With this week focusing on helping beginner knitters conquer the basics and more, I thought I would share with you a selection of the top beginner knitting blogs to help all of you keen crafters get started. Full of projects, tutorials, ideas, hints and tips, these knitting blogs are great for enabling you to create a whole bunch of cosy, knitted creations to keep you warm throughout the autumn and winter months!
The Lazy Perfectionist is a great down to earth blog for beginner knitters, providing information on everything from knitting abbreviations to the materials you will need to get started. This refreshing blog encourages you not to worry about perfecting every project but to enjoy it instead! Similarly, The Stitch Sharer is great for those who like to follow step by step photo tutorials. Clear, concise and really easy to follow.
Written by a self confessed crazy knitting lady, Random Knits is another great blog offering novice knitters a collection of free knitting patterns for mitts, socks, jumpers and more, as well as a great post for newbies – Embarking on knitting adventures. For those who are always looking for tips and techniques, Knitting Daily has it all! Jam packed with patterns, techniques, video tutorials and innovative ideas, this is the one stop shop for enthusiastic knitters.
Knitting Projects for Beginners That Won’t Bore You provides a whole host of downloadable knitting projects and patterns for beginner knitters. Create anything from colour block boot cuffs, to a beach baby blanket; chunky neck warmers, delicate lace scarfs and so much more – you’ll be impressed at how much you can achieve as a beginner knitter! Or if you already have your own pattern in mind, Cotton & Cloud can provide you with lots of top tips and instructions on How to Knit Well.
Budget Girl provides readers with some great honest advice to help you get started on your knitting journey, including tips and advice on what supplies to get, great books to buy, as well as links to easy downloadable patterns, and last but certainly not least, Kollabora provides Knitting 101, proving that learning to knit is actually much easier than you may think!
I thoroughly recommend checking out all of these knitting blogs and these beginner knitting products too. We hope that they prove to be helpful and would love to hear about any others great blogs that you are following… Be sure or leave us a comment below or contact us via our Facebook page!