Hi, my name is Ellen and I love to knit! I'm a fiber artist, knitting pattern designer and technical editor with a background in engineering and education. The Chilly Dog began in 2011 and has become a stash for the knitting knowledge I continue to acquire and share with other knitters.

From cast on to bind off and every stitch in between, The Chilly Dog's extensive Library is filled with hundreds of step-by-step knitting lessons.

If you're tangled up and need help with a single skill.

There are many helpful knitting tutorials available on my YouTube Channel. I encourage you to subscribe to the channel and sample a few of those free lessons to see if you enjoy my content and teaching style. Please be aware, because of the volume of feedback I receive, I am usually unable to respond to individual YouTube comments.

When you're ready to take your knitting skills to the next level.

This website is the place to be. Your paid membership here allows you to watch and learn at your own pace without the noise and distractions you'll find elsewhere. And if you need a little extra knitting help or clarification, just leave a note in the comments below any lesson, or drop me an email, to receive priority support.

Still wanting more?

Upgrade to the Plus level and each month I'll send you a complimentary pattern (usually the latest release) and an invitation to meet-up with me and my industry friends via Zoom.

Happy knitting!

Whether you want to stay in the loop with our newsletter, are ready to up your knitting game or need all the extra perks, I'm glad you're here.