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Emily Vanek
Emily Vanek is the owner and editor-in-chief of She and her husband live with their three sons near Denver. Her youngest child is on the Autism Spectrum, so she is passionate about connecting with parents with special needs. In her spare time, she knits, crochets and shops for yarn. She is also a master tortoise wrangler and expert in getting water out of various electronics (don’t ask).

Knitting Blog

Knitting Hats for Toddlers is No Small Feat!

Hoot Toque Owl HatFrom basic patterns to intricate and elaborate motifs, hand knit hats are becoming all the rage for the little guys and gals. We took a look at animal crochet hats for kids a few weeks ago, and some of you asked how to make them. So here we’ve rounded up a few of our favorite toddler hat patterns! Read more »