Kristen Mangus

eBooks available as Ravelry Downloads

eBook : 10 patterns

In this book, Loom Knitting Guide & Patterns by Kristen Mangus, you will learn basics, find valuable reference information, math explained, and simply find how to get the most out of your knitting skills. UPDATE: 2nd Edition just released 05/20/16

Patterns available as Ravelry Downloads

Knitting: Washcloth / Dishcloth
Classic, timeless,and able to handle the toughest jobs. That’s Grandma. We can also say that about Grandma’s Favorite Dishcloth pattern. 
Knitting: Washcloth / Dishcloth
Classic, timeless,and able to handle the toughest jobs. That’s Grandma. We can also say that about Grandma’s Favorite Dishcloth pattern.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Cozy, warm and easy enough for a beginner to loom knit in no time. This ribbed brim beanie is worked in stockinette stitch (that’s all knit stitches) for the main body of the hat and uses a modified crown to make a less bulky top. Sized to fit newborn to adult woman.
Knitting: Coaster
Need a quick gift? Have some scrap yarn left over from another project? Loom knit a set of Basic Coasters with just 2 stitches: knit and purl. This beginner pattern features a stockinette stitch center surrounded by a garter stitch border.
Knitting: Washcloth / Dishcloth
Easier than the one Grandma taught you how to do? You bet! Loom knit the Basic Dishcloth with just 2 stitches: knit and purl. This beginner pattern features a stockinette stitch center surrounded by a garter stitch border. Add one or two of these to a spa set or housewarming gift to add a lovely homemade touch.
Knitting: Headband
Cozy and cute! This Ribbed Headband is simple enough for a beginner loom knitter to make. The versatile pattern is loom knit on a small gauge (SG) loom with just 18 pegs. Warm enough to keep the chill off your ears in winter, but lightweight enough to wear year round. Knit one up today!
Knitting: Coaster
Need a quick gift? Have some scrap yarn left over from another project? Loom knit a set of Seed Coasters with just 2 stitches: knit and purl. This beginner pattern features seed stitch all over for a beautiful, simple textured coaster.
Knitting: Washcloth / Dishcloth
Loom knit the Seed Dishcloth two ways with just knits and purls. The Seed Border Dishcloth shows a seed stitch border around a stockinette stitch center. The All-Over Seed Dishcloth provides more texture by using all seed stitch. Both dishcloths are fast and easy to make for a quick gift.
Knitting: Washcloth / Dishcloth
Add a little flair to your next washcloth with the dewdrop stitch. This lightly textured stitch makes a beautiful washcloth that is easy to loom knit. Add one or two of these to a spa set or bridal shower gift to add a lovely homemade touch.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
This is the hat you always “borrow” from your boyfriend. And why not? It’s the perfect fitted beanie but with a little extra room so it doesn’t ruin your hair. Don’t worry I’ve included sizes for both you and your boyfriend so you don’t have to share.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Knit in the round using the diamond lace stitch, the loom knit Boyfriend Hat has the look of crocheted mesh. This roomy, reversible beanie can be loom knit
Knitting: Washcloth / Dishcloth
Knitting: Washcloth / Dishcloth
Are you going up or coming down? Create an optical illusion that adds both texture and fun to this easy washcloth pattern.
Knitting: Scarf
This scarf features the sea foam stitch, a garter stitch pattern that uses dropped stitches of varying heights to create rippling waves. The Coral Breezes Infinity Scarf plays right along by creating movement in one color and then shifting to a two-color design and back again. Stitching it all together makes the waves and breezes continue forev...
Knitting: Scarf
This scarf features the sea foam stitch, a garter stitch pattern that uses dropped stitches of varying heights to create rippling waves. The Coral Breezes Infinity Scarf plays right along by creating movement in one color and then shifting to a two-color design and back again. Stitching it all together makes the waves and breezes continue forev...
Crochet: Afghan block
This Wedding Dance blanket square can make a colorful crochet blanket using these many of these squares. Rows of dancers are outlined by a colorful border in this whimsical crochet block.
Knitting: Headband
The Feather Lace Headband is stylish way to keep the fly aways at bay. This easy loom knit pattern makes a beautiful tie-on headband.
Crochet: Afghan block
This free colorful crochet afghan square begins with a burst of bloom in the center, followed by paths of trailing vines and finishing up with neat, flower beds as an edging. It’s a crocheter’s dream garden!
Knitting: Baby Blanket
Loom knit a lovely heirloom lace blanket for your baby. This lightweight baby blanket is ideal for summer and is available in two sizes.
Knitting: Ball
The Rattle Ball Baby Toy provides hours of roly-poly, jingly fun for your baby. The soft, rounded cube has a solid colored top and bottom with a two-toned middle including an eye-catching rope design.
Crochet: Baby Blanket
This lightweight weight version of my Marshmallow Crochet Baby Blanket is perfect for warmer climates. It still the same easy one row repeat and soft, squishy texture of the original. Instructions for optional border included.
Knitting: Ball
The Rattle Ball Baby Toy provides hours of roly-poly, jingly fun for your baby. The soft, rounded cube has a solid colored top and bottom with a two-toned middle including an eye-catching rope design.
Knitting: Booties
Fold over baby booties with a twist! These simple baby booties are a classic foldover design with an added pop of color and texture. The Half Latvian Braid gives them a decorative rope trim that stands out against the garter stitch background.
Knitting: Booties
ld over baby booties with a twist! These simple baby booties are a classic foldover design with an added pop of color and texture. The Half Latvian Braid gives them a decorative rope trim that stands out against the garter stitch background.
Knitting: Book Cover
This handy pouch protects your pages when you put your planner in your purse or tote. I made this pattern fully customizable so you can make one to fit any size book or binder.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
The textured sister of the sisal stitch is the Seagrass stitch! This stitch has a natural slant to it depending if your are whether you work it to the right or left. It knits up fantastic in the round as a woven spiral.
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Meet the textured sister of the Sisal Stitch: the Seagrass Stitch! This stitch has a natural slant to it depending if your are whether you work it to the right or left. The Seagrass Slouchy Beanie quickly knits up in the round as a woven spiral and looks fantastic in the reverse as well!
Knitting: Scarf
The texture of sisal with the softness of yarn makes the Sisal Scarf a new favorite. This pattern works up in a stitch that resembles sisal. What’s sisal you ask? It’s a plant fiber used to make ropes, woven floor mats or rugs. Typically, it is rough textured, but here it is soft and squishy. The stitch mimics the corded look of a woven sisal m...
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Every loom knitter needs a basic hat pattern that can be adapted to fit everyone in the family. The Basic Family Hats pattern is it! Featuring a ribbed brim, smooth stockinette body and decreased crown this basic hat is fast and easy to loom knit. Sized from Toddler to Adult Large it’s an ideal hat for gifts or donations to charity.
Knitting: Cowl
The texture of sisal with the softness of yarn makes the Sisal Cowl a favorite for loom knitters. This quick knit pattern works up in no time in a stitch that resembles sisal.
Knitting: Scarf
Want a quick scarf that’s full of texture? The loom knit Sisal Scarf is soft, richly textured and knits up in no time in a stitch that resembles sisal.
Knitting: Scarf
Diamonds are a girl’s best friend. Now you can drape yourself with diamonds and it will only cost you one skein of yarn. This scarf is embellished with a trellis of openwork diamonds. The seed stitch border grounds the lacy stockinette diamonds giving you a scarf that’s both cozy and delicate.
Knitting: Cowl
The texture of sisal with the softness of yarn make the Sisal Cowl a new favorite. This pattern works up in a stitch that resembles sisal. What’s sisal you ask? It’s a plant fiber used to make ropes, woven floor mats or rugs. Typically, it is rough textured, but here it is soft and squishy. The stitch mimics the corded look of a woven sisal mat.
Knitting: Cowl
Wrap up with the cozy Fair Isle Loom Knit Cowl! Created to match the Family Fair Isle Hats this cowl uses the same techniques to make this simple two color stitch pattern. The Fair Isle stitch pattern is bordered with ribbing on both the top and bottom to keep you cozy on even the most blustery days. This pattern includes four sizes so everyone...
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Add some color to your loom with this easy Family Fair Isle Hat pattern. This loom knit hat is worked in the round using stockinette stitch for the body of the hat and 2x2 ribbing on the brim. The decreased crown gives the hat a smooth top. It is written in sizes for toddlers through adult for your family.
Knitting: Throw
Cozy and beautiful! This Loom Knit Lace Afghan is beautiful enough to leave on display and warm enough to keep off the chill of winter. The lacy stockinette diamonds create a beautiful, eye-catching design. This pattern was converted from the Winter Lace Afghan needle knit pattern by Leisure Arts.
Knitting: Scarf
Diamonds are a girl’s best friend. Now you can drape yourself with diamonds and it will only cost you one skein of yarn. This beautiful scarf is embellished with a trellis of lace diamonds. The seed stitch border grounds the lacy stockinette diamonds giving you a scarf that’s both cozy and delicate.
Knitting: Billed Hat
My latest pattern is a throwback to a classic Bakers Boy cap with a trendy twist. This Bakers Boy Cap features a short soft brim with a bobble accent to mimic the strap. The sides and back of the brim are ribbed vertically while horizontal bands feature a series of eyelets for a unique textured lace look.
Knitting: Cup / Mug
Nothing wrong with going back to basics from time to time.  My Basic Knit Cup Cozy is a one piece cozy that slides onto a cup with ease. It fits a standard take-out cup for your coffee, tea or hot chocolate.
Knitting: Cup / Mug
The Basic Loom Knit Cup Cozy is a one-piece cozy that slides onto a cup with ease.  It fits a standard take-out cup for your coffee, tea or hot chocolate.
Knitting: Shrug / Bolero
Make a beautiful addition to your wardrobe in a pinch. A bolero jacket is a great way to add a bit of style and warm up those shoulders from the chill without a heavy coat.  Without needles or hook, this quick Finger Knit Bolero Shrug is easy to make for a beginner. 
Knitting: Baby Blanket
Baby blankets always make me think of a snuggly soft newborn all curled up in my arms just dozing away. The Garter Stripe Baby Blanket is soft enough to cradle an infant, yet durable enough to be cuddled and dragged around by a toddler. My kids still snuggle at night with theirs!
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
Keep your kids cozy with colorful Bumblebee Fingerless Mitts. The mitts are worked in the round with solid ribbed cuffs, easy thumb opening and distinctive zig-zag striping.
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
Keep your kids cozy with colorful Bumblebee Fingerless Mitts. The mitts are worked in the round with solid ribbed cuffs, easy thumb opening and distinctive zig-zag striping.
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
Chic Fingerless Mitts are perfect for fall. The mitts are worked in the round with solid ribbed cuffs, easy thumb opening and distinctive zig-zag striping.
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
Chic Fingerless Mitts are perfect for fall. The mitts are worked in the round with solid ribbed cuffs, easy thumb opening and distinctive zig-zag striping.
Knitting: Rug
We all love to feel a soft, cushiony bathmat when we step out of the shower in the morning. I’m happy to be able to share this pattern with you for a loom knit bathmat made of t-shirt yarn.
Knitting: Cowl
Just like the constantly shifting waves of a wind-tossed sea the Loom Knit Rolling Waves Cowl is full of texture and movement. I won’t say that you can smell the salty air when you wear it, but you can almost feel the ocean breeze.
Knitting: Cowl
The Rolling Waves Cowl captures the essence of the sea in it’s movement and texture. The oversized eyelets on sea of stockinette change direction as they drape your neck.
Knitting: Throw
Ten pegs. That’s all you need to make a blanket. Welcome to the most versatile blanket pattern you will ever find. You can make any size from a small baby lovey to a California King using any loom and any yarn you want. It really is that easy!
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Hear the cheers of the crowd! The excitement in the air charges you up as you wait for your team to take the field for the big game. Make the Stadium Stripes Hat in your favorite team colors or in this fun field green and white to show your sports pride!
Knitting: Billed Hat
This ponytail or “messy bun” hat is newsboy style. It features a soft brim and flexible back opening for a ponytail or messy bun. A closed back version is also available in a slouchy style (Slouchy Newsboy Hat). It fits more hair & sits over the ears. Pattern below includes slouchy option as well if XL size needed.
Knitting: Billed Hat
Newsboy Messy Bun Hat Pattern Notes
Knitting: Billed Hat
This hat is an oversized newsboy style. It fits more hair & sits over the ears. The optional slouchy version, included, is meant to be worn with the slouch pushed back, patted down & sides pulled over ears. If not worn that way, it has a very “stovetop pipe” look; it also holds a ton of hair so great bonus if you need that!
Crochet: Beanie, Toque
The Marshmallow Crochet Baby Blanket was such a hit that a matching hat was needed. In response to many requests, I designed not one but TWO hats!! One has an added Frill Edge to make it a bit more “girly”. The style is a nice fluffy baby hat with lots of texture. Samples shown in photo as striped but can be made solid or any number of stripe c...
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Make a Jumbo Stitch skull cap with the Bulky Moss Beanie. This pattern can also be used for a cowl as well; notes for cowl are in “{ }”. Need 4-6 Zippy looms and 1 set of Zippy corners.
Knitting: Blanket - Other
The Five Stitch Blanket Pattern on the knitting loom is here for that Jumbo and Super Bulky yarn in your stash!
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
This pattern does appear free on the GoodKnit Kisses blog and is co-written by Kay Weiss and Kristen Mangus. The PDF is a courtesy for owning your own downloaded copy. Sales of other patterns support GoodKnit Kisses’ resource website and other free patterns and videos. Please consider. Thank you for your loomy support!
Knitting: Billed Hat
Show off your style with this fun, textured newsboy. The Bobble Button Newsboy hat transports you back in time to the roaring 20s. The buttons on the visor give you the look of a cloche without being TOO buttoned up.
Knitting: Cowl
This pattern was inspired from my Spring Vine Infinity Scarf, written in 2012. The cowl can be knit on a loom or needles and included video tutorial links for both!
Crochet: Baby Blanket
The Marshmallow Crochet Baby Blanket is a nice fluffy baby blanket with lots of texture. You can make this with any yarn or hook size. Samples shown in photo the Striped Marshmallow Crochet Baby Blanket and the Blanket behind is a single color for a solid look. Either are a beautiful marshmallowy choice.
Knitting: Fingerless Gloves
Easy Fingerless Mitts loom knit conversion
Knitting: Scarf
Button up with this no purl ribbed Scarflet! It’s simple to make. Change the look of each Scarflet you make by changing the buttonhole placement. Make it asymmetrical, as pictured, or make a shortened neckwarmer with a line of 4 buttons for a bold look and warm accessory. Directions for making into a circle for a cowl included.
Knitting: Cowl
The Triple flip is a simple stitch pattern repeated until it reaches long enough to wrap around your neck 3 times and still be loose.
Knitting: Cowl
This pattern is now featured in the Collection - DFW Designers Volume 1 brought to you by the team at DFW Yarn Crawl; featuring local designers. In this collection you get one pattern each month featuring a local designer. More info to come!
Knitting: Blanket - Other
Have you been wanting to make a simple baby cocoon but not sure how without a video? After far to long of putting it off I have recorded and posted a YouTube video of how to make a baby cocoon! I’ve been asked for a while and finally did it. Below you’ll find the loom along video. Grab some super bulky yarn or 3 strands of worsted and lets make...
Knitting: Shawl / Wrap
A sleek and glamorous shawl reminiscent of hairpin lace. Change the look with a change in yarn and go from a dressy date shawl in a shimmery yarn to a casual sock weight yarn or art yarn and wear as a keyhole scarf!
Knitting: Cowl
The spring vine was created as a spring birthday gift for my mother-in-law. Spring is her favorite time of the year. Newly rooted vines will start to stretch up and eventually burst forth a utopia of blossoms. I wanted to make her something that reminded her of spring vines and the coming textures, of all the new growth to come. Choosing a pink...
Knitting: Scarf
Scarflette fits 1 year to adult
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
Easy & Unique Loom Knit banded pattern. Written for Preemie or Newborn baby (2010) girl beanie in a horizontal ribbed pattern but can easily be adapted for larger sizes; notes within.
Knitting: Billed Hat
Unique Slouchy Newsboy hat with banded chunky ribbing and a soft visor. (see 4th picture for alternate as a regular newsboy! Pattern INCLUDED!)
Knitting: Throw
Cozy up with this large one piece panel Striped Afghan made on an S Loom. This is a single knit pattern that is light weight but gives a nice warmth for TV watching or a nap without getting too hot, even in the summer! Shorten the width and add a few rows for a unique shawl or wrap.
Knitting: Drawstring Bag
Loom Knit Mesh Bag by Kristen at GoodKnit Kisses
Knitting: Beanie, Toque
This Pattern is for a loom knit beanie hat. It is constructed for a baby on the smallest Knifty Knitter round but could be adapted for other sizes.
Knitting: Cowl
A cowl design full of rich texture that is a feast for the eyes! You won’t believe this was made on a knitting board.
Knitting: Afghan block
Watch her video tutorial and you will be amazed how easy this is!!! Thank you Kristen :)