Posts by Andrea Sanchez

Andrea Sanchez
Andrea is a yarn crazy knitter and knitwear designer who spends more time knitting than cleaning her house. When she's not knitting, she's thinking about knitting, or working at her other job as a kindergarten teacher. She lives in Ohio with her husband and son, and two darling dogs.You can find her patterns here on Craftsy and read more about her life, crafting, and other daily musing on her blog Life on Laffer (

Knitting Blog

Knit for Every Season: Vest Knitting Patterns for Summer

Summer vests are a wonderfully versatile piece to add to your wardrobe. Not only are they lightweight coverage for chilly nights, knitting a summer vest is quick to make and easy to carry around with you on your summer travels. Here are a few beauties to choose from and some ideas on how to incorporate them into your summer wardrobe.

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Our Best Brioche Knitting Patterns

Brioche knitting can be a little complicated to get started on, but once you learn this technique, you can use it just as you would stockinette stitch and make anything from hats to sweaters. Here are a few patterns we've had our eye on that will take your through many of the skills used in brioche knitting. Read more »