Welcome to PurlsAndPixels.com

Happy Little Accessories, Handmade with Love

I’m so glad you dropped by my home page. Welcome! Whether you’re looking for a handcrafted gift for your favorite person or a guide to help you learn to create your own handmade accessories, you have come to the right place. Learn to knit, crochet, make DIY crafts, with my tutorials and video guides. You’ll also find plenty of knitting and crochet patterns here. Or order a handmade gift, carefully crafted by me, Liz Chandler. Read more about me and my shop here at the about page. Or start shopping for gifts and patterns in my store.

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Learn to Knit

Whether you are a complete beginner, or you want to learn some more advanced tips, you can learn all about knitting here.

Knitting Tutorials

Learn to knit, free online knitting lessons from Liz @PurlsAndPixels

All of my tutorials and guides are complete with detailed instructions, photos, and videos to show you how to get started with a new technique. Beginners can learn to knit by starting at the top my learn to knit index. You’ll also find more advanced tips and techniques near the bottom of the page.

Knitting Video Guides

If you are more of a visual learner, you can watch my learn to knit series on YouTube. Just press play on the videos below, and you’ll start learning to knit from the very beginning. Or head over to my learn to knit index to pick out a knitting technique you’d like to learn. Feel free to subscribe to my YouTube channel to make sure you see the latest videos as they come out.


Have handmade accessories custom made for you.I’ve compiled all my crochet and knitting patterns here at PurlsAndPixels. If you are looking for the complete list, check out the DIY page for an index of all of my available patterns. I have a lot of simple and free knitting patterns available. There are also premium patterns to purchase in my store; they all come in multiple sizes with PDF directions for instant download.

Go to my Pattern Index here.

Handmade Gifts

If you are looking to order a great handmade gift, you can find knitwear and jewelry in my store.

Alpaca Necklace, gift idea for knitter from Liz @PurlsAndPixels

I make cozy hats and mittens for both cosplay and everyday wear. You’ll also find whimsical jewelry inspired by knitting, fuzzy animals, and other things that I find just plain cute.

Head over to the Shop page to find an amazing gift for yourself or your favorite person.

Visit the Shop to order handmade knitwear, jewelry, or DIY yarn patternsMany of my items are also available on Etsy if you prefer to do your shopping there.