The holiday season is approaching fast and it’s time to get our lists together for family and friends. If you are a knitter and just might be looking for the perfect pattern to knit for someone on your gift list here are a few fun and free ideas.
Last minute gift ideas
can be a challenge but the book Last Minute Knitted Gifts
provides us with a bunch of projects to think about when knitting. From hats
, to bags and bookmarks and everything in between depending on your knitting experience you are sure to find something to make for that hard to find person on your list.
Looking for a few good free patterns?Patterns include angels, Christmas afghans, booties to knit, Christmas stockings, bookmarks, holiday decorations, sweaters, trimmings, pillows and more.
An all-time favorite to knit is the Mr. Flurry knitted snowman
. The pattern is for an 11 inch snowman that can sit on your holiday table or the fireplace mantel. It makes a great decoration for any home and can be knitted in short amount of time. The pattern can be downloaded for free here.
Another site to explore for free knitting patterns is the Craftsy Web site. The site features patterns from independent designers and while some of the patterns the designers charge to download there is a variety of wonderful free patterns to explore that can be found by following this link. You can find socks to knit, slippers, scarves, baby items and more all for free!
Ravely is another site to find some of the best knitting patterns for gift ideas. Just go to Raverly.com
to start your search. Find some of the best hats, scarves, mittens and more to knit on the site.
If you are looking for simple gifts to knit try the free patterns on the All Free Knitting Web site called 12 of Grandma’s Favorite Simple Knitting Patterns
. The patterns include classic clothing designs, hats, baby knitting patterns, and some easy knitting patterns.
Still unsure of what to knit then try out a free online knitting class
. This can help develop your knitting skills and add to your pattern experience. The free online class Creative Cabled necklines can help
with sweater knitting, while the Improve Your Knitting: Alternative Methods, can help develop your skills.
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