How to cast off for rib stitches

Casting off is one of the most recurring subjects any knitter encounters. And the same way there is a perfect way to cast on depending on the project, there is also important to choose a type of cast off that adapts to whatever we are knitting.   It’s not the same to cast off a […]

How to work japanese short rows

  To work short rows is a basic skill every knitter should have. This technique is good for a multitude of projects and is one that is good to know by heart because of its uses. Although you already know some ways to work them, we don’t want to leave out other new ways, who […]

How to create a hem in your knitting project II

Not so long ago we taught you how to hem your knitted WAK garments and today we want to teach you a slightly different method, and so round up the lessons on hemming  knitted garments, so you can apply them wherever you want or need to! This kind of hem is ideal for top-down sweaters, […]

How to knit two color Brick Wall stitch

Today we’re going to show you how to knit this original two color pattern that looks like a brick wall. It may look complicated, but it’s actually easy for beginners, because even though you use two colors, all you need to know is how to knit and purl. Bet you weren’t expecting it to be […]

How to create a hem in your knitting project

Sometimes we don’t want the usual finish for our knitting project, that is, we’d like to do something more original than a rib or rolled edge (which happens when working stockinette stitch to the very edge of the garment). Other times, to modify the edge may be necessary to add more structure to the garment, […]

How to Knit in public

Lately I’ve been hearing everywhere a phrase that will sound familiar, for sure. The phrase is: “Not enough time!”. For a while we had the constant idea that we are very creative, but we cannot find an outlet for all our ideas. But, if we don’t have to? If we simply need to change the […]

How to knit netted stitch

The netted stitch is so easy to knit and yet so intricate looking, that any knitter worth their salt should have it memorized. You can use it for lots of projects, especially those that call for a delicate finish or for summery garments. Besides, it’s the star stitch in our Juliet Tee kit! We made […]

How to Double Knit

The knitting technique we are going to teach you today is one of the coolest you’ve ever seen in the knitting world. It’s double knitting, which creates a piece of knitting with one color on each side, and no “wrong side”. We can create motifs and work using charts, and the resulting fabric is much […]

Knitwear Is Forever ft. Ozetta

Hi! Hailey from Ozetta Knitwear here, and today I am going to share a little bit about one of my favorite knitting projects with WAK. I had the wonderful opportunity to make the Simone Cardigan during the holiday season and squeeze in some “me knitting time” while on vacation. While I am vacationing I love […]

Free pattern: Crochet mask

Make this crochet mask and wear it to all of your Carnival parties. You just need a few minutes and your favorite color of WAK wool!   MATERIALS To make your mask you will need: – A few yards of The Wool (we chose the color forest green). – a beechwood size 19 crochet hook […]

Free pattern: how to make a circular wall hanging

Wall hangings are becoming a fashionable trend. We can use them to decorate almost any room in the house, and if we make them ourselves we can customize them to our taste. We can make wall hangings using cardboard, wood, embroidery hoops… and choose the materials we like best. Today we are going to show […]

How to knit the two color Daisy Stitch

Break out your needles to learn how to knit this new stitch! It’s one of the most well known among knitters; we’re going to show you a classic: the daisy stitch. We wanted to add a special touch by combining two different colors of our Petite Wool, but you can knit it in one color […]

How to organize your yarn for knitting intarsia and jacquard

We all know how hard it is to concentrate when knitting projects in intarsia or Jacquard. Holding two or more colors at the same time, making sure the stitches come out perfectly…that’s enough to concentrate on without worrying about the different colors getting tangled together! That’s why we want to give you some ideas in […]

 What benefits does knitting have on your health?

Knitting is in! Just ask celebrities like Sarah Jessica Parker, Ryan Gosling, Russell Crowe or Krysten Ritter, who are proud to show off their knitting skills.     Besides making original and unique designs like those we offer in our knitting kits  you can improve your health thanks to the benefits that this hobby offers. […]

How to crochet a buttonhole

  Crochet offers unmatched flexibility compared to other needle crafts. We can make all kinds of garments and accessories quickly and easily, adapting them as we go.  Today we are going to show you how to make buttonholes in your garments so you can add buttons with no problems. Take your crocheted jackets up a […]

Free pattern: crochet mittens

To keep your hands warm in Winter, there’s nothing better than mittens made by yourself! It’s very easy to find mittens knitting patterns, but not so easy if what we want is crochet patterns. With this free pattern we’ll teach you how to make your own mittens using the softest and warmest yarn, besides they’ll […]

Hygge, the secret to happiness

Did you ever ask yourself what happiness is? Yes, today we’re feeling meta-philosophical at #weareknitters. True happiness resides in little things, or actions, that we already do without really giving them much thought. The Danish, the happiest people in the world, who have been practicing true happiness for more than 200 years, coined this phenomenon […]