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Easy Does It – Easy Knitting Patterns

A selection of knitting patterns with the beginner in mind

If you are a beginner to knitting, lace knitting, or beaded knitting, this is the place for you for recommendations on HeartStrings patterns to get you started.

Even if you are an accomplished knitter, these recommendations are for you also because sometimes you just need some easy, mindless knitting.

3-to-2 Any Gauge Sweater 3-to-2 Any Gauge Sweater
Pattern #W40. Use any yarn to make any size sweater. The 3-to-2 bias shaping in the body of this sweater gives you flattering design and drape. Sleeveless, short sleeve and long sleeve styles included in pattern instructions. More ...
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A Beaded Bias Towards Lace knitted scarf with crochet beaded edging A Beaded Bias Towards Lace
Pattern #A60. The simplest of lace patterns knits naturally on the bias to make a knitted scarf with chic diagonal ends. The bias design is a striking use of hand-painted yarn. Optionally trim your scarf with a simple crochet beaded edge. More ...
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Beaded Lace Scarf II Beaded Lace Scarf II
Pattern #A64. Knitted-in beads enhance the contours of a simple to knit swirly lace rectangular scarf. Only three pattern rows produce this lovely design! More ...
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Beaded Shamrock Friendship Bracelet Beaded Shamrock Friendship Bracelet
Pattern #S111. Celebrate luck and laughter in the Irish tradition by gifting Beaded Shamrock Bracelets to friends and family. The basic knit stitch and an easy beading technique make this quick and fun for anyone to make. More ...
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Beaded Stress Ball Beaded Stress Ball
Pattern #H18. Squish and roll this beaded ball around in your hands to provide relaxation and quick relief to stress, aching or stiff finger joints. Tiny pressure points of beads have a meditative quality. More ...
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Beading Hearts Friendship Bracelet Beading Hearts Friendship Bracelet
Pattern #B6. Give the gift of friendship with a heartfelt, hand-knitted beaded bracelet. The basic knit stitch and an easy bead knitting technique make Beading Hearts Friendship Bracelet quick and fun for even a beginning bead knitter. More ...
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Circular Perspectives showcases the new Mountain Color's Perspectives yarn kit that includes 5 gradient colors of Crazyfoot yarn. Circular Perspectives
Pattern #H144. Circular Perspectives infinity scarf / cowl showcases the new Perspectives yarn kit Mountain Colors that includes 5 gradient colors of Crazyfoot yarn. More ...
Coronet Collaret Coronet Collaret
Pattern #H24. This stunning little accessory can be used as both a detached collar and a fancy coronet headband. Knit it up quickly using just 50 yards of worsted weight yarn. More ...
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Dolly Faroese Shawl Dolly Faroese Shawl
Pattern #H34. This small doll-sized shawl is designed to learn and practice neck-down construction and basic techniques for making a Faroese shawl in the traditional style — except upside down! More ...
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Easy Asymmetry Wrap Easy Asymmetry Wrap
Pattern #H01. Create a one-of-a kind designer look with your choice of three yarns in this easy-to-knit, easy-to-wear knitted wrap. More ...
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Easy Elegance Ensemble Easy Elegance Ensemble
Pattern #H39. Indulge yourself! A stylish hat and fingerless mitts that are so easy to make in luxury yarn already plied with crystals or other accent yarn of your choice. More ...
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Errant Lace Hand Coverings Errant Lace Hand Coverings
Pattern #A167. These delightful fingerless gloves keep hands and wrists warm. The tapered fit, DK weight yarn and an easy-to-read zig zag lace stitch pattern make these simple and quick to knit. More ...
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Felted Beret Hats Felted Beret
Pattern #A96. Make a jaunty beret using these easy-to-knit, easy-to-felt pattern instructions. Choose to make in a solid color or a mix of colors for one-of-a-kind creativity! More ...
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Half-note Symphony Shawl Half-note Symphony Shawl
Pattern #H72. This semi-circular lace shawl, in alternating wedges of 2 harmonious colors, features a fluted hem and scooped neckline turned back into an asymmetric collar. More ...
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Knitted Bunny Knitted Bunny
Make a bunny out of a square piece of knitting. It's almost as clever as pulling a rabbit out of hat! Downloadable pattern valued at $5.00. A donation is appreciated. More ...
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Lacy Maizy Wrap Lacy Maizy Wrap
Pattern #H74. Crisp outlines of cable stitches frame a back-drop of lace. This wrap is named after the corn fiber yarn in which it was made and photographed. More ...
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Lacy Riverine Headband and Scarf Lacy Riverine
Pattern #A89. An elegant coordinating set of reversible lace scarf, headband, and mitts or muffatees to keep neck, head, hands and arms warm on cool days. The undulating lacy design is reminiscent of a softly flowing river on quiet afternoons. With just two simple lace pattern rows that repeat, any of these items would be suitable for even a beginning lace knitter to make. More ...
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Moebius ZigZag Scarf Moebius ZigZag Scarf
Pattern #A76. A dramatic shaped edge and reversible diagonal lace stitch make the single-sided moebius wonder even more wonderful. More ...
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Moose Lace Afghan Moose Lace Afghan
Pattern #N37. This attractive, practical afghan is an example of "moose lace", i.e. lace knitted in a heavier yarn than usual. The lace makes this afghan lighter in weight for its size, yet pleasingly warm and snuggly. More ...
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Peaks and Valleys Scarf Peaks and Valleys Scarf
Pattern #A95. Narrow panels of lace play counterpoint against the zig-zagging path of variegated color along this scarf. Easy to knit on just a few stitches, and enjoyable to wear in a variety of ways. More ...
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Qiviut Neck Muff Qiviut Neck Muff
Pattern #A189. Lusciously soft and warm, this lace neck muff is designed so that it can be worn in either a cowl or yoke style. Only two simple lace pattern rows are used to produce the zig zag ribbed lace stitch with pleasing reversibility and softly scalloped edges. More ...
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Scalloped Juliet Cap Scalloped Juliet Cap
Pattern #KH01. Treat yourself, or someone you love, to a little bit of extravagance. Soft scallops frame the face in this stylish cap knitted in a modified feather and fan lace stitch. More ...
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Shaped Tee with Collar Sweater Shaped Tee with Collar Sweater
Pattern #W28. Simple to knit T-top allows textured and designer yarns to "show their stuff". Straight body line in simple stockinette stitch with garter stitch bands. Enhancements to the basic T-top shape include an asymmetrical split collar and non-boxy short sleeves. Knitted circularly with no seams to sew. More ...
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Simple Beaded Sock-Not Wristlets Simple Beaded Cuffs
Pattern #S14. Four easy styles of beaded-garter cuffs that give you the freedom to explore a myriad of color and bead placement combinations. These cuffs can be worn as wrist warmers or bracelets and on ankles as a dress-up over plain socks. A single cuff makes a chic cup cozy or water bottle holder, too. More ...
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Spiral Nebula Shawl - front view Spiral Nebula
Pattern #A71. Simple knitting, distinctive shape. Let your yarns be the design. Can be knit in any weight yarn and size — a good choice for letting fancy yarns be the design element. More ...
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Sweatshirt Sweater Sweatshirt Sweater
Pattern #W37. Easy-knitting, easy-wearing sweatshirt style in both short and long sleeve versions. Worked top-down for easy measurements and fitting along the way. Knitted circularly with no seams to sew. More ...
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Symphony V Mobius Symphony V Mobius
Pattern #H71. Symphony V is a different angle on the one-sided Mobius. The project works up quickly on relatively large needles with an easy, reversible lace pattern. The completed strip of knitting with self-shaping angles at each end at each end is joined with 3-needle bind off to create the "V". Super easy, yet intriguing. More ...
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Troika Wrap-Around Troika Wrap-Around Faroese Shawl
Pattern #A41 (black and white publication). Simple "3-ball" garter stitch technique; great pattern for using a mix of novelty and "stash" yarn. More ...
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Warm Hearts Comfortghan Warm Hearts Comfortghan
Pattern #KH06. A snuggly lap blanket or afghan is a comfort to knit and give to loved ones. Here is a design for a handsome small blanket in a "warm hearts" theme appropriate for anyone. A bonus is that the stitch pattern is different yet pleasing on both sides - it's like getting two blankets for the effort of making one! More ...
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Looking for other shawl and stole patterns to knit? Be sure to also see the Faroese Shawls and Knitted Lace Scarves Collections.

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