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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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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...
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...
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 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'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....
Knit a Bunny from a Square from the easy garter 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...
Easily find free project ideas when searching for Ravelry Knitting Patterns! If you're new to Ravelry, check out how to quickly find free knitting patterns and make new friends.When I'm in the mood to discover new designs, Ravelry is my go-to...
KNIT HEARTS PATTERN BOOK by Studio Knit
Easy Heart Knit Stitch Pattern by Studio Knit with Free Pattern and Video Tutorial.
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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

This vintage Andalusian Knit Stitch Pattern is a sweet little update of the Stockinette Stitch. In this 4-Row Repeat Knit Stitch Pattern, we simply knit and purl on one of the rows, creating a little bit of texture and visual...
This yummy Waffle Stitch Pattern, with its series of knits and purls, resembles one of our favorite breakfast treats! You are sure to love this easily memorable, all-around stitch for your fashion and home decor knitting projects. This 4-Row Repeat Knit...
This vintage Seed Stitch Pattern gets its name from the raised bumps from your purl stitches resemble seeds. This 2-Row Repeat Knit Stitch Pattern is a classic reversible pattern, great for knitting scarves, hats, blankets, sweaters and knit neckties! Learn...
The 2x2 RIB Stitch is great for knitting scarves, hats, blankets, and more! With a repeating pattern of knit and purl techniques, you can create a simple, stretchy project. This 2-Row Repeat Knit Stitch Pattern is perfect to knit up a chunky...
Cast On Without a Slip Knot by Studio Knit
This is the Season I'll Learn How to Knit with the Absolute Beginner Knitting Series by Kristen from Studio Knit
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 Experienced Knitter Gift Guide helps you find the perfect, coveted knitting treasure for your favorite crafty friend... or mom! Shipping a thoughtful knitting gift is easy from my Studio Knit Amazon Shop. It's chock-full of my favorite ideas...
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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...
Let's knit up this really pretty vintage Daisy Stitch knitting pattern perfect for summertime. This is a 4-Row Repeat Pattern where the design really pops when you use 2 yarn colors. I love how the 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

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...
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.