#SpringMeadowKAL – Week 1 – Reader Progress

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Week 1 of our Spring Meadow Knit Along is underway, and we are loving all the progress shots that our faithful readers are submitting.  Check them all out!  As you can see, we are getting creative with the yarn colors and even brands.  The possibilities are endless!  How much fun are you having working on […]

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Join us in the Spring Meadow Knit Along + WIN YARN

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We have some very exciting news from AllFreeKnitting!  Over the next 6 weeks, we will be hosting our VERY FIRST knit along with Our friend Heidi Gustad from Hands Occupied. Each week Heidi will be posting another section of a beautiful light and airy lace scarf for all to enjoy, while teaching us some great knit […]

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Fast & Easy Knit DIY Mother’s Day Gifts You Can Make in a Hurry!

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There is a special woman in our lives that needs a little bit of extra recognition. While we should love on her everyday, having a special day that is all about her is truly a gift in itself.  This year, instead of buying a gift, try knitting one for her. Not only will you have […]

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Light & Lacy Tops: 9 Lovely Free Knitting Patterns for Spring

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It seems like when Spring finally arrives that the only seasonal knitting patterns that I can find are light and lacy scarf knitting patterns.  While scarves are always a great choice when I need a little knitting project, sometimes I need a wearable knitting pattern to keep my interest and give me the satisfaction of a […]

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Seriously Sweet Valentine’s Knitting Patterns

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This Valentine’s Day, I have decided that I want to give the special people in my life something truly special.  Something more than just flowers, a box of chocolates or a bottle of wine.  This year, I have decided that everyone will be getting something hand knit by me:  a gift from the heart!  Whether I […]

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Squishy, Chunky, and Super Bulky Yarn Knitting Patterns

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Chunky Yarn.  Bulky Yarn.  Super Bulky Yarn. There is a love hate relationship with chunky yarn in the knitting world: Either you love it or you hate it.  Some seasoned knitters will scoff at a super bulky weight yarn saying it doesn’t require much skill, or isn’t fancy enough.  BAH!  Chunky yarn is fabulous for […]

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Accidental Genius + 9 Ponytail Free Knit Hat Patterns

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Have you ever had a knitting project go completely wrong? This is exactly what happened to Danica Lause when she attempted her first winter hat knitting pattern. The hat didn’t come out as expected; in fact, the finished product had a big hole in the back that she had somehow mistakenly created. After finding the mistake, Danica […]

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How to Knit: 14 Tips for Reading Knitting Patterns

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Knitting for beginners can seem intimidating at first, but with the right knitting tutorials, anyone can learn how to knit. However, when you are first getting started with knitting, learning to how to read knitting patterns can seem quite daunting.  If fact, to some the patterns can seem like they are written in a foreign […]

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12 Lightning Fast Free Knit Hat Patterns

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Happy National Hat Day!  To celebrate such a momentous occasion, I’ve collected some of our best and quickest free knit hat patterns for you to cast on right away. Whether you are looking for a chunky ribbed hat, a slouchy casual knit hat or a funky knit beret, there is sure to be something in […]

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How to Knit a Blanket: 100 Patterns You’ll Love

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There are few things better in life than wrapping yourself in a plush, warm blanket. These cozy heat trappers do more than just keep us warm, however. They add charm and personality to whatever room we’re in. Think about it. How different would your living room look and feel if you had a hot pink […]

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