Tuesday, December 27, 2011

Knitting Scarf Patterns for Beginners

The best knitting scarf patterns for beginners are interesting, go quickly, and help you learn to recognize your stitches and start to learn to fix mistakes.

Practice knitting and purling and taking out your mistakes.

This mistake-rib scarf is a perfect example of knitting scarf patterns for beginners, because it uses chunky yarn so it doesn't take forever. The 2x2 rib help you learn and practice the purl stitch, as well as recognizing knit and purl stitches.

If you make a mistake on this scarf, you can practice backing up or taking out your stitches. This video shows how you can learn all these skills and more.

Download 4 more knitting scarf patterns for beginners, and start breaking out of beginner knitting today!

Saturday, November 12, 2011

How to Knit Brioche Stitch

I just wanted to let you know I've just published a brand-new video knitting e-book for your next project: Brioche Knitting! Brioche Knitting Video E-Book

Here's what Chuck D from Chesapeake, VA had to say about the new e-book:

"Good evening Liat. :-) I have been sitting here for the past hour or two watching your course. I am about to go on to chapter 5 but had to stop to write you.

I love, Love, LOVE your Brioche course. I feel like it has already paid for itself with just the little tips alone that you have passed along so far.

I don’t mean to talk bad about the Interweave class I purchased, but there is just no comparison between the two courses.

One of the many things I found frustrating with the Interweave material was I was constantly shouting at the screen “wait…what are you doing…what did you just do…I can’t see the details of the work because your hands are in the way and you are not explaining it”.

I bought that course two weeks ago and still haven’t watched it all the way through. I found myself constantly going to YouTube for clearer brioche video demonstrations and explanations. And the most frustrating thing of all was the way it was presented… I was looking for ” first you do this, then you move onto this…etc. . Well that’s not the way it was. It didn’t progress logically in an A followed by B followed by C fashion.

I have been fixated ( a bit of an exaggeration, but I wanted to make the point ) on your presentation. Not once have I had a problem seeing or understanding what you were doing or explaining. And it began in such an understandable and methodical way. Everything keeps building on what was previously covered…. And the videos are OUT-STAND-ING ! ! 

Thank you SO MUCH for all of the time and effort you put into your work. I’m sure I speak for many others when I say that I am a better knitter because of you. Thank you again so much… -Chuck. :-)

Check out the new Brioche Knitting Video Course today!

Friday, September 23, 2011

Happy Birthday!! Party and Gifts All Around! Today ONLY

Cute Chocolate Cupcake with One CandleGuess what?! KNITFreedom is celebrating its first birthday today! Last September I quit my job, set up my home office, outlined Become a Knitting Superstar, set up my camera, and started filming - the rest is history!

I'm so grateful and happy that you've joined me in this journey towards Knitting Superstardom - whether you've been with me from the very beginning (thank you!!) or have just discovered KNITFreedom (welcome aboard!!) - it's because of you that KNITFreedom is thriving and helping more and more knitters feel totally confident and skillful, knitting things they never thought possible.

SOOO….. You're invited to the party!! I've got so many cool things planned for us on this special day. The party is going to be a world-wide media blitz, suggested by KNITFreedom Forum member Watercolorgirl. AND it goes along with a contest! AND a giveaway! AND a sale! AND goodie bags!

Okay: the media blitz goes like this - it works online and offline. Today, please post, blog, tweet, google+, link to, tell someone about… KNITFreedom. Post on Facebook with a link to the KNITFreedom Facebook page, tweet about @knitfreedom on Twitter, put up a link on your blog to knitfreedom.com, put a link up in a Ravelry forum to knitfreedom.com, tell a friend about KNITFreedom and help them sign up for the newsletter anything! Let's make a shout of joy for Knitting Superstardom ripple around the knitting world!

Now, my birthday gift to you: in response to the great feedback I've gotten on the full-video version of the Two-at-a-Time Mittens video e-book, I've gone back to my first video e-book and re-mastered it to create the full-video, non-streaming version of the Video Knitting Dictionary. Now you can truly have a video knitting dictionary on your computer to use whenever you want - no Internet connection needed!

To keep the gift-giving going, why not give a friend the gift of a KNITFreedom e-book today? Do you have a friend who wants to learn CABLES, MITTENS, or SOCKS? You can gift any of my e-books from my store on Ravelry - all you need is their email address. Shop my store and click "send as gift" in the corner to get started. Looks like...

  Ravelry Send-as-Gift icon 

 Here's a bonus to help you get gifting - EVERYTHING in the KNITFreedom store is 30% off - today only! No coupon code needed - just shop the KNITFreedom store today and get 30% of anything you choose, for yourself OR a for friend!

  30 Percent Off Today - Shop Link 

One last thing - a beautiful and sweet gift that you can give to KNITFreedom that is free is linking any projects you have to my e-books on Ravelry and commenting on the e-books. Even if you don't have a great picture, anything helps! If you've started the mittens, made the cabled legwarmers, or made a pair of socks on Magic Loop, go to the store, click on the e-book, and click "Cast On" to link a new project to the e-book. That way, other Ravelers will know of your successes!

A cute happy stick figure by Liat
Thank you so much for joining me in celebrating!!

Thursday, August 11, 2011

Lots more knitting videos added to KNITFreedom!

I've been working hard to reorganize the menu and usability of KNITFreedom, the site with the best free knitting videos on the internet.

Liat modeling the Basic Magic Loop hat in purple - slouchy version

You can now access all my free intermediate knitting videos through the menu bar - just hover over the menu to browse different cast-ons, pattern techniques, finishing techniques, and Magic Loop pointers.


Saturday, March 26, 2011

"Become a Knitting Superstar" Is Now Available For Sale!

I am so excited and proud to bring to you the future of knitting instruction! I wrote 157 pages of material, and filmed over 100 high-resolution videos - and I have created it just for you.

Are you ready to have an expert knitting instructor at your fingertips at all times? To have more confidence, relaxation, and knitting speed than ever before? Let's GO!

Go to KNITTINGSUPERSTAR.COM to find out exactly what is in this fantastic new resource and get your copy today!

Hear what MariGayle has to say about becoming a Knitting Superstar!

<a href="http://www.linkedtube.com/KsWSl3KkR2Uf8d071bb0b1367ce9716faa1d995b3cd.htm">LinkedTube</a>

Friday, August 27, 2010

New Improved Blog!

Hey, Y'all!
I've moved my blog to a new address, and put up all my patterns for free!

What are you waiting for?

I'll be deleting Liat Knits very soon.


Friday, February 13, 2009

New Knitting Videos!

Here are some knitting videos for you viewing pleasure!

Basic Magic Loop:

Checking Your Gauge: