Free knitting patterns for blankets and throws knit with a 4 row repeat. Many can also be used as baby blankets or kid's blankets. Many of the patterns are free. Updated 2/12/24
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Easy but elegant blanket with slipped stitches on a garter stitch background that mimic the look of cables, but much easier. Simple 4 row repeat. Size 106 cm 41¾” x 135 cm 53¼” but easily customizable. Designed by Sirdar. Super Chunky weight yarn. A kit is also available.
Wintery Waffle Stitch Blanket
A 4 row repeat waffle stitch creates a blanket with thermal-like fabric. 2 sizes Laghan and Throw. Super Bulky weight yarn. Web pattern is free. A printable pdf are available on Etsy. Designed by Jessica Reeves Potasz at Mama In A Stitch.
The Parker Throw
Easy waffle texture in a 4 row repeat makes this an easy beginner or TV knitting pattern. Size approx. 68” X 73” but seems easy to customize. Rated very easy by Ravelrers. Worsted weight yarn. Designed by Meghan Ballmer of Meghan Makes Do. Web version is free.
Double the Stripe Blanket
Knit with mosaic stripes easy 4-row repeat slip stitch in two stripe repeats with two contrasting cake yarns, although you could easily substitute stash yarn. Size Approx 50" x 60" [127 x 152.5 cm]. Designed by Caron. Super Bulky weight yarn.
Wild Berries Blanket
Color blocked blanket in a 4 row repeat version of the berry stitch which adds a bobble texture. Web version is baby blanket size I think but pdf has 16 sizes from lovey to lapghan to king sized throw. Super Bulky weight yarn. Designed by Marialena Karofili of Malloo Knits. Web version is free.
This blanket is a great first-time lace pattern with an easy-to-memorize, 4-row repeat that creates a naturally wavy edge. Size Approx 44½” wide x 55” long [113 x 139.5 cm] though easy to customize. Quick knit in Super Bulky weight yarn. I think the recommended yarn gives it an interesting soft felted texture. Designed by Bernat.
A 4 row repeat combination of slip stitch and broken rib creates a texture that's easy yet appealing to look at and touch. Sizes Baby and Throw. DK weight yarn. Designed by Ksenia Naidyon for Purl Soho.
Big Plush Basketweave Blanket
Easy basketweave texture in a 4 row repeat makes this a fast relaxing knit. Size Approx 50" x 60" [127 x 152.5 cm] though it looks easily customizable. Quick knit in jumbo weight yarn. Designed by Bernat.
Quick and easy afghan throw knit with a 4 row repeat lace that adds interest without losing any coziness. Includes video tutorial. Super Bulky weight yarn. Designed by Brome Fields. Web version is free.
Easy throw blanket knit with a 4 row repeat rope cable. Size About 36 x 50 in. (91.5 x 127 cm). Designed by Lion Brand. Super bulky weight yarn.
More Free Patterns
The Retreat Throw
4 row repeat blanket that combines lace knitting and slip stitches for a comfortable yet elegant result for a cozy yet lightweight afghan. Designed by Leelee Knits. Worsted weight yarn. Web version is free.
Slip Stitch Stripes Blanket
The woven look of this blanket is created with an easy 4-row repeat slip stitch design using a variegated yarn and contrasting solid yarn. Size Approx 42" x 55" [106.5 x 139.5 cm]. Designed by Caron. Worsted weight yarn.
Quick and Cozy Blanket
An easy-to-memorize 4-row repeat creates a beautiful, snuggly color blocked blanket that's soft to the touch. Size Approx 48" [122 cm] x 54" [137 cm]. Designed by Red Heart. Worsted weight yarn. A kit is also available.
Rainbow Blanket with Slant Stitch
Easy striped blanket knit with a 4 row repeat slipped stitch texture that looks like a variation of the bamboo stitch. Video included. Designed for 12 different colors of yarn, it's a great stash buster. I think beginners comfortable with slipping stitches would be able to knit this blanket. Designed by Smitha Katti. Super Bulky weight yarn.
Slip Stitch Blanket
Slipped stitches on a garter stitch background create soft vertical lines and look of woven fabric in an easy 4 row repeat. Size Approx 52" x 60" [132 x 152.5 cm] but easily customizable. Designed by Yarnspirations Design Studio. Super Bulky weight yarn.
Pink Lace Blanket
Easy blanket knit with a 4 row repeat lace stitch. Size Approx 36" x 48" [91.5 x 122 cm]. Designed by Bernat. DK weight yarn.
Quiet Times Afghan
Beginner blanket with a 4 row repeat slipped stitch texture. Size Approx 50 x 60" [127 x 152.5 cm]. Designed by Bernat. Bulky weight yarn. A kit is also available.
Easy blanket with a 4 row repeat lace in two color stripes. Size Approx 28.75" x 39" long. Designed by Vilma Maurer. Bulky weight yarn.
Bee Stitch Blanket
Colorful blanket knit with a 4 row repeat textured Bee Stitch in two colors. Sample knit in two colorways of self-striping yarn. Size Approx 50” x 54” [127 x 137cm]. Designed by Caron. Super bulky weight yarn. Striping comes from self-striping yarn.
Do The Twist Blanket
Quick and easy throw blanket knit with a 4 row repeat slipped stitch similar to the bamboo stitch. Size Approx 49"x 58". Designed by Bernat. Super bulky weight yarn.
Patterns for Purchase
Game Time Blanket
Reversible blanket or scarf knit in what looks like a 4 row repeat. Super bulky weight yarn. Designed by FiftyFourTenStudio.
Alia Baby Blanket
A very easy to knit design with a double Andalucian stitch center panel framed in stockinette and wide moss stitch borders in what looks like a 4 row repeat. DK weight yarn. Designed by DaisyGrayKnits.
Seesaw Blanket and Hat
Easy blanket with matching baby hat in a texture of simple knits and purls, in what looks like a 4 row repeat. The pattern includes instructions to scale the blanket to any size and a matching hat in sizes newborn to 24m. DK weight yarn. Designed by Angela Louise Wood.
Tiny Kisses Blanket
Beginner level project with a textured pattern made with simple knits and purls, in a 4 row repeat that is simple to remember. 5 sizes Baby Stroller Blanket to Large Blanket. Aran weight yarn. Designed by candyloucreations.
Dance on the Breeze Blanket
A variation on bead rib framed elegantly in stockinette and seed stitch looks like it's a 4 row repeat. 6 sizes Baby Blanket to XXL Afghan. Worsted weight yarn. Designed by Kansas City designer FiftyFourTenStudio.
Two Rivers Blanket
An eyelet lace knit on the bias look like it is generally a 4 row repeat that looks like rapids on a river. There look like a stockinette stripe separating the two rivers. Aran weight yarn. Designed by Marialena Karofili.
A cozy and quick to knit blanket using a simple 4 row cable and lace pattern. Designed by Cecily Glowik MacDonald. Pictured project by redfern