Free knitting patterns recently added to In the Loop Knitting including blankets, women's and men's sweaters, scarves, baby clothes, and more. Most patterns are free. Updated 11/20/23
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Margot Cabled Peplum Sweater
Women's pullover with a 6 row repeat cable bodice with ribbed peplum. Sizes 32in to 50in / 81cm to 127cm. DK weight yarn. Designed by Emma Wright.
Uniquely constructed scarf with armholes so it can be worn as a shrug or just used to keep the scarf shawl in place. Blue Super Bulky weight yarn. Designed by Lion Brand.
Double the Stripe Blanket
Knit with mosaic stripes easy 4-row repeat slip stitch in two stripe repeats with two contrasting cake yarns, although you could easily substitute stash yarn. Size Approx 50" x 60" [127 x 152.5 cm]. Designed by Caron. Super Bulky weight yarn.
Women's v-neck pullover sweater with 2 row repeat lace rib that also trims the sleeve cuffs. Sizes To Fit Bust: 71cm/28in to 127cm/50in. DK weight yarn. Designed by Emma Wright.
Heritage Wavy Scarf
Lace scarf with wavy zigzag lace border. Uses one 100g skein of fingering weight yarn. Designed by Betty Balcomb.
Poncho opened at front and sides knit with an 8 row repeat Herringbone Lace Rib. DK, Aran weight yarn. Designed by Noro.
Wavy and zigzag cables create a scarf full of texture. Gray Chunky weight yarn. Designed by Martin Storey.
Millian and Milla Baby Set
Matching baby onesie, cardigan, blanket, hat, and booties with lace detail that looks like flowers to me. Sizes Newborn to 12 months. Millian and Milla Baby Set designed by Anne-Kirsti Espenes for Fraya. Fingering weight.
Circular yoke pullover knit seamlessly from the top down with a chevron pattern on the yoke in popcorn bobbles. Sizes Bust: 32” to 53" / 85cm to 135 cm. Fingering weight yarn. Designed by Marie Amelie Designs.
Fiddlehead Fern Scarf
A 6 row repeat creates layers of raised swirls that are equally beautiful on the front and back of the scarf, reminiscent of ferns. Uses one 100g skein of fingering weight yarn (the pictured sample used 2 50g skeins). Designed by Deborah Tomasello.
Braided i-cord tie designed as a tieback holder for drapery that I think could also be used as a hair accessory. Great stash buster for scrap DK yarn. Labirint designed by Natalia Egorova.
Luxurious Hug Shawl-Wrap
Versatile multi-purpose lace shrug that can be worn many different ways, according to your mood: hooded shrug, crossover bolero, cowl, hood, cropped cardigan. 2 Sizes but you could customize by adding more repeats. Luxurious Hug Shawl-Wrap designed by Kadri Kass.
Evy Christening Dress Set
Gorgeous shell lace baby christening dress with matching lace bonnet and shoes. Sizes 0 (3–6) months. Fingering weight yarn. Designed by Hrönn Jónsdóttir .
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Slip Stitch Stripes Blanket
The woven look of this blanket is created with an easy 4-row repeat slip stitch design using a variegated yarn and contrasting solid yarn. Size Approx 42" x 55" [106.5 x 139.5 cm]. Designed by Caron. Worsted weight yarn.
Knit with Fountain Lace, Cables, and Little Blocks texture, this shawl uses buttons to convert to small poncho, vest, and more. Designed by Rico Design. DK weight yarn.
One ball cowl knit with a 6 round repeat lace pattern. Uses one skein of Aran weight yarn. Designed by Shannon Dunbabin .
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Velvet Sunrise Blanket
Colorful blanket with squares of 2 triangles knit with intarsia. Designed for 5 colors, it's great for stash busting. Designed by Knit Gang for Hobbii. Super Bulky weight yarn.
Matching pullovers with stranded yoke designs of diamonds for women and men. Sizes Women 91cm/36in to 124cm/50in Men 84cm/34in to 142cm/57in. Designed by Bitten Eriksen and Ane Kydland Thomassen. DK weight yarn.
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Markika Trousers and Dress
Dress or tunic with split sides and turtleneck collar with matching cuffed pants with drawstring waist. Sizes XS to XXL. Riana Dress and Markika Trousers designed by Brit Frafjord Ørstavik and House of Yarn. Fingering weight yarn.
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Jenny Scarf and Wrist Warmers
Matching lace scarf and fingerless mitts knit in a 4 row repeat. Fingering weight yarn. Designed by Iselin Hafseld for Self Made.
Houndstooth patterned v-neck pullover sweater in a croppped length. Sizes To Fit Bust: 38cm/32in to 140cm/56in. Aran weight yarn. Designed by Ane Kydland Thomassen for Fraya.
Color blocked and checkerboard v-neck pullover vest or top inspired by the painter, Pat Lipsky, and her use of bold colors and geometric forms. Sizes To Fit Chest: 33 inches to 65.5 inches / 83cm to 166.5cm. Designed by Rachel Brockman for Knitty. DK weight yarn.
Wild Rose Scarf
This easy scarf is perfect for that single skein of hand-dyed yarn in your stash. Knit sideways with eyelet rows and finished with fringe. Uses one skein 100g of fingering weight yarn. Web pattern is free. A printable pdf is available for purchase. Designed by Yay For Yarn .
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Raglan coat cardigan with stylish ribbed collar and cuffs, practical pockets, and asymmetric overlapping front. Sizes To Fit Bust: 96cm/38in to 117cm/46in. Aran weight yarn. Designed by Artesano / Manos del Uruguay
Simple Holiday Stockings
Three Christmas stockings including a diamond lattice texture, zigzag stripes, and overall cable design. Designed by Carissa Browning. Aran weight yarn.
Long-sleeved v-neck pullover sweater with diamond cables and rope cables on a background of seed stitch and other textures. Sizes To Fit Bust: 81cm/32in to 107cm/42in. Aran weight yarn. Designed by Artesano.
Sloth plushie knitted in one piece - modular, so joining on parts as you go. Size Approx. 15cm/ 6in tall long. Designed by Claire Garland. Sport weight yarn.
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Cable edged scarf with pointed ends finished with tassels knit with a 6 row repeat. Super Bulky weight yarn. Designed by Nadine Dransfield.
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Our Wonderful World Wall
Fun blanket or banner depicting a landscape full of animals and plants beneath a gorgiouse sky. Knit motifs sewn on a seed stitch background. Great for hanging in a nursery and child's room. It also makes a great blanket for baby photos. Great stash buster for scrap yarn. DK weight yarn. Designed by LCMknits.
Versatile jacket with that can be worn many ways. Wear it closed, fold the fronts back, or let them drape! Sizes to fit bust of 76 to 147.5 cm / 30 to 58 in. DK weight yarn. Designed by Robynn Weldon.
Pace Yourself Scarf
Luxuriously cabled scarf. Worsted weight yarn. Designed by Sunghee of cowlandowl
Mascot Shorts and Top
Lace trimmed sleeveless top and matching shorts. Sizes S to XXXL. Designed by KreaBossen. DK weight yarn. A kit is also available.
Chevy Folk Sweater
Drop shoulder pullover with large chevron and diamond motifs created from twisted stitches. The boxy shape, ribbed boat neckline, and fitted sleeves give it a modern fit. Sizes 34 to 71.5” / 86.5 to 181.5 cm bust measurement. Worsted weight yarn. Designed by Annie Lupton
Blanket, Cushion, and Bedrunner
Matching cabled throw, pillow cover, and runner. Blanket: 51.25in x 63.75in, Cushion: 24.5in square, Bedrunner: 18in x 80.75in. Aran weight yarn. King Cole 5959.
One skein hat in three styles, fold up brim, a relaxed fit and a slouch. 3 Sizes. Uses one skein 200 - 220 yards (183 - 201 m) of Worsted yarn. Designed by virginia sattler-reimer