An update on where Hands Occupied is headed in 2021 after a much-needed break.
A quick update on taking a short break to recharge for the new year!
Check out some festive finds for the 2020 making season!
Wet blocking, also called immersive blocking, is one of the most common methods for finishing a knitting project and helping ensure its final size and shape. Learn basic blocking for absolute beginners in an easy-to-follow video tutorial.
I recently realized that taking on a larger, challenging project as well as a fun one might help me cope with the rest of this, uh, wild year.
Learn how to knit the Twice Turned Stitch in a brand new video tutorial. Using a combination of twisted and slipped stitches, this stitch knits up into a nice dense fabric that would be right at home in a warm sweater.
Learn how to knit the deceptively easy anemone stitch. This stitch has a clear right side, and creates a dense, timeless finished fabric.
New video tutorial alert! Learn how to knit the Tassel Stitch, which creates a flexible, wearable fabric with a clear right and wrong side. This advanced beginner-friendly stitch pattern is worked over 12 rows and a multiple of 6 stitches plus 1.
Stop (or start?) the presses! My first book, Latch Hook: 12 Projects for the Modern Maker, is now available. Learn where to get your hands on a copy to infuse your yarn crafting with a bit of JOY!