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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Bathroom & Kitchen Decor Knitting Patterns

A fun collection of 21 knits perfect for sprucing up your kitchen decor and adding a little big of homemade luxury to your bathroom.

A fun collection of 21 knits perfect for sprucing up your kitchen decor and adding a little big of homemade luxury to your bathroom.  And yep, you guessed it – these also make great gifts!

Bathroom & Kitchen Decor Knitting Pattern

There is nothing quite like adding a smidgen of homemade style to your personal space.  Also, it’s like a double whammy when you create useful items, like dishcloths and napkins, that look great and have a chance to prove their worth.  But don’t get me wrong, sometimes, you just have to have things that look cool.

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St Patrick’s Day Shamrock Free Knitting Pattern

free knitting pattern for a hand knit St. Patrick's Day Shamrock - perfect table and wall decorations and hostess gifts and party favours

I tend to lean more toward all things Irish for St Patrick’s Day celebrations, as opposed to all things green – but there is no denying the St Patrick’s Day feel of a shamrock!

Knit up these adorable little shamrocks for your table, wall hangings, and of course, for your guests and hostesses!

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St Patrick’s Day Shamrock

Worked in Stockinette Stitch with some increases and decreases, some seaming and an I-cord this may sound a bit complicated, but you could totally finish one in a weekend.

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Knit Dishcloth Pattern

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

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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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.

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Charming Knitted Heart Patterns for Valentine’s Day

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

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

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

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Heart Shaped Knit Throw Pillow Pattern & Instructions

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

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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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.

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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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