15 Simple Kid Knits for New Knitters

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One of the best things that fall brings with it is knitting. I tend to sew a lot, but it was so exciting to break open my knitting bag and get my needles going on some new projects!

Are you new to knitting or looking for some quick knits for your kiddos (or upcoming babies)?

Check out these links for knitting patterns that are simple enough for beginners, but equally useful for the seasoned knitter:

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knitted headband pattern with pom pom from Rust and Sunshine:headband rust and sunshine

slippers in any size from Beatrice Cavicchioli slippers by beatrrice cavicchioli

 

any size beginner hat recipe from The Sheep Shop

beginner hat from sheep shop cambridgeThis hat is knitted flat, so it’s perfect for those who aren’t quite ready for knitting in the round!

 

3 and a half knitted bows from Cornflower Blue Studio:3.5 bows cornflower blue studio

These are so useful! Boys can wear them as bowties, or pair them with the above headband for girls!

knitted treasure bag from Inner Child Crochet

 I love this little bag for keeping tiny treasures that my kids have collected!

knitted doughnuts from I Like Lemons knitted doughnuts i like lemons

In her post she offers her variation, plus a link to the original pattern. The pattern uses an M1 stitch, which might be new for beginners. For a great demonstration of this stitch, see this video.

Child’s play crown from This Cosy Life:thiscosylifeknittedcrown

I made one of these crowns for each of my girls a couple years ago and they still wear them for dress-up! Also, be sure to check out her pattern shop…it’s full of wonderful things to knit!

 

 

ninja toy from Vickie Howell at Craftsy:purple stitch ninja craftsy

*this one is free from Craftsy (part of the Purple Stitch Project), however you will need to sign up for a Craftsy account to access it

 

 

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Simple baby bib patternknitted bib lsmorin

(image is from ellemme, pattern found here)

 

Knitted baby bonnet from Knit and Bakebaby bonnet knit and bake

easy baby booties knitting pattern

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these are wonderfully easy to knit and have so many variations to play with!

 

 

preemie baby hat from Ewe Ewe

preemie baby hat pattern ewe ewe

Striped baby hat from A La Sascha:           simple striped baby hat ala sascha English translation and link to PDF found at the bottom of her post

 

Baby frog legs (legwarmers) pattern from Lauren Dahl: babyfroglegs laurendahl

 

bias baby blanket from JCasa

bias blanket jcasa

  this blanket is knit in 3 colors and is so beautiful in its simplicity

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