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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.
Free until December 31, 2018 Knits up in just a few hours – perfect for a last-minute gift! Sizes Small, Medium and Large. Quick knit in super bulky yarn. Designed by Lynette Meek.
Fa La Llama Ornament
Free until December 31, 2018 Llama Christmas ornament or small toy worked in the round with short row shaping for the body. The ears and legs are made using i-cord. The tail is braided. SIZE 6 inches from ear to hoof and from nose to tail. Designed by Lorri Ann Romesberg.
Free until December 15, 2018 Easy 6 row repeat knit on the bias. Designed by Susan Venable.
Free until December 31, 2018 Textured socks with a simple knit purl pattern. Sizes S, M, L / 56, 64, 72 sts. Designed by Joanna Ignatius.
Cabled Candle Topper
Free until December 31, 2018 This quick to knit pattern is perfect for dressing up your jar candles! Sized to fit a standard jar candle, such as Yankee Candles, this topper would add the finishing touch to a gift, or just look cute being displayed in your home. Designed by Faith Schmidt.
- Get the Cabled Candle Topper knitting pattern.
- See more patterns by Faith Schmidt
- See more Gift Presentation Knitting Patterns
Free until December 31, 2018 Seal toy softie knit flat. 28 cm or 33 cm (11” or 13″) long. Designed by Barbara Prime of Fuzzy Mitten.
- Get the Silky Seal knitting pattern.
- See more patterns by Barbara Prime
- See more Sea Creature Knitting Patterns
Yours or Mine Hat
Free until December 31 2018 (extended offer) Beanie with stranded Norwegian-style design. Designed by Anne B Hanssen.
- Get the Yours or Mine Hat knitting pattern.
- See more patterns by Anne B Hanssen
- See more Pompom Hat Knitting Patterns
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 3 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
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
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.
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 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
$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.
$1.99 Wrap Ponchos (Print)
Instructions are included to make one with or without pockets.
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