The Best Stretchy Bind-Off for Toe-Up Socks: Jeny’s Surprisingly Stretchy Bind-Off (JSSBO)

Jeny's Surprisingly Stretchy Bind-Off on Super-Bulky Pink Knit SocksBy Liat Gat - Founder / Bind-Offs / May 19, 2019 / 12 Comments
My favorite bind-off for toe-up socks is Jeny’s Surprisingly Stretchy Bind-Off (JSSBO). It is easy to memorize, easy to do, stretchy, fast, and great for the tops of toe-up socks. Jeny’s Surprisingly Stretchy Bind-Off works with 1×1 rib, 2×2 rib, or any combination of knits and purls. Read Post »

New Customer Accounts, Classes, Videos Page, and Site Search are Ready!

By Liat Gat - Founder / News / April 3, 2019 / 10 Comments
Since my customers have been asking for a way to log into their accounts and see their classes easily since at least 2012, I’ve spent the past year making that possible. Now all customers can sign in to their accounts with one password and see their classes. Read Post »

ENTER TO WIN Ultimate Bundles Giveaway! Sewing, Knitting and Crochet, Embroidery Prizes and More – Ends November 26th, 2017

By Liat Gat - Founder / News / November 19, 2017 / No Comments
This Ultimate Bundles Giveaway has ended. Thank you so much for participating! Keep in touch at Read Post »

The Seven Immutable Laws of Business, Knitting, and Life, According to Liat Gat

By Liat Gat - Founder / Knitter's Lifestyle / November 15, 2017 / 63 Comments
Here are seven things I believe in more than anything else. These seven rules have helped me guide my life, monitor my actions, and let me know what I should do in tricky situations. Read Post »

I’m Back!

By Liat Gat - Founder / News / November 8, 2017 / 25 Comments
Hello lovely darling followers and blog readers, Liat Gat is back! Yes, that’s right, at long last, after a long, much-needed, and much-appreciated hiatus, I’m back at the helm of KnitFreedom and ready to take it wherever it’s going to go next. Read Post »

What To Do When You Have A High Instep – Tips for Using KnitFreedom’s Faux Heel Flap Toe-Up Sock Pattern

By Liat Gat - Founder / Socks / June 20, 2017 / 43 Comments
This tip is for sock-knitters who are following my high-instep toe-up sock pattern. It explains how to easily use my pattern for Toe-Up Faux-Heel-Flap Socks to make a bigger instep than you normally can with basic Fleegle-heel or other toe-up sock patterns. Read Post »

Liat Gat Takes Hiatus

By Liat Gat - Founder / News / May 19, 2015 / 52 Comments
Dear readers, I have to take a leave of absence from KnitFreedom due to a family emergency. The upcoming lace class will be temporarily canceled. Thank you for your understanding! Read Post »

Enter to win a $250 Gift Certificate to Signature Needle Arts

By Liat Gat - Founder / News / May 11, 2015 / 914 Comments
Signature Needles are my favorite straight needles and the official straight needle of KnitFreedom. This $250 gift certificate giveaway has ended, but you can find all their great needles at Read Post »

9 Top-Rated Lace-Knitting Projects for Beginners

By Liat Gat - Founder / Lace / May 6, 2015 / 2 Comments
9 pure beginner lace patterns, featuring Jared Flood designs and more. Easy lace scarves and shawls are perfect for beginning lace knitters. Join our easy lace Pinterest board for more projects. Read Post »

4 Characteristics That Make A Lace Pattern Easy Or Hard

Morgenrot pattern by Herbert Niebling – a charted pattern knitted in the roundBy Liat Gat - Founder / Lace / May 4, 2015 / 32 Comments
When you’re looking at a lace pattern and seeing if you want to knit it, check these 3 things: Is it knitted (a) flat or (b) in the round? Does it have (a) written directions or (b) charted directions? Does is use (a) thick yarn or (b) thin yarn? These will help you decide how hard or easy a lace pattern is. Read Post »