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This Mothers Day, isnit it time you showed your mom just how special she is? With so many great knitting patterns online, we've rounded up some of the best Mother's Day crafts for adults we could find in this free collection! Inside our latest eBook, Mothers Day Crafts for Adults 9 Easy Knitting Projects for Mom, you will find nine free knitting patterns that would all make wonderful gifts for Mom.
We often think of September as knitting season, but the truth is that you can cast on a fun and exciting at any time of the year. The world is full of exciting and creative knitting patterns, just waiting for you to discover them. But it can be difficult to know how to find the perfect knitting pattern what season you can realistically wear it in. This collection of knitting patterns is arranged around the calendar year.
This gorgeous, mustard-colored knit cardigan pattern is an ode to earlier days. The retro-chic Armande Cardigan is a great layering option for variable spring weather but is a wonderful piece for year-round wear. We love the sweet button detailing and darling front pockets that give this cardigan its old-fashioned flare. The Armande Cardigan may take a little time, but with patience you can create a lovely knit cardigan to be proud of.
This vintage knitting pattern is still in style today. Knit a classic Beany Cap and be the envy of all your friends. This simple knit hat is both a classic you'll love wearing time after time. It's a great pattern for a man or a woman and can easily be adapted to fit a child's head as well. This versatile hat is one you'll have in your closet forever. You'll look great in the Beany Cap, plus your head will stay nice and warm.
Together, this Cute Cloth and Rad Rag make up what we like to call Retro Rags! Knit up a few for your home and watch your kitchen take a wild trip back in time. While these dishcloths are more challenging than most patterns, just follow the knitting instructions carefully and you'll be glad that you did once they're finished. Knit both cloths with two strands of yarn for added strength.
Adapted and updated from a vintage knitting pattern from the 1900s, this classic cardigan can easily be dressed up or down depending on the occasion. Just slip this slim, ribbed Downton Abbey Cardigan on with your favorite pair of jeans and you're ready for a relaxing walk down by the beach. Have fun playing around with buttons to create a unique piece that will fit flawlessly into your wardrobe.
Dress like the stars of the popular British television drama, "Downton Abbey," with these vintage knitting instructions. In this pattern that's a genuine blast from the past, you can create a retro skirt, blouse and jacket. Make a bold statement with your wardrobe by donning this timeless design that's once again back in style!
Put on your red lip stick and don't forget to take the curlers out of your hair we're taking a trip through time back to one of my favorite decades the 1950s. Defined by its elegant and feminine attire, 1950s clothing embodies a bolder era of style. People took more risks, outfits were tailored closer to the body and dresses were strapless with fuller skirts. Its classic characteristics like this that gives the 50s an irresistible allure that keeps people craving retro-inspired designs every year. Fifties influence even extends to the runway each year designers are seeking ways to put modern twists on classic favorites, all while keeping the decade's original charm intact. Thankfully, with so many free vintage knitting patterns available, creating your own vintage-inspired wardrobe couldn't be simpler. In this collection of 1950s patterns, you'll discover elegant wraps, mittens, sweaters and shawls all which will fill your closets full of classic clothing that's rich with fifties style.
Knitters can find inspiration in the world around them, so its no surprise that popular culture offers up fertile ground for designers. Mad Men in particular has had a huge impact on the stylistic choices of viewers the vintage look is back stronger than ever, thanks in part to Mad Men. Knitters are by no means immune to this resurgence of the retro lookfrom creating Mad Men inspired patterns to digging up old vintage knitting patterns, the knitting community has met the challenges of the vintage craze admirably.
Make your mark on these cute, vintage inspired Personalized Mittens. The flowery motif on the back of the mittens is based off of an old embroidery chart. A letter of your choice adorns each thumb, so you can put your own personal stamp on these mittens. Your fingers will stay nice and warm inside of these mittens. Knitting up the color work chart will be a fun project for experienced knitters.