In this article, I have compiled a list of 5 free knitting pattern websites. If you want to design a new clothing then these free knitting pattern websites will help you find a stylish pattern for your knitting project. You can find numerous knitting patterns based on what you want to design the clothing for, materials required, project type, pattern brand, etc. The best part of these websites is that you can download the knitting pattern as a detailed PDF. In this PDF, all the materials required and steps of instruction to design the clothing items are written.
What I liked the most about these websites is that you can find knitting patterns based on difficulty levels like easy, medium, etc. So, if you are a beginner in knitting, then these websites can also prove to be a great learning resource. You can find easy knitting patterns, download them, and design at your own workspace to enhance your knitting skill :)
Lion Brand is a free website to get free awesome knitting patterns online. There are plenty of beautiful knitting patterns which you can pick to design an accessory like scarves, hats, beanies, etc. on your own. These pattern details can either be read on the website or downloaded as a PDF separately. A detailed procedure to design the knitting pattern is written in the PDF which can be easily followed. You don’t need to create an account in order to download the free knitting patterns. Go to the website from the link provided above to access all the free knitting patterns of different clothing items. If you are looking for a specific type of knitting patterns, then you can apply filters from the left panel. You can filter knitting patterns by skill level required, type of yarn used, accessory size, brand, etc. After applying filters, choose a knitting pattern to view its high-quality images and materials required for the project. For a knitting pattern, you can see its images, steps to design, materials, and yarn types required. The best part is that you can download a PDF of all these knitting pattern details. To download the knitting pattern as PDF, click on the “Free Pattern Download” button right next to its image, as can be seen in the screenshot above.
Red Heart is yet another free website to get knitting patterns as PDFs. It offers 3,500+ different knitting patterns to design different type of clothings like scarves, hats, shawls. etc and other different types of projects. So, if you have a knitting project in mind for the next winters, then this website is a good option to browse for different sort of patterns and even learn to design them. You can download any free knitting pattern as a PDF and follow the steps written inside to create a beautiful clothing. The high-quality pictures of various knitting patterns available on this website will help you decide whether you should go for it or not. If you find the list of knitting patterns a bit long, then apply filters to only see the one in which you are more interested. You can sort knitting patterns by required skill level, pattern brand, project type, etc. The link provided above will take you to the free knitting pattern section of Red Heart. On the left of its interface, there is a panel to apply filters and the main section then displays the results. Click on any pattern to read its details and download it as PDF.
Yarnspirations is another free website to get free knitting (1500+) and crochet patterns. Similar to other free knitting websites on my list, it can help you find a good knitting pattern for your knitting project. You can download a free knitting pattern as a PDF which includes all of its details from materials required to steps of designing the pattern. However, while browsing several knitting patterns on this website, I felt quite disappointed as there was just one knitting pattern image available and I couldn’t even zoom in to see the knitting pattern details clearly. To access knitting patterns, go to the link provided above. After that, apply filters if you want to find specific knitting patterns. You can filter knitting patterns by brand, skill level, project type, etc. Then from the results open a knitting pattern to download it as a PDF, as shown above.
Craftsy is yet another free knitting pattern website to get free knitting patterns for babies, men, and women clothing items. Unlike other knitting websites on this list, it doesn’t provide a detailed PDF of a pattern but it does provide all the details required to design the knitting pattern at your end. What I really liked about this website is that it provided multiple images of knitting patterns from different angles by which all the pattern details are clearly visible. Also, you can apply various filters to find knitting patterns for different difficulty levels, techniques, clothing type, accessories, homes, etc. The link provided above will directly take you to the free knitting pattern section of this website. You can then apply these filters to find the patterns for a specific clothing, technique, etc. Click on any knitting pattern to view its complete details, steps of design, and high-quality images. These knitting pattern images can be saved to PC by the “Save as Image” option in the context menu of the browser.
AllFreeKnitting.com is the last free knitting pattern website on my list. All the knitting patterns on this website are organized by different categories like Afghans, Blankets, Bags, Hats, etc. What I really missed in it from other similar websites above is the filters by which I could easily find a specific knitting pattern to create clothing and accessories. Here, you will have to browse through the mentioned categories to find a particular knitting pattern. Go to the link provided above to see all the free knitting patterns offered by this website. Click on any knitting pattern to read its details and see high-quality images, as shown in the screenshot above.
For all knitting hobbyist out there these free knitting pattern websites are a great source to find different designs for their next knitting project. The best part is that even if you are a beginner in the knitting domain, you can find knitting patterns that are easy to make. Also, there are detailed steps of instructions written to design a particular knitting pattern and materials required for it. This makes these websites a great source to learn knitting as well.