Many Sock Sizes

We’re so happy to offer our famous Matching Socks Sets in multiple sizes now! We always thought most women’s sock patterns used a whole 100g skein of yarn (about 400 yards), but as more people began knitting the socks sets, … Continue reading
May 23, 2016 by Knitcircus

Go, Sports Knitting!

It’s football season again, and some of us at Knitcircus are super excited! Mainly Shari; Shari is in charge of every step of keeping track of and shipping out orders. Shari works really hard and doesn’t ask for much, so … Continue reading
September 11, 2015 by Knitcircus

New Stripes, New Shop, New KAL

Wow, Knitters, I’ve got so much that’s new and exciting to share with you! it’s hard to know where to start. New Shop First, and very big news to us: we have our own Knitcircus Yarns web store now! You … Continue reading

Announcing: Gradient Stripes Sock Yarns!

Hi, Knitters, Have I got some big news to share with you! We’ve been working on this for weeks and weeks and finally get to tell you about our brand-new Gradient Stripes Sock Yarns! Sock knitters have told us that … Continue reading

Knitting Tree’s New Home, Night Circus and Captain Tightpants

Hi, Knitters, One of our local yarn shops, which has been around since my brother and I would walk to the drugstore to purchase candy bars for twenty-six cents, has a new, improved home! (We would literally walk right y … Continue reading

Kirsten Kapur Collaboration

What an exciting day! The wonderful Kirsten Kapur, of Through the Loops, collaborated with us so we can offer a special kit for her  new Puschkinia sock pattern. She ingeniously used the gradient to create a higher-contrast colorwork edging, then … Continue reading

Using Gradients: Socks

Stripy Socks Making stripes in socks can be a challenge, unless you’re very familiar with the jogless jog technique, so clever knitters and yarnmakers have come up with lots of ways to create stripes using the yarn itself! Different yarns … Continue reading

What Would Madame DeFarge Knit Book Review and Giveaway

 Heather Ordover knows her literature; the teacher and host of Craftlit Podcast has been helping knitters “Stick a Book in [Their] Ear[s]” for 274 episodes! With her at the helm, this collection brings together designers inspired by literary figures from doomed lover … Continue reading

Pretty Colors, Pretty Yarns, Pretty Fun

Belle and I took a yarn-dyeing class at beloved LYS The Sow’s Ear this weekend, and, oh, my, was it fun! Under the shady trees in the yarn shop’s front yard, Liz led us through the process of using acid-based … Continue reading
June 04, 2012 by Knitcircus

Knitting Recipes Winner and Sock Update

Winners Thanks so much to everyone who entered the Knitting Recipes: Hats and Cowls giveaway! Thanks to the wonderful Fickleknitter for partnering up with Knitcircus for that contest. The winner, Laura, has been notified.The three runners-up, Janet, Monica of Sweetpurls blog, and … Continue reading