Free knitting patterns recently added to In the Loop Knitting including men's and women's sweaters, blankets, hats, and more. Most patterns are free. Updated 1/2/24
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Woman's pullover sweater with dramatic cables and wide boat neck. Sizes actual bust 86cm to 122cm / 34 inches to 49 inches. Super Chunky weight yarn. Designed by Erika Knight
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- Get the recommended Rowan Big Wool yarn
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Hat, Wrist and Leg Warmers
Matching slouchy hat, fingerless mitts, and leg warmers, all knit flat in a 2 row repeat Shaker Rib. Bulky weight yarn. Hat, Wrist and Leg Warmers in Schachenmayr Silk Wool 1921
Modern Log Cabin Blanket
Quilt inspired throw knit in garter stitch rectangles. Designed for 9 colors, it's a perfect stash buster for Super Bulky weight yarn. Size: Approx 50" [127 cm] square. Designed by Bernat.
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- Get the recommended Bernat Blanket O'Go Yarn
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Classic matching pullovers with generous ribbed turtleneck collars for women and men. Sizes Women 71cm/28in to 117cm/46in Men 81cm/32in to 127cm/50in. Aran weight yarn. Patons Mens and Womens Sweater in Dream Light.
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Lace wristers knit with an 8 round repeat. Uses less than one skein 175 - 197 yards (160 - 180 m) of Fingering weight yarn. Designed by Gesine Wiemer. Available in English and German
Instructions for 4 different dishcloths knit in easy slip stitch colorwork, one color per row. Uses just 50 yards of each color so it's great for stash busting. Size 10 inch square. Worsted weight yarn. Designed by Bart Larsen. May only be free for a limited time.
Rippled striped blanket with lace and garter ridges. Size Approx. 43”x 50”. Worsted weight yarn. Designed by Knitting Unlimited
Fanad Head Vest
Sleeveless pullover vest or top with drop shoulders, boat neck, textured yoke and hem. Sizes: 31 inches to 50 inches. Designed by Bonnie Dean. Aran weight yarn.
Capture a moment in time by knitting a mood blanket that’s unique to you! Like temperature blankets, you will work rows a day. However, instead of color being based on temperatures, here you will choose a color that matches how you’re feeling. Expecting a baby or planning a wedding? Count down the days with a mood blanket! Worsted weight yarn. Designed by Erica Jackofsky.
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Ring Bearer Pillow
An embossed heart in purl stitches graces the top of this small pillow knit flat with lace border knit separately and sewn on. Also would make a beautiful sachet. Size Cushion 10 x 10cm. Uses one skein of DK weight yarn. Designed by Sarah Murray.
Sleeveless vest knit with an 8 row repeat short row garter stitch pattern that creates a rippled design with knit in three colorways. Gorgeous showcase for multicolor yarn. Aran yarn. Sizes Bust (closed) 40 (43)in/101.5 (109). Noro Garter Stitch Jacket in Silk Garden.
Collared capelet poncho with folded over collar and lace ruffle knit sideways in garter stitch and shaped with short rows. Aran weight yarn. Designed by Tracey Withanee.
Noro Heart Blanket
Throw blanket created of squares with intarsia hearts, knit with multicolor yarn. Size 51 x 56"/129.5 x 142cm.. Aran weight yarn. Designed by Noro.
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- Get the recommended Noro Kureyon yarn at Amazon
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Womens Lace Pullover
Sweater with 8 row repeat chevron lace front, back, and mock turtleneck collar, with stockinette elbow length sleeves. Sizes To Fit Bust: 32in to 54in. Worsted weight yarn. Womens Lace Pullover in Plymouth Yarn Cashmere De Cotone 3009.
Pirates and Parrot Finger Puppets
Easy puppets fit to be your best mateys. Great for scrap yarn. Size: 8.5cm (3in) tall by 5.5cm (2in) wide. DK weight yarn. Designed by Angela Turner
Reverb Stripes Cardigan
Men's striped cardigan with with graduated stripes and v-neck. Sizes 28 to 62 in. / 71 to 157 cm. Designed by Nicole Winer. Worsted weight yarn. A kit is also available.
Easy slightly slouchy hat knit with 2 round repeat texture. Suitable for men and women. 2 sizes Adult S/M (L/XL). Sport weight yarn. Man's Hat in Schachenmayr Catania Denim S9353. Available in English, Dutch, French, German
Bruce the Shark Jumper
Baby and child sized sweater with Jaws inspired shark on the front and buttons at the shoulders for easy dresing. Sizes 41 - 61cm, 16 - 24ins, about Newborn to 5 years. DK weight yarn. Designed by Yarnsmiths
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Unisex pullover for adults or children features a shawl collar on front panel of seed stitch. Sizes: Adult 38 to 66”/ 96.5 to 167.5 cm. Child sizes baby to kid's 14. Aran weight yarn. Designed by Megan Gonzalez
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Women's cardigan worked from the bottom up with a lacy lower body, high empire waist, short or 3/4 length sleeves and seamless shoulders. Sizes: 27.5 in (70 cm) / 54 in (137cm). Designed by MariaOlsonDesigns. Sport Weight yarn.
Ingenious fingerless cuffs with an i-cord loop that acts as a thumb divider. Knit with a slipped stitch cable pattern. 5 sizes to fit kids and adults. Worsted weight yarn. Designed by Kansas City designer Carina Spencer.
Del Rey Peplum Tank
Sleeveless pullover tank top with a flattering pleated peplum. Sizes to Fit Bust: 28 in to 46 in. Designed by Gorillaknits. Worsted weight yarn. A kit is also available.
Bobby Satchel, Pencil Case and Hat
Matching child's seed stitch satchel with matching pencil case and bobble hat make a super smart set of accessories for going back to school. Sizes Satchel: 20cm x 25cm, Pencil Case: 21cm x 9cm, Hat: 0 - 6 Years. DK weight yarn. Designed by Debbie Bliss