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.
September 21, 2018

What Can YOU Make With Loops Yarn?

Thanks to Michaels for sponsoring this post, sharing their photos and encouraging us to craft. Have been to your local Michaels store lately?  If so, you’ve seen an amazing new yarn, Loops by Loops and Threads. With stitches sewn into the yarn you can knit with no tools.  All you need are your hands.  Now […]

Crafts, Knitting, Yarn
September 17, 2018

Loop Yarn Seed Stitch Cowl

Have you seen Red Heart Loop It Yarn yet?  It’s pretty amazing!   Red Heart sent me a couple skeins to try out and I am loving it.  I designed this loop yarn seed stitch cowl and it knit up in just a couple hours.  You seriously won’t believe how easy this yarn is to use. […]

Knitting, Yarn
September 14, 2018

Easy Planned Pooling Afghan | Premier Everyday Plaid

You’ll be right bonny snuggled up this winter under this lovely Blackwatch Throw.  This easy planned pooling afghan pattern from Premier Yarn has a striking plaid band on a background of navy blue that would put a smile on the face of any Highlander. Once you’ve learned the basics of planned color pooling I think […]

Crochet
September 7, 2018

Easy Planned Pooling | Plaid Fringe Scarf

Easy planned pooling?  Can’t be done.  If you ever tried to create a perfect plaid with a variegated yarn you know it’s tricky.  One skein will pool beautifully, but when you switch colors it won’t work.  There’s no yarn that can give you consistent results… until now.   You know I’ve been chatting up Premier Yarn’s Everyday […]

Crochet, Yarn