The bold blue skeins that are making a splash this season are just too alluring to stay in your stash. Put those hues to good use with these FREE designer patterns that deserve such a stunning shade.
5 knitting patterns your best blue yarns
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Combine a bulky semi-solid with simple stitches and you get this cozy shawl with enviable stitch definition.
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With the muted, understated tones we keep seeing, a blue baby blanket doesn’t have to be for a boy.
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Snowflakes at Night Hat
A combination of blues makes this Fair Isle hat even more mesmerizing, but a bold solid would give the motif a striking contrast.
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Instructor Amy Herzog is known for her sweater designs, and this one is no exception. Now you can knit your blue and wear it, too!
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Happy K Hat
We can’t decide which makes a bigger statement — the deep turquoise yarn or the cablework.
5 crochet patterns for your favorite blue hues
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Moonlight Market Bag
Got a blue cotton yarn? We’ve got the perfect crochet project to use up that skein!
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Big Granny Afghan
When you can’t choose just one shade, don’t! Use them all in a classic granny afghan.
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Tipped Fan Hat
Super subtle variegations stand out on the brim of this hat, but it’s the openwork on top that we love most.
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What’s quick to make, goes with everything and lets your new favorite yarn shine? This simple cowl, of course.
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Choose up to five shades of blue — from ocean blue to midnight sky — to create your own ombre shawl.