Loom knit this cheerful kitchen set!  3 free patterns below; Loom Knit Cotton Placemat, Cable Mug Cozy and Coaster. During the cold winter season, I always like to think of ways to bring spring to my home early.  When I think of spring and summer, cotton always comes to mind...Loom knit the patterns below in 100% cotton, in any color of your choice and bring a little cheer and warmth to your home or a friends!
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Pocket Placemat, Mug Cozy & Coaster

Add cheerful style to your kitchen with this quick loom knit kitchen set. You can easily change up the color to match your d├ęcor!

Level:  Intermediate (knowledge of cables needed). This pattern can be made beginner by eliminating the cables.


  • Medium Gauge Loom with 28+ Pegs (Purple KK Loom used in sample)
  • Knitting tool
  • Crochet hook
  • Tapestry/yarn needle & 2 buttons
  • Measuring tape
  • Buttons (2)
  • Yarn (MC):  100% Cotton, Home Cotton Grande, (4); Color: Pastel Blue
  • Yarn (CC):  100% Cotton, Sugar ‘n Cream, (4); Color: Candy Sprinkles

Placemat Pattern: 12 ¼” x 17 ¾”

  • Chain cast on 28 pegs with 2 strands MC.
  • Rows 1 & 3:  *k1, p1, repeat from *.
  • Rows 2 & 4:  *p1, k1, repeat from *.
  • Row 5:  k1, p1, k1, p1, ewk19, p1, k1, p1, k1.
  • Row 6:  p1, k1, p1, k1, ewk19, k1, p1, k1, p1.
  • Repeat rows 5 and 6 until knitting measures 17 ¼”.
  • Next row:  *k1, p1, repeat from *.
  • Next row:  *p1, k1, repeat from *.
  • Repeat last 2 rows.
  • Bind off.

Utensil Pocket & Mug Cozy:  Main instructions are for Utensil pocket, instructions for mug cozy will be in parenthesis when they differ.

  • Chain cast on 10 pegs.
  • Rows 1-4:  *k1, p1, repeat from *.
  • Rows 5-7:  k1, p1, k6, k1, p1.  
  • Row 8:  k1, p1, 6-st RC, k1, p1.
  • Rows 9-20:  Repeat rows 5-8 three times.  (Repeat rows 5-8 until knitting measures circumference of mug as measured from front of handle to back of handle, minus 1 inch.
  • Rows 21-24 (next 4 rows):  Repeat rows 1-4.
  • Bind off; leave tail for sewing onto left bottom corner of placemat. (leave 6” tail for making loops.
  • Mug Cozy Assembly:  Using tail ends make 2 loops on opposite corners, making sure to measure carefully for tight fit.  Sew 2 buttons on alternate corners.
  • Placemat Assembly:  Align edges and sew utensil pocket onto left bottom side of placemat; Use same color yarn.

Coaster (5 ½” x 5 ½”)
  • Chain cast on 12 pegs with 2 strands CC.
  • Row 1:  *k1, p1, repeat from *.
  • Rows 2-27:  Repeat row 1.  You can add/subtract rows to keep your coaster square.
  • Chain one bind off.
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I hope you enjoyed this post...Happy looming everyone!

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Front of Loom Knit St. Patrick's Day Headband

Last night I was trying to think of a quick pattern that I could add my loom knit shamrocks/3 leaf clovers to. I was also playing with my German Shepherd and thought it would be fun to take pictures of her for this St. Patrick's day...She may have a German name but my father was very Irish...a Milligan. So I came up with the pattern below, it's perfect because it can be used as a headband or a doggie photo prop.  It also took me under an hour to loom knit...even better!

The front of the headband has the belt and buckle and the back has the Shamrock/3-leaf clover attached. You can find the pattern for that here:  Shamrock-3 Leaf Clover. This can be adapted to any loom.  For a headband use a loom that would make a tight hat on your head (1 size smaller).  I use the green KK for my head and it makes a perfect adult ladies size headband.  Go smaller for a child.  The green KK loom also fits the neck of my German Shepherd. She is a normal 60-70 lb. female. For a larger or smaller dog just use a loom that fits over their head and it should fit.  For small dog,s lesson the rows evenly throughout pattern. If using a small gauge loom, I recommend using more pegs for the gold belt as it will end up smaller.

Back of Loom Knit Saint Patrick's Day Headband
My Dog in the Loom Knit St. Patrick's Day Headband. Doesn't she look adorable? I could tell she felt special!
Both sides of the headband look great on the dog! She's ready for her Facebook Pic!

Loom Knit St. Patrick's Day Headband/ Doggie Collar

Finished Measurements:  4"h x 18.5"w (if using green loom).  36 peg large gauge loom makes a                                                 ladies size headband.

  • Any loom size-refer to above; sample was knit with the green KK loom
  • Knitting tool
  • yarn needle
  • Yarn
    • MC:  Green Yarn (any); bulky weight, 1 strand; 4 weight, 2 strands.
    • CC1:  Black Yarn (any); bulky weight, 1 strand; 4 weight, 2 strands.
    • CC2:  Gold Yarn (any); bulky weight, 1 strand; 4 weight, 2 strands.
  • crochet hook
  • Chain cast on all pegs with MC; join to work in the round.
  • Row 1:  ewk
  • Row 2:  purl
  • Rows 3-4:  repeat rows 1 and 2 (1) time.
  • Row 5:  ewk
  • Cut MC
  • Find middle of your loom, minus 2 pegs and cast on with CC2 (place slip knot with color on that peg).  
  • Do the same as last step with CC1 on peg 21 (if using green KK; if using another loom place black slip knot on peg next to where CC2 is, staying on the side where your buckle will not be. Twist your 2 colors together once.
  • Row 6:  ewk31 with CC1, ewk5 with CC2.
  • Rows 7-8 Repeat row 6 (2) times...working back and forth with each color, twisting colors together when they meet.  On a large gauge loom it is helpful to pull yarn tight so you do not end up with gaps.
  • Row 9:  ewk 31 with CC1, ewk2 with CC2, ewk1 with CC1, ewk2 with CC2.
  • Row 10:  repeat row 9.
  • Rows 11-13:  repeat row 6 (3) times.
  • Rows 14-18:  repeat rows 5-1 (in that order) using MC.
  • Bind off using x-stretchy bind-off method.  Video Here:  x-stretchy bind-off video
  • If you would like, make the Shamrock/3 leaf clover:  Video Here:  Shamrock Video
Hope you enjoyed this post. Thank you for reading!

2015,, Nicole F. Cox, all rights reserved.


#heartshapedchocolatechipcookie #valentinesday

I spent my morning making my yearly Valentines for my husband, children and nephews.  I was determined to use items that I already had in the house and was very proud that I didn't even have to leave the house for this years Valentines.  The way to my husbands anything baked! He loves sweets. So I decided that I would make him a heart shaped chocolate chip cookie.  This was my first attempt but it came out pretty good.  I also made some heart shaped cookies for the kids and wrapped them up!

I whipped up some Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough and put it on some parchment paper and using a butter knife I shaped it into a heart shape.  I had all the supplies because I never found time for my Christmas baking this year. During baking, the large cookie spread out and while the cookie was hot I trimmed the heart with a butter knife.  I made regular cookies and used a cookie cutter to make one heart shaped cookie for the front of each of the bags.  To do this, I pressed the cookie cutter into the larger cookies as soon as they came out of the oven. Then, of course, I ate the trimmings. I cut out felt hearts and hot glued them on the bags, along with a tag.

I'm not going to lie, this took me all morning (clean-up included) but I was glad to stay out of the commercial side of Valentine's Day.  I would love to hear how my readers use their creativity to celebrate this holiday!


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Use this loom knit heart as an accent to your knitted items.  It would look great on a headband, hat, scarf or make a garland of them to hang up during the Valentines Day Season.  Expand the pattern and make cute coasters out of cotton.
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#Free Loom Knit Heart Pattern


  • Any yarn:  2 strands of 4 weight yarn or 1 strand of 5/6 weight yarn.  Sample used 2 strands 100% Cotton.
  • Any loom:  To acheive sample size use 1/2" gauge loom.
  • Knitting tool
  • Yarn Needle
  • Medium to small gauge loom for small heart, large gauge loom for larger heart
  • Sample heart is approximately 3"
  • Chain CO 3 pegs.
  • Row 1:  ewk
  • Row 2:  purl
  • Rows 3-10:  repeat rows 1 and 2 (4) times but e-wrap 1 empty peg at the beginning and end of ewk rows (increasing every other row). Those wrapped pegs become peg 1 of the next row.
  • Move peg 6 to peg 7.
  • *Now work in short rows over 5 pegs.
  • Row 11:  ewk
  • Row 12:  purl
  • Row 13-14:  repeat rows 11 and 12 (1) time.
  • Row 15:  Move peg 1 to peg 2 and peg 5 to peg 4, ewk all pegs.
  • Row 16:  purl
  • Repeat above from * for 2nd side of heart.
  • Bind off. Cut yarn.
  • Using yarn cinch in center of heart, then weave in ends.
  • Optional:  Blanket stitch around edge of heart.
Thank you for reading. Happy looming!

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St. Patrick's Day Free Pattern!
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Very easy and adaptable to any loom with 3 pegs. These Loom Knit 3 Leaf Clovers will look great on a headband, hat, pocketbook, lapel or make into a pin or garland. There is also a video showing you how each section is done.

Loom Knit Shamrock/3 Leaf Clover Pattern


  • Any loom with 3 pegs
  • Any yarn 5-6 weight use 1 strand, 4 weight use 2 strands
  • Knitting tool
  • Crochet hook
  • Yarn Needle
The Video for this pattern can be found here: How to make a Loom Knit Shamrock/3 Leaf Clover


  • Chain cast on 3 pegs. Leave 6 inch tail.
  • Make i-cord (12 rows):  Video Here for how to do i-cord: How to loom knit an i-cord
  • Decrease i-cord...
  • Move peg 1 to peg 2, knit over, move peg 3 to peg 2, knit over.
  • Place 1st row of i-cord onto loom (peg with loop on it) forming 1st loop.
  • Chain cast on 2 more pegs.
  • Repeat above 2 more times but on the last loop do not cast on again.
  • Create Stem...
  • Row 1:  u-knit
  • Row 2:  purl
  • Repeat rows 1 and 2 (4) times or to desired length of stem.
  • Bind off
  • Using bind off tail and yarn needle neaten center of clover by going in and out of knitting. It should only take 3 stitches.
  • Weave in ends.


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