Free knitting patterns recently added to In the Loop Knitting including sweaters, slippers, baby blankets, toys, baby sets, and more. Most patterns are free. Updated 5/22/23
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Women's cardigan with wide sleeves knit with garter stitch and drop stitch stripes in 4 colors. Sizes 32/34 (36/38, 40/42, 44/46)“. Sport weight yarn. Short Cardigan S10525 designed by Evelyn Hase for Schachenmayr.
- Get the free knitting pattern
- See the Ravelry page
- Get the recommended Schachenmayr Catania yarn
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Adult Cuffed Bootie Slippers
Quick slipper boots knit flat. 2 sizes. You can use either 2 strands of worsted weight yarn or Super Bulky yarn. Designed by Janis Frank who allows you to sell any of the arm warmers, gloves or mitts you make from this pattern. Web version is free.
- Get the free knitting pattern - web version. Scroll down the target page to see the pattern.
- Buy the PDF knitting pattern at Etsy
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Free for a Limited Time Not sure how long this is free. Lace shawl with pockets. Designed by Patricia Liefeld for Expression Fiber Arts.
- Get the Rhay Shawl knitting pattern. Just add to cart and complete checkout without payment info to receive the download.
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Country Garden Top
Free through Spring 2023Sleeveless top with lace in the yoke. Sizes S (M, L) 34-36 (38-40, 42-44). Worsted weight yarn. Designed by Amanda Hester Smith.
Contrast Trim Cardigan and Top
Matching pinstripe cardigan and sleeveless top with shoulder straps. Sizes to fit bust XS/S 28-34" [71-86.5 cm] to 4/5XL 56-62" [142-157.5 cm]. Worsted weight yarn. Designed by Caron.
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- Get the free TOP knitting pattern
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Selma Women's Pullover
Easy women's sweater knit flat in garter stitch with ribbed cuffs. The pattern does include crochet finish for the neckband but you could replace with a nice bind-off. Sizes 32/34 (36/38, 40/42, 44/46, 48/50)". DK weight yarn. Selma Women's Pullover, S10760 designed by Schachenmayr Design Team.
Dino Hatch Blanket
A baby dinosaur hatches out of its egg on this adorable baby blanket. Size Approx 40” [101.5 cm ] square. Quick knit in Super Bulky weight yarn. Designed by Bernat.
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Lace baby set including cardigan, hat, and blanket. Size: 6 9/12 18/24 months. Designed by Mary Maxim. DK weight yarn.
Agata Leg Warmers
Ribbed leg warmers with i-cord ties. Designed by we are knitters. Fingering weight yarn. Available in English, French, German, Italian, Polish, Spanish
Seed Stitch Stripe Sweaters
Pullover sweater for women and men with seed stitch texture and stripes. Women's has a split wrapover collar and men's has a turtleneck. Women’s Sizes XS to XL. Men's Sizes S to XL. Designed by Patons. Worsted weight yarn.
Red Hot Sweater Jacket
Easy shawl collared cardigan knit flat in garter stitch and seamed. No picking up stitches. Designer says it's suitable for beginners. Sizes 37 (39, 43, 46) in. Bulky weight yarn. Designed by Mari Lynn Patrick for Lion Brand. Pictured projects by blucoyote using Noro yarn and the designer.
Central Cable Sweater
Women's pullover sweater with mock turtleneck color, elbow length sleeves and cable pattern down the front. Knit flat. Sizes Finished Bust - About 35 (39, 42, 47, 50) in. (89 (99, 106.5, 119.5, 127) cm). Bulky weight yarn. Level 3 Knit Pullover designed by Mari Lynn Patrick for Lion Brand.
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- Get the recommended Lion Brand Lion's Pride Woolspun yarn
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Easy dog stuffie toy knit flat. Size: approx 8" tall. Rated easy by Ravelrers. DK weight yarn. Designed by Raynor Gellatly
Cabled beret or tam hat. Also includes a chart for the matching scarf. Designed by Jillian Newhall. Uses about one skein 50 grams of DK weight yarn.
The Daleks Have the TARDIS Mittens
Now free! The pattern is a basic mitten pattern with intarsia colorwork motifs of Daleks and the T.A.R.D.I.S. Designed Brown House of Maple.
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Zig-Zag Reversible Baby Blanket
Easy reversible baby blanket knit with zigzag texture stripes of moss stitch, stockinette, and reverse stockinette. Designed by Tatiana Madan for Craftyssimo. Aran weight yarn.
Wrapped Up in Cables Sweater Scarf
Cozy scarf with sleeves that is adorned with a leaf-like lace and surrounding cables. Wrap it around your neck like a normal scarf, insert your arms into the cuffs and pull down the section around your neck. 3 Sizes Worsted weight yarn. Designed by Knitatude.
This adorable toy octopus with bobble suckers is constructed using medium weight yarn which makes it approx. 5.5” tall. However, any size yarn and needle size could be substituted to vary its size. The body is knit in the round while the arms are knitted flat. The pattern is 6 pages long and includes photos to assist you. Designed by Heather Kumpf.
- See more pics and get the knitting pattern on Etsy
- Or get the knitting pattern at Annies
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Seed Basketweave Baby Blanket
Easy blanket with a woven look texture alternating stockinette and seed stitch using just knit and purl stitches. Ideal for beginners. Measurements: 77.5cm x 77.5cm | 30.5" x 30.5" but looks like it would be easy to customize. Aran weight yarn. Designed by Tatiana Madan for Craftyssimo.
ROFL Fish Hat
Full fish balaclava that can be worn as costume or for fun. Your face peeks out of the fish's mouth. 3 sizes. Bulky weight yarn. Designed by Linda Schmidt.