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Beginner Toe-Up Sock with a Fleegle Heel – Worsted Weight

ShiBui Worsted Toe-Up Socks

A free basic worsted weight sock pattern for toe-up socks, knit one– or two-at-a-time, using Magic Loop. Features the Fleegle heel. This is the pattern I use to teach sock-knitting to first-time sock-knitters, and they always get great results.

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Fingering Weight Faux-Heel-Flap Socks

This “Faux Heel Flap” Toe-Up Sock pattern is an easy intermediate sock pattern written for Magic Loop. It has a fake heel “flap” that is knit in one piece with the rest of the toe-up sock. It also includes adjustments for high insteps or arches.

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Any-Size Toe-Up Socks with a Fleegle Heel

A free basic beginner generic sock pattern for toe-up socks, one– or two-at-a-time, using Magic Loop and the Fleegle Heel. Following Fleegle’s famous sock formula, written out in my own words. Design your own toe-up socks in any size, for any weight or gauge of yarn.

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Beginner Toe-Up Sock with a Fleegle Heel – Fingering Weight

Here is a free basic beginner pattern for fingering weight socks, toe-up socks, one– or two-at a time, using Magic Loop and the Fleegle heel. It’s the one I use in all my classes, and my students always get great results.

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Two-Color Basic Brioche Hat

This basic Brioche hat is great for learning two-color brioche in the round. It features a no-roll brim that uses the Chinese Waitress Cast-On. The hat is reversible with perfect overlapping decreases at the crown.

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Most Popular Patterns

Beginner Toe-Up Sock with a Fleegle Heel – Worsted Weight

ShiBui Worsted Toe-Up Socks

A free basic worsted weight sock pattern for toe-up socks, knit one– or two-at-a-time, using Magic Loop. Features the Fleegle heel. This is the pattern I use to teach sock-knitting to first-time sock-knitters, and they always get great results.

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Fingering Weight Faux-Heel-Flap Socks

This “Faux Heel Flap” Toe-Up Sock pattern is an easy intermediate sock pattern written for Magic Loop. It has a fake heel “flap” that is knit in one piece with the rest of the toe-up sock. It also includes adjustments for high insteps or arches.

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Any-Size Toe-Up Socks with a Fleegle Heel

A free basic beginner generic sock pattern for toe-up socks, one– or two-at-a-time, using Magic Loop and the Fleegle Heel. Following Fleegle’s famous sock formula, written out in my own words. Design your own toe-up socks in any size, for any weight or gauge of yarn.

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Beginner Toe-Up Sock with a Fleegle Heel – Fingering Weight

Here is a free basic beginner pattern for fingering weight socks, toe-up socks, one– or two-at a time, using Magic Loop and the Fleegle heel. It’s the one I use in all my classes, and my students always get great results.

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Two-Color Basic Brioche Hat

This basic Brioche hat is great for learning two-color brioche in the round. It features a no-roll brim that uses the Chinese Waitress Cast-On. The hat is reversible with perfect overlapping decreases at the crown.

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Bulky Cabled Legwarmers with Buttons – Super-Bulky Weight

When I wore these bulky cabled legwarmers in New York City, they were turning heads left and right. You don’t need UGGs to be cool. Just knit these fabulous, cabled, knee-high knitted boot covers. Finish off with oversize buttons and a twisted-cord tie. Pattern includes cable chart.

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Bulky Felted Fair-Isle Bag for Beginners

Felted Fair-Isle bag, top view

This Fair-Isle felted bag pattern is an easy pattern for learning two-color knitting. Felt the bag in the washer to make a soft and sturdy purse or knitting project bag.

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Easy Norwegian Felted Slippers by Midnattsol

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A beginner knitting pattern for perfect and cute felted slippers, this is a re-write of Midnattsol’s famous 2008 Felted Slipper Pattern. Made from one long garter-stitch strip sewn up in an ingenious way, this pattern results in a perfect felted slipper. Sizes Baby – Adult.

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Phone Cozy – Custom Size for Magic Loop – Any Weight

This is a pattern designed by YOU to cover a cell phone. Fill out the yarn specifics once you’ve chosen a yarn and measured your gauge. This is a pattern calculation designed to help you practice Magic Loop and designing very basic patterns.

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Sock Yarn Key Cozy for Magic Loop – Fingering Weight

A tiny Magic Loop pattern that uses scraps of fingering-weight (sock) yarn to cover and distinguish your keys. Practice Magic Loop with two free videos showing every step.

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Textured Stripes Ear Warmer/Headband – Bulky Weight

This unisex headband/ear warmer is great for skiers, joggers, or cyclists—anyone who is out in the elements on a crisp winter morning. Good for knitters just learning to combine knit and purl stitches and read a simple chart. There are written directions for those who choose not to use a chart.

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Hats

“Aspen Ice” Super Bulky Lace Hat

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The Aspen Ice Hat is a fast and easy knit hat for one skein of extra bulky or thick-and-thin yarn. It features a wide garter-stitch brim and an easy lace body that spirals to a generous pompom at the tip.

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Basic Magic Loop Hat Pattern – Worsted Weight

This basic beginner hat pattern is great for learning Magic Loop. Comes with directions for a fitted or slouchy hat and written for worsted-weight yarn.

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Hat – Basic Man Hat for Magic Loop – Worsted Weight

This basic hat features an extra-wide ribbed brim that folds up double to keep ears warm. The top of the hat has a pronounced decrease pattern that makes the hat look rugged and stylish at the same time.

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Hat – Double-Sided with Invisible Brim – Fingering Weight

This hat is two hats connected by a provisional cast-on and folded one inside the other. Two options are available for the top of the hat: squared-off decreases or spiral decreases.

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Two-Color Basic Brioche Hat

This basic Brioche hat is great for learning two-color brioche in the round. It features a no-roll brim that uses the Chinese Waitress Cast-On. The hat is reversible with perfect overlapping decreases at the crown.

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“It’s Time to Knit!” Leftover Sock Yarn Wall Clock Pattern

When I couldn’t find the perfect wall clock anywhere, I decided to knit my own. Yes, this clock really works. It’s made using a clock movement from Michael’s craft store.

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Christmas Bells – Knit Christmas Ornament

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These sweet knit bells are an easy knit in the round on Magic Loop. Worked in Garter stitch, they are pure simplicity and a wonderful gift for a friend or family member this year.

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Diamond Dishcloth/Potholder – Traditional – Worsted Weight

Almost every book and class teaches this dishcloth to its new knitters, and for good reason. It’s quick, cheap, and teaches you what you need to know so that you can move on to harder and more interesting projects.

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Hand Towel – Rectangular – Worsted Weight

This beginner hand-towel pattern is so full and fluffy that it’s actually luscious. To get the rectangle effect, use alternating increase and decrease rows until the towel is as long as you want. Add an optional crocheted edging and loop to hang the towel from.

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Moebius Bowls – Nesting Felted – “Pentafold (5 Twist) Rim” – Bulky Weight

This unique felted moebius bowl pattern is the product of three generations of moebius bowls — inspired originally by Somersaulting Rim Bowl by Cat Bordhi.

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Stripes Brigade Mosaic Throw Pillow – Bulky Weight

An easy mosaic throw pillow pattern that is perfect for beginners learning the mosaic knitting technique. If you can knit and purl, you can make this pillow.

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Throw Pillow – Slip-Stitch – “Vinété” – Bulky Weight

Based on the Aubergine Dreams Neck Warmer by Laura Dianiska, this pattern is suitable for practicing many important beginner skills. The pattern of elongated stitches rising vertically up the work is caused slipped stitches. A good beginner pattern for those just learning how to slip stitches.

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Washcloth – Embellished Chenille – Worsted Weight

A super-soft washcloth with an optional crocheted embellishment or monogram.

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Mittens

Mittens – Basic With a Perfect Thumb – Bulky-Weight

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An easy chunky mitten pattern written for Magic Loop – featuring the World’s Best Mitten Thumb and a twisted-rib cuff

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Mittens – Basic With a Perfect Thumb – Worsted-Weight

A basic Magic Loop mitten pattern designed for worsted-weight yarn – featuring the World’s Best Mitten Thumb and a snug ribbed cuff with an invisible cast-on edge.

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Basic Toe-Up Sock Patterns

Any-Size Toe-Up Socks with a Fleegle Heel

A free basic beginner generic sock pattern for toe-up socks, one– or two-at-a-time, using Magic Loop and the Fleegle Heel. Following Fleegle’s famous sock formula, written out in my own words. Design your own toe-up socks in any size, for any weight or gauge of yarn.

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Beginner Toe-Up Sock with a Fleegle Heel – Fingering Weight

Here is a free basic beginner pattern for fingering weight socks, toe-up socks, one– or two-at a time, using Magic Loop and the Fleegle heel. It’s the one I use in all my classes, and my students always get great results.

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Beginner Toe-Up Sock with a Fleegle Heel – Worsted Weight

ShiBui Worsted Toe-Up Socks

A free basic worsted weight sock pattern for toe-up socks, knit one– or two-at-a-time, using Magic Loop. Features the Fleegle heel. This is the pattern I use to teach sock-knitting to first-time sock-knitters, and they always get great results.

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Toe-Up Socks – Baby – Aran Weight

Toe-Up Baby Sock

A beginner toe up baby sock pattern for Magic Loop. This is a great way to learn all the parts of knitting a toe-up sock, in a two-hour project.

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Toe-Up Socks – Beginner Magic Loop – Bulky Weight

Bulky beginner socks for magic loop

Here is a free basic beginner pattern for toe-up bulky weight socks, one– or two-at a time, using Magic Loop. Make a pair of socks in a day!

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Toe-Up Socks – Beginner Magic Loop – Super-Bulky Weight

Super-Bulky Magic Loop Socks - Malabrigo Rasta - white background - side view

Here is a free basic beginner super bulky sock pattern for toe-up socks, one– or two-at a time, using Magic Loop. You can seriously knit these socks in one day, and one skein of Malabrigo Rasta will just be enough!

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Toe-Up Faux-Heel-Flap Socks

Fingering Weight Faux-Heel-Flap Socks

This “Faux Heel Flap” Toe-Up Sock pattern is an easy intermediate sock pattern written for Magic Loop. It has a fake heel “flap” that is knit in one piece with the rest of the toe-up sock. It also includes adjustments for high insteps or arches.

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Toe-Up Faux Heel Flap Socks – Worsted Weight

Purple toe-up socks with heel flap, shown out of car window

By popular demand! A basic toe-up sock pattern with a knitted-in heel flap that fits your heel snugly and that you can adjust for a high instep.

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Sweaters

Winter Waterfall Lace Sweater

Winter Waterfall Lace Sweater - Field of Gold

Who says you can’t look sexy in winter? This challenging sweater is designed to flatter your curves and highlight your face. The advanced lace is charted and knit in the round.

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Top-Down Socks for Magic Loop

Top-Down Socks – Beginner Magic Loop – Bulky Weight

Bulky beginner socks for magic loop

Here is a free basic beginner pattern for top-down bulky weight socks, one– or two-at a time, using Magic Loop. Make a pair of socks in a day!

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Top-Down Socks – Beginner Magic Loop – Fingering Weight

Top-down fingering-weight socks for beginners, written for one or two-at-a-time on Magic Loop.

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Top-Down Socks – Beginner Magic Loop – Super-Bulky Weight

Super-Bulky Magic Loop Socks

Here is a free basic beginner super bulky sock pattern for top-down socks, one– or two-at a time, using Magic Loop. You can seriously knit these socks in one day, and one skein of Malabrigo Rasta will just be enough!

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Top-Down Socks – Beginner Magic Loop – Worsted

Araucania Worsted-Weight Sock

Worsted-weight top-down socks for beginners. Written for one- or two-at-a-time on Magic Loop.

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Scarves

“Palm Springs” Feather and Fan Lace Scarf – Sport Weight

Pink Feather and Fan Summer Lace Scarf

Learn to do lace AND catch and fix all common beginner lace mistakes – I supply 4 free videos to help you learn.

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Bulky Weight Beginner Garter-Stitch Scarf

The perfect scarf for learning how to knit. Soft, colorful, and scrumptious, this simple scarf is a luxury because of the Misti Alpaca “dyed-to-the-stitch” yarn. Watch videos every step of the way with our free Learn-to-Knit Class.

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Double Knit Heart or Checkerboard Scarf – Super-Bulky Weight

Learn to double-knit with this easy charted heart-or-checkerboard scarf pattern. Knit up in a super-bulky wool, the project goes quickly so you can see your progress.

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Elegant Ribbed Scarf for Beginners – Aran or Bulky Weight

This is a beginner scarf for knitters just learning to do 1×1 rib. Knit this scarf in aran- or bulky-weight yarn. Using bulky yarn will make the project go faster, and the scarf will be a more… well, bulky. Use a kettle-dyed or variegated yarn to make a simple scarf completely elegant.

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Featherweight Two-Color Brioche Scarf for Men

Brioche stitch can be heavy and dense. In this two-color flat brioche knitting scarf pattern, laceweight yarn is held double, creating a light-as-a-feather brioche scarf for men.

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Man Scarf – Mistake Rib Scarf in Three Weights for Men

It’s so rugged and burly, I actually just like to call it “man-stitch.” Why? In a chunky yarn this is a perfect stitch for a guy’s scarf or sweater, and it’s super-easy – but not boring – to knit.

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Scarf – Noro Striped 1×1 Rib – Jared Flood – Worsted

This is Jared Flood’s Noro Scarf Pattern, written here to make a scarf 5.5 inches wide.

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Super-Bulky Weight Garter-Stitch Scarf (Mary’s Italian )

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I designed this scarf when staying up all night before my first TV appearance. I needed an easy scarf that my local KUTV 2 News host, Mary, could wear. I created a scarf to be knit in 3 hours. Garter stitch is for beginners, but your hands will get a workout!

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