Circular Blanket Knitting Patterns
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Free Knitting Patterns
Flower Petal Blanket
Anne Haas designed this versatile blanket that can be adapted to look like a pinwheel or stained glass. Knitters report that this is a large blanket.
Annen Blogi designed this colorful design.
Ten Stitch Twist
This circular version of Frankie Brown’s Ten Stitch Blanket is knit in a garter stitch spiral with only ten stitches and virtually no sewing up. Any yarn and needles can be used though it’s great for multi-color yarn or stashbusting! Pictured project by bugsknitty
- Get the free knitting pattern
- Get the Red Heart Unforgettable Yarn used in the pictured project (20 colors)
- Get the recommended Noro Kureyon yarn on Amazon
Radiating Star Baby Blanket
Alexis Layton’s blanket is 42 inches in diameter and rated as fairly easy. Pictured project by stuckinillinois
Pinwheel Baby Blanket
Genia Planck created a simple round baby blanket that is knit in the round (so no purl rows!) with simple eyelet lines. It looks hard but it isn’t. It is easily customizable. The pictured project by elsteffo added a ruffle border.
This high contrast, op art blanket is designed by Melissa Dominguez to appeal to a baby’s developing vision, but we adults love it too! Two sizes.
Patterns for Purchase
Ruffled Circle Baby Blanket
This baby blanket knit in the round is one of the 8 patterns in the ebook Beginner’s Guide to Knitting in the Round available exclusively from Leisure Arts.
Cecelia Baby Blanket
The circular shape gives a unique shape to this 5-star reviewed baby blanket. It’s also knit with chunky-weight yarn and larger needles for a faster project.
Cables Go Round Baby Blanket
This baby blanket knit in the round is one of the 9 patterns in the ebook Dreamy Baby Wraps from Leisure Arts.
This afghan is based on a design sent to woollythoughts by the famous Oxford mathematican Sir Roger Penrose and is named in his honor.
This is design is much easier than it looks. It is worked in one piece, using one colour at a time and with a maximum of around one hundred stitches on the needles. There is a tiny amount of stitching to be done.
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!