Free Knitting and Crochet Patterns and Tutorials on Blogs

On my last post I shared some links to yarn companies that offer free patterns. This time I want to share some blogs that have free patterns and sometimes even tutorials.  I find that the pictures in the tutorials really help me learn new stitches and understand new patterns.  This is just a short list of blogs where I have recently found patterns.  I will continue to add more as I discover more.  I hope some of these help inspire you to try new patterns. 🙂  Cross bookmark, pineapple bookmark
Lots of color in these designs
Great graduation owl and other animals
Knit, crochet,sewing, embroidery,needlework, etc
This link will take you to a cute giraffe toy.
This knitter has been working through some stitch patterns that her grandmother left in a notebook.  She works through the patterns and then shares them.
Here’s a pattern for a vest for a boy.
A blog that has a new free pattern every Friday   The owl pattern that I posted about in an earlier post came from this website.  This is a website that I regularly follow.



Free Knitting and Crochet Patterns

I think most of us have a limited budget.  A pattern has to be really special or I have to have a special reason for needing it before I pay money for it. So I am always looking for free patterns to try. Today I thought I would share some of the places I find free patterns.


A great place to start is with companies that make and sell yarn.  Here are some that I have found.

Crystal Palace yarns

Yarn market lists a lot of yarn companies that I didn’t know about and gives you links to their free patterns.



Blogs are another place to find some great patterns.  There are usually a few free patterns mixed in with others that you can buy.  Sometimes you will even find a tutorial which I consider a bonus!  🙂  In my next post I will share some blogs that have free patterns.  If you have a great place to find free patterns I’d love to hear about it!!

Soap Cozies & Dishcloths


Here are two of my recent projects – Soap Cozies and dishcloths. Both of these projects are great for using some of your leftover yarn. The Green/Brown/white dishcloth was crocheted and the purple dishcloth was knitted. These are just two of the patterns I have been trying.

What are soap cozies you ask? They are my own personal creation. They are crocheted little bags with a tie on the top. You place either a bar of soap or leftover pieces of soap into the bag, and tie the bag shut. It’s like a washcloth and soap in one, and you no longer have to worry about a slippery soap bar slipping out of your hand. It also solves another problem that I have. I hate throwing away small pieces of soap because I feel like it is wasting them, but I also hate trying to hold on to them. This way I can use them up!! These cozies were crocheted with cotton yarn.