Learn 4 knitting increases and decreases using easy-to-follow video tutorials. Up your knitting game & level up your lacework with double increases and decreases, including: incto3, sk2p2, k3tog, & p3tog. Central double increases & decreases might sound intimidating, but they’re pretty & really useful in lace knitting.
With Halloween coming up, it’s fitting to talk about the best seasonal media to pair with your next Knitflix (or crochetflix or stitchflix or whateverflix, really) marathon. Since a couple of these are standalone movies and shorter pieces, we’re going to take a look at a few different shows that are perfect for Halloween!
Can you say fall neutrals? Keeping it chill color-wise was the name of the game this week. As much as I love color, I understand the appeal that subtle home decor and wearable accessories can have. Namely, I like to pair neutrals with really colorful things! Is that so wrong? ;)
Who among us doesn’t love a good marathon knitting & crochet session? Let’s define Knitflix & talk about why it’s so great. Plus, learn how you can get your favorite Knitflix companions featured on Hands Occupied!
Learn all about the workshops scheduled for the next few months. Let knitting expert Heidi Gustad of Hands Occupied teach you how to knit from scratch, or take a more advanced class if you’re ready to level up your knitting game.
You know, for it being Friday the 13th, this week’s picks ended up being decidedly cheery! All of these ideas are colorful, fun, free and fast, a recipe for any weekend to be filled with good luck, even if it starts on a superstitious day.
There’s a new knitting show in town, and everyone can watch it free on YouTube! The Knit Show with Vickie Howell is a Kickstarter-funded, studio quality craft show all about knitting and crochet. I was lucky enough to design a custom knit hat pattern especially for beginners for the show’s second-ever episode!
It is clear from the blogosphere that no 2017 home is complete without tassels and macrame. Whether it’s a room divider, planter, throw pillow, or a simple bookmark, there’s no excuse not to give it a try!
Every fall, I like to share a free pattern for red baby hats designed specifically for the American Heart Association’s annual Little Hats Big Hearts campaign. The AHA, along with tons of volunteers and partners around the country, distributes red hats to newborns born in the month of February.