How to Knit a Pocket Prayer Cloth with Love
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How to Knit a Pocket Prayer Cloth with Love

A free knitting pattern to create a pocket prayer cloth, perfect for offering tangible and portable prayers Ever hear from a far-flung friend or family member going through a hard time and wished you could give them a hug? That feeling of helplessness can be a heavy burden. Prayer shawls have traditionally been knitting and…

A Complete Set of 3 Free Knitting Patterns Perfect for Charity
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A Complete Set of 3 Free Knitting Patterns Perfect for Charity

Here’s a way to knit a set of 3 winter accessories perfect for charity Readers of KnittingforCharity.org and the Knitting Nuggets Newsletter are truly the best! I received another reminder of this a few days ago, when reader Sharon Malazard sent me a photo of a set of matching winter accessories — hat, scarf, and…

12 Beloved Free Knitting Patterns Perfect for Hurting Hands
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12 Beloved Free Knitting Patterns Perfect for Hurting Hands

Do your hands hurt from arthritis or another health issue? These patterns, projects, and equipment may help when knitting is a struggle Reader Brenda had a charity knitting quandary that, I believe, many other ambitious knitters also face. I love reading your letters but wish I could take a more active part. Due to a…

How to Learn to Knit Socks and Sweaters, Even When It’s Scary
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How to Learn to Knit Socks and Sweaters, Even When It’s Scary

Is “learn to knit socks and sweaters” on your knitting bucket? Here’s a plethora of tutorials that are bound to help! Reader Nancy shared her knitting bucket list item:  “I need to learn to knit socks and sweaters with sleeves.” I’m pretty sure Nancy isn’t alone! Once upon a time, I was just like Nancy….

Practical and Cute Free Knitting Patterns for Baby Bibs
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Practical and Cute Free Knitting Patterns for Baby Bibs

Knit something for babies that’s both completely practical and quite atypical: baby bibs Bibs aren’t the typical baby knitting pattern, are they? When we think of knitting patterns for babies, we tend to think hats, booties, blankets, maybe a cardigan or sleep sack. But we don’t think of bibs very often. I know I don’t!…

8 Easy Patterns for Learning to Knit with Double-Pointed Needles (DPNs)
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8 Easy Patterns for Learning to Knit with Double-Pointed Needles (DPNs)

These easy patterns will help any beginning circular knitter start knitting in the round with confidence! Sometimes, when you’re learning a new knitting skill, all you really need is one easy pattern. Have you found that yourself? Over nearly 15 years of knitting, I have repeatedly found this to be true. Yes, tutorials are super…