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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Learn methods to incorporate a beautiful ombre or color melting effect into your knitting projects. Free beginner knit hat pattern with an ombre color change.
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.
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!
The free knitting patterns in this hub are perfect for beginners. The coaster patterns are easy and perfect for holiday, handmade gifts. Part 2 will continue with coaster tips and how to knit lessons.
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!
Craft shows can be a great place to make money selling your knitted goods and apparel. Unique, quality items always sell well, and here are some other popular items to make and sell at a craft fair.
The free knitting patterns in this article are perfect knitting ideas for a beginner who is just now learning how to knit. These coaster patterns are quick and easy - perfect holiday, handmade gifts.
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.
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.
Knitted cowls are the perfect accessory to keep you warm during cold weather. This easy knitting pattern creates a simple, yet interesting neckwarmer that men, women and children will enjoy wearing!
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!
In this hub you will get to learn how to make a Giraffe like baby rattle. It makes a perfect baby shower gift. With its vivid colors and soothing sound it makes the babies will simply love it.
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.
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.
When learning a new hobby, you always have to start at the beginning with knowing nothing. In 2010, I decided I wanted to learn how to knit. And trust me - it was not an easy or quick process.
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.
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.
Babies needs 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 show new knitters how to do it.
Knitting diagonally is an easy and sophisticated way to show off new stitch patterns. Here are 3 techniques that can get you started.
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.
These Mary Jane Baby Booties knitting patterns are very easy and basic patterns for beginners. The patterns are described in two methods and available 3 sizes. It also includes how-to knit videos.
This purple baby sweater pattern is a very simple design for knitters and can make babies comfortably warm in cold weather.
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.