Category Archives: Patterns

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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Monthly Yarn Sale: Wonderfluff!

Softer than a kitten, fluffier than a cloud, Wonderfluff is a technological marvel! Silky baby alpaca and fleecy merino fibers are blown into and caught in a lightweight tube of nylon mesh. The result is a yarn that’s beautifully bulky yet lightweight and warm, with surprising resiliency. Normally $8.49 a ball, it’s now just $6.79 through the end of June!

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Knit Picks Pawtastic! Collection
Pawtastic! Collection

Designer: Margaret Mills Let me start by admitting that this collection was long, LONG overdue. Our lack of doggo-inspired knits was something we lamented on a daily basis around the office. After the success of our feline-friendly 9 Lives Collection, we knew the clock was ticking for us to produce ...

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Knitwear and crochet designer Tian Connaughton at home in her studio
Designer Interview: Tian Connaughton

One of our most versatile designers, Tian Connaughton is responsible for some of our favorite patterns — both knit and crochet. We’ve happily worked with her for 8 years, and look forward to many more collaborations. Tian is all things crafty. She is a designer and technical editor working for major brands such ...

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