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Free until March 26, 2019 Lace cowl with picot edging in 2 versions for DK weight and Worsted weight yarn. Designed by Amelia Lyon.
Mursten Fingerless Gloves
Free until March 15, 2019 These mitts feature twined cables on background of reverse stockinette. The gloves are worked as mirror images, including the 2x2 ribbing and cable panel. Sizes adult medium/large. Designed by PS in SF.
Free until March 31, 2019 These mittens are a great way to use up your scrap yarn. Take your pick of apples, cherries, avocados or bananas. Or make one of each! Designed by Emma Kerian.
Wild Rover Shawl
Free until March 10, 2019 Crescent shaped shawl with lace border. 2 skeins of fingering weight yarn. Designed by Katie M. Marsh.
- Get the Calming Waters Cowl or Scarf knitting pattern.
- See more Decorative Border Shawl Knitting Patterns
Calming Waters Cowl or Scarf
Free until September 30, 2019 (extended) Textured design inspired by flowing water can be knit as a cowl or scarf. Uses one skein of the recommended yarn (320 - 325 yards (293 - 297 m). Designed by Ann Turley Dreith. DK weight yarn.
Pineapple Baby Hat
Free until February 4, 2019 - Still Free Designed by Sonya Marie. Aran weight yarn.
Free until February 28, 2019- Still Free Oversized long-sleeved pullover featuring cable panels. 6 sizes (XS, S, M, L, XL, XXL). Designed by Pauline Walter. Bulky weight yarn. Available in English and French.
Still Free After Deadline
These patterns were supposed to only be free for a limited time but the last time I checked they were still free. I’ll leave them up until I see they are no longer free.
Free until December 25, 2018 Sizes 3XS (baby) - 3XL (men). Ribbed beanie that can be worn slouchy and fitted. Designed by Hinterm Stein. DK weight yarn. Available in English and German.
Silver Bells Christmas Tree
Free until December 31, 2018 Quick holiday tree-shaped decoration with optional beaded ornaments. Designed by Meg Ritcey.
Christmas Bunting, Cushion, and Santa Sack
Free until December 14 2018 (maybe longer) Matching holiday decorations of a pillow cover, flag bunting, and gift bag with holiday symbols and words in colorwork. Designed by Wendy Jane Paterson for Deramores.
- Get the Christmas Bunting, Cushion, and Santa Sack knitting patterns.
- Get the recommended colorpack kit at Deramores for less than $20
- See more Holiday Decor Knitting Patterns
Dreidel, Dreidel, Dreidel Shawl
Free until December 31 2018 From designer Theresa Hawkins : "As a show of support for a community struck by senseless violence, I have made my Dreidel, Dreidel, Dreidel pattern free for the remainder of 2018 for anyone who wishes to have it. Please feel free to share with other groups. We cannot allow hate to win." Triangular shawl knit with stripes and eyelet. Worsted weight yarn.
- Get the Dreidel, Dreidel, Dreidel Shawl knitting pattern
- See more of Cheryl Beckerich's Knitting Patterns
Memories of Angels Shawl
Free until November 30 2018 Large asymmetrical triangular shawl with lace hearts and 7 other sections of other lace and texture stitches. Designed in honor of beloved animal companions. Fingering weight yarn. Designed by Karin Iden. Pictured projects by frannieb and lmow
Free until October 31 2018 Baby hat for sizes 6 - 18 months. Designed by The Mermaid's Purl.
Free through Summer 2018 The Maize Cowl is an oversized cowl worked up in worsted or DK yarn. This is a stranded knitting project, worked in the round with a 5 stitch repeat. Designed by Born & Raised Knits.
Free until June 30 2018 An asymmetrical triangle combining garter stich stripes and cluster stitches. Designed by Erika Flory.
Not So Hard Scarf
Free until May 31 2018 Easy reversible scarf with eyelet stripes and increases and decreases on each end to give it the bias look. Designed by Judy Murgia.
Free until April 30 2018 Owl motif for baby blanket or throw. Designed by Cheryl Beckerich
Gently Stirred, Never Shaken
EXTENDED Free until ? This scarf is an adventure in garter stitch blending. Worked flat from the center out in your choice of 3 or 4 colors. Designed by Mac and Joe
Lily Red Snood
Free until Jan. 7, 2018 Infinity scarf cowl knit in garter stitch and a 3 row repeat netting stitch. Quick knit in bulky yarn. (Note – I was able to download without the code but you may need it). Designed by ChristineROGER. Available in English and French.
Aroma Hat and Mitts
Free until Dec. 26, 2017 Only. Matching set of fingerless mitts and beanie with cables. Fingering weight yarn. Designed by Marion Crivelli
Free until Dec. 31, 2017 Only. Child’s long-sleeved pullover with colorwork motifs of woodland animals and plants inspired by the book Milla Marble and the Mystery of the Missing Grandma. Options for a longer tunic and a shorter sweater. Sizes 1, 2, 4, 6, 8, 10, 12 years. Available in English and Finnish. Designed by pawlymade.
Free until Dec. 24, 2017 Only. Beanie with chevron stitch pattern inspired by mountain ranges. 3 sizes Available in English and French. Designed by Mélina Hami.
Free until Dec. 24, 2017 Only. Versatile buttoned cowl infinity scarf knit flat in worsted weight in with a honeycombed pattern and crossed stitches. Can be worn a variety of ways. Available in English and French. Designed by Mélina Hami.
Patterns for Purchase
Clearance Patterns – Quantities Limited
Short rows and simple stripes add up to a beautiful shawl that you will reach for again and again. Knit with sport-weight yarn.
$2.49 Reversible Afghan
This beautiful afghan features a different design on each side. Just flip the blanket over for a new look!
$3.49 Scarlet Skies Cardigan
Easy lace cascades from the fitted bodice in this open front, three-quarter-sleeve cardigan. To fit: S (M, L, XL, 2XL)
$2.99 1, 2 & 3 Skein Solutions (Print)
This collection is filled with projects and tutorials that empower knitters of all skill levels. With chapters like Make It in a Weekend Tops, Sweets for the Feet and Cardis on the Fly, knitters will be introduced to ways to get more mileage from their skeins.
Previously Free Patterns
These patterns were free for a limited time and now are for sale.
Shirley Bear – I do not see a way to get this pattern individually any more. Contact https://www.letsknit.co.uk/ to see if they have an option to get this pattern. You can also check with the designer about the pattern. Here is the Ravelry page for the designer and the original pattern Sleepy Ted