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10 Best Knitting Kits for Beginners

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The ultimate how to knit for beginners! Why not take the step and learn to knit with these beginner knitting kits?

Knit kits are perfect to start knitting for beginners as they come with everything included as yarn, knitting needles, pattern and instructions. Just open your kit and start knitting!

To make it even easier for you to start looping, I have picked out 10 different knitting kits for beginners, from scarves to mug warmers, that are perfect for the absolute beginners.

Take My Heart Scarf – Summer staple

Take My Heart Scarf from Wool and the gang - Beginner knitting kits

Face the summer with this super soft and fluffy snood from Wool And The Gang, an ideal wardrobe staple during spring and summer.

The scarf is made using basic knitting techniques, and the kit comes with written and illustrated instructions, and you also find how-to videos on their Website.

The Dishcloth – Set of three

Learn to Knit Club: The Dishcloth Kit |

Learn to knit and at the same time, get three high-quality dishcloths. KnitPicks “The Dishcloth” knitting kit for beginners comes in a set of three and a choice of different vibrant colors.  

With this kit, you learn to knit the basic knitting techniques from start to finish with step-by-step instructions and detailed photo tutorials, a perfect knitting for beginners.

My First Hat – Chunky knitting kit for beginners

My First Hat from Loopy Mango - Knitting for beginners

Loopy Mango offers this exclusive knitting kit for beginners in 100% merino wool. It’s thick, warm, soft, and stylish, perfect for those cold winter days.

With this chunky yarn, you will have it finished in no time. Loopy Mango states that it only takes 1-2 hours to complete, and there are tons of colors to choose from.

The Scarf – Beautiful summer colors

Learn to Knit Club: The Scarf Kit |

Knit a lovely summer scarf! To knit KnitPicks, “The Scarf” you don’t need any knitting experience.

Everything is covered in the included booklet with start-to-finish, step-by-step instructions, and detailed photo tutorials.

The yarn is 100% merino wool, super soft, and machine washable.

Cup Cozy – Warm drink and hands

Cup Cozy from Stitch and Story - Knitting for beginners

Keep your drink, and hands warm with the Cup Cozy Mini knit kit from Stitch & Story.

Learn to knit with this quick beginner project in 100% merino wool with both illustrated and video instructions

Buy a single kit or in a bundle of three.

Sally Scarf – Big tassels

The Sally Scarf from BettaKnit -  Beginner knitting kits

The Sally Scarf from BettaKnit is one of the best knitting kits for beginners if you want to have a scarf with a little extra (tassels) and get a real practice on garter stitch.

Even though the scarf is 256 cm/100,8” long, the chunky 100% Peruvian wool and easy knit techniques will make this a quick knit.

You’ll get written instructions as well as find how-to videos on their Website. If you want more insight on how to knit this you can read my review.

Nyssa Blanket – Giant throw

Nyssa Blanket from Wool Couture -  learn to knit kit

This chunky throw from WoolCouture is made in 100% Merino wool and perfect to snuggle up with on the couch or in bed. With this kit, you’ll learn how to knit, purl, cast-on, and cast-off.

Besides getting all the supplies and instructions you need, you also get an Eco-friendly, recyclable ‘Bag of Happy’ tote bag to keep your WIP (knit slang for Work In Progress) in.

Kate Mittens – Arm and hand warmer


These mittens are a little longer for extra warmth and take just around 5 hrs to make.

This is a super easy knit project with basic purl and knit stitches made in WATG’s natural and sustainable yarn Alpachino.

Wool And The Gangs beginners knitting kit comes with easy instructions, and there are how-to videos on their Website.

Love Train Cushion – Sustainable

Love train cushion from Wool And The Gang - Beginner knitting kits

Wool And The Gang are really good at offering sustainable yarn options. The Love Train Cushion is knitted in a yarn made from upcycled t-shirt scraps with a shoelace structure, which makes it ideal for knitted homewares.

The pillow is knitted in garter stitch, but if you feel adventurous, it comes with two more advanced stitch patterns.

Back to the Fuchsia Knit Cowl – A good buy

One & Done Kits - Back to the Fuchsia Knit Cowl

Starting at $14.99, the Back To The Fuchsia Cowl from Lion Brand is a find. This knitting kit for beginners includes all you need as yarn, pattern, and needles, and on Lion Brands Website, you’ll find videos, tips, and tricks to help you on your knitting journey.

A perfect first knitting kit for a great price!

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