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 » Hobbies & Games Crafting

Find some easy-to-follow knitting instructions for beginners at,, and Learn how to knit with simple knitting instructions at ... More » Hobbies & Games Crafting

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 » Hobbies & Games Crafting

Knitting craft websites with free bulky yarn patterns include, and These sites have a number of patterns available for download including sweaters... More » Hobbies & Games Crafting

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 » Hobbies & Games Crafting

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 » Hobbies & Games Crafting

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 » Hobbies & Games Crafting