Free knitting patterns recently added to In the Loop Knitting including Valentine's Day ideas, cardigans, hats, scarves, shawls, blankets, and more. Most patterns are free. Updated 1/30/23
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Free until February 28, 2023 Versatile daffodil flower designed as a bookmark but can also be used as decoration, a gift bow. Even add a small handle and it becomes a fairy teacup. DK weight yarn. Designed by Natasha Hanson.
- Get the Daffodil Bookmark knitting pattern. Click "Buy Now" on the pattern page and, if the offer is still good, the price will be zeroed out.
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Free for a Limited Time Not sure how long this is free. Matching set of headband, cowl, and fingerless mitts featuring a lace floral motif of the allium plant with a petal border. Designed by Johanna Huck for Expression Fiber Arts.
- Get the Allium knitting pattern. Just add to cart and complete checkout without payment info to receive the download.
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Free until February 14, 2023 Norwegian style mittens with heart flowers. DK weight yarn. Mielitietty designed by Tiina Väätäinen.
- Get the Mielitietty knitting pattern. Click "Buy Now" on the pattern page and, if the offer is still good, the price will be zeroed out.
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Peachy Perfect Cowl
This cowl is knit with simple lace sections and a stockinette striped section with contrasting stripes between sections. Designed for 5 colors, it's perfect for stash busting or mini skeins. Designed by Debbie Ford.
Wrap cardigan sweater knit with an 8 row repeat slipped stitch texture with asymmetric front and ties. Sizes XS (S) M (L) XL (2XL) 3XL. Designed by Thea Vesterby for Filcolana. Available in English, Danish, German, Norwegian, Swedish
F967 Cable and Rib Heart Hat
Beanie knit with cabled hearts alternating with rib texture. Uses one skein of DK weight yarn. Designed by Plymouth Yarn Design Studio
Baby Heart Hats
Individual patterns for baby hats and headbands with heart motifs including Double Heart Pom Hat, Heart Earflap Hat, Gathered Heart Hat, Be My Valentine Heart Headband, and Be My Valentine Hat. Web patterns for one size is free. More sizes and a printable pdf are available for purchase. Sizes available 0-3 months, 6 months, 12 months, 2T +. Designed by Cassie at Little Red Window.
- Get the free Double Heart Pom Hat knitting pattern for size 0-3 months
- Get the free Heart Earflap Hat knitting pattern for size 6 months
- Get the free Gathered Heart Hat knitting pattern for size 12 months
- Get the free Heart Headband knitting pattern for size 6 months
- Get the free Be My Valentine Hat knitting pattern for size 12 months
- Get printable pdfs with sizes 0-3 months, 6 months, 12 months, & 2T+ on Etsy
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Knitted Yarn Bag
Basket tote with knit in handles perfect for your carrying your knitting projects. Size Height: 7.5 inches (19 cm). Designed by Sys Fredens for Hobbii. Fingering weight yarn.
More Free Patterns
Easy tee top with stylish yet fun fringe at bodice and sleeves. Knit flat with what looks like a 2 row repeat rib stitch. Worsted weight yarn. Designed by we are knitters
Happy Smiley Socks
Socks knit top down with an after thought heel with smiley emoji embroidered on the heel. Designed by Lindsay Degen. May only be free for a limited time.
Right Turn Shawl
Triangular shawl knit from the top down with horizontal stripes in a garter stitch section contrasted with slipped stitch vertical stripes in the other sections (only one color per row!). Designed by Amy Gunderson for Universal Yarn. DK weight yarn.
Slippers knti flat on 2 needles and seamed. The marled colors are creating by knitting with 2 strands of worsted or dk weight yarn held together to make it Bulky weight and a quick knit. Designed by Whitney Hayward. May only be free for a limited time.
Cocoon cardigan is knit flat in one piece with a 6 row repeat texture, with the lower edging added on. The collar features a 6-row repeat reversible cable with ribbing, so it looks great no matter how it's folded. Sizes XS[S, M, L, 1X, 2X, 3X, 4X, 5X]. Designed by Amy Gunderson for Knitty. Aran weight yarn.
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Elegant scarf with a lace pattern reminiscent of feathers or trees. Wear it as a scarf or a shawl – with a width of approx. 44 cm/17 in and a length of approx. 182 cm/72 in, you can wrap up comfortably. The pattern calls for mixing yarns but I think you can use a single strand of worsted weight to get gauge. Scarf, S10969 designed by Heike Krüssel for Schachenmayr.
Garter Stitch Cardigan
Garter stitch cardigan knit flat. Sizes To Fit Bust/Chest: 32/34", 36/38", 40/42". Quick knit in super bulky weight yarn. CY1210 Cardigan in Cygnet Whopper Cotton designed by Cygnet.
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Garter stitch blanket afghan throw knit in log-cabin fashion. A great stash buster depending on how many colors you use. Designed by paula.silva.craft for we are knitters. Quick knit in Super Bulky weight yarn.
Zebra striped sleeveless pullover vest or top. Sizes S, M, L, XL. Quick knit in Super Bulky weight yarn. Designed by Donatella Gonnella for we are knitters
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Rene Fox Hooded Cowl
Cute fox hoodie for all ages with pointed ears and inner cowl for extra warmth that you can embroider with fox face. Knit in gray to make a wolf. Sizes baby/toddler/child/adult. Designed by Muki Crafts.