5 Finger Knitting Patterns
Check out these finger knitting patterns for beginners, children, and seasoned knitting veterans alike!
Step aside, knitting needles! You've heard of arm knitting as the new knitting sensation that's sweeping the nation, but it's time to make way for the latest craze finger knitting. These finger knitting patterns are a great way to get your feet wet with this cool technique.
The best part about finger knitting patterns is that they just require three things: your own two hands and some yarn. If you have some experience with knitting, this technique will be a breeze for you, but even complete beginners can expect to finish their first project in no time.
Start with the article below on how to finger knit, grab some scrap yarn, and get to practicing. Once you've knitted your first swatch using only your fingers, you'll be amazed at how easy all of the following patterns seem to complete. Whether you decide to knit up a couple of quick Christmas gifts or deck out your home with something quick and stylish, don't forget to pass this skill onto your friends because finger knitting is more fun together!
Learn How to Finger Knit
Before you delve into the finger knitting patterns below, you need to equip yourself with all the necessary skills! This easy-to-follow guide is choc full of pictures and detailed explanations, so any novice can manage his or her first finger knitting venture with relative ease. If you're teaching your children how to finger knit, the article recommends starting with super bulky yarn—so do we! This makes it easier for the little ones to see exactly what they're doing and how the yarn moves on their fingers.
If you like finger knitting so far, you'll love arm knitting! For an amazing article on how to knit with your arms, as well as some seriously fabulous patterns, check out How to Arm Knit: Arm Knitting Tutorials and Patterns
1. Finger Knit Letter Ornament
2. Finger Knit Infinity Scarf
If you're worried that you're not good enough yet at finger knitting to make a whole infinity scarf, worry not! Knitting a scarf with your fingers is just as easy as knitting the letter ornament above—it just takes a little longer! In fact, this pattern is a great way to get used to finger knitting, and it will all be muscle memory by the time you're finished.
3. DIY Trivet Finger Knitting Pattern
If you thought finger knitting patterns could only produce long strands of knitted fabric, you're wrong! This chic, minimalist home decor pattern proves that, with a little manipulation, finger knitting can be truly versatile. We love these trivets as an addition to a nautical or rustic-themed home, but they also make a great project to keep the grandkids' hands busy.
Knitting isn't just for grown-ups! If you wish your parents taught you how to knit when you were little, or if you remember the tender, loving fingers on your grandma's hands showing you how to hold the needle and you want your children or grandchildren to experience the same thing, you need to check out our list of 15 Beginning Knitting Patterns: Free Knitting Patterns and Tutorials to Teach your Kids to Knit
4. DIY Plant Hanger Finger Knitting Project
5. Button Love Scarf
Embellishing your knitting patterns with buttons and pins is easy, and it's no different with finger knitting patterns! This project will teach you how to knit a scarf with some real personalization. We love this pattern for teens, children, and adults alike because you can make it to perfectly suit your individual personality, and it's super quick and simple.
What will you make with your new finger knitting skill?