Toys, clothing, accessories, blankets, and other projects using the loop stitch. Most patterns are free. Updated 3/17/23
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Cloudy Sky Cardigan
Stylish cardigan in coat length with loop stitch "fur" trim for extra flare. Size 42 with instructions for customizing for other sizes. Bulky weight yarn. Designed by Sesia Tricot. Available in English and Italian
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Tee top knit in a 2 row repeat slipped stitch texture with loop stitch trim on the sleeves for extra flare. Sizes XS (S) M (L) XL (2XL) 3XL. Ildsluger Designed by June Thomsen for Filcolana. Available in English, Danish, German, Norwegian, Swedish
Warm and chunkyslippers, worked in loop stitch on the bottom to do a little extra dusting and cleaning as you walk! 2 strands of Worsted weight yarn held together. Designed by Silvia Calcaterra.
This open, cropped cardigan is a modern statement piece knit with an all over Loop stitch. Sizes Adult Small ( Medium, Large, 1X, 2X, 3X, 4X, 5X) and Child 1-2 (2-4, 4-6, 6-8, 8-10) Years. 2 strands of sport weight yarn held together. Designed by Aubrey P Busek for Universal Yarn.
Cuff down heel flap socks with Loop stitch trim. Designed by Rebecca Mercier. Pictured projects by mdexter and Jo028
Bit of Whimsy Bath Set
Bath or spa mitt with loop stitch, hand towel with bubble stitch trim, and wash cloth (not pictured). Designed by Emily Ringelman for Knit Picks.
Counting Sheep Blanket & Sheep Toy
Matching set of sheep softie knit with loop stitch coat and blanket with sheep border, moons, and stars. Designed by Patons.
Worked in Moss (Seed) stitch with a Loop stitch trim, this beanie is a quick knit. 3 sizes. Designed by Woolly Wormhead
Going Loopy Pillow
Plush texture cushion knit with a 4 row repeat loop stitch. Approx. 20" [51 cm] square. Super Bulky weight yarn. Designed by Yarnspirations Design Studio
Squirrel, Zebra, and Alpaca Hats
Web patterns are free for one size. Adorable baby hats desiged to look like Gray Squirrel, Zebra, and Alpaca using the loop stitch for manes and tails. A printable pdf are available on Etsy with sizes from newborn to 2T. Designed by Cassie at Little Red Window.
More Free Patterns
Twisted Loop Reusable Duster
A reusable duster knit with the loop stitch that fits plastic wands with the two prongs to slip the cover over, like Swiffer. Worsted weight yarn. Designed by Sarah Burton
Loop Trim Jacket, Skirt, Hat & Mitts
Matching set of child's cardigan, beanie, and mittens knit in stockinette and trimmed with loop stitch. Sizes Child: 4, 6, 8, 10. Worsted weight yarn. Designed by Patons
Lamb Wash Cloth
Knit with the loop stitch to look like a sheep's woolly coat and give extra texture for gentle cleaning. Great baby shower gift! Designed by Katie Daenzer. Worsted weight yarn. Pictured projects by KraftyKath and knittycats.
Long Cardigan with Loop Stitch Collar
Sweater with pockets and long sleeves with cuffs. Knit flat in stockinette with Seeded Ribbing Trim with Loop Clusters for the collar. Sizes XS-5XL (28-63 in bust measurement). Designed by Bernat Design Studio. Bulky weight yarn.
Adorable drawstring backpack with sheep face flap and loopy stitch wool. 17 cm x 11 cm x 23 cm. Designed by Tatyana Fedorova
Baby and child slippers look like a baby bird. Knit flat with the loop stitch for feathers. Designed by Louise Bollanos. DK weight yarn.
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Alice Bell’s Grrr Washcloth features a loop stitch mane that holds water and make for soft surface for wiping skin. The bumps on the reverse side provide a scrubbing surface. Pictured project by TraceyNicole
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This purse designed by Lisa Ellis measures 9″ w x 8″ h and is knit with simple loop stitch and garter stitch. A fun way to use novelty yarn.
Save the Drama Llama
Llama toy measures about 18" [45.5 cm] tall, measured from bottom of front feet to top of ears. Toy measures about 13" [33 cm] long. Fur knit with the loop stitch. Insturctions for blanket, halter, and ear pompoms included. Designed by Nancy Anderson for Red Heart. Aran weight yarn.
Small amigurumi sheep toy. Designed by John Culverhouse. DK weight yarn.
Loopy Bath Mat
Purl Soho designed this easy, super comfy loop stitch rug. It’s cute and simple but is time-consuming. One Size: 20 x 28 inches
Loopy Patchwork Rug
The rug squares are easy to knit with the loop stitch, make great portable projects, and can be assembled in whatever design your want. Great stashbuster! Worsted weight yarn. Designed by Kimberly Golynskiy. Pictured projects by manaba and katisha.
Patterns for Purchase
Lamb Baby Blanket with Lamb Lovey Comforter
No longer free. Lamb baby blanket set with a baby blanket knit with a 4 row repeat and applique lambs with loop stitch coats and a matching lamb lovey comfort blankie. Designed by Nicola Valiji. DK weight yarn.
Poodle and Spaniel
No longer free. Dog softie designed by Amanda Berry for her Dera-Dogs collection. Knit flat and seamed. Size approximately 21cm (8in) tall. DK weight yarn.
Daniel the Spaniel
Dog softie with options for ears knit with loop stitch or garter stitch. Knit flat. Size: 15cm/6in high. DK weight yarn. Designed by Penny Connor.
Old English Sheep Dog
An adorable knitted English Sheepdog made with a beautiful loop stitch. DK weight yarn. Knit flat. Size: The dog is 24cm tall (sitting) Designed by Amanda Berry. A kit is also available
Baby Cardigans, Hat and Bonnet
No longer free. Matching baby set of sweaters with either button or zipper front, beanie hat, and bonnet, all with loop stitch trim. Sizes 3 months-6 years. Designed by UK Hand Knitting Association for King Cole.
Hooded self-fastening scarf with lion inspired loop stitch mane and ears. Sizes Toddler, Child, Adult. Designed by Alexandra Tavel. Super Bulky weight yarn.
Old English Sheep Dog
No special yarn needed! Dog softie with a coat created with loop stitch that is then cut so you can use regular DK weight yarn. Knit flat. Size: 21cm high. 32cm from nose to tail. 19cm wide.Designed by Knitting by Post.
Samson Lion and Leon Lion
Lion toy softies knit flat with a loop stitch mane. Sizes seated: Samson 27 cm tall, Leon 13 cm tall. Designed by Amanda Berry. DK weight yarn.
Fun and easy beret or tam knit with a loop stitch that looks like a sheep's woolly coat and is just as warm. Designed by BiggerthanlifeKnits. Aran weight yarn.
Woodland Creatures Toys
Softie animals including squirrel, fox, hedgehog, and raccoon. Squirrel and hedgehog both use the loop stitch. Each creature measures approximately 13 cm in height x 8cm at the widest part apart from the hedgehog. DK weight yarn. Designed by Julie Richards
Buttoned scarf knit with an elaborate cable design, a loop fringe and icord cast on, bind off and side to create an elegant and chic scarf. Designed by BiggerthanlifeKnits. Aran weight yarn.
Pillow cover knit in chunky wool yarn in loop stitch to resemble a lamb or sheep's woolly coat with a contrasting head and feet in DK yarn and stocking stitch. Designed by Julia Marsh.
This beautifully textured rug is the perfect accessory for the home and a great project for using up left over yarns.