Hello Makers! Kathleen here with another DIY Holiday edition! We recently looked at a few wonderful DIY crochet creations and today we are looking at different knitting patterns that are sure to make your full of season's greetings and cheer!
Ready for even more ideas for last minute gifts and home decor? Let's go!
The hustle and bustle of the season is here, and as creatives our to-do lists can leave us scrambled with lots to do and make. Last minute orders are flying out the door, and we must also finish making handmade goodies for everyone we love! If you haven't already planned out the perfect gift for someone, coming up with an idea or discovering that perfect pattern might be a challenge. Well hopefully today you can find some inspiration and ideas for those last minute gifts that you want to make!
Today we are looking at festive knitting patterns from: Annies Woolens, Fiddle Styx Studios, Little Red Window, Fifty Four Ten Studios & Butterfly Love 1.
Holly Stockings From Annie's Woolens
If you are in need of a last minute stocking, look no further! This classic fair isle stitching will not only look beautiful this Christmas season, but it is sure to be a Christmas staple for years to come! Annie's inspiration for these Scandinavian design came from the beautiful Northwoods of Wisconsin!
Skill Level: Intermediate
Basic Skills Necessary:
*Knit in the round with circular needles
*Knit with double-pointed needles
*Follow a color chart
*Color strand work using 2 colors within 1 round
Christmas Tree Hat By: Fiddle Styx Studios
*Pattern includes 6 sizes: Newborn * 3-6 months * 6-12 months * Toddler * Child * Adult
*Skill Level - Intermediate
*Pattern is written in ENGLISH and uses standard U.S. knitting terms
*Instructions are for knitting in the round on circular and double pointed needles
*U.S. size 6 (4mm) needles or size needed to obtain gauge
*DK or light-worsted yarn
Children's Reindeer Hat By Little Red Window
This little reindeer hat would be the perfect staple to your little one's Holiday attire this year! This PDF knitting pattern has instructions for sizes 0-3 months, 6 months, 12 months and 2T+.
Worsted weight yarn in tan, medium brown and red
US 7 16" circular knitting needles
US 7 double pointed needles
Joy & Believe Pillows By Fifty Four Ten Studio
Spread Joy this season with this gorgeous knitted 'Joy' pillow! Perfect for you couch, favorite chair, or even in your bedroom, this pillow is sure to brighten up any room! This pillow is knit with super bulky weight yarn and big needles so it knits up very quickly making it a great last minute gift!
The pillows are knit flat and seamed on the sides, and felt applique letters are added after knitting.
Skill Level: Easy
Christmas Amigurumi Patterns By Butterfly Love 1
These Christmas inspired Amigurmi are the perfect way to spread small amounts of love & cheer this season! Suitable for a beginner to intermediate knitter, these patterns are a great way to use up some of your scrap yarn. They make perfect ornaments, stocking stuffers, and are great all over your house this season!
The pattern set includes 4 different Christmas inspired Amigurumi:
Amigurumi Christmas trees
Friendly Christmas Candy
Amigurumi Christmas Presents
Have a pattern that has all the DIY vibes? Share it with us by emailing 'MY DIY Pattern' to firstname.lastname@example.org and remember to tag #ourmakerlife on Instagram so we can see all of your beautiful Holiday projects and inspiration!
Happy Holidays & Happy Making!
Kathleen, OML dream teamer
Kathleen is the maker behind Country Pine Designs crochet and knitwear and OML dream teamer. Kathleen has been in love with fiber arts since she was young, and has recently turned her passion into what is now the Country Pine Designs shop. Knitting is a way for Kathleen to express herself creatively, and bless others in the process. She recently moved to a cattle ranch in Texas, and spends her days taking care of beloved cattle and knitting to her heart’s content!