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Free Knitting Patterns

Free Knitting Patterns for the Home

Knitting, whether it's pillows or towels or warm blanket throws, can create a unique decorating style.

Knitting for the home is a fun way to create items you use around the house every day. Whether you’re looking to knit blanket or something simpler, like a pot holder, you will find plenty of ideas in this article.

Even for beginning knitters, the simple step-by-step instructions found in this article make each project accessible. You will find patterns and photos of the finished piece in order to help you organize and visualize your chosen project.


If you’ve been searching for fun, easy patterns for household goods, look no further. These free knitting patterns for the home are sure to please.

Free Pillow Knitting Patterns

The soft feel of a knitted pillow is a great place to rest your head.

Free Chevron Pillow Knitting Pattern

With bright colors and a wavy pattern, the chevron pillow is a fast and easy knit.

Free Curly Striped Pillow Knitting Pattern

This colorful pattern includes strips of yarn that are woven, not knit, for an unusual texture.

Free Fluffy Fun Pillow Knitting Pattern

Fanciful and fuzzy yarns do most of the work for you in this pattern -- making these cozy pillows is a snap.

Free Lace Hand Towel Knitting Pattern

Spice up your hand towels with this elegant pattern.

Free Designer Dishtowel Knitting Pattern

Making dishcloths is an easy way for beginners to practice their stitching.

Free Americana Pot Holder Knitting Pattern

This design is reminiscent of early Americana, and is sure to bring character to your kitchen.

Free Checkered Pot Holder Knitting Pattern

These sturdy, checkerboard pot holders make a terrific gift for your favorite chef.

Free Zigzag Throw Knitting Pattern

A hand-knit throw makes a cozy and thoughtful gift.

How to Knit

The art of knitting is surprisingly easy to learn. Pick up the basic elements of knitting with these simple steps.

Knitting Instructions

Knowing how to put basic stitches together will allow you to create a wide range of knitting projects. These tips will show you how.

The free knitting patterns on the next page will introduce you to accessories that can aid you around the home or out on the go.