The top 21 knitting patterns posted in 2021 on my blog. Most patterns are free. Updated ks 3/25/23
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Garter Blocks Blanket
Quick afghan blanket knit with a grid of garter stitch and stockinette blocks separated by lines of cables. Quick knit in Super Bulky weight yarn. Size Approx 55” x 61” [139.5 x 155 cm]. Designed byYarnspirations.
Sundance Gansey Scarf
Textured scarf knit with a zigzag pattern, lace and gansey stripe section, ending with rib edges. Designed by Lena Skvagerson. Aran weight yarn. Featured in Knit and Crochet Now and also one of the patterns in Learn-a-Stitch Knit Scarves.
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Hillview Road Cowl
This cowl is knit with a 4 row repeat slipped stitch. Uses just one skein 200 - 210 yards (183 - 192 m) of Aran weight yarn. Designed by Holli Adams Samet.
Top Down Gradient Kid’s Sweater
Long-sleeved unisex pullover sweater knit top down in one piece. Great showcase for gradient or ombre yarn. Sizes Children’s: 2, (4, 6, 8). Worsted weight yarn. Designed by Shannon Dunbabin for Cascade Yarns.
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Soft As A Cloud Cowls
Cowl knit as a 4 row repeat Mock Cable and Spiral Rib. Versions also included for only Mock Cable and only Spiral Rib. Fingering weight yarn. Designed by Purl Soho.
Striped teddy bear holding a knit heart with embroidered heart on chest. It looks like the bear is knit flat, though the pattern calls for dpns (perhaps because of the small parts?). Note there are the color changes are handled with general instructions at the beginning. Designed by Go Handmade for Hobbii. Sport weight yarn.
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Textured Stitch Poncho
Poncho knit a 12 row repeat grid texture and with 2 color mosaic stitch border and collar. Worsted weight yarn. Designed by Teresa Chorzepa for Lion Brand.
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Cardigan with shawl collar knit in one piece in 2 row repeat broken rib and ribbed cuffs and collar. Sizes Finished Bust 36 (48, 56) in. (91.5 (122, 142) cm). Worsted yarn. Designed by Lion Brand.
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Modular Butterfly Square
Six inch square featuring a butterfly design using oddments of DK yarn that can be used as afghan block, dish or wash cloth, coaster or other knitting projects. Designed by Janis Higgs.
Daffodil Love Gloves
Fingerless gloves or mitts with a heart cable design. Fingering weight yarn. Designed by Elseline Robyn Ward Able.
Kastellet Tee Top
Pullover top with a lovely round yoke with a charming eyelet pattern. Sizes S (M) L (XL) XXL. Designed by Ditte Lerche for Filcolana. Sport weight yarn.
Lace cardigan sweater with an 8 row repeat lace pattern. Sizes 34/36 - 38/40 - 42/44 - 46/48 - 50/52 in. Fingering weight yarn. Designed by Phildar Design Team
Here's My Heart Cardi
Lace baby sweater with lace hearts and picot edge. Sizes 6 Mo., 18 Mo. Designed by Susie Bonell for Cascade Yarns. DK weight yarn.
Winterland Three Stitch Blanket
Web pattern is free. Easy blanket Using three basic stitch patterns, garter, stockinette, and seed stitch, to create lofty textures and interesting striping. Size 40” x 43” Super Bulky weight yarn. A printable pdf is available on Etsy. Designed by Jessica Reeves Potasz at Mama In A Stitch.
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Mia Cardigan 201
Long-sleeved cardigan that looks like it's knit with garter stitch with cable details at the bottom of sleeves and hem. Sizes 7/8, 9/10, 11/12 years, S, M, L, XL. DK weight yarn. Designed by Valentine Tsvyrko.
Beagle Puppy Knitting Pattern 175
Life-sized toy dog knit flat. Height: 30 cm 12in long not including tail. Includes video tutorial. Designed by Claire Garland.
Catch of the Day Socks 230
Fish socks has a continuous scale pattern across the body of the fish, an eye socket so you know where to sew on the eyes, fins, and curled lips! Knit cuff down with heel flap. Sizes Child’s Large/Woman's Small, Woman's Medium, Woman's Large/Men's Small. Designed by Emma Bermudez of originalknitwear.
Alaya Top 123
Eyelet lace pullover top worked flat. Uses the simplest of shapes and easiest of textures with basic stitches, according to the designer, who says it is suitable for beginners. Length is easily adjustable Sizes XS/S, M/L, XL/2XL. Designed by April Miller. Worsted weight yarn.
Slightly Slanted Fingerless Mitts 127
Fingerless mitts knit in one piece with construction to create bias section that looks great in self-striping yarn. Looks like it uses one skein of sock fingering weight yarn. Designed by Sybil Ra
Pomper Jumper 122
Poncho-style, cropped sweater top with ruffled armholes. Sizes Bust 143 ( 147, 156, 162 )( 171, 180 ) cm/ 56.25 ( 57.75, 61.5, 63.75 )( 67.25, 70.75 )” Aran weight yarn. Designed by Irene Lin.
Andy Teddy Bear 146
All pieces of Teddy Bear are knitted flat on regular straight needles. Almost any type of yarn can be used to make this Andy Bear but will affect size. Size approx 30 cm (11.8 in) tall from head to toe and approx 21 cm (8.3 in) when seated using DK weight yarn. Designed by EasyKnittingPatterns.