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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 beginner knitting patterns that are simple enough for newbies, but equally useful for the seasoned knitter:
knitting for kids: 15 beginner knitting patterns to grow your skills
knitted headband pattern with pom pom from Rust and Sunshine:
slippers in any size from Beatrice Cavicchioli
any size beginner hat recipe from The Sheep Shop
This 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:
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
Â I love this little bag for keeping tiny treasures that my kids have collected!
knitted doughnuts from 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.
Childâ€™s play crown from This Cosy Life:
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:
*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
knitting for babies
Simple baby bib pattern:
(image is from ellemme, pattern found here)
Knitted baby bonnet from Knit and Bake:
easy baby booties knitting pattern
these are wonderfully easy to knit and have so many variations to play with!
preemie baby hat from Ewe Ewe
Striped baby hat from A La Sascha: English translation and link to PDF found at the bottom of her post
Baby frog legs (legwarmers) pattern from Lauren Dahl:
bias baby blanket from JCasa
this blanket is knit in 3 colors and is so beautiful in its simplicity