Free knitting patterns recently added to In the Loop Knitting including women's and men's sweaters and tops, hats ponchos, baby clothes, cardigans, and more. Most patterns are free. Updated 6/26/23
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Elegant and flattering shoulder cozy cowl or cropped poncho knit primarily with knit stitches and shaped with short rows. Perfect for summer evenings out! 5 sizes : XS, S, M, L and XL. DK weight yarn. Designed by Durable Yarn.
Cali Cover Up
Lace tunic poncho knit flat with a 6 row repeat lace and dop stitch. Perfect for the beach or layering. Designed by Meghan Ballmer. Sizes XS-5X. Sport weight yarn. Web version is free. A kit is also available.
Looks cute and comfortable to me! Sleeveless cardigan vest with pocket and asymmetrical front closure, knit with a 12 row repeat texture. Sizes XS to 3XL. Aran weight yarn. Oversized Vest with Asymmetrical Front Designed by Deborah Newton for Cascade Yarns.
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Lace triangle shawl with lace design inspired by little buds, just making their way out of the leaves. This pattern is fully charted and written out. Fingering weight yarn. Designed by Joyce Yu
Van Wyck Cardigan
Easy women's cardigan knit with a flattering slightly ruffled border in a contrasting color. Knit flat. No picking up stitches. I think this would be suitable for beginners. Sizes To Fit Bust: 32in to 52in. Main body is knit in Super Bulky weight yarn. Border knit in Worsted weight. Designed by Berroco.
Very easy striped cardigan knit flat in 5 pieces with a ribbed band knit as you go. No picking up stitches. I think this would be suitable for beginners. Sizes Finished Bust About 46 (50, 54, 58) in. (117 (127, 137, 147.5) cm). Quick knit in Bulky weight yarn. Designed by Lion Brand.
Onew Bucket Hat
Reversible bucket hat with a double-knit argyle pattern. Aran weight yarn. Designed by Fiberlous Designs for Knitty.
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Trilli Baby Sweater and Pants Set
Baby pullover and shorts trimmed with lace. Lace is chart only. Sizes 0/3 months, 3/6 months, 6/9 months. Worsted weight yarn. Designed by Sesia Tricot. Available in English and Italian. (Toys in publisher pic are props only.)
Summer Bandana Top
Versatile bandana with straps and ties designed so it can be worn as a top or as a kerchief scarf. Designed by ericagabriellastudio for We Are Knitters. Worsted weight yarn.
Cable and Slip Afghan
Alternating cables framed by slipped stitch borders. Quick knit in bulky weight yarn. Designed by Sherril Steele-Carlin for Cascade Yarns.
Cabled Pullover Top
Zigzag, diamond, and plaited cables create a gorgeous cap sleeved tee top. Sizes To fit bust 31 to 46”/77 to 117 cm. DK weight yarn. 6955 designed by Elle
Lacy Cabled Cape and Headband
Matching shoulder cozy poncho and headband, both knit flat. Cape is knit in a 6 row repeat cable and lace stitch, headband in a 2 row repeat lace. Bulky weight yarn. Designed by Grace Mcewen. Available in English, Dutch, French, German
Hugh Rolled Collar Jacket
Men's cardigan with shawl collar and buttoned front with facing. Designed for men though can easily be worn by others. 5 Sizes 95 to 135 cm / 38 to 54 in. Designed by Patons Australia. DK weight yarn.
Diagonal Stripe Mitered Square Blanket
Blanket created of garter stitch mitered squares that assembled to form zigzag stripes. 4 sizes. Customize your blanket by choosing the size and the number of squares desired; each square that is individually knit then stitched together. This pattern is an easy-knit, perfect for novice and experienced knitters alike. Perfect for stash busting Worsted weight yarn. Designed by Premier Yarns Design Team
Baby Bucket Hat
Easy striped summer baby hat with brim to protect from the sun. Knit flat on 2 needles. Designed by Tina Barrett. DK weight yarn.
Patterns for Purchase
Mic Drop Maxi and Crop Top
Matching skirt and top in chevron lace stripes. Sizes: 81/86cm 32/34" to 132/137cm 52/54". DK weight yarn. Designed by Sirdar. Kit is also available
Easy cardigan wrap knit with belt. Sizes To Fit Chest: 81cm/32in to 117cm/46in. Aran weight yarn. Designed by Debbie Bliss
Hide Out Hoodie
Child's color blocked hooded pullover with a handy kangaroo pocket. Sizes 3-7 years. Designed by Sirdar. DK weight yarn.
Cropped Ruffle Cardigan
A surprisingly easy V Neck Cardigan with a soft ruffle around the neckline and button bands.Sizes: 32-34in (81-86cm) bust to 52-54in (132-137cm) bust. Designed by Sirdar. Aran weight yarn.
5 Little Friends in Autumnn
Small school mate dolls that are fun to make and only require small amounts of yarn. Knitted flat on two needles. Finished Size: 15cm (6in). Designed by Wendy Phillips. DK weight yarn.
Sleeveless tank top with smiley face emojii. Can be knitted flat and then sewn together or knitted in the round. Sizes XS: 0/2 (32”-33”) S: 4/6 (34”-35”) M: 8/10 (36”-37.5”) L: 12/14 (39”-40.5”) XL: 16/18 (42.5”-44.5”) XXL: 20/22 (46”-48”). Designed by byjennaphipps. DK weight yarn.
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Square Deal Scarf
Easy, reversible scarf with a geometric pattern in knits and purls. Directions in both charted and written form. Designed by Linda Courtney for KnitwiseDesign
Tall Stories Giraffe Toy
Giraffe stuffie knit flat on 2 needles. Size 39cm/15 inches tall. DK weight yarn. Designed by Amanda Berry