Category Archives: Patterns

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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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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Hillary holding two Mini Kitty Poufs
Our Staff Projects!

Hello to our extremely lovely and fabulous Knit Picks blog readers out there!  I’m extra excited about today’s post, because I get to show you some of the staff projects that each of us are working on right now in our free time.  We want to inspire you to create, and there’s no better conduit to that enthusiasm than sharing our own.  I hope this opportunity to hear about our what’s on our needles helps you get excited about a ...

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Monthly Yarn Sale: Galileo

Galileo, Galileo: my most favorite soft and silky yarn named after an Italian polymath! This yarn captures the brilliant shimmer of the night sky spun into luxurious fibers you can knit into some truly fresh and fantastic patterns. The best news? This month it’s on sale for 20% off! I love the luxurious way this yarn drapes and flows, and ...

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