Knitted Scary Santa (With Pattern)
Out of all the dolls I have designed, the scary dolls are my favourite. With this in mind, I got to wondering how a scary Santa would look and here he is. The pattern is suitable for intermediate knitters and beyond. I include text, photos and videos to assist you with knitting your doll.
Knitted Mr Pumpkin Head Halloween Doll (With Pattern)
Here's the latest in my Halloween doll patterns. Say hello to Mr Pumpkin Head. He can be found hovering around the neighbourhood at night, knocking on doors shouting ''Trick or Treat''. This pattern is suitable for confident beginners to advanced knitters.
Knitted Halloween Frankenstein Doll (With Pattern)
A guide for knitting dolls using the Halloween Frankenstein Doll as a template with the pattern provided.
How to Knit a Robin Doll: Free Pattern and Tutorial
This robin is quick to make and is suitable for everyone, from beginners to advanced knitters. The robin's colours may be easily changed to those of a cardinal. Detailed photos are included in this tutorial.
Ewe to You 2019: From Sheep Shearing to Knitting
In November 2019, members of the Albany Spinners worked together over two days to spin freshly shorn fleece and knit a garment as part of the Ewe to You Challenge. Learn all about this Australian event, as well as sheep shearing, spinning, knitting, and more.
How to Knit a Quick & Easy Santa Doll (With Free Pattern)
This Santa doll is a quick knit using chunky yarn and most of the sewing up is done on the outside—yes, the outside. Super fun and super cute!
Create a Knit Pattern From a Picture and Graph Paper
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.
Why Slip First or Last Stitch in a Knitting Pattern (Slip 1)?
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.
How to Knit a Hat With Circular Needles: Free Pattern & Tutorial
A pattern for an easy, one-size, cloche-type hat. For this tutorial, you'll knit in the round with bulky yarn and large needles. See photos of the finished hat!
Easy Fingerless Mitts (Mittens): A Free Knitting Pattern
Fingerless mitts (gloves or mittens) are a great project for gift knitting!
The Ombre Knitting Guide (Plus Free Ombre Hat Pattern)
Learn methods to incorporate a beautiful ombre or color melting effect into your knitting projects. This article includes a free beginner knit hat pattern.
How to Knit Lace: Stitches, Yarn Weight, and Pattern Info
Learn how to knit lace and follow easy lace knitting patterns. Tips for beginners to keep even tension and create a beautiful product. Find free knit lace patterns and learn how to follow them in this tutorial.
Free Christmas Knitting Pattern: Snowmen Ornaments
Christmas tree ornaments are fun projects to knit and wonderful gifts to give to friends or family. This quick pattern creates a little rosy-cheeked snowman with a hat and optional scarf.
Cute and Easy Knitted Yarn Ball Bookmark: Free Pattern
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!
Knitted Coasters: Tips, Photos, Videos, and How to Knit
The free knitting patterns in this article are perfect for beginners. The coaster patterns are easy and perfect for holiday handmade gifts. Part two will continue with coaster tips and how-to knit lessons.
Free Knitted Tree Skirt Pattern for Table-Top Christmas Tree
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 everyday use!
The Best Knitted Items to Make and Sell at Craft Shows
Craft shows can be a great place to make money selling your knitted goods and apparel. Unique, quality items always sell well. Here are some other popular items to make and sell at a craft fair.
Free Knitting Pattern: Mosaic Baby Blanket or Lap Afghan
This colorful baby blanket and lap afghan knitting pattern looks complicated but is quite simple to make. Featuring a beautiful mosaic design, it is easy to adapt to match any room or nursery décor.
How to Knit Leg Warmers for Ballet Dancers (Free Pattern)
Leg warmers are a must-have for dancers. They are great for skaters, and they are also a fashion accessory in the winter. Making your own leg warmers is very easy if you have basic knitting skills.
Free Knitting Pattern: Slightly Shifting Knitted Cowl
Knitted cowls are the perfect accessory to keep you warm during cold weather. This easy knitting pattern creates a simple, yet interesting neck warmer that men, women, and children will enjoy wearing!
How to Knit a Little Chicken and Crochet a Tiny Bunny
My Grandmother used to give her grandchildren a knit chicken that could hold a plastic egg with treats hidden inside. I'll share with you how I recreated her gift, as well as a crochet pattern to make a tiny bunny that can keep the chicken company!
DIY Free Crochet Pattern for a Giraffe Baby Rattle
This giraffe crochet baby rattle is so adorable! It makes the perfect baby shower or new baby gift. With its vivid colors and soothing sounds, babies will love it.
Two Ways to Soften Your Stiff and Scratchy Acrylic Yarn
Tired of scratchy acrylic yarn? Whether you're using acrylic yarn because your project is big, it's all you can find, or it was the only yarn available in the colors you need, don't fret! You can make it just as soft as some of the pricier yarns.
Free Knitted Flower Pattern to Decorate a Tote Bag
You can give an old tote bag a new look by adding a bunch of knitted flowers made from leftover yarn! Learn how to knit flowers of different sizes to fashion a new bag that you'll be proud to use.
Free Knitting Pattern: Lace and Cables Table Runner
This table runner features mock cables, some lace, and petal details in columns of different designs that will look great in any room and on any occasion. This is a fun knit with beautiful results!
Free Knitted Jewelry Pattern: I-Cord Statement Necklace
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.
Tips for New Knitters: What I Learned From My First Project
In 2010, I decided I wanted to learn how to knit. Trust me, it was not an easy or quick process, but I'm now an avid and experienced knitter.
Free Afghan Knitting Pattern: "Sweet Cables" Baby Blanket
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.
Knitting Hints: How to Make and Attach Fringe Tassels to a Scarf, Shawl, or Sweater
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.
How to Knit a Basic Baby Hat: Free (and Easy!) Pattern With Step-by-Step Videos
Babies need hats for all seasons to cover their small heads. This is an easy pattern to knit a basic baby hat with a step-by-step video to guide new knitters.
How to Knit Diagonally: Guide to Diagonal, Bias, and Slanted Knitting
Knitting diagonally is an easy and sophisticated way to show off new stitch patterns. Here are three techniques that can get you started.
Free Afghan Knitting Pattern: Color Field Baby Blanket
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 customized to match any nursery decor.