Mlle Sophie: The inspiration.

  Who are you, Mlle Sophie? I’m the founder and creative director of Breaking the Wool, a knitting start-up based in New York. I’m also an author and I just launched my third book.   What motivated you to create Breaking the Wool? When I grew up, many people had negative prejudices about knitting: it […]

What to do with leftover yarn: wool tapestry

Today we want to teach you how to make this special tapestry so that you decorate the most special space of your house. It’s full of fringe! Its texture will catch the eye of anyone who sees it, and you can have it ready in a few hours using only leftovers of your WAK wool. […]

The Meripaca

Have you heard of the ALPACA? The alpaca is a domestic species that comes from the camelidae family, having a strong genetic introgression from the llama. Their domestication has been going on for thousands of years. Its geographical distribution ranges from the Andes, northern Argentina, western Bolivia, northeastern Chile, from Ecuador and the Andes of […]

Super Lacey Stitch

If you’re looking for a cool, summery stitch, you can’t miss this lace pattern! It’s perfect for all types of garments and lightweight accessories, and it’s much easier to knit than it seems. You can combine it with any of our other stitch patterns to create a totally unique design. For this example, we used […]

We Are Knitters’ 6th anniversary

Another year, another September. The best month of the year. Why do we say this? IT’S OUR BIRTHDAY!  Every year our knitting family grows and every year we’re more excited, so to celebrate our birthday (and hopefully many more!), we’re starting the celebration with a special 25% discount sitewide. The best part? You don’t need a code to enjoy it! […]

I-cord Cast Off

  In today’s post, we are going to show you a new way to cast off in your knitting projects. As you’ve already seen on our blog a few ways to cast off, but today’s is special because it creates a cute, decorative border. It’s made by creating an i-cord or cording while you’re casting […]

Our new collaboration: Oeuf

Photo By Molly Magnusun

1.What are the values of OEUF? What does your motto ‘Be good’ means?  Be good is really a global philosophy, it works for pretty much everything!  It’s amazing how simple your choices become it you just always try to do the good thing.  Of course at Oeuf, we are committed to making good products; that’s […]

Yarn terminology: Weight

What’s grandma’s weaving? What’s a relaxing hobby? Is it the new yoga of the 21st century? Well, we can say to all of these– yes! And what’s more, there’s a terminology around this ancestral tradition that has lasted to our days. There is a vocabulary for yarn that describes its characteristics, including its composition, and […]

How to put elastic thread into your garments

We love learning how to better preserve our knitted and crocheted projects. After taking the time to choose colors and create our garments, we do not want them to get ruined. That is why it is so important to learn how to take care of our clothes well so that they can last us much […]

Another way to pick up stitches and make borders

  In today’s post, we want to teach you another way to pick up stitches in your work and knit a border worked in the direction that you like. You can use this technique to add detail to any garment, or if you need enlarge a sweater or another project. That way you won’t have […]

Help! A Pattern in Spanish

  Searching the internet, you find a crochet pattern in Spanish– help! Will I be able to understand it? Don’t worry! After reading this post and saving the cheat sheet that we’ve prepared, you’ll be able to complete any pattern. Crochet chart language is practically universal. It doesn’t really matter whether the pattern is written […]

How to perfect your intarsia

  The intarsia technique is one of the most dreaded for knitters.  Making the change between skeins correctly is the most important thing when we knit intarsia because the stability of the whole project will depend on how we change colors between each section.   Although at first glance we find it quite complicated, making these […]

The Hand Painted Sprinkle Pima Cotton

At We Are Knitters we never stop innovating and thinking about you, the knitters. After the success of  our confetti colors in Meriwool, we have the privilege and honor to present you our latest product:   The Hand Painted Sprinkle Pima Cotton   This new color of cotton is dyed by hand in a totally […]

How to Make a Celtic Granny Square

Today we are going to show you a technique to make granny square very different than those we are used to seeing. It’s made using chains, single crochet, and double crochet, and is easy enough to make even if you have only a little experience with crochet. Let’s see how it’s made.   Circle 1: […]

How to Make I-cord Bind Off

  If you are looking for an original way to finish your knitwear and give a different touch to your borders, you cannot miss this technique! Use an icord bind off around the entire edge of the project to make it look unique. You’ll see that this is super easy with our tutorial and remember […]

How to knit a border with lace hearts

  Add this small border with heart motifs into your knitting projects. We will use simple yarnovers to create the shape of the heart, so in reality it is not a complicated pattern. We think that it would look perfect on the sleeves of a cotton sweater, for example… This stitch uses a multiple of […]

Summer Giveaway #FromWhereIKnit

After so many months of hard work and effort…summer is finally here! And what better way is there to start it off than a giveaway with us here at We Are Knitters? To participate, all you have to do is upload a photo knitting/crocheting something WAK onto Instagram, being sure to hashtag #FromWhereIKnit and #WeAreKnitters […]

How to make flower stitch in crochet

  This beautiful flower texture is made by chains, double crochet and slip stitch. However, despite being a combination of basic stitches, crocheting them requires some skill. This is why we recommend this project if you’re at an advanced level of crochet.   Let’s see how it’s done.     Row 1: Chain 7 and […]

Free pattern: Crochet a cotton basket

  Are you one of those people with a house overrun with yarn? Don’t know what to do with all those stacks of magazines? Today in the blog we give you the solution to your problems, teaching you to crochet this practical cotton basket.     MATERIALS To make the basket you will need –2 […]

How to make macramé fringe

We can decorate our scarves, shawls or blankets by finishing off the work with some beautiful macramé fringe, giving texture to even the simplest pieces. These flowers are created with the two most basic macramé knots. You’ll see that it’s simpler than it seems. Before you begin, make sure your work ends with an even […]