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

Some tips for choosing Bernat Softee Chunky patterns include checking the gauge and needle size required, deciding on the type of item to make, choosing the style desired and making sure there is enough yarn for the proj... More » Hobbies & Games Crafting

Cotton yarn is usually used to make most dishcloth patterns. However, there can also be cotton blends that are suitable for these patterns. For example, the Knit Picks website has a variety of cotton yarns and blends ava... More » Hobbies & Games Crafting