How to Knit Alphabet Letters

Adding letters to knitting is a great way to make a personal statement on a blanket, sweater, bag, or anywhere else. These knit uppercase alphabet block patterns are easy to view and print at home. They are designed to be worked in Reverse Stockinette Stitch on a field of Stockinette. Of course, if you want to get creative there are a variety of other stitches you could use. A Moss stitch would be great to use if you're looking to add some texture to your words. The garter stitch is another simple stitch that would make quick work of these patterns. When it comes to choosing which stitch to use for these patterns it all depends on the look you're going for. 

Using a medium-weight yarn, they should take up about six inches square. Knit in a finer yarn they will be smaller, or you can easily take these shapes and draw your own charts to the size you need. Using a lighter colored yarn will help your letters and the stitches stand out. When you're knitting letters it's important to keep the tension of your yarn consistent for a uniform look. If you don't want to incorporate the letters directly into your pattern you can always knit the words in their own blocks and sew them on. This is a useful technique if you're knitting a blanket for a baby that isn't named yet. You can knit the blanket when you have time and add the personalization afterward. 

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    A

    The letter A knitting pattern

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    This knitting chart for the letter A is a perfect way to star your alphabet! 

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    B

    The letter B knitting pattern

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    This knitting chart for the letter B is for all the beautiful babies in your life.

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    C

    The letter C knitting pattern

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    This knitting chart is for the letter C because you can't spell cat without it!

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    D

    The letter D knitting pattern

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    This knitting chart for the letter D is for all of the Daryl's and Donna's in your life. 

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    E

    The letter E knitting pattern

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    E is the most commonly used letter in the English language making this knitting chart for the letter E pretty useful! 

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    F

    The letter F knitting pattern

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    This knitting chart for the letter F will help you knit about all the fancy flowers.

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    G

    The letter G knitting pattern

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    This knitting chart for the letter G is great for knitting for grandbabies!

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    H

    The letter H knitting pattern

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    You need this knitting chart for the letter H because you can't spell happy without it!

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    I

    The letter I knitting pattern

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    Knitting chart for the letter I. This letter is particularly easy to knit. 

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    J

    The letter J knitting pattern

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    This knitting chart for the letter J is for all the joy in your life.

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    K

    The letter K knitting pattern

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    Knitting chart for the letter K. This letter might be a bit tricky but the Karens and Kevins you know will love it. 

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    L

    The letter L knitting pattern

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    Let people know you love them with this knitting chart for the letter L. 

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    M

    The letter M knitting pattern

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    This knitting chart for the letter M is perfect for a Mother Goose baby blanket or maybe one for Miss Mary Mack!

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    N

    The letter N knitting pattern

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    The knitting chart for the letter N is great for all your nieces and nephews. 

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    O

    The letter O knitting pattern

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    This knitting chart for the letter O can be used for an Over The Rainbow blanket.

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    P

    The letter P knitting pattern

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    This knitting chart for the letter P is for all of the Patricks and Padma's that you know and love. 

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    Q

    The letter Q knitting pattern

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    This knitting chart for the letter Q is perfect for the queen in your life. 

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    R

    The letter R knitting pattern

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    This knitting chart for the letter R is a required letter for all of the Ross and Rachel's in your life. 

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    S

    The letter S knitting pattern

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    This knitting chart for the letter S will help you knit sweet letters to all the Sam's and Scarlett's you know. 

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    T

    The letter T knitting pattern

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    This knitting chart for the letter T will come in handy for any Thomas or Tabitha in your life. 

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    U

    The letter U knitting pattern

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    This knitting chart for the letter U will come in handy as it's one of the most important vowels to know. 

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    V

    The letter V knitting pattern

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    This knitting chart for the letter V is for your very special Valentine. 

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    W

    The letter W knitting pattern

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    What would an alphabet be without a W? Here's a knitting chart for the letter W.

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    X

    The letter X knitting pattern

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    This knitting chart for the letter X because can come in handy because you never know when you're going to need to knit the word xylophone! 

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    Y

    This knitting chart for the letter Y will help you knit personalized gifts for all the Yelena's you know. 

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    Z

    The letter Z knitting pattern

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    Knitting chart for the letter Z. The Zara, Zalta and Zelda's you know will absolutely love getting their personalized gifts