Holiday Wear Knitting Patterns
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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
Slouchy beanie by Sara Setters features colorwork everygreens in the snow. Pictured project by Aussieraveler. Many Ravelrers have said the pattern knits up small so you may want to adjust.
Trees for Your Sweater
This holiday pullover features tree motifs formed by purl stitches. Purl stitches are used to form the tree pattern with garter stitch bands at the cuffs, hem and neck edge. This pullover has rectangle body with 3/4 drop sleeves. The neck band and the hems are garter stitch. Sizes 36-54″ finished bust
This knit version of the classic carolers cape is from Willow Yarn. Quick knit in bulky yarn. Child’s 2 (4, 6)
Christmas Tree Sweater
This holiday pullover for toddlers features a tree. Sizes 1 year, 2 years, 4 years. The pattern is at the Web Archive. Pictured project by michellelsmith
This pullover by DROPS Design features fair isle reindeer with red bobble noses. Sizes XS/S – M/L – XL/XXL – XXXL. Pictured project by tahoediva
Santa’s Baby Elf
Baby hat and sweater set. Easy pattern by Cindy Craig. Sizes 3 to 12 months
A Christmas Story – Schwartz’s Stocking Cap
LaDonna Bubak recreates the iconic long striped hat worn by Schwartz in the classic “triple dog dare” scene in A Christmas Story. Pictured project by knitforewe.
Elf the Movie – Jovie’s Hat
Bezzi’s cabled toque is inspired by the scene where Jovie is with the crowd in Central Park while Buddy and Santa are escaping the Central Park Rangers. Jovie leads the crowd in singing Santa Claus is Coming To Town while wearing a beautiful cabled stocking cap. Pictured projectby Triknittyknots who made a few modifications.
Weasley Christmas Sweaters
Allison Hansel designed this sweater after the sweaters Mrs. Weasley made for her kids and Harry for Christmas in the first movie. Excerpted from Charmed Knits: Projects for Fans of Harry Potter by Alison Hansel.
Patterns for Purchase
Eight Tiny Reindeer Hat
This creative earflap hat features a lacy pattern that looks like Santa’s eight reindeer. Great for the holidays or all year one.
This holiday hat pattern features hollies and berries motif and texture. Sizes from newborn to adult: Newborn * 3-6 months * 6-12 months * Toddler * Child * Adult
Home Alone Holiday Hat
Designed after the hat worn by Kevin in the first Home Alone movie.
Ms. Claus Costume
This seamless Santa costume is perfect for your holiday events! Includes instructions for dress, hat, scarf, and belt for sizes XS, S, M, L, and XL
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!