Free knitting patterns recently added to In the Loop Knitting including cardigans, baby clothes, blankets, home decor, and more. Most patterns are free. Updated 4/2/23
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Hooded sweater in toddler and child sizes with front kangaroo pockets. Sizes To Fit Age: 2 to 6 yrs. Designed by Lion Brand. Uses one skein of the recommended DK weight yarn.
Cabled Cardigan With or Without Sleeves
Women's cabled cardigan with shawl collar and options for sleeveless or long-sleeved versions. Sizes 31 inches to 52 inches/77cm to 132cm. DK weight yarn. Great showcase for gradient or self-striping yarn. Designed by Elle
Tree Cable Dog Sweater
Size adjustable dog sweater pattern, so you can knit from teacup size to Great Dane! Features cable and bobble design on the back that looks like trees. It also looks like there is a hole for the leash. The small size uses just one skein 200 - 250 yards (183 - 229 m) of DK weight yarn. Designed by Yuko Nagakura.
Rusty the Fox
Adorable fox toy stuffie knit flat, though there is an option for knitting legs and tail in the round if you want. Aran weight yarn. Designed by Tricia Wood. Due to illness the designer cannot offer support for the pattern but I'm sure she would appreciate kind words of appreciation for her great designs.
Puppy Toy Basket
Adorable basket with dog face knit flat in garter stitch. Perfect for kid's toys, dog toys, or everyday items. Size Basket measures about 10" [25.5 cm] high, 12" [30.5 cm] wide and 36" [91.5 cm] circumference. Bulky weight yarn. Designed by Heather Lodinsky for Yarnspirations.
Bayport Pillow and Throw Set
Easy blanket and cushion set with a 3 color stripe pattern inspired on a landscape photo we took in Peru. Quick knit in double-stranded Bulky weight yarn. Designed by Chloé Jane Veitenheimer for Blue Sky Fibers
Bandana style cowl knit flat in garter stitch with cable detail. Worsted weight yarn. Designed by Lion Brand.
Short-sleeved women's sweater embellished with a stylish bow. Sizes To fit bust: 87 to 117cm / 35 to 47 inches. DK weight yarn. Designed by Elle Yarn.
Zuma Beginner Blanket and Cushion Set
Beginner matching throw and pillow knit in garter stitch stripes. Designed for at least 4 colors, it's a great stashbuster. Quick knit in Super Bulky weight yarn. Designed by Chloé Elizabeth Birch for West Yorkshire Spinners.
Chevron Scrubby Mitts
Easy striped wash mitts for the bath or the kitchen with a handy hanging loop. Knit flat in a garter stitch chevron stripe. Rated easy by Ravelrers. Worsted weight yarn. Designed by Julie Tarsha for Simply Notable.
An 8 round repeat cable and lace pattern gives this cowl drape and texture. Aran weight yarn. Designed by Martin Storey. Pictured projects by AliInPerth and thecolourfulknit
More Free Patterns
Ottoman or pillow seat knit flat in garter stitch and shaped with short rows. Perfect for a family room, child's room, and more. Size 15"/38cm high, 18"/45.5cm wide, 56"/142cm. Designed by Heather Lodinsky for Red Heart. Aran weight yarn.
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Coastal Fog Pullover
Women's v-neck pullover sweater with front kangaroo pockets. Sizes To Fit Bust: 34in to 54in. Designed by Rae Blackledge for Premier Yarns. Worsted weight.
Truth Hurts Cardigan
Ballet-inspired wrap cardigan sweater knit with chevron lace and ribbing. Sizes 81-86cm/32-34in., 91-97cm/36-38in., 102-107cm/40-42in., 112-117cm/44-46in. Bulky weight yarn. Truth Hurts Cardigan designed by Wool and the Gang. Available in English, French, German
Out Of This World Spaceship
Toy rocket softie originally designed as a Christmas decoration. I replaced the foil insert in the porthole with a child's photo. I think you could also replace with a fun interior spaceship scene from a favorite TV show or movie. The original porthole trim is a wreath. I changed the colors so it would be work year-round. Size Approx 6½” 16.5 cm tall. Designed by Nancy Anderson for Yarnspirations. Fingering weight yarn. Background is one of the James Webb Telescope photos.
Cable and Lace Cowl
Elegant infinity scarf cowl knit flat in cables and lace and grafted. This versatile accessory can be worn looped once or twice for extra warmth. DK weight yarn. Spring at last designed by Nina Talbot.
Shawl collar cardigan knit with an 8 row repeat lace stitch with ribbed collar. Knit seamlessly from the top town. Sizes To Fit Bust: 81cm to 117cm/ 32 inches to 46 inches. Quick knit Bulky weight yarn. Lace Jacket for Women in Debbie Bliss Winter Garden.
Cable Coat and Tote
Cable cardigan coat with matching tote bag. Coat to fit bust 82cm to 107cm / 33in to 43 in. DK weight yarn. Designed by Schachenmayr. Available in English, Dutch, French, German. PDF contains all 4 languages
Striped Baby Cardigan
Baby cardigan with with stripes below a houndstooth checked yoke. Sizes To Fit Baby Size: 0-3, (6-12, 18-24) months. Baby Cardigan in Plymouth Yarn Cashmere De Cotone 3008 Worsted weight yarn.
Carmen Hat and Poncho
Cable poncho with matching peaked newsboy cap with cable. Bulky weight yarn. Designed by Adriafil.
This Blanket Runs On...
Striped sampler throw blanket in colors inspired by the Dunkin Donuts colors with honeycomb, chain stripes, lattice stitch sections as well as garter stitch. Knit in the original colors it's a great gift for coffee lovers or change to your favorite colors. Aran weight yarn. Designed by Taylor Pratt
Keep your hands warm while taking photos, gardening, and other outdoor activities with these easy cozy and functional fingerless mitts with a basketweave texture on the front with a garter stitch palm. Uses 1 skein of Worsted weight yarn. Designed byYarn and Thyme Designs.
Patterns for Purchase
Patchwork Baby Dress
This popular pattern was unavailable for a while but it's back! This baby dress is designed to use up oddments of leftover yarn. The skirt is knitted in faux patchwork with a picot edging hem. Sizes 14″ chest for premature/Newborn, 16″ chest for newborn/3 months, 18″ for 3/6 month old babies and 20″ chest for 6/12 months old.
Science fiction based toy or diorama of an extraterrestrial. Available as pattern or kit. Great stash buster! Designed by Emily Stoneking.
Easy cardigan sweater wrap knit flat with stunning striping and an elegant drape. Designer says it is suitable for beginners. Sizes XS/S, M/L, XL/XXL. Designed by Jane Veitenheimer
Koonce Throw and Pillow
Matching blanket and cushion knit in two colors and two panels, one of cables and the other of garter rib texture. Worsted weight yarn. Designed by Sandi Prosser.