Free knitting patterns for women's pants, shorts, bloomers, and more. Many of the patterns are free. Updated 11/15/23
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Pants for capri length knit in stockinette with elastic waist. Designed by Noro. Sport weight yarn.
These comfy women's pants with elastic waist and stripe detailed hem are a breeze to knit up with a simple stocking stitch, easy shaping techniques, as two pieces and sewn together. Sizes 8-22. P071 Pants with Elastic Waist and Stripe Detail designed by Lincraft. Worsted weight yarn.
Markika Trousers and Dress
Dress or tunic with split sides and turtleneck collar with matching cuffed pants with drawstring waist. Sizes XS to XXL. Riana Dress and Markika Trousers designed by Brit Frafjord Ørstavik and House of Yarn. Fingering weight yarn.
Long knit pants with ribbed drawstring waist and ribbed cuffs. Sizes 2X, 1X, L, M, S Designed by Vladimir Teriokhin for Lion Brand Yarn. Worsted weight yarn.
More Free Patterns
Pilgrim Sweater and Estella Shorts
Hooded pullover sweater with pockets and matching drawstring shorts. Hoodie Sizes S (M) L (XL) 2XL (3XL). Shorts Sizes XS (S) M (L) XL. Designed by Hanne Rimmen for Filcolana. Available in English, Danish, German, Norwegian, Swedish
Fun comfortable short pants with drawstring waste, mushroom motifs, and picot edge. Sizes XS[S, M, L, 1X, 2X, 3X]. A great little stash buster for leftover sock and fingering yarn. Designed by motoko takahashi for Knitty.
Emelio Cardigan and Sylvan Shorts
Cardigan knit with a 4 row repeat Sailor Rib and with Slip Stitch Rib borders. Cardigan Sizes Finished Bust: 39 (43, 47, 51) in. (99 (109, 119.5, 129.5) cm). Shorts Waist Finished Waist: 28 1/2 (32 1/2, 36 1/2, 40 1/2) in. (72.5 (82.5, 92.5, 103) cm). Worsted weight yarn. Designed by Irina Poludnenko for Lion Brand.
- Get the free CARDIGAN knitting pattern - free download link below kit info
- Get the free SHORTS knitting pattern - free download link below kit info
Lee Juvan was inspired by Edwardian undergarments to design modern bloomers that are great for lounging, pajama parties, or cosplay. Pictured project by sputnik who added stripes and other modifications.
Patterns for Purchase
Mascot Shorts and Top
Lace trimmed sleeveless top and matching shorts. Sizes S to XXXL. Designed by KreaBossen. DK weight yarn. A kit is also available.
Light Summer Shorts
High waisted shorts with a drawstring waistband and flowy, wide legs with a rolled cuff. They are light, breezy, and super comfy - great for pajamas or relaxing on a casual summer day. Sizes women’s size XS (S, M, L, XL, and XXL). Designed by Holly Watson. Fingering weight yarn.