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Quick n Easy Ear Warmers

Quick n Easy Ear Warmers - Quick win
When a hat is too much, but you need some extra warmth, a knitted ear warmer is just the solution. Preserve the hair-do or work around a messy bun.
Here are some ideas for quick-n-easy knitted headbands that will be a welcome gift. These are also great craft fair items.

Plain or fancy, use these ideas as a jumping off point for your own creativity
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Santa Tomte Pillow

Santa Tomte Pillow - Quick win
This cute-as-can-be pillow is sure to be a favorite for your holidays.
This clean and modern design is inspired by the “tomte”, a domestic sprite who protected the farm. With a pointed red hat and long white beard it looks a lot like a gnome. . .and Santa Claus! Bring a bit of whimsy and the flair of Scandinavian style home for the holiday

Lucky Cloche

Lucky Cloche - Quick win
Knit this fashionable and warm cloche on any machine. Knit in one piece, short row shaping creates the fold-back brim. The stripe can be knit plain, in reverse stockinette, linen stitch or any stitch pattern to make it stand out. The top has impressive swirl shaping to top off this gorgeous project.

Butterfly Shawl

Butterfly Shawl - Quick win
Quick to knit shoulder-warmer to chase away a chill. The neck opening simply folds back to create a collar. Easy knitting! Great beginner project Cast on, bind off Increase, decrease You can knit this! Make it any size, use any yarn, add your own stitch pattern. Finish with included crochet edge or technique of your choice. Any yarn, Any machine, Any Stitch Patter

Ohmmm Yoga Socks

Ohmmm Yoga Socks - Quick win
If you practice yoga but find that your feet get chilled, these socks are meant for you. They keep the foot and ankle warm, but leave heels and toes free to grip the mat. Best of all they are so easy to knit!

Diagonal Pillow

Diagonal Pillow - Quick win
Make it your own! Use stripes or striped stitch patterns diagonally for an unusual graphic pillow.

One-Piece Pinwheel Pillow

One-Piece Pinwheel Pillow - Quick win
Quickly knit a 3 dimensional pillow cover in one piece! Cover a circle pillow form.

Use variegated yarn, stripes or alternating colors to make it your own! Can you work short rows? You can finish this in a weekend!

Fisherman Rib Blanket

Fisherman Rib Blanket - Quick win
Updated, colorful and fun, this one-piece blanket is sure to please!
Knit in a self striping yarn in Fisherman rib and you'll be done in no-time!
Dust off your ribber and get knitting!

Basic Poncho

Basic Poncho - Quick win

Can you knit two rectangles? Knit this classic poncho with ANY yarn and ANY Stitch pattern on YOUR machine.

Walker / Wheelchair Pouch

Walker / Wheelchair Pouch - Quick win
Walker bags are used by those whose balance requires a walker for safety, but need extra carrying room for their knitting, books, etc.

Kaleidoscope Shawl

Kaleidoscope Shawl - Quick win
Use short row shaping for interest

Swirl Top Beanie

Swirl Top Beanie - Quick win
Ready for a challenge? Knitting a shaped crown requires you transfer a lot of stitches. But you only do the transfers for 2” and a garter bar makes the process go quickly. This technique can be used for a beanie style hat or a slouchy beret.

Felted Intarsia Pillow

Felted Intarsia Pillow - Quick win
Beginner or Expert, you can knit this pillow cover in pieces and seam or knit all-in-one using Intarsia

Tucked Blocks Pillow

Tucked Blocks Pillow - Quick win
Take a fairly simple tuck stitch pattern and add stripes for a quick, textured, colorful pillow.

Man's Knitted Tie

Man's Knitted Tie - Quick win
Knitted ties are classic!
If you have some experience with your ribber, making them on the knitting machine can be a fun, quick project.

Rib 'n Roll Slouchy Hat

Rib 'n Roll Slouchy Hat - Quick win
Take a simple hat pattern, mix 'n match stitch patterns
and you have a fun, fashionable slouchy hat.

Ribber PomPom Scarf

Ribber PomPom Scarf - Quick win
Looking for a FAST project? Dust off your Ribber and get knitting!

Color Block Cable Pillow

Color Block Cable Pillow - Quick win
Combine Intarsia and Cables

Quickie Baby Blanket

Quickie Baby Blanket - Quick win
Quick Baby Blanket

Fingerless Mittens

Fingerless Mittens - Quick win
These fingerless mittens are quick, easy and can be knit in an evening.

Use my mittens as inspiration for making your own!

~Sue

These fingerless mittens are quick, easy and can be knit in an evening.

A bulky machine and our Kajam Alpca blend make them even faster to knit!

With the Knit it Now Dynamic pattern, you can use any yarn and any machine you like!

Hand Knitting Patterns on the Machine

Hand Knitting Patterns on the Machine - Quick win
Using hand knitting patterns for machine knitting is not only DO-ABLE, it's the best way to take advantage of all the talented knitwear designers who are publishing beautiful up-to-date designs.
Is it possible to knit everything on the machine? ... no .... BUT witih a little thought, planning and the skills you can learn, the opportunities are nearly endless!

Infinity Scarf Made Easy

Infinity Scarf Made Easy - Quick win
One simple trick to tame the curl
Perfect Fit™ pattern included

Ramona Phoenix Cowl Kit

Ramona Phoenix Cowl Kit - Quick win

Knit this beautiful, colorful cowl on your machine

Bolster Pillows

Bolster Pillows - Quick win
Add some interest to your home decor with bolster pillow. Knitted covers are easy to make and there are lots of variations.
Knit circles for the ends and get creative with stitch patterning and color for the 'tube' to cover the pillow.

MIle-A-Minute Hats

MIle-A-Minute Hats - Quick win
No-shaping, rolled brim hats that can be quickly knit
"assembly line style" on ANY machine, in ANY yarn with ANY stitch pattern.

Short Row Flowers

Short Row Flowers - Quick win
Knitted flowers can add just the right touch to your garments. These flowers are fast, easy and look great!
Use them to decorate hats and head warmers. Jazz up a plain sweater or use them as shawl pins ... the sky is the limit!

Watch Caps

Watch Caps - Quick win
Hats are practical and fun! Use them as a canvas for your creativity! Mix 'n match colors, yarns and techniques. Improve your knitting skills.

Magic Racked Scarf

Magic Racked Scarf - Quick win
Looking for a completely reversible scarf? Use the Racking Magic stitch pattern on your ribber for a lightweight, open work scarf that is sure to please!

Pintuck Square Pillow

Pintuck Square  Pillow - Quick win
Minimal finishing makes this pillow cover a blank canvas for your creativity! We added pintucks, but you can choose any stitch pattern.

Right Angles Blanket

Right Angles Blanket - Quick win
Here's a project that is fun, easy knitting with modern, graphic appeal.
This is a great beginner blanket with unusual construction that isn't hard (there's only 1 seam).
The finished blanket is square... want a rectangle? Knit 2!

Ready to tackle more than a swatch or a plain rectangle? Practice picking up stitches and neatly seaming a small seam. The yarn and the angles make this design special.

Checkerboard Pillow

Checkerboard Pillow - Quick win
Add texture and color to a plain pillow with no programming or punchcard ... and no floats!

Pillow features rounded corners and I-cord inserted seams.

Lots of opportunities to customize with stitch variations, color and creativity!

100% Reversible Scarf (ribber)

100% Reversible Scarf (ribber) - Quick win
Put your ribber to use with this full-needle rib scarf.
Curious about full needle rib or haven't used it for a while? Here's a quick project that is good for practice, and you'll have a warm, beautiful scarf to wear!

Dress Topper

Dress Topper - Knit In Now Project
Super-easy knitting, super-fabulous accessory! Use any yarn and any stitch pattern and make it your own!

Color Block Poncho

Color Block Poncho - Knit In Now Project
Geometric color play and unusual construction makes this poncho a winner! Knit in panels and use the sew-as-you-go joining method, and you'll be done in no time!

Sew 'n Cut Striped Pillow

Sew 'n Cut Striped Pillow - Knit In Now Project
A pillow project that is fast, fast, fast! Use the cut 'n sew technique to create a heart shape. Put your serger or sewing machine to work and have a gift or a craft fair item in no time!

Elsa 18 Yoga Pants

Elsa 18 Yoga Pants - Knit In Now Project
Yoga pants for 18" doll. Practice techniques to improve your machine knitting confidence. Includes tutorials for Marking Rows, Picot Hems plus Seaming Tips.

Boot Toppers (aka leg warmers)

Boot Toppers (aka leg warmers) - Knit In Now Project
Stash buster project to create a bit of knitting to peek out over the top of your boots. Fashionable fun for all ages!

Can You Knit Rectangles?

Can You Knit Rectangles? - Knit In Now Project
3 rectangles + no shaping + a soft, drapy yarn or an openwork stitch pattern
= a fabulous, comfy vest!

Set-in Sleeve Practice

Set-in Sleeve Practice - Knit In Now Project
Practice knitting perfect set in sleeves

Skull and Crossbones Pillow

Skull and Crossbones Pillow - Knit In Now Project
Practice or learn intarsia techniques without an intarsia carriage.

Shar Pei Wrinkled Pillow

Shar Pei Wrinkled Pillow - Knit In Now Project
Knit this fabulous pillow cover in a weekend. Like the puppy with the same name, the pintuck wrinkles add texture, interest and comfort.

Modern Striped Pillow

Modern Striped Pillow - Knit In Now Project
A quick-to-knit project created from 2 rectangles. 3 seams and you are done!

Short Row Flowers

Short Row Flowers - Knit In Now Project
Knitted flowers can add just the right touch to your garments. These flowers are fast, easy and look great!

Heavenly Hearts

Heavenly Hearts - Knit In Now Project
Knit a heart shaped pillow without cheating! Practice multiple shaping methods and create a canvas for your creativity!

Stranded Pillow

Stranded Pillow - Knit In Now Project
Knit a 2 color fairisle pillow in a FRACTION of the time it would take to knit by hand.

Eyeglass Case

Eyeglass Case - Knit In Now Project
Get creative! Use up your Stash! Make something useful! Here's a quick project that you can use to try new techniques and end up with a FO (finished object).