Easter Knitting Projects
Put Some Spring in Your Step!
With spring in the air, it's nice to know that Easter is just around the corner. Just because the weather is breaking, don't put your needles away! There are lots of fun and easy knitting projects for spring and Easter. Many of the projects use just basic knitting skills and require only a small amount of yarn. I hope you like this collection of knitting projects for spring. Use them to decorate the Easter dinner table, in an easter basket, or as a gift.
These cozy bunny slippers are perfect for wearing on Easter Morning and all spring long!
Chirp! - This chick is just hatched!
Nothing says spring like newborn chicks. Knit this adorable chick just hatching from an egg.
Pattern is available here: Chick Hatching from Egg Knitting Pattern
Easter Bunnies - Dressed in their Easter finest!
These mini bunnies are dressed to impress. Knit a sweet bunny complete with a tutu or flower and, of course, a big heart!
Chester is a bashful bunny, but he'll quickly warm up to you with a few hugs!
Some Bunny Loves You - Tiny Bunnies give lots of love!
This free knitting pattern shows you how to knit lots and lots of tiny bunnies!
This Chick Lays Chocolate Eggs!
Fun knitting project
Sweet treat! Not only is this a great beginner project, but it also makes a perfect table decoration. Kit includes pattern and yarn, you'll supply the needles and the chocolate egg!
Hippin' and Hoppin'
Easter's on it's way!
Meet Hop! This adorable long legged bunny comes complete with sweater and carrot!
For Spring Chicken
Knit a soft and cuddly chicken, perfect for spring!
Get the kit here: Knit Whits Hettie Chicken Stuffed Animal/Softie Knitting Kit
Yarn Egg Surprise! - Easy Craft Project
Well this isn't a knitting project, but most knitters have tons of yarn stash - easy craft to do with kids and allow them to have fun with fiber! This tutorial has lots of step by step instructions and is easy to follow.
Easter Knitting and Felting
I love knitting kits because the take the guesswork selecting the yarn, pattern, etc.. Knit some fun decorative felted Easter Eggs and the basket!
Choosing the Right Materials
For Your Easter Knitting Project
When choosing colors for your Easter knitting projects, use lots of vibrant shades. I like to call them "happy colors." Spring green, bright yellow, orange, red, pink, purple all make ideal colors for your Easter knitting.
The pattern will usually specify which weight yarn you should use. Lace and fingering weights are the thinnest yarns - chunky/bulky weight yarns are the thickest. It helps to choose the correct yarn weight and needle size specified in the pattern to insure your project will turn out as expected.
Types of Yarn
There are so many options available to choose. Easter knitting projects may be knitted using cotton, acrylic, wool or wool blend yarns. Most of the Easter projects we mentioned have a great design, so go with a simple/plain yarn to really have your project shine.
Easter Knitting Book - Loaded with lots of fun ideas!
Knit eggs, bunnies, chicks and more festive Easter projects!