Category Archives: Podcast

Podcast 281: Come Home to Crochet

With its intriguing textures, speedy construction and uniquely handmade charm, fiber friends of all allegiances will admit that nothing creates a cozy home quite like crochet. On the heels of attending the Crochet Guild of America's 2018 conference, Come Home to Crochet, our newest collection invites you to hook your way to a homier haven, whether you're looking for bright and ebullient place settings or the easeful allure of an irreplaceable afghan.

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Podcast 280: Dapper

It's been some time since Knit Picks ventured into that forbidding country in the world of knit design: men's wear. Dapper, our newest offering goes beyond the typical bulky wool sweater, pairing luxury fibers like alpaca and silk with contemporary sillhouettes and motifs to cultivate an aesthetic as snazzy and sophisticated as it is masculine.

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Podcast 279: Bare and Dye It

Beyond the meticulous color curations of our full yarn lines, it's a badly kept "secret" that Knit Picks offers a whole host of yarns in their raw state for dyeing and more: our Bare yarns. To highlight our recent expansion of these hopeful hanks I first sit down with Stacey to discuss our favorites, both new and old. After that, Hannah and I share some of our daring dyeing adventures and give some guidelines and tips on where you might get started on some of your own.

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Podcast 278: Knit in Public Day 2018

That special time comes but once a year, an occasion for the celebration of our skills and some crafty camraderie, a chance to let our fiber flag fly: Knit in Public Day! In keeping with recent Knit Picks tradition, we hosted a knitting potluck at a nearby park, with everything from previews to prizes. A few members of our team are here to tell us in their own words just how their Knit in Public Day went. Enjoy! Listen now… . . .or ...

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Podcast 277: Tranquility

They say that your home is a reflection of your self, and if this is true than surely every knitter’s home is a paradise of handicrafts. Every room in the house is another opportunity to befiber your decor, and our newest collection is a guide to do just that. Tranquility is full of all the pillows, throws, towels, ...

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Podcast 276: Splendid Soles

Spring is well and truly underway for the Knit Picks crew, and with it comes a turning of the knitting year. In other words, it's sock season again! One of our new collections is a celebration of this time, so join us for my review of Splendid Soles, our newest sock pattern book. After that resident sock fanatic Stacey is joined by Hannah to delve into (and argue about) just what is so appealing about sock knitting.

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Podcast 274: Tantalizing Tweed!

Join Daniel and Stacey as we dig a little deeper than the typical "rustic" labels, explore some of the history and process behind tweed yarns, and discuss the differences between those that we offer.

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Podcast 275: Knit Picks on the Road, Stitches United

Show assistants Rozalyn K, Felecia O’Connell, and Angela Modzelewski The most recent Knit Picks travel adventure brought us to wool-hungry Hartford, Connecticut for Stitches United. Like the proverbial fish-smelling guest, Winter lingered over the New England city as the Knit Picks team flogged our fiber wares to the Yankee yarn-lovers. Show veteran Stacey, our purchaser

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Podcast 273: Knit Picks on the Road, Stitches West

It seems like we had just gotten back from Vogue Knitting Live in New York and it was already time for Knit Picks to be off to our next destination: Santa Clara, California for Stitches West. The first of many Stitches shows for the KP crew, we came, we saw, we lost a pallet. All in all, it was a bustling and delightful time. Join me as I sit down with Stacey, who is quickly becoming Knit Picks' resident show expert, to recount the whirlwind experience.

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Podcast 272: Mittens and More: March Catalog Review

Although every catalog here at Knit Picks presents something new, occassionally the pom poms align, the sheepy gods smile, and a confluence of fiber goodness all comes in one catalog. Join Jennifer and Alexis as they go over all of the exciting developments in our March catalog.

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