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 […]

How to knit lacy butterfly stitch

In this tutorial we are going to learn how to knit the lacy butterfly stitch. It is a relatively easy stitch to do if you follow the instructions below.     To do this stitch you just need some pima cotton from We are knitters and size 8 needles. To make this stitch you need […]

How to knit overlapping waves stitch

    You’ll love this wavy stitch pattern, it’s perfect to use to make a little blanket or to incorporate into light garments without making them too lacy.   The waves made in this stitch run vertically, and slightly overlapping, we are sure you will love them.     Stitch knit over a multiple of […]

How to sew the clasp into your clutch

One of the features that distinguish our clutches, besides their design, is our clasp. In each of our tape kits, for all of our clutches, you will find a squeeze frame clasp so that you can keep your cell phone, keys or wallet safe, and still be stylish. Today we will show you how to […]

Hook Nook: The inspiration.

Who are you, Jessica aka Hook Nook? Goodness. Now THAT is an open-ended question! Let’s see, I am a mother to two kiddos, and a wife to an absolutely incredible tattoo artist. I love coffee, red wine, cupcakes, staying home all day in my pajamas, playing with ALL the yarn, and shopping. I really, really, […]

Knitting Party: Le Perchoir, Paris

Spring is here, and what better way to celebrate than by organizing a knitting party in your city with our knitters?   Le Perchoir is the perfect place to knit in Paris in the springtime, because it is located on a roof top terrace with views of Paris, and decorated in as many colors as our […]

Things that all knitters hate

  Today in WAK we want to take out our most patient (and naughty 😉) side making a compilation of the situations we go through when your big hobby is knitting or crocheting. And how many of us have had to listen, answer, even said, and put up with that cascade of questions that repeat again […]

How to knit a line of flowers

  Learn to knit this unique stitch and add it to your projects. With a couple of rows, you’ll create a line of flowers that you can do in a contrast color so that it’s more visible. Think it’ll be too difficult? We say no! Grab your needles and check out our video to easily […]

How to knit wave stitch

      If the borders of your projects and garments need more life, try adding a border with a different texture that really draws attention. It’s a quick and easy solution that will give a new look to your pieces.   This stitch is a multiple of 33 stitches + 2 extra to create […]

How to Keep Balls of Yarn from Unraveling

  Surely, like me, you have a ton of yarn in a thousand colors and in a thousand boxes, waiting for a project that you still haven’t found. Then when you finish a project, you have a bit of yarn left over, and what do you do with it? The yarn becomes a tangled mess. […]

How to crochet 2 color wave stitch

  Surely you’ve see a ton of blankets with these waves! We suggest that when you have a long weekend you venure into making a blanket with this stitch. It’s called wave stitch, and here we’ve  made it with 2 colors, but if you want you can make it with as many colors as you […]