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Knitting without Needles: You’ll Love These Easy Arm Knitting Patterns

Arm knitting is a unique alternative to knitting with traditional needles, especially if you like quick and easy DIY projects. Many of the arm knitting patterns featured in this roundup can be completed in an hour or less, making them perfect for crafters with very busy schedules.

Market bag arm knit

Arm Knit Market Bag

If you’re new to arm knitting, a simple project like this market bag is a good place to start. It’s the perfect place to stash your produce and a practical DIY gift for family and friends. Yarnspirations has the free pattern.

Pretty pillow

One Hour Pillow Pattern

Use this quick and easy free pattern to knit a pillow in just one hour. Simply Maggie has the details.

Arm knit pillow

Arm Knit Pillow Cover

Recover existing pillows with this easy arm knitting pattern from Me Sew Crazy. This project uses t-shirt yarn, so it’s a clever way to recycle all those unwanted shirts in your closet.

Floor pouf

Fabulous Floor Pouf

Download a digital pattern from Flax and Twine to learn how to make a trendy over-sized floor pouf for your home. The finished floor poof can be stuffed with a queen size down comforter, an old bean bag, t-shirts, or recycled plastic bags if you don’t want to purchase poly-fill stuffing.

Loose knit blanket