Knitting patterns knit with the log cabin technique.
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Log Cabin Shawl
Free with a free Creativebug trial. The amazing Nora Gaughan’s shawl design was inspired by traditional quilt patterns. Though it may look as though the pieces are sewn together, this shawl is worked seamlessly. Worsted weight yarn. Pattern and instructional video class available for free with a free trial at Creativebug. Pictured projects by designer and Mumuksha
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Log Cabin Shawl
Triangle shaped shawl inspired by log cabin quilts. The pattern is written for 7 colors so it's great for mini skeins or stashbusting. Designed by Cate Carter-Evans for Infinite Twist.
Log Cabin Lapghan
Afghan blanket throw knit in garter stitch with a log cabin technique. About 44 x 44in. (112 x 112cm) Designed by Irina Poludnenko for Lion Brand Yarn. Though designed for 2 colorways of Mandala yarn, it also would be a great stashbuster. DK weight yarn.
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Log Cabin Mitts
Fingerless mitts knit in modular log cabin style. The pattern is written for three colors and it’s a great way to use up leftover yarn since it only uses 110 yards total. Designed by Karen Templer.
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Log Cabin Pocket Blankie
This blanket is knit with log cabin construction in six different shades so it's a great stash buster. Its pocket can be used to fold up the blanket for storage or to keep favorite toys or comfort items. Designed by Lion Brand Yarn. Aran weight yarn.
Slip Stitch Sampler Afghan
Lion Brand’s colorwork sampler is worked in 6 squares, each square in a log cabin style, with 6 logs, each with a different slip stitch design. A great stashbuster! About 50 x 75 in. (127 x 190.5 cm)
Art Deco Tile Blanket
Afghan combines simple stitch patterns and geometric shapes to create a blanket that has the feel of a large Art Deco tile. A central diamond then worked around it in a ‘log cabin’ style by adding one edge strip at a time, so that it’s easy to make but is visually striking. A kit is also available for less than $32. DK weight yarn. Designed by Lynne Rowe.
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Log Cabin Baby Sweater
This baby sweater is easily customizable for size and style. Knit in garter stitch sections and constructed like a Log Cabin quilt, the pullover features button fastening on the shoulder and boat neck for easy dressing. It can be knit with long or short sleeves, or sleeveless. Designed by Cirilia Rose. Pattern and instructional video class available for free with a free trial at Creativebug OR purchase pattern and class individually. Pictured project by fridaria
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This colorful log cabin blanket by Australian Country Spinners is made by making the log cabin squares then sewing them together with an added border.
Patterns for Purchase
Striped Log Cabin Baby Blanket
Knit with a chunky weight yarn and a #10.5 needle. The sample was knit with approx. 80 yards each of 14 different colors. You can repeat colors as often as desired. Finished measurements approx. 35"x 35". Great for stash yarn. Designed by The Knitting Niche
Moderne Log Cabin Blanket
Easy knitting pattern for a modern update of the classic log cabin afghan from Kay Gardiner and Ann Shayne’s classic Mason Dixon Knitting. Pictured project by mustaavillaa used striped blocks for the afghan.
Knitting Fabric Rugs: 28 Colorful Designs for Crafters of Every Level
With just a few tools and fabric, Karen Tiede gives you directions for making 28 different rugs with designs that use age-old motifs, including stripes and spirals; traditional quilt patterns, such as tessellations and log cabin designs; and freeform inventions. Available in Kindle and Paperback (Prime available).
This book contains six afghans and a pillow including Aran Textures and Cables Afghan and Pillow, Log Cabin Throw, Zig Zag Throw, Cable Panels Throw, Lighthouses Afghan, and Fall Foliage Afghan. Several are knit in panels and seamed.