The Inspiration Behind: Bobbles and Bezoars Socks

Find the pattern on Ravelry: Bobbles and Bezoars The Idea I can still remember that feeling a few months back when Malia of Malia Mayed It asked me if would like to collaborate with her. YES! YES! YES! I said immediately. But then I got nervous, super nervous. Because designing with self-striping yarn is no…

The Spincycle Hat

A few months ago on a trip to Washington state, I stopped in a LYS {local yarn store} seeking out what else… locally made yarn. This was a well-stocked shop, so I had my options. But then I saw it… SPINCYCLE! Oh the holy grail of yarn! {This was around the time Andrea Mowry released…

How I knit my socks… Toe Up

On a recent post I asked my Instagram followers if they’d like to see my “recipe” for sock knitting. I expected maybe one person to say they’d like that, but I received many words of affirmation for this post! So here is the secret sauce… how I knit my socks: Toe Up Edition*. This is…

Rebranding: Love in Stitches

At the end of November I announced a change to the blog. New format. New inspiration. And it’s been great! What I didn’t say at the time was… it was all leading up to this- I’m rebranding! Woah! Natalie, new name? Why do you have to confuse us like that? Don’t worry, I am still…

2018 Year in Review

I have a very production-focused personality. I make goals for myself every day, every hour… every minute? I feel wasteful if a day has gone by that I haven’t “done” something purposeful. Luckily, knitting and crochet make me feel very productive and 2018 was quite a success! Ravelry has a fun feature where you can…

Quickie Socks

I’ve discovered the most amazing thing… how to knit the fastest socks in the world. Socks that you can still wear in shoes, but make amazingly squishy house socks, too. The secret is in the formula… 80% merino, 20% nylon. Boom. I stumbled up the Quickie Socks by pure accident when I started a pair…

Scrappy Granny: Photo Tutorial

Scrappy Granny  is the very first pattern I ever published to Ravelry! Of course, granny squares have been around forever so this pattern is more of a “how I make my granny squares” tutorial. These tiny grannies use a D (3.25mm) hook and fingering weight yarn. So round up your sock scraps or your advent yarn…

Thistleberry Sweater

The Thistleberry Sweater pattern  by Coco.Crochet.Lee came out yesterday! I had the pleasure of test crocheting this pattern and I LOVED the experience. I made the medium size with a C (2.75mm) hook and 9 skeins of Loops and Threads Joy DK. See my Ravelry project page here. Three Reasons Why You Should Crochet the…

Change is gonna come…

Dear lovely readers, yarn-lovers and muggles alike, I’m writing this blog post to announce some changes coming to the Knitty Natty at Home blog. Good changes! Exciting changes! I’ve been writing in my current format {almost} weekly for nine months. This structure is similar to knitting podcasts with WIPs and FOs in addition to the…

Design and Desserts

This week has been heavy- with design, desserts, and heartache. This week I have a HO, I work on a hat and my mystery shawl, I talk about the design process, I cook some tasty food and desserts, discuss great tragedy, and start a new book. Enjoy! Finished Objects I’ve got a half-finished object this…