Perfect Newborn socks pattern knitting

Free Knitting Patterns I Have Used and Liked

As a beginner knitter I was always searching for free patterns to try. I was afraid I wouldn’t understand a pattern if I bought it because those were for people who knew what they were doing! Fortunately some clever people do write up patterns and share them for free. Some of these people are designers […]

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Free and Fast Knits for Christmas Gifts: Scarves in Worsted

This page contains a list of free knitting (and some crocheting) patterns for scarves and cowls that will knit up quickly in worsted or bulky yarn. *Please note these items were free when this page was created, and that could change. Christmas Gift Knitting If you are like me and the majority of the population, […]

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Turtle Dove hand-knit sweater in Quarry

Loads of Wonderful Free Patterns by Espace Tricot

As I was searching for help knitting the Turtle Dove pullover, I discovered that the designer, Espace Tricot, offers all their pattern for free! Who doesn’t love free? You may have to be a Ravelry member, and signed in, to see these links fully. As I mentioned, I am knitting the Turtle Dove sweater – […]

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Honey cowl in bulky yarn

Free Knitting Patterns, Are They Worth It?

As a beginner knitter, I have searched for “free knitting patterns” to get a feel for stitches, directions and charts. Why would I want to spend money on a pattern that I can’t comprehend and knit once it is downloaded? For beginners, free is probably best to start with. So is knitting something that is […]

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recent knitting projects

Where to Find Free Knitting Patterns

Pinterest is one of the best online places to find free knitting patterns for everything from hats and scarves to shawls and blankets. For the beginner knitter, this is a wonderful thing.  Many links will take you to the Ravelry site, a place where serious knitters show off their projects. When we are not sure […]

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