We Are Knitters byJuanjo Oliva

We’re excited to let you know that We Are Knitters is once again opening our doors to Madrid’s international designer, Juanjo Oliva.       Juanjo Oliva, who after winning many prestigious awards, such as Best Collection at the L’Oréal Cibeles Fashion Show (three times!) or ELLE Magazine’s Style Award for Best National Designer in […]

How to knit the fleur-de-lis pattern

    Knit this bicolor pattern with us! The fleur-de-lis pattern can be used for many projects, and you can use it for any garment worked in stockinette stitch. It’s easy to work and you can practice the “stranded knitting” technique, and get practice knitting with two colors at the same time and leaving the […]

How to cast on rib stitches

I’m Anika @annidestages, and on my Instagram account, I post photos of my knitting projects and current inspirations. I learned to knit two and half years ago, and on Instagram I am able to combine my passions: knitting and taking photos. Quick projects are the ones that I like the most, so I’ve already knitted […]

How to knit the woven cable stitch

      Today we bring you a technique that’s as pretty as it is entertaining. It’s a type of stitch made by cabling that is also reversible.   For this tutorial, we’ve used the new Meripaca yarn in the color lavender. Isn’t it pretty? You will also need a pair of needles in right […]

7 Years of Wak

  Once again the date all knitters have been waiting for will soon be here, OUR BIRTHDAY! September is the month for new projects, it’s the perfect month to set new goals, new objectives, to renew materials and start conquering our dreams after recharging during summer vacation. It’s been 7 years of adventures with you! […]

Tips for casting on a lot of stitches

  I have to cast on 100 stitches? Ah! No! 250 stitches!!! It makes me want to give up before I even start, I’ll probably lose count and have to start over again. There must be a better way.   Yes, there is, and we will show you an easy and practical way to cast […]

How to crochet granny ripple stitch

Anyone who starts crochet knows that one day they have to make a quintessential granny square blanket. We’re going to teach you a variation of the classic stitch that is much easier because it’s crocheted row by row. You won’t have to join squares, and the effect is similar. An easy and cute pattern. It […]

How to make lace crochet flowers

      Although it may seem complicated, to make this lace crochet flowers is very easy. A motif we can use to create a lot of complements that may make our projects even more beautiful.   For our example we have used Pima cotton in bubblegum color with a 5mm crochet hook. The stitches you […]

How to crochet arrow lace stitch

  We’re going to crochet some lace arrows. For this, we’re using Pima Cotton in natural and a 5mm crochet hook. This a cute design for any kind of garment—scarves, jackets, tees—whatever you can imagine. Follow these steps and we’re sure that you’ll learn this pattern in a snap!   To make the arrow lace […]

How knitting impacts children

Today we’ll show you the many values and benefits that knitting can give to the little ones at home. Knitting is an activity that develops many cognitive and physical skills, it improves concentration, and it helps them focus on goals— all while having fun! We Are Knitters together with liliinthemoon hosted a small Kids Knitting Party […]

How to work the icelandic bind off

  Like all things, in the knitting world there are many different ways to do things. This time we will show you how to cast off using the Icelandic method. The ideal method to use with rib stitch, such as for cuffs, socks, or sweater hems. Very often when you cast off your stitches the […]

How to double crochet 3 stitches together

In this post, we teach you a new crochet technique: how to double crochet 3 together. With Pima cotton and a 5mm crochet hook, all you have to do is follow the instructions to crochet not only three stitches together, but also crochet 2, 3, or 4 stitches together to get a triangular shape. Additionally, […]

How to crochet in the round

      If you’ve ever seen the famous granny squares and fallen in love with their color and shape, or seen summer handbags made with chunky cotton that you’ll carry all summer, whether on the beach or in the mountains, or berets and crochet hats … they all start from the same stitch: they’re […]

How to Knit in the Round  

    In this post we’ll teach you how to knit in the round. The first steps to learning this technique will be learning how to cast on stitches and how to knit and purl using the continental method. To get started, you only need an 8mm circular knitting needle and a skein of our […]

How to knit color mosaics in garter stitch

In this post we will teach you how to knit color mosaics in garter stitch. A very easy way to knit your own colorful accessories. To do this you will only have to pick two contrasting colors that you like from our Pima cotton and US size 8 (5mm) knitting needles. It’s ideal to knit […]

How to crochet a flower border

    In crochet it’s easy to create borders of different kinds and styles, giving your garment a unique finish. In this post we teach you to make a flower border that you can add to shawls, scarfs, or even to decorate a summery basket. The materials we used are Pima Cotton in salmon and […]

How to drop a stitch

  In this post we will teach you how to give a lace effect to your garments, in which by dropping one of the stitches you will be able to make a bigger garment than expected. This way you will need less material to make summery and fun projects. To to it you only need […]

How to work the lace arrow stitch

  Today, a new stitch: lace arrows. The lace stitches are very versatile and besides they offer so much variety. You can work lace stitches with wool, cotton, or any other fiber, and the results are always fabulous. We used the We are knitters Pima cotton, with size US 8 (5mm) knitting needles for the […]

How to crochet 2 x 2 rib stitch

In this post we will show you how to crochet 2 x 2 rib stitch. It’s a basic, reversible stitch that you can use for the hems of your garments, beanies, cowls, bags, etc. For this type of stitch we will combine front post double crochet and back post double crochet. For this demonstration we […]

How to work reverse single crochet

When changing colors in crochet using the tapestry technique, sometimes the work doesn’t come out as well defined as we would like to be. That’s why at We Are Knitters we are always trying to innovate and look for new techniques that give us the most perfect pieces possible!   So, we’ve invented a stitch: […]

How to crochet the Solomon’s knot stitch

Today we will teach you how to make this crochet classic. The Solomon’s knot creates a lace texture of intertwined diamonds, based in single crochets and chains. It’s very easy to make, uses little material and the result is very pretty.   Let’s see how to do it:   Row 1: make a slip knot […]