Lace Knitting: As Easy As Making A Paper Snowflake

Little girl holding up paper snowflake and smilingBy Liat Gat - Founder / Lace / April 10, 2015 / 42 Comments

Lace knitting is all about strategically placing holes in your knitting, just as when you cut holes in paper to make a paper snowflake. In knitting, make a hole by doing a yarnover (YO) increase, then add in a knit-two-together (k2tog) decrease to get your knitting back to the original number of stitches.

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Introducing: Fantastic Mosaics! Color Knitting for Everyone

Fantastic Mosaics ebook cover with 100% Happiness and Joy GuaranteeBy Liat Gat - Founder / News / March 28, 2015 / 2 Comments

New video knitting class is here! Mosaic Knitting is a basic color-knitting technique for beginner to advanced knitters. The trick is that you only knit with one color at a time. Learn how with 6 thorough videos and swatch exercises and practice on a striped Mosaic throw pillow pattern.

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Giveaway! Win a Copy of Fantastic Mosaics, Knitting Superstar, and 1-on-1 Time With Me

Dovetail Mosaic shawlBy Liat Gat - Founder / Mosaic Knitting, News / March 25, 2015 / 656 Comments

This was a fun giveaway to celebrate the launch of my newest class, Fantastic Mosaics. Knitters entered by sharing on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and by posting in the comments.

The Mosaic Knitting video class giveaway has ended, but you can still learn with our Mosaic Knitting video knitting class.

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How To Do Basic Mosaic Knitting – Video and Step-by-Step Photo Tutorial

Ballband dishcloth stackBy Liat Gat - Founder / Mosaic Knitting / March 24, 2015 / 74 Comments

In Mosaic knitting, you knit with one color at a time and use slipped stitches to create advanced-looking color designs. Learn the basic technique with this Mosaic Brick swatch pattern and free video. Practice with our recommended easy Mosaic knitting patterns.

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What Is Mosaic Knitting? An Introduction to Color-Knitting’s Best Kept Secret

Welsh Blanket Boomerangby Susan AshcroftBy Liat Gat - Founder / Beginner Knitting, Mosaic Knitting / March 22, 2015 / 51 Comments

Mosaic knitting is a beginner technique that make advanced-looking color designs simple. To get you inspired, here are a range of Mosaic knitting projects from beginner to advanced. Invented by prolific designer Barbara Walker in the 1970’s.

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5 Ways To Relieve Knitting Back, Shoulder, and Neck Pain – Video Demonstration with Posture Expert Esther Gokhale

By Liat Gat - Founder / Knitter's Life / January 10, 2015 / 44 Comments

I learned about Esther Gokhale (pronounced “Go-Clay”) when looking for help with back and arm pain after a yoga injury. In this video interview and photo tutorial, Esther teaches 5 ways to relieve back pain while knitting.

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Relax While You Knit: 7 Free, Intermediate, & Mindless Knitting Patterns for Christmas Day

By Liat Gat - Founder / Holiday/Gifting / December 21, 2014 / 12 Comments

Here are my favorite free pattern recommendations for intermediate mindless knitting during social events like Christmas day, or even knit night. Basic socks and hats top the list. These patterns will only occasionally require your attention as you knit.

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Relax While You Knit: 7 Free, Easy, & Mindless Knitting Patterns for Christmas Day

By Liat Gat - Founder / Holiday/Gifting / December 21, 2014 / 17 Comments

If your family is anything like mine, you may spend a lot of time on Christmas Day sitting around watching people unwrap presents. Here are 7 easy and free patterns you can knit while spending time with loved ones. Helpful video links accompany each pattern.

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The Ultimate New Knitter’s Toolkit – Needles, Yarn, Notions, and Supplies to Buy For Beginning Knitters

Canvas Tote Bag square crop smBy Liat Gat - Founder / Holiday/Gifting, Recommended Resources / December 17, 2014 / 106 Comments

Here is the ultimate knitting toolkit I recommend to support the new knitter in your life. Links to all recommended supplies like needles, yarn, knitting bag, and notions.

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2014 KnitFreedom Holiday Gift Guide Part 3: Stocking Stuffers

By Liat Gat - Founder / Holiday/Gifting / December 16, 2014 / 12 Comments

Wondering what gift to buy the knitters in your life for the holidays? Here are 7 knitting-related stocking-stuffer ideas for under $12.

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