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All of the knitting patterns, tutorials and inspiration from the Blog. There's a lot of it, so if you're looking for something in particular, the search bar at the top left might come in handy.
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! :)
Moon & Star Softies – Free Knitting Pattern
If you’re looking for a baby knitting idea that isn’t your standard blanket or sweater, this quick-to-make set of stuffed knit toys is just the ticket!
A Christmasy Soldotna Crop / Handmade Wardrobe
Read about one knitter’s Christmas inspired take on the Soldotna Crop sweater pattern by Caitlin Hunter, including tips for customizing for fit!
Triangle Rib Baby Hat for Charity Knitting (plus a Charity KCAL!)
The Triangle Rib Baby Hat knits up so quickly! Get your hands on this free charity knitting pattern for babies and start stitching for a cause. :)
Next Steps with knitCompanion
Next steps with knitCompanion: Learn how to knit more and frog less with one of the best apps out there for crafters.
Smiling Jack-o’-Lantern Knitting Chart for Halloween
Just in time for Halloween! Get the free knitting chart for an adorable jack-o-lantern motif that can be worked with intarsia or duplicate stitch.
The 45-Minute Wrap – Free Arm Knitting Pattern
Embrace the larger-than-life craft of arm knitting with a free pattern for The 45-Minute Wrap.
Boardwalk Duet & Fernlace Pullover 2.0 / Handmade Wardrobe
Handmade beachwear is so much fun to make! Find tips for achieving a good fit when knitting from a vintage pattern, and take a look at a handmade, 1940s-inspired swim set.