As knitters, we know that knit jewelry is probably not one of your favorite ways to use up yarn. You’ve probably never even thought of it! When you’re trying to dash your stash, you’re more likely to choose a tiny knit baby hat or a sock with a ton of different colored stripes. But when your yarn scraps aren’t even long enough for a bitty baby bootie, knit jewelry is a great alternative!
You’d be surprised what you can create with yarn. There are so many impressive DIY jewelry tutorials out there – including ones for yarn. The best thing about knit jewelry (aside from it making way for a new skein of alpaca) is that it’s a unique way to accessorize. Boutiques all over the country have been picking up on this rustic, arts and crafts style jewelry trend. Knit jewelry is a creative way to add color and texture to your outfit, as well as a fun way to experiment with a new style of knitting.
If you’re worried about your creation looking like a grade school craft project, don’t worry. There are tons of artisan knit pieces that are absolutely exquisite. Just look at this gorgeous lace Knecklace! A seven year old definitely could not have made that. So, to show you how pretty knit jewelry can be, we’ve rounded up a few DIY jewelry patterns from AllFreeKnitting we know you’ll love.
10 Minute Knit Ring – This adorable little ring will take you just ten minutes – we promise!
Anthropologie Inspired Bracelet – This gorgeous knockoff bracelet was inspired by the artisan knit cuff from Anthropologie.
Country Charm Cuffs – These sweet little cuffs are the perfect touch of girlish charm.
Easy Knit Necklace – This garter stitch necklace is not only a unique neck accessory, but a great tutorial for beginning knitters who need practice with basic stitch work.
Easy Stacking Bangles – These effortlessly cool bangles are fun to mix and match.
Friendship Bracelets – Share this adorable bracelet with your best friend!
Julie Necklace – This whimsical knit necklace is the perfect statement necklace for a casual lunch.
Petite Pyramid Necklace – This trendy and tiny charm mimics the look of marbled stone.
Urban Chic Tassel Necklace – Last but not least, this chic necklace is the perfect finishing touch for a low neckline.
Don’t forget about the Heavensent Cardigan Kit giveaway! We are giving away one Heavensent Cardigan Kit to two lucky winners. The deadline to enter is December 24, 2013 at 11:59:59 PM Eastern Time. Enter here for your chance to win!
Will you be making any of these jewelry patterns?