Category Archives: Podcast

Podcast 296 – Adventure Awaits and Muse

One of the innumerable things that we love about knitting is as a means to discover the world around us. Our newest yarn and knitting pattern collection are opportunities to take this both figuratively and literally. The collection, Adventure Awaits, is selection of rugged, practical projects to make all of your ...

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Podcast 295 – Interlude: Indoor Knits and Works in Progress

Knitting is, in some ways, an inherently serene activity that lends itself to quiet evenings in cozy interiors. Amid all the chaos and hustle, our newest collection, Interlude, looks to foster the peace- and comfort-loving home body in every knitter. With simple, generous garments in cozy, soft yarns, these patterns will have you looking for excuses ...

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Podcast 294 – Embrace Crochet Collection

Knit Picks may be our name, but we are definitely about more than just knitting. The devoted crocheters amongst us are directly responsible for this newest collection, Embrace. Full of the textures that you can only get with crochet, this collection uses our full range of yarns for the sorts of modern projects that add charm and allure to everyday life.

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Podcast 292 – Crossings Cable Collection

Like the twisting, braiding, wandering stitches themselves, cable techniques cross generations of knitters, weaving together layers of knitting history into a cozy fabric of fiber tradition. Our newest cable collection, Crossings adds a new thread to this tradition, a fibery homage to immemorial motifs and classic constructions.

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Episode 291 – Crafty New Year

At the turn of the solar calender, Knit Picks is taking a look back at a long and exciting year. To start us off, Knit Picks leaders Alison and Jennifer take a retrospective on where the year has taken us. After that, each of us looks ahead to set our own crafty resolutions for the new year.

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Podcast 290 – Next Steps for the New Year

With the Holidays in full swing, knitting deadlines near and the new year in sight, the Knit Picks crew has decided to take a brief meditative pause from the furious click of our needles for a little look ahead. While the second half of Winter offers non-knitters little more than unfestive darkness and cold, we knitters can look forward to the longest stretch of the year for personal knitting time.

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Podcast 289 – Jet Lag and Swag: Travel Knitting and New Notions

New podcast episode alert! It's peak travel season and we have all manner of tips, tricks, and tools to see you through. First up Stacey and Hannah share their best travel advice. Next, Alexis and Hilary talk about the new batch of exclusive fiber flair that will make your knitting that much more enjoyable no matter where you are.

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Podcast 288 – On the Road: Behind the Scenes

It was a year ago this month that Knit Picks marked a momentous milestone: attending our first ever show. Since that first experience at Vogue Knitting Seattle, we've seen a lot of interesting places, made a lot of dumb mistakes, and met so many fabulous Knit Picks fans.

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Podcast 287 – Checking Your List: Holiday and Gift Knitting

The collision of the knitting and gifting seasons is a blessing or a curse, an oppression or an opportunity, all depending on your preparation. Listen along as we share our favorite tips and tricks for gifting knits to everyone on your list! Need some inspiration? Our brand new Twice as Nice holiday pattern collection is out and we compare our favorite, versatile patterns.

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Podcast 286: Busting the Stash

Join us this week as we discuss the merits of stash busting! Inside every knitter is a ceaseless passion for yarn that covets every bright, soft and lovely hank and ball and cake. Our actual productivity can never hope to pace this crafty cupidity, and the distance between these two becomes the stash. To help you harvest your handy horde, first I sit down with Knit Picks' new graphic designer Lee Meredith, to get her expert insight into getting the most out of your stash. After that, Stacey and Hannah discuss our newest collection Cute & Cozy Stashbusters, with plenty of patterns to tame your twisted trove of worsted wonders.

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