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Kristen McDonnell Studio Knit

Hooray, it’s Knitting Season! I’m Kristen McDonnell and my website Studio Knit features easy-to-follow instructions, knit stitch patternsquick knit projects, and fun crafty ideas everyone can make. I hope my free patterns and video tutorials inspire you!

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This colorful Easter Egg Dishcloth Knitting Pattern is a fun project to make in a variety of sizes. You can get really creative with your knitted Easter decor by making these garter stitch egg shapes into pennant banners, table...
Knit a Bunny from a Square from an easy knit stitch pattern! These little cuties are quick knit Easter favorites for beginning knitters. Celebrate Springtime and Easter with this adorable little bunny easily shaped from a square knit in...
This sweet Bunny Cable Knit Stitch Pattern brings out the most adorable little bunny rabbit shape, perfect for your Easter and Springtime knitting! The twisted cables create the backside of an adorable bunny, complete with bobble tail. The Bunny...
Introducing my new Lotion Bar Gift Set for Makers! While formulating the perfect combination of premium natural ingredients to deeply moisturize my hands while knitting, I thought it would be fun to offer this limited collection to you, my...
Enjoy this collection of favorite simple Knit Stitch Patterns with different combinations of simple knits and purl stitches. Beginning knitters can create over 21 textures and pattern designs with just these two basic knitting techniques. The following designs are all easy level...
My Diamond Hill Loop Celtic Cable Knitting Pattern is inspired by the rugged terrain and hiking trails off the Western Coast of Ireland. This pattern can be knitted up to create a scarf or pillows. Attach multiple panels together...
This Bubble Beanie Hat knitting pattern is my new favorite fashion accessory! My Bubble Knit Stitch Pattern is really popular right now, so I thought it would be great if I designed a hat that we can all knit up...
Today we are going to Cast On without a Slip Knot. If you would like to get rid of that tiny little knot at the very beginning of your work, then this is a great alternative knitting technique to learn....
I'm excited to share this collection of my 5 Most Popular Heart Knitting Patterns designed here at Studio Knit! In each pattern, you get free written instructions, knitting charts, and video tutorials to choose among for your next knitting...
The Absolute Beginner Knitting Series is the best video course that teaches you how to knit today! Taught by YouTube's favorite knitting teacher Kristen of Studio Knit, you will go through a fun, easy to understand, systematic course to...
Today's Cable Heart Stitch Pattern is an interlocking design in vertical panels that can be knitted to make up so many fun projects. I think these pretty hearts would look great as a knitted scarf. Additionally, multiple panels can create...
Today, let's make our own Faux Fur Pom-Poms! Learn how to shop, make, style, and attach these little cuties now. You can get really creative by making DIY Pom-Pom Keychains, cute accessories, and even into jewelry my dangling them as earrings....
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How to Knit Lace Hearts Knit Stitch Easy Free Knitting Pattern + Video Tutorial by Studio Knit
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Knit + Purl Stitch Patterns

You are Going to Love my 5 Best Tips for Knitting Stripes! Let's begin by taking a close look at the easiest ways to create horizontal stripes knitted flat on straight knitting needles with really simple knit and purl stitch...
The Garter Stitch is one of the most basic Knit Stitch Patterns. You simply knit every row. It is easy to knit, reversible, lies flat, and is stretchy. This 2-Row Repeat Knit Stitch Pattern is an easy level project, perfect for...
The Basket Weave Stitch Pattern gives a complex illusion of a woven knit, but all you need to know is how to Knit and Purl. This 12 Row Repeat Knit Stitch Pattern is a great stitch for scarves, hats,...
The Stockinette Stitch is GREAT for knitting scarves. You are simply knitting one row and then purling the next. This 2-Row Repeat Knit Stitch Pattern creates a smooth, classic texture. This knitting project is an easy level project, perfect for everyone who has...
Cast On Without a Slip Knot by Studio Knit
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Double Moss Knit Stitch Pattern Written Instructions with Video Tutorial by Studio Knit

Knitted Hat Patterns

This Bubble Beanie Hat knitting pattern is my new favorite fashion accessory! My Bubble Knit Stitch Pattern is really popular right now, so I thought it would be great if I designed a hat that we can all knit up...
Today, we're going to Knit a Gilmore Girls Hat inspired by Lorelai's Rib Stitch Knitted Cap! Before I kick off my "Netflix + Knit" binge marathon session, I want to share this cozy ribbed knit hat with you. As soon...
Today's Messy Bun Hat is going to be a fun one!  I've gotten lots of requests from you, so I've designed a very basic knitting pattern for this knitted beanie with room for your messy bun or ponytail. I encourage...
I love making Quick Knit Cable Ear Warmer Accessories from the simple Honeycomb Stitch with Free Written Pattern and Video Tutorial by Studio Knit. #knitting #accessories #freeknittingpattern #studioknit
How to Knit a Bubble Beanie Hat with Studio Knit.

Gift Guides for Knitters

My best knitting gift ideas will help you instantly find the perfect, coveted knitting treasures for Mother's Day. If you are a knitter yourself, this list is also a great way to share what YOU would like to receive from your...
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Stranded Colorwork Knit Stitches

Today we are knitting up the pretty, cozy Bubble Stitch Pattern. You can create this Bubble Knit Pattern into a wide variety of creative fashion projects like scarves, cowls, hats, and shawls. This Bubble Knit Stitch Pattern is three dimensional,...
Today we are knitting up the 2 Color Linen Stitch Pattern. Using two colors of yarn, this unique and intricate stitch pattern really pops! This pattern creates a really beautiful flat, thin piece of knitting, similar to linens! It has...
This pretty vintage Daisy Stitch knitting pattern is perfect for spring and summertime. This is a 4-Row Repeat Pattern where the design really pops when you use 2 yarn colors. I love how the brioche knit rows of daisies knit...
Sea Foam Wave Drop Knit Stitch Pattern with Easy Free Pattern + Knitting Video Tutorial by Studio Knit.
How to Knit the BRICK Stitch with Free Written Pattern and Video Tutorial by Studio Knit. #knitstitchpattern #studioknit #freeknittingpattern

Knitting Technique Help

Want to read knitting charts with confidence? Learn how to understand an easy level knitting chart with my step-by-step lesson. To keep things simple, I am demonstrating how to read knitting charts for Knit Stitch Patterns with knit and purl stitches knitted...
You're going to love my super simple trick on how to remove purl dash lines when changing colors in knit stitch patterns that have a combination of both knits and purls in the same row. Have you ever...
Do you have a YO in your pattern and you need to know how to knit the Yarn Over stitch? This is an increase knitting technique used commonly to make eyelets in lace patterns. Multiple yarn overs create drop...
Learn How to Knit with the Absolute Beginning Knitters by Studio Knit on Teachable
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Knitted Scarf Patterns

I am so excited to introduce the new Caron x Pantone yarn collection to you today! Of course, Caron is a yarn brand we all know and love. Caron has just partnered with Pantone, the world-renowned authority on color. Together,...
Together, let's knit up a Harry Potter Scarf! This pattern is a great year-round scarf. You can easily make it into any other colors that you may have been sorted into at Hogwarts. KNITTED SCARF COLORS OF THE 4 HOUSES...
Learn how to knit this fashionable knitted scarf with free knitting pattern and video tutorial by Studio Knit.