Category Archives: tools

Podcast 311: Knit, Tips and Tricks

Whether you’re brand new to knitting or an old hand, talking about the foundations of knitting can lead to some profound “ah hah!” moments. Time and again we think we’ve learned all there is to know about our favorite craft, only to be surprised by some little tip or trick from a fellow crafter that totally changes our process. Lee and Erica start the ...

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Knit Picks WN19 collections
We <3 Winter!

It’s finally here – the woolen garment high season. While our catalog is making its way to your mailbox, we thought we’d take a moment to share what’s new for us this winter. With three new pattern collections, new and returning yarns, and some fabulous new organizational tools, there’s no shortage of inspiration to be had. So cozy up, and read on!

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Stocking Stuffer ‘Stravaganza

I don’t know about you, but I love a good stocking. They were a pretty big deal in my family when I was young and I've tried to carry on the tradition of presenting them ridiculously overflowing. Sometimes putting together a truly good stocking is almost more work than all of your other gift shopping combined, so we thought you might want some inspiration.

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Favorite Tool Roundup

Calling all crafters! Whether you're neck-deep in gift knitting like I am, or indulging for some "selfish knitting", there's always a new tool to add to your craft arsenal. I've put together a list of my favorite tools, some are old favorite and others are unsung heroes. Stock up on these before the holiday madness for the best knit or crochet projects!

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Comparing Our Favorite Tools

Pair your next project with the perfect tool! We love these tools so much that we've taken the time to develop different styles to suit a variety of crafters. Today we're going to dive into some of our favorite tools, comparing and contrasting features to get the perfect fit.

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Dyed to match buttons www.knitpicks.com
New Dyed-to-Match Buttons

Attention sweater and garment knitters - we have some news that you are going to LOVE! We literally searched the world over to bring you these gorgeous custom buttons, hand-dyed to match our Wool of the Andes, Palette, and Swish yarns. Each button is formed from the corozu nut - also known as tagua - a durable, sustainable product that is scratch resistant and has an elegant natural grain.

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