25 Knitting Projects You’ve Got to Make This Winter

As the cold weather sets in, it’s the perfect time to start some warm and cozy knitting projects! Here are some great fall and winter weather knitting projects!

1. Fingerless Mittens

If you’re craving a creative project and some of the old-fashioned comfort that comes from starting something from scratch, you’ll be well rewarded by reaching for your knitting needles this winter.

From: Martha Stewart

2. Cozy Slipper Boots

With the cold slowly creeping up on us, there’s really nothing better than the thought of hot chocolates, fires, onesies, snuggles and a cute new knitting project to keep you busy and warm. We managed to find this free pattern for our newest obsession: slipper boots!

From: DIY & Crafts

3. Classic Mittens

From: Ravelry

4. Knit Hedgehog Mittens

Make these sweet hedgehog mittens as a gift for your daughter or niece this holiday season.

From: Mom.me

5. Cozy Coffee Holder


Keep those hands burn free with this adorable knitted and buttoned cozy. Add some stripes for a little extra jazz.

From: Centsational Style

6. Catbird Hat

This The Catbird Hat Free Knitting Pattern is a colorful and simple beanie that lets you stay warm on chilly days. Make one now with the free pattern provided by the link below.

From: Ravelry

7. Forest Folk Cup Cozies

Today we have probably the cutest knitting pattern I’ve ever seen. Nothing makes me want to curl up with a hot drink like these adorable animal cup cozies! Pick your favorite forest friend and get knitting with this free pattern.

From: Stitch & Unwind

8. DIY Knitted Cable Cap

This one is certainly the most complicated of the bunch, but still definitely doable. Save this for when you’re feeling confident in the basics and want to try out some more complicated stitches.

From: Purl Soho

9. Chunky Knit Blanket

These blankets are all the rage right now and you can make your own!

From: Mamabee

10. Easy Knit Blanket Sweater Pattern


This is the perfect cardigan sweater to wear this winter. It looks great and you can make it yourself!

From: Mama in a Stitch

11. Seed Stitch Scarf Pattern

Seed stitch is one of my favorite finished knit textures and also lends itself well to mindless knitting once you get the hang of the repetitious pattern. Chunky knits are so trendy right now- why not make your own?!

From: The Sweeter Side of Mommyhood

12. Color Tipped Scarf

There is a science to securing a scarf. With neat triangular ends and a gently gripping garter stitch texture, this dapper Color Tipped Scarf longs to hold tight and budge-free!

From: Purls Soho

13. Oxford Boyfriend Cardigan

With a collegiate look and a straight, boxy silhouette, this masculine cardigan has an instant lived-in feel to it. It’s the kind of thing you never want to take off and the simplicity of the pattern makes it a quick knit that is sure to become a wardrobe staple.

From: Ravelry

14. DIY Knit Mice Socks

The only thing cuter than exposed baby toes are those dressed as a pair of mice.

From: Mom.me

15. Hooded Knit Adak Wrap

A warm and beautiful hooded wrap to keep you cozy on the coldest of days.

From: Mama in a Stitch

16. Easy River Braid Sweater


This relaxed fit long-sleeved pullover is very easy according to the designer. It’s knit in one piece sideways in garter stitch. A continuous double cable runs up the sleeve, and splits for shaping the neckline.

From: In the Loop Knitting

17. Loom Knit a Hat

All you need is a large round loom and some bulky yarn. It’s so very simple that chances are your very first attempt will be perfectly wearable, too. Huzzah!

From: Dream a Little Bigger

18. Fox Socks with Ears

Treat your feet to all that is sweet with these adorable animal socks! Your feet will be so happy to have 2 new furry friends, or “Pawsome Pals” you might call them.

From: Ravelry

19. Split Rib Knit Cowl

This lofty knit cowl is perfect for Fall! Worked up in soft Patons Classic Wool Roving, this cowl works up quick.

From: Yarnspirations

20. Spicy Knit Pumpkins


Add these clever chevron stitch pumpkins to your fall decor and use them for table settings, on your mantel, or on a shelf.

From: Knitting Bee

21. Cozy Ribbed Scarf

A simple 2×2 rib stitch using two skeins of that loveliness and came up with this gorgeous scarf in the end. It knitted up so quickly and makes a wonderful Christmas gift to give to someone special.

From: Lady by the Bay

22. Beautiful Knitting Socks


Knit in a delicious silk blend, it is just warm enough to ward off the first chill of autumn, and pretty enough to show off in your favorite sandals. Or treat yourself to a luxurious bed sock to keep your feet warm on a cold winter night.

From: Knitty 

23. Wool and Gang Sweater


If you’re looking for some great sweater patterns, this is exactly what you need!

From: Wool and the Gang

24. Baby Hug Boots


Knitted Ugg-inspired boots for your little ones! If you’ve got a precious little girl, these are definitely what you should make!

From: Marianna’s Lazy Daisy Days

25. Fall Maple Leaves


Two of my favorite things about Fall is the leaves changing color and good crochet weather. Combine these two things with this crochet pattern!

From: The Painted Hinge

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