December 24, 2014

Drop Stitch Cowl | Loom or Needle

Drop Stitch Cowl Pattern for Needles or Loom Knitting Spring Vine Cowl by Kristen Mangus (Originally published December 24, 2014)   This drop stitch cowl pattern was inspired from my Spring Vine Infinity Scarf, written in 2012. The cowl can be knit on a loom or needles. Drop stitches used in this simple cowl remind me […]

Knitting, Loom
October 22, 2014

How to Finger Knit a Blanket

Finger Knit a Blanket Can you make a blanket using just your fingers? Of course you can! Learn how to finger knit a blanket with my updated tutorial videos for both right and left handed knitters.  Scroll down for the videos. Using just four of your fingers you can make a large blanket by joining […]

Knitting, Loom
October 9, 2014

New Needle Resource Uploaded – k1tbl

Knit 1 through back loop   K1tbl or K1 tbl or K1b Most commonly k1tbl, these stitches all do the same thing.  They all knit in the back of the loop to produce a twisted type of knit stitch.  This forces the normal V look to the stitch into a Y and is stretchier. We […]

June 27, 2014

How to Wet Block your Knitting

Wet Block your knitting may sound scary or foreign but the fact is it can make your project sing!  It will make the stitches even out and open lace wok and cables nicely. How to Wet Block your Knitting “Even the professionals block” There are ways to steam knitting that can kill synthetic yarns but […]

Crochet, Knitting, Loom