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27 Knits You Can’t Screw Up: Easy Knitting Patterns for Beginners


I’m just learning how to knit. I’ve done some arm knitting [3] recently, but nothing with needles. A few weeks ago, I decided that I wanted to learn how to knit “for real.” But I knew that I needed something simple to start. So, I went on a hunt and rounded up a bunch of knitting patterns for beginners [4] that I like, and I’m sharing them with you here in this list of 27 Knitting Patterns You Can’t Screw Up: Easy Knitting Patterns for Beginners. I hope you like these free knitting patterns as much as I do!

Plus, if you’re interested in learning about different yarn weights, you don’t want to miss What is Worsted Weight Yarn? The Most Versatile Yarn for Knitting [5].

*** BONUS! For even more free knitting patterns for beginners, be sure to check out the Knitting For Beginners Guide: 54 Easy Knitting Patterns [6]. You will be blown away by the amount of knitting patterns you can complete. This comprehensive collection is perfect for knitters of all skill levels. ***

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27 Knits You Can’t Screw Up: Easy Knitting Patterns for Beginners

27 Knits You Can’t Screw Up- Easy Knitting Patterns for Beginners [8]

Cowls & Scarves

These knit cowl patterns [9] and scarf knitting patterns [10] are perfect for beginners. They’re super easy, look awesome, and are so simple even I couldn’t mess them up.


Knit Blanket Patterns

I’ve always wanted to make my own knit blanket, so I’ll be trying at least one of these blanket knitting patterns [17]. They’re gorgeous and super easy.


Knitting for Babies & Kids

I don’t currently have any babies in my life for whom I can knit, but these free knitting patterns for kids [23] were too cute not to include.


Knit Hat Patterns

Knit hats are my new obsession. They look so cool, and I can’t wait to try one. All of these hat knitting patterns [30] are on my list of projects to make.


Everything Else Easy

This section is a hodge podge of easy knitting patterns [35] that look interesting and not too hard.


If you want more super fun and easy knitting patterns for beginners, check out our collection of 14 Rainbow Knitting Patterns for Beginners [42].

What’s your favorite knitting pattern for beginners?