Category Archives: free patterns

Introducing CotLin Reflections

Our latest Special Reserve Collection, CotLin Reflections, is everything I love in yarn. Inspired by the iconic hues of Indigo dyeing traditions, the collection was designed to highlight the stunning contrasts between snowy white fiber, indigo blue, and all those lovely shades in between. And boy, does it! Reflections is downright gorgeous, and the fact that it’s a summery cotton and linen blend just makes it absolutely perfect in my book.

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City Tweed – Yarn of the Month!

City Tweed was my first Knit Picks love - I didn't work here yet and when I got my catalog, I drooled over the brand new City Tweed yarn. Ten years later, I'm still in love. And now it's on sale for the entire month of March!

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Our Latest Yarn, New Collections, and More!

We're so excited to share what's new with us at Knit Picks! Muse, our newest yarn line, has been months in the making--it's our first ever Knit Picks exclusive yarn crafted in Japan. And as you can see, the colors are downright stunning. Not only that, we have two gorgeous new pattern collections perfect for these chilly winter months, our annual dishcloth compilation, and some great free patterns. Read on to learn more!

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Free Star Baby Cloth Pattern

If you are looking for perfect baby shower gifts to make, a soft cotton cloth is always welcome. Whether for cleaning delicate skin or using as all around snuggle piece, these towels are super useful as well as being fun to make! We've shown you several this year; the newest is the very cute Star Baby Cloth.

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Free Crochet Celtic Weave Dishcloth Pattern

“May you have warm words on a cold evening, a full moon on a dark night and a smooth road all the way to your door.” - Irish Blessing Playing with front post and back post crochet always has fascinating results - it creates a fun texture that is perfect for dishcloths. An example I hadn't run across before is this week's newest member of the Scrub-A-Dub club - check out the free Crochet Celtic Weave Dishcloth pattern

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12 Weeks of Gifting: Birdseye Kitchen Set

We’ve arrived at the last installment of our 12 Weeks of Gifting series.  This week’s free pattern, the Birdseye Kitchen Set, will come in handy for your post-holiday cleanup. Knit in Dishie yarns, the Birdseye set is a fun and easy knit. The textured body is accented by bands of color and includes instructions for both a hand towel and dishcloth. This pieces are easy to resize by adding or subtracting a multiple of 2 stitches, and then knitting to desired length. Happy Knitting & Happy Holidays!      

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Free Nordic Dishcloth Pattern

Cables are not a usual option for dishcloths, mainly because usually only one side looks good while the wrong side is just not attractive. But the newest member of our Scrub-A-Dub club looks great on both sides - check out the free Nordic Dishcloth pattern.

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Free Christmas Bauble Washcloth Pattern

"For it is in giving that we receive" - Francis of Assisi The holidays are upon us! (Happy Hanukkah!). If you are looking for a quick decorating project - or a quick gift - you can't go wrong with the newest member of the Scrub-A-Dub club check out the sweet free Christmas Bauble Washcloth pattern.

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Free Small Tiles Dishcloth Pattern

In most cases, knitting (or crocheting) a dishcloth tends to be the same basic constructions - working back and forth in a square. If you are looking to change up your dishcloth game, the newest member of the Scrub-A-Dub club is the perfect project - check out the free Small Tiles Dishcloth pattern.

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Knit Picks Free Pattern Dotty Cowl
12 Weeks of Gifting: Dotty Cowl

This week’s free 12 Weeks of Gifting pattern is a fun + playful project features a brilliant checkerboard of bright colors! The Dotty Cowl is knit in the round from the bottom up. It begins and ends with a reverse stockinette band, knit from the wrong side (no purling on the bands). The Dotty Stitch Pattern is a simple slip-stitch pattern which is enhanced by the effortless color transitions of Chroma Worsted. Only one color is used per round, making this a very relaxing knit. There is enough yardage with Chroma Worsted for two cowls; one for you and one for a friend.  

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