Category Archives: Staff Projects

tying up skeins of yarn in preparation for dyeing them with indigo dye
How to Dye Yarn with Indigo: Our Indigo Dye Day!

We’ve been talking about dyeing your own yarn a lot lately, and with good reason: it’s a very fun way to take your fiber art to the next level! Want to learn how to dye yarn with indigo? Read on for tips and tricks for working with this ancient plant-based natural dye.

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Podcast Episode 322: Warm Weather Knitting

Cascades Tee Here in the Pacific Northwest we’ve had our first burst of warm weather and we’ve decided it’s high time we talk about warm weather knitting. Whether you’re thinking of garments to WEAR or projects to MAKE during our upcoming heatwaves, we’ve got you covered. Listen along as we talk about the ins and outs of our favorite knitting season: SUMMER! First up, ...

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Podcast Episode 321: DIY Yarn – Dye It Yourself!

We’re recording these episodes from our homes scattered across Portland, Oregon. We may be apart but our enthusiasm for all things yarn and crafting bring us together! Today, we’re taking a small departure from knitting or crochet to talk about dyeing yarns. No matter what craft you’re passionate about, being able to make your unique, custom colorway is an exciting and fun ...

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Stitch Away Stress – Self-Care

During stressful times, nothing is as important as self-care—if you don’t take care of yourself, you won’t be able to keep going to help other people. Even if you can only spare only a few minutes a day, it’s enough to recharge your batteries to handle what life throws at you! We’ve gathered together what the Knit Picks staff have been doing to practice self-care over the past few weeks. Hannah Maier, Brand Director

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Together We Create!

Since the Knit Picks staff have all been at home these past few weeks, we, of course, have been knitting and crocheting up a storm! We all have different reasons for it – first and foremost, it’s something that we obviously love to do, but it also helps us stay connected to each other and to our online community, even if we can’t be out & about. So we thought we’d share some of our projects with you and would ...

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Staff Projects: Hats for Days – Part Deux

We are expected to have our first snowfall of the season next week here in the Pacific Northwest. While this may not come as welcome news for some people in our neck of the woods, folks around the KP office are excited at the prospect of putting our most recent labors of love to work, keeping our heads toasty and warm during this potential snowpocalypse (we don't get a lot of snow around here). In the spirit of bundling up, we're sharing several of our latest FOs, all of the chapeau variety!

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Staff Projects: Fall Edition

Designer: PetiteKnit Let’s start with a exciting bit of news: Morgan made her FIRST. EVER. SWEATER! She used bulky weight Wonderfluff yarn in color Hare Heather to make the Novice Sweater. We’re so happy/proud/all-around ecstatic for her!

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