Knitting Patterns

Free-KnitPatterns.com Online Store: Home of 100s of Free Knitting Patterns to Download!

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Introducing the first (of hopefully many!) showcased knitting store blog posts! As always, the series is exclusive to the Knitting and Purling blog. Today's featured Web-based knitting store is Free-KnitPatterns.com, your ultimate online resource for free knitting patterns! It's the sister … [Read more...]

Illustrated Guide on How to Knit Increase Stitches by Making 1 Right (M1R) Stitch in a Knitting Pattern

Illustrated guide to Make 1 Right Stitch (M1R) - photo 5

I finally got around to posting blog photos documenting my progress of knitting the Chevron Panels pattern (a.k.a. the January 6th knitting pattern of the day in the Vogue Knitting Stitch-a-Day Calendar). Part of the Chevron Panels pattern required increase stitches be made via Making 1 Stitch … [Read more...]

Measuring Gauge Size in Stockinette Stitch Pattern for Cascade 220 Heathers Yarn [Vogue Knitting Calendar Project]

Measuring gauge size in Vogue Knitting Calendar quilt project (bird's eye view)

As mentioned in my last blog post, I had good intentions of keeping up with my plan to knit an 8" x 8" square swatch every day in accordance to the daily knitting patterns listed in this year's Vogue Knitting Stitch-a-Day Calendar. I kept it up for a good month or so before the plan … [Read more...]

January 10, 2011: Diagonal Moss Stripe Pattern [Vogue Knitting Stitch-a-Day Calendar Quilt Project]

Vogue Knitting Stitch-a-Day Calendar - Diagonal Moss Stripe pattern (January 10)

Diagonal Moss Stripe: Knitting Pattern for January 10th Knitting Pattern Type Diagonal/rib texture knitting pattern # of Yarn Colors Required 1 color # Stitches / Rows in Each Multiple / Repeat [12-stitch repeat] x [14 rows] # Stitches / Rows in My 8" x 8" Square … [Read more...]

January 8 & 9, 2011: Diagonal Eyelet Mosaic Pattern [Vogue Knitting Stitch-a-Day Calendar Quilt Project]

Vogue Knitting Stitch-a-Day Calendar - Diagonal Eyelet Mosaic pattern for January 8 and 9

Diagonal Eyelet Mosaic: Knitting Pattern for January 8th & 9th Knitting Pattern Type Eyelet lace knitting pattern # of Yarn Colors Required 1 color # Stitches / Rows in Each Multiple / Repeat [(16-stitch repeat) + (2 stitches)] x [32 rows] # Stitches / Rows in … [Read more...]

January 7, 2011: Chevron Rib Pattern [Vogue Knitting Stitch-a-Day Calendar Quilt Project]

Vogue Knitting Stitch-a-Day Calendar - Chevron Rib pattern for January 7

Chevron Rib: Knitting Pattern for January 7th Knitting Pattern Type Diagonal knitting pattern # of Yarn Colors Required 1 color # Stitches / Rows in Each Multiple / Repeat [(16-stitch repeat) + 1 stitch] x [16 rows] # Stitches / Rows in My 8" x 8" Square … [Read more...]

January 6, 2011: Chevron Panels Pattern [Vogue Knitting Stitch-a-Day Calendar Quilt Project]

Vogue Knitting Stitch-a-Day Calendar - Chevron Panels pattern for January 6

Chevron Panels: Knitting Pattern for January 6th Knitting Pattern Type Rib knitting pattern # of Yarn Colors Required 1 color # Stitches / Rows in Each Multiple / Repeat [(16-stitch repeat) + 3 stitches] x [16 rows] # Stitches / Rows in My 8" x 8" Square … [Read more...]

January 5, 2011: Back to the Garden Pattern [Vogue Knitting Stitch-a-Day Calendar Quilt Project]

Vogue Knitting Stitch-a-Day Calendar - Back to the Garden pattern for January 5

Back to the Garden: Knitting Pattern for January 5th Knitting Pattern Type Multicolor knitting pattern # of Yarn Colors Required 5 colors # Stitches / Rows in Each Multiple / Repeat [36-stitch repeat] x [36 rows] # Stitches / Rows in My 8" x 8" Square … [Read more...]

January 4, 2011: Arabia Pattern [Vogue Knitting Stitch-a-Day Calendar Quilt Project]

Vogue Knitting Stitch-a-Day Calendar - Arabia pattern for January 4

Arabia: Knitting Pattern for January 4th Knitting Pattern Type Multicolor knitting pattern # of Yarn Colors Required 6 colors # Stitches / Rows in Each Multiple / Repeat Section #1 = [6-stitch repeat] x [23 rows] Section #2 = [12-stitch repeat] x [22 rows] # … [Read more...]

January 3, 2011: Anemone Pattern [Vogue Knitting Stitch-a-Day Calendar Quilt Project]

Vogue Knitting Stitch-a-Day Calendar - Anemone pattern for January 3

Anemone: Knitting Pattern for January 3rd Knitting Pattern Type Texture knitting pattern # of Yarn Colors Required 1 color # Stitches / Rows in Each Multiple / Repeat [4-stitch repeat] x [6 rows] # Stitches / Rows in My 8" x 8" Square Swatch [34 stitches] x … [Read more...]

January 1 & 2, 2011: Airfield Pattern [Vogue Knitting Stitch-a-Day Calendar Quilt Project]

Vogue Knitting Stitch-a-Day Calendar - Airfield pattern for January 1 and 2

Airfield: Knitting Pattern for January 1st & 2nd Knitting Pattern Type Multicolor knitting pattern # of Yarn Colors Required 4 colors # Stitches / Rows in Each Multiple / Repeat Section #1 = [5-stitch repeat] x [6 rows] Section #2 = [12-stitch repeat] x [11 … [Read more...]

Continuation of My Knitting Project Du Jour: Finishing the Body Trim of Stefanie Japel’s Trapeze Jacket

Trapeze Jacket Project Diagram - Tackling the Body Trim (3 Cycles of Fishtail Lace Pattern)

A week ago today, I wrote my first official blog post documenting the progress of my knitting project du jour, the Trapeze Jacket by Stefanie Japel, taken from her Glam Knits book. Last week, I had focused on my experience with tackling the yoke portion of the jacket, which mainly comprised of a … [Read more...]

Catching Up on My Knitting Project Du Jour: The Trapeze Jacket by Stefanie Japel

Trapeze Jacket knitting project diagram 1 (decoding the yoke)

Here we go! I'm psyched to finally start blogging on the progress of my knitting project du jour. Follow my blog posts as I try my hand at decoding the latest knitting pattern. I'll also be including a "photo diary" of sorts that will graphically record my progress. Current Knitting Project: … [Read more...]