December 2020: Table of Contents

We took a quick poll and all the elves agree: these patterns make the perfect gifts. Whether you’re new to our magazine or have been with us for a while, you’re bound to discover some favorites in this hand-picked list from the editors of I Like Knitting. No matter what your skill level or your budget, we’ve got just the pattern for you. Enjoy exploring this curated visual guide of some of our favorite winter designs. From hats and scarves to mittens, cowls, slippers, socks and more, we’re here to help make this season what it should be: cozy and comforting.


Have fun mixing and matching your favorite colors in this one-of-a-kind pattern. Knit in the round and starting with 1x1 ribbing, you’ll work the fair isle pattern and finish it off with another 1 x 1 rib edge. The wrong side is conveniently hidden inside the scarf, so there’s no need to worry — no matter how you style it, the scarf will always look its best! Read More 

Stripe a pose in this dream of a sweater: relaxed fit, dropped shoulders, split hem, crew neck and, of course, stripes! Go bold with neon pink for a summer sweater everyone will remember. Read More 

Do your best fox trot as you slip and slide along your hardwood floors in these cozy fox socks. Knit in a DK weight yarn, they are a quick and extra-cute project. Read More 

Cassidy is a gingham patterned cowl that is great for both beginner and advanced colorwork knitters. Worked in the round and following charts, this cowl works up in no time at all. Read More 

This cowl is a bigger, cozier version of the original Fiercely Autumn Cowl published in the August 2017 issue. The tweedy aspect of the Arranmore yarn gives a slightly rustic and fashionable look to this intemporal stitch pattern made of ribbing and cables for a cowl that you will want to wear all autumn long. Read More