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Active Life Knitting Patterns

by | Dec 23, 2017 | Featured

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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

Free Knitting Pattern for Bike Seat Cover

Bike Seat Cover

Add style and comfort to your bicycle with this cozy. Also works great for stationary exercise bikes and yarn bombing bikes. Designed by Lion Brand Yarn. One size, about 7 in. (18 cm) at widest point and about 11 1/2 in. (29 cm) at longest point, will stretch to fit a range of bike seats. Great stashbuster because it only uses 144 yards (132 m) of bulky yarn. Rated easy by Ravelrers. Pictured projects by sallycknits and doemmy who has notes and lined with fleece

Free Knitting Pattern for Fitbit Cover

Fitbit Cover

Dress up your activity wristband with this knit cozy. Great use for scrap yarn. Fits Fitbit charge or force. Designed by Janine Steingasser

Free Knitting Pattern for Toe Cozy

En Pointe Toe Cozy

Toe cushion to protect your toe in hiking boots, especially hiking down hill. Uses 10 – 12 yards (9 – 11 m) of fingering yarn so it’s a great use for scrap yarn. Designed by Sharon Fuller

Free Knitting Pattern for Bottle Rocket Sweater

Bottle Rocket

This pullover hoodie features an extra pocket in front perfect for carrying a bottle handsfree when camping, hiking, fishing, or just relaxing. Quick knit in bulky yarn. Men’s sizes S(M, L, X-L, 2X-L). Designed by Michelle Porter for Knitty

Free Knitting Pattern for Bike Helmet Ear Muffs

Bike Helmet Ear Muffs

Easy knitting pattern to create ear warmers that slip over the straps of a bike helmet and stay in place to protect your ears in cooler weather. Designed by Kristin Briney

Free knitting pattern for Om Yoga Mat Bag

Om Yoga Mat Bag

Debbie Stoller created this mesh bag of cotton with a lace pattern that is easy to memorize. Pattern is excerpted from her book Stitch n Bitch Nation

Free Knitting Pattern for Bishi Water Bottle Carrier

Bishi Water Bottle Carrier

Mesh container carrier with 2 options for strap – garter stitch or stockinette ties. The project can be knit in a couple of hours and requires less than a ball of worsted yarn according to the designer Georgie Hallam.

Free Knitting Pattern for Asana Yoga Socks

Asana Yoga Socks

Yoga socks with a lace pattern top and ribbing. Worsted yarn. Designed by Cathy Carron

Free knitting pattern for Yoga / Exercise Ball Cover

Exercise / Yoga Ball Cover

Knitsquire Designs came up with a clever knitting pattern to make your exercise more comfortable for workouts or as a chair.

Free knitting pattern for Yoga Socks and more stash buster knitting patterns

Yoga Socks

Designed by Yarnspirations, these socks give you warmth and comfort while still leaving your heal and toes free to grip and stabilize.

Free Knitting Pattern for Yoga Mat Strap

Yoga Mat Strap

Gina Michele wanted a cute carrier for her yoga mat but didn’t want the hassle of trying to roll her mat up tightly enough to fit in a tube. She devised this strap with loops that’s perfect for carrying her mat. I can think of a lot of other purposes for this strap. I even wonder if you could use it as a yoga strap if the cotton isn’t too stretchy. Knit in garter stitch.

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Terry Matz

meTerry 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, 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!

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