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Colorwork: 996 Free Patterns

In this section, you can find free Colorwork knitting patterns.

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Christmas Cora

This free knitting pattern uses Sport-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Colorwork, Nordic pattern, Raglan, Seamless, Top-Down, Worked as One-piece.

Candy Cane Lane Kids Jacket

SIZES: 2 - 3/4 - 5/6 - 7/8 - 9/10 - 11/12 years

Free knitting pattern using Worsted-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Colorwork, Long Sleeve, Nordic pattern, Round Neckline, Round Yoke, Seamless, Top-Down.

Candy Cane Lane Kids

SIZES: 2 - 3/4 - 5/6 - 7/8 - 9/10 - 11/12 years

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

Candy Cane Lane Hat

SIZES: 3/5 – 6/9 – 10/14 years

Free knitting pattern using Worsted-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Bottom-Up, Colorwork, In-the-round, Nordic pattern, Seamless.

Moroccan Market Muse

Free knitting pattern using DK-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Colorwork, Drop Sleeve, Long Sleeve, Oversized fit, Seamed, Stripes.

Paintbox Cardigan

This free knitting pattern uses Super Bulky-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Colorwork, Raglan, Seamless, Top-Down.

Equilateral Cowl

Finished Measurements: 24” circumference and 13½” high

A free knitting pattern using DK-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Colorwork, Fair Isle, In-the-round, Seamless.

Sweet Seventeen

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

Finally The Weekend

This free knitting pattern uses Worsted-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Colorwork, English Rib, In-the-round, Leaf pattern, Seamless, Top-Down.

Colorblock Raglan

SIZES 3 mos (6 mos, 12 mos, 2T, 3T, 4T, 5T)

This free knitting pattern uses Worsted-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Colorwork, Long Sleeve, Raglan, Rib, Seamed, Stockinette Stitch, Stripes.

Phoenix Wrap

Height: Measured along middle stitch = approx. 60 cm = 23 5/8”
Width: Measured along the top side from side to side = approx. 172 cm = 67 1/2”.

Free knitting pattern using Fingering-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Colorwork, Eyelet pattern, Stripes, Top-Down.

Ripple Beach Blanket

Size: 32" x 36"

This free knitting pattern uses Worsted-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Chevron, Colorwork, Ripple, Stripes.

Watercolor Tee

This free knitting pattern uses Sport-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Colorwork, Seamed, Sleeveless.

Blue Sky Fibers Fairmont Felted Bowls

Free knitting pattern using Worsted-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Colorwork, Felting, Stripes.

Sunset Hug

SIZE:
Height: Measured along middle stitch = approx. 56 cm = 22”
Width: Measured along the top side from side to side = approx. 184 cm = 54 1/2”.

Free knitting pattern using Fingering-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Colorwork, English Rib.

Seascape Wrap

Free knitting pattern using Fingering-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Colorwork, Eyelet pattern, Garter Stitch.

Berroco Saige

Sizes: (1, 2, 4, 6) years

This free knitting pattern uses Fingering-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Colorwork, Modular, Stripes.

Lamana 09/23 Hat

Finished Measurements: 21¼–22¼” circumference

Free knitting pattern using Lace-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Colorwork, Fair Isle, In-the-round, Seamless.

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.

Lamana 09/22 Hat

Finished Measurements: 21¼–22¼” circumference

A free knitting pattern using Lace-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Colorwork, In-the-round, Seamless, Slipped Stitches.

Daytime Cora

MEASUREMENTS:
Fits doll size of approx. 40-50 cm = 15 3/4”-19 3/4”.

A free knitting pattern using DK-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Colorwork, Garter Stitch, Raglan, Seamless, Stripes, Top-Down.

Color Wheel Carpet

SIZE:
Approx. 100-125 cm = 39 3/8”-49 1/4” in diameter

This free knitting pattern uses Aran-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Circle, Colorwork, Garter Stitch, Short Rows.

Simple Color Block Knit Throw



Free knitting pattern using Worsted-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Colorwork.

Morning Rays

This free knitting pattern uses Sport-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Colorwork, Garter Stitch, Lace pattern, Short Rows.

Sailors Sweater

A free knitting pattern using DK-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Colorwork, Long Sleeve, Round Neckline, Round Yoke, Seamless, Stripes, Top-Down.

Sand & Sky Tank

A free knitting pattern using Lace-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: A-shape, Bottom-Up, Colorwork, In-the-round, Sleeveless, Stripes.

Apple Orchard Shawl

Finished Measurements: 70” long and 36” at widest edge

This free knitting pattern uses DK-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Asymmetrical, Colorwork, Garter Stitch, Mesh, Stripes.

Color Wheel Pillow

Free knitting pattern using Aran-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Colorwork, Garter Stitch, Short Rows.

Ciri Shawl

This is a charming asymmetrical shawl that has a little something for everyone: lace, colorwork and cables. Check it out if you enjoy a challenge!

Finished Measurements: 50¾” at the widest point and 92¾” long

Free knitting pattern using Fingering-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Asymmetrical, Colorwork, Lace pattern.

Sand Tickles Jacket

A free knitting pattern using Fingering-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Colorwork, English Rib, Long Sleeve, Raglan, Seamless, Top-Down.

Harebell socks



Free knitting pattern using Light Fingering-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Colorwork, from-toe-up, Toe-up.

Watercolour Sky

A free knitting pattern using Fingering-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: 3-quarter sleeves, Colorwork, Seamless, Stripes, Top-Down.

Habuati Shawl

This eye-catching shawl features some intricate geometric colorwork. We definitely recommend it for a more experienced knitter.

Finished Measurements: 21¾” deep (at one side) and 65¼” long (along the cast-off edge)

A free knitting pattern using Lace-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Colorwork.

Corallina

Free knitting pattern using DK-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Colorwork, Long Sleeve, Round Neckline, Seamed, Stripes.

Spring Lineup

A free knitting pattern using DK-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Colorwork, Long Sleeve, Seamless, Stripes, Top-Down.

Rosendale

This free knitting pattern uses Sport-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Colorwork, Long Sleeve, Round Neckline, Seamed, Stripes.

Spring Fjords Cardigan

Free knitting pattern using Aran-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Colorwork, Fair Isle, Round Neckline, Round Yoke, Seamless, Top-Down.

Spring Fjords

This free knitting pattern uses Aran-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: 3-quarter sleeves, Colorwork, Fair Isle, Round Neckline, Round Yoke, Seamless, Top-Down.

Retro beauty

A free knitting pattern using DK-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Colorwork, Long Sleeve, Round Neckline, Round Yoke, Seamless, Top-Down.

Allan Gardens Brioche Shawl

MEASUREMENTS Approx 24" x 60" [61 x 152.5 cm]

Free knitting pattern using DK-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Brioche, Colorwork.

Little Leaves in a Row Blanket

This blanket is great if you are looking for some easy colorwork practice. The long narrow stripes combine well with the leafy fringe.

MEASUREMENTS Approx 51" x 60" [129.5 x 152.5 cm], excluding fringe.

A free knitting pattern using Super Bulky-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Colorwork, Stripes.

River Challenge

Free knitting pattern using DK-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Colorwork, Long Sleeve, Nordic pattern, Round Neckline, Round Yoke, Seamless, Top-Down.

River Challenge Jacket

This free knitting pattern uses DK-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Colorwork, Long Sleeve, Nordic pattern, Round Neckline, Round Yoke, Seamless, Top-Down.

Rocky Mountain Spring

Finished Measurements: 62” across the top and 33” from the top line to the tip of the center point

A free knitting pattern using Sport-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Colorwork, Lace pattern, Stripes.

Bamboo Stripey Beanie

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS Height: 8” Circumference: 18”

This free knitting pattern uses DK-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Colorwork, In-the-round, Seamless, Stripes, Worked as One-piece.

Mini Stripes Baby Blanket

MEASUREMENTS Approx 40" x 44" [101.5 x 112 cm].

Free knitting pattern using Super Bulky-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Chevron, Colorwork, Stripes.

Cloudscape

This free knitting pattern uses Lace or Sport-weight yarns. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Bottom-Up, Colorwork, Cowlneck, Long Sleeve, Relaxed fit, Seamed, Stockinette Stitch.

City Chic

Free knitting pattern using Lace-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Bottom-Up, Colorwork, Long Sleeve, Round Neckline, Seamed.

City Chic Jacket

A free knitting pattern using Lace-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Colorwork, Long Sleeve, Round Neckline, Seamed.

Horizon Trekkers

This free knitting pattern uses Fingering-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Colorwork, Stripes, Toe-up.

Neon Stripes Pullover

A free knitting pattern using DK-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Bottom-Up, Colorwork, Long Sleeve, Round Neckline, Seamed, Stripes.

Bunny Gift Bag

This free knitting pattern uses Super Bulky-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Colorwork, Stripes.

Fibres Stencil

Free knitting pattern using Worsted-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Colorwork, I-Cord.

Diamond Seas

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

Serpentines

A free knitting pattern using Fingering-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Chevron, Colorwork, In-the-round, Seamless, Stripes, Top-Down.

Le Pouf Cardigan

Free knitting pattern using Fingering-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Colorwork, Cropped, Long Sleeve, Stockinette Stitch, Top-Down.

Le Pouf Pullover

A free knitting pattern using Fingering-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Colorwork, Cropped, Long Sleeve, Top-Down.

Squared

Finished Measurements: 28¼” wide and 25¾” long from shoulder to hem when laying flat

This free knitting pattern uses Fingering-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Colorwork, Garter Stitch, I-Cord, Modular.

All My Stitches

Finished Measurements: 80½” long and 17½” deep

A free knitting pattern using Fingering-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Colorwork, Garter Stitch.

Frostie Stripes Cowl

Finished Measurements: 28" x 21"

Free knitting pattern using Aran-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Colorwork, Garter Stitch, Seamed, Stripes.

Urban Autumn

Free knitting pattern using Aran-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Colorwork, Crew Neck, English Rib, Long Sleeve, Seamless, Top-Down.

Arrows (Piler) Hat



A free knitting pattern using DK-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Bottom-Up, Colorwork, In-the-round, One-piece, Seamless.

Shockwaves

Finished Measurements: Approximately 20¾” wide and 94¼” long

Free knitting pattern using Fingering-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Chevron, Colorwork.

Clown Around

This free knitting pattern uses Fingering-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Colorwork, In-the-round, Seamless, Stripes.

Crisp Morning Rain

A free knitting pattern using DK-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Colorwork, In-the-round, Seamless, Textured pattern.

Winter Sunset Hat

A free knitting pattern using Super Bulky-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Colorwork, In-the-round, Seamless.

Inner Circle

Free knitting pattern using DK-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Colorwork, Crew Neck, Long Sleeve, Nordic pattern, Round Yoke, Seamless, Top-Down.

Graphic Snowflake Sweater

A free knitting pattern using Aran-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Bottom-Up, Colorwork, Crew Neck, Long Sleeve, Nordic pattern, Raglan, Seamed.

Winter Fjords Set

A free knitting pattern using Aran-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Colorwork, In-the-round, Nordic pattern, Seamless.

Akranes

Free knitting pattern using Aran-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Colorwork, Long Sleeve, Nordic pattern, Raglan, Seamless, Top-Down.

Spring Awakens

The scarf is worked in 2 strands of yarn, it measures 17" (43 cm) x 64" (162 cm) without fringe.

Free knitting pattern using Aran-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Colorwork, Stripes.

Reykjavik

This free knitting pattern uses DK-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Colorwork, Long Sleeve, Nordic pattern, Raglan, Seamless, Top-Down.

Log Cabin Shawl

MEASUREMENTS Approx 22" [56 cm] deep x 63" [162 cm] wide

A free knitting pattern using Worsted-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Colorwork, Garter Stitch.

Heartland Mittens

This free knitting pattern uses Worsted-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Colorwork, In-the-round, Intarsia, Seamless.

Kenai Skyline Shawl



This free knitting pattern uses DK-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Colorwork, Garter Stitch, Lace pattern, Top-Down, Worked as One-piece.

Sprinkle of Love Table Runner

MEASUREMENTS Approx 12½ x 72" [32 x 183 cm].

A free knitting pattern using Worsted-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Colorwork.

Rose Quartz Cowl

Finished Measurements: 7” wide (14” total circumference for tube) and 66” circumference

Free knitting pattern using Sport-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Colorwork, In-the-round.

Lace Tipped Cardigan

Free knitting pattern using Light Fingering-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Bottom-Up, Colorwork, Lace pattern, Long Sleeve, Seamed.

Story of Autum Jacket

This free knitting pattern uses Lace-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Colorwork, Long Sleeve, Round Neckline, Round Yoke, Seamless, Stripes, Top-Down.

Story of Autumn

Free knitting pattern using Lace-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Colorwork, Long Sleeve, Round Yoke, Seamless, Stripes, Top-Down.
















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