Knitting patterns inspired by the weather.
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These patterns are not my designs but links to other designers who have generously shared their patterns. If you have questions about how to knit a specific pattern, please contact the designer directly.
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Rain, Rain, Go Away Hat
Slouchy hat with an easy and whimsical stranded umbrella and rain motif. Sizes child/teen (adult small, adult large). Worsted weight yarn. Designed by Laura Reinbach for Knitty
Weather the Weather Hat
Unisex beanie featuring a zigzag stitch pattern inspired by storm fromt symbols on weather maps. Great with variegated or solid color yarn. Sizes X-Small/Child, Small, Medium, Large. Designed by Megan Williams. Worsted weight yarn. Pictured projects by designer and Sayleywayley
Temperature Timepiece Shawl
Record the high temperature of every day in the stripes of this shawl/scarf/blanket with the color of each row based on temperature. Eyelet rows separate the months. Worsted weight yarn. Easy pattern and great for stashbusting. Designed by Andrea Shanti
Double-knit, reversible lightning hat. Fingering weight yarn. Designed by Akaemi Barnett
Over the Rainbow Hat
Adorable rainbow baby hat with little cloud earflaps. Web pattern for 6 months is free. More sizes and a printable pdf are available on Etsy. Designed by Little Red Window.
More Free Patterns
Head in the Clouds Pillow
Cloud shaped cushion approx 19¼ x 14¼" [49 x 36 cm] with embroidered face. Rated easy by the designer and many Ravelrers. Designed by Julia Madill for Yarnspiratons. Use a chenille yarn to give it a fluffy no-stitch texture. Pictured projects by the designer and craftycoug. Super Bulky weight yarn.
Easy Rainbow Pillow
Easy rainbow-shaped plush cushion knit in 2 flat pieces, with simple decreases creating the rainbow shape. Rated easy by designer. Approx 18" [45.5 cm] wide x 13" [33 cm] tall. There's also a crochet version. Quick knit in super bulky yarn.
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Which way is the wind blowing? Compass, and compass needle are knit separately and then sewn onto the pillow with a button in the middle. Aran weight yarn. Size Pillow measures 18" [45.5cm] x 18" [45.5cm]. Designed by Jodi Lewanda for Yarnspirations.
Sunny Nap Pillow
Round cushion cover knit in the round and finished with triangle garter stitch rays. Fits a round pillow, approx. 50 cm = 19 3/4” in diameter. Designed by DROPS Design. Aran weight yarn. Available in English, Danish, French, German, Italian, Spanish, and more
Patterns for Purchase
Striped semicircular rug is a quick knit in super bulky yarn. Finished size 35in x 18in. Designed by Josie Bailey of Peony Knits.
Raindrops & Rainbows Scarf
Easy garter stitch scarf knit sideways. The clouds & raindrops are worked as flat pieces in Stocking Stitch, on a pair of single point needles then stitched onto the finished scarf. Designed by LittleImaginKnits. Chunky yarn.