Every serious knitter should have at least one double knitting project in their agenda. Not only is this knitting technique unique, it's also a great way to further enhance your knitting skills.
Double knit may look complicated, but once you’ve got the hang of it – you’ll see that it’s not really the case.
To get you started on your double knitting journey, here are 10 simple double knitting projects you can start with. From here, you can branch out to other types of knitted items with all sorts of patterns.
If you're interested in getting the foundations down pat first before you jump into double knitting, check out the professionally filmed Learn to Knit class that will take your knitting skills to the next level.
This double-knit cowl boasts of blue and whites inspired by that delicate china your grandmother used to bring out for tea!
Via Fitzbirch Crafts
Striped & Spotted Scarf
This colorful and warm double knit scarf is comprised of two layers, each having the same striped and spotted design but in reverse colors.
Knitty Kitty Beanie
With this hat, show your love for your feline friends while keeping warm. The colorwork makes for a great project that doesn’t get as boring as a traditional stockinette stitch hat. This hat is double-knit in the round, so there’s a fair amount of experience required, especially to get started.
Via Crooked Crafts
Musical Knit Scarf Pattern
This double knit musical scarf is in two colors and shows music notes for the song ‘Hey Jude’. Cool!
Heart Hot Pad
A lovely hot pad with reversible heart design. Just the right amount of thickness to keep your hands from getting burned.
Via Knitting Help
A reversible knit ski cap for the winter months and excellent for winter sporting.
Gingham Knit Neck Warmer
A super chic (and completely reversible!) knit neck warmer that will keep you toasty and fashionable at the same time!
Via The Craft Queen
Weeping Willow Knit Hat Pattern
With vertical lines branching from the decreases at the crown, this double knit hat is reminiscent of the hanging branches and leaves of weeping willow trees.
Pi Digits Knit Scarf
The cool combination of crafty and nerdy creates this awesome Pi Scarf!
A lovely double knit scarf with timely snowflakes that looks great in contrasting colors whichever side you look at it.
What did you think of double knitting? Was it as complicated and difficult to work with as any other knitting technique? We have faith in you and know that there's a knitting pattern above that is perfect for you to learn how to double knit.
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