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2020 – The Year of the Slipper

Brusca yarn by RetrosarioBy Mary Claire Phillips - KnitFreedom Knitting Expert / Felted Slippers, Guest Posts / October 25, 2020 / 17 Comments

I don’t know about y’all, but 2020 for me has been the year of the slipper. Now that I spend so much time at home, slippers are the perfect way to putter about the house.

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How to Calculate How Many Yards of Leftover Yarn You Have

Yarn on scale sm squareBy Mary Claire Phillips - KnitFreedom Knitting Expert / Yarn / October 24, 2020 / No Comments

Have some leftover yarn and a kitchen scale? Here’s a helpful guide showing how to calculate how many yards of leftover yarn you have.

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Correction: Yardage Info for Felted Slippers

Malabrigo RastitaBy Liat Gat - Founder / Felted Slippers / October 23, 2020 / No Comments

The yardage posted in version 1.1 of our Felted Slipper pattern was calculated for only one slipper, not two! The correct yardage is: 90 (130, 180, 330, 440) yds 100% wool DK-weight yarn.

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Clarification: You Do Not Need to Use Signature Needles On Our Felted Slippers Project

By Liat Gat - Founder / Felted Slippers / October 22, 2020 / No Comments

I’ve heard from some students that they are looking for Signature needles for the Felted Slippers project. Just to clarify, you do NOT need to use Signature needles. ANY needles, straight or circular, in US size 10 will be fine.

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Peek Inside The Felted Slippers Class

Slippers Milo hands 1 sm square cropBy Liat Gat - Founder / Felted Slippers / October 21, 2020 / 8 Comments

In response to our last post, many of you said that felted slippers sounds like a perfect project for you right at this time. Here are details about the price, knitalong start date, and what you’ll need in terms of yarn.

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New Subscribers – Come Say Hi!

Knitting Superstar original image square crop 2 smBy Liat Gat - Founder / Community / October 21, 2020 / 13 Comments

Welcome to KnitFreedom! If you’ve just signed up, you’ve got wonderful things in store. Download your free patterns, get your Video Knitting Dictionary, and come introduce yourself.

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New Video Class Coming Soon! Felted Slippers

Felted slipper with puzzle and plush dinosaur square crop smBy Liat Gat - Founder / Felted Slippers, News / October 14, 2020 / 182 Comments

I’m putting the finishing touches on a BRAND NEW VIDEO CLASS for you! It’s called “Easy Norwegian Felted Slippers,” and although it’s the perfect class for beginning knitters, even advanced knitters will enjoy knitting along with me in these 11 videos.

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My Backstory – How I Got Started As a Video Knitting Instructor

Liat Gat TV tourBy Liat Gat - Founder / Liat's Story / October 12, 2020 / 10 Comments

I credit knitting with saving my life, as it was the instigator for getting me out of eating disorder treatment and connecting me with a pure and positive outlet for recovery.

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Introducing Mary Claire Phillips, KnitFreedom’s New Knitting Expert

Mary Claire profile pic square cropBy Liat Gat - Founder / News / September 14, 2020 / 16 Comments

I’m so excited to introduce to you the newest member of our family, Mary Claire Phillips. Texan expat and resident of Washington, D.C., Mary Claire is joining the KnitFreedom team as our new Knitting Expert.

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Our Mission: To Help Retirees Become Knitting Superstars

Woman with yarn balls on her headBy Liat Gat - Founder / Our Philosophy / August 26, 2020 / No Comments

KnitFreedom was created with one goal in mind: Help knitters over the age of 65 become Knitting Superstars. Why focus on knitters over age 65? Because that is where our website can make the biggest difference.

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