If you’re looking to make your gifts just a little more personal this year, why not try knitting up a cozy for them? I think this wrapped wrap idea is perfect for smaller gifts like jewelry, but you can also adapt this pattern to fit a nice bottle of wine, coffee cup, or anything else you can think of.
Knitting & Crochet
Twelve Ornaments of Christmas, Volume Two!
Tuck in with your yarn and a cup of cocoa to to create something sweet this holiday season. We’ll knit and crochet ornaments to trim our trees, top our presents, and stuff our stockings starting November 28.
Winter Cable Knit Beanie
Knit an adorable cable knit beanie for winter with this free pattern that comes in adult and children’s sizes.
A Thankful Giveaway & Pattern Sale!
Enter to win two skeins of Louet Gems fingering yarn, a free knitting pattern, and a copy of The Knitter’s Journal. Plus, learn how to get 20% off in the Hands Occupied pattern store.
Things to Crochet
There’s something so whimsical about crochet! It’s so so perfect for creating structural objects like toys, hats and hooded garments, even for beginners. Crochet is just fun to do, and a great way to change up your crafting routine. Why not try one of these great new patterns this fall?
Read Along Knit Along Live Author Chat!
Exciting news! Bonnie-Sue Hitchcock, author of our Read Along Knit Along book The Smell of Other People’s Houses (TSOOPH), will be live chatting about the book in our Ravelry group this Wednesday, November 2 at 1 p.m. CST!
How to Count Garter Stitch Rows
As a beginning knitter, I always found counting garter stitch rows challenging. Learn how to count garter stitch rows with this beginner friendly knitting video tutorial.
How to Knit a Garter Tab
Learn how to work an easy garter stitch tab with this knitting video tutorial. This easy-to-master knitting technique is a staple among shawl knitters. You’ll commonly find garter tabs used to cast on shawl patterns.
Other People’s Houses Shawl pattern / RALKAL Kickoff!!
Get the free Other People’s Houses Shawl pattern and pick up a copy of The Other People’s Houses by Bonnie-Sue Hitchcock. We’ll be knitting this shawl and reading the book between October 10 and 31. Join us on Ravelry for a discussion of the book! Join the discussion, read the book or knit the shawl for your chance to win prizes!