Our favourite one skein patterns


Have a few gorgeous 100g skeins kicking around in your stash, but don't know what to make with them? Check our our favourite one skein (or one ball) knitting patterns on site! 

These one skein patterns are just what you need to bust your yarn stash into shape! With patterns from socks to accessories, we have the inspiration you need to cast on something new this week. 


This free children's sock knitting pattern uses a special ball of yarn specially spun and dyed to self-pattern a matching pair of socks for kids! This ball of yarn is 60g, exactly the amount you need for this pair! 

These textured socks use just one ball or skein of sock yarn! Pictured here in a stunning alpaca and merino wool blend sock yarn, you'll stay snuggly and warm all winter! Get the pattern here


Cowls, shawls, hats, and mitts: accessories are the nicest way to show someone you care, or to make yourself something that you'll love to wear. 

Featuring a gorgeous hand dyed sock yarn (Manos Alegria), this lacy, picot edged one skein shawl knits up quicker than you realise, with an interesting stitch pattern that blends twisted stitches and simple lace. Get the free pattern here.


Who doesn't love a pair of fingerless mitts? These simple garter stitch mitts are knitted flat and seamed at the end, and include shaping for the thumb gusset for a comfortable pair of mitts. Get the pattern here.



One skein cowls with simple textures are the perfect patterns for handspun, hand dyed yarns like Manos Serpentina! This quick, easy knit will have you knitting in no time. Get the free pattern here.



Snuggly cabled mittens are a perfect gift for a loved one, or as a gift to yourself when you're craving something woolly. These mitts were knitted with Patons Wool Blend Aran, which knits up in a snap. Get the free pattern here.



One of our most popular free knitting patterns, the Nymph shawl features Manos Marina hand dyed yarn and a beautiful, deceptively simple eyelet lace border. Get the free pattern here.



The Rocky Mountain Shawl features Louisa Harding Luci, a pretty and variegated yarn that's a delight to knit or crochet with. This simply triangular shawl is a perfect choice for beginner knitters! Get the pattern here.



But of course this list isn't complete without a one skein hat knitting pattern like Helado, knitted up with one skein of Manos Silk Blend DK! The simple combination of cables and lace is perfect for semi solid or tonal yarns. Get the free pattern here.



This fun and funky hat is knitted with Louisa Harding Luci, a gorgeously variegated yarn that knits up like a dream. This hat is knitted flat in garter stitch with a bias, and seamed up. Get the pattern here.


These cabled wrist warmers are soft, snuggly, and knitted up with one skein of Manos Alegria Grande, a hand dyed worsted weight yarn. These simple mitts are knitted in reverse stocking stitch with a simple and classy rope cable adorning the top. Get the free pattern here.