Are you new to the world of knitting? Or maybe you’ve been thinking of taking it up as a new hobby? Well, I have good news for you. We’ve rounded up some free knitting patterns for beginners!
We found a variety of great knitting projects that are simple enough for beginners. These would be fun crafts to make for yourself or to give as gifts! We’ve got several options for you to choose from.
Free Knitting Patterns for Beginners
Grab your knitting needles and yarn and let’s start crafting!
FINGER KNITTED RUG From A Little Craft in Your Day
You don’t even need knitting needles for this rug. It’s done with a finger knitting technique!
EASY SEED STITCH KNITTED THROW From The Knitting Space
This stunning throw is really easy to knit. Get started now and you’ll be all ready to give it as a gift next Christmas.
BEGINNER SCARF From Sewrella
This is a fantastic first project for a beginner! Master one row and repeat.
BEGINNER CHUNKY HAT From Mama In A Stitch
Whip up some of these chunky hats for the entire family. You’ll stay cozy and warm all winter long.
DIAGONAL CHEVRON ZIGZAG STITCH From Studio Knit
What would you make out of this fun chevron knitting stitch? It would make a gorgeous scarf or blanket!
EASY LACE SCARF From Sheep And Stitch
Another fun idea for a knitted scarf, this one has a lacy look to it that we really love.
EASY KNIT FINGERLESS GLOVES From Bhooked Crochet
Anyone else a fan of fingerless gloves? They keep your hands warm but still allow you to use your phone, do up buttons, or other fine coordination tasks.
CABLE EAR WARMER HEADBANDS From An Oregon Cottage
Ear warmers are especially nice for those times when you are going someplace special and don’t want to end up with hat head. These cable knit headbands would keep your ears warm and toasty while adding a pretty hair accessory.
WOOLY KNITTED BABY BOOTIES From The Knitting Space
Keep those tiny toes warm and cozy with these little knitted booties. Make up a few sets in different colors for a great baby shower gift.
MARKET STRING BAG From Mama In A Stitch
Reduce your carbon footprint and take along your own stylish knitted bags.
CHUMMY CHEVRON HEADBAND From Brome Fields
Here’s another take on the knitted headband. We adore a good chevron design!
DIAGONAL COMFORT BLANKET From Ravelry
Make one of these to add to your baby booties gift for something really special.
EASY DISHCLOTH From Fave Crafts
Did you know that not only are these dishcloths fantastic to keep around your home (the texture helps get the dishes really clean!) but you can also make them to donate to charities who distribute them to homeless shelters and missionaries to hand out to those in need?
KNIT SCRUNCHIES From The Snugglery
We are so happy that scrunchies are in again! And what could be cuter than these that you make yourself?
Great knitting projects, right? Which one would you like to make first? We think choosing one with a basic stitch that you just knit row after row is a great way to get started before branching out into other projects.