Free knitting patterns for blankets and throws with matching pillows or other extras. Many of the patterns are free. Updated 11/13/23
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Zuma Beginner Blanket and Cushion Set
Beginner matching throw and pillow knit in garter stitch stripes. Designed for at least 4 colors, it's a great stashbuster. Quick knit in Super Bulky weight yarn. Designed by Chloé Elizabeth Birch for West Yorkshire Spinners.
Stripes Blanket, Cushion, and More
Easy striped throw blanket and pillow cushion cover, each knit in 2 row repeat rib. Set also includes instructions for a Christmas stocking and tree skirt. I think this would be a good beginner pattern. Bulky weight yarn. Christmas Stripes Set designed by Violet LeBeaux for KnitPicks.
Op Art Throw Blanket and Pillow
Garter stitch striped mitered squares create a matching blanket and cushion. Super Bulky weight yarn. Designed by Stitch Studio Design Team
Cabled Blanket and Pillow
Matching blanket and cushion knit with Ensign Braid cable and XOXO Hugs and Kisses cable. Designed by c v e t u l k a knits
Pretty Woven-Look Afghan and Rug
Matching blanket and rug knit with a mosaic grid design with easy slip stitch colorwork, just one color per row. Worsted weight yarn. Designed by Patons
Luxury Throw and Cushion
Matching cable blanket with large cables alternating with garter ridge texture and pillow cover with the same cables. Super Bulky weight yarn. CY1023 Seriously Chunky Luxury Cable Throw and Cushion by Cygnet
Country Throw and Rug
Matching log cabin blanket and rug knit in garter stitch blocks. Designed for 25 colors for the blanket and 16 colors for the rug, it's perfect for stash busting and leftover yarn. Aran weight yarn. Designed by Checkheaton
Derwent Throw and Cushions
A stunning cable and lace design on this blanket is mirrored on a matching pillow cover. A bonus pillow cover pattern features bobbles and lines texture. Aran weight yarn. Derwent Cushions and Bed Runner 7065 designed by Yarnsmiths
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Woven Herringbone Blanket and Pillows
Easy afghan throw and matching cushion cover knit with a herringbone zigzag knit with a 24 row repeat slipped stitch texture. Sizes Blanket: Width: 42” Length: 52”, Pillows:16”x16”. Super Bulky weight yarn. Designed by Premier Yarns Design Team
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Bayport Pillow and Throw Set
Easy blanket and cushion set with a 3 color stripe pattern inspired on a landscape photo we took in Peru. Quick knit in double-stranded Bulky weight yarn. Designed by Chloé Jane Veitenheimer for Blue Sky Fibers
Cables and Lace Afghan and Pillow S9033/S9034
Matching blanket and cushion cover knit with a cable and lace pattern. Size Pillow 50cm square, Blanket 41½ x 41½”/105 x 105 cm. Designed by Schachenmayr. Bulky weight yarn. Available in English, Dutch, French and German - pattern contains all languages.
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Nordic Star Blanket and Pillows
Matching throw and cushions with a textured star motif in diamonds. Super Bulky weight yarn. Designed by Premier Yarns Design Team.
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Diamond Pillow and Throw Blanket Set
Cabled blanket and pillow cushion cover knit with diamond cables. Size: throw blanket: 29.5” x 63”. Aran weight yarn. Designed by Mariane Machado for Circulo Yarns.
Easy throw blanket and pillow cushion, each knit in garter stitch triangles and seamed. I think this would be a good beginner pattern. Size Blanket: Approx 90 x 135cm. Pillow: Approx 16 ins [40 cm] square. Worsted weight yarn. Designed by Quail Studio for Schachenmayr.
Cabled throw blanket and cushion knit with a cable diamond trellis design. Size Blanket: Approx 155 x 100cm. Pillow: Approx 16 ins [40 cm] square. Worsted weight yarn. Designed by Australian Yarn.
Courthouse Steps Set
Throw and cushion knit with garter stitch stripes in a quilt-like style. Designed for 8 colors it would make a great stashbuster Size Blanket: Approx 45 x 60 ins. Pillow: Approx 16 ins [40.5 cm] square. Quick knit in Super Bulky weight yarn. Designed by Premier Yarns Design Team.
Turtle Tracks Blanket and Pillow
Throw and cushion knit a zigzag and curving mock cable texture that is created with decreases and increases. No cables! Size Blanket: Approx 45 x 60 ins. Pillow: Approx 16 ins [40.5 cm] square. Quick knit in Super Bulky weight yarn. Designed by Premier Yarns Design Team.
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Blanket, Cushion, and Bedrunner
Matching cabled throw, pillow cover, and runner. Blanket: 51.25in x 63.75in, Cushion: 24.5in square, Bedrunner: 18in x 80.75in. Aran weight yarn. King Cole 5959.
Textured Stripe Stitch Blanket and Cushion
Soft blanket and cosy bolster cushion feature co-ordinating chevron stitches. DK weight yarn. Sirdar Hayfield 10261. A kit is also available.
Throw and Reversible Cushion Covers
Matching cabled blanket with moss stitch texture with what looks like two cushions, one in matching cables and the other with a fair isle snowflake. Super Chunky weight yarn. Throw and Reversible Cushion Covers in King Cole Super Chunky 4873.
Cable Throw and Cushion Covers
Matching blanket with diamond cables, rope cables, and texture with what looks like two cushions, one with a celtic cable and the other with horn cables. Aran weight yarn. Throw and Cushion Covers Knitted in King Cole Forest Aran 5660.
Koonce Throw and Pillow
Matching blanket and cushion knit in two colors and two panels, one of cables and the other of garter rib texture. Worsted weight yarn. Designed by Sandi Prosser.
Herbaceous Throw and Cushion
Patchwork throw created with two alternating flower-themed squares empolying both bobble and lace sguares with moss stitch borders. Patchwork cushion is made from 9 alternating squares. DK weight yarn. Designed by Martin Storey.
Little Houses Blanket and Pillow
Patchwork blanket featuring houses in fairisle or garter stitch appliques. Matching pillow cushion pattern available. Approx 75cm (29½in) wide by 106cm (41¾in) long. DK weight yarn. Designed by Martin Storey