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Kristen Mangus

Kristen is a multi-talented entrepreneur with a heart as big as Texas. She is the owner of GoodKnit Kisses whose mission is to inspire, encourage and empower people through education and design. She’s built a large and loyal online community of followers by sharing her personal passion for loom knitting, needle knitting, crochet and all things creative through YouTube tutorials, Facebook live broadcasts, blogs and pattern design. 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.

How to Loom Knit: Linen Scarf (Free Pattern)

Inside: Loom knit linen scarf pattern with full written instructions and tutorial videos for left and right handed loom knitters. So soft, so cozy, so easy!  The Linen Scarf combines a light weight yarn and a regular gauge loom to create a soft fabric that drapes beautifully. I love the linen stitch for many reasons. …

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Loom Knit Grandma’s Rectangle Blanket (C2C)

Inside: Free pattern for loom knit Grandma’s Rectangle Blanket that includes written instructions for 2 sizes (crib blanket and twin size) plus details to teach you how to customize the size and fully-captioned tutorial videos to show you each step. Grandma’s Rectangle Blanket lets you loom knit a simple corner to corner blanket as a …

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How to Needle Knit Grandma’s Rectangle Blanket (C2C)

Inside: Learn to needle knit Grandma’s Rectangle Blanket with this free pattern. This corner to corner (C2C) blanket features a double eyelet edge, stockinette center and has instructions for 2 sizes, baby crib and twin size blanket. Includes fully captioned tutorial videos! You know what I love about the Zoom calls with my YouTube VIPs? …

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Learn to Loom Knit Grandma’s Striped Blanket

Inside: Loom knit Grandma’s Striped Blanket with this free pattern and tutorial videos. Includes written instructions to make a square blanket in 6 sizes from baby lovey to jumbo throw plus fully captioned tutorial videos for both right and left handed loom knitters. As I continue this series with variations on Grandma’s Favorite Dishcloth, I …

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Needle Knit Grandma’s Striped Blanket with my Free Pattern!

Inside: Learn how to needle knit Grandma’s Striped Blanket with this free pattern and video tutorials. Includes 6 sizes from baby lovey to jumbo throw. I love how creativity works, don’t you? It’s been exciting to see how a simple pattern like Grandma’s Favorite Dishcloth grew and developed with some easy design changes. First, a …

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Learn to Needle Knit Grandma’s Eyelet Blanket!

Inside: How to needle knit Grandma’s Eyelet Blanket pattern. Includes written instructions for 6 sizes from baby lovey to jumbo throw plus full knit along tutorial videos for right and left handed knitters. I just finished the loom knit version of this classic blanket and now it’s time for the needle knit Grandma’s Eyelet Blanket. …

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C2C Loom Knit Grandma’s Eyelet Blanket: Free Pattern & Video

Inside: Written instructions for the loom knit Grandma’s Eyelet Blanket pattern in 6 sizes and complete loom along tutorial videos. Can I just say… I’ve been having a blast reimagining the classic Grandma’s Favorite Dishcloth pattern. So far, I’ve added a double eyelet border, used a stockinette center and used it to design a shawl. …

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Loom Knit the Edelweiss Blanket in 4 Sizes

Inside: Loom knit the Edelweiss Blanket with this free pattern and video tutorial. Includes 4 sizes from baby lovey to couch throw. The delicate edelweiss blossom covers the mountainsides of the Alps and now you can duplicate that delicate floral texture with my Edelweiss Blanket.  If you’ve been following me, you’ve seen this stitch pattern …

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Learn to Loom Knit Grandma’s Eyelet Shawl

Inside: The loom knit Grandma’s Eyelet Shawl free pattern and video tutorials for both right and left handers. I don’t know about you, but one of the first knitting projects I learned on needles was Grandma’s Favorite Dishcloth. It’s a simple, adaptable pattern that’s a classic for beginner knitters. I converted the pattern to the …

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