These knitting patterns made the list of most popular patterns I published this year.
All of these knitting patterns are beginner friendly and free on the blog. Of course, you can always purchase the ad-free pdf from one of my shops.
From small projects to large ones, these knits are easy makes. I hope you find some knitting inspiration and a new relaxing knit to start the new year off with!
Learn how to knit a pocket shawl. This easy knit pocket shawl pattern is comfy and cozy.
The Giana Shawl knits up fast in chunky yarn. The garter stitch makes this knitting pattern a breeze, especially for beginning knitters.
Adding pockets to your shawl is simple. Knit up this easy rectangle shawl. Then knit two small rectangles for your pockets.
The Umbria Chunky Knit Shawl Pattern is both cozy and gorgeous. An easy, beginner friendly knitting pattern this free triangle shawl pattern works up fast in chunky yarn.
The Umbria is a shallow triangle shawl with long wings, allowing for easy styling. Wrap it around your shoulders, or switch it up and wear the Umbria as a chunky knit triangle scarf.
This knit shawl is easy to adjust by continuing the pattern repeat for as long as you’d like to make your shawl, or til you run out of yarn!
The Bella Vita Blanket is an easy knitting pattern with a beautiful result. Knitted with a wool blend superbulky yarn this throw makes a gorgeous wedding blanket for that special couple.
If you’re looking for a handmade housewarming gift the Bella Vita Knit Blanket works up quickly and you can customize the colors to suit the home.
The Bella Vita Blanket is knitted with simple stitches. Any level knitter can feel confident knitting this easy blanket. The texture of the main section is created with a combination knits and purls.
The Lana Knit Cardigan is a simple knitting pattern designed for beginning knitters. This long knit cardigan pattern includes a generous amount of ease for a loose, flowing garment. The easy repeat is a relaxing knit that any level knitter will enjoy.
Take your Lana Knit Cardigan out while on an evening walk. Knit in cotton yarn this cardigan is great to take along for a beach day. The length makes it so easy to wear as a beach cover up.
Love to wear leggings? The Lana Cardigan features a long length and side slits. Which makes this knit cardigan perfect for layering, without the bulk.
The Bianca Bookmark is a free beginner knitting pattern that will delight knitters with the simple to knit heart design. This easy knit bookmark pattern works up quickly in worsted weight yarn. Gift your handmade bookmark to your children and grandchildren, or knit a set for class.
These sweet little bookmarks knit up so fast. The main pattern is a simple two row stockinette stitch repeat. The border and edges are worked in the easy seed stitch.
And the heart detail placement can be customized to your liking, or even repeated if you wish. With the heart rows separated from the main pattern, it’s easy to move it around. This beginner knitting pattern is written in a manner that allows you to make it your own.
Learn how to knit these pumpkins for your fall home decorating. Three sizes are included with this quick, worsted weight knit pumpkin pattern. Whether you knit on straight needles or prefer knitting in the round, this pumpkin pattern has you covered.
The easy knitted pumpkin pattern is free. Plus the pattern includes directions for knitting these pumpkins flat or in the round. Grab all the yummy mustard, burnt orange and cinnamon colored yarn to knit up for this harvest of pumpkins.
Technically this knit ear warmer pattern is from 2019, but it was publsihed in late December so I figured it could make the list!
This Chunky Knit Ear Warmer is a winter wonder. It keeps you warm while accessorizing as well. The easy pattern is perfect for beginning knitters and works up quickly in super bulky weight yarn.
They make gorgeous handmade gifts for everyone on your list! I worked up a whole set of chunky knit ear warmers for teachers’ Christmas gifts. I love gifting handmade creations that are also useful.
What sort of resolutions do you make for the new year? Or, are you like me and avoid them all together?
If you ‘re looking to start the year right, I might recommend these Free Printable Knitting Planner Pages from Little Red Window.
They look like a great way to focus your knitting for the year!
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