Free knitting patterns recently added to In the Loop Knitting including cardigans, vests, baby sweaters, shawls, and more. Most patterns are free. Updated 7/24/23
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Sleeveless cardigan vest with cable edges, cable and texture details, and pockets. Sizes To Fit Bust: 37in to 52in. DK weight yarn. Designed by Manos del Uruguay
Harvest Pocket Wrap
Cozy shawl with pockets knit in 8 row slip stitch texture. Worsted weight yarn. Designed by Primrose Patterns.
Pullover with hood with front kangaroo pocket. Child Sizes 1 - 2 years to 11 - 12 years. Designed by Go handmade for Hobbii. DK weight yarn.
Lacy Market Bag
Lace tote with leaf lace on the upper part and diamond motifs on the lower area. Size 17" long size, excluding handles. Worsted weight yarn. Designed by Lily Sugar’n cream®
Autumn Aspens Sweater
Wear an inspiring landscape work of art with this scene of golden aspens lining a blue lake with purple mountains in the background. Sizes Chest 42 (45,48)". Worsted weight yarn. Great stash buster. Designed by Lynne and Douglas Barr for Sweaterscapes.
Deco Squares Blanket
Easy yet sophisticated throw inspired by the geometric influence of art deco design created with garter stitch mitered squares that are cleverly striped and pieced together. Approx 52" [132 cm] square. Chunky weight yarn. Designed by Lion Brand
Highland Mists Lace Scarf
Leaves within diamonds are featured on this lace scarf with scattered bobbles and garter stitch edged sides. There are written and charted directions. Fingering weight yarn. Designed by Melody Hadley.
Breezy Dolman Top
Tee sweater knit flat in two pieces with Pillar Stitch texture and a central panel on the front of easy lace with a center cable. Sizes XS/S 28-34" [71-86.5 cm] to 4/5XL 56-62" [142-157.5 cm]. DK weight yarn. Designed by Patons.
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Big Cable Cowl
Cowl knit flat with a statement cable in a 10 row repeat. Video tutorial included. Worsted weight yarn. Designed by Debbie Stoller.
Baby's Hooded Windjammer Pullover
Nautical themed hoodie baby sweater with a lace and cable sailboat and rope cable trim. Sizes 3 (6, 12) months. DK weight yarn. Designed by Judy Lamb
The Beat Goes On
A heartbeat cable forms the design on this infinity scarf cowl. A great gift for someone you love or those interested in heart medicine. Designed by Emma Galat. Fingering weight yarn.
Blanket Poncho And Bag
Matching cabled collared poncho and purse featuring alternating squares of Diamond Cable and Baskwetweave Checks texture. Worsted weight yarn. Designed by Patons.
Big Garter Cowl
Easy cowl that's great for beginners who want to try knitting in the round. It's just knit and purl rounds with no shaping. Versatile cowl can be worn down around the shoulders as well as around the neck. Perfect for self-striping yarn. Worsted weight yarn. Designed by Plymouth Yarn.
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Under the Sea Sweater
Child sized sweater featuring a mermaid portrait that starts on front and wraps around to the back. Fingering weight yarn. Great stash buster. Under the sea Designed by Erna de Groot. Available in English and Dutch
Double Sided Brioche Kerchief Cowl
TWo-color brioche bandana style cowl knit flat with a 4 row repeat. Designed by Red Heart. Worsted weight yarn.
For fossil lovers, here's a hat featuring a trilobite in relief in cable design. Designed by Hannah Mason for Knitty. Aran weight yarn.
Patterns for Purchase
Lace Yoke Tunic
Short-sleeved sweater knit from the top down with a lace bodice and lace hem. Sizes Bust Size : 90/ 100/ 110/ 120cm 36/40/44/48inches. Sport weight yarn. Designed by Emma Du
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Colorful Sampler Blanket
Blanket with stripes of different textures and colors. 3 Sizes. Designed by KnitSewMake. Aran weight yarn.
Spring Lace Hat
Light hat knit with the St John’s Wort lace pattern, which uses a multiple of six stitches over a four row repeat. Fingering weight yarn. Designed by Gem Davis.
Ranier Wrap or Scarf
Rectangular stole or scarf with all over wavy cable design. It's knit in rib and so might be reversible. Pattern written for both Wrap and Scarf sizes. Worsted weight yarn. Designed by Nancy Ekvall for Blue Sky Fibers.
Textured Baby Two-Piece
Matchng baby cardigan sweater with off center fastening and bloomer pants in seed stitch with drawstring waist. Sizes: 0-3 months to 18-24 months. DK weight yarn. 5475 designed by Sirdar. A kit is also available.