Category Archives: Yarn

Our Latest Yarn, New Collections, and More!

We're so excited to share what's new with us at Knit Picks! Muse, our newest yarn line, has been months in the making--it's our first ever Knit Picks exclusive yarn crafted in Japan. And as you can see, the colors are downright stunning. Not only that, we have two gorgeous new pattern collections perfect for these chilly winter months, our annual dishcloth compilation, and some great free patterns. Read on to learn more!

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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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Knit Picks Gloss Lace
Monthly Yarn Sale: 20% off Gloss!

Our February Monthly Yarn Sale is on all Gloss yarns! If you’re already familiar with this Merino/Silk blend, then you may know that you have 3 weights to choose from: Lace, Fingering, and DK. There’s even an undyed option, Bare Gloss (fingering & DK weights). Straddling the line between pure decadence and everyday wearability, one squeeze of these fibers and you’ll see why Gloss is SO boss.

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New Preciosa Colors

So we're very sorry to give you all heart attacks when you saw a few months ago that our pretty Preciosa was going away! We really wanted to update its look a little and give it a color refresh - and I think you'll agree it was worth it! Check out these beauties.

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Tweed Yarn Sale!

Oh happy day! Starting today and going through January 23, we are having a Tweed Yarn Sale where you can save up to 30% off all of our tweedy yarns. I am a huge fan of these yarns- in fact, I've had 2 big sweater projects in them in recent months - so I thought I'd run through each of them and show off a few project and pattern ideas.

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Knit Picks Monthly Yarn Sale
Shine-y New Yarn Sale!

For the month of January, we’re offering 20% off Shine, our super-soft, fabulously durable, 60% Pima Cotton and 40% Modal® natural beech wood fiber blend yarn. Shine is offered in lots of great colors, is available in both sport and worsted weights, and it has that oh so great sheen! Are you excited? Because I’m excited.

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Wool of the Andes Worsted Love (& 10-Packs Limited Release)!

I’ve long been a big fan of Wool of the Andes worsted weight yarn! It’s a fantastic basic wool, and you can now grab a 10-pack for a limited time only, either in one of our curated multi-color choices, or in all the same color, perfect for a sweater! I’ve only been working at Knit Picks for a few months, but I was designing knits for many years before I started here, and I’ve used this fantastic basic wool ...

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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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Luxury Yarn Sale

It’s time again for our annual Luxury Yarn Sale! Now through the beginning of the New Year (specifically through the end of Wednesday, January 2nd), our most exquisite and opulent yarns are on sale, from silk and alpaca to cashmere and beyond. You’re not likely to find a better opportunity to give into your most indulgent cravings for fabulous fiber. All of the yarns included in the sale are at least 20% off, and you can find select colors at 30% or even 40% off!

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Swish Bulky Returns

Rejoice, Swish lovers, Swish Bulky is back in nine lovely colors ranging from our most popular rich and delicious jewel toned heathers to our subtly sophisticated complementary neutrals. A virtue of being a bulky in this ever-versatile fine superwash merino fiber means this yarn will work up fast, making it an excellent choice for beginners and experts alike.

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