See where Handy Little Me has been featured…

I am so thankful to have had the opportunity to work with and be featured by companies and people that I admire.

I say a huge thank you to all of you and them!


Collaboration with Knit Pro

Collaboration to promote the 2023 holiday gift set from Knit Pro – Sweet Affair.

You can view my review of the product here on my YouTube Channel.

Knit pro sweet afair set

Interview featured on Alura

Read about how Handy Little Me got started on Etsy here.

Patterns Sponsored By LAIKA Studios.

Inspired by LAIKA’s beloved stop-motion animated classic Coraline, these free knitting patterns are modeled after the knitwear outfits Coraline wears in the film.

Coraline Knitting Patterns

Striped knit gloves


Magazine Feature

Featured in Mollie Magazine August 2022.



Handy Little Me – Louise Bollanos has 6 crochet bag designs featured in this book.

Weekend Makes: Crocheted Bags: 25 Quick and Easy Projects to Make 

Crochet bags book

Let’s Knit Magazine

Let’s Knit Magazine Interview Aug 2021 Issue.

Louise in Let's Knit Mag

Love Crafts Blog

Love Crafts Blog Writer

Martin’s Lab Collab

I Collaborated with Martin’s Lab Yarn to design a collection of both knit and crochet patterns using a selection of their beautiful hand-dyed yarn.

You can view the patterns here:

Shawl knitting pattern bundle main image
Crochet pattern bundle main image

Jan 2021 – Frankie Magazine (Australia)

Face Scrubbies Crochet Pattern featured in Frankie Magazine AUS publication.

You can view the article here.


Love Crafts Award

The Crafties – Winner  – Noteworthy Knitting Blog of 2020


Featured in a Roundup on the Spruce Crafts – 10 Knitting Patterns Inspired By Outlander

Featured in a Roundup on In The Loop knitting – 23+ Outlander Inspired Knitting Patterns.