â€śKnitting and listening to books go together like peas and carrots,â€ť says Book Riot. We agree! Audiobooks and crafting make a perfect pair â€“ you can be entertained by a great story while working on your projects. Here are free knitting patterns as well as some audiobook sample clips that will complement the work to be done. For more recommended titles and craft articles, visit TryAudioBooks.com. Enjoy!Â
You can’t deny that this Dragon Softie Pattern is ridiculously adorable. Every little warrior needs a knitted dragon friend like this cuddly, overstuffed guy from Once Upon a Knit by Genevieve Miller. Listen to Drew Barrymore’s memoir, Wildflower, while you knit.
Meet your newest conversation piece from Knitting Without Needles by Anne Weil. A fabulous variegated yarn is the secret to making this Statement Necklace Pattern compliment worthy. Our suggested listen is The Grownup by Gillian Flynn.
Stay warm and show off your knitting skills with this Cabled Tam and Snood Pattern from Once Upon a Knit by Genevieve Miller. Make them matching or switch it up by using different colors. Either way, you’ll be toasty warm and the envy of your friends. At Home in Mitford by Jan Karon is a perfect audiobook listen for this project.
This Bear Hat Pattern from Gramma Nancy’s Animal Hats (and Booties, Too!), by Nancy Nielsen, works up fast and easy. The only hard part is deciding what kind of bear to make. A teddy bear? A black Â bear? A polar bear? While you decide, listen to Glitter and Glue by Kelly Corrigan.
If you’re looking for a great, handmade gift, look no further than this Wave Cuff Pattern from Knockout Knits by Laura Nelkin. It just might be the fastest gift you ever knit while enjoying Lost and Found in Cedar Cove by Debbie Macomber.
In summer, it’s hard to “tag” yourself as a knitter! That’s when knitted jewelry comes to the rescue. Â So add this Hibisco Necklace Pattern from Knockout Knits by Laura Nelkin to your project list. It’s a quick craft, so Jodi Piccoult’s short story,Â Larger Than Life,Â is a perfect listen.