If there’s one thing for certain, it’s that winter is coming and you’re going to need a scarf. And not only that, but a cap, a sweater, and cozy socks, too. While buying these items is always an option, it’s a lot more fun to make your own. The knitting community has exploded in popularity over the past two decades, and with social media, people are sharing their fiber creations as well as the patterns they used to make them. This presents the perfect opportunity for anyone interested in this craft to learn on their own.
Knitting patterns are the best way to hone your skills. Depending on what you create, they utilize techniques that range from basic stitches to the more complicated intarsia to the ultimate test—constructing socks. The conventional knitting wisdom is that if you can produce a toe and heel, you can conquer any design that comes your way.
Although they offer plenty of inspiration, sifting through paid and free knitting patterns can take forever (so many choices!), so we’ve done the perusing for you and selected some of our favorites. These patterns are made by fellow knitters and range in skills and applications. While some are suitable for beginners, others are meant for crafters who are more familiar with techniques. Whatever your skill level is, you're sure to find something that piques your interest.
Scroll down to see all of the patterns and choose your next project today.
Whether you’re a beginner knitter or put hundreds of hours into the craft, you’re sure to find something you love with our selection of knitting patterns below.
Bubble Sleeve Cardigan
Chunky Sweater Vest
3-in-1 Button Boots
SUIR Fingerless Gloves
Knit Turban Headband ⨯ The Roseaux
V Back Knit Sweater Pattern
Beginner Wrap Pattern
Off Grid Sweater
Wolf or Fox Ears Hooded Bonnet
Heart Sleeve Sweater
Straight Leg Pants
Forest Berry Jacket
Home Goods & Accessories
Teeny Tiny Bunny
Tote bag ⨯ Black and White ⨯ The Maniche Tote
Kiko the Knitted Monster