Learn how to knit a blanket. Tips for beginners and pros! Learn what needles to use, how many stitches to cast on, and advanced options for blanket patterns.
With some basic knitting and sewing stitches, you can make a cute little yarn ball bookmark to enjoy with your favorite book. This easy bookmark would make a great gift for any knitter or crocheter!
This table runner features mock cables, some lace, and petal details in columns of different designs that will look great in any room, and at any occasion. This is a fun knit with beautiful results!
Fringe decoration or tassels are often added to scarves, shawls, pillows and other handmade items. Here are step-by-step directions for adding fringe to your knitting or crochet project.
A pattern for an easy, one-size, cloche-type hat, knit in the round with bulky yarn and large needles.
Using a simple knitted i-cord, you can make unique statement necklaces that are tailored to your personal taste and style. Here are the directions for three different necklace designs using i-cords.
Want to learn to knit but don't know where to start? This guide will teach you how to knit even if you're a total beginner. It's full of resources to answer questions about knitting, yarn, techniques, and how to knit in the round.
Get help reading knitting patterns. Learn about the knitting terms and abbreviations used in written patterns for scarves, hat, and gloves. You'll also learn how to read a knitting chart or graph.
This cozy baby blanket is a quick knit using bulky or chunky weight yarn. Designed with seven alternating cables and with just a hint of lace, this blanket will be a charming addition to any nursery.
Find out why knitting patterns have you slip the first or last stitch in a row. It's a technique in knitting to form an even edge of the final knitted garment and keep it from curling. Learn how to form an even edge with this technique and why it works.
Over my years of knitting, I've discovered an easy and safe way to block most of my knitting projects. I hope these hints answer some of the questions that most people face when blocking, explain the different methods, and offer some suggestions on the best technique to finish your favorite knitwear.
All you need for this knit project is an idea, graph paper, needles, and yarn. An image such as a heart, star, sun, butterfly, cup, truck, or train can display very well. You can also spell out a word or name on your cloth. The simpler a design, the better it will show on your finished work.
Baby blankets are one of the easiest projects, especially for new or inexperienced knitters. This fun and colorful blanket design has no shaping and can be changed to match any nursery decor.
Free knitting pattern for a headband/ear warmer and matching mitts in horizontal reverse stockinette rib stitch.
This circular knitting pattern makes a charming tree skirt or doily to accessorize a small table-top Christmas tree. Changing your yarn can tailor this pattern for the holidays or for every day use!