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.
My book, Latch Hook: 12 Projects for the Modern Maker, is now available!
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!
Latch Hook Book Unboxing & Project Preview Video!
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!
Traveling Afghans Knit Square 20 & Triangle Rib Tutorial
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!
The new Hands Occupied YouTube Channel is live! Check out the first videos, subscribe, and help me decide what tutorials to make next.
New in the Shop: Exclusive Enamel Pins!
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! :)
Happy 10th Birthday, Hands Occupied!
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!
Bomb Popsicle Latch Hook Pattern & Tutorial
Learn how to make this bomb popsicle-inspired latch hook wall hanging with a free pattern and tutorial. Latch hook is making a comeback – are you ready? ;)
7 Reasons to Knit Seamed Sweaters
Sometimes it may seems like seamless sweaters are the only way to go, but let’s take a look at 7 reasons to knit a seamed sweater – you might find yourself ready to mix up your making!