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24 Straight Needle Knitting Patterns for Beginners

Make amazing projects with these beginner knitting patterns!

By: Kathryn Abrams, Editor, AllFreeKnitting.com
Straight Needle Knitting Patterns for Beginners

These 24 Straight Needle Knitting Patterns for Beginners represent the best of the best. When it comes to beginner knitting patterns, it's smart to start with straight needles, so you get a feel for the most traditional style of knitting. After all, you don't want to jump into the deep end of the pool before you can swim. The same goes with beginner knitting patterns. These straight needle patterns are perfect for both novices and experienced knitters, so you can experiment and find the best piece for your particular needs and skill level. When it comes to free knitting patterns for beginners, nothing beats this curated collection. We guarantee you'll be able to find several patterns that tickle your fancy!

Straight Needle Knit Shawls

These straight needle knit shawl patterns are so stylish and so versatile. The hardest part will be deciding which one to knit first! Beginner knitters will love these simple patterns using straight needles. Before you know it, you will have a beautiful piece you will cherish for many years to come.

Plus, many of these shawls can be used as scarves, too, so you get two for the effort of one!

Straight Needle Knit Hat Patterns for Beginners

Can you ever have too many hats? At AllFreeKnitting, we don't think so! Knitting a hat can be a totally relaxing process that gives you an opportunity to flex your crafting muscles in a unique way. Straight needle knitting patterns come in all shapes and sizes and these knit hat patterns are fun and functional.

Also included are some adorable baby hat patterns, which would be perfect to make as a baby shower gift, or for your own little one!

 

Straight Needle Beginner Baby Blankets

Knitting for babies is such a joy. Who doesn't love working up a knit baby blanket for a little boy or girl in your life? With so many options to choose from, these straight needle patterns for beginners make the ideal baby shower gift. Any expectant mother will love receiving a handmade gift knit with love in every stitch.

Knit Dishcloth Patterns for Beginners

If you are a beginner knitter, knit dishcloths are one of the fastest and easiest ways to get your needles moving in the right direction. These fool-proof straight needle knitting patterns work up quickly, so there's no need to worry about waiting a long time to see the fruits of your labor. These stylish kitchen accessories are practical and always in style.

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Love straight needle patterns. Have made the staple sweater a few times on straights and love any pattern with these.

Why are all the straight needles patterns plain knitting? I absolutely hate plain knitting, it isn't exclusive to circular needles which almost all the patterns seem to be.

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