Knitting

New to knitting? We take you through the step-by-step instructions and teach you how to cast on, knit, purl, and cast off. And when you're ready to take on a new project, browse our knitting ideas for mittens, snuggly scarves, blankets, pot holders, pouches, pet toys, and more.

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How to Knit: A Beginner's Step-by-Step Guide
Learn how to knit your own mittens, hats, scarves, and more. We'll take you through the step-by-step instructions and teach you how to cast on, knit, purl, and cast off.
10 Knitting Projects for Beginners to Try
Knitting can seem confusing for beginners. To get you started, here are ideas with easy-to-follow step-by-step instructions. Don't miss out: Get Martha's Guide to Knitting— it's the exclusive resource for knitters of all skill levels.
Arm-Knit Blanket
Snuggle up in a big cozy blanket made by hand, literally. Bulky-style yarn and your nimble handiwork are all you need for this simple technique.
How to Knit If You're Left-Handed
Try these three practical tips when learning how to do it in a way that works for you.
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What Is the Best Yarn to Use When Making a Blanket?
Whether you knit or crochet, there are factors to consider—warmth, durability, and if it's machine washable.
Knit Neck Scarf
Don this handmade scarf with any outfit or give it to a dear friend. To wear it, slip one end through either of the loops at front.