Free Patterns and Recipes

Recipes are directions for knitting that can be used with any yarn, any gauge. Patterns are more specific.

Afghan Knit from Stash Yarn Recipe star
Here's a fun way to use up your stash!

Basic Knit Hat Recipe star
So you’ve found some amazingly beautiful yarn and want to create a hat. Know that you don’t need a pattern unless you want to use one! Here’s how.

Candypants Hat - Free Pattern star
Need a quick gift for a friend? Want to keep your head warm? Here's a free pattern for a hat with an overall twisted rib pattern.

Double Seed Stitch Cowl star
When that special yarn speaks to you, try this recipe to make an elegant accessory.

Double Stranded Hat Pattern star
Introducing THE ULTIMATE lasts-minute gift pattern!

Faux Isle Cowl Recipe star
During the winter months. It’s nice to have warmth against your neck. Here’s a recipe for knitting a stranded cowl on the fly!

Feather Rib Socks star
Here's a simple and free sock pattern that will make your feet dance!

Fingerless Mitts Recipe star
Don't be a pattern slave! Here's a free recipe for basic fingerless mitts, usable with nearly any gauge!

Lace Bordered Wrap Without A Pattern star
It's not that difficult to design a scarf or shawl with a lengthwise lace border. Read through the "recipe" to see how!

Mistake Stitch Rib Scarf or Shawl Recipe star
Here’s a simple, beautiful pattern for use with your more challenging yarns.

On a Roll Striped Socks star
Looking for a fun way to use up stash yarn but avoid second sock syndrome? That’s how we roll!

On the Fly Keyhole Scarf star

Pulse Warmer Recipe and Pattern star

Queen Alysanne Scarf star
Here's a free pattern for a quick knit, three season lace scarf. It's easy enough for beginners, but looks like an heirloom piece.

Reversible Cabled Scarf Recipe star
Scarves are both functional and fashionable, and make great projects when you’re looking for something to knit on the fly. This one riffs on cables and twists.

Side to Side Garter Shawl Recipe star
Go ahead and buy a few balls of that expensive yarn you love– and make an accessory you’ll wear forever!

Simple Cowl Recipe star
It's not difficult to create your own patterns for simple cowls. Here are general instructions that produce beautiful results.

The Potato Chip Scarf Recipe star
It’s called that because you can’t stop at just one. Or because of the shape of the wedges. Or because it’s a simple indulgence. Whatever the reason, it’s a fun pattern to knit.

Tube Socks Made Simple star
Here is a straightforward description of how to knit a pair of tube socks. Hopefully, this will inspire you to continue sock knitting!

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