Nicole and Bianca CuteDIYprojects Blogger For the knitting newbie, there is something magical about how those needles go flying through the string and somehow make amazing patterns which in turn create whole garments. Knitting is not as hard as it looks and with a bit of practice, you could get just as good. How to Begin That said, there is still some skill required for knitting.
There are so many wonderful colors — of course you can always choose your own colors — and designs. Many of the patterns can also easily be altered so if you need something larger or smaller, just figure out the additional stitches.
Also, be sure to check out these free crochet patterns for beginners. There are so many wonderful things in here that you can make — many of which will pair nicely with your new blanket.
Crocheting is such a wonderful skill.
Try out some of these amazing patterns Easy knitting projects for beginners see for yourself just how easy they are to complete. Blackberry Salad Striped Afghan This gorgeous afghan can easily be crocheted in a number of sizes.
You could use the pattern for a baby blanket or a king sized throw — whatever size you need. I love all the different colors and there are pattern sizes available for any size that you would need.
Chunky Feather And Fan Blanket This blanket has a beautiful lace look to it that is much easier to create than you may think. You use weight yarn and a large hook for this one — 15 mm to be exact — so it works up really quickly.
The finished product makes a gorgeous throw and you can learn the feather and fan stitches that are very popular. Clamshell Blanket This gorgeous clamshell blanket is a bit trickier than others but so worth the effort.
You can use the pattern for larger blankets or baby blankets as well as cushions and just about anything else you want to create that has this lovely clamshell pattern. This is such a traditional looking blanket and it would be the perfect throw for those chilly winter nights.
Classic Crochet Baby Blanket This lovely little blanket is perfect for anyone you know who is expecting. Why purchase store bought baby blankets when you can easily crochet one yourself?
The scalloped edge is really gorgeous, too and you could easily adjust this for size if you wanted to make something a big larger. Hexa Puff Quilt This hexa puff quilt is absolutely stunning.
The colors along with the design make it perfect for giving or keeping for yourself as a nice throw. The pattern is for a baby sized quilt, which would also be perfect for a lapghan or you could adjust the size if you want to make it a bit larger.
I love the pattern itself with those puffs of color.
I think doing this in different colors per line would be gorgeous, especially if you know the gender of the baby so you can alternate colors for him or her or just use neutral colors. Swirl Blanket This swirl blanket is certainly unique and makes the perfect throw for the back of your tea sipping and reading chair.
This one is really easy, too. Once you set up with the center, you just have to repeat the same step over and over until you reach the length that you want.
Crochet Sampler Afghan I love sampler patterns. This afghan really resembles a quilt with its blocks of different colors and designs. I even love the blues and greens used in this one, although you could use pink and blue to make it a baby afghan or whatever colors you need.
I love the bold colors used in this one but again, use whatever colors you need.Even a beginner can tackle these easy sewing projects created by Martha Stewart crafters.
This has got to be the best knitting for beginners book ever! From knitting and purling (both English AND Continental) to working cables to seaming and weaving in ends, this book really teaches (with tons of photos) new and beginning knitters everything they need to know to build a strong foundation of the craft.
For the knitting newbie, there is something magical about how those needles go flying through the string and somehow make amazing patterns which in turn create whole garments.
Learn how to knit with beginning knitting instructions from casting on to binding off. Follow lesson plan. Practice easy knitting patterns for beginners along with written and video instructions. Knitting Made Easy is written for beginners, and features easy to understand diagrams and step by step instructions to illustrate knitting stitches and techniques.
Add style to your wardrobe with original, free, and easy knitting patterns for beginners. Scarves, for example, are a great fashion piece that adds a little bit of color or texture to your outfit.