Socks are so fun to knit, and if you’ve never tried them before, these striped socks from Mellywood’s Mansion are a good place to start.
They call for 8 ply yarn (she’s in Australia), which is usually called a light …
It’s hard to believe these are the fall surprises when it’s not even August yet, but the two surprise patterns just released by Knitty are great to knit now and use later (or, in the case of the socks, to …
I’m pretty sure I told you before about Red Heart’s Christmas in July pattern collection. A lot of these are crochet, but I saw a new one this week that caught my eye for knitters.
The Red Jumper is a …
Kat at Just Crafty Enough set herself the goal of knitting a pair of mittens each month this year, and she’s taking it easy for July with a pair that uses stripes rather than her usual more complex colorwork.
Want to knit a cute accessory that you can make from start to finish in an afternoon or so? Look no further than the Chain Scarf Necklace from La littérature gourmande.
Each of the links is a knit rectangle (work …
The free Sweater Babe pattern of the month this month is the Vintage Charm One Ball Hat, a cute little lace leaf patterned hat worked with one skein of a super soft chunky 100 percent baby alpaca yarn.
Hooker Leo has a cute coffee cup square motif that …
Speaking of knitting things for the home, this week’s free pattern from Classic Elite Yarns fits right in. This knit footstool designed by Tonia Barry is a pretty simple — if somewhat big — project that will definitely let people …
Kara over at Petals to Picots had been holding on to a ball of Lion Brand Collection Silk Yarn, waiting for the prefect project to come around. When she learned about making elongated stitches by wrapping the yarn an extra …
Kat at Just Crafty Enough is going strong with her challenge to design and knit a pair of mittens every month this year. The June installment was inspired by the Delft pottery she saw during a recent trip to the …
Edie Eckman, Red Heart Yarn and CreativeBug have teamed up for a 12-week free knitalong course to make a cabled afghan, and the first lesson launched today.
It begins with a discussion of the materials needed — it calls for …
Mary Scott Huff recently shared a fun free pattern for knit doll hair with a bow (sided for an adult) over at the Craftside blog. This was a leftover project from her book Fun and Fantastical Hats to Knit, and …
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This week’s free pattern from Classic Elite Yarns is the lovely Chevron Eyelet Scarf, a great project for summer when you need something to throw on in cooler moments.
In addition to being pretty and easy, this scarf offers …
Just because the dog days of summer are upon us doesn’t mean your knitting needles have to go on summer break. Knit up one of these gorgeous shawls, perfect for a cool morning commute or warding off a chilly evening. …