5 Easy Beginner Knitting Projects

5 Easy Beginner Knitting Projects

As a beginner knitter myself I thought I would compile a short list of the beginner knits I have tried. I wanted to make a list that was simple and that anyone trying to learn how to knit can do!

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Easy Knit Dishcloth Pattern

Easy Knit Dishcloth Pattern

I love my knit dishcloths. They are scrubby, but also a perfect quick little project that you can start and finish in an hour or two. They are perfect for beginners or anyone who’s a novice, casual knitter – like me!
I’ve made dishcloths for a while and have slowly morphed the pattern into one I like. Here is my pattern.

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I Heart Cables Knit Beanie

I Heart Cables Knit Beanie

I started this touque in 2015. I know that because I was pregnant with my first daughter and was making it as a gift for a friend’s son. I got frustrated with the cabels and how long it was taking and packed it away. Covid-19 comes and brings with it the motivation to finish it. It won’t fit him now but, luckily, one of my girls will fit it next year.

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Knitting: Girls Smocked Tunic

Knitting: Girls Smocked Tunic


This project took me about 10 months to pick away at, I finished it and it will probably be the first and last article of clothing I knit. Find the Ravelry Pattern here. Read more

WIP Wednesday: Girl’s Smocked Tunic

WIP Wednesday: Girl’s Smocked Tunic

WIP Wednesday, Tunic, Knit,

I started this project a while back, and have been scared to work on it. It’s my first piece of clothing!  It’s worked flat so it should be easier, right? but I’m still nervous. I have only recently mastered working a hat in the round, can I really make a tunic? Sleeves and a little back slit? So far, so good! Read more

Newborn Snowflake Beanie: Free Pattern

Newborn Snowflake Beanie: Free Pattern

two tone knitting, knit, snowflake, newborn

I have fallen in love with two tone knitting, and I love knitting baby stuff. You make progress so quickly, and seeing it take shape feels so rewarding. I did this one and it ended up being a lot smaller than I expected. Its only going to be good for a newborn.

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Easy Baby Beanie / Toque Tutorial with Pattern

Easy Baby Beanie / Toque Tutorial with Pattern

Easy Baby Beanie Tutorial with Pattern | leave it to Joy
I accidentally made a Easy Baby Beanie pattern from Ravelry into a medium difficulty, but I love the enhancements, and it goes by so quick! It’s a great little gift for all the winter babes coming this year.

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Grandma’s Dishcloth: Learning What I Do Wrong Knitting

Grandma’s Dishcloth: Learning What I Do Wrong Knitting

dish cloth, knitting pattern, tutorial, ssk, k2tog, knitting, knit

Well another first for me, my first dishcloth. I know it seems like a real rookie project, but I needed a break from the tiny yarn, and tiny needles that I’m using for my baby hats I’m producing for all the winter babes coming this Christmas.

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Knit Baby Hat: First Hat!

Knit Baby Hat: First Hat!

hat with pompom1EVERYONE! I FINISHED MY FIRST NOT STRAIGHT LINES KNITTING PROJECT!!!

It’s a baby hat, It’s adorable – I know! It was also quite a journey to get here, let me tell you how I made this easy pattern overly complicated, and almost quit.

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DIY Knit Scrunch Headband

DIY Knit Scrunch Headband

headband, knit, scrunch, matching, grey, pinkI’ve been working on this headband to match my Coral Vertical Strip Cowl Scarf for way too long. I know I could have finished it up  a long time ago but for whatever reason I keep getting distracted, until this week. TA DA! and I LOVE IT! I want to make another one. Too bad its spring and I don’t really need to wear them anymore, *sigh*. Alas I have a decent headband, ready for next year.

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