Patriotic / Americana Knitting Patterns
Star spangled patterns that are perfect for Independence Day parades, picnics, decorations, and parties. Patterns feature the stars and stripes, American flag, and Americana themes. Most patterns are free.
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Free Knitting Patterns
Americana Wrist Cuff
Quick easy project by Cirilia Rose for a bracelet cuff with a flag motif. Flag motif measures approximately 2.5x4 inches, but the cuff length can be adjusted.
Flag Table Runner
This decorative design is by Willow Yarns. Finished Measurements: 12½” x 40″ (32cm x 102cm)
Jessie Rayot of JessieAtHome.com created this simple but dramatic placemat that’s at home on at a dinner or a picnic. Video tutorial included in pattern. Two sizes Large 15.5 x 19.5” (samples in pictures are this size) and Medium 13.5 x 17.5”
Star Spangled Tote
Free knitting pattern from Jimmy Beans Wool for a flag-themed tote bag. 14 inches wide at the top and 12 inches long (after felting)
Freedom Flip Flops
Nancy J. Thomas at Red Heart designed this easy fun project for ruffled yarn. Knit a ruffle yarn like Sashay into something like an i-cord, and then attach to flip flops.
Star and Stripes Dishcloth
Designed by Yarnspirations, this dishcloth gets its stripes from self-striping yarn and its shape from knitting in the round. Approx 10 ins [25.5 cm]
Team USA Dog Sweater
Jimmy Beans Wool and Red Heart designed this pet sweater that comes in 3 sizes. It also comes with human sized headband and mitts so you can match your favorite friend.
Captain America Hoodie Sweater
Beth Kluckhohn designed this medium-sized sweater pattern with stars and stripes.
Karolina Eckerdal designed these star hanging ornaments to be about 2.5 inches /6.5 cm from tip to center.
Stars and Stripes Scarf
This design comes “with love from Sweden” from Thea of Scandinavian Knit who wanted to honor those who emigrated from her country to the US. The flag inspired scarf has wide and narrow stripes with large and small stars.
Party Swag with Stars
Nancy J. Thomas from Red Heart created these party decorations with a knitted ruffled swag (using ruffle yarn) with knitted stuffed stars.
Stars and Stripes Pullover
Okay, this will need some modification for July wear in most places. However, I’ve spent July 4th in the mountains and would have appreciated this! Sweater designed by Yarnspirations in sizes XS to 5XL.
Hat of America
IM4MAN was inspired by Captain America to design this beanie.
USA Map Afghan
Intarsia map of the United States from Lion Brand with different colors for each state. 45 x 66 in. (114.5 x 167.5 cm)
Patterns for Purchase
Stars and Stripes Poncho
Yes this is a knitting pattern!. Devrie Metcalf uses lace stitches to create a patriotic openwork poncho. And the stitch looks lovely in other colors, too!
American Flag Afghan
This US Stars and Stripes blanket is knit with a chunky weight wool and measures approx. 35″x 65″. It is knit in one piece.
American Flag Hat
Cute hat in 6 sizes from Newborn to Adult. Great stars and stripes hat to wear to the Fourth of July parade or any other patriotic celebration.
Stars and Stripes Lace Scarf or Throw
Design by Evelyn A. Clark A border of stars surrounds a center of slanting stripes on these square, garter stitch lace pieces. Edges may be left plain, finished with fringe or with corner tassels. Scarf (lace weight): 32″ square, excluding fringe. Throw (DK or worsted): 60″ square.
USA Flag Socks
Toe-up charted sock pattern in 2 sizes inspired by Team USA sweaters in 2014 Winter Olympics. .
Fourth of July Baby Hat
The pattern for this patriotic sun hat includes sizes for Newborn, 0-3 mos., 3-6 mos., 6-9 mos., 9-12 mos., toddler/child, adult, but the designer says it works best as a baby hat. I think this would easily be adaptable to other colors for multiple year-round uses.
Flag Bag Tote
Designed by Lisa Buccellato this is one of the patterns in Knit Simple Magazine Spring / Summer 2013.
American Flag Cowl
This infinity scarf is knit in chunky yarn and can be worn several ways.
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!