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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 Eyelets (Plus a Free Pattern!)

Inside: Learn how to loom knit eyelets for lace knitting with these written instructions and tutorial video. Includes free blanket square pattern. We all love the beautiful openwork of eyelets. They’re what adds the movement of the stitches to lace knitting. Lace knitting is easy to work on the loom and you can create stunning, …

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How to Knit: V Eyelet Lace Stitch Pattern

Inside: Learn how to knit the V eyelet lace stitch pattern. Includes written instructions for 2 common blanket square sizes, knitting chart for the stitch pattern and fully-captioned tutorial videos. While working on the lesson How to Knit 3 East Eyelets I designed a simple eyelet lace blanket square. But I really wanted to play …

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Announcing! Updated 2021 Knitting Loom Guide

Inside: The updated 2021 Knitting Loom Guide has dozens of new looms from CinDWood, Knitting Board and Kiss Looms. Includes looms on the market up to December, 2021. The 2021 Knitting Loom Guide is an essential resource book for loom knitters. This book is loaded with information about knitting looms. It’s NOT a “how-to” book* that teaches …

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Needle Knit Vertical Herringbone Ribbed Hat in 6 Sizes!

Inside: Make the needle knit Vertical Herringbone Ribbed Hat with this free pattern & tutorial video. Includes written instructions for 6 sizes from Baby to Adult and right & left handed tutorial videos showing the pattern from start to finish. Vertical Herringbone Ribbed Hats By Kristen Mangus A downloadable PDF of this pattern is available …

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Loom Knit Vertical Herringbone Ribbed Hat in 5 Sizes

Inside: Learn to loom knit the Vertical Herringbone Ribbed Hat with this free pattern and tutorial video. Available in sizes Toddler, Child, Small, Medium, and Large. The Vertical Herringbone Ribbed Hat makes a warm, thick hat perfect for the coldest weather.  It features a ribbed brim, vertical columns of the iconic herringbone stitch and a …

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Crochet Herringbone Ribbed Hat in 5 Sizes: Toddler to Adult

Inside: Make the crochet Herringbone Ribbed Hat with my free pattern. Includes instructions for 5 sizes from toddler to adult and tutorial videos. The iconic herringbone stitch is a favorite of mine. The rows of nested “V” stitches create a smooth, dense fabric. I already taught how to crochet the herringbone stitch and designed a …

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How to Loom Knit the Pyramid Stitch

Inside: Learn how to loom knit the pyramid stitch pattern with my easy to follow written instructions, chart and tutorial videos. Includes free blanket square pattern in 2 common sizes. How many ways can you combine knits and purls to create unique stitch patterns? Thousands? Millions? There are nearly limitless stitch patterns that use just …

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How to Knit the Pyramid Stitch

Inside: Learn how to knit the pyramid stitch pattern with my easy to follow written instructions, chart and tutorial videos. Includes free blanket square pattern in 2 common sizes. How many ways can you combine knits and purls to create unique stitch patterns? Thousands? Millions? There are nearly limitless stitch patterns that use just knits …

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How to Crochet Bobbles for Beginners

Inside: Learn how to crochet bobbles with detailed instructions and tutorial video. Includes free blanket square pattern with your choice of more or less bobbles! I love bobbles! Those round, puffy circles that pop out of your fabric add depth and detail to your project. Use a few bobbles for an eye-catching detail or crochet …

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