21 Free One Skein Knitting Patterns- 21 thoughtful knit gifts for everyone in the family. Most of these free patterns can be completed in an evening!
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21 Free One Skein Knitting Patterns (aka, One-Skein Wonders!)
Starting off this roundup is this Easiest Newborn Hat. If you can knit a rectangle, you can make this baby hat using only one skien of yarn (worsted weight yarn)!
This knitting pattern is as easy as they come! There’s no crown shaping, or decreasing and it’s knit flat on single point needles. This hat is an excellent project for beginner knitters looking to move beyond basic scarves. This pattern is also great for charity knitting because it’s such a breeze to make.
The finished piece is sewn together at the side and the top is tied off. The rib pattern ensures that the hat stays snugly put on little heads.
There are so many cute knitting patterns for plush animals, but almost none of them are beginner-friendly. This little kitty is here to change that! This easy flay knit cat knitting pattern is so easy, that anyone with basic knitting skills can make it. It’s knit flat on straight needles, in 2 pieces which consist of the body and the tail. This is a perfect project for making use of stash yarn!
The ultimate cold-weather hat knit using Lion Brand’s Thick & Quick yarn. Beginner-friendly and quick knitting pattern! This men’s beanie features a rib stitch design and a wide brim. This easy knit hat can be completed in an evening thanks to the super bulky yarn and large needles.
A fast and easy knitting pattern for a classic Garter Stitch cardigan.
This Garter Stitch baby cardigan is ideal for beginner knitters. It is knit in one piece (from the bottom up), then folded over and seamed. The ties are knit separately and then sewn on. No buttons or buttonholes are needed!
This classic baby cardigan is a quick knit and it makes a great gift!
These slipper socks are knit flat which makes this pattern ideal for beginners!
This Easy Slipper Socks Knitting Pattern is ideal for beginner knitters or anyone looking for a fast & easy project. These slippers are knit flat on single point needles using knit and rib stitches.
These slipper socks make a great gift and they’re a quick knit that can be made in an evening!
The perfect cold-weather toddler hat, knit using Lion Brand’s Mandala Thick & Quick yarn.
This toddler hat knits up in a few hours. It’s knit on circular needles and the crown is shaped on double point knitting needles. It features a ribbed brim and the rest of the hat is knit in the round. The finishing touch is a big, fluffy pom pom.
There are so many cute knitting patterns for plush animals, but almost none of them are beginner-friendly. This little knitted toy bear is here to change that! This flat knit bear knitting pattern is so easy, that anyone with basic knitting skills can make it.
Mitten can seem like an intimidating pattern if you’re new to knitting. They’re using knit on double point needles, which can be tricky to handle even for experienced knitters. These basic kid’s mittens are knit on straight needles using the rib stitch for the cuff and stockinette stitches for the body.
A beginner-friendly pattern for classic mittens. They make a great gift!
A beginner-friendly pattern for the coziest men’s slippers. These slippers would make a great gift for the guy in your life. They’re knit flat on single-point needles using 2 strands of yarn held together at once.
New to knitting? Learn how to knit a hat on straight needles using this easy-to-follow video tutorial. Sizes for both kids and women. Great project for beginner knitters and it makes a thoughtful Christmas gift!!
An easy hat that knits up in 3 hours using Lion Brand Wool-Ease Thick & Quick yarn!
A pretty, textured hat in an easy to knit stitch!
This hat is knit in the round. If you’ve never tried the Hurdle Stitch before, it’s easy! This beautiful texture is created using alternate knit and purl stitches.
A quick and easy pattern for stay-on baby booties. Knit flat on straight needles.
Fast & easy pattern that is ideal for knitting beginners! This bonnet is knit flat on single point needles which makes it perfect for beginners. It’s knit in garter stitch with some basic decreases.
A beginner-friendly knitting pattern that keeps little feet warm & toasty! This pattern is ideal for beginner knitters or anyone looking for a fast and easy project. These slippers are knit on single point needles and there’s no complicated heel shaping. The slippers took less than an hour to make thanks to the large needles and the bulky yarn.
For this pattern, I used Lion Brand Cupcake yarn. Cupcake has really long colorways so it’s ideal for color block throws and scarves. It creates pretty and vibrant gradient colors without the hassle of switching yarns. Thanks to its generous size, you only need one ball for this project. This scarf is a mixture of garter and seed stitch.
A beginner-friendly knitting pattern this cold- weather essential! These classic mittens are knit on straight needles using rib and stockinette stitches.
These slippers only take a few hours to knit and they’re so warm! I created this pattern especially for beginners- there’s no complicated heel shaping. As long as you can knit, purl and bind off, you can make these!
This 1 Hour Baby & Kids Hat Knitting Pattern is perfect for creating a quick gift. It’s warm, cozy and it only takes about an hour to knit thanks to the large needles and super bulky yarn.
This 1 Hour Baby & Kids Hat knitting pattern is knit on circular needles. It features a rolled brim and a cute pom pom on top. Make it in either a solid color or self-striping yarn for thoughtful last-minute gifts.
I love seeing your finished projects! If you enjoyed making any of these 21 Free One Skein Knitting Patterns any of my other free knitting patterns, I’d love to see yours on Instagram, just tag me @ginamicheleblog. Happy knitting!