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Knitting News Cast Live Again

Wednesday, January 12th, 2011 by Rhonda Bell

The Knitting News Cast website ( has been updated along with its blog.   A couple of the most popular pages are:

Wrist Warmer Pattern Generator – generate your own custom wrist warmer pattern. This pattern knits up quick and best of all you get the perfect fit using any yarn you like.

Knit Earflap Hat Patterns – a listing of free earflap hat knitting patterns

The knitting news cast blog is located at

Knit Earflap Hat Patterns

Monday, March 12th, 2007 by Rhonda Bell

Knit Earflap Hats keep not only your head warm but your ears too. There are many great free knit earflap hat patterns available on the Internet. Here are a few to get you started.

Basic Earflap Hat PatternIf you are looking for a basic pattern to get you started, Julie has a great Basic Earflap Hat Pattern. It calls for about 100 grams of heavy worsted weight yarn. It knits up quick and is a great place to start for designing your own earflap hat pattern.

Knitty Gritty has a Camo Earflap Hat pattern designed by The Souza family. It uses 1 skein of Lorna’s Laces Shepherd Bulky in a great orange “camo” looking colorway. It is finished off with nice looking braided ties and a pom-pom.

Or if you need knit earflap hat patterns for both children and adults you may want to check out Gail Bable’s Ribbed Ear Flap Hat pattern. These fun hats are knit in K3P1 stitch pattern.

Get more free hat knitting patterns including knit earflap hat patterns from the Free Knitting Patterns Online directory.

MagKnits January 2007

Wednesday, January 17th, 2007 by Rhonda Bell

The online knitting magazine MagKnits has a great assortment of free knitting patterns in their January 2007 issue.

The issue includes:
Holey Cable! by Amy King – a sweater with cables running down the sleeves.
New York Hat by Marina Bekkerman – a great looking warm, quick, and well-fitting hat.
R31 by Emily Schneider – a form-fitting laptop cozy with a pocket for cables.
Waders Socks by Jennifer Young – lace sock pattern
Indian Summer Collar by Ildiko Szabo – colorful collar or wrap to spruce up a coat or a top.

Knitting Magazine: Winter

Friday, December 8th, 2006 by Rhonda Bell

The winter issue of is now available. Included in this issue are some great free knitting patterns:

center square – fair-isle hat knit in the round
calorimetry – headscarf
antifreeze – knit mask
binary – scarf
argosy – modular knit scarf
corazon – mittens
tiffany – Fair Isle mittens
legwarmer socks – knit legwarmer and socks all in one
rolling thunder – knitted socks
monkey – knit socks
eiffel – DK yarn knit top
lauren – bulky yarn scarf
emerald – cardigan
twinkletoes – knitted balarina style slipper
spanish dancer – mitered, bottom up shawl
slingshot – knitted coffe cup holder
babe – ice skate blade covers
venezia – knitted wire napking holders
brown bag – felted luch bag
starsky jr – child’s cardigan
blended hues – baby sweater
piggle – child’s hat
norberta – knitted stuffed dragon
sheldon – knitted stuffed turtle
book of Knitty – knitted book

The issue has some great knitting articles including:
Sez who? by Cheryl Krementz
Vintage patterns by Kristen Rengren
Felted beads by Star Athena
The magic of hand-painted yarn by Beverly A. Army
Knitting in the Indian Himalaya by Tracy P. Hudson