Planes, Trains and Automobiles Knitting Patterns
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Free Knitting Patterns
Little Beep Hat
Simple beanie with a fun stranded colourwork band of bright cars driving all around the hat. Designed by Claire Slade
Train Conductor Baby Overalls and Hat
Adorable train inspired baby set with train motif. Sizes 3 mo, 6 mo, 12 mo Designed by Susie Bonell for Cascade Yarns
Luv Bug Dish Cloth
This dish or wash cloth with a car motif comes is 9″x8″. Designed by Rachel van Schie. Pictured project by eyegirl
Hooded cardigan sweater with colorwork motifs for all the construction vehicles children love – digger, roller, bulldozer, and dump truck. Sizes 3-5 yrs. Designed by by Sam Godden. Pictured project by prairiegrl
Car Blanket, Sweater, Hat, and Scarf
Collection of free Traffic patterns worked in one piece in intarsia and stranded colorwork by Amy Bahrt for Lion Brand. Pullover sweater is sized for 2,4,6. Pictured hat and scarf by mandaraqs. Pictured afghan by GGknitsalot. Pictured sweater by terukosan.
Templeton Square Tire Cozy
Cover fits 24″ diameter spare tire. Designed by Karen Vradelis
Simple Steering Wheel Cover
An easy cozy that can be adapted to fit any size steering wheel. Knit with two skeins of cotton yarn. Designed by Rachael Stern
Sweet Dreams Travel Pillow
This comfy neck pillow cover is fastened with buttons on the underside so you could also use it just as cover for airline supplied pillows. Designed by Lion Brand.
Airplane Blanket and Toy
This bright design by Patons is Approx 38 x 46 ins [96.5 x 117 cm]. The matching airplane toy pattern is also available – size 13 x 13 ins [33 x 33 cm]. Toy project by KnittingSM who has project notes on modifications
Toy softie submarine is about 7 inches long, 5½ inches tall. Designed by Katie Boyette
Patterns for Purchase
Zeppelin Mobile / Toy With Animal Passengers
Donkey, goose, bunny, and human aviatrix soar away in the basket of their zeppelin. The passengers can be taken out of the basket. Suitable for all ages as a mobile hung out of children’s reach; suitable for ages 8 and up as a toy. One of the 24 patterns in Knit and Crochet Toys, 2017. Designed by Sachiyo Ishii. Size 6″ from zeppelin nose to tail, and 8″ tall from top of zeppelin to bottom of basket.
Vehicle Play Set With Mat
This exclusive car toys and playmat designed by the fantastic Amanda Berry includes patterns and yarn for Ambulance, Post Van, Tractor, Car, Police Car, Camper Van, Bus, and Fire Engine. Choose between large or small road play mat.
Race Car Hat
This beanie pattern includes 5 sizes: Newborn * Baby * Toddler * Child * Adult
Thomas the Tank Engine Sweaters, Hat, and Scarf
Variety of knitting patterns for sweaters, cardigans, scarves, hats featuring intarsia motifs of Thomas the Tank Engine and his train friends.
The Captain Caboose hat features a colorwork train design traveling around the brim.
Road Map Playmat
One of the 17designs in Sirdar’s Nursery Knits for Boys. Despite the gender restrictive title, this is a cute playmat for any baby with a lot of textures for sensory development. Cabled and ribbed (ploughed) fields, fur stitch lawns, tuck stitch ponds, garter stitch and mitred roads – it’s a developmental playmat which will amuse toddlers too. 36 squares in total.
These garter stitch slippers designed to look like race cards are one of the thirteen patterns in Knit a Dozen Plus Slippers. This digital book includes styles and sizes to fit anyone from young children to adult women and men.
Cable Safety Belt Cover
This cozy will help make your seat belt harness more comfortable.
Airplane Spoon for Baby
Cute cozy that turns baby’s spoon into an airplane to please picky eaters. Great shower gift!
Easy knitting pattern for submarine motif block that you can use for wash or dish cloths or afghans. Great baby shower gift! approx. 7″W X 7 1/4″ H (18cn X 18.5 cm)
Whirly Submarine Toy
This submarine softie has a propeller that turns round at the back. Approximately 15cm long, 13cm tall and 8cm wide.
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!