This is the Season I'll Learn How to Knit with the Absolute Beginner Knitting Series by Kristen from Studio Knit
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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Knit + Purl Stitch Patterns

Enjoy this free collection of my favorite simple Knit Stitch Patterns with different combinations of simple knits and purl stitches. Beginning knitters can create an infinite number of textures and pattern designs by knitting with just these two basic knitting techniques. These...
This Irish Moss Knit Stitch Pattern is just so pretty! This 4 Row Repeat Knit Stitch Pattern is a variation of the Seed Stitch, and has a really great texture... it's nice and squishy, too! American Moss is another term used for this...
This Hurdle Stitch Pattern is a sweet knit and purl combination.  It resembles the hurdles jumped in track class, by horses... or the Olympics! Looking at the Hurdle pattern, it is a small rib variation. It knits up with...
This vintage Knit Stitch Pattern is called the Seed Stitch because the raised bumps from your PURL stitches resemble seeds. This 2 Row Repeat Knit Stitch Pattern is a classic pattern, great for knitting scarves, hats, blankets, sweaters and...
Chevron Zigzag Knit Stitch Pattern by Studio Knit with Free Pattern and Video Tutorial
Easy Heart Knit Stitch Pattern by Studio Knit with Free Pattern and Video Tutorial.

Cable Knit Stitch Patterns

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 scarf. Multiple panels can create a blanket...
Today we're knitting up the Celtic Cable Knit Stitch Pattern!  This intricate design is the beautiful Irish Saxon Braid. I am including the full written pattern, along with the knitting chart, too! I have created a color-coded system to...
Today, we're knitting up the Lattice Cable knit stitch pattern. Nothing says cozy like cable stitches. This week's new Lattice Cable pattern quickly reveals a diagonal interlocked design with a simple 8-row repeat. It's a fun project for experienced knitters, as...
This vintage Honeycomb Cable stitch pattern is an easy knitting repeat of eight rows that are simple to memorize. It looks really intricate to knit, but it's actually quite simple. With a pattern of knit and purl techniques, plus two...
Bunny Cable Knit Stitch Pattern by Studio Knit
Learn How to Knit this Fancy Celtic Cable Pattern by Studio Knit with FREE written and chart pattern, along with video tutorial.

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. Let's Netflix and Knit! Lorelai's Rib Stitch Knitted Cap + Pom Pom! I am about to go "Netflix + Knit", my little binge marathon session.  Before I do, I wanted to...
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'm excited to share my Slouchy Beanie Hat with free knitting pattern and video tutorial with you. This design was inspired by the hat that Hazel wears in 'The Fault in Our Stars' movie. It is a classic design...
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.

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. Can't you envision how great this pattern will...
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...
Together, let's knit up this really pretty vintage Daisy Stitch knitting pattern perfect for summertime. I love how the knit rows of daisies knit up with a bit of thickness. The alternating rows of daisy flowers are just so cute...
You're going to love this really easy hack to knit vertical stripes in a stockinette pattern. Here is a clean, simple way to add thin lines of colorful rows of knitting up your work. We actually will be using...
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

Ready to interpret knitting charts with confidence? Learn how to read a knitting chart with my easy 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 flat on...
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 noticed...
Do you have a YO in your pattern and you need to know how to knit a yarn over stitch? This is an increase knitting technique used commonly to make eyelets in lace patterns. Multiple yarn overs create drop...
Today we are going to learn how to complete the Knit Below knitting technique. You will see this knit stitch technique in written patterns as K1B for Knit One Below, or even K4B for Knit Four Below. Many Brioche and...
Learn How to Knit with the Absolute Beginning Knitters by Studio Knit on Teachable
How to Knit on Circular Needles in 5 Easy Steps for Beginning Knitters with Studio Knit | Watch Free Knitting Video Tutorial

Christmas Holiday Knitting Ideas

Let's kick off the holiday season with adorable knitted Christmas Ball Holiday Ornaments! Give your home a touch of a little something special magic to capture the season by knitting your own decor. You can easily knit up the...
These adorable Yarn Hat Holiday Ornaments are a great craft project to make with your friends and family because there are NO knitting skills required. Bonus: this is a quick upcycle and yarn busting craft project! Using just a toilet...
Knit a Velvet Pumpkin Softie! With so many pretty colors to chose among, you will enjoy decorating your home in touchably soft velvet pumpkins throughout the holidays... a new tradition for seasonal Halloween and Thanksgiving home decor! I got the idea...

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, it's...
Today, we are going to knit a Seed Stitch Infinity Scarf! This knitted fashion accessory is a cozy, super simple free pattern you can knit up right now. It's beginner friendly, easy level, and uses just one skein of...
Knit up a Harry Potter Scarf! I thought it this scarf would be great to show it off Harry Potter style because Halloween is coming up and I’ve gotten a lot of requests for this particular scarf. Great year-round...
Caron X Pantone Asymmetrical Knit Shawl in yarn colors Morning Blues
Learn how to knit this fashionable knitted scarf with free knitting pattern and video tutorial by Studio Knit.