Tuck in with your yarn and a cup of cocoa to to create something sweet this holiday season. We’ll knit and crochet ornaments to trim our trees, top our presents, and stuff our stockings starting November 28.
Knitting & Crochet
Knit an adorable cable knit beanie for winter with this free pattern that comes in adult and children’s sizes.
Enter to win two skeins of Louet Gems fingering yarn, a free knitting pattern, and a copy of The Knitter’s Journal. Plus, learn how to get 20% off in the Hands Occupied pattern store.
There’s something so whimsical about crochet! It’s so so perfect for creating structural objects like toys, hats and hooded garments, even for beginners. Crochet is just fun to do, and a great way to change up your crafting routine. Why not try one of these great new patterns this fall?
Exciting news! Bonnie-Sue Hitchcock, author of our Read Along Knit Along book The Smell of Other People’s Houses (TSOOPH), will be live chatting about the book in our Ravelry group this Wednesday, November 2 at 1 p.m. CST!
As a beginning knitter, I always found counting garter stitch rows challenging. Learn how to count garter stitch rows with this beginner friendly knitting video tutorial.
Now that I’m designing full time, I’m finding myself in the delightful position of having a lot of designs on my plate. As a result, I am going to be in need of some test knitters (and soon test crocheters as well!) for designs.
Learn how to work an easy garter stitch tab with this knitting video tutorial. This easy-to-master knitting technique is a staple among shawl knitters. You’ll commonly find garter tabs used to cast on shawl patterns.
Get the free Other People’s Houses Shawl pattern and pick up a copy of The Other People’s Houses by Bonnie-Sue Hitchcock. We’ll be knitting this shawl and reading the book between October 10 and 31. Join us on Ravelry for a discussion of the book! Join the discussion, read the book or knit the shawl for your chance to win prizes!