Earth Day Knitting Projects and Patterns

Knitting Patterns and Projects for Earth Day such as fun up-cycles, home decor and useful DIYs including fish scrubbies, dishcloths, and even a pencil case

Celebrate Earth Day every day with Knitting Patterns and Projects for Earth Day such as fun up-cycles, home decor and useful DIYs including fish scrubbies, dishcloths, and  even a pencil case.  Did you know you could make yarn out of a t-shirt?  Or how about replacing dryer sheets with a yarn ball?

Read on my friends, read on.

Earth Day Patterns for the Home

When your factory made dishcloths wear out, replace them with hand knit 100 % cotton ones, knit yourself ( and all of your friends!) fabulous pillow covers and a vase – and throw in a trivet or two!

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Hand Knit Friendship Bracelets

Hand Knit Friendship Bracelets are the ultimate DIY made with love gift for a friend. Perfect for Teammates, Schoolmates, Party Favors and Kindred Spirits

Friendship bracelets will never go out of style.  You’ll want to whip up a gazillion of these for party favors, school friends, teammates, and kindred spirits.

Friendship Bracelets

What could be sweeter than a handmade gift for your bestie?  Friendship bracelets have stood the test of time, and are going to be on trend for many years to come.  Plus this pattern I put together is so easy and works up so quick, you will be a bracelet factory this weekend.  Using a simple twist and super bulky yarn gives the bracelet the sturdiness to keep it’s shape, making it wearable. Also, just think of how happy all your friends will be!

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20 Super Cute Knit Easter Patterns

20 Super Cute and Easy Knitting Easter Patterns for Spring and Easter Projects

Spring, spring, glorious spring. And with it comes Easter and all kinds of bunny stuff, including,  yep, you guessed it, a plethora of super cute knitting Easter patterns.

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Nemcsok Farms – Hand Knit Easter Eggs

Gina Michele – Baby Bunny Rabbit Hat

Love Knitting – Sleepy Chick by Amanda Berry

My Poppet – Knit Hot Cross Buns

Red Ted Art – Finger Knit Bunnies

Food n Service – Knit Mini Easter Basket

Easter Patterns full of Bunny Cuteness

Some holidays just call for extra cuteness,  and Easter decidedly does not disappoint. And neither do these projects.

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Top Knitting Patterns of 2016

Top Knitting Patterns of 2016 from the Messy Mom Bun Hat, to the Faux Cable Infinity Scarf to the Yoga Socks to the Snuggle Sack . You Need this list.

2016 may have been a lot of things to a lot of people – and one thing we can say with certainty, is that is was decidedly not boring.  Even the knitting got super exciting.  Right?

Top Knits of 2016

From our tops to our toes – and everything in between – we got really creative with our knitting this year, and it’s time to celebrate all that was great in 2016, and I would be remiss if I didn’t start with the knitting patterns, so here you have, the Top Knitting Patterns of 2016

Knits’ End – Seed Stitch Messy Bun Hat

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Hand Knit Gingerbread Man Pattern

Hand Knit Gingerbread Man Pattern perfect for holiday gift giving and decorating this pattern allows you to whip up gingerbread cookies from your yarn stash!

Gingerbread Man = one part cute, one part sweet, one part kind, and three parts fun!

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Hand Knit Gingerbread Man

This sweet invention is going be just as popular as your Elf on the Shelf – minus the tattling.  Whether he ends up on the tree as a decoration, in the playroom with the other toys, or hanging from the chandelier, this Hand Knit Gingerbread Man is going to be a welcome addition to your home this holiday season.

About the Hand Knit Gingerbread Man Pattern

I have made this pattern beginner friendly by designing the entire project to be worked flat – that means that you need not get intimidated by those double pointed needles.  Becasue a gingerbread man has so many parts ( who knew, right?) the pattern may seem a bit longer than my usual ones.  Hang in there, and just follow along.  It will all turn out.  And this is a stash buster project!

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Quick and Cozy Knitted Scarf Pattern

Quick and Cozy Knitted Scarf Pattern worked in a super bulky yarn, on large needles. Perfect beginner project, perfect charity project and a perfect gift project.

Part of what makes this knitted scarf so awesome is the yarn itself.  I used a super bulky yarn and the one I have chosen, Patons Melody yarn in Pinky Girl is a show stopper.

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Quick and Cozy Knitted Scarf

Looking to create more handmade items as gifts for your family and friends? Perhaps you’d like to find wonderful meaningful, yet doable, ways to donate to charities?  Maybe you’d just like to be able to make incredible stuff for yourself?  In any case, knowing how to knit, and having a few great patterns in your repertoire, is a sure fire way to accomplish those goals.

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Homemade Christmas Gifts To Knit

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Knitters are gifters by nature, and with the holidays right around the corner, we just can’t help ourselves.  What can I say, Knitters gonna knit.  No worries though, I found 16 Homemade Christmas Gifts Patterns to Knit.  Happy Holidays!

Homemade Christmas Gifts To Knit

Here are some of the merriest gifts you can knit this season.  Quick, quality projects that are sure to warm the hearts of everyone on your list

Gifts To Knit for Her

We all know these patterns aren’t strictly for her, but I know a lot of women and little girls in my life who would love these, and there’s still time to make them!

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Knitted Barbie Clothes – Scarf Pattern

Barbie Clothes and Accessories Knitted Scarf Pattern Easy and Quick

One year for Christmas my Mom made me, along with a couple of other young girls,  a plethora of handmade Barbie Clothes, and as you can imagine, I was in awe. Although some were knit, some were crochet, and a lot of them some were sewn, all of them were fabulous and have stood the test of time.

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Knitting for Barbie and other fashion dolls can be really easy and a lot of fun.  The projects are small, work up really quick, are great stash busters, and you get the added bonus of gift giving that like in my case, will last a lifetime.  Also, you’ll find that Barbie is perhaps a lot more appreciative of receiving knitted goods for gifts than say, your Sister in Law.

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Great Knits for Kids

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Around this time of year it’s nice to stock up on hats and mitts for our little ones, and if you’re a knitter, you probably want to make them all yourself.  Right?  See, I know, I feel ya.

I can help you out with this wonderful little collection of children’s knitting patterns.  These are sure to get your knitting and your little ones headed in the right direction for the cold season heading our way.  Go ahead and make all the warm things.

Children’s Knitting Patterns

Chances are you’re a knitter, or you want to be a knitter, and in either case, your timing is perfect.

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