The Magic Carpet Throw Blanket by Heidi Gustad can be found in the new Knitting with Disney book by Tanis Gray! (Insight editions, 2021)
Hands Occupied, 11 years on 😳
A look back on 11 years of Hands Occupied, and a look ahead at what’s to come.
High Desert Yarn Review & Giveaway
New yarn alert! Knit Picks High Desert is available in a range of jewel tone colors & two weights. Take a closer look & enter to win FOUR skeins of this versatile yarn that’s 100% American from sheep to skein.
Yarniversal Championship Belt Design Diary & A New YouTube Series
Let’s take a look at how my recent obsession with professional wrestling resulted in a wooly reimagining of the WWE’s Universal Championship title belt, just in time for Wrestlemania. I share how I took this project from a grief-induced grain of inspiration and crafted a fully functional belt combining basic embroidery and punch needle rug hooking.
Dimple Stitch Video Tutorial
If you love a knitting stitch with a LOT of puffy texture, the Dimple Stitch is for you! Get to know this fun stitch that lives precisely up to its name in a new video tutorial.
Little Butterfly Stitch (a.k.a. Bowknot Stitch) Video Tutorial
Learn how to knit an adorable stitch with two names. The Little Butterfly Stitch (also known as Bowknot Stitch) adds so much character to simple stockinette. Only a little funky to knit, and it packs a huge visual punch!
Diamond Brocade Stitch Video Tutorial
Learn how to knit the beautiful Diamond Brocade Stitch in an easy-to-follow video tutorial. This stitch has a clear right side and is worked over 8 rows.
Color Value for Makers
Let’s talk a bit about color theory for makers, beginning with the concept of color value. This is a great place to start if you’re having trouble selecting yarn colors for projects.
5 Types of Yarn Ball & How to Work with Them
Learn about 5 common yarn ball types, what they’re called, and how to work with them!