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.
Christmas tree ornaments are fun projects to knit and wonderful gifts to give to friends or family. This quick knitting pattern creates a little rosy-cheeked snowman with a hat and optional scarf.
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.
There are organizations that need blankets. Some prefer a homely touch and need knitters to donate blankets, or at least the blocks or squares. Here's how to contribute your hobby for a good cause.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Learn how to knit a Santa doll with this pattern. The instructions are aimed at the absolute beginner, but the craft is quirky enough to make you want to knit one for a friend or as a gift. It's a quick knit using chunky yarn and most of the sewing up is done on the outside—yes, the outside.
This pattern is quick to make. If you have a sewing machine, 1.5 metres of fabric and approximately four 100 g balls of double knitting yarn, you can put this together in a few hours. Some basic knitting and sewing skills will help, but even inexperienced crafters could tackle this easy project.
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!
This article shows you how to knit your own snowman doll and includes a pattern. Follow these steps (with text and photos) to knit something special for the holidays.