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Art Class Cardigan

Art Class Cardigan

Free knitting pattern using worsted-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Raglan, Seamless, Stripes, Top-Down.

Halloween Ghosts Sweater

Halloween Ghosts Sweater

A free knitting pattern using aran-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Intarsia, Round Yoke, Seamless, Top-Down.

Willow Cardigan

Willow Cardigan

Free knitting pattern using aran-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Bobble, In-the-round, Pocket, Raglan, Seamless, Top-Down.

Middle School Sweater

Middle School Sweater

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This free knitting pattern uses bulky-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Seamed, Stranded, Top-Down, V-neck.

Featherwork Cardigan

Featherwork Cardigan

A free men's knitting pattern using fingering-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Seamless, Steek, Stranded, Top-Down, V-neck.

Stone Island Sweater

Stone Island Sweater

A free knitting pattern using dk-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Fisherman rib, In-the-round, Long Sleeve, Raglan, Seamless, Top-Down.

Rib Knit Top Down Pullover

Rib Knit Top Down Pullover

A free knitting pattern using aran-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: In-the-round, Long Sleeve, Oversized fit, Seamless, Top-Down, Turtleneck.

Seamless Round Yoke Fisherman's Cardigan

Seamless Round Yoke Fisherman's Cardigan

While we definitely recommend experience with knitting seamless patterns if you're going to tackle this cardigan, it features a pretty straightforward decorative motif. It's good pattern if you're attempting this kind of project for the first time.

This free knitting pattern uses aran-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Colorwork, Eyelet pattern, In-the-round, Round Yoke, Seamless, Short Rows, Top-Down.

Dahlia Shawl

Dahlia Shawl



A free knitting pattern using dk-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Eyelet pattern, One-piece, Top-Down.

Lemon Meringue Sweater

Lemon Meringue Sweater

This free knitting pattern uses bulky-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Colorwork, In-the-round, Long Sleeve, Round Yoke, Seamless, Top-Down.

Pink Lemonade Sweater

Pink Lemonade Sweater

Free knitting pattern using bulky-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Colorwork, In-the-round, Long Sleeve, Round Yoke, Seamless, Top-Down.

18 Inch Doll Top Down Dress

18 Inch Doll Top Down Dress

Free knitting pattern using dk-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Top-Down.

Daisy Lane Cardigan

Daisy Lane Cardigan

Free knitting pattern using dk-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Buttons, Pocket, Round Yoke, Seamless, Short Sleeves, Top-Down, Vent.

Daisy Lane Sweater

Daisy Lane Sweater

A free knitting pattern using dk-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Rib, Round Yoke, Seamless, Short Sleeves, Stockinette Stitch, Top-Down, Vent.

Heather of Cambria Seamless Cardigan

Heather of Cambria Seamless Cardigan

Free knitting pattern using aran-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Raglan, Seamless, Seed Stitch, Top-Down, V-neck.

Jingle Bells Sweater

Jingle Bells Sweater

Free knitting pattern using dk-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Embroidery, In-the-round, Round Yoke, Seamless, Short Rows, Stranded, Top-Down.

Night And Day Pullover

Night And Day Pullover

A free knitting pattern using fingering-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: In-the-round, Raglan, Seamless, Stranded, Top-Down.

Let's Get Lost Sweater

Let's Get Lost Sweater

A free knitting pattern using aran-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Cable, In-the-round, Raglan, Top-Down.

Feeling Good Sweater

Feeling Good Sweater

Free knitting pattern using aran-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Bobble, In-the-round, Top-Down.

Diva Pullover

Diva Pullover

This free knitting pattern uses light fingering-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: In-the-round, Seamless, Top-Down.

Ruffle Baby Hat

Ruffle Baby Hat

Sizes: 6-12-18-24 mos

A free knitting pattern using dk-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: In-the-round, Ruffle, Seamless, Top-Down.

Sugar Stripe Socks

Sugar Stripe Socks

Free knitting pattern using fingering-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Colorwork, In-the-round, Stripes, Top-Down.

Lost in Summer Sweater

Lost in Summer Sweater

A free knitting pattern using worsted-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: 3-quarter sleeves, In-the-round, Lace pattern, Raglan, Seamless, Top-Down.

Lost in Summer Cardigan

Lost in Summer Cardigan

Free knitting pattern using worsted-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: 3-quarter sleeves, Buttons, Lace pattern, Raglan, Seamless, Top-Down.

Top Down V Neck Sweater

Top Down V Neck Sweater

A free knitting pattern using aran-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: In-the-round, Raglan, Seamless, Stripes, Top-Down, V-neck.

Candy Sweater

Candy Sweater

This free knitting pattern uses dk-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: In-the-round, Raglan, Rib, Seamless, Top-Down.

Daisy Dancing Socks

Daisy Dancing Socks

Free knitting pattern using sport-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: In-the-round, Lace pattern, Top-Down.

Round About Sweater

Round About Sweater

Free knitting pattern using bulky-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Cable, In-the-round, Round Yoke, Top-Down.

White Pine Socks

White Pine Socks

This free knitting pattern uses sport-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Flounces, In-the-round, Lace pattern, Top-Down.

Summer in the Hamptons Dress for 18-inch Dolls

Summer in the Hamptons Dress for 18-inch Dolls

Featuring a trendy, sporty look, this is the perfect active summer dress for your American Girl Doll. Check it out!

A free knitting pattern using sport-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Seamless, Top-Down.

Bernat Knit Yoke Baby Cardigan and Hat

Bernat Knit Yoke Baby Cardigan and Hat

Sizes: 6-24 months

Free knitting pattern using dk-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Raglan, Seamless, Top-Down.

No-Sew Baby Top

No-Sew Baby Top

A free knitting pattern using dk-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Seamless, Top-Down.

Dryades Sweater

Dryades Sweater

This free knitting pattern uses worsted-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: In-the-round, Long Sleeve, Round Yoke, Seamless, Short Rows, Top-Down.

Grand Canyon Cardigan

Grand Canyon Cardigan

This free knitting pattern uses sport-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Colorwork, In-the-round, Lace, Raglan, Seamless, Top-Down, V-neck.

Laurie Sweater

Laurie Sweater

This free knitting pattern uses bulky-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: I-Cord, Oversized fit, Raglan, Seamless, Top-Down, V-neck.

Love Is (K)not A Crime Sweater

Love Is (K)not A Crime Sweater

A free knitting pattern using bulky-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Cable, Raglan, Seamless, Top-Down.

Spring Peak Top

Spring Peak Top

Free knitting pattern using dk-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Lace pattern, Top-Down, Vent.

Top-Down Raglan Summer Lace Cardigan

Top-Down Raglan Summer Lace Cardigan

Women's short-sleeve lace button-down cardigan

A free knitting pattern using dk-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Lace, Raglan, Seamless, Top-Down.

Alex Sweater

Alex Sweater

A free knitting pattern using dk-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Raglan, Seamless, Short Rows, Stripes, Top-Down.

White Roses Top

White Roses Top

A free knitting pattern using aran-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Cable, In-the-round, Raglan, Short Sleeves, Top-Down, Worked as One Piece.

Flamingo Sweater for 18-inch Dolls

Flamingo Sweater for 18-inch Dolls

A free knitting pattern using fingering-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Chevron, Raglan, Seamless, Top-Down.

Kaleidoscope Sweater

Kaleidoscope Sweater

Free knitting pattern using worsted-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: In-the-round, Round Yoke, Stranded, Stripes, Top-Down.

Crystal Lattice Cardigan

Crystal Lattice Cardigan

Free knitting pattern using sport-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Buttons, Lace pattern, Long Sleeve, Saddle Shoulder, Seamless, Top-Down.

Old Pink Road Sweater

Old Pink Road Sweater

This free knitting pattern uses worsted-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: 3-quarter sleeves, Garter Stitch, In-the-round, Round Yoke, Seamless, Top-Down.

American Girl Doll Wild West Poncho

American Girl Doll Wild West Poncho

This free knitting pattern uses worsted-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: In-the-round, Seamless, Top-Down.

Fervent Pullover

Fervent Pullover

A free knitting pattern using dk-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Cropped, Lace, Round Yoke, Seamless, Top-Down.

Chamomile Tea Cardi

Chamomile Tea Cardi

A free knitting pattern using sport-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Buttons, Puff sleave, Seamed, Short Sleeves, Stockinette Stitch, Top-Down, V-neck, Worked in sections.

Thursday Sweater

Thursday Sweater

This free knitting pattern uses dk-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: In-the-round, Seamless, Top-Down.

Queen Bee Cardigan

Queen Bee Cardigan

A free knitting pattern using sport-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Lace pattern, Long Sleeve, Raglan, Seamless, Top-Down.

Queen Bee Sweater

Queen Bee Sweater

This free knitting pattern uses sport-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: In-the-round, Lace pattern, Long Sleeve, Raglan, Seamless, Top-Down.

The Reminisce Hat

The Reminisce Hat



This free knitting pattern uses fingering-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Garter Stitch, Stockinette Stitch, Top-Down, Worked in 2 strands of yarn.

Mosaic Tiles Skirt

Mosaic Tiles Skirt

This eye-catching skirt is knitted using mosaic stitch. It's a great way to test your skills with this technique on a season-appropriate garment.

This free knitting pattern uses super bulky-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: In-the-round, Mosaic, Seamless, Top-Down.

Bee Season Jumper

Bee Season Jumper

SIZES: 3/4 - 5/6 - 7/8 - 9/10 - 11/12 - 13/14 years

A free girls knitting pattern using dk-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Embroidery, In-the-round, Long Sleeve, Raglan, Seamless, Stockinette Stitch, Top-Down.

Aspen Vibes Sweater and Hat for 14-inch Dolls

Aspen Vibes Sweater and Hat for 14-inch Dolls

Free knitting pattern using fingering-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Raglan, Seamless, Stripes, Top-Down.

Cassi Cardigan

Cassi Cardigan

A free knitting pattern using super bulky-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Raglan, Seamless, Top-Down.

Little Lace Dress

Little Lace Dress

SIZES: 3 mos (6 mos, 12 mos, 2T, 4T, 6 yrs)

This free girls knitting pattern uses dk-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: In-the-round, Raglan, Seamless, Top-Down.

V-Neck Cardigan

V-Neck Cardigan

SIZES 3 mos (6 mos, 12 mos, 2T, 4T, 6 yrs, 8 yrs, 10 yrs)

Free boys knitting pattern using dk-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Buttons, Long Sleeve, Raglan, Seamless, Top-Down, V-neck.

Ihana baby overall

Ihana baby overall

  • Sizes: 3, 6, 12 (18, 24) months

A free knitting pattern using dk-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Garter Stitch, Raglan, Seamless, Top-Down, Worked as One Piece.

Sunny Song Top

Sunny Song Top

A free knitting pattern using worsted-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Cable, In-the-round, Round Neckline, Round Yoke, Seamless, Short Sleeves, Top-Down.

Nice and Lacy Yoke Knit Tee

Nice and Lacy Yoke Knit Tee

A free knitting pattern using dk-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: In-the-round, Lace pattern, Round Neckline, Round Yoke, Seamless, Short Sleeves, Top-Down.

Miss Austen Shawl

Miss Austen Shawl

SIZE:
Height: Measured down the middle = approx. 50 cm = 19 3/4".
Width: Measured along the top = approx. 182 cm = 71 1/2".

A free knitting pattern using sport-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Bobble, Top-Down.

Slip Stitch Cardigan

Slip Stitch Cardigan

This free knitting pattern uses dk-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: In-the-round, Slipped Stitches, Stripes, Top-Down.

Lost in the Sky Sweater

Lost in the Sky Sweater

A free knitting pattern using sport-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: 3-quarter sleeves, In-the-round, Lace pattern, Raglan, Seamless, Top-Down.

Lost in the Sky Cardigan

Lost in the Sky Cardigan

This free knitting pattern uses sport-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: 3-quarter sleeves, Lace pattern, Raglan, Seamless, Top-Down.

Mountain Frill Sweater

Mountain Frill Sweater

This free knitting pattern uses sport-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: 3-quarter sleeves, In-the-round, Lace pattern, Round Neckline, Round Yoke, Seamless, Top-Down.

Mountain Frill Cardigan

Mountain Frill Cardigan

Free knitting pattern using sport-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: 3-quarter sleeves, Lace pattern, Round Neckline, Round Yoke, Seamless, Top-Down.

Scituate Harbor Pullover

Scituate Harbor Pullover

A free knitting pattern using dk-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: 3-quarter sleeves, In-the-round, Lace, Round Yoke, Seamless, Short Rows, Top-Down.

Meadow Sweater

Meadow Sweater

Free knitting pattern using aran-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: In-the-round, Oversized fit, Raglan, Seamless, Top-Down.

Easter Dance Socks

Easter Dance Socks

A free knitting pattern using aran-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Colorwork, In-the-round, Stranded, Top-Down.

Ruffles Dream Shawl

Ruffles Dream Shawl

Finished measurements: Height: Down the middle = approx. 64 cm = 25 1/4"; Width: Along the top = approx. 200 cm = 78 3/4”.

This free knitting pattern uses sport-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Bobble, Flounces, Lace pattern, Top-Down.

Pearlescent Cardigan

Pearlescent Cardigan

Free knitting pattern using lace or sport-weight yarns. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Cable, Flounces, Raglan, Seamless, Short Sleeves, Top-Down.

Pearlescent Top

Pearlescent Top

This free knitting pattern uses lace or sport-weight yarns. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Cable, Flounces, In-the-round, Raglan, Round Neckline, Seamless, Short Sleeves, Top-Down.

Starburst Lace Yoke Cardigan

Starburst Lace Yoke Cardigan

A free knitting pattern using dk-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Lace, Round Yoke, Seamless, Top-Down.

Sweet Marigold Sweater

Sweet Marigold Sweater

Sizes: 6 month - 8 years

This free girls knitting pattern uses sport-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: In-the-round, Lace pattern, Long Sleeve, Raglan, Seamless, Top-Down.

Sweet Marigold Cardigan

Sweet Marigold Cardigan

Sizes: 6 month - 8 years

Free girls knitting pattern using sport-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Buttons, Lace pattern, Long Sleeve, Raglan, Seamless, Top-Down.

Bastille Top

Bastille Top

This free knitting pattern uses dk-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: In-the-round, Lace, Round Yoke, Seamless, Top-Down.

Reversible Brioche Poncho

Reversible Brioche Poncho

A free knitting pattern using aran-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Brioche, In-the-round, Reversible, Seamless, Top-Down, Turtleneck.

Nature Lyrics Sweater

Nature Lyrics Sweater

A free knitting pattern using sport-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Cable, In-the-round, Long Sleeve, Raglan, Seamless, Top-Down.

Nature Lyrics Cardigan

Nature Lyrics Cardigan

This free knitting pattern uses sport-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Buttons, Long Sleeve, Raglan, Round Neckline, Seamless, Top-Down.

Holiday Jay Sweater

Holiday Jay Sweater

This free knitting pattern uses fingering-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Colorwork, Fair Isle, In-the-round, Round Neckline, Round Yoke, Seamless, Short Sleeves, Top-Down.

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