Knitting patterns for plant cozies, bird houses, and other garden related projects. Most patterns are free.
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Roly Poly Pot Cozy
Plant pot sleeve stacks tightly knitted welts one by one using just 5 grams of worsted weight yarn per welt. Make as few or as many welts as you wish! Great stashbuster! Designed by Yarn Treats.
Round Nesting Baskets
Three round nesting baskets knit bottom up with 2 strands of worsted weight yarn in garter stitch for texture and strength. Sizes Height 3", 4", 5". Great for storing small items or as plant pot cozies. Designed by Heather Pelletier for Handknit Hugs
Give your garden melons and other plants support to keep them off the ground with this easy melon bra cozy. Size: 4 to 5 inches square. Great stashbuster! Designed by Rich Hoyer.
Tree Cozy & Nest
Nest for knitted birds or other animals is perfect for yarn bombing or party decorations or just for fun. Great stashbuster! Bird in pattern looks like it is Chubby Chirps by Rebecca Danger and I've included that link below. Designed by Genevra Lee. Pictured projects by designer and Fireweed553.
- Get the free TREE COZY knitting pattern
- Get the free CHUBBY CHIRPS BIRD knitting pattern
- See more Bird Knitting Patterns
Cup of Light
Use LED String Lights or fairy lights in these knit lace cups to add light and beauty to your home, yard, or party. Lace weight yarn knit and molded with white glue. Designed by Rosemary (Romi) Hill.
Lacey Plant Pot Holder
4 row repeat lace plant cozy for hanging pots. The holder uses less than a ball of crochet cotton. Designed by Dorcas Pennyfather.
Plant Pot Cosy
Plant pot cover with a leaf lace motif. Worsted weight yarn. Designed by Dayana Krawchuk for Rowan.
More Free Patterns
Ruffled Flowerpot Cozy
Plant pot cover knit from the top down, the ruffles are attached as you go. Once the bottom has been completed, the top edge is trimmed with I-cord and then felted. Perfect for gift plants or holiday decor. Worsted weight yarn. Designed by Linda Taylor.
Globe Lantern Covers
Add atmosphere to outside events or entertainment area with these lace covers for round paper lanterns aka Chinese lanterns knit with a 2 row repeat. Designed by Carlé Dehning for Nurturing Fibres. Sport weight yarn.
4 Row Repeat Plant Cozies
Easy plant pot covers knit flat in a 4 row repeat slip stitch design and seamed. Size: 6" x 6". Designed by Nicole Winer for Yarnspirations. Uses one skein of the recommended yarn. Bulky weight yarn.
5 different patterns for covers for plant containers. The patterns include: Lattice Cable, Jute, Herringbone, Garter Stitch, Stockinette. Designed by Brome Fields. The designs use from 60 - 140 yards (55 - 128 m) of worsted weight yarn and take from 3 to 10 hours to knit. Sizes: 4″ or 5” diameter container depending on pattern. The designer even includes planting notes.
- Get the free Herringbone knitting pattern
- Get the free Lattice knitting pattern
- Get the free Jute Stitch knitting pattern
- Get the free Garter Stitch knitting pattern
- Get the free Stockinette knitting pattern
- See the Ravelry pages
Heart Flower Pot Cozy
Dress up your Mother's Day plant and flower gifts with a handmade cover that shows your love. Quick knit that takes under 2 hours according to the designer, Melody's Makings.
Animal Pot Cozies / Animal Coffee Sleeves
These cute and whimsical pot covers are perfect for your house plants! Featuring a grey kitten, a white bunny, and a beige bear. Designed by Julie Crawford. Worsted weight yarn.
These fair isle covers in three sizes are perfect for dressing up pots. Perfect for housewarming, hostess, get well, and teacher gifts. Each cozy uses small amounts of each color of yarn so it’s a great project for scraps and oddments. Designed by SpillyJane for Knit Picks.
Patterns for Purchase
Knit in simple stockinette stitch, this plant sling will hold a bowl planter or round terrarium and showcase the gorgeous greenery inside. 2 strands of Worsted weight yarn held together. Designed by Erin Black. One of the 24 patterns in Designer Knit Home
Bloom Hanging Basket
Knit plant pot cozy measures measures (4"x 12" circumference), perfect for 4.7" plant pots. Worsted weight yarn. Designed by Peony Knits.
Braided Plant Pot Hanger
The decorative textured design of this pot cozy mimics macrame plant hangers! Perfect to hang various types of plant pots, looks great hanging in windows, conservatories/sun-room or out on a porch. Make this for your plants or as a lovely gift. Worked in round. Lots of photos included in the pattern.Uses approximately one skein of Aran weight yarn. Designed by CamexiaDesigns.
Haleakala Chair Back
Knit a sunny lace back panel for patio or beach furniture. One of the knitting patterns in Knitting In the Sun: 32 Projects for Warm Weather
- See more pics and get Knitting In the Sun book on Amazon (Kindle and Prime Available)
- Or get the book on ebay
- Or get the book on Alibris
Beach House Rug
Striped rug with fringe knit in chunky yarn. Finished size: 20 inches wide x 37 inches long. Designed by Lena Skvagerson.
Striped Cushion With Craft Storage
What a brilliant idea! A chair cushion with pockets for your knitting or other crafting. Take one wherever you go!
Wavesong Chair Pad
This chair pad is knit in garter stitch and a great stash buster!