Did you know that you can make a bunch of yarn crafts without a knitting needle in sight? Say hello to the art of finger knitting! Learn how to finger knit and you’ll have a whole new world of makes at your fingertips! All you need is some yarn and a little patience and you’ll be on your way to finger knitting success - it’s a perfect summer craft for the kids too! Here we share our top finger knitting projects to get you started.

1. Finger Knit Trivet

Give your kitchen a handmade makeover with the addition of a simply beautiful finger knitted trivet. Made from simple rope, these natural trivets are perfect for protecting your worktops! 

2. Hanging Basket

These finger knitted hanging baskets are an ideal make for storing trinkets, makeup, craft supplies, kitchen utensils and more! 

3. Twisted Rope Blanket

Welcome a new arrival with this cosy, soft and ultra snugly finger knitted blanket. Finger knitting a blanket might seem like a mammoth make, but it’ll work up in no time with some super chunky yarn!

4. So Twisted Mug Rugs 

Brighten up your coffee table with some finger knitted coasters! Make them in a color that suits the interior of your home and place one on every coffee table!

5. Circular Crochet-Look Throw 

Give your home a stylish makeover with this crochet-effect finger knitted blanket! This circular throw would look great draped over the arm of your sofa or folded on the end of your bed. It’s easier to make it as big as you like, too!

6. Finger Knit Cowl 

All you need is a ball of yarn and an hour to make a super cosy cowl, perfect for both adults and kids. This would make a great last-minute gift for someone with a winter birthday!

7. Namaste At Home Cardigan 

Feeling confident in your finger knitting? Challenge yourself with this totally fabulous finger knitted cardigan! We love the muted grey and pink colorway of this pattern, but it’d look equally amazing in bright and bold colors, or even monochrome black and white!

8. Finger Knit Pouf Cushion Cover 

Finger knit a perfect pouf. Use as a throw-on cushion for your sofa or bed, or pop it in a playroom as a fun alternative to a bean bag for children.

9. Bulky finger knit cowl

If you’re a newbie to finger knitting, this finger knit cowl is the perfect project! Use a lovely chunky yarn in your favorite color and create this cowl in no time, ready to wear all winter long!

10. Rainbow throw blanket

Bring a rainbow of color into your makes with this fabulous rainbow blanket! This loop yarn finger knitting pattern is made using a simple knit stitch with clever skipped stitches to increase the width. 

11. Hugs and kisses blanket

This seriously impressive finger knit blanket is sure to have everyone asking “how did you make that?!”. This loop yarn finger knitting pattern is made up of alternating columns of Xs and Os (or hugs and kisses!) to create a beautiful repeating pattern.

12. Finger knit hair tie

Quick, easy and oh-so-pretty, if you’re you’re looking for a speedy project for a last-minute present, this finger-knit hair tie is for you!

13. Finger knit necklaces

Get started with finger knitting and make a necklace! Great for both grown-ups and littles to have a go.

14. Slip and slide cable blanket

This supersize cable knit blanket is sure to make an impression! Finger knit a repeating pattern of extra-chunky cable braids with a ribbed design at both ends for a snuggly blanket you’ll love cosying up in! 

Great yarns for finger knitting

  • Paintbox Yarns Simply Super Chunky
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    Paintbox Yarns Simply Super Chunky

    100% Acrylic, 3.5oz

  • Hoooked Zpagetti Solid
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    Hoooked Zpagetti Solid

    90% Cotton 10% Other, 30oz

  • DMC Natura XL
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    DMC Natura XL

    100% Cotton, 3.5oz

  • MillaMia Naturally Soft Super Chunky
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    MillaMia Naturally Soft Super Chunky

    100% Merino Wool, 3.5oz

  • Stylecraft Special XL Super Chunky
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    Stylecraft Special XL Super Chunky

    100% Acrylic, 7.1oz