Manhattan Magic Mittens with Flip Top – Crochet Pattern

Manhattan Magic Mittens with Flip Top – Crochet Pattern

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.

Learn how to knit. Part 2: The knit stitch. (with pictures and video!)

Learn how to knit. Part 2: The knit stitch. (with pictures and video!)

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 a (k).   Follow [...]

Bumblebee Knit Hat – Free Knitting Pattern

Bumblebee Knit Hat – Free Knitting Pattern

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 how to knit. Part 1: Casting on. (with pictures and video!)

Learn how to knit. Part 1: Casting on. (with pictures and video!)

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 mysterious [...]