Beginning knitters will enjoy these inexpensive, easy to knit projects. A great way to develop basic skills and knowledge.

A bit more challenging, but do-able. My patterns, diagrams & videos will help you while you tackle "Soft Toy" projects.

A collection of easy, inexpensive "Do-It-Yourself" projects for the beginning knitter. From finger knitting to beautiful scarves.

Knitting outfits for your own handknit dolls is fun and easy …and when you finish you’ll have something to play with for hours.

Overview

"My Easy Knits.com" is a collection of my favorite knitting projects for beginning and intermediate knitters.

Mission

First, there is nothing for sale on this site ! Pattern Downloads will either be free or available to buy on other websites.

This website has been designed to provide resources for the beginning knitter, regardless of age ! Including but not limited to the following:

Focus on the development of skills and knowledge required to successfully complete beginner and intermediate knitting projects.

Lastly, my hope would be to give beginning knitters an opportunity to know the joy and happiness knitting has given me for over 50 years !

To use various forms of media for accurate yet entertaining presentations helpful in the completion of knitting projects.

Happy Knitting !

Jann

10” Inch HandKnit Soft Toys

“Toy Knits” is a collection of beginning and intermediate knitter projects with a focus on basic knitting skills and techniques needed to make loveable stuffed toys. Each pattern gives row by row instructions, pattern notes and abbreviations, along with pictures and diagrams.

Knitting Patterns for “HandKnit” Toys

DOWNLOADABLE PATTERNS IN PDF FORMAT

PDF Patterns, Diagrams and Finishing Instructions

HandKnit Toys

Knitting Levels

Uses basic skills like Casting On, Binding Off using basic stitches (knits and purls) Projects require minimal shaping and simple finishing.

Projects require all of the above using more challenging stitch patterns and shaping and finishing.

No TV while knitting? Advanced projects require all of your attention. The advanced knitter must have a mastery of many stitch types and the skills to use them. Projects might have tricky pattern or color work, and involve complicated shaping or construction details.

Beginner

Advanced

Intermediate

My Patterns / Projects are primarily Beginner Level. Some of the Stuffed Animal projects / Patterns are Intermediate. It is worth noting that the "level of knitting" doesn't necessarily determine the "level of joy and satisfaction” of knitting simple, inexpensive projects !

11.5 and 18 Inch HandKnit Doll Outfits

“Doll Knits” is a collection of beginning knitter projects with a focus on basic knitting skills and techniques needed to make clothes for 11.5 and 18 inch dolls. Each pattern gives row by row instructions, pattern notes and abbreviations, along with pictures and diagrams.

Knitting Patterns for “HandKnit” Doll Clothes

DOWNLOADABLE PATTERNS IN PDF FORMAT

PDF Patterns, Diagrams and Finishing Instructions

HandKnit Doll Clothes

Needles: metal, bamboo, double point, circular etc. Yarn: sock, bulky, acrylic, wool, fun fur, etc. so many things to know ! What do I need ? Where do I get it ? Learn what you need to know for the project you are knitting. Most of these questions are answered on the first page of my patterns.

Tools of the Trade

12” Inch HandKnit Doll Outfits

This takes me back some 70 years when I played with my homemade doll made from yarn and cloth remnants. This project will include Handknit AND HandSewn clothes and accessories. A great project for young and older beginner to intermediate knitters.

Knitting Patterns for “HandKnit” Dolls

DOWNLOADABLE PATTERNS IN PDF FORMAT

PDF Patterns, Diagrams and Finishing Instructions

HandKnit Dolls

American (U.S.) terms translate to the following British (U.K.) terms: gauge is tension; bind off (BO) is cast off; yarn over (YO) is yarn forward (YF); yarn/wool over needle (YON/WON); yarn/wool round needle (YRN/WRN). The term yarn forward, both in American and British terms, can sometimes simply mean to move the yarn to the front as you would when working a purl after a knit. And So On ... And So On ... Learn the terms while working on my patterns.

Inches or Millimeters ? Gauge or Tension ? Bind off (BO) or Cast off ?

Terms of the Trade

Long Scarves, Faux Vests and More

A collection of easy, inexpensive "Do-It-Yourself" projects for the beginning knitter. From finger knitting to stylish scarves, faux vests, novelty cowls, hats, headbands and more will provide the beginning knitter with hours of fun with an eye on fun and function.

Knitting Patterns for “HandKnit” Ladies' Apparel

DOWNLOADABLE PATTERNS IN PDF FORMAT

PDF Patterns, Diagrams and Finishing Instructions

HandKnit Ladies' Apparel

Do’s & Don’ts

Over the years I have learned many things the hard way - “Trial & Error”. I try to explain ways of doing things a little differently than usual based on my “ End User” experiences. Many of these techniques are used in my knitting patterns.

" If it doesn't fall apart, you did it right ! "