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Hello, loom knitting & crafting community!

Welcome to 2019... I hope your holidays were good and you got plenty of time with family, friends and snuck in some relaxation time with your looms and other crafts. I took some well-needed time off and feel rested and ready to go for the 2019 loom knitting, winter season.

I have an exciting new project workbook to review today, sent to me from Kristen Mangus of GoodKnit Kisses. It's titled Yarn Project Organizer & Workbook by Kristen Mangus. Kristen is one of my favorite personalities in the fiber arts world.  Her bubbly personality is infectious and she never fails to put a smile on my face. Her instructional videos have been a wonderful asset to the loom knitting community and other fiber artists.

The book...


Hello to organization... I wasn't surprised when I received this book and immediately liked it. Who better to make a workbook for fiber artists than an experienced loom/knitter/crocheter. The book is exactly as it is titled, a notebook to keep track of all of your projects, tools, and lists. 

Included in this book... are sheets for projects, graphs, charitable donations, gift giving, sales logs, loom/needle/hook inventory. The project pages are the most useful for me as a designer. I love the box for attaching yarn labels. Frequently I am seen frantically looking through my couch cushions, studio and anywhere I can think of for these slippery little labels. Taping or stapling them to a project sheet will prevent this in the future, woohoo, life-changing! All of the sheets are perforated so you can tear them out and keep them with your individual projects.

Most fiber artists are givers by nature... The charitable donations and gift giving logs are going to help us organize the type of projects that are so close to our hearts. I could definitely use more focus when it comes to these type of projects. It will be nice to look back on last years projects so that I can be sure not to repeat similar ones the following year and just be able to take a breath and look back on all that I've accomplished.

Do you forget what looms, hooks, needles you have? Are they packed away in a drawer or box somewhere? The inventory lists included in this book will help you keep track of all of your tools.

It's not just for loom knitters! This project organizer is geared towards all fiber artists. The cheerful cover, photographed by Kristen, immediately draws you into the fiber world, inviting you to get organized in 2019.

All in all, I think this is a wonderful addition to the fiber arts community. I love new books and this one will help us be more productive in the new year!







We've finally gotten some of the headbands from the loom knit Earwarmer Collection I onto a model so that you can see what they look like when worn. Unfortunately, I accidentally forgot to photograph two of the headbands, oops. Thank you to our model, Danielle, for making my loom knit designs look so good. The gift giving season is coming up soon and these make wonderful homemade gifts.

Find them Here or on Etsy and Ravelry! You can also just click the pictures...


loom knit earwarmer, headband, loom knitting patterns, patterns
loom knit earwarmer, headband, loom knitting patterns, patterns

loom knit earwarmer, headband, loom knitting patterns, patterns
loom knit earwarmer, headband, loom knitting patterns, patterns

Hello readers! I have a new pattern announcement for fall 2018. A beautiful pattern for baby, The Parfait Stroller Blanket. This was a special blanket that I designed for a very special person in my life. I wanted something unique so I came up with a new tuck stitch pattern for the loom. I hope you like it as much as I do. Please follow the link below to learn more about the pattern or click any of the pictures! Happy Looming-Nicole








We have a new pattern collection now available on our Website, Ravelry and Etsy!
Read below about our new collection and view the pictures. These headbands make wonderful, quick gifts!
I hope you enjoy my latest collection...

Pattern Descriptions, loom and skill level...

10 unique earwarmer/headband patterns done on the loom! These make lovely, quick gifts for any occasion.

1. "Happy" Headband:  Double thick and featuring the word “HAPPY” this earwarmer is designed to keep your head extra warm. Perfect for the person living in a climate with cold winters. Directions are also given for a single thickness fabric (not pictured). Loom Needed:  3/8" Peg spacing (PS) with 80 pegs (Knitting Board, all-in-one, 3/8" ps loom used in sample). Level:  Confident Beginner

2. Twisted Turban Headband:  Single thick, twisted rib headband/earwarmer. This style headband molds the head nicely due to the ribbing making it extra comfortable. Loom Needed:  3/8” peg spacing, small gauge, round loom with 22 pegs (Knitting Board, all-in-one, 3/8" ps loom used in sample).  Level:  Confident Beginner and above

3. Center-Knot Headband:  Double thick and extra-wide, Faux rib headband/earwarmer. Although double thick, this headband remains light due to the faux rib made by slip stitch and molds nicely to the head. Ultra-soft warmth!   Loom Needed:  3/8” peg spacing, small gauge, round loom with 80 pegs. You may change peg count for other sizes but stitch numbers must be even. Directions are for adult sizes only (Knitting Board, all-in-one, 3/8" ps loom used in sample). Level:  Confident Beginner

4. Double-Wave Headband:  A fun and easy, waving color design is used to make this headband. The stitch pattern creates a thick fabric making this headband extra-warm.  Loom Needed:  5/8"-3/4” peg spacing, large gauge, round loom with 36 pegs. Pattern works in multiples of 4. (Knifty Knitter, 36 peg, red, round loom). Level:  Confident Beginner

5.  Petal Tuck Headband:  Double-thick edges that resemble petals and tuck stitch are combined to give this pretty earwarmer a totally unique look!  Loom Needed:  3/8” peg spacing, small gauge, round or adjustable loom with 78 pegs. (Knitting Board, all-in-one adjustable loom, 3/8" PS, was used to make sample). Level:  Confident Beginner

6.  Striped Headband:  The yarn and stitch pattern combine to give a sporty, yet feminine look to this soft earwarmer!  Loom Needed:  3/8” peg spacing, small gauge, round or adjustable loom with 78 pegs. (Knitting Board, all-in-one adjustable loom, 3/8" PS, was used to make sample). Level:  Confident Beginner

7.  Cable Car Earwarmer:  Three cable columns accent this classic earwarmer. The generous width will keep your head and ears warm while looking stylish. A row of buttons adds the final touch!   Loom Needed:  3/8” peg spacing, small gauge, loom with 20 pegs. (CinDWood, 3/8” peg spacing, 40 peg round loom was used to make sample). Level:  Intermediate

8.  Argyle Earwarmer:  Updated Argyle color pattern in subtle wintry colors make this the perfect cold weather accessory.  Loom Needed:  3/8” peg spacing, small gauge, round loom with 72 (small ladies) or 84 (medium/large ladies) pegs. (All-in-One Knitting Board adjustable loom was used to make sample). Pattern works in multiples of 12. Level: Confident Beginner, experience with Fair Isle is needed. [How to do Fair Isle!](https://thismomentisgood.blogspot.com/2018/03/how-to-do-fair-isle-on-loom.html)

9.  Braided Earwarmer:  Three columns of fabric are worked separately, then braided together to form this gorgeous headband. Wear it with the braid up front or turban style. It’s not only stylish but also very warm!   Loom Needed:  3/8” peg spacing, small gauge, loom with 9 pegs. (Knitting Board, CinDWood 3/8" Peg spacing looms or others).  Level:  Confident Beginner

10. Fishtail Earwarmer:  Extra thick and warm, cable earwarmer, that resembles multiple strands of rope going in opposite directions. Chunky yarn makes fast work of this headband!  Loom Needed:  5/8” peg spacing, large gauge, round loom with 24 pegs. (Blue Knifty Knitter used in sample, 20 pegs used).  Level:  Intermediate and above. You should be experienced with cables on the loom before attempting this headband. This pattern also requires the provisional cast-on and bind-off.

LOOM NOTE:  Although the loom used in the sample is given for each headband, any brand that fits the peg numbers needed and peg spacing is fine to use (brand of the loom does not matter in the final results)
























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