Here is a collection of links to free patterns for hand knitting.
Knitting Patterns Free
Here are some ideas to get free knitting patterns. The library, yarn shops, and designer websites all offer free patterns.
A Hat Knit Without a Pattern
So youve found some amazingly beautiful yarn and want to create a hat. Know that you dont need a pattern unless you want to use one! Heres how.
Basketweave Scarf from 60 Quick Knits
A free pattern offered by the publisher of 60 Quick Knits made from Cascade 220 yarns.
Basketweave Washcloth Pattern
Quick knit pattern for a basketweave washcloth. Knit this up in a hurry. Nicely textured made from knit and purl stitches. Makes a great gift or something to keep for yourself.
Boxed Windows Washcloth Pattern
This free washcloth or dishcloth pattern features a strong and simple boxed in squares design created entirely from knit and purl stitches. Suitable for a beginner, this project makes a nice, solid soft cloth for cleaning.
Brown Sheep Company [offsite link]
Available patterns include a teddy bear sweater, and adult patterns for a vest, cardigan and socks. All include pictures.
Canadian Knitwear Designers and Artisans [offsite link]
CKDAīs freebie page features a current design by a member, plus links to other member pages offering free patterns.
Canadian Living Craft Club [offsite link]
Favorite patterns from past issue of the popular Canadian magazine. Available patterns include several adult sweaters (including a wonderful "before and after" maternity sweater), a few childrenīs items and a blanket. Some knit, some crochet. Includes pictures. Requirees Adobe Acrobat Reader to access patterns (link to this free download from the pattern pages).
Checkered Lace Dishcloth
A pretty and practical dishcloth knitted with alternating blocks of open eyelets and stockinette stitch. Knit this cute cloth as a gift or for a pretty touch around your own home!
ChicKnits [offsite link]
Bonnie Marie Burns, aka the "ChicKnitter," shares her wonderful collection of patterns. Two womenīs sweaters, a cardigan, shell, hat and scarf, all with pictures. Check out the rest of her site too-well worth the visit!
Christmas Stockings and other holiday items [offsite link]
Here is a link to free patterns for holiday items you may enjoy knitting.
Coats and Clarks [offsite link]
Nice selection of sweaters, afghans and other free knitting patterns. They also offer several crochet and other craft patterns, all with pictures.
Crystal Palace Yarns [offsite link]
Free patterns for four womenīs tops and two scarves. Pictures included.
Dawns Knitting Notebook [offsite link]
Pictures of Dawnīs completed projects (lots of socks, sweaters, even a baseball pitching net!), several free patterns and more.
Diagonal Eyelet Dishcloth Pattern
This lacy diagonal design dishcloth is an easy pattern that knits up fast to make a usable and attractive washcloth.
Diagonal Ridge Lace Dishcloth
A pretty and textured dishcloth knit with diagonal ridges separated by open yarn over spaces.
Diamond Lace Dishcloth
A fast knitting dishcloth pattern with pretty lace diamonds. A pretty touch for your kitchen or bathroom.
Dish Cloth Pattern
If you would like to learn to read a knitting chart with a simple pattern read on. This pattern could also be used as a square for an afghan.
Elann [offsite link]
Most of us donīt make it past the great yarn sales, but thereīs alot more to Elannīs site that great buys. There are several free womenīs sweater patterns from companies such as Tahki yarns, plus a cute childīs hat pattern, all with pictures. Look for the link to the free patterns section under "Features."
Fingerless Mitts Without a Pattern
Don't be a pattern slave! Here's a free recipe for basic fingerless mitts that doesn't need a pattern!
Girl from Auntie [offsite link]
This is a site not to be missed, free patterns, games and fun.
Here is a simple hat pattern with two ways to finish.
Jessica Tromp [offsite link]
Dutch & English site of knitting motifs, sweaters and more.
Kids Knits [offsite link]
Itīs all about kids here, free patterns for puppets, a monkey sweater and more.
Knit Doll Blanket Patterns
Doll blankets are smaller projects that make thoughtful gifts. Here are a few free doll blanket patterns that you can knit up to keep a treasured doll warm and comfortable.
Knit Doll Clothes Patterns
Links and descriptions of great patterns for 18 inch dolls. Knit up a personal gift or a matching sweater for your favorite girl and her favorite doll.
Knitted Dog Coat [offsite link]
Berroco offers this coats for free knitting.
Knitterīs Addiction [offsite link]
"We currently are based out of the lovely state of Queensland in Australia. We happily ship our exquisite yarns and notions to all over the world. "
Knitting Fiend [offsite link]
This is where the famous online sweater generator is.
Knitting Geek [offsite link]
Erica Raspberry, aka "the knitting geek," takes us on a fun-filled journey into the world of sock knitting, shawls, shopping for yarn, and knitting on the net. Great photo galleries too, so do drop by!
Knitty [offsite link]
Wonderful free online magazine with free patterns, great tips, and more.
Lion Brand Yarns [offsite link]
A great selection of projects for adults, kids and home. Many crochet patterns available as well, all with pictures.
Maggieīs Rags Free Patterns [offsite link]
Designer Margaret Radcliffe shares several free patterns for kidsī hats, Christmas ornament, toy clothing and a dishcloth. All include pictures.
Michaels [offsite link]
Michaels has links to free patterns on their site, if you put knitting free patterns in the search box even more pop up!
Mikado Gloves [offsite link]
Fingerless gloves that will go way past your elbow.
Miniature Raglans [offsite link]
Susanīs Knitting offers instructions for miniature raglans.
Simple Bias Knit Washcloth Pattern
Looking for a quick, easy and useful knitting project? This bias knit square washcloth will help you get comfortable with increases and decreases while you knit up a great item for a gift or yourself!
Here is a simple pattern of wrist warmers to learn to make cables.
Staggered Parallelogram Washcloth Pattern
Made entirely of knit and purl stitches, this solid color washcloth knits up super quick while having visual interest in your final project.
The Daily Knitter [offsite link]
DailyKnitter.com is an on-line knitting resource offering free knitting patterns, knitting basics, articles, yarn shop directory, yarn company listing, message boards, book reviews, product reviews, local knitting clubs, knitting charities, and more.
Tricksy Knitter [offsite link]
A great site with really terrific information. Browse through our list of free knitting patterns and bookmark this page. We add free patterns regularly,
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