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.
April 19, 2019

Change Loom Knit Patterns to a New Gauge or Yarn

We’ve all done it! I know exactly how it feels to scour Google, YouTube and Pinterest for … just the right pattern. Then that moment of excitement when you see the picture of the perfect pattern. Success!! You click the link in anticipation to snatch the free pattern or start the video tutorial rolling. Then […]

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April 12, 2019

Needle Knit Seagrass Slouchy Hat

By Kristen Mangus Meet the textured sister of the Sisal Stitch: the Seagrass Stitch!  (See full details and videos of both stitch patterns in this post.) This stitch has a natural slant to it depending if your are whether you work it to the right or left.  The Seagrass Slouchy Beanie quickly knits up in […]

Knitting
April 12, 2019

Needle Knit Sisal and Seagrass Stitches

I love learning new stitch patterns and turning them into pattern designs. I developed two stitch patterns back in 2013 for the knitting loom and decided it is high time to start using them on my needles too. The needle knit Sisal and Seagrass stitches both have a woven look with a rich texture that […]

Knitting
April 5, 2019

Loom Knit Seagrass Slouchy Hat

By Kristen Mangus It’s almost time to hit the beach! Can’t you just picture the rolling waves, the sand, the long tufts of seagrass waving in the breeze? I designed the Seagrass Stitch back in the 2013 to capture the look of a woven seagrass basket. Recently I decided to use the stitch to create […]

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