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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How to Knit a Sweater: 138 Patterns for Practice

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Knitting your first sweater can be a little nerve racking. You’ve mastered scarves and cowls, hats are pretty easy by now, afghans are a cinch (they just take a bit longer), but now you’re ready for your first major project: a sweater. There are so many things to take into consideration: increases, decreases, blocking…not to […]

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It’s a Wrap: 275 Cowl & Scarf Knitting Patterns

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For knitters, there’s nothing quite like a cowl or scarf knitting pattern. Chances are, one or the other was one of the first things you learned how to knit. Not only are these simple basics fun to knit, they also make great gifts. Personally, I can’t think of a single person who wouldn’t appreciate a […]

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How to Knit a Hat: 214 Patterns for You

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Hats are some of my favorite knitting patterns for a few reasons. First of all, they’re small. Their size is great for portability as well as speed. I love cranking out a knit hat pattern in between two larger-scale projects to keep my fingers nimble and my mind fresh. Secondly, knit hat patterns are great for […]

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