How to Knit DONUTS: Easy for Beginning Knitters

How to Knit DONUTS: Easy for Beginning Knitters

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Learn how to knit up a quick-knit DONUT!
Any flavors, colors, and sizes of your choice!

Decorate Your Donuts, too!
https://youtu.be/ZZT44DUoQPQ

My easy knitting pattern lets you knit these 3-dimensional donuts on two straight knitting needles (no knitting in the round) and you can easily make larger donuts by adding more increase rows!

MATERIALS
• Size 7 or 8 US Straight Knitting Needles
• Worsted or Aran Weighted Yarn
• Scissors
• Tapestry Needle
• Stuffing!

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INSTRUCTIONS

Cast On
• Row 1: Knit
• Row 2: Purl

Increases:
• Row 3: * KFB, K1 * (repeat between *)
• Row 4: Purl
• Row 5: * KFB, K2 * (repeat between *)
• Row 6: Purl
• Row 7: * KFB, K3 * (repeat between *)
• Row 8: Purl

Continue this increase pattern to make larger donuts.
Once you have determined you are at a half-way point:

• Row 9: Knit Row
• Row 10: Purl Row

Decreases:
• Row 11: * K2Tog, K3 * (repeat between *)
• Row 12: Purl
• Row 13: * K2Tog, K2 * (repeat between *)
• Row 14: Purl
• Row 15: * K2Tog, K1 * (repeat between *)
• Row 16: Purl
• Row 17: Knit
• Bind Off

• Using Tapestry Needle, tack inside CO & BO edges together.
• Stuff the tube.
• Tack remaining edges together, weave in ends, cut yarn
• Decorate!

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KNITTING TECHNIQUES for Donuts
• Slip Knot http://bit.ly/1g1q6M9
• Cast On Long Tail Method http://bit.ly/1gAPyUd
• Knit Stitch http://bit.ly/studioknit01
• Purl http://youtu.be/fGXJK3mOVCM
• Knit Front & Back https://youtu.be/jsWzpwSURUM
• Knit Two Together http://youtu.be/sBpbLmgwHFA
• Bind Off http://bit.ly/studioknit-bindoff

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