Color your world with Paintbox Yarns

Published on September 30, 2021 By Yaz Joy Vigus 5 min read

Paintbox yarns

Dive into the world of Paintbox Yarns for your daily dose of sunshine. Want to make eye-popping crafts for any and every occasion? Paintbox is your new BFF. Get ready for the softest, coziest, most affordable cottons, acrylics, wools, blends, planet-friendly recycled yarns and now even stranded cottons in every color of the rainbow. Discover a kaleidoscope of free knitting patterns and crochet projects to stretch your imagination! Are you ready for Paintbox? Because it’s ready for you.

Meet the stranded cotton collection and new embroidery patterns

Get ready for the latest family member to join the Paintbox universe! The stranded cotton collection is here to make a splash in the magical world of embroidery and cross-stitch. Arriving in a rainbow of Paintbox signature shades, this beautiful cotton will bring the sunshine to any project, whatever the weather!

Discover Paintbox stranded cotton

Embroidery and cross-stitch patterns to take you to the other side of the rainbow!

Discover The Stranded Cotton Collection

The Zodiac Pattern Collection is out of this world!

Inspired by the stratosphere and beyond this cosmic collection of knitting patterns is heaven on earth. If you love astrology and all things space, you'll love using Paintbox Yarns Metallic DK to bring some sparkle and shine to your wardrobe! We love the customizable Zodiac Beanie which comes with knitting charts for all the star signs! A great make for gifting to friends.

Go Starry-Eyed With These Celestial Patterns

Hunker down this autumn with the new Birch Breeze Cabin collection

Whether you're curling up under the stars or nestling on the sofa, the Birch Breeze Cabin collection brings you a swath of beautifully designed afghans you'll love hunkering down with as the nights get longer. Inspired by the colors and textures of autumn, from golden leaves to pumpkin spice, each knitted or crocheted blanket boasts its own character and cozy design features. Whichever free project you choose it's guaranteed to give you that warm and fuzzy feeling!

Discover the Whole Birch Breeze Cabin Collection

Love Halloween? Make one of these terrifyingly cute toys

These spooktacular amigurumi projects by Irene Strange are the ultimate trick or treat for kids and grownups this Halloween. From Pips the Pumpkin to Boo the Fiendishly Friendly Ghost, each creepy critter is worked in a continuous piece then embellished with all the fang-tastic detail last. Designed in purse-friendly super durable Paintbox Yarns Cotton Aran, these irresistible crochet toys are scream come true!

Meet All The Halloween Toys Here, If You Dare!

Travel to Portugal with the Tiles collection

For makers who love a challenge the Tiles Collection is inspired by the unique decorative language of the Portuguese azulejo. Boasting bold geometric design and ambitious colourwork, each of the 6 knitting and crochet patterns by Cassie Ward fills us with wanderlust!

Discover the Tiles Collection

Festive pals to crochet in time for Christmas

Whether you're gifting as a secret Santa or crafting yourself a holiday treat, these Festive Pals by Ilaria Caliri are definitely on the nice list. Crammed with more adorable detail you can shake a candy cane at, you'll love bringing these jolly characters to life with a little Christmas magic from Paintbox Yarns!

Sleigh Ride Over To Meet All The Festive Pals Patterns

Spice up your sweater game with the Ombre Rainbow collection

With sweater season almost upon us, it's never been a better time to reach for bright juicy shades of heavenly soft yarn that will make you (and your wardrobe) smile! The Ombre Rainbow collection is for creative souls, the free spirits and the adventurers who love to express themselves in all the colors of the rainbow!

Love Color? Discover All the Ombre Collection Patterns

Dip your toes into the Lido collection

Inspired by the charm and community surrounding Britains iconic lidos, this pool of stylish retro knitting and crochet patterns are perfect for summer. Light and breezy, whether you're hitting the beach for channeling your city swimmer, from the Surf the Wave tank, with cool intarsia motif, to the Choppy Wave t-shirt, inspired by the rippling water, there's so many beautiful designs to make a splash with this summer!

Dive Into The Whole Lido Collection

Up your style-game with the Sonora collection

Discover an oasis of ultra stylish shabby chic crochet patterns with the Sonora collection by The Queen Stitch. Inspired by the Sonoran Desert, there are five exquisite crochet patterns to be discovered. Perfect for hot summer days and adventures in the sun! Which one is your favourite?

Discover More About The Sonora Collection

Introducing the Cocoon collection

Introducing Cocoon, the snuggliest collection of patterns from Paintbox Yarns, perfect for staying cozy whatever the weather! From the soft and chic Snuggly V-Neck Sweater to the Easy Slip On Sweater, designed in demure ice cream shades of Vanilla Cream and Champagne White in Paintbox DK. If you like getting wrapped up in the cushiest cardi’s on the yarn block why not try making the gorgeous Crochet Batwing Coat or knitted Warm Hug Wrap for the ultimate snug-fest!

Knit your socks off with these snazzy Paintbox designs!

There's nothing better than a jazzy pair of hand knitted socks and with Paintbox's sock yarn it's never been easy to get those happy feet! If you're feeling like dipping your toes into our sock knitting guide which will take through the steps!

Talking Traditional Prints pattern collection

Somethings never go out of style. Tartan, chevron, and houndstooth - these traditional patterns are knitting pattern staples. Paintbox takes these classic prints and turns them on their head. Say hello to the cropped Multi Tartan Sweater knitted in five Paintbox Yarns Simply DK colours, and the zingy Poppin’ Houndstooth Poncho in Paintbox Yarns Simply Aran. Take your pick from the Paintbox rainbow of shades for your knits! Makers, it’s time to add some timeless joy to your closet.

Browse FREE Paintbox Patterns

Color your world with #PaintboxYarns

Variety is the spice of life. Seville sunshine, the fresh zest of a lime, the sweet taste of candy floss, a clear blue sky, and those hot pink lips. These are just some of our favorite things. They are also the inspiration behind our Paintbox shades. Take your pick from a rainbow of hues - ice-cream colors, earthy tones and shimmery metallics. Can’t decide? Choose a color pack. The world is your canvas, let’s fill it with color!

Dare to be different. Feel electric. Share the love. #PaintboxYarns

Paintbox Yarns

From recycled yarns to classic stash busters, there's a fountain yarns in all weights, colors and fibers to choose. Affordable and available in oodles of shades, these stash busting yarns will never go out of style.

Recycled yarns the planet will love

Paintbox's growing collection of recycled yarns has all the pick and mix signature shades we love while being eco-friendly. Talk about yarny goodness! With our beautiful planet needing as much help as she can get, Paintbox's recycled range is great for eco-warriors who want to make bright head-turning sustainable crafts!

Fill Your Home With These Planet-Friendly Projects from Paintbox

Classic yarns we love

Shop Paintbox Yarns

Pick Your Paintbox Pattern

About the author

Yaz Joy Vigus

Yaz Joy Vigus is a Copywriter at LoveCrafts. She loves creating inspiration pages, roundups and content for the LoveCrafts community. She’s experienced first-hand how crafting can help practice mindfulness and wellbeing. One of her fave ways to unwind is curling up with her latest crochet project and a good movie! 

Visit our international sites: Worldwide | Germany | Australia