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!
On Hands Occupied, yarn crafts are everything that fall outside the scope of knit and crochet. You'll find ideas and tutorials for pom poms, tassels, macrame, weaving, latch hook & more in this section of the site.
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.
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? ;)
Whip Stitch Binding in Latch Hook
Learn how to bind latch hook project edges using whip stitch with this step by step photo tutorial.
How to Finish Nooks & Crannies in Latch Hook
The hardest part about finishing latch hook projects is dealing with small nooks and crannies. What do you do when your edge has no seam allowance? What to do when edges are fraying before your eyes? Learn how to troubleshoot challenging finishing spots in this tutorial.
Non-Square Latch Hook Finishing Tutorial
Not all rug making projects have to be square! Learn how to finish latch hook projects with curved and diagonal edges in this in-depth tutorial that helps you make modern latch hook projects.
Square Latch Hook Finishing Tutorial
Learn how to do finishing in latch hook projects with square edges. This is a work-as-you-go method that helps you save time during the rug finishing process.
What’s up, 2020? (No seriously, what is going on?)
What I’ve been up to on my book hiatus besides writing a book), and plans for the rest of the year to come, including some surprises!
Giant Friendship Bracelet Table Runner for Friendsgiving
Make a giant friendship bracelet-inspired runner for your Friendsgiving table! Knotted with 100% American wool, this easy project doubles as a hostess gift and macramé scarf.