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25+ Knitting Patterns You Can Start Working on Right Away

Knitting Patterns

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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.

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. They range in skills and applications, but whether you’re a beginner or put in hundreds of hours casting on and casting off, you’re sure to find something that piques your interest.

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

Knitting Patterns

Bummbul | $7.39


Knitted Beanie 

Knitting Patterns

Miskunn | $4.75


3-in-1 Button Boots

Knitted Slipper Patterns

Bekah Knits | $6.99


SUIR Fingerless Gloves


Fox Scarf

Knitting Patterns

Nina Führer | $7.27


Knit Turban Headband ⨯ The Roseaux


V Back Knit Sweater Pattern


Beginner Wrap Pattern


Cropped Top


Fair Isle Mittens 


Wolf or Fox Ears Hooded Bonnet

Knitting Patterns

Patterny | $3.50


Passerine Hat


Urban Snood


Pullover Summer Sweater


Cozy Winter Socks


Converse-Inspired Slippers

Knitting Patterns

Reaverse | $6.16


Twirling Top


Not for Jogging Joggers


Reynard Socks


Zweig Sweater

Knitting Pattern

Zweig | $8.40

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Sara Barnes

Sara Barnes is a Staff Editor at My Modern Met and Manager of My Modern Met Store. As an illustrator and writer living in Seattle, she chronicles illustration, embroidery, and beyond through her blog Brown Paper Bag and Instagram @brwnpaperbag. She wrote a book about embroidery artist Sarah K. Benning titled 'Embroidered Life' that was published by Chronicle Books in 2019. Sara is a graduate of the Maryland Institute College of Art. She earned her BFA in Illustration in 2008 and MFA in Illustration Practice in 2013.
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