Hello Halo Worsted! Soft, light, buttery, squishy, lofty. When it comes to describing a yarn base, any one of these words are music to our ears. When all of them describe one base of yarn perfectly, well, that’s just about as good as it gets for us! When Halo Worsted finally arrived at […]
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The Best of 2007-2017! Well, almost all of them! To say that there have been a lot of favorites (both yours and ours) throughout the last 10 years is quite an understatement! Putting this list together was a very trippy trip down memory lane, with so many “oh, I love that one!” and “what about […]
Druthers…a brand new shawl kit! Peanut butter and jelly. Tom and Jerry. Bread and butter. Lucy and Ethel. All classic pairings! But, if we had our druthers, there’s a pairing that begs to be added to that list…texture and stripes! Introducing, Druthers! We are completely smitten with this little beauty and what’s […]
Here are the #dailyplucky winners for November 2017! Congratulations and thank you so much for playing along and inspiring us daily!
December Color Of The Month! How can it be that the last month of the year is upon us?! As we get ready to close out our 10th Anniversary year, it seemed fitting to offer a classic Plucky color that’s been loved by many over the years, and, it just so happens to be one […]
Last Call! Blink and you missed it! November flew by in a flash, and that means it’s time for a last call on Skies of November and Sammy Samerson at 17% off!! These two very special colorways not only stand-alone beautifully, they are equally gorgeous together in colorwork. So now comes the big question…what […]
THANK YOU!!! First of all, thank you guys SO much for joining us this past Friday! Was that fun, or what?! In fact, it was so fun, we think the weekend festivities need to continue on through Monday to ease us right on into the week after a long holiday weekend! What can you expect to see? […]
Gift Certificates are here!! Yep, you heard that right, gifting for that special knitter in your life has been made simple! Of course, this means you, too! (family and friend requests made easy!) We are absolutely thrilled to offer this service, and, starting TODAY you will find a gift certificate button on our Reserve shopping page! […]
Exciting Times!!! It seems every year, right about this time, all of us catch the “Gotta Have & MUST Knit It Now” fever. You know, quick knits for ourselves and for the special people in our lives. After all, we cannot have our nearest and dearest walking around with cold noggins, necks and hands can we?! Good news, […]
Pretty in Pink…a yarn club! Pink. Hot pink, neon pink, soft baby pink, coral pink, purple-y pink. I love them all! While it’s true that it’s not necessarily my go to for an entire garment, I find that pink is the perfect thing to make color work pop. It’s just so good with a wide range […]
November Colors of the Month! For November’s first Color of the Month offering, we decided to go with something old, something new, and something sentimental. The official Color of the Month for November is, of course, Skies of November…an oldie, but oh, such a goodie! For purely sentimental reasons, and because it’s fantastic paired […]
Well…we made it back to the barn after what was the most ah-mazing weekend! We truly can’t thank all of you enough for traveling far and wide to help us celebrate Plucky’s 10thAnniversary!! But, you know us…we couldn’t let the party stop there! The truck is unloaded and the boxes are unpacked. It’s time […]
Here are the #dailyplucky winners for October 2017! Congratulations and thank you so much for playing along and inspiring us daily!
We can’t believe the Plucky 10th Anniversary Celebration starts this Friday, October 27th!!! We are so excited as we count down the days to when we will see so many of you. It is going to be one BIG party that includes knitting with mimosas, fashion shows, karaoke! This has been 10 years in the making! […]
You’re Invited to a Very Special Update! It seems like just yesterday. It was a hot day in June, I was standing in my kitchen over boiling pots filled with yarn, then, I blinked, and a decade went by! How did that happen?! We’re not only celebrating Plucky’s 10th Anniversary, but, also…drum roll, please…our 2017 […]
It’s Fall QPP Time, Part 2!!! It’s time for the re-release of the Fall QPP and this time, for a little extra fun, the color(s) of the month for October will be added to the mix. To us, this QPP embodies all things Fall, and of course, as with other QPP’s, each color is designed […]
Plucky Knitter Tenth Anniversary Celebration and Public Marketplace Friday and Saturday, October 27 – 28, 2017 Amway Grand Plaza Hotel, Grand Rapids, Michigan It’s Gonna Be One Big Party! We can’t believe the Plucky 10th Anniversary Celebration is just two short weeks away! We are so excited as we count down the days to […]
October’s (a.k.a as Plucky Shindig Month!!) Colors of the Month! Your eyes do not deceive you! It’s Shindig month and we are feeling pretty festive around these parts, so, for the entire month of October we are thrilled to present you with three colors for October…Flannel, Oatmeal and Cider Mill!! There’s sure to be something for […]
Here are the #dailyplucky winners for September 2017! Congratulations and thank you so much for playing along and inspiring us daily!
Last Call for Barn Door! Well, that was fast! Suddenly, we are at the end of September and knocking on October’s door. You guys know what that means, right? It’s time to give Barn Door a proper send off and joining the party will be two classic Plucky colors that beg to be paired […]
It’s Fall QPP Time!!! Are you guys ready?! Back by popular demand – it’s time for the re-release of the Fall QPP and boy do we ever love this palette! To us, it embodies all things Fall, and of course, as with other QPP’s, each color is designed to mix and match with other colors in […]
How about a little luxury at a special price?!? Happy Fri-yay friends!! How does a little luxury at a fantastic, jaw dropping price sound? Too good to be true? No way, it’s as true as my love for coffee, cashmere and my pups! Ok, first some sad news…Cambridge 1.0 and 2.0 are being discontinued. […]
Scum and Blue Lovers Unite!! It’s time for the next Club installments, and for this go round, we have a couple of fan favorites…The Scum Club and the Blues Club! In addition to the mystery options for both of these, we have a rather smashing list (if we do say so!) of colors (including some […]
Back To School! It’s Here!! Back to School season is upon us! It’s that magical time of year. Dry, crisp, cool air…the slightest change in the leaves…and, best of all, around these parts it’s time for all the knitwear! So, my friends, it’s time to get your knit on!! To inspire you, we’ve put […]
Barn Door! September is here and that means the most glorious time of the year is coming…Fall! For September’s Color of the Month, we chose a classic Plucky color beloved by so many, and perfect for the change in seasons…Barn Door! It’s a fantastic deep and broody red, yet, it seems to almost sparkle […]
Here are the #dailyplucky winners for August 2017! Congratulations and thank you so much for playing along and inspiring us daily!
Last Call for Selvedge and a Mad Fusion Party! It doesn’t seem possible that we find ourselves at the very end of August and speeding towards the start of Fall! Where did the Summer go?! While I love Summer and all that it brings, I confess that boot and sweater weather can’t get here quite […]
As a thank you for helping us reach 35k followers on Instagram (Yay!) all Plucky patterns will be 35% off for the next 24 hours! No limits and no code needed. Sale ends at Noon EDT on August 30, 2017.
Mad Fusion! We are delighted to introduce the latest Plucky Knitter Designs pattern…Mad Fusion!! Anything goes with this beauty, so, the only rule is to have fun and mix those bases with wild abandon!! This garter triangle shawl, knit on size US 13 needles (with the yarn held double, or triple, depending on what bases you decide […]
It’s here, It’s here!!! All of us at the barn have been hearing about The Total Solar Eclipse and the path of totality from Mr. Plucky for well over a year, so, you can imagine how excited we all are that it is finally here! We thought it would be super fun and festive to commemorate this […]
Wednesday, August 16th at Noon EDT, right here, on the Plucky Blog! It’s high time for some club festivities!! For this installment we are delighted to be offering The Gray Club and The Duets Club!! The Gray Club is an old favorite here at the barn …it’s given us some classic colors through the years…Hi-Ho Silver, […]
Yarn available in an IG (Instant Gratification) update is on hand and ready to ship. This means we are not be able to accommodate changes to orders once they have been placed. Likewise, we would respectfully ask that you not place an order then request it to be canceled. IG’s happen in real time […]
Woohoo!! An IG Update is hitting the Reserve! Don’t we all love a bit of instant gratification once in a while?! Well, this Friday, August 11th is your chance to get Plucky in an instant! You might be wondering how is this different from shopping the Reserve any other time – well, for starters, it’s more interactive. I […]
Wishes really can come true! We are having the the best time seeing the My Plucky Wish hashtags come in! You guys have got some imaginations!! We are thrilled to present to you the very first ‘My Plucky Wish’ colorway….introducing Deep Dish!! Thank you so much, Cassie, and congratulations!! We will have your skeins on their way to you next week…happy knitting! […]
Here are the #dailyplucky winners for July 2017! Congratulations and thank you so much for playing along and inspiring us daily!
And just like that it’s August and the color of the month is…. Selvedge! Selvedge. The color of blue jeans. I know jeans are the basis for 90% of my wardrobe so it seems appropriate that Selvedge could be a great launch pad for knit garments and accessories (all those cute colorwork wraps, hats, mitts […]
I know that’s not a toad, we’re just using some artistic license here 😉 We’re Like, Toad-ally in Love!! If there is one thing you should know about me when it comes to yarn (besides my undying love for all things gray), it’s that I completely adore neutrals with a twist, and green […]
It’s that time! Time for a new round of both Plucky Classics and Plucky Luxe! Sign-ups begin right here on the Plucky Blog beginning with Classics on Monday, July 24 – Wednesday, July 26, 2017 followed by Plucky Luxe, Thursday, July 27 – Friday, July 28, 2017. We are super excited to open up our subscription clubs! This time we’re starting afresh with […]
My Plucky Wish Would Be… Do you have a Plucky Wish? A color and base combination that has been living only in your dreams? Maybe it’s inspired by something you’ve seen or captured in nature, or maybe it’s based on an old favorite article of clothing. Or even favorite food or drink! Whatever inspires […]
Smile! It’s High Summer! Happy Monday friends! Here we are this fine Monday, right smack in the middle of Summer. So, we thought this calls for a festive, mid-week update of colors that scream Summer to us and work beautifully with Twill (because, everything does!). Speaking of Twill, you didn’t think we’d make Twill the color of […]
Here are the #dailyplucky winners for June 2017! Congratulations and thank you so much for playing along and inspiring us daily!
Ok, are we the only ones who blinked, and suddenly June was over?! We truly can’t thank you all enough for making this Anniversary month so special, and for helping us celebrate 10 years! This Friday, we’re wrapping up the festivities and going out with a bang! For starters, we are closing out the festivities […]
Congratulations! You’ve won a Golden Ticket prize! Thank you so much for celebrating 10 years with Plucky Knitter! We are so grateful for you and hope you will enjoy your Golden Ticket prize! Below, we’ve provided you with some instructions as to how to redeem your prize. No worries – you don’t need to […]
It’s official…Summer’s here!!! This week marks the official start of Summer here in these parts, and we could not be more thrilled! Long days, al fresco dining, porch knitting, flower gardens and fresh produce…all of this, plus wearing flip flops all.the.time, what could be better?! To celebrate the start of this delightful time of […]
Hey, hey…look what’s hitting the Reserve! Woohoo!! We’ve got a few more Anniversary surprises up our sleeves that will be hitting the Reserve this weekend, starting on Friday! For starters, there will be Shooters! These limited edition sets have four 50g skeins of Primo Fingering ($62), and we have put together five fabulous color sets, including some […]
The Anniversary Update!! It’s finally time for the main event!! While it’s true that we have festivities planned for the entire month of June (and maybe even a few sneaking into July – you know, the after party!), the highlight of this special month is always the Anniversary Update! I truly cannot believe Plucky is […]
Just For Giggles!!! When things go a bit sideways, sometimes, a good laugh is just what the Dr. ordered. After the website/tech issues this past week, we all decided that we could use a few giggles around these parts! So, let’s say we try this again, shall we? Introducing…Just For Giggles and Laugh Out […]
Here are the #dailyplucky winners for May 2017! Congratulations and thank you so much for playing along and inspiring us daily! For more info on how to enter these monthly contest, visit the link HERE.
Ten Years! Ten years. As I type this, I can hardly believe it’s true! This June marks 10 years since I started dyeing yarn in my little cottage kitchen and Plucky Knitter began. While there have been changes (not to mention a few studio moves) along the way, what inspired me back then inspires […]
It’s last call for Barely Birch!! We decided ending May with a last call was just the right thing to do! Today, May 30th there will be a pre-order update featuring ONLY Barely Birch, but on all available bases! The update will begin Noon EDT and go through 8:00 p.m. EDT (while supplies last) to accommodate as many as […]