The rick rack rib stitch is one of those funky stitches that’s interesting to knit and packs a big visual punch. For a stitch that’s really just a matter of knitting stitches out of order, this stitch will quickly become a favorite.
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There’s a new Hands Occupied design in the latest issue of I Like Knitting magazine. The magazine’s editors have even dubbed this lovely lacy pattern the only shawl you’ll ever need!
Join the Read Along Knit Along, make a pair of fun socks & enter to win a bundle of prizes!
Who doesn’t love a good boot-friendly sock? They keep your toes warm while doubling as a buffer between blister-inducing boot tops, plus they are a great way to add a pop of color and texture to your outfit. The Rick & Roll Socks are the newest pattern from Hands Occupied.
The spring 2017 Read Along Knit Along is headed your way! Plan ahead with all the details in this post.
Get to know a new yarn. Take a look at how Gazzal Pure Wool knits and crochets up, learn its pros and cons, and enter to win a skein to try for yourself!
Little Hats Big Hearts pairs newborns with red hats and life saving information every year during American Heart Month. Read on for free patterns and donation information.
Learn how to pick up stitches with an easy video tutorial showing you how to pick up and knit stitches in a selvage edge.
Learn about the changes that have been going on behind the scenes at Hands Occupied, take a look at the new site, and celebrate the redesign with a knitting kit giveaway and a 40% pattern discount!