These are knitting patterns added recently to updated pattern posts of the past. Updated 5/16/23
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Kids Spider Hat and Skull Hat
Two patterns for child sized hats, one featuring spiders and the other skulls and crossbones in stranded colorwork, perfect for Halloween or any day. Designed by Gina Michele. Aran weight yarn.
- Get the free SPIDER HAT knitting pattern
- Get the free SKULL HAT knitting pattern
- See more Halloween Knitting Patterns
Learn-a-Stitch Knit Dishcloths
6 different dishcloths including Herringbone, Golden Coins, Tree of Life, Blooming, Basketweave, and Reversible Texture. Designed by Lily Sugar’n Cream. Worsted weight yarn.
- Get the free knitting pattern at Annie's for free registration
- Or buy the book with all the patterns
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Cardigan style poncho with zigzag stepped stripes and open front. Seam sides for cardigan style or leave sides open for a ruana style wrpa. Size Small - 2XL. Worsted weight yarn. Designed by Mary Maxim. A kit is also available
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- Get the kit for sizes SM/MED, LG
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FibreFest 2022 Shawl
Semi-circular sampler shawl with 5 different lace patterns. Written and charted instructions. It’s a perfect pattern to show off a beautiful gradient or mini skein est, yet looks stunning knitted in one colour. Designed by Kathryn Trippett for The Australian Wool Store. May only be free for a limited time.
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Flora the Flamingo
Flamingo bird toy measures 8.25” / [21 cm] tall, in a sitting position. Knitted in the round. Designed by Emily Cridge. DK weight yarn.
Bella and Brian Sloth
Sloth toys Bella and Brian knit flat. Approx 6" [15 cm] tall. Designed by Yarnspirations Design Studio for Red Heart. Fingering weight yarn. Crochet version is also available
- Get the free knitting pattern
- Get the free crochet pattern
- Get the recommended Red Heart Amigurumi yarn (uses just one skein of this self-striping yarn)
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Stylized jacket inspired by circus and dressage costumes. Perfect for Steampunk and historical costumes and cosplay. Sizes S (M) L (XL). Designed by Hanne Rimmen for Filcolana. Available in English, Danish, German, Norwegian, Swedish
Victorian circus inspired sweater with ruffled collar and striped sleeves. Perfect for Steampunk and historical costumes and cosplay. Sizes S (M) L (XL). Designed by Gitte Juhler for Filcolana. Available in English, Danish, German, Norwegian, Swedish
Pullover sweater knit with 2 row repeat garter rib with a 6 row repeat cable running around neckline and down the front. Knit flat and seamed. Sizes Small (Medium, Large, 1X, 2X). Designed by Melissa Leapman for Cascade Yarns. Aran weight yarn.
- Get the free knitting pattern. Yarn available on pattern page
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Monster or Shark Cowl
Transform into a monster or shark for Halloween with this easty garter stitch cowl with teeth! Inspired by the Dungeons and Dragons monster XORN, I think it could easily pass as a shark mouth. Perfect for a quick Halloween costume or D&D gamers. For everyday use you could just fold the teeth inside. Designed by Sarah McClarkum for Knitty. DK weight yarn.
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- Get the Dungeons and Dragons Monster Manual this design was based on at Amazon
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Tuff Toddler Poncho
Baby and child sized hooded poncho with a skull and crossbones with a cheeky bow - perfect for Halloween costumes or all year. Designed by Bernat Design Studio. Super Bulky weight yarn.
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Tammy the Top Opera
No longer free. Free until October 20, 2022. Beret or tam hat knit with self-striping yarn. Sizes Adult small, medium, large. Worsted weight yarn. Designed by Annette Corsino.
- Get the Tammy the Top Opera knitting pattern.
- Get the recommended Urth Uneek Worsted yarn
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No longer free. Free until October 31, 2022 with the code SPOOKY. Spooky socks featuring a stranded skull and crossbones design on the cuff. Perfect for Halloween or all year. 4 Sizes. Sport weight yarn. Designed by ND Wolfhammer.
No longer free. Free until October 31, 2022. Sock pattern knit from the toe up, using the magic-loop technique with a cable pattern so that you don’t get bored just knitting stockinette. It is suitable for sock beginners or if you’ve never knit toe-up socks. You can choose between two heel flaps versions. 3 Sizes. Fingering weight yarn. Designed by Sarah G..
Daisy Delightful Baby Dress and Bunny
Matching baby and toddler dress and bunny with floral dress and ears. Dress sizes NB (3 Mo, 6 Mo, 12 Mo, 24 Mo, 3T. Bunny size 14 inch / 35.5 cm tall. Designed by Betty Fay Wallace for CielosCloset.
Halloween decoration wreath cover with Jack o' Lantern Pumpkin man, Ghost, Bat, Spooky Eyes, skull and Spiders. Wreath Diameter 35cm. Chunky weight yarn. Designed by Llamz Handcrafted
Reversible Cable Scarves
4 reversible cable stitch scarf patterns including a Celtic diamond, rope cable, hugs and kisses cable, and a diagonal cable. Designs include 1 scarf made using chunky-weight yarn and 3 scarves made using worsted-weight yarn. All scarves are 60" long and approximately 8–9" wide. Designed by Margaret Holzmann
Striped Sweater and Scarf
Matching funnel neck sweater and scarf knit with ribbing and stripes. 6 Sizes 32 inches to 54 inches. DK weight yarn. Striped Sweater & Scarf In Sirdar Haworth Tweed Dk 10295. Kit also available
Set of four different washcloths with interesting stitch textures. Designed by Scandy Scoville. Worsted weight yarn.
Vine Trellis Afghan
This beautiful afghan featuring bobble grapes on cable vines and trellis is knitted as separate squares, then joined when you have reached the size required. Sample is made using worsted weight yarn. Finished size is 50 1/2" x 40". Designed by Raimonda Bagdoniene.
Night Life Top and Pullover
Heat up the night with this matching ultra-cropped long sleeved sweater shrug over ribbed strappy vest top. 6 Sizes 32 inches to 54 inches. DK weight yarn. Night Life Vest And Roll Neck In Sirdar Stories Dk 10578. Kit also available
Baby's Smocked Cardigan and Headband
Baby cardigan sweater knit with broken rib with smocked stitch on yoke and cuffs with matching smocked headband with knit flower. Sizes sizes 3/6, 9/12, 18/24 months. Sport weight yarn. Designed by Mary Maxim
Hedgehog Child's Cardigan Knitting Pattern
Toddler and child sized cardigan sweater featuring a hedgehog with its bindle traveling by a fence and tree. Sizes 18-24 months (3-4 years). Autumn P062 designed by AnaSwet. DK weight yarn.
Striped Baby Pullover and Hat With Bears
Matching baby sweater and hat with colorful stripes, teddy bear faces, and easy shoulder fastening. Size: 3-6 9-12 months. Great stashbuster! DK weight yarn. Designed by Mary Maxim
Sleeveless pullover vest or top knit with twining lace on what looks like a double moss stitch background. Sizes 104-140 cm / 40.9-55.1”. Worsted weight yarn. Designed by Danielle Chalson.
Wide Collar Cardigan or Vest
Knit a cropped cardigan or long vest with a wide ribbed collar. Leave the shawl collar open to drape or wrap for a double breasted look. Size: To fit chest/bust: 80 (90, 100, 110)cm Designed by Jo Sharp. DK weight yarn.