Free knitting patterns recently added to In the Loop Knitting including cardigans, baby clothes, scarves, blankets, cowls, and more. Most patterns are free. Updated 1/15/24
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Mrs Winter's Beanies and Neck Collar
Hat in two versions, one knit with cables, the other in stockinette, and matching collar cowl with cables. Bulky weight yarn. Designed by Yvonne Hugo.
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14 Color Stripe Scarf
Striped scarf knit in 7 striped sections, knit with a 2 row repeat slipped stitch garter rib, with 4 row stripes of two colors per section. Designed for 14 colors it's great for stash-busting Bulky weight yarn. It looks like you need about 30 yards per color. Caron X Patone Stripe Scarf designed by Yarnspirations
Easy woman's cardigan with a 6 row repeat chevron border that is knit with the front pieces so there is no picking up stitches. Sizes Bust: 32 to 72" / 82 to 183 cm. Bulky weight yarn. Designed by Berroco Design Team
Wrap knit as a rectangle of 2 row repeat Fisherman's Rib and then fastened in front to make a capelet. Super Bulky weight yarn. Designed by Berroco Design Team.
Women's Sweaters Ebook
Set of 4 knitting patterns including Easy Oversized Eyelet Cardigan knit into 2 row repeat and no picking up stitches, Ladies Lace Shrug in 4 row repeat, Ladies A-Line Sleeveless Top, Raglan Boatneck Jumper with elbow-length sleeves. Sizes for all patterns 80cm/32in to 110cm/44in. Worsted weight yarn. Lincraft Cotton 8ply Yarn Tropics Gatefold.
One skein lace half-circle shawl knitted from the top down in four sections of a repeating lace pattern. Knit with one skein of sock/fingering yarn. Designed by Ksenia Naidyon for Life Is Cozy
Tailored cardigan coat with double-breasted empire waist, A-line silhouette, a carefully shaped collar, and clever piping-effect welting and I-cord. Aran weight yarn. Sizes To Fit Bust: 32in to 58in. Designed by Alice Halbeisen.
Women's v-neck pullover sweater knit with a cluster stitch in an 8 row repeat. Sizes To Fit Bust: 81cm/32in to 127cm/50in. Lace weight yarn. Designed by Erika Knight.
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Galvanized Steel Shawl, Hat, and Cowl
Matching wrap, hat, and neckwarmer knit in a cable motif reminiscent of a chain link fence. Hat in 3 sizes. Cowl in 2 sizes. Shawl is one size but easily customized. Worsted weight yarn. Designed by Alecia Hornfeldt.
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Starling Hat and Cowl Set
Knit in a two color four round repeat linen stitch, this matching hat and neckwarmer has easy texture and color. DK weight yarn. Designed by Aubrey Busek.
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Tip Toes Socks
An 8 round repeat lace pattern creates a naurally pretty rippled cuff on these cuff down heel flap socks. 3 sizes. Fingering weight yarn. Designed by Jane Burns
Triangular cowl features a deep, roomy neck with a stylish pointed front with a twisted stitch design creating a lovely combination of a shawl and a cowl. Bulky weight yarn. Designed by Rachel Brockman.
Button Stitch Baby Cardigan
Seamless baby cardigan knit top down with Estonian Button Stitch for texture. No picking up stitches. Size 0-6 months. Designed by Knit Paint Sew. DK weight yarn. Web version is free.
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Stashbuster Stripe Dishcloths
Instructions for 5 different dishcloths including Seed Spot Dishcloth with 1 row repeat, Garter Rib Dishcloth with 2 row repeat, Striped Mitred Square Dishcloth, Lafrowda Dishcloth, and Stashbuster Stripe Dishcloth. Great for stash busting scarp yarn. Sizes from 7.25 inches to 8.25 inches square. Worsted weight yarn. Designed by Sheila Ralston.
One skein fingerless mitts knit with a 6 round repeat lace faux cable pattern. Uses one skein of Fingering weight yarn. Designed by Heidi Alander
Saluki dog toy stuffie knit flat on two needles. Size 27cm (11 in). Designed by Amanda Berry for Woolbox. DK weight yarn.
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Four Square Baby Afghan
Baby blanket created from four blocks knit on the bias in garter stitch in self-striping yarn so it creates diagonal stripes. Knitting in two shades and assembled as shown creates a three-dimensional optical illusion effect. Size About 35 x 35 in. (89 x 89 cm). DK weight yarn. Designed by Bobbie Fitzgerald. A kit is also available.
Free Baby Bunny Newborn Prop Onesie and Bonnet
Baby bunny outfit set perfect for newborn photos including a onesie and bonnet with bunny ears. Web version is free. PDF is for purchase. Lace weight yarn. Designed by Briana K Designs.
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Coco the Yorkshire Terrier
Adorable toy dog stuffie knit flat. Height: 20 cm 8in tall. DK weight yarn. Designed by Amanda Berry.
Diamond Panel Blanket
Sampler blanket knit with panels of different diamond textures in knit and purl stitches. The completed blanket will measure 82cm x 98 cm. This is a written pattern and does not include a chart. Aran weight yarn. Designed by KnitSewMake
Stitch In Time Blanket
Commemorate your year with this blanket of mitered squares. It's made up of twelve blocks that to reflect the twelve months of the year. Each block has nine mitered squares you can use to remind you of that particular month. The blocks are then bordered and seamed together. Great for stash busting scrap Fingering weight yarn. Designed by Kay F Jones
Next in Line Wrap Scarf
Five colors of sock yarn, lots of soothing garter stitch, and a fun log cabin construction create a striking unisex scarf that's also a great stash buster. Fingering weight yarn. Designed by Bonnie Sennott.
Con Brio Cowl and Mitts Set
Matching cowl and fingerless mitts featuring a wavy lace pattern. The cowl also adds in other lace sections for more interst. Cowl in 3 sizes, knit with DK weight yarn. Mitts in one size in Sport yarn. Designed by Bonnie Sennott.
Dancing unicorns, hearts, and stars in knit and purl stitches. 3 sizes. Aran weight yarn. Designed by KnitSewMake