Category Archives: Yarn

Knit Picks Podcast Episode 339 – Yarn Substitutions

Whether you’re a process knitter or a project knitter, if you’re like us you’ve experienced the challenge of finding a pattern you’re really excited about but not having the exact yarn that the designer suggests. You could wing it and embraces the beautiful chaos that might occur or you can use one of our favorite resources, YarnSub dot com. If ...

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Knit Picks Podcast Episode 336 – Yarn 101 Live

One of our favorite things to talk about in the Knit Picks Office is yarn. We all have our favorite yarns and favorite projects to cast on and can easily get derailed when there’s a new yarn to squish. There’s a lot to consider when selecting the yarn that’s right for you – like yarn weight, the material, the construction and ...

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A trip of richly colored cable sweaters.
January News: Classic Cables & Colorful Poms

Happy New Year, fellow fiber fans! With the holidays in the rearview, we’re shifting our focus to hunkering down and creating cozy winter wear for our own personal wardrobes. Time to sift through our pattern queues, dust off our needles, and cast on for that next masterpiece.

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Cozy blue turtleneck sweater pattern
December News: Bulky Knits for Cozy Days

As the days grow shorter, the layers of warm woolens start to pile on, making for yet another cozy season of hibernation. A bevy of bulky weight knits and handfuls of colorful new yarns are in store for you with our latest batch of news, available just in time to cuddle up with on ...

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Knitting Patterns to use with Yarn Value Packs

Yarn Value Packs are a great way to get a color curated pack of your favorite yarns at a discount, but what do you make once you have one? Here are some knitting pattern ideas to use with some of our newest Value Packs: Stroll Tweed Value Packs The Berry Stroll Tweed Value Pack Stroll ...

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Podcast Episode 332: Your Favorite Sock Yarns Explained

Felici Yarn Today, we’re dedicating an entire episode to the subject of sock knitting! Whether you’re a seasoned pro and socks are your very favorite thing, or a new knitter contemplating casting on for your very first pair, this episode is for you!  Lee and Hannah spend time talking about all of the sock yarns they’ve developed over the years. Colorful, hardwearing and ...

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The Big Sale
Big News: It’s the Big Sale!

Get ready to clutch your purls, folks—the Big Sale has landed! As such, this post is naturally going to be information overload. Do yourself a favor and grab a fresh cuppa, your favorite cozy blanket, and settle in for a wild ride! Here. We. Go.

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Podcast Episode 331 – Making Yarn

Germantown, 100% US Grown Worsted-weight Wool Every day, the Knit Picks team comes together to dig deep into our craft and celebrate our favorite materials. From yarn to needles, we choose everything with care and work to bring our very favorite things right to your door. Today, we’re taking a new look at yarn from some different angles. Join ...

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