Love is Love

Our newest color, Love is Love, is a thank-you to all of the brave individuals in the knitting community and in our families and friend circles who have the courage to be who they are and love the person who makes them happy. We believe that rights of LGBT individuals are human rights and that, … Continue reading Love is Love
December 08, 2017 by Knitcircus

Picking Speckles for Fades Part 1

Hello, friends, Customers in the shop have been wondering how to choose beautiful combinations for their Fade projects. Since putting complementary colors together is pretty much my job, I’d like to share a few strategies I use when thinking about creating gradients. There are three approaches I’d like to show you: gradient, balanced complements and … Continue reading Picking Speckles for Fades Part 1
November 09, 2017 by Knitcircus

Peekaboo Mitts

My daughter has been knitting since she made a 3-inch-square doll blanket at the age of six. I love seeing which patterns catch her eye, and which yarns the now-16-year-old chooses. I call her Belle on the blog because she’s … Continue reading
October 04, 2017 by Knitcircus

Guest Blog Post: Yarn and Pattern Pairings

Hello, fellow Friends of Knitcircus!  My name is Beth, and I’m a knitter from outside of Portland, OR.  It’s a fiber lover’s paradise here in the Pacific NW, with more than a dozen LYS that participate in our local Yarn … Continue reading
June 28, 2017 by Knitcircus

Easy Peasy Lemon Squeezy

Easy Peasy Lemon Squeezy is one of the new Impressionist Speckled Gradients. We are all in love with these gradients with pops of unexpected color throughout. This new dyeing process started one day when Elizabeth and I had been hanging … Continue reading

Help Us Choose a Birthday Colorway!

We’re so excited about our Second Birthday in the Knitcircus Studio, we’ve decided to do a special colorway to celebrate.  Last year, your votes picked a wonderful, deep, saturated colorway for the party and I hope this year we’ll have … Continue reading
May 08, 2017 by Knitcircus

Knitcircus Podcast #91

Amy talks about travels in Ireland and Jaala holds down the fort. Listen on Libsyn or iTunes Mentioned this podcast: On The Loom , A Modern Knitter’s Guide Hurts Donut A Hat for Mrs. Goldman Zwartbles sheep Knitting with Rainbows … Continue reading
December 01, 2016 by Knitcircus

Knitcircus Podcast 88

Listen on Libsyn or iTunes. Amy and Jaala are in stitches. Or at Stitches. Or something stitchy…. Mentioned this podcast: Susan B Anderson Stitches Midwest Franklin Habit Buffalo Wool Makers Mercantile Amy’s Upcoming Ireland Trip Big Bang Theory Wisconsin Sheep … Continue reading

Knitcircus Podcast #87

Who doesn’t love Kaffe Fassett? Listen on Libsyn or iTunes Mentioned this podcast: Wisconsin Sheep and Wool Festival Kaffe Fassett’s Bold Blooms Stitches Midwest Boo Knits  
July 29, 2016 by Knitcircus

Favorite Characters from Literature #2: Katie

  Hello! Jaala asked me to say something about myself this week, which is strange for me. My name is Katie, and I love being behind the scenes helping to make things tick. Every day is something different for me … Continue reading