How to make a straight seam when crocheting a circle

  One of the best things about crochet is that we can make many things in different sizes and different shapes using the same technique. For example, using the same stitches we can crochet straight rows, circular rows, or in the round like we do to make amigurumis. But sometimes even with all the variety […]

How to crochet crossed stitches

It’s possible to create new textures in crochet just by combining simple stitches with imagination. This is the case for this crossed texture stitch that is made using chains and crossed double crochet. This combination is known as crossed trebles.     Let’s see how it’s done.   Make a foundation chain of 4 chains […]

Free pattern: cube coasters

You can never have too many coasters! Crocheted coasters are a quick and easy project and you can even use up all those bits of leftover wool and cotton you have around the house. And there are so many different models that it’s impossible to get bored 😉 Today we bring you a cube shaped […]

1760 Sweater x Skillshare

To welcome in the arrival of winter, we’re bringing you a new collaboration with a free pattern that you can use to make your new favorite sweater this season.   With our good friends at Skillshare and Our Maker Life, we’re offering you a WAK exclusive pattern, the 1760 sweater and a series of videos that include […]

How to count stitches in a row

There comes a time in every knitter’s life when they want to design their own knitwear or adapt a pattern they’ve already to their own style. We’re not going to lie to you, creating patterns or adapting them is not always easy, but it’s definitely worth the effort. You’ll create unique garments! You’ve probably found […]

2016 in We Are Knitters

2016 is almost over!   It’s been a great year for all, and although it’s sad to say goodbye, we have to let it go to welcome 2017, which is going to be even better. None of this would have been possible without all of you, and so the whole We Are Knitters team would […]

How to prevent stitches from sliding off your needle

No knitter likes to drop stitches, it’s a pain in the neck! When you’re nearly done with a sweater and you have to put your work down, only to pick it up again to realize several stitches slipped off the needles…a nightmare. To prevent this from happening make sure to leave your work in a […]

Free pattern: Christmas Stocking

The holidays have already arrived, and there’s nothing like knitting for them. The holidays are already here and there’s nothing like Christmas time for knitting. For the cozy days ahead, we bring you one of our most seasonal free patterns: a Christmas stocking! Otherwise known as the best compliment for your holiday decor.   To […]

Knitter Series: Tricotriu

When did you start knitting? In 2012 I saw Pepita on a TV show knitting a wool hat with WAK Wool in the color honey and I was fascinated. When I was little I tried to learn from my grandmother but it was when I saw that TV show that I was completely hooked.   […]

#WAKventcalendar

The holiday season has arrived and regardless of what you’re celebrating, you’re probably looking forward to time with friends, family, and of course, lots of knitting. This December, we’re giving you the chance to make your winter a little warmer with our first annual #WAKventcalendar Instagram giveaway. What is #WAKventcalendar? WAK + advent calendar = […]

What to do with leftover cotton yarn: hangers

Don’t know what to do with leftover cotton yarn from your WAK kits? Well here’s an original solution: cover wooden hangers with different colors. This project is really easy and you can use up all those odds and ends of cotton yarn. You only need three things: wooden hangers, glue or a glue gun (we […]

How to crochet in a spiral

  The crochet technique we are going to show you today is very useful for many crochet projects. Crocheting in a spiral or around a foundation chain can be used to make amigurumi, baby booties, the base of a bag…and it’s not at all difficult. Grab your crochet hook and your favorite yarn and start […]

4 Ways to add crochet borders

If you’ve never added a crochet border to one of your projects, today just might be the day. A border adds personality to a project, and gives them that professional touch that we like so much. But choosing the right border can be a challenge. We have to decide on the color, the stitch pattern… […]

How to do crochet extended single crochet

  Hello knitter! Today we are going to show you how to do a variation of the single crochet, the extended single crochet. As you already know, the only differences between crochet stitches are the number of times you wrap the yarn around the crochet hook and the number of times you pull the yarn […]

How to cast off with a tapestry needle

  Today we are going to show you a new way to cast off your project: using a tapestry needle. Although we’ve already shown you several ways to cast off, you’re going to love this method, because it makes for a very elastic cast off, almost as if it were the cast on instead of […]

 Free pattern: Thanksgiving

  These little crochet pumpkins are perfect to keep cookies, candies and sweets, and at the same time decorate your home for the fall season. You use the same technique as you would to make amigurumi, working in the round for each piece, you can find the pattern here: MATERIALS – One skein of petite […]