspects of the collection. Between all of the Henleys and cardigans and pullovers, there are 8 sweaters in Dapper. So let’s take a good look at the differences between your many sweatery choices.

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