Astoria Top – Knitting Pattern

Astoria Top – Knitting Pattern

The knitted top search led me to a lot of beautiful tops, but I never felt truly confident that it would fit my body type. Most bralettes are designed with smaller chests in mind, which sometimes have made me sol jealous of cups A and B. But one of the wonderful things about knitting is that you have the power to make things however you want, and to fit you like a glove, provided that you have enough patience.

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 [...]