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Entrelac Knitting Patterns

by | Jan 22, 2016 | Stitch Pattern

Knitting patterns using Entrelac technique including hat, sweater, cowl, scarf, blanket and more. Most of the patterns are free

Entrelac is a knitting technique made with basic knitting stitches to form squares that are joined by picking up stitches on the edge of one square to start the next square. It can be knit in one or more colors and is a great way to showcase multi-colored yarn. Never tried Entrelac Knitting before? Don’t worry. Many of these patterns have detailed instructions and links to videos. Click here more information on Entrelac Knitting To get the knitting patterns, scroll down to the individual pattern you want and click on the link to the pattern.

Free Knitting Patterns

Free Knitting Pattern for Entrelac Stole

Entrelac Stole

Rectangular wrap knit in entrelac with variegated yarn. Fingering weight yarn. Designed by Katie Doyle Krot

Free Knitting Pattern for Woven Sky Throw

Woven Sky Throw

Entrelac afghan knit in 2 different colorways of variegated yarn. 42″ x 31¼”. Bulky yarn. Designed by Universal Yarn

Free Knitting Pattern and Class for Entrelac Shawl

Entrelac Shawl Pattern and Video

This cozy shawl is the perfect place to start your entrelac adventure. Working in two colors, Marly Bird demonstrates how to knit a single rectangle, then how to join and build rectangles to create the eye-catching checkerboard pattern. Designed by Marly Bird who teaches the class. Pattern and instructional video class available for free with a free trial at Creativebug OR purchase pattern and class individually.

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Free knitting pattern for entrelac pullover sweater Tenney Park

Tenney Park Sweater

Elizabeth Morrison’s pullover sweater has an entrelac panel. Sizes: 31.5[34, 37.5, 42, 45, 50.5, 54] inches

Free knitting pattern for entrelac top sweater Harlequin Learns Japanese. Sarah Sutherland's close fitting, hip length sweater is worked using entrelac and constructed in such a way that the pattern is not interrupted anywhere for shaping

Harlequin Learns Japanese

Sarah Sutherland’s close fitting, hip length sweater is worked using entrelac and constructed in such a way that the pattern is not interrupted anywhere for shaping. Sizes xs, s, m, l, xl, xxl, xxl

Grey Gardens Entrelac Free Knitting Pattern

Grey Gardens Turban

A one-skein entrelac turban designed by Rachel Price and Kate Burge.

Free knitting pattern for entrelac Domino Blanket

Domino Blanket

Designed by DROPS Design. Width: approx. 93 cm Length: approx. 150 cm

Free knitting pattern for Entrelac Cowl

Entrelac Cowl

Yuko Fredrick’s cowl is worked in the round.

Free knitting pattern for Entrelac Scarf and more colorful scarf knitting patterns

© Heidi Pitre

Entrelac Scarf

Allison LoCicero’s scarf is a perfect introduction to entrelac knitting — there is even a link to a video tutorial. This design is also great for multi-color yarn.

Free knitting pattern for slouchy entrelac hat Fourth Grade Hat - great for multi-color yarn or stash busting

Fourth Grade Hat

Abby Franquemont’s entrelac slouchy hat is great use of multi-color or stash yarn. Customizable for any type of yarn.

Free knitting pattern for colorful Entrelac Scarf

Entrelac Scarf

Designed by Sandi Rosner.

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Free knitting pattern for Entrelac Poncho

Entrelac Poncho

Designed by Betty Balcomb for Cascade Yarns. Great for multi-color yarn

Patterns for Purchase

I Can't Believe I'm Entrelac Knitting

I Can’t Believe I’m Entrelac Knitting

With the support of free online technique videos, Marly Bird takes you step-by-step through entrelac knitting, starting with the basics with an E-Reader Cover. Then additional elements are introduced in a Hat (worked in the round), a Scarf (featuring variegated yarn with a long color repeat), an Afghan (without triangles, for a zigzag edge), a Pillow (built around a solid back), and a Baby Blanket (with color changes in every tier and I-cord edging).

Knitting Pattern for Take Cahuenga Shawl

Take Cahuenga Shawl

This lace wrap is knit in an entrelac pattern with dropped stitches for an elegant look.

Knitting pattern for Cochin entrelac shrug

Cochin Shrug

Worked from side to side, this bolero-style shrug grows by increasing the size of the entrelac units from the cast-on to the center, and then decreases to the original stitch count on the other side. Finished Size: 33 (37, 41)” (84 [94, 104] cm).

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Knitting pattern for Entrelac Baby Blanket

Entrelac Baby Blanket

The finished blanket measures approximately 32x32″ (81x81cms), but can easily be adapted to any size you wish.

Free knitting pattern for Autumns Bounty Entrelac Blanket Afghan

Autumn’s Bounty Entrelac Blanket

This pattern includes different sizes from tiny for a cellphone to large enough for regular purse.

Knitting pattern for Entrelac basket that can be used for home decor or newborn baby photo prop

Entrelac Basket

Designed by Melody’s Makings as a newborn photo prop, this colorful basket is also great for home decor. Knit in super bulky yarn, it’s great for multi-color yarn. Comes with three tutorial videos as well as written instructions.

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