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Brioche Knit Scarf

A soft, stretchy scarf that’s perfect for your fall and winter wardrobe. Skill Level | IntermediateFinished Size | 8" wide; 68" long Buy the PDF Pattern introduction About this Pattern If you're looking for an interesting and unique knit scarf pattern, our brioche knit scarf is a great place to start. You'll use a self-striping yarn to make it more visually interesting without the hassle of adding new yarn and weaving in tons of ends. With this project you'll get to practice the single color brioche, a stitch pattern that's reversible, doesn't curl and is incredibly lofty and stretchy. It's worked in rows and blocked at the end to give it the perfect shape. Our tutorial will walk you through the entire process. Before you begin, review this page entirely…
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Beginner Crochet Wrist Warmers

A great first crochet project to keep your hands warm while you crochet other projects. Skill Level | BasicFinished Size | 7.5-8" circumference; 6" length Buy the PDF Pattern introduction About this Pattern If you're brand new to crochet and looking for a quick first project, our beginner crochet wrist warmers is a great place to start. Especially if you're not a blanket or scarf person. A pair of wrist warmers is a practical way to develop your skills with a project you can have done in an evening. With this project you'll get to practice fundamental crochet skills; the chain stitch to start the project and single crochets throughout. Mastering these two stitches is a must for any crocheter and they're nice and easy to keep you engaged. Before…
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Random Color Block Crochet Scarf

Leave the creativity and color arrangement to chance and create a scarf that’ll get you out of your comfort zone. Skill Level | EasyFinished Size | 5.5" wide; 116" long (assembled) Buy the PDF Pattern introduction About this Pattern If you're looking for a way to shake up your crochet routine, this is a great place to start! Rather than organizing your color scheme and stripe pattern before you get started, leave it all up to chance. For our Random Stripes Crochet Scarf we encourage you to number each mini skein in the packet of recommended yarn and draw numbers out of a hat (or use your phone's virtual assistant) to randomize the colors and the order you work them in this scarf. Whichever number you draw first is the…
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Knit Christmas Tree Gift Card Holder

Ditch the bags and envelopes and add a little handmade touch to your gift card gifts this year. Skill Level | EasyFinished Size | 5.25" wide; 7" tall Buy the PDF Pattern introduction About this Pattern If you're looking for a way to personalize your gift cards this holiday season, you're in the right place! Our Christmas Tree gift card holders work up quick and with very little yarn. With this project you'll get to practice a basic knitting increase as well as an embroidery technique called the French knot. Each holder comes together with three separate pieces that are seamed together. This makes for a sturdy, not flimsy, card holder that's great for gifting. Before you begin, review this page entirely so you understand the full scope of the…
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Crochet Snowflake Coffee Cup Cozy

Experiment with color work crochet and make a cute snowflake coffee cup cozy in the process. Skill Level | IntermediateFinished Size | Fits most 16 oz and 20 oz paper coffee cups Buy the PDF Pattern introduction About this Pattern If you're new to color work crochet or you're looking to expand your colorwork skills into tapestry crochet, this is a great project to start with. it's quick, easy and one of the more simple diagrams you'll come across. With this project you'll get to practice tapestry crochet skills like working with two colors at once, working from a diagram and maintaining proper tension throughout the project. We recommend using two colors that have some contrast between them so you can see the snowflake design but feel free to get…
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Cozy Sherpa Knit Blanket

Finally a knit blanket that knits up in days (not weeks). Your family will fall in love with with sherpa knit blanket. Skill Level | EasyFinished Size | 48" wide; 50" long Buy the PDF Pattern introduction About this Pattern If you're somewhat new to knitting but you're ready to try your hand at some of the fuzzy yarn you've had your eye on, our cozy sherpa knit blanket is a great place to start. Using just a single stitch, you'll be able to focus on the newness of working with low stitch definition yarn and not worry about the stitch pattern. With this project you'll get to practice basic knitting skills - the knit stitch and changing colors to create stripes. This will let you focus on a new…
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Beginner Crochet Blanket

Practice your crochet skills with a simple, repetitive blanket you can enjoy all winter long. Skill Level | BeginnerFinished Size | 48" wide; 65" long Buy the PDF Pattern introduction About this Pattern If you're brand new to crochet and looking for a first project, our beginner crochet blanket is a great place to start. Especially if you're not a scarf or headband person. A blanket is a practical way to practice your skills because your family can use it for many years to come. With this project you'll get to practice fundamental crochet skills; the chain stitch to start the project and single crochets throughout. Mastering these two stitches is a must for any crocheter and they're nice and easy to keep you engaged. You'll also learn how to…
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Crochet Ghost Lollypop Covers

A fun little Halloween project for gifts, favors or just because. Each one works up in a matter of minutes! Skill Level | IntermediateFinished Size | 4" long; 2.5" wide (at bottom, lying flat - row above border) Buy the PDF Pattern introduction About this Pattern If you're looking for a quick and easy project to make this Halloween, try our crochet ghost lollypop covers! They're super cute, quick to crochet and the perfect little addition to the blow pops and tootsie pops you have lying around. With this project you'll get to practice crocheting in small rounds like you would for amigurumi. Only with this one you don't have to stuff or sew little bits together. You'll see how to incorporate intentionally placed increases so your project takes on…
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Crochet Candy Corn Plush

A fun fall and Halloween project you can make in an evening to add to your décor. Skill Level | IntermediateAvailable Sizes | Small (3.75" tall; 3.75" across); Large (5.5" tall; 5" across) Buy the PDF Pattern introduction About this Pattern If you're looking for a quick-win project that's festive for the season, you're in the right place. Scatter these little crochet candy corns about your house to add a little homemade flare to your fall decor. With this project you'll see how gradual and strategically placed increases creates a cone shape, a skill that's useful for other projects too! We used a velvety soft yarn for ours but it's a pretty versatile pattern. Feel free to substitute with any medium weight yarn you have on hand. Before you begin,…
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Knit Bat Hat

Show your festive side this Halloween and learn how to knit with two colors at once. Skill Level | IntermediateAvailable Sizes | 6-12 mos, Toddler, Child, Teen, Women's, Men's Buy the PDF Pattern introduction About this Pattern If you're looking for a Halloween knitting project you'll actually wear, you're in the right place. Our knit bat hat is fun and quick to knit. With this project you can try your hand at colorwork knitting and make a fun, festive Halloween hat in the process. Our knit bat hat will teach you how to knit with two colors at once and help you learn how to follow a color diagram. The colorwork techniques used in our knit bat hat can be used for all sorts of projects. Before you begin, review…
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Faux Turtleneck Knit Cowl

When you need the warmth of a turtleneck without actually wearing a turtleneck. Skill Level | Beginner Finished Size | 24" circumference; 6.5" long (folded down once) Buy the PDF Pattern introduction About this Pattern Sometimes you need the cozy warmth of turtleneck even though you may not love wearing turtlenecks. This cowl is the perfect solution! Wear it under your jacket to make it look like you're wearing an oversized, cozy turtleneck and take it off when you go indoors and no longer need it. With this project you'll learn a basic rib pattern that can be used for all sorts of projects. It's incredibly stretchy so no worries if you don't like anything tight around your neck. We folded this one down once for a thicker, more polished…
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Tri-Color Crochet Cowl

A cozy cowl with lots of stretch and texture for a warm but comfortable fit. Skill Level | Beginner Finished Size | 30" circumference; 10" long (folded down twice like photos) Buy the PDF Pattern introduction About this Pattern If you're not big on straight scarves, a cowl is the perfect way to go. Just slip it over your head and you're ready to go! Our tri-colored crochet cowl is worked slightly oversized so you can fold it down twice for extra warmth. Pair that with a luscious alpaca blend yarn and you have a cowl that's as warm as it is pretty. With this project you'll learn a basic rib pattern that can be used for all sorts of projects. It's incredibly stretchy so no worries if you don't…
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Simple Crochet Mug Cozy

A quick and easy project that's perfect for fall markets and gift-giving season. Skill Level | Easy Finished Size | Fits most 8 oz mugs with straight sides Buy the PDF Pattern introduction About this Pattern When you need a quick project to fill the shelves at your fall markets or you need a last minute gift, mug cozies are a great option. This one recommends a chunky weight yarn that's available in dozens of color options. With this project you'll learn a great textured stitch that can be used for all sorts of projects. You'll also see how to turn a basic shape into a functional mug cozy. There are only a few steps involved and you don't need much yarn to make one. We recommend Lion Brand Wool…
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Traditional Granny Stitch Crochet Shawl

A traditional project that's perfect for any occasion. Skill | Easy Finished Size | 64" wide; 32" long Buy the PDF Pattern introduction About this Pattern If you're looking for a mindful make, you're in the right place. Our traditional granny stitch crochet shawl has a simple and relaxing repeat that lets you tune out and enjoy the process. With this project you'll learn the basic skills necessary to crochet a triangular shaped shawl that's worked outward from the mid-point. You only use one main stitch (the double crochet) and a few increases at each point to increase the size every row. Use the yarn we recommend or whatever medium or bulky weight yarn you have on hand. Since the size is determined by how many rows you add to…
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Cozy Knit Shrug

A classy and elegant coverup. Skill Level | Beginner Available Sizes | XS-M, L-XL, 3XL-5XL Perfect for a special occasion or any time you need just a little extra warmth. It’s simple enough for a beginner and quick enough for a great weekend project. Buy the PDF Pattern introduction About this Pattern If you're looking for an easy, beginner knitting project that's more interesting than a scarf, you're in the right place. Our cozy knit shrug is worked in basic stitches and textured yarn to create a lofty and stretchy fit. With this project you'll learn how to use basic stitches to create a simple shape and then later turn that shape into something functional and wearable. This project is perfect for beginner's who have already worked a project or…
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Casual Sleeveless Knit Top

A perfectly simple, perfectly casual sleeveless knit top for spring and summer. Skill Level | Easy Available Sizes | XS - 5XL Buy the PDF Pattern introduction About this Pattern If you're looking for an easy-to-knit top that won't take months to complete, you're in the right place. Our casual sleeveless knit top is made up of two simple panels that come together much quicker than you'd think. Pair it with a light shawl on breezy days or keep the off-the-shoulder look when you need to stay cool. With this project you'll learn the basics of knitting a simple garment. You'll pair a classic stockinette stitch with a slightly more interesting stitch to provide a textured separation between the stripes. Don't worry if you're not a pro knitter or if…
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Sleeveless Crochet Top

The perfect spring/summer addition to your wardrobe. Skill Level | Easy Available Sizes | XS - 5XL Buy the PDF Pattern introduction About this Pattern If you're ready to step up and crochet something for you to wear, our sleeveless crochet top is a great starting point. Made of two basic panels and no complicated shaping or stitch patterns, this one will give you the confidence you need to make more clothing in the future. With this pattern you'll learn the fundamentals of how two basic shapes can come together to make a functional top. We'll use a thinner yarn than usual so it has a nice drape and comfortable fit. If you have Lion Brand Beautiful You on hand (or you're able to find it for sale), that's a…
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Cotton Knit Hand Towel

A perfect spring/summer knit project to sink your needles into. Skill Level | Intermediate Finished Size | 25" long; 15" wide Buy the PDF Pattern introduction About this Pattern If you're looking for an easy project to learn a new stitch, this is a great project to start! Our cotton hand knit towel uses the single color brioche stitch for a soft and squishy texture that's easy on the hands. With this project you'll get lots of practice with the brioche stitch worked in a single color. This unique stitch pattern creates a thick yet super stretchy fabric that's great for all sorts of projects. We'll use a soft cotton that's both easy to work with and easy to care for. Before you begin, review this page entirely so you…
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Round Crochet Placemats

A quick weekend project to spruce up your table. Skill Level | Easy Finished Size | 13" Diameter Buy the PDF Pattern introduction About this Pattern If you're looking for a quick way to spruce up your table, how about some handmade crochet placemats? They're thick enough to protect your table and they work up pretty fast too. With this project you'll get to try your hand at crocheting with macramé cord. It's thick and sturdy but surprisingly not as difficult to work with as t-shirt yarn, for example. You'll probably experience a little hand fatigue so it's best to break this project up into shorter sessions. We think the results are totally worth it. Macramé cord lays flatter than any other material we've tried crocheting placemats with! Before you…
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Crochet Console Table Runner

That perfect little "homey" finishing touch for your console or entryway table. Difficulty Level | Easy Finished Size | 31.5" long; 9" wide Buy the PDF Pattern introduction About this Pattern If you're looking for a quick and easy way to spruce up your console or entryway table, this is a great little project for you! Our crochet console table is a quick and easy make that'll bring just the right amount of "hominess" to your décor. With this project you'll learn a really neat stitch that uses chains to create an open pattern. This makes it work up extra fast too. Before you begin, review this page entirely so you understand the full scope of the project. We have a list of recommended supplies and abbreviations here on this…
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