13 Loom Knitting Projects for Beginners

If you’re nervous about knitting, knitting looms are an ideal piece of equipment to take the fear away and help you on your way to becoming a knitting ninja! They make the process of knitting simple and quick. We’ve rounded up 13 tutorials from around the internet to get you started.



How to Loom Knit a Hat by Dream a Little Bigger »

This tutorial shows you how to loom knit a hat using a large round loom and some bulky yarn. It’s so simple – your very first attempt will be perfectly wearable too! Dream a Little Bigger also has a handy post that show you how to change colours on a knitting loom ».


How to Loom Knit a Throw Pillow by Simplicity »

Create a comfy throw pillow in colours of your choice with this simple loom knitting project. Follow the above guide to see how it’s done!


How to Loom Knit a Sweater by Tuteate on YouTube »

This step-by-step tutorial shows you how to loom knit a sweater using a circular loom and thick yarn. There are several different techniques that are used – perfect for the confident novice who is keen to expand their loom knitting repertoire.


How to Loom Knit an Infinity Scarf by Do It Your Freaking Self »

Loom knitting allows you to create fantastic and durable garments in no time at all! This is the answer to all of your scarf making woes. Sit down, kick up your feet, turn on the box and loom knit your own infinity scarf by following the above tutorial.


How to Loom Knit a Monogrammed Coffee Cup Sleeve by Crafts Unleashed »

Anyone can make this monogram coffee cup sleeve by following the above beginner’s guide of how to loom knit. These are a quick and easy bulk gift idea in the run up to big gifting events such as Christmas! Choose any colours to personalise your sleeves.


How to Loom Knit an Easy Blanket by Loom A Hat on YouTube »

This loom knitted blanket uses a stitch combination of knit and purl, and the result is super cuddly! Follow the step-by-step video for instructions that are at a beginner’s pace. 


How to Make a Loom Knit Headband by Live Craft Love »

This is an easy and fairly quick loom project, great for if you’re looking to create a cute and useful accessory. The soft, wool blend will keep you warm while wearing your hair down or up in a ponytail. Follow the above tutorial to make your own!


How to Make Tube Socks on a Round Loom by Loom A Hat »

This tutorial is perfect for the sock lover who does not love knitting a heel or a toe! This tutorial is a favourite with beginners – check it out over on Loom a Hat.


How to Loom Knit Fingerless Mittens by Tuteate on YouTube »

This step-by-step tutorial shows you how to knit fingerless mittens using a circular loom. It will teach you how to use alternate colours and how to make the thumb hole – techniques that you’ll be able to apply to future projects!


How to Make a Baby Bobble Hat on a Round Loom on the Hobbycraft blog »

It’s easy to create this soft and snuggly hat on a round loom, and is perfect for keeping tiny heads warm!


How to Loom  Knit a Kitchen Set by This Moment is Good »

Learn to loom knit this cheerful kitchen set by following the instructions on the above blog post. You can easily switch up the colour choices to match your décor!


How to Loom Knit an Owl Toy by Tuteate on YouTube »

This step-by-step tutorial shows you how to loom knit a stuffed owl toy using a 24 peg loom and a 36 peg loom. You’ll learn how to work decreases, how to work in flat panel and in rounds, and how to change colors. Perfect for when you are underway with the basics of loom knitting!


Loom Knitted Basket Patterns by This Moment is Good »

These baskets show just what it is possible to achieve with a knitting loom. Travel over to This Moment is Good to find out where you can purchase these patterns, or simply use the imagery as inspiration!



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