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3 Knitting Patterns for Beginners

By: Audrey Huggett, Editor for

Knowing where to start is one of the hardest things about learning a new skill.  Luckily, there is a bounty of tutorials and patterns for beginning knitters out there, just waiting to be discovered.  These patterns are aimed at those who are just starting to learn how to knit; you can try out one or two of these beginner knitting patterns to gain a better understanding of how to knit, and then you can move onto some more advanced stuff.  If you’re looking for first projects, this is a great place to start.


3 Knitting Patterns for Beginners

Simple Lucky Scarf Simple Cotton DishclothQuick Knit Scarf

Simple Lucky Scarf - You will be a master of the knit and purl stitches when you finish this easy scarf pattern.  The basic rib pattern is created by alternating pairs of stitches, so you will have mastered the basic knitting stitches by the time you finish this project.

Simple Cotton Dishcloth - Learn the basics as you knit up this useful dishcloth.  You will easily be able to finish up this beginner knitting pattern so that you can move onto something a little more challenging. 

Quick Knit Scarf - Completely finishing projects is the best way to gain confidence as a knitter, so quick projects are a great place for beginners to start.  This simple scarf pattern will start your knitting career off on the right foot.



Knitting for Beginners: 9 Free TutorialsLooking for more beginner patterns or tutorials?  Check out our free eBook, How To Knit For Beginners: 9 Free Tutorials, to find everything you need to start knitting.

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