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Knitting for Beginners: 3 Kitchen Knitting Patterns

By: Caitlin Eaton, Editor for AllFreeKnitting

If you're a beginner knitter, I bet you think that you won't be able to make anything beyond a knit scarf - wrong!  Even if you're new to the craft, knitting for beginners doesn't have to be limited to one type of project.  For instance, did you know that you can give your kitchen a makeover — knitting style — with the easy kitchen knitting patterns below?  Spruce up your dining table with a new, colorful placemat, or give your teapot a much-needed revamping, with a simple tea pot cozy pattern below.  Enjoy practicing your new skills while making something practical and fun!


Knitting for Beginners: 3 Kitchen Knitting Patterns


Simple Cotton Dishcloth - One of the fastest ways to add a cheery vibe to your kitchen is to knit up some brightly colored dishcloths!  This beautiful pattern is extremely basic, but it's a practical (and stylish) project that will last a lifetime.  Starting with something simple is a great way for beginners to start knitting.

Beginner Tea Cozy - Tea drinkers, rejoice! This Beginner Tea Cozy is just what you need for your kitchen. Made entirely in the garter stitch, you'll be able to use this tea cozy pattern to make a practical item for your kitchen in no time. Just follow the diagrams for complete seaming instructions.

Sugar 'n Cream Stripes Placemat - Aside from making up new dishcloths, another simple way to add a touch of style to your dining table is to knit up some placemats!  With this free knitting pattern you can create gorgeous embellishments for your table with ease.  Imagine having a fun, summer-themed party featuring these placemats on your dining table — wouldn't these be perfect for a summer afternoon tea party?


If you loved the easy patterns above, then you'll love the other beginner friendly patterns in our new eBook!  Don't miss Knitting for Beginners: 6 Easy Free Knitting Patterns for Beginners; download these free knitting patterns today!




For these unbelievable home decor projects and a ton more, check out How to Knit Afghans and More: 300 DIY Home Decor Patterns!


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