Free knitting patterns recently added to In the Loop Knitting including children's sweaters, scarves, hats, blankets, cowls, and more. Most patterns are free. Updated 1/8/24
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Garter stitch scarf knit with eyelets for an i-cord drawstring and points at the ends. The color pattern was achieved through the pooling of the multicolored yarn the designer used. Sport weight yarn. Designed by Melody Johnson
What, Like It's Hard? Beret
One skein pink cable beret hat inspired by the movie Legally Blonde features the argyle pattern popular at the time of the movie reimagined in cables the way that Elle was able to put her own spin on things. 4 Sizes. Uses one skein 175 - 200 yards (160 - 183 m) Worsted weight yarn. Designed by Alexandra Weston for Knitty
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Love in a Windmill Scarf
Oversized scarf featuring beautiful seed stitch diamonds bordered by lace blades inspired by windmills. Super Bulky weight yarn. Designed by Lindsey Faciane.
Sugar Rush Children’s Sweater
An adorable child's pullover with lace ruffles at cuff, collar, and hem, and optional hearts added with duplicate stitch. Sizes 2, 4, 6, 8-10 years, Worsted weight yarn. Designed by Lirio.knits for Hobbii. A kit is also available.
Vicki's Wiggly Baby Blanket
Cushy baby blanket with a ruffled texture created by a short-row rib pattern in a 2 row repeat. Size about 24” by 32”, but easy to make in a large size. Quick knit bulky weight yarn. Designed by Vicki Monthei.
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Flat Knit Slipper Socks
Easy striped slippers knit flat in garter stitch on 2 straight needles and seamed. Video tutorial included. Worsted weight yarn. Designed by Annanitato Lolo.
Diamond lace and cable poncho knit flat in two pieces. Stitches picked up for neckband. Sizes XS to 4X. DK weight yarn. Designed by Berroco Design Team.
Plaid scarf knit with horizontal garter stripes with slip stitch columns. The vertical stripes are then added as surface stitching over the slip stitches. Blue Worsted weight yarn. Designed by Irina Poludnenko.
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Froggy Feet Socks
Fun and easy to knit cuff down heel flap sock pattern with cute frog faces.Sizes S, M, L. Fingering weight yarn. Designed by Firefly Fiber Arts Studio.
Anais Tablet and Glasses Covers
Lace sleeve in two sizes for E-Reader Case and Glasses Case knit with a 12 row repeat. Knit with one ball 55 - 82 yards (50 - 75 m) of DK weight yarn. Designed by Kelly Menzies.
Shells and Stripes Infinity Scarf
Ocean themed cowl knitted in the round with alternating sections of lace-themed shells and simple nautical stripes. Wear the scarf looped once for a flowing look or wrap it twice for added warmth. Fingering weight yarn. Designed by Brownie Knits.
Mini Gansey Sweater
Child sized pullover featuring a variety of traditional fisherman gansey motifs including basketweave, diamonds, beaded rib, and more. Sizes 2 (3/4, 5/6, 7/8, 9/10) years. Worsted weight yarn. Designed by Lena Skvagerson.
Heart of Yarn Dishcloth
This knitter themed dishcloth or afghan block features a heart created of wound yarn with a strand coming from the original yarn ball. You could also use this motif in other projects like sweaters, blankets, and more. Great gift for knitters! Nr. 716 Heart of yarn 65 stitches designed by Lotte Nielsen.
Quick colorful hat knit with clustered Fireflowers stitches in a variegated yarn on a contrasting background. The Fireflowers may look difficult but are worked with only one color each round; and they only require 30 yards/metres of contrast yarn, so it's great for leftover yarn. Designed by Alison Jarvis for Knitty. Quick knit in bulky weight yarn.
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Matching striped scarf and fingerless mitts knit in garter stitch. Both are knit sideways. Any weight yarn. Designed Milena Juhola.
Hexagon Baby Blanket
Six-sided baby blanket or lap blanket knit with six triangle wedges in garter stitch. Using self-striping or gradient yarn adds extra color dimension. Size About 40 in. (101.5 cm) from point to point. Designed by Jodi Lewanda. DK weight yarn. A kit is also available.
Star Style Cardigan
Patchwork cardigan knit in intarsia squares of seed stitch. Designed for 6 different colors, it's great for stash busting. Designed by Lion Brand. Super Bulky weight yarn.
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Wynter Chill Hooded Cape
Buttoned front poncho cape with generous hood and a unique feature -- the optional inside cowl that is very easily knitted into the garment. Providing additional warmth, the inner cowl is buttoned on the side which allows a smooth seamless appearance. 5 Sizes. Bulky weight yarn. Designed by WomanOnTheWater
Heart Carseat Baby Blanket
Baby blanket with cable heart on stockinette background with cable and lace border, sized for baby car seat carriers. DK weight yarn. Designed by PrettyHandCraft
Amigurumi Knit Baby Doll
Easy adorable baby doll knit flat on 2 needles with basic stitches. The Baby without hat measures 6.5 inches tall. Designed by Amy Gaines. Worsted weight yarn.
Poncho knit flat with a variety of simple textures. There is no shaping and all patterns are created using the knit and purl stitch. You need to able to cast/bind on and off, and knit and purl and sew up. Suitable for confident beginner. Bulky weight yarn. Designed by Heather Corcoran of TheLonelySea.
Art Deco Hat
Inspired by the decorative lead glass windows of the Art Deco Era, this colorful hat features stripes and short row waves on a contrasting background. Aran weight yarn. Designed by Steffi Hochfellner. Available in English and German