Most yarn and craft-supply companies offer free patterns through their websites. Many are all-inclusive kits to help beginners. These patterns are for small projects such as scarves, mittens, socks or hats. More »

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Find some easy-to-follow knitting instructions for beginners at Simple-Knitting.com, QueenofDIY.com, CraftYarnCouncil.com and KnittingHelp.com. Learn how to knit with simple knitting instructions at Simple-Knitting.com. ... More »

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Some tips for a beginning knitter include starting with simple concepts and following instructions of a pattern carefully. Other helpful things are making sure the correct yarn and gauge are used and organizing the knitt... More »

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Knitting craft websites with free bulky yarn patterns include AllFreeKnitting.com, KnittingPatternsGalore.com and CrochetPatternsGalore.com. These sites have a number of patterns available for download including sweaters... More »

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The only two types of stitch techniques used in even the most intricate knitting patterns are knitting and purling. The difference between them is that the left-hand needle is inserted into the cast-on stitches on the ri... More »

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Fair isle patterns can be knitted by always carrying two colors of yarn throughout the piece, but only working with one color of yarn at a time. The color that is being used can be picked up or dropped when it is needed. More »

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To crochet pot scrubbers, prepare a long strip from a 4-yard tulle fabric to use as the yarn for crocheting, chain the required number of stitches on the crochet needle with it, and use a combination of double crochet an... More »

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