I love how hairbands are a quick, easy project that you will be wearing all the time. They are super cute and no matter if your hair is long or short, they can keep it in place when you are active, help with a bad hair day, or just to add a cute detail to your outfit. Once you start making hairbands, it’s hard to stop!
Who doesn’t love colors that coordinate perfectly with each other? Last year, the Yarnspirations Pantone yarn was released, and I was mesmerized. Not only are the colors AMAZING, and the yarn super soft, the combinations were already done for me! So many possibilities.
If you missed Part 01 on how to cast on stitches and Part 02 how to knit stitches, click on the links to read first. Bind off a project Once you’ve finished your project, you will need to cast it off in order to get it off your needles without it falling apart. Here isContinue reading “Learn How to Knit. Part 3: Binding off a project”
One day, I was waiting for my train in an above ground station, as the winter had started to chill the Brooklyn air, and I was trying to text my husband and not freeze my fingers at the same time. I had to take off half of my glove every time I typed, and putting it back on when the air blowed. I kept thinking, there has to be an easier way, right?
And so these mittens were born.
To read part one of this tutorial on how to cast stitches, click here. The knit stitch (k) In part two of this tutorial on how to knit, you will learn The Knit Stitch. The Knit Stitch is the basis of knitting, of course. In patterns you will see it represented with aContinue reading “Learn how to knit. Part 2: The knit stitch. (with pictures and video!)”
This hat is knit in the round, if you have never knit in the round, I recommend using the magic loop technique. I specially like knitting in the round because there are no seams and therefore nothing to sew together, but it also gives it a cleaner look. Plus, with circular needles, your project always stays together, which works great for knitting on the run, if you like me find some knitting time in your commute.
Learn this easy to follow method for making crochet bobbles
En una ciudad dónde un momento hace frío, al siguiente te ahogas de calor y en cualquier momento puede llover, es mejor venir preparada. Me he dado cuenta que lo mejor es llevar varias capas de ropa faciles de quitar y que sean lo suficientemente versátiles. Y así fue que nació este cardigan tan lindo,Continue reading “Cardigan Sencillo Patrón de Crochet – En Español”
*This post may contain affiliate links* Haz click aquí para la versión de este patrón en Español In a city with a crazy weather where one moment it can be sunny and perfect and the next it can literally rain on your parade, layers are key. It also doesn’t help when you work in anContinue reading “The Easy Breezy Cardigan – Free Crochet Pattern”
Hello world! It’s exciting to start a new blog, but even more exciting to use it for helping you achieve what I did myself: teaching yourself how to knit. As a kid, I’d watch my aunts and grandmother crochet, and I knew knitting involved a sort of wooden sticks, but both crafts seemed too mysteriousContinue reading “Learn how to knit. Part 1: Casting on. (with pictures and video!)”