Skill Level: Beginner


Cupcake Party Afghan

Cupcake Party Afghan

This cozy afghan uses lovely purple yarn cakes to create a pentagon-shaped design. Knit in five sections for easier handling when you knit on the road, the sections are blocked and sewn together using a single crochet seam on the back. Shaping is minimal, which makes this the perfect knit for a social evening out with your knitting buddies.

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Life of the Party Scarf

Life of the Party Scarf

This party scarf features an elegant diagonal stitch that is accompanied with a simple i-cord edging. Its stunning purple, green and yellow hues will remind you of flowers, green grass and sunshine. This simple, yet interesting, pattern is worked back and forth on straight needles and makes a wonderful stash buster.

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Sunday Brunch Dress

Sunday Brunch Dress

Ideal for knitters looking to branch out into more elaborate wearables, this simple tunic is knit from side to side using an aran weight yarn on a US size 8 needle. The end result is a fun-to-wear frock that’s perfect for lunch with mom. Pair it with tall boots and leggings or with bare legs and ankle boots!

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Happy Hues Baby Cardigan

I’m a big fan of bright happy colors on babies ― and a sweater that will match multiple outfits is even better! Choose whatever color palette you love! Make this baby sweater as crazy or subdued as you like! As a bonus, this is a great stashbusting project. The stripes use less than 50 grams each.

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Sun & Sea Shawl

This oversized scarf is knit entirely in garter stitch, making it a great TV or travel project. Follow the suggested stripe sequence or make up your own color scheme. Regular shaping makes it easy to customize this as your own.

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Father’s Day Finest Socks & Scarf

A knit alternative to the traditional Father’s Day tie, make dad a pair of socks and a scarf to match. These socks are designed specifically for men’s feet, features wide circumferences, a square heel and rounded toe. The easy to memorize stitch pattern has a masculine look and results in a light fabric, making it an ideal sock for warmer weather. The scarf is cozy, but lightweight, and is an easy knit that will keep him warm and stylish. The scarf is knit using a simple two-row repeat.

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Bobbled Chevron Cowl

This bright blue cowl is short and chunky and inspired by traditional designs knitted by assorted fishing communities around the UK coast. According to stories, each fishing port had its own pattern so those lost at sea could be reunited with their homes. This cowl is ideal for beginners as a first project in the round.

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Color Blocked Hat and Handwarmers Set

This simple hat and fingerless mitts combo is quick to work up and perfect for beginners. It features an interesting broken rib transition between the two colors to set this set apart from the rest. The set uses just one skein of each color and is a great way to use up single skeins or leftovers.

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