Boot Cuff Knitting Patterns
Knitting patterns for boot cuffs or toppers to add a touch of style and warmth under or over boots without the bulk of socks. Great for quick gifts!
To get the knitting patterns, scroll down the page to the individual pattern you want and click on the link to that pattern.
These patterns are not my designs but links to other designers who have generously shared their patterns. If you have questions about how to knit a specific pattern, please contact the designer directly.
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Free Knitting Patterns
Teddy Bear Boot Toppers
A colorwork bear face and pom pom ears create an adorable boot cuff designed by Alexandra Davidoff. Teddy Bear pattern is free. Koala and Panda boot topper patterns are available at Annie’s.
- Get the free Teddy Bear Boot Topper knitting pattern
- Get the Koala and Panda boot topper patterns at Annie’s.
2-in-1 Boot Cuffs With Buttons And Lace
Wear the elegant picot edged boot toppers alone or dress them up by buttoning on the cables and lace overlay. Designed by Mari-Liis Hirv.
- Get the free knitting pattern
- See the Ravelry page
- Get the recommended Garnstudio DROPS Baby Merino on Etsy
- Get decorative handmade buttons on Etsy
Up on Top Boot Cuffs
These cuffs feature an easy to remember cable pattern and can be knit in the round or flat. Note: The cuff cables look different when you knit them because they aren’t stretched out as they are on your legs. 164 – 219 yards (150 – 200 m) of yarn. Designed by bruggadung!. Pictured projects by kmac108
Muir Glenn Thistle Boot Toppers
Boot cuffs with stranded colorwork design. 3 sizes, Small, Medium (shown) and Large. Designed by Lisa McFetridge
Thermal Boot Cuffs
Easy boot toppers knit in a 3 row repeat waffle stitch. Rated very easy by Ravelrers. Designed by Julie Tarsha. Pictured project by FloralEnvy
Double Kick Boot Cuffs
Two in one boot toppers features farrow rib on one end and seed stitch on the other, with stockinette between the two. Change your style just by turning the cuff around. You can also knit different colors at the different ends. Quick knit in super bulky yarn. Designed by Kim Gourieux
Feather Lace Boot Toppers
A ribbed tube is topped with a lace cuff in this boot topper. About 150 yards of yarn. Designed by Paula McKeever. Pictured project by aladner
Patterns for Purchase
Tilly Boot Cuffs
Textured boot toppers designed by Meghan Kelley.
Pikabu Boot Cuffs
These lace boot toppers can be worn up or folded over. Lace edging is knit first and then stitches picked up for the leg.
Owl Boot Cuffs
Basic cable stitches with knit and purl transform into owls in these boot toppers.
Eleanor Boot Toppers
Lace and bobble cuffs top mock cable. Designed by Alexandra Davidoff.
Hyde Park Boot Cuffs and Leg Warmers
Allyson Dykhuizen’s legwarmers feature a surprisingly simple stained glass or honeycomb stitch in mosaic knitting.
Terry is a knitting late-bloomer, learning to knit as an adult from Internet tutorials, because she wanted a craft that was useful, fun, and portable. Knitting hats for cancer patients inspired her to design her own patterns—available for free at her blog, intheloopknitting.com. Terry met her husband Ken at a science fiction convention and moved to the Kansas City area to be with him more than 30 years ago. Terry supports her yarn stash by creating websites and other digital media. Terry firmly believes in Knitting in Public—it's a great conversation starter!