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March 2010 www.KnitPicks.com

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Quirk Alert Odd-bodied cats, kiwi purses, jackalopes— we’ve got all the funky, fun stuff to knit.

Socks Kick up your feet, make yourself at home. Stay cozy with a wide variety of sock projects.


We’re excited about this catalog for a couple of reasons; does it get better than kiwi purses and cabled knee highs? We’re also pleased to announce the debut of our exciting Independent Designer Partnership (IDP) program, which pairs our yarn with indie designer patterns.

Get Comfortable

Stay in, stay cozy. Sit by the fire if it’s still chilly, keep those tootsies toasty.

Spring Crocus

March catches us between winter and spring. These projects all give you a bit of warmth without feeling too heavy.

Quirk Alert

These toys aren’t just for kids. Bring out your fun and funky side. The projects range from clever to hilarious.

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Get Comfortable

Stay in, stay cozy. Sit by the fire if it’s still

chilly, keep those tootsies toasty. We’ve got something to keep every sock knitter happy—choose from knee highs, lacy anklets, pretty color work or a more simple single color.

Elizabeth Socks Yarn cost for project starts at $13.48 using Stroll & Stroll Hand Painted


Ivy Socks

Emma Lace Socks

Yarn cost for project is $10.87 using Stroll Yarn cost for project is $6.98 using Stroll Pattern Instructions for A, B, C and D In: A Cuff Above by Cynthia Guggemos Cynthia Guggemos encourages knitters to use socks as a medium to try new knitting techniques. Because socks are small project, you can quickly finish your first cabled, lace, or colorwork project by practicing that technique on the cuff of a basic sock. A Cuff Above contains 23 different sock patterns, designed for every day wear, for babies, and there are two patterns for Christmas stockings. Each pattern contains helpful tips to answer any questions that a beginning knitter might ask. Softcover. 23 patterns—96 pages. 31280 Retail $19.95

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PROJECT TWO: Traditionally, stockings like these were worn with a kilt, though knee-high socks are still a popular style. Pair your socks with a skirt, dress, or a kilt to keep warm this winter. As part of our history series, this kit includes yarn and patterns to knit both pairs of kilt hose, along with a detailed history of kilt hose knitting traditions.


40151

Your Cost $27.99

Inspired by woven tartan cloth and diced hose, the plaid kilt hose are a modern interpretation of a these traditional styles. Hidden calf shaping ensures that the 12" tall leg fits perfectly, while the surprisingly stretchy plaid adds warmth. Worked from the cuff down, the length of the foot of the stocking is adjustable up to a women’s size 11. Adorned with stately textured cables, these cabled kilt hose are versatile enough for lounging at home or a trip to the next Highland Games. The optional cabled cuff adds traditional elegance. Knit from the toes up, these unisex stockings are completely knit-to-fit up to an 18" calf.


Speedy Sport Socks Kit 40152 Your Cost $34.99 Zip through socks at a sport weight gauge! The construction of these socks is super simple. The socks are knit top down as tubes. After you finish the toe, add an afterthought heel, and your sock is finished! These socks are perfect projects to work on whenever you have a few spare minutes. Pattern includes completely customizable instructions and stripe patterns which can be adapted for multiple gauges and yarn weights. To fit feet up to 11" long and up to 9½" in circumference. 12


Ikebana Knee Socks

Shiatsu Leggings

Yarn cost for project is $11.97 using Gloss

Yarn cost for project is $12.87 using Gloss DK

Knitted Socks East and West by Judy Sumner Judy Sumner has designed 30 sock patterns featuring designs inspired by Japanese stitch patterns. Many of these stitch patterns are unfamiliar to Western knitters, and some you will recognize them as new and beautiful interpretations of traditional motifs. Judy’s patterns borrow from aesthetics of Japanese patterns, and you will see a lot of twisted stitches, lace, and bobbles in these designs. Softcover. 30 patterns—144 pages. 31266 Retail $22.50 Your Cost $15.30 Save 32% 1-800-574-1323


Spring Crocus

Ready to move on from the wooly fibers of winter, but not ready to shed all your winter layers? March catches us between winter and spring, filled with warm anticipation but still a bit chilly. These projects all give you a bit of warmth without feeling too heavy.

Cheryl Nia math’s Duplicity Cardigan 10014D Download $1.99 www.knitpicks.com/IDP

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Yvette Entrelac Kit – Royal

Yvette Entrelac Kit – Earth

40155 Your Cost $25.99

40156 Your Cost $25.99

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The i-Pod速 eating robot, cabbage purse, and one odd-looking poodle featured in the following pages offer up fun and funny projects that are sure to bring out a chuckle or two.

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Elegant Edibles Kit

Chefs, gardeners, and fashionistas alike will love these one-of-a-kind beaded clutches. Knit a kiwi, grapes, slice of orange, pea pod, beet and cabbage. The bags can be used for dressy evenings out or casual mornings at the farmer’s market, but wherever you go, they’re sure to be conversation pieces. The patterns use a variety of knitting techniques, such as short rows, twisted stitches, cabling, stranded colorwork, bobbles, knitting with beads and felting.

40150 Your Cost $29.99 1-800-574-1323


Pattern Instructions for A–F In: The Knitted Odd-bod Bunch by Donna Wilson This is a book of quirky stuffed animal, vegetable, mineral, unclassified toy patterns which are really adorable. They are designed to look like a small child’s drawings. Sometimes the proportions are strange, like Vanessa Hare, who has long legs, a big cabled torso, and tiny arms and ears. Sometimes they are hybrid creatures, like Cyril Squirrel-Fox. This book is filled with fantastical and unique toys and creatures, which appeal to children and adults. Softcover. 35 patterns—128 pages. 31270 Retail $19.95 Your Cost $13.57 Save 32%

A) Petra Poodle

Yarn cost starts at $3.98 using Telemark and 26 Palette

B) Ginge Marmalade Yarn cost starts at $3.98 using Wool of the Andes

C) Little Tig

Yarn cost starts at $9.47 using Telemark and Alpaca Cloud


D) Percival Long Dog

Yarn cost is $15.95 using Imagination and Wool of the Andes

E) Stick Snail

Yarn cost starts at $18.95 using Telemark and Shimmer

F) Olive Owl

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Springtime Sweeties Kit

On the Farm Kit

Barnyard Buddies - Springtime Sweeties Kit Kit includes three 50 gram balls each of Swish Worsted in Sunshine and White, and one 50 gram ball each of Swish Worsted in Carnation and Allspice along with pattern instructions for diaper covers and bonnets. You will need US 7 (4.5 mm) DPNs or circular for magic loop, straights or circular for flat knitting, US 5 (3.75mm) DPNs or circular for magic loop, yarn needle, stitch markers, stitch holder and small amount of craft stuffing.

Barnyard Buddies - On the Farm Kit Kit includes four 50 gram balls of Swish Worsted in Carnation, three 50 gram balls of Swish Worsted in White and one 50 gram ball of Swish Worsted in Black along with pattern instructions for diaper covers and bonnets. You will need US 7 (4.5 mm) DPNs or circular for magic loop, straights or circular for flat knitting, US 5 (3.75mm) DPNs or circular for magic loop, yarn needle, stitch markers, stitch holder and small amount of craft stuffing.

40157 Your Cost $29.99

40154 Your Cost $29.99

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THE FUTURE IS HERE.............

Meet his two friends online 40153 Your Cost $24.99 www.KnitPicks.com


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