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Four Row Repeat Knitting Patterns

by | Dec 8, 2016 | Stitch Pattern

Knitting Patterns that use 4 row repeats for blankets, scarves, cowls, hats and more. Most patterns are free.

These patterns use just a 4 row repeat, making them great for multi-tasking knitting.

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.

All links on this site are for informational purposes, but please note that some links are to affiliate sellers that pay me a small commission on purchases.

Free Knitting Patterns

Free Knitting Pattern for 4 Row Repeat Cabled Scarf

Easy Cabled Scarf

This easy scarf features a 4 row repeat cable pattern and pompoms. Quick knit in super bulky yarn US size 13 needles.

Free Knitting Pattern for 4 Row Repeat Lopi Tote

Lopi Tote

This tote bag is knit in a 4 row repeat linen stitch. The Lopi Tote is 16″ in length. Laid flat, the top of the bag measures 8″ across. Great project tote! Designed by Heidi Gustad. Quick knit in bulky yarn.

Free Knitting Pattern for 4 Row Repeat Triangle Tassel Shawl

Triangle Tassel Shawl

This long shawl features a 4 row lace pattern and optional tassels. Designed by Erin Kate Archer for Red Heart. Ombre yarn showcases the lace texture.

Free Knitting Pattern for Carrington Cardigan

Carrington Cardigan

This long sleeved sweater with flattering draped front is knit in a 4 row repeat textured stitch. Sizes: XS[S, M, L, 1X, 2X, 3X]. Designed by Amy Palmer for Knitty

Free Knitting Pattern for 4 Row Repeat Baby Wrap Jacket

Baby Wrap Jacket

This crossover wrap cardigan features a 4 row repeat lace stitch. for newborns in stockinette stripes. Sizes Newborn, 3 months, 6 months, 12 months, 18-24 months. Designed by Phildar Design Team

Free Knitting Pattern for Sandbar Pullover

Sandbar Pullover

This looks super comfy! Knit with a 4-row repeat tuck stitch pattern, this long-sleeved oversized pullover perfect for cool summer nights. Sizes: Extra Small (Small, Medium, Large, 1X). Designed by Rae Blackledge for Willow Yarns.

Free Knitting Pattern Rocking Waves Shawl or Baby Blanket

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

Free Knitting Pattern for 4 Row Repeat Irish Mesh Cowl

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.

Free Knitting Pattern for 4 Row Repeat Loopy Lace Scarf

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

Knitting Pattern for 4 Row Classic Cowl

Classic Cowl

Easy cowl with a 4 row repeat of a slip stitch pattern. Designed by Purl Soho.

Free Knitting Pattern for Elegant Lapghan and Pillow

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.

Free Knitting Pattern for Slipped Stitch Checks Afghan

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.

Free Knitting Pattern for Four Row Repeat Long Weekend Cardigan

Long Weekend Cardigan

This long-sleeved sweater can be knit in 3 different lengths and features a 4 row repeat Basket Rib Pattern. Sizes XS to 5X Designed by Patons. Pictured project by NovelKnitGirl

Free Knitting Pattern for 4 Row Repeat Lace Scarf

Lace Scarf

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.

Free Knitting Pattern for 4 Row Repeat Extra Quick and Easy Scarf

Extra Quick and Easy Scarf

Lace scarf by Virginia Sattler-Reimer features a 4-row repeat.

Free Knitting Pattern for 4 Row Repeat Katherine Hat

Katherine Hat

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.

Free Knitting Pattern for 2 Row Repeat Lace Shawl

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

Free Knitting for Easy Lacy Baby Blanket

Easy Lacy Baby Blanket

This lace newborn-sized blanket is knit with an easy 4 row repeat. Final blanket measures approx. 19″ wide x 27″ high. Designed by LuluKnits.

Free Knitting Pattern for Heartwarming Scarf

Heartwarming Scarf

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.

easy knitting patterns

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.

Free Knitting Pattern for Waffle Blanket

Waffle Blanket

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

Free Knitting Pattern 4-Row Gansey Scarf

4-Row Gansey Scarf

This textured scarf is knit with a 4 row repeat — even including the cables. Designed y Marji LaFreniere

Free knitting pattern for Honey Cowl

Honey Cowl

Antonia Shankland designed this 4 row repeat slip stitch cowl that looks beautiful in this multi-color yarn project by knittedblissJC

Free Knitting Pattern for Arrowhead Lace Throw

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″

Free knitting pattern baby blanket from Project Linus that provides security blankets to children. So easy but it looks beautiful and is soft and squishy. CO 144. Row 1: K1, YO, K3, K2tog, K2tog, K3, YO, K1, repeat. Row 2: Purl. Row 3: Knit.

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.

Free Knitting for Piggle Pigtail Hat

Piggle Hat

Lace hat with openings for pigtails in a 4-row 5 stitch repeat. Designed by Rebecca Dovi. Pictured project by strangelilmama

Patterns for Purchase

Knitting Pattern for Easy 4 Row Repeat Lace Baby Blanket

Easy 4 Row Repeat Lace Baby Blanket

This easy lace pattern is a great first lace project according to the designer.

Knitting Pattern for 4 Row Repeat Frons Cowl

Frons Cowl

Quick, one-skein cowl with a pretty, leafy, allover lace pattern created with simple, rhythmic 4-row repeat.

Knitting Pattern for 4 Row Repeat Bambi Baby Blanket

Bambi Baby Blanket

This blanket pattern is an easy 4 row repeat, made up of knit and purl stitches.

Knitting Pattern for Easy 4 Row Repeat Silver Birch Scarf

Silver Birch Scarf

Quick easy scarf knit  in bulky yarn with a 4-row repeat.

Knitting Pattern for 4-Row Slip Stitch Scarf

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.

Knitting Pattern for Technicolor Waves Blanket

Technicolor Waves Blanket

Easy colorful blanket features a four row repeat lace pattern. 42” W x 54” L (107cm x 1137cm)

Knitting Pattern for 4 Row Repeat Gradient Lace Shawl

Gradient Prayer Shawl

Easy wavy striped shawl features a four repeat lace pattern.

Knitting Pattern for 4 Row Repeat Lace Cardigan

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)”.

Knitting Pattern for Lace Ripple Cowl

Lace Ripple Cowl

This easy color blocked cowl is a 4 row lace repeat.

Knitting Pattern for 4 Row Repeat Toasties Fingerless Mitts

Toasties Fingerless Mitts

These mitts are knit in a slip stitch pattern with a 4 row repeat with ribbed cuffs.

Knitting Pattern for One Skein 4 Row Repeat Cowl

Avena Cowl

This arrowhead lace cowl uses an easy 4 row repeat lace stitch and just one ball of the recommended yarn.

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Terry Matz

meTerry 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, 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!

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