Just getting started knitting? These beginner knitting patterns that are a great place to start. You may have taken a beginner knitting class, opened a how-to knit book, or watched a knitting video. Most of them teach you how to knit, pearl, increase, decrease, cast on, and bind off. All of the patterns listed on this page are a great way to exercise your newly acquired skills without feeling like you've bitten off more than you can chew.