Learn how to knit a double brimmed beanie with this easy knitting pattern from The Chesapeake Needle! Knit in the round from the bottom up, this classic unisex beanie design is perfect for beginner knitters who want to learn how to make hats. Adding a faux fur pom pom and a custom leather patch to your finished beanie adds a stylish touch to an otherwise basic silhouette. The yarn I used for this project is Blue Sky Fibers Woolstok Worsted.
A knitted baby blanket pattern featuring a body of polka dots and crocheted baubles on the edge. Nab this free knitting pattern, warm up your needles and you'll have this adorable blanket in no time. Video tutorial shows how to crochet the bauble trim. https://nourishandnestle.com/knitted-baby-blanket-pattern-polka-dots-baubles/
This Knit Blanket Pattern is perfect for cool Spring and Summer nights. The free, printable pattern uses the Linen Stitch to create a woven-like fabric and simple crochet to create a lovely fringed edge. https://nourishandnestle.com/knit-blanket-pattern-linen-stitch/
These "Adore You" socks are a simple but classic sock pattern, made to help every yarn collector out there work their way through their stash little by little. These socks are comfortable, easy to knit, and the pattern is free! If you're a dog lover, you'll adore the matching dog sweater pattern-- it's just as simple, and it uses sock yarn, too! This free knitting pattern is a wonderful use of the sock yarn you're not sure what to do with. It was designed by Mrs Shank Knits.
Warm woolly knitted booties, incorporating traditional peeries and motifs and stranded colourwork into a modern shape for babies. Designed for fingering weight yarn - perfect for sock yarn leftovers! There are directions for five sizes (newborn to 18 mos). Started like a toe-up sock, then seamlessly knitted in the round, they have an inside ribbed cuff which makes them fit snugly. These sweet little handknit booties make perfect new baby, shower, or holiday gifts.
The "Personal Space Invaders" pattern is an adorable matching set-- a dog sweater and a set of leg warmers for the human to match! This pattern is a perfect way to match with your dog whenever you two go out. It's incredibly customizable with many different colourways you could pick in order to make this pattern your own! If you're looking for a retro style project to knit today, this pattern by Mrs Shank Knits is perfect for you. This free pattern is available on Knitty's website.
The "Dottie" Dog Sweater is a gorgeous and simple dog sweater design that you and your pup will love! The sweater keeps your pup's comfort in mind, so it has shaping around the tummy to keep it comfortable, and large armholes to give your pup full range of motion. After all, nobody likes a constricting sweater, and that goes for our pets, too! This handknit dog sweater pattern is available as a PDF on Etsy and Ravelry. It was designed by Mrs Shank Knits and focuses on your dog's comfort!
Learn to knit the arrowhead lace stitch with this free knitting pattern. I am so excited to bring this best-selling pattern to my blog! This design is perfect for beginners to knitting lace, as it's a small, quick project knit with bulky weight yarn (I used Stitch Please Chunky from Premier Yarns). The construction is also simple: it's knit flat from side to side and then seamed. If you sell handmade products at craft markets, this would be an excellent piece to keep in stock!
If you are a knitter curious on how to add a crochet border to your knit projects, then this post is for you! Simple, illustrated instructions and a video show how easy it is to clean up your edges with a crochet edge. https://nourishandnestle.com/how-to-add-a-crochet-border-to-a-knitted-piece/
If you're looking for a simple dog sweater to help you learn how to knit for your pup, the Dottie sweater is for you! The sweater itself is designed with your pup's comfort in mind. The sleeves and overall shaping of the sweater are designed to keep your dog feeling happy and cozy while they're out in the cold. The simple polka dots allow for lots of variety in colour combinations, which is always a plus. This sweater is available on Etsy and Ravelry!
Simple knit and purl stitches result in a reversible knit washcloth. The simple stitches make this a great project for new knitters, looking for ways to stretch beyond stockinette. And not for nothing, the waffle stitch results in a knit fabric that doesn’t curl! An optional crochet edge makes the dishcloth really special. https://nourishandnestle.com/waffle-stitch-knit-dishcloth-pattern/
The Dottie Scrunchie is an adorable handknit polka dot scrunchie that you can create in many different colours! This srunchie is an easy and quick knit, so it's a perfect beginner pattern-- especially for those who are just learning to knit in the round. Because of the simple design, you can use any yarn combination you'd like in order to make yourself a fully custom scrunchie according to your personal aesthetic! This knitting pattern is available on Etsy and Ravelry for $3.50 CAD.
Stay warm this winter with the Chouette Hat!! Knit from the bottom up and in the round, this free knitting pattern features a gorgeous chevron lace stitch pattern that is much easier to knit than you'd think!! I made sure to include a chart for the lace section for those who prefer charts over written instructions. You can also view the matching cowl pattern for free on my blog!
Stay warm this winter with the Chouette Cowl!! Knit from the bottom up and in the round, this free knitting pattern features a gorgeous chevron lace pattern that is much easier to knit than you'd think!! I made sure to include a chart for the lace section for those who prefer charts over written instructions. Stay tuned for the matching hat pattern to hit the blog next!!