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.
November 28, 2020

Crochet a Decorative Accent Basket for a Quick Gift

Inside: Learn how to crochet a Decorative Accent Basket with my free pattern and easy to follow video tutorial.   It all started with a yarn box subscription. Subscriptions are a great way to get exposed to new yarn types. In my Yarn Yay box earlier in the year I got two skeins of Tshirt […]

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November 21, 2020

Get Cozy This Winter with the Crochet Feather Cowl

Inside: Crochet Feather Cowl pattern including tips and video tutorial. Cozy up with a beautiful Feather Cowl this winter.  The unique feather stitch pattern creates an elongated fan of stitches that nest together to create a lovely design.  This cowl is fully reversible making it easy to add some length to convert it into an […]

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November 21, 2020

How to Crochet: Feather Stitch Pattern

Inside: How to crochet the feather stitch pattern as a flat panel or in the round. Includes two methods for the foundation row. I love unique stitch patterns! When I crochet it’s exciting to discover a new stitch. Remember the first time you successfully made a bobble? It’s pretty satisfying when you see a picture […]

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November 15, 2020

Bump Out the Border with the Crochet Crab Stitch

Inside: Crochet crab stitch border instructions, tips and video tutorial. You just finished pulling the last loop through your hook. You look down at your finished blanket and think, “It needs a little something more.” What it needs is a crab stitch border to give the edge a finished look. The crab stitch is a […]

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