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Author: Danielle

Chloe Kim’s Hat is a Hit! Knit a Hat Like The One Worn By The Teenage US Snowboard Sensation …

Update: I’ve had quite a few requests for this hat. If you’re interested, leave a comment below and I’ll email you back with details. You could also consider this option from We Are Knitters. Here are SEVEN different options – have fun with it … yarn recommendations below. Get the patch from OnTheBeachBoutique: PATTERNS: 1) Pattern: Chunky Knit Hat by Sparkly Twig – Made with Wool Ease Thick & Quick on size US 15 – 10.0 mm needles 2) FREE Pattern: Olympic Inspiration by Barrettangie – Made with Sublime Yarns Lola on US 15 – 10.0 mm needles 3)...

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Society Socks – a Meaningful Subscription Service For a Very Worthy Cause

Did you know that socks are the least donated, but most needed clothing item? Homeless shelters don’t accept used socks (can you blame them?), so they’re more difficult to come by compared to other used clothing items like shirts and pants. Enter Society Socks with the solution! For every pair of socks that is purchased through the Society Socks subscription program, another pair will be donated to charity. Currently they donate socks to The Covenant House and the YWCA, with more charities coming on board soon. For $17/mo, you’ll get two pairs of awesomesauce socks every month – shipped...

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Blame Canada For This Charming Pair of Maple Leaf Socks – Knit ‘Em Up, The Pattern is FREE!

“An uncle of mine emigrated to Canada and couldn’t take his guitar with him. When I found it in the attic, I’d found a friend for life.” ~ Sting What does that quote have to do with knitting? Nothing! That’s just too good not to share … we can blame Canada for Sting! (just kidding Sting, I think you’re great …) Get the pattern FREE via Ravelry, designed by Emma Badowski. PATTERN: Maple Leaves Socks by by Emma Badowski. SUGGESTED MATERIALS: This post contains affiliate...

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Knitting Makes Lots of Appearances at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang, South Korea!

Updated February 13th, Chloe Kim’s hat has everyone talking! Next, via “As the official sponsor of the Canadian National Freestyle Snowboard Team, Burton designed exclusive outerwear for the team to wear during halfpipe, slopestyle and big air snowboard competitions at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang, South Korea.” Next up, he’s baaaack! The Finnish snowboard team’s coach Antti Koskinen is knitting again … via Yahoo Sports. “If you followed the Sochi Olympics closely, you may remember Koskinen. He’s done this before. Koskinen explained to Yahoo Sports back in 2014 that he brought out the knitting kit in...

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New Book! “Knits & Pieces: A Knitting Miscellany”

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