Whether you want to create a handmade gift for a friend or you’re simply looking for a low-key craft to do with your hands, knitting is becoming increasingly popular among people of all ages. Here are three great knitting projects that are accessible to even the most novice knitter.
Basic Scarf [marthastewart.com]
A scarf is one of the most straightforward, expected knitting projects, but that doesn’t mean that it’s boring. This simple pattern enables you to customize the color and the length of your scarf to tailor it to your tastes or a loved one’s preferences. There’s even a border along the edges of the scarf to take it from basic to subtly chic.
Quick & Easy Knitted Infinity Scarf [oursouthernhomesc.com]
If you want to create a scarf that’s a bit more modern than more traditional options, an infinity scarf is a great choice. Infinity scarves are popular because they’re so secure, and this one also features rows of texture for an intricate look.
Seagrass Throw [creativeknittingmagazine.com]
Create a knitting project that’s out of the ordinary with this impossibly warm throw blanket. The flat, square surface makes it easy to make, but the chic, luxurious look makes it seem much more elaborate.