Knit yourself a quick cowl that doubles as a hood – a snood! The Checked Snood is a colorful, geometric knitting pattern that uses 3 colors of Berroco Brielle to create a stunning, versatile accessory you’ll wear from fall to spring. Bonus: it’s a free pattern!
Who doesn’t love an easy-to-knit, versatile pattern? The Wherever Wrap is a fun colorblock piece knit in simple lace. Worked on the bias with a zig zag effect, this wrap’s unique shape opens up cool possibilities for styling with your favorite summer outfit or on the beach.
Knit the Fisherman’s Rib Baby Blanket, a great option for a decorative throw or baby gift. This pattern uses an addictive stitch with lots of dimensionality that will give your blanket endless texture.
There is something so elegant about knitting on the bias, a.k.a. knitting diagonally. While it’s just a matter of increasing on one edge of your work while decreasing at the same rate on the other edge, it elevates something like basic garter stitch with such simplicity.
The Lopi Tote makes use of bulky yarn and elegant, screw-in handles to create a deep bag with a wide base that knits up quick. Get your hands on this free pattern, designed with knitters in mind. The Lopi Tote is perfect for carrying your next knitting project on the go!
Trim your tree with this free candy cane ornament knitting pattern! Knit flat and seamed, you can quickly make this keepsake ornament with yarn scraps and pipe cleaners.
Who doesn’t love a good single skein knitting pattern? This checked scarf with bands of garter stitch at even intervals is both textural and masculine. A chain edge and knit and purl motifs really add a nice polish to this simple pattern.
The Arizona Afghan is a single panel blanket inspired by iconic woven blankets of the American Southwest. The bold, graphic design of this throw is accomplished through a combination of linen stitch, stranded colorwork, slipped stitches and a dash of intarsia. Get the pattern in I Like Knitting magazine, October 2017.
There’s a new Hands Occupied design in the latest issue of I Like Knitting magazine. The magazine’s editors have even dubbed this lovely lacy pattern the only shawl you’ll ever need!