All posts by: Kristen Mangus

Kristen Mangus
About Kristen Mangus
Kristen is a multi-talented entrepreneur with a heart as big as Texas. She is the Owner, Host and Creative Director of GoodKnit Kisses. GoodKnit Kisses is a company positioned to inspire, encourage and empower people through education and design. She’s built a large and loyal on-line community of followers by sharing her personal passion for knitting and all things creative through YouTube video tutorials, Facebook live broadcasts, blogs and patterns. Her vision is to leave an inspired crafting world for future generations that continues to teach and reach others. She and her husband, John, have three amazing kids.
January 16, 2021

How to Knit for Complete Beginners: Overview

Inside: Learn all the basics of needle knitting with my tutorial series: How to Knit for Complete Beginners! Here at GoodKnit Kisses my motto is Stitch your love and love your stitches! But it’s more than a motto for me. Learning to knit is about sharing a piece of yourself with the world. I knit […]

January 16, 2021

Stay Cozy with this Chunky Loom Knit Basketweave Cowl!

Inside: Learn how to make the loom knit Basketweave Cowl with this free pattern and tutorial videos. Cold winds are blowing, but they don’t bother me a bit! Stay cozy this winter with a super chunky Basketweave Cowl.  This easy loom knit pattern uses just knits and purls to create the iconic basketweave pattern.  This […]

January 9, 2021

Adaptive Loom Knitting: Using a Stand with Clampable Loom

Inside: Use a loom stand with a clampable loom for an adaptive loom knitting technique if you have mobility or dexterity issues. Why did you start loom knitting? I started loom knitting to help with postpartum depression after my youngest child was born. I turned to crafting to keep my hands and mind busy. In […]

December 19, 2020

Make a Needle Knit Edelweiss Hat for Someone You Love!

Inside: Full pattern for the needle knit Edleweiss Hat. Includes written instructions for sizes Toddler to Adult Large and tutorial videos for both right and left handed knitters. The delicate edelweiss blossom covers the mountainsides of the Alps and now you can duplicate that delicate floral texture with my Edelweiss Hat.  This fitted beanie is […]