Family Knitting Patterns
These matching patterns make perfect sets for mother and daughter, father and son, or the whole family! And, if you’re just looking for a single project, these patterns cover a wide range of sizes from newborn to adult men!
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.
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Free Knitting Patterns
Mom and Me Shrug
Shrug is knit in one piece and seamed on the sleeves with the flounce edge picked up and knit. Women’s sizes: S – M – L – XL – XXL Girl’s sizes: 5/6 – 7/8 – 9/10 – 11/12 – 13/14 years. Both patterns on the same page — Girl’s pattern is below the Women’s pattern.
Casual Knitted T-Shirts for Mom and Daughter
Excerpted from Mom & Me Knits: 20 Pretty Projects for Mothers and Daughters. These matching casual shirts come with optional front kangaroo pocket below twisted lace stitch columns.
Family Raglan Sweatshirt
This Patons pullover sweater comes in sizes fromchild 4 to adult XL (23-46 in/58.5 to 117 cm chest) so you can knit one for everyone in the family!
Tin Can Knits designed this easy hat pattern that adds style by contrasting panels of garter stitch and stockinette. Sizes for the whole family from Baby to Adult Large. (Looks to me like the baby is wearing their Flax sweater also on this page.)
Just Like Mom Pullover
This long-sleeved pullover sweater from Patons features elegant cables with pretty flower-like bobbles. Sizes for 6, 8, and 10 years and adult XS to XL.
Tin Can Knits designed this easy cardigan sweater for the whole family with garter stitch borders. Sizes for the whole family from 0-6 months to 4XL
Peruvian Spirit Ponchos
Yarnspirations design features bold, simple geometric pattern. Sizes: child 4-8 yrs or women 32-38 in (81-97 cm) bust.
Like father, like son with these matching hats for new baby and proud daddy by Tin Can Knits. This modern fair-isle hat comes in multiple sizes, from Newborn to Adult, so parent and child can be two of a kind at any age! Great stash buster!
Family Cable Sweaters
Here’s one for the whole family from Patons! This aran cable pullover sweater comes with options for hood or crew neck and sizes for men, women and children 4-8 years old.
Mom and Baby Pullover
What a perfect gift for the new mother! Easy pattern from Bernat for matching pullover sweaters with v-necks in baby and women’s sizes. Baby sizes from 3 months to 18 months. Women’s sizes from XS to 5XL.
Mom and Me Slippers
These easy cozy slippers look great in multi-color yarn. Three sizes to fit child through adult.
Pretty Lace Cardigan
This light lace cardigan sweater from Patons comes in sizes for children 4, 6, and 8 years and adult S to XL.
Tin Can Knits designed this easy pullover sweater with a ribbed neckline and textured panels on the sleeves. Sizes for the whole family from 0-6 months to 4XL
Deborah Norville Family Hoodies
These ribbed hoodies from Premier Yarns feature front pocket and zipper. Sizes: Child’s 4 (6, 8) or Women’s S (M, L, XL, 2X)
Swans Island Bulky Hats for the Whole Family
Great beginner hat pattern in chunky yarn designed by Kristen Ashbaugh Helmreich for Jimmy Beans Wool. Sizes from Newborn to Adult XL
Amaelfi Icelandic Sweater
Védís Jónsdóttir designed this gorgeous sweater in honor of the 20th Anniversary (“amaelfi”) of Istex yarn. Five color combination options. Sizes: Child 8, 10 & 12 yrs, and Adult S, M, L, XL
Just Me and Mom Ponchos
Yarnspirations matching ponchos feature hoods and fit child 4-8 yrs and women 32″-38″ (81-97 cm) bust.
Designed by DesiLoop, this unisex hat uses 2×2 rib and 1×1 cable to form the pattterns. Sizes Preemie (Newborn, Baby, Toddler, Child/Teen, Small Adult, Large Adult)
Little Flower Hat
Euwelina Murach’s hat is sized for baby, child, and adult sizes and is worked in the round and top down, staring from the center of the flower motif.
Dad and Son Cardigan
Aran cardigan with a matching pattern for Dad’s little boy or girl. Adult Sizes from S to XL. Children Sizes 2-6
Patterns for Purchase
Scally Driver’s Cap
This driving or newsboy style cap comes in baby, child, and adult sizes.
Slouchy hat with allover floral lace motif pattern from KatyTricot. Sizes Toddler (Child, Adult S) Adult M, Adult L
Hiver Slouchy Hat and Scarf
A simple slouchy hat with an interesting reversible texture, folded brim and fun I-cord loop on the top. Toddler, Child, Adult sizes
Family Slouch Slippers
These comfy slipper boots are knitted on two needles, so there’s no knitting on the round required. Four sizes including Children aged 4-6, Children aged 8-10 , Women, and Men
This beautiful, lacy cardigan features openwork designs that give it a stylish edge while still keeping it feminine and flirty. It’s also the perfect mommy and me pattern because it includes instructions to make one for a 4- to 5-year-old through adult. Options for short or long sleeves
Suzanne Elizabeth Adult and Baby Shrug Cardigans
This lace shrug is knit top down, with the sleeves knit in the round and the edging picked up.
Diagonal Lace Top
The lines on this top make it a slimming and super-flattering design for any body type. It’s also the perfect mommy and me pattern because it includes instructions to make one for a 4-5 year-old through adult. Options for short sleeves or sleeveless.
Cool Wool Hat and Cowl Set
This set is sized for toddler, child, teen and adult and can take one skein of chunky weight yarn. The hat is knitted sideways, using short rows and the cowl is a simple wrap-style neck scarf with a button closure.