Learn to Knit with these Beginner Patterns & Projects

You are just learning to knit, and you need some great beginner patterns! So here are 12 perfect beginner knitting projects that are so suitable for when you are just starting out.

 

 

As a beginner when you are just starting to learn to knit, you want good knitting projects that are easily, fast and don’t introduce you too early to complicated stitches and patterns.

I have pulled together 12 knitting patterns and projects here, that are so suitable for when you are just starting out and learning to knit.

There is nothing complicated about these patterns and projects. As a complete beginner you should feel confident taking on these patterns, and making some awesome stuff too!

 

Beginner knitting patterns and projects

 

 

 

Lia Scarf

Knitted scarf

 

A scarf is a great beginner knitting pattern.  This is knitted in plain knit stitch, which is an easy first stitch to master.  Even though this is beginner level, the scarf is lovely and on trend.  It also uses lovely Merino wool, which feels great to knit with, and will feel so great when you are wrapped in it! You can download the pattern for free right here.

 

Daylight Beanie

Knitted hat

 

A hat is another great beginner’s knitting project. This is a really cute beanie style hat, that is easy and fast to knit.  You can download the free pattern right here.

 

Downtown Cardigan

Knitted cardigan

If you are feeling ready to take on a piece of clothing to knit, you can’t go wrong with this beautiful cardigan. It is knitted in relaxed garter stitch,  another easy beginner knitting stitch.  This cardigan works up really quickly, and it is ideal for beginners.  You can download the pattern right here.  

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Simple Knit Sweater

 

Knitted sweater

This is the perfect chunky and cozy sweater that is ideal for the beginner knitter.  It is quick and simple to knit.  You can download the pattern right here.

 

Beginner knitting projects

 

Rainbow Caterpillar

Knitted rainbow caterpillar

This Rainbow Caterpillar is a great beginner project, and would make a wonderful gift. You just need to know basic knitting stitches for this, and it knits up so fast. You can download the free knitting pattern right here.

 

Back Porch Shawl

Knitted shawl

A shawl is another great knitting project, that is so useful too.  This beautiful shawl is perfect for beginners. You can download the free pattern right here

 

Kate Headband

Knitted headband

A headband is another really easy project to take on as a beginner.  This pattern does feature a little bit of cable, but it is very easy to learn, and would make a good beginner challenge!  You can download the pattern right here.  

 

Cushion

Knitted cushion

A cushion is another great beginner’s project. This cushion is so easy to knit up, and so soft and beautiful. You can download the pattern here.

Baby Booties

Knitted baby booties

These baby booties are so cute, and a perfect beginner’s knitting project.  They are a small scale project, so perfect for somebody just learning to knit. You can download the pattern here.

 

Simple Square Chunky Blanket

Knitted chunky blanket

 

A blanket was one of the first knitting projects I ever did as a beginner. I made my unborn daughter her first blanket! It was a great project that I really poured myself into. So a blanket is a great thing to make when you are just starting out knitting. Because of the repetitiveness of a blanket pattern, you very quickly master certain stitches. You can download the pattern here.

 

Rainbow

Knitted rainbow

This little rainbow is an easy and fast knitting project, perfect therefore for the beginner.  You can turn it into anything – a brooch or pin, you can knit several and make a hanging mobile – whatever you want to do! You can download the pattern right here.

 

Garter Stitch Baskets

Knitted baskets

These baskets are such a useful thing to knit. They are also so easy and fast to knit up, and perfect if you are just starting out. You can download the pattern here.

 

Just as you wouldn’t run before you can walk, you don’t want complicated knitting patterns and projects when you are just starting out and learning to knit.

These patterns can make you some amazing things for you, others, and your home, but they are easy and uncomplicated.  Perfect for the beginner!

 

You are just learning to knit, and you need some great beginner patterns! So here are 12 perfect beginner knitting projects that are so suitable for when you are just
starting out.

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