15 Knit Patterns to TRY

15 Knit Patterns to TRY

Kristi Simpson on May 3rd 2023

If you're looking for knitting patterns: STOP HERE! We have compiled a quick list of patterns that you MUST TRY! It wasn't easy picking just 15, as there are so many to choose from here at , but you have to take a moment (and brace yourselves for awesomeness) for this list of knitting inspiration! We know you'll love these patterns as much as we do, so let's take a look! 

1. First up (but in no particular order), from the book Casual Weekend Knits, this poncho is great for beginners and beyond. Pick your palette and knit the weekend away!

2. Check out these slippers! Made in back and forth rows, these slippers are simply sewn at the toe and heel to finish...even beginners can make these with the basic stitch knowledge! Found in Modern Knits. 

3. Cardigans are a year-round must-have! Give it a go with this stunning cable edged cardigan found in Knit Cardigans Book . STUNNING, right?!?

4. We can't forget those lil' sweet babies! Knit in a Day for Baby is the perfect book to find your next project! It has quick projects that are useful for gifts and everyday use! Look at this darling mitt set! You'll also find sweaters, bibs, toys and more in this precious book...take a peek! 

5. If you enjoy knitting shawls, we have an awesome pattern book for you: Boomerang Shawls. 
These are basically asymmetrical shawls that provide hours of knitting fun! It is a progressive book, so it's great for beginners, too!

6. This lacy and light weight vest is made from side to side in one piece (which means NO seaming!) Check it out in Knits for Summer. 

7. We know how you love your pets...what about a dog sweater? It's so adorable and it's a great way to show off your skills! Give it a try with Knits for Pets (options for your kitty included too!). 

8. Do you like to knit afghans? Make in a Weekend Afghans to Knit has several options for you! Check them out and make an afghan THIS WEEKEND!

9. If you like to knit colorwork pieces, then the Beginner's Guide to Mosaic Knitting is the perfect option for you! You'll LOVE the patterns including hat, cowl, blanket, wrap and more!

10. Mix it up a bit with Animal Lovies! This will surely win your little one over! 

11. If you don't want to make yourself one of these, you can make me one...size L please! Seriously, this just looks so fresh and cozy! You can find it in Lace Tops & Vests Knits.

12. Keep your feet cozy with Knit Socks for those you Love. I love this color combo! Make a pair for everyone in the family!

13. Try your hand a few new stitches and make a pillow. It's fun to have a quick project and a useful item! Find this pattern and more in Cozy Pillows

14. Want a pattern that's irresistible? Try your needles with a pattern from Sweet Knits! They are alllll super sweet, you'll have to make all of them - you've been warned!

15. This is not the least, but it the last on this list! What about dishcloth dresses? I know some may not have heard of them but they are seriously a thing! You have to give it a try! This one can be found in More Dishcloth Dresses