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Knitters in the know are often more than familiar with the classic Aran jumper; big chunky Irish ganseys (or guernseys), traditionally hand-knitted from unbleached wool. Originally worn by working fishermen, they also became popular fashion garments in the US during the “golden” era of Hollywood. Grace Kelly. Steve McQueen. Paul Newman. Marilyn Monroe. Icons in their own right, the stars of the …Read more »
Happy March! It’s still sweater weather now, but some warmth is in sight!
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Homebodies rejoice! Our newest collection, Interlude, just *might* be the ultimate indoor knitwear collection of your dreams. If you’ve been on the hunt for cozy, stylish knits with a relaxed + subdued vibe, this collection is for you. If you love the soft drape and lush warmth of alpaca yarns, this collection is for you. If you live for comforting oversized sweaters, this collection IS …Read more »
Our newest pattern collection, Adventure Awaits, is made for the adventurer. Inspired by outdoor enthusiasts everywhere, this collection features sixteen beautiful yet robust knit projects that offer a perfect mix of both form and function. If you want warm and durable socks for hiking or the perfect pullover for late nights by the campfire, you’ll find it here. Both novice and expert knitters will discover new and challenging knits for their next crafting excursions–the wilderness never felt so cozy!Read more »
Hi, I’m Erica, and I’m the new marketing coordinator at Knit Picks! I started out here as the book designer working on our pattern collections, and I quickly became a huge fan girl for all things Knit Picks. I am so excited to be moving into this new role and sharing all that’s good about this company with you!
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As February slooooowly comes to an end, we thought we could ALL use a little bit of fun to chase those last-days-of-winter doldrums away. What better way to perk up your day than with a cheerful enamel pin to adorn your favorite denim jacket or a clever + cheeky mug to sip your hot beverages from? Treat yourself to a little fun and …Read more »
Knitting is, in some ways, an inherently serene activity that lends itself to quiet evenings in cozy interiors. Amid all the chaos and hustle, our newest collection, Interlude, looks to foster the peace- and comfort-loving home body in every knitter. With simple, generous garments in cozy, soft yarns, these patterns will have you looking for excuses …Read 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!Read more »