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 what will it be used for. Shopping for yarn is fun but can also be daunting when overwhelmed with all the choices, like the yarn selection on knitpicks.com.
Today we’re sharing some of a conversion between Hannah and Lee from a past Facebook Live where they talk about all the information to keep in mind when shopping for yarn, specifically what you …Read more »
We are obsessed with our new cabled sweaters book, Chalet! With an extensive size range, most of these garments are also gender-neutral and would be a great fit for any body. They feature a wide variety of cable patterns, from simple, easy-to-memorize repeats to much more complex, brain-twisting gnarls!Read more »
Did you hear the pom-pom news? In honor of our new ombre pom-poms (and pom-pom sets!), here are some great knitting patterns that incorporate pom-poms.
Our new ombre pom-poms!Or make your own pom-poms with yarn!
What kind of pom-pom should I use?
We sell ready-made fur pom-poms (in singles and pom-pom sets), but you can also make your own pom-poms very easily using either a piece of cardboard or a pom-pom maker. (I swear by these now because they’re so easy to use, and there’s very little yarn waste when you trim the pom-poms.)
Watch: How to …Read more »
Tian Connaughton wearing the 32 Market Street Tee
We’re back. Winter is here and our Knit Picks Team is very busy working to bring you exciting new things in 2021. If you missed it in last episode, we said goodbye to our Knit Picks Host Hannah Maier as she embarks on new adventures. Behind the scenes we’re working on our new podcast voice and style so stay tuned.
Last year Knit Picks and our sister brand WeCrochet ventured into the world of live streams. Today we’re sharing with you an interview that WeCrochet did in the fall of 2020 with knit and crochet designer Tian Connaughton. Tian is a joy and we are very excited to share some of this interview with you. Sara, …Read more »
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.Read more »
With the fervent season of holiday crafting and gift making winding down, we’re shifting our creative focus to the soul-recharging thought of the upcoming new year and the myriad opportunities it will provide to our winter-weary hearts. Here they are, in no particular order— our personal crafting resolutions!
Easy Layering Tank Pattern
One benefit of staying indoors all the time? Endless opportunities to pick up our hooks and needles and dive into our crafty stashes. In the spirit of a good ole fashioned show & tell, we invite you to take a gander at the projects that have been keeping us busy these last few months. Gander on!Read more »
It’s week 12 in our 12 Weeks of Gifting series, which means this handsome lil’ fella is the last in this year’s annual free pattern series. Say hello to Juniper Moose, the cuddliest critter this side of the North Pole.Read more »