Free knitting patterns recently added to In the Loop Knitting including sweaters, baby blankets, toys, baby clothese, ponchos, and more. Most patterns are free. Updated 5/15/23
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Reversible mini skirt with an 8 round repeat texture is very easy to make according to the designer, and you can adjust it to suit your body. Sizes XS - S - M - L - XL - 2XL. Both the width of the waistband, and the length of the skirt can be easily altered. DK weight yarn. Designed by Wiam's Crafts. Web version is free.
- Get the free knitting pattern - web version
- Buy the PDF knitting pattern at Etsy
- Get the recommended Lion Brand Mandala yarn
- See more Skirt Knitting Patterns
Round little pig amigurumi toy or ornament with halo and wings so it can become an angel or proverbial flying pig. Knit flat. Aran weight yarn. Designed by Anjé Esterhuizen.
Not Your Average Sweater
Exquisite cable and lace long-sleeved women's pullover features a diamond lace and cable design. Sizes XS (S) M (L) Bulky weight yarn. Designed by Fraya
Desert Bloom Tunic
Lace short sleeved tunic length pullover sweater wit floral lace on yoke and hem. Designed by Berroco. Sizes To Fit Bust: 76cm/30in to 127cm/50in. Aran weight yarn.
Nautical-themed set includes cute hat, cozy blanket, stylish jacket with booties. Blanket: 60cm wide x 100cm long, Jacket, Hat & Bootees: 0 Months to 24 Months. Designed by Paintbox Yarns. DK weight yarn.
New Born Puppy
Puppy dog softie knitted flat and joined as you go. Finished Size: Body length (not including the tail) measures 23cm/ 9in long. Designed by Claire Garland who also offers a course for purchase to teach how to knit this puppy. Pattern may only be free for a limited time.
Cape style poncho knit flat with a color that is picked up and fastened with ties. I would use I-cord for the ties instead of the crochet in the in instructions. Bulky yarn. Designed by Lion Brand.
More Free Patterns
Stanley Baby Blanket
Easy baby blanket knit with a 2 row repeat bordered with garter stitch. It looks easy enough for beginners and there is also a video tutorial. Super Bulky weight yarn. Designed by Snufflebean Yarn.
Arrow Lace Tank
Sleeveless child's tank top with a 4 row arrow lace pattern on the bottom and 6 row repeat garter eyelet on the bodice. Child Sizes 2 (4, 6, 8, 10, 12, 14) years. DK weight yarn. Designed by Premier Yarns Design Team.
- Get the free knitting pattern
- See the Ravelry page
- Get the recommended Premier Yarns Cotton Sprout yarn at Amazon
- See more Baby and Child Top Knitting Patterns
Women's pullover sweater with lace and twisted stitches across the shoulders and bodice. Knit sideways from center to cuff and then joined with visible seams. Sizes Bust: 38 (41, 44, 47, 50, 53, 56, 59, 62, 65)”. DK weight yarn. Designed by Courtney Spainhower for Universal Yarn.
- Get the free knitting pattern
- Get the recommended Universal Yarn Wool Pop yarn on Amazon
- See more Lace Yoke Top Knitting Patterns
Laurence Baby Blanket
Baby blanket with easy lace motif that resembles dainty blooms, playful arrows, or whimsical houses. DK weight yarn. Designed by Vicky Chan Designs.
Summer Breeze Cardigan
Striped and color blocked cardigan knit in three colors with a 6 row repeat texture. Sizes 32-34 36-38 40-42 44-46. DK weight yarn. Designed by Mary Maxim.
Pleated Baby Skirt
Easy baby skirt with pleated rib waistband and pleated ruffle hem. Knit in the round, this is perfect for self-striping or self-patterning yarn. Sizes: 3-6, 12, 18 months. Uses one skein 100 grams of DK yarn. Florals Skirt 7296P Designed by Mary Maxim
Tabitha the Destash Kitty
Cat plushie designed to use up leftover yarn. You'll need around 50m for a DK or Fingering weight yarn and a bit more for chunkier wools. Sizes Fingering weight 10cm/4in high, DK 14cm/5.5in high, Aran/Worsted 20cm/8in high. Designed by Penny Connor.
Giraffe Sock Toy
Thora Bey designed this giraffe stuffie as a simpler version of based on Bobbi Padgett's sock toy pattern (listed elsewhere on this post). Finished size: DK: 13 ½ inches Worsted: 15 inches. Designed by Thora Bey
Patterns for Purchase
Adorable little baby toys that are also great wash cloths and security blankies. Individual patterns for Teddy Bear, Duck, Frot, and Bunny. Size 11.5 x 11.5". Worsted weight yarn. Great use for leftover scrap and stash yarn.