Our Staff Projects!

Hello to our extremely lovely and fabulous Knit Picks blog readers out there!  I’m extra excited about today’s post, because I get to show you some of the staff projects that each of us are working on right now in our free time.  We want to inspire you to create, and there’s no better conduit to that enthusiasm than sharing our own.  I hope this opportunity to hear about our what’s on our needles helps you get excited about a …

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Precious Preciosa!

Canary Preciosa
Our ever so soft and precious Preciosa is one of our hottest deals of the summer! This incredibly luxurious single-ply Merino yarn is available in a range of tonal jewel-like colors ready to create the softest, coziest sweaters, cowls, hats or blankets you’ve ever felt. If you love these jewel-like colors HURRY because after this sale they will be …

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Free Through the Looking Glass Dishcloth Pattern

If I tried to describe my personality, I’d start to gush about living by the ocean half my life and being brought up on ‘Alice in Wonderland’ and believing in magic for years and years./em>” – Sylvia Plath

There are many ways to make fun mitered squares, though most go from one end to another (for instance, the Ridge Washcloth). This week’s newest member of the Scrub-A-Dub club takes it once step further – check out the Through The Looking Glass Dishcloth.

Free Through the Looking Glass Dishcloth Pattern from knitpicks.com

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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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Summer Yarn Sale: Capra DK

Knit Picks Capra Dk weight yarn
Oh Capra, my Capra. Your loveliness far exceeds your Merino/Cashmere fiber content. You provide both a plethora of gem toned colors as well as creamy neutrals. While I’ll miss you when you go, I hold hope in my heart that I may see you again one day. *wink*

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