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Knit a Pie Crust! How To Bake a Knitted Pie for Thanksgiving or Any Holiday With Help From Knits For Life

Knit a Pie Crust! How To Bake a Knitted Pie for Thanksgiving or Any Holiday With Help From Knits For Life

Check out this yummy goodness from Jill and Lorna Watt of Knits For Life!

knits for life knitted pie

In 2015 they also made a blackberry one for Pi day!

knits for life knitted pie

Originally made and submitted by Lorna back in 2013, these fabulous knitted pies get a ton of love every Thanksgiving so I thought I’d give this post an update this year. Here’s what Lorna submitted with her amazing knitted pie pics, all those years ago:

“This Thanksgiving I decided to top all pies by knitting the lattice crust of my homemade spiced apple pie. It was kind of like being a kid playing with playdo all night in the kitchen… for 3 hours! I used Trader Joe’s Pie Crust, with trips in and out of the freezer when it got too sticky. Chop sticks and straws helped keep my warm hands off and work in the small spaces. I struggled to brush the egg white on, then inspiration struck: why not put egg whites in the misto? Voila! Fancy sugar sprinkles and some foil to prevent browning, and it came out perfectly.”

Looks fabulous – a perfect hack for knitters and foodies alike. Here’s what the process looked like:


Who’s up for the challenge?

Read more about the original apple pie over at Ravelry OR check out the updated blackberry tutorial here.

Thanks Lorna! Happy Thanksgiving to all! XO

knits for life knitted pie

INSTRUCTIONS: Knit Pie Crust, designed by Knits For Life.


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Danielle Holke is a long-time knitter, first taught by her beloved grandmother as a young girl growing up in Canada. In 2008 she launched KnitHacker, a lively blog and knitting community which has since grown to be a popular presence in contemporary knitting culture, reaching more than a million readers each year. As a marketing professional, Danielle advises and works with a motley squad of artists, yarn bombers, film makers, pattern designers, yarn companies and more. Learn more about her latest book, Knits & Pieces: A Knitting Miscellany.


  1. So great! Want to try it. 🙂

  2. Is it available in superwash? I thought not . . . 🙁

  3. Haha! So cool!! I’m not sure I’d have the patience for this, but I would totally try!! I love it.

  4. It’s delicious, want to try that one. 🙂

  5. Very unique! Would love to try this myself! Thanks for sharing!


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