Four Row Repeat Knitting Patterns
These patterns use just a 4 row repeat, making them great for multi-tasking knitting.
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Free Knitting Patterns
Rocking Waves Shawl or Baby Blanket
Easy 4 row repeat, 12 stitch lace pattern designed by Nancy J. Thomas for Red Heart. I adapted it for a lace shawl for my mother, though the original pattern is for a baby blanket. Pictured project by Terry Matz
Irish Mesh Cowl
Easy cowl with 4 row repeat mesh sections separated by a knit section. Quick knit in bulky yarn. Designed by Linda Thach who provides video tutorials.
Loopy Lace Scarf
This scarf features a reversible 4-row repeat lace honeycomb stitch and a loop to keep it in place! Designed by Katie Harris. Pictured project by crumbgrubbers
Easy cowl with a 4 row repeat of a slip stitch pattern. Designed by Purl Soho.
Elegant Lapghan and Pillow
This easy lace afghan with matching pillow designed by Julie Hines features a 4 row feather and fan pattern that looks beautiful in multi-color yarn.
4-Row Gansey Scarf
This textured scarf is knit with a 4 row repeat — even including the cables. Designed y Marji LaFreniere
Antonia Shankland designed this 4 row repeat slip stitch cowl that looks beautiful in this multi-color yarn project by knittedblissJC
This throw with an all-over 4-stitch 4-row repeat pattern by Alexis Layton has been rated easy by more than a hundred Ravelrers. Pictured project by woolnut1
Popcorn Baby Blanket
This blanket designed by Laura Falen uses a simple stitch, repeated over and over (not reversible). The final blanket should measure approx 30”x37” after blocking.
The lace in this scarf is a 4 row repeat trimmed with edges of 2 row repeat twisted rib. Designed by the Universal Design Team.
Extra Quick and Easy Scarf
Lace scarf by Virginia Sattler-Reimer features a 4-row repeat.
Twisted rib and mini cables are created in an easy to memorize 4 row repeat (with one of the rows a repeat row). Designed by Erin Kate.
Laid Back Shawl / Scarf
Easy openwork mesh lace wrap is knit with a 4 row repeat in sock yarn on larger needles. Perfect for multi-color yarn. Designed by Lorna Miser
Slip Stitch Checks Afghan
This easy throw is worked in 5 strips that are then sewn together. The checks are knit in slip stitch colorwork so you are only knitting with one color per row in a 4 row repeat.
Julie Farmer’s beginner scarf has an easy to remember 4 row repeat pattern to give it texture. This unisex scarf only uses one skein of the recommended yarn. Pictured project is by pixiesmom.
Arrowhead Lace Throw
This easy afghan by Grace Alexander features a simple 4-row all-over lace stitch in an elegant, lightweight throw. Size 43″ x 45″
Project Linus Security Blanket
This is actually a 3 row repeat. Created for the Project Linus Project that provides handmade blankets from knitters like you to children who are ill, traumatized or in need. This blanket is easy to make with modified modified feather-and-fan stitch that consists of 3 rows. The cotton fleece yarn makes the blanket especially soft.
Lace hat with openings for pigtails in a 4-row 5 stitch repeat. Designed by Rebecca Dovi. Pictured project by strangelilmama
Patterns for Purchase
4 Row Repeat Slip Stitch Scarf
This easy scarf consists of an easy four row repeat, suitable to knitters familiar with knit, purl, and, slip stitches.
Gradient Prayer Shawl
Easy wavy striped shawl features a four repeat lace pattern.
Quick, one-skein cowl with a pretty, leafy, allover lace pattern created with simple, rhythmic 4-row repeat.
Bambi Baby Blanket
This blanket pattern is an easy 4 row repeat, made up of knit and purl stitches.
Queen’s Park Cardigan
This draped front cardigan features a lace pattern with a 4-row repeat. Instructions for 8 sizes are given: to fit bust 28-30 (32-34, 36-38, 40-42, 44-46, 48-50, 52-54, 56-58)”.
4 Row Fern Scarf
This easy scarf consists of an easy four row repeat that knits up quickly.
Lace Ripple Cowl
This easy color blocked cowl is a 4 row lace repeat.
Toasties Fingerless Mitts
These mitts are knit in a slip stitch pattern with a 4 row repeat with ribbed cuffs.
This arrowhead lace cowl uses an easy 4 row repeat lace stitch and just one ball of the recommended yarn.
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!