Hand Knit dishcloth pattern worked in a seed stitch with a simple garden stitch border in 100 % cotton. A DIY you can feel extraordinary about

Knit Dishcloth Pattern

A DIY project sure to impress and satisfy. These hand knit dishcloths are worked with a really easy seed stitch that gives your cloth a little more tooth and makes an ordinary project appear extraordinary.

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Hand Knit dishcloth pattern worked in a seed stitch with a simple garden stitch border in 100 % cotton. A DIY you can feel extraordinary about

Knit Dishcloth

Dishcloths are great beginner projects because they work up quick, and provide something useful as the finished product – which in turn can be extremely satisfying to use or to gift.  This pattern offers up the basic seed stitch for a little variety, with a simple garter edge for stability. We also use 100% cotton making this a DIY you can be proud of.

Knit Dishcloth Pattern

Notes

Rated: Easy

Skills Used

Handknit Dishcloth Pattern

Materials

 



 

Hand Knit dishcloth pattern worked in a seed stitch with a simple garden stitch border in 100 % cotton. A DIY you can feel extraordinary about

Directions

Cast on 32 stitches
Row 1: K3, *K1,P1; repeat from * 12 times, K3
Row 2: K3, *P1,K1; repeat from * 12 times, K3

Repeat rows 1 & 2 until piece measures approximately 8″ from cast on edge

Bind off, securing the last stitch.  Break yarn and weave in ends.

Hand Knit dishcloth pattern worked in a seed stitch with a simple garden stitch border in 100 % cotton. A DIY you can feel extraordinary about

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Knit Heart Patterns for Valentine's Day A collection of charming and satisfying projects

Charming Knitted Heart Patterns for Valentine’s Day

It just wouldn’t feel right if Valentine’s Day cruised by and I didn’t do a collection of Heart Patterns.  So, I gathered nearly a dozen for you to chose from. No sense overdoing it, right?

Knit Heart Patterns for Valentine's Day A collection of charming and satisfying projects

Knit Heart Patterns

Other than copious amounts of chocolate, handmade gifts for Valentine’s day is where it’s at. And if you’re a knitter, which you probably are, hand knit items are probably your go to for handmade gifts.  If you’re an aspiring knitter, have absolutely no fear, these are all newbie friendly, plus you can get our You CAN Knit E-course right here

Stand Alone Heart Patterns

Try these small projects that work up quickly where the heart itself is the finished item. You could always make multiples of these and then stitch them together for something fabulous.

Quick Hand Knit Hearts – by Nemcsok Farms

Knit Heart Washcloth – by Just Crafty Enough

Sweetheart Knit Valentine – by Flax and Twine

Beefed Up Heart Patterns

Once your creative juices start flowing, head over to these projects. These hearts have all been turned into three-dimensional works of art that are sure to please, and are still quick and easy projects.

Knit Heart Ornament – by Hands Occupied

Knitted Heart Bookmark – by Red Ted Art

Heart Hairband – by Peace but not Quiet

and our Knit Heart Throw Pillow

Embellished With Hearts Patterns

Where you want the heart to be the decoration or the theme of the project, these patterns will show you how to put a heart motif on anything from a scarf to a blanket to a pair of socks.

Double Heart Knitted Scarf – by the Knitting Space

Knit A Heart – by Craftpassion

Cotton Heart Blanket Squares – by Love Knitting

Heart Dance Knitted Socks -by the Knitting Space

 

Knit Heart Patterns for Valentine's Day A collection of charming and satisfying projects

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Quick Cozy and Really Easy Ponytail Hat Knitting Pattern available for free. Beginner friendly that works up quick with satisfying and gratifying results.

Quick Cozy & Super Easy Ponytail Hat Knitting Pattern

If you recall how fabulous the Messy Bun Hat was, and still is mind you, you’ll have no trouble at all falling head over feet for this newest addition, the Ponytail Hat. Featuring a ribbed brim, and a really easy stockinette stitch rise, and of course that coveted spot for your ponytail or bun.

The decreasing is simple, and with the great big yarn and the big needles, this already easy pattern scores big points for instant gratification.

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Quick Cozy and Really Easy Ponytail Hat Knitting Pattern available for free. Beginner friendly that works up quick with satisfying and gratifying results.

Quick & Cozy Ponytail Hat

This version of the Messy Bun Hat, or the Mom Bun Hat, or Ponytail Hat, is quite possibly the simplest version out there.  It is worked flat and sewn with a seam, making it totally newbie friendly.

For those of you looking to make your own – but don’t yet have the skills or the confidence – try this course.  The You CAN Knit E-course takes the you through the hard parts, and will have you whipping up these babies in no time.

Knitters and crocheters alike are still being bombarded with requests from friends to make these hats…  so here’s another pattern I’ve gotten ready for you.

Quick & Cozy Ponytail Hat Knitting Pattern

Notes

Rated: Beginner / Easy

Skills Used

Quick Cozy and Really Easy Ponytail Hat Knitting Pattern available for free. Beginner friendly that works up quick with satisfying and gratifying results.

Materials

K2tog = Knit two together – a very simple decrease, where you turn two stitches into one.  Insert your right hand needle into the next two stitches on your left hand needle, and knit them both together. (K2tog)

P2tog = Purl two together – a very simple decrease, where you turn two stitches into one.  Insert your right hand needle into the next two stitches on your left hand needle, as if to purl, and purl them both together. (P2tog)


Quick Cozy and Really Easy Ponytail Hat Knitting Pattern available for free. Beginner friendly that works up quick with satisfying and gratifying results.

Directions

Cast on 39 stitches

Row 1-4: *K3, P3; repeat acrossKnit

Row 5: Knit

Row 6: Purl

Repeat Rows 5 & 6 until piece measures 7 ” from cast on edge

Decrease:

Row 1: *K4, K2tog; repeat from * across

Row 2: *P3, P2tog; repeat from * across

Row 3: *K2, K2tog; repeat from * across

 

Bind off, securing the last stitch.

Break yarn, leaving a long tail and sew up the seam.

Trim yarn and weave in all ends.

Quick Cozy and Really Easy Ponytail Hat Knitting Pattern available for free. Beginner friendly that works up quick with satisfying and gratifying results.

Hand Knit Heart Shaped Throw Pillow Easy pattern for a DIY valentine gift heart shaped cushion

Heart Shaped Knit Throw Pillow Pattern & Instructions

Looking for a great Valentine gift? DIY this knit throw pillow in an adorable heart shape for your Valentine, as well as for every couch, and comfy chair in your home. I created this super easy hand knit heart pattern last year, and now I’ve used it to make these delightful little pillows.

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Hand Knit Heart Shaped Knit Throw Pillow Easy pattern for a DIY valentine gift heart shaped cushion

Heart Shaped Throw Pillow

Using giant needles, and double stranded yarn ( two strands of yarn held together throughout) this knit throw pillow works up really fast.  The increases and decreases handle all of the shaping – and once you’re done, stuff it with your preferred pillow or toy stuffing material. I pretty much always use a polyester fiberfill, or cotton batting, because well, it’s washable. I like to wash things.

Heart Shaped Throw Pillow Pattern

Notes

Rated: Easy +

Skills Used

Materials

M1R:

Use

M1L:

Sl1, K1, PSSO = Slip 1, Knit 1, Pass Slipped Stitch Over – a decrease, used when you want to have your decreases slant to the left.  Using this decrease on the left side, and the K2tog decrease on the right side gives your project an even, or more finished look. Please note that you could also use the K2tog decrease in place of the Sl1, K1, PSSO decrease if you are more confident. (Sl1, K1, PSSO)



 

Hand Knit Heart Shaped Knit Throw Pillow Easy pattern for a DIY valentine gift heart shaped cushion

Heart Shaped Knit Throw Pillow Shell Instructions

Directions

Make 2

Cast on 3 sts

Row 1: Purl

Row 2: K1, M1R, Knit across ( 4 sts)

Row 3: Purl

Row 4: k1, M1R, Knit to last stitch, M1L, K1 (6 sts)

Rows 5-24: repeat rows 3 and 4 until you have 26 sts.

Hand Knit Heart Shaped Knit Throw Pillow Easy pattern for a DIY valentine gift heart shaped cushion

Row 25: Purl 13 sts.  Turn.  ( you will work one half of the top of the heart at a time) Leave 13 sts on the left needle, and come back to them later.

Row 26 (Top Left side of Heart): Knit to last 3 sts, k2tog, K1 (12 sts)

Row 27: Purl

Row 28: K1, Sl1, K1, PSSO ( pass slipped stitch over), Knit to last 3 sts, K2tog, K1 (10 sts)

Row 29: Purl

Row 30: Knit to last 3 sts, K2tog, K1 (9 sts)

Row 31: Purl

Row 32: K1, Sl1, K1, PSSO, Knit to last 3 sts, K2tog, k1 (7 sts)

Row 33: Purl

Row 34: K1, Sl1, K1, PSSO, Knit to last 3 sts, K2tog, K1 (5 sts)

Bind off.

Join yard to 13 sts on wrong side ( where you left off before ) and purl across

Row 26(Top Ride side of Heart): K1, Sl1, K1, PSSO, Knit across, (12 sts)

Row 27: Purl

Row 28: K1, Sl1, K1, PSSO, Knit to last 3 sts, K2tog, K1 (10 sts)

Row 29: Purl

Row 30: K1, Sl1, K1, PSSO, Knit across (9 sts)

Row 31: Purl

Row 32: K1, Sl1, K1, PSSO, Knit to last 3 sts, K2tog, K1 (7 sts)

Row 33: Purl

Row 34: K1, Sl1, K1, PSSO, Knit to last 3 sts, K2tog, K1 (5 sts)

Bind off and secure last stitch.

Heart Shaped Throw Pillow Assembly Instructions

Hand Knit Heart Shaped Knit Throw Pillow Easy pattern for a DIY valentine gift heart shaped cushion

Place hearts, right sides together, and stitch around the outside of the hearts, leaving a gap ( large enough to fit the stuffing in).  I started about halfway up the side, went around the top and came halfway down the other side.

Turn the shell right side out, and stuff the pillow – not too full, and finished sewing the remainder of the seam.  Weave in any ends.

Hand Knit Heart Shaped Knit Throw Pillow Easy pattern for a DIY valentine gift heart shaped cushion

DIY this knit throw pillow a gazillion times, and in every colour, and add them to every reading nook and child’s room you can find.  Also a great charity project, and stash buster.

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