Knitting for Beginners

Welcome to our knitting for beginners section where you’ll find all the information that beginner knitters need. From understanding needles to explaining yarn, we have a huge selection of free knitting patterns, tutorials and informative knitting videos to get you on your way!

All About Needles | Knitting for Beginners

All About Needles | Knitting for Beginners

In the first of our Knitting for Beginners series, we take a look at the tools of the trade, with advice from The Knitter’s Bible by Claire Crompton explaining all you need to know about knitting needles. There are three types of needles, in a range of sizes, lengths and made from different materials. Straight…

Knitting Needle Conversion Chart | US and Metric Sizes

Knitting Needle Conversion Chart | US and Metric Sizes

If you love knitting, it can be a hassle when you need to convert needle sizes for your chosen pattern. This handy knitting needle conversion chart gives you all of the information you need to find the right needle for your next project. Knitting needles come in different sizes for different-sized stitches and to suit…

Types of Yarn | Demystifying Yarn Weights

Types of Yarn | Demystifying Yarn Weights

Which yarn is right for your project? It’s easy to be baffled by all of the different yarns available! Different yarn weights work better for various types of project, and it’s best to do your research before starting a new pattern. The thickness of a yarn is referred to as its ‘weight’. Traditionally, the names…

Knitted Scarf Patterns | Five Free Projects

Knitted Scarf Patterns | Five Free Projects

Scarves are simple to make, easily customizable and extremely practical, so it makes perfect sense why they are one of the most popular knitting projects to make. We love handmade scarves too, and our latest FREE eBook features five brilliant knitted scarf patterns to try! Start with an easy-peasy garter stitch scarf with pretty fringed…

Learn How To Knit | Free eBook

Learn How To Knit | Free eBook

Learn how to knit from experts with this free eBook! This book features 38 stitches to help you to explore your new knitting skills. They are presented in three sections: Knit & Purl Stitches, Texture Stitches and Rib Stitches. Within this How To Knit  eBook you will find the great variety of fabrics that can…

Beginner Knits: Rag Rug Pattern

Beginner Knits: Rag Rug Pattern

This beginner knits rag rug pattern will show you how to knit a rug using old sheets and linens. Its greatest quality is how wonderful the rug feels under your feet. Once you’ve cut old sheets into a continuous strip, the knitting part is a cinch. It requires giant needles and the whole rag rug…