Updated: Jan 10
It's hard to believe, but the holiday season is only a couple months away, and so many knitters are starting to plan out their gift knits. Are starting to plan your gift knitting? Are you struggling to find quick and simple gift knits for the not-quite-worthy-of-an-intricate-shawl-or-sweater folks on your gift list? Here are four quick, simple, and free gift knitting patterns to help you out!
My Favorite Simple Knit Hat
Always a favorite, this is a fun, quick knit that creates a warm, cozy, gender-neutral, plain knit hat that is the perfect winter hat and a simple and easy gift knit. This pattern includes written and charted instructions for just about every size you can imagine! (The pom pom is optional.) Learn all the details about the pattern here, or grab your free copy of the PDF here!
My Favorite Cable Headband
One of the knits that I wear the most is My Favorite Cable Headband! This is a fun, quick knit that creates a cozy, warm ear warmer headband. It is a perfect accessory for spring and fall walks, and even for the winter when you don’t want to wear a hat! This pattern is available in sizes baby through large adult, as written instructions and charted. Learn all the details about the pattern here, or grab your free copy of the PDF here!
Super Simple Ribbed Headband
Besides being a quick, simple knit, the best part about this pattern is the fact that ribbing is very forgiving when it comes to sizing! The Super Simple Ribbed Headband is just what is sounds like – a super simple headband pattern (perfect for a quick gift knit!) that consists of ribbed stitch pattern. This pattern comes with instructions to knit a double thick version as well as the single thick version. It is knit in the round and includes both written and charted instructions. Learn all the details about the pattern here, or grab your free copy of the PDF here!
Lovely Heart Dishcloth
Scared that you won't knit the right size? Afraid the recipient won't ever wear the hand knit accessory you made for them? Knit them a dishcloth instead! Hearts: the symbol of love. I love hearts, and I love love! Treat yourself or a friend with a special dishcloth sharing all of the love! This is an easily customized pattern in size and is available in written and charted instructions. Knit it in a neutral color if you don't want it to look so Valentine's-y. Learn all the details about the pattern here, or grab your free copy of the PDF here!
And that's a wrap! Four quick, simple, and free gift knitting patterns! Happy gift knitting! Which is your favorite?