Welcome to he best selection of beginner knitting patterns that are perfect for those beginning to knit or those looking for simple projects.
Easy Scarf Knitting Patterns for Beginners
Chunky Beginner Scarf
Beginner garter stitch scarf knit in chunky yarn.
Simple Knit Super Scarf
Keeping it simple is right! The simple garter stitch leaves room for a bright POP of color in this knit scarf.
Beginner Garter Drop-Stitch Scarf
If you can do knit stitch and you can wrap yarn around a needle, then you can make this comfy scarf. Perfect for beginners or when you’d like a new scarf in a hurry.
Textured Men’s Scarf
An understated knit and purl pattern gives this handsome men’s scarf just enough interest.
Easy garter stitch scarf.
Mondo Ribbed Scarf
Even beginner knitters will easily master the rib stitch and appreciate that it is reversible.
Easy Hat Knitting Patterns for Beginners
Beginner beanie to knit for ladies in stockinette stitch with a rib stitch edge.
Super easy and super stylish, this acorn hat is a beginner project.
Easy Knit Rib Hat
Thanks to the stretchy nature of the rib stitch, this hat should fit most heads!
Easy beginner cap with pompom.
Garter Knit Hat
This quick-stitch hat is knit in bulky yarn.
Easy Cowl Knitting Patterns for Beginners
Perfection Knit Cowl
This cowl is sure to be a new favorite this winter season—it’s so soft and light as a cloud! Make several to give as gifts, or to make sure you always have a cowl to match your outfit.
Navy Moss Cowl
A soft pliable Moss stitch cowl, using a duo of contrasting yarns, worked together on large (9.00mm) needles. This scarf is quick to knit and worked on straight needles. A twist is made in the fabric before seaming. When worn, this cowl is short and sits softly with folds at the throat. Our Silkroad DK Tweed and New Era Merino DK Superwash yarns are both super soft and suitable for wearing against the skin. This cowl makes a great gift!
Cozy Lace Cowl
This cowl is the perfect size to tuck into your favorite coat.
Meet a friend for coffee or polish off your office look in this big wonderful cowl. Simple garter stitch ensures you will finish knitting in time for your next important day. It’s an ageless look to make as a gift for recipients of any generation.
Easy Sweater Knitting Patterns for Beginners
Basic V-Neck Pullover
Sometimes, a simple pullover is all you need. Great for beginners, this pullover is knit in the round from the bottom up until the neckline in simple stockinette through out the body. Hemmed cuffs and a v-neck collar completes this classic sweater.
Beginners pullover knitting pattern with turtleneck.
Off Shoulder Jumper
Knit this trendy off-shoulder jumper in the all new Rowan Selects yarn: Mako Cotton. This simple jumper is worked in stocking stich and has been designed by Quail Studio. Modern oversized sweater knitting pattern.
Easy Cardigan Knitting Patterns for Beginners
Sucre Beginner Cardigan
Knit this relaxed cardigan for ladies, designed by Sarah Hatton using Brushed Fleece, a stunning blend of 65% wool, 30% alpaca and 5% polyamide. Its simplicity makes it a quick-knit project, suitable for a beginner.
Magical Stripes Cardi
Enjoy the magic of the sweater’s silhouette that flatters a range of body types.
Easy beginner cardigan knitting pattern.
Easy Mittens Knitting Patterns for Beginners
Simple Fingerless Mitts
These mitts will keep your hands warm and your fingers free to text your friends. Super Saver Chunky works up quickly, so you can make them as gifts, too! Easy garter stitch mitts knitting pattern.
Easy Wrap and Shawl Knitting Patterns for Beginners
Diagonal Double Garter Square Wrap
This timeless, versatile wrap is based on a style that was popular in the 1950s. Knit diagonally to its center, and then split in two, it is completely reversible, and can be worn in a variety of ways to suit your mood and personal style. Worked in Double Garter stitch creates a very soft and fluffy feeling fabric and this stitch is worked using the “double point sliding technique” with alternating strands, knit every row.
Featuring button detailing, this accessory garment can be thrown on over any outfit to keep you warm during the winter months.
Easy Baby Knitting Patterns for Beginners
Black and yellow Mary Jane style booties to knit for baby.
A handsome knitted v-neck vest is ideal for whenever your baby needs to look picture perfect.
Keams Beginner Baby and Kids Top
Keams is the perfect last minute go-to gift for every boy or girl. This is knit top down, with buttons half way down the front.
Sweet and Cozy
The simple mock cable stitch pattern is easy to memorize, so this blanket will be finished in no time! Knit one up to welcome baby into the world.
Easy Blanket Knitting Patterns for Beginners
Hiberknit Knit Blanket
You asked and we listened! Here is the new Hiberknit Knit Blanket, stitched in classic colors of Bernat Blanket. We take the easy and stylish Hibernate Blanket, and wrote that pattern for knitters!
Garter Striped Pillow and Blanket
This cozy blanket isn’t just cozy, it is also a beautiful eyecatcher for your home. It’s made with Bravo Big and also a wonderful project for knitting beginners.
Garter Stitch Throw
Easy beginner throw using garter stitch.
Beginner Pillow and Blanket
Easy, stylish and modern pillow and matching blanket knit pattern for beginners.
Woven Look Blanket
This gorgeous, chunky knit blanket keeps cold bodies warm all winter.
Beginner Garter Stitch Rug
Beginner Garter Stitch Rug Free Knitting Pattern by Patons.