Welcome to the enchanting realm of knitting! So, you've mastered the art of knitting, purling, casting on, and binding off, and you even finished your epic garter stitch scarf we all knit as our first project!

Now, it's time to take your knitting game to the next level. Get ready for a whole new world of creativity with these 10 beginner-friendly patterns. They'll not only help you polish your existing skills but also introduce you to exciting new techniques like decreases, increases, seaming, and even knitting in the round.

Oh, and here's a little bonus for you: Seven of these patterns are absolutely free! They won't cost you a penny, so you can start exploring without breaking the bank.

So grab your needles, get creative, and let's start planning that next project!

Present (free) by Mademoiselle C, photo courtesy of the designer


easy knitted bangle (free) by Ambah O'Brien, photo courtesy of the designer


European Road Trip Shawl (free) by Espace Tricotphoto courtesy of the designer


Vasa by Dianna Wallaphoto courtesy of Ravelry user biologyrose


Wheat (free) by tincanknits, photo courtesy of the designer


Traditional Dishcloth (free) by Staci Perryphoto courtesy of the designer


Gulf of Maine by Elizabeth Smithphoto courtesy of the designer


Basic Ribbed Beanie (free) by Amber Corcoranphoto courtesy of the designer


Dottie (free) by ALJayKnitsphoto courtesy of the designer


Sophie Scarf by PetiteKnitphoto courtesy of the designer


For one more tool to add to your knitting bag, click here to download our Newbie Knitter Cheat Sheet! It is loaded with helpful information about gauge, yarn weight, tools, knitting pattern abbreviations and more!

Happy knitting!

May 19, 2023 — Sarah P
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