Frequently Asked Questions

How can I subscribe to the Purl Bee?

To subscribe to the Purl Bee via an RSS reader, click here.

If you’d like to subscribe to Purl Soho’s weekly newsletter that features both the latest Purl Bee projects and the newest products on our shelves, please click here.

I am having a problem with one of your patterns. Can you help me?

Yes, we are always happy to help! Just leave a comment at the end of the story or pattern about which you have a question, and we will get right back to you!

Of course, if you’re in the New York City area, feel free to pop into our Soho store anytime we’re open, and one of our expert salespeople will answer every single question you have!

And finally, if you’re wondering about any of the products we sell at Purl Soho or at, please send an email directly to our customer service email address, right here.

How can I print or save as a PDF from the Purl Bee?

If you’re on a desktop version of the site, you will find a “print” icon in the right column just below the date and tags. If you’re on a mobile version of the site, you will find a “print” icon below the pattern and above the comments.

Follow the easy on-screen instructions to delete whichever parts of the pattern you don’t want to print or save. For example, you may decide to shorten the pattern by omitting certain images or the list of materials.

Are there additional photographs of your projects? Do you ever photograph your projects being worn by people?

YES! Whenever time permits, we do our best to photograph each of our garments and accessories on a person. Check out our Instagram feed for snapshots of our projects modeled by our fantastic retail team and Purl Bee designers.

Can I sell the items I make from your patterns?

We’re sorry, items made from our patterns cannot be sold or auctioned. All of our patterns are copyrighted and are intended for personal home use only.

Can I use your photo on my blog?

Yes, we’d love for you to share a photo from the Purl Bee, just please be sure to credit us by name and to link back directly to the Purl Bee. Please link to the specific project that is featured in the photo and not to the homepage.

Can I submit a project to be featured on the Purl Bee?

We are always excited to see our readers’ projects, but we are not currently accepting submissions.  If there is something you’d like us to see, the best way to share is by posting it on Twitter or Facebook.

How is the Purl Bee related to Purl Soho and

We are one, big family! The Purl Bee is craft blog, created for you by Purl Soho. For more information, please visit the About Us page.

What are your store hours and where are you?

For the hours and location of our New York City store, please click here.

You can also visit our Tustin, California warehouse if you’re in the southern California area. Please call 1-800-597-PURL for times and directions!

Do you teach classes? What kind?

Yes! Our Purl Soho store has a classroom staffed by expert (and patient!) teachers who teach knitting, sewing, crocheting, weaving, embroidery and more. To see our Classes + Events calendar, click here. To find out more about our classes, visit our Classes FAQ page by clicking here.