Free knitting patterns recently added to In the Loop Knitting including blankets, women's sweaters, baby clothes, scarves, cowls, and more. Most patterns are free. Updated 1/29/24
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Fingerless mitts knit with a 8round repeat lace stitch with ribbed cuffs. Uses less than one skein of Fingering weight yarn. Designed by TashaLouiza MC
Empire waist pullover sweater with flared ribbed sleeves and lower body. Worsted weight yarn. Sizes To Fit Bust: 32in to 50in / 81cm to 128cm. Designed by Robin Melanson.
Bouquet for Usha Scarf
Lace scarf with bouquets of wrapped stitches and chains of buds set in diamond lattice lace. Fingering weight yarn. Designed by Knittingsworth Design.
The Retreat Throw
4 row repeat blanket that combines lace knitting and slip stitches for a comfortable yet elegant result for a cozy yet lightweight afghan. Designed by Leelee Knits. Worsted weight yarn. Web version is free.
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Bandana cowl can be worn over or under shirts and jackets to add neck warmth without bulk. Knit in a one-by-one twisted rib, the frilly cast on along the neck is mirrored in the picot bind off at the bottom edge. Uses one skein 130 - 140 yards (119 - 128 m) of Sport weight yarn. Designed by Alia Luria. May only be free for a limited time.
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Quilt-inspired pinwheel blanket constructed of garter stitch squares with triangles of color. Size About 40 in. square. Designed by Tori Gurbisz for Premier Yarns. Worsted weight yarn.
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Elliston Baby Cardigan
Easy baby cardigan knit seamlessly from the top down with mostly knit stitches. No picking up stitches. Sizes Newborn(3 months,6 months,9-12 months, 18-24 months,2-3 years,4-6 years). Designed by Taiga Hilliard. Aran weight yarn. Pictured project by Kejbica
Pink Lace Blanket
Easy blanket knit with a 4 row repeat lace stitch. Size Approx 36" x 48" [91.5 x 122 cm]. Designed by Bernat. DK weight yarn.
Shukriya means “Thank You” in the Urdu language. Cable and lace cowl alternating sections of 8 round single cable texture and and 8 round floral eyelet lace. Uses one skein of fingering weight yarn. Designed by Handmade By Zan Designs.
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Amazing Log Cabin Blanket
Quilt inspired throw knit in striped blocks pieced together in log cabin construction. 2 Sizes. Sport weight yarn. Designed by Anna Valles for Purl Soho.
Easy turban style headband knit with flat with a 1 row repeat, then twisted and seamed. Uses one skein of red velvet Bulky weight yarn. Designed by Quail Studio.
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Cable and Rib Neckwarmer
Buttoned scarf cowl knit in a 12 row repeat ribbed cable on rib background that means it's reversible. Uses one skein of DK weight yarn. Designed by Mary Maxim.
Matching hat, fingerless mitts, and cowl knit flat in garter stitch is perfect for beginners or any level looking for an easy project. Worsted weight yarn. One Skein Garter Set designed by Amy Gunderson.
Baby Selmer Onesie and Booties
Matching baby romper onesie and booties, bib front with straps, knit in garter stitch. 0/1 - 3/6 months. DK weight yarn. Designed by Trine Lise Høyseth. Available in English and Norwegian
Side Cable Pullover
Sleeves with fisherman’s rib cable elevate this classic woman's raglan yoke sweater knit seamelessly from the top down with optional bust darts for additional shaping. Sizes 32” (81 cm) to 63” (160 cm). Worsted weight yarn. Designed by Lauren Savidge. Web version is free.
Easy yet unique scarf knit in staggered rectangles of garter stitch created by binding off and casting on after each color. Designed for 8 colors it's great for stash-busting or mini skeins Fingering weight yarn. Designed by SKEINO LLC
Early Bird and Worm
This early chicken has caught a friendly worm in its basket. Knit flat. Hat is crochet. DK weight yarn. Early Chicken designed by Mint Village.
Seed Stitch Knot Bag
Easy bag with handles the slip through each other to close the purse. Knit flat in two pieces with 2 row repeat seed stitch. You will need to know basic stitches and be able to cast off in the middle of a row to create the handles. Suitable for beginners according to designer. Size Body of Bag (excluding straps) 8" [20.5 cm] tall x 10¾" [27.5 cm] wide. Bulky weight yarn. Designed by Bernat. A kit is also available.
Bonus Patterns for Purchase
High Tide Sweater
Woman's v-neck sweater in garter stitch with statement crossover rib neckband. Sizes : 32 to 54 inches / 81cm to 137cm. Chunky weight yarn. Designed by Sirdar. A kit is also available.
Duckling Knitting Pattern
Baby ducks in dungarees knitted flat on 2 single pointed knitting needles. Size Height - 16-18cm / 7 inches. Designed by GrayBearAkswokrat.
V Neck Collared Sweater
Woman's long-sleeved pullover sweater with ribbed central panel framed by pretty cables which also feature on the sleeve. Sizes : 32 to 54 inches / 81cm to 137cm. Aran weight yarn. Designed by Sirdar. A kit is also available.
One skein unisex hat for men and women featuring small and large cables. Uses one skein 120yds super chunky yarn. Designed by Camexia Designs