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North Gate Sweater

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

North Gate Cardigan

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

Child's Pleated Lace Dress

This free knitting pattern uses Sport-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: A-shape, Lace, Seamless, Short Rows, Top-Down.

Autumn Wreath Jacket

A free knitting pattern using Worsted-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Buttons, Leaf pattern, Long Sleeve, Round Yoke, Seamless, Top-Down.

Autumn Wreath Sweater

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

American Girl Doll Faux Fair Isle Cardigan

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

AYRTON Onesie

Free knitting pattern using DK-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Top-Down, Worked as One-piece.

Little Black Cat Pullover

A free knitting pattern using Super Bulky-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Colorwork, In-the-round, Long Sleeve, Round Neckline, Round Yoke, Seamless, Stranded, Top-Down, Worked as One-piece.

Now and Forever Cardi

Free knitting pattern using Worsted-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Lace pattern, Round Neckline, Round Yoke, Seamless, Short Sleeves, Top-Down, Worked as One-piece.

Pink Sandstone Sweater

A free knitting pattern using DK-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: In-the-round, Lace pattern, Long Sleeve, Saddle Shoulder, Seamless, Top-Down.

Pink Sandstone Sweater

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

Camden Top Down Cardi

SIZES: 1 year (2 years, 3 years)

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

Fortuna Pullover

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

Holiday Socks



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

Chunky Cardi

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

Swept Away Sweater

A free knitting pattern using Worsted-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Balloon sleeves, Cable, Saddle Shoulder, Seamless, Top-Down.

Basic Triangle Shawl



This free knitting pattern uses DK-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Garter Stitch, One-piece, Seamless, Stockinette Stitch, Top-Down.

Le Pouf Sweater

This free knitting pattern uses Fingering-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: In-the-round, Long Sleeve, Round Neckline, Seamless, Stockinette Stitch, Top-Down.

Uda Jumper

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

Dancing Diamonds Cardigan

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

Dancing Diamonds Sweater

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

UFO Yoke Baby Sweater

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

Melody Jumper

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

Bronze Summer Sweater

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

Bronze Summer Sweater

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

Kid's Top-Down Stripes Raglan

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

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

Stepping Stones Shawl



A free knitting pattern using DK-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Colorwork, Lace, Top-Down, Worked as One-piece.

Ranunculus Sweater

If you're looking for a pattern that offers Fair Isle colorwork on a round yoke, look no further than this great sweater from yarn.com. Recommended for those with experience knitting seamless garments.

A free knitting pattern using Sport-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Colorwork, Fair Isle, In-the-round, Long Sleeve, Round Neckline, Round Yoke, Seamless, Top-Down.

Lightning Sweater

This pattern is brought to you courtesy of Knitty Magazine. The round yoke comes to life with a motif of thunderbolts created using stranded colorwork. Many small details in the construction make this sweater perfect in both style and comfort. Recommended for experienced knitters!

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

Ribs and Stripes Knit Yoke Sweater

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

October Sweater

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

Wool You Love Me Cardigan

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

White Water Jacket

This free knitting pattern uses Lace-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Cropped, Lace pattern, Long Sleeve, Pouffe Sleeves, Seamless, Top-Down.

White Water Sweater

A free knitting pattern using Lace-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Lace pattern, Saddle Shoulder, Top-Down.

Biker’s Cowl / Dickie

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

Swing by Spring Top

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

Cooling Creek Sweater

A free knitting pattern using Worsted-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: 3-quarter sleeves, Lace pattern, Loose fit, Raglan, Seamless, Top-Down.

Striped Yoke Women's Pullover

This free knitting pattern uses Super Bulky-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Colorwork, In-the-round, Round Neckline, Round Yoke, Seamless, Stripes, Top-Down.

Ribs and Stripes Yoke Sweater

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

Skibsdreng Vest

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

Elena Child's Sweater

Sizes: 2 (4, 6, 8, 10) years

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

Sapphire Trails Cardigan

A free knitting pattern using DK-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: 3-quarter sleeves, Balloon sleeves, Lace pattern, Seamless, Top-Down.

Sapphire Trails Sweater

Free knitting pattern using DK-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: 3-quarter sleeves, Balloon sleeve, In-the-round, Lace pattern, Seamless, Top-Down.

Summer League Cutoff Top

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

Luscious Lilacs Cardigan

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

Sweet Susan Cardigan

This free knitting pattern uses Sport-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Lace pattern, Raglan, Round Neckline, Seamless, Short Sleeves, Top-Down.

Hidden Pocket Steeked Cardigan

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

Lavender Rose Sweater

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

Blue Sparkle Cardigan

A free knitting pattern using Worsted-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Lace edge, Leaf pattern, Round Neckline, Round Yoke, Short Sleeves, Top-Down.

Swing by Spring Skirt

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

Mariposa

This free knitting pattern uses Sport-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Lace pattern, Puff sleave, Seamless, Short Sleeves, Top-Down.

Incoming Tide Cardigan

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

Incoming Tide Sweater

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

Sweetheart Child's Eyelet Cardigan

This cute cardigan is actually quite easy to knit. The eyelet motif is simple but adds a unique and eye-catching look. The pattern is described in several sizes for toddlers to young kids.

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

Crushed Walnuts Sweater

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

Crushed Walnuts Cardigan

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

Child's Top Down Pullover

Sizes: 2-8 years

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

Lavender Sprinkles Sweater

This free knitting pattern uses Worsted-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: 3-quarter sleeves, In-the-round, Raglan, Relaxed fit, Seamless, Textured pattern, Top-Down.

Lavender Sprinkles Jacket

Free knitting pattern using Worsted-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: 3-quarter sleeves, Raglan, Relaxed fit, Seamless, Textured pattern, Top-Down.

Blue Glaze Cardigan

A free knitting pattern using Worsted-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: 3-quarter sleeves, Saddle Shoulder, Seamless, Top-Down.

Blue Glaze Sweater

This free knitting pattern uses Worsted-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: 3-quarter sleeves, Saddle Shoulder, Seamless, Top-Down.

Tammi Sweater

Sizes: 8 (10, 12) years

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

Lace Socks in Nalle

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

Turning Leaves Sweater

Free knitting pattern using Aran-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: In-the-round, Lace pattern, Long Sleeve, Raglan, Seamless, Top-Down.

Turning Leaves Cardigan

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

Peaches and Cream Jacket

A free knitting pattern using Worsted-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: 3-quarter sleeves, Puff sleave, Seamless, Top-Down, Wrap.

French Riviera Cropped Summer Raglan Cardigan

Top-down seamless cardigan

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

Lace Yoke Tee

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

Esme Half-Zip Sweater

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

Zero Crops Given Top

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

Country Dew Cardigan

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

Country Dew Sweater

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

Galatea Sweater

Knitted sweater in 1 strand DROPS Kid-Silk and 1 strand DROPS BabyAlpaca Silk.

A free knitting pattern. Pattern attributes and techniques include: In-the-round, Lace pattern, Long Sleeve, Raglan, Seamless, Top-Down.

Galatea Cardigan

Knitted jacket with 1 strand DROPS Kid-Silk and 1 strand DROPS Alpaca.

Free knitting pattern. Pattern attributes and techniques include: Lace pattern, Long Sleeve, Raglan, Seamless, Top-Down.

Velvet Turtle Pullover

This free knitting pattern uses Worsted-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: 3-quarter sleeves, Cropped, Oversized fit, Raglan, Seamless, Top-Down.

Sock Knitter's Pullover

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

Lost in Lavender Cardigan

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

Lost in Lavender Sweater

Free knitting pattern using Lace-weight yarn. Pattern attributes and techniques include: 3-quarter sleeves, Lace pattern, Saddle Shoulder, Top-Down.

Girls' Old-Time Raglan Banded Dress

Pretty knitted girls' dress with banded stripes and bow collar

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

Perfect T-Shirt

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
















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