Category Archives: Free Patterns

Relax While You Knit: 7 Free, Intermediate, & Mindless Knitting Patterns for Christmas Day

I love it when it’s my turn to open a gift on Christmas! And my family loves to surprise me. Most of the time, however, I take a back seat and knit while my family plays the Santa Game.* Yesterday … Continue reading

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Relax While You Knit: 7 Free, Easy, & Mindless Knitting Patterns for Christmas Day

If your family is anything like mine, you may spend a lot of time on Christmas Day sitting around watching people unwrap presents. In our family, we like to stretch out the gift-giving as long as possible by playing the Santa game.* … Continue reading

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Free Pattern and Video: Beginner Lace Scarf For Summer – The Palm Springs Feather and Fan Lace Scarf

It’s summer, but you still want to knit. Here’s a great summer scarf pattern that is good for beginners. I’m serious! Even though it looks complicated, it’s not. Every knitter should know how to do Feather and Fan Lace.

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Knitting For Men: The Top 10 Patterns Your Man Will Love

Do you know the kind of knits men like? What kinds of sweaters do they like best? Crew-necks or cardigans? What brand of yarns do they like? Noro or Cascade? What is the safest color to pick for men? Navy … Continue reading

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Mistake-Rib Stitch: An Easy, Masculine Scarf-Stitch

It’s so rugged and burly, I actually just like to call it “man-stitch.” Why? In a chunky yarn this is a perfect stitch for a guy’s scarf or sweater, and it’s super-easy – but not boring – to knit. “Man-stitch” … Continue reading

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