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!
Watch Heidi react to seeing a copy of her first book for the first time. Join her for a flip through the book and a look at the projects you can make with Latch Hook: 12 Projects for the Modern Maker!
Learn how to knit Square 20 of the Traveling Knit Afghan featuring the triangle rib stitch. Free pattern and video tutorial available!
The new Hands Occupied YouTube Channel is live! Check out the first videos, subscribe, and help me decide what tutorials to make next.
We officially have enamel pins in the Hands Occupied Shop, folks! I worked with an illustrator friend to develop these adorable designs inspired by the knitting community. Which is your favorite? Does this spark ideas for potential future pins? I want to know! :)
It’s hard to believe it, but it’s been TEN years since the first blog post went live on Hands Occupied. Read a little about the Hands Occupied timeline, the latest Latch Hook book news, and some surprise updates coming later this week!