Blog Post: How To Knit Bobbles

pink bobbles swatchBy Liat Gat – Founder / Decorative, Intermediate Knitting, World Travels / June 27, 2011 / 20 Comments
Bobbles are a fun challenge for the decoratively-minded. Here I show you how to add small or large bobbles to your knitting. Practice your increases and decreases with this intermediate-knitting challenge. Read Post »


Blog Post: How To Crochet A Scalloped Edge or Border

By Liat Gat – Founder / Crochet, Decorative, Finishing / July 8, 2011 / 6 Comments
Use a crochet hook to create a scalloped border on your knitted projects. Even if you’ve never crocheted before, you will be able to create this easy decorative finish just by grabbing a crochet hook and following the video. Read Post »


Guest Blog Post: Beading: How To Bead With A Crochet Hook

Caryl Pierre - Knitwear DesignerBy Caryl Pierre / Decorative / October 14, 2011 / 4 Comments
Adding beads to your knitted garment can make it special, but it can also be tedious. In this step-by-step photo tutorial, knitwear designer Caryl Pierre shows us how to easily add the beads to each knitted stitch. Beaded handwarmer pattern included. Read Post »


Blog Post: How to Use a Pompom Maker To Make Huge, Puffy Pompoms

By Liat Gat – Founder / Decorative / November 18, 2011 / 4 Comments
While you can make a pompom without a specialized tool (and I show you how here), they come out big, fluffy, and perfect if you use a pompom maker. The directions for how to use a pompom maker can be hard to remember, so I made you this video as a reference. Read Post »






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Recommended Notion: Crochet Hooks by WooCrafts

Ergonomic Crochet Hooks WooCrafts square

Crochet hooks are useful to knitters for many tasks – adding fringe to a scarf, picking up dropped stitches, and adding crochet borders and embellishments. Any crochet hook with a soft handle will do.

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Recommended Notion: Pompom Maker by Clover

Large pompom maker clover square

A pompom maker is the easiest way to make large, fluffy, even pompoms. Clover sells a variety of sizes. PS – in my town of Sayulita, Mexico, pompoms are a way of life. They are used as curtains, earrings, keychains, and everything in between.

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Recommended Book: Knitting on the Edge by Nicky Epstein

Nicki’s books are a great resource when you want to fancy-up a basic pattern. You can find special ribbing, edging, and pattern stitches to finish off your projects the way you like.

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