Decorations and home projects with an autumn theme. Many of the patterns are free. Updated 8/18/2022
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This fall decoration consists of eleven knitted flags which can be hung separately or together. Six are striped in a slip stitch pattern and have knitted letters sewn on to them, spelling out the word ‘Autumn’ with additional instructions for ‘Fall’. The other 5 flags feature knitted decorations: two types of leaves, a toadstool, a hedgehog and a fox’s face. DK weight yarn. Designed by Frankie Brown
May only be free for a limited time. Oak, Birch and Maple leaves for your fall or holiday décor. Use as garland, coasters or general decorations. Size 3½" to 4¾" tall. Worsted weight yarn. Designed by Bobbi IntVeld for Blue Sky Fibers.
A variety of knit gourds and pumpkins are perfect for autumn decorations. Aran weight yarn. Designed by Gina Michele.
Autumn Acorns and Oak Leaves
Fall acorn and leaf decorations can be added to fall decor like wreaths and bunting, or as an embellishment on clothing and accessories. Size The leaf is 6.5 cm tall and the acorn 3 cm tall. All pieces are knitted flat (back and forth) on a pair of straight single-pointed knitting needles. DK weight yarn. Designed by Amanda Berry.
Handsome Cable Pumpkin
Cabled pumpkin softie decoration. Final pumpkin size is roughly 12-14 inches in diameter, but could vary depending on stuffing. Worsted weight yarn. Designed by Sara Kiesel. May only be free a limited time.
Autumn Leaves Wreath
Fall themed wreath with oak leaves, acorns, owl softie, and other autumn motifs. Don't want a wreath? Use the separate pieces for other autumn decorations. Worsted weight yarn. Great stashbuster! Designed by Nicky Epstein.
Turkey softie combines simple shapes to make this whimsical Thanksgiving decoration. Worsted weight yarn. Designed by Chris de Longpré. Pictured projects by designer and Straubrey
This acorn softie is the perfect for autumn decoration or fun. Knit several and put in a bowl or put one on a wreath. Worsted weight yarn. Designed by Kim Hamlin
More Free Patterns
Pumpkin Teapot Cozy
Autumn theme tea pot cosy with squash leaves and pumpkin. Knit flat. Super Bulky weight yarn. Designed by Claire Garland
Pumpkin Napkin Rings
Add a special touch to your autumn table decor with these pumpkin napkin rings. Worsted weight yarn. Designed by Lily / Sugar'n Cream
Fall Flora Pillow
Cushion cover with autumn woodland motifs of acorns, leaves and little tree motifs for the front of the pillow, and simple color patterns for the back. Worsted weight yarn. Designed by Main Street Yarns
Falling Autumn Leaves Table Runner
Lace table covering with leaf motifs. Worsted weight yarn. Designed by Will Spargur
Pumpkin shaped potholders / coasters / triveters knit in garter stitch shaped with a combination of inc/decreases and short rows. DK weight yarn. Designed by Sybil Ra
Spruce up your autumn decor with this wreath of fall leaves. Leaves are created from knit pieces that are felted and then cut out using pattern templates. (Don't want to knit - just buy some felt and use the templates.) Great use for scrap leftover yarn. Bulky weight yarn. Designed by Lion Brand Yarn
- Get the free knitting pattern - download link below yarn info
- Get foam wreath 16 in. (40.5 cm) diameter at Amazon
The Great Pumpkin Floor Pouf
This floor pillow or ottoman is perfect for your fall celebrations like Halloween and Thanksgiving because it's shaped like a giant pumpkin you can sit on. Knit in jumbo yarn. Designed by Sandi Rosner for Premier Yarns. Approximately 14” tall x 20” diameter.
2 ways to get the pattern
- Get the free WEB VERSION knitting pattern at Joann
- Get the free PDF VERSION knitting pattern at Premier Yarn
- Get the recommended Couture Jazz Yarn Rust by Premier Yarns at Amazon
Lily Sugar ‘n Cream Autumn Leaves Placemats are an easy knitting pattern that features a leaf-shaped pocket for silverware.
Autumn Harvest Knit Pillow
Fair-isle pillow cover with a squirrel and acorn design. 20″ square. Designed by Patons
- Get the free knitting pattern at Joann. Go to Get Patterns tab at bottom to download pattern
- Get 20 inch pillow form on Amazon
Leaf in 3 Sizes
Easy knitting pattern for leaf-shaped placemat, coaster and washcloth or trivet by Jen Zeyen
Patterns for Purchase
Mouse toy softie knit in the round, with removable jackets and pumpkin and acorn. Approx. 8” tall (without ears). Worsted weight yarn. Designed by Lorraine Pistorio.
No longer free. Pumpkins with cables in 3 sizes knit flat and seamed. Sizes small: 26 cm across, medium: 40 cm across, large: 55 cm across. DK weight yarn. Designed by Gabriella Crossman.
Autumn Oak Leaves
Oak leaf ornament for fall decor like garlands, wreaths, or table decoration. The finished leaf is about 14 cm 5.5 inches length. This is a very quick and easy knitting project. DK weight yarn. Designed by Elves World.
Tartan Plaid Pumpkin
Add a little whimsy to your autumn decor with pumpkins covered in colors woven into cross-barred pattern! The instructions create a plaid pumpkin measuring about 5.5-inch/14-cm wide and about 5-inch/13-cm high (including the stem). Designed by Marie Mayhew. Worsted weight yarn.
Celtic Oak and Rowan Pillows
These pillow cover patterns feature botanical leaf designs with celtic cable borders. Worsted weight yarn. Designed by Barbara Pott.
Oak and Elm Mug Cozies
A duo of buttoned cup sleeves featuring leaf motifs knit in lace textures. Designed by Martha Johnson. Worsted weight yarn.