Category Archives: Free Patterns

FREEBIE Pixel Stitch Socks


Pixel Stitch Socks

Worked from the toe up, these pretty socks would make an excellent spring project for the intermediate knitter. They’d look great with the subtle variations of the semi-solid, hand-dyed colour of Malabrigo Alegria. If you aren’t feeling that fancy, go for Cascade Heritage. You won’t go wrong with either, both yarns are made with super-soft merino wool that is blended with nylon to help them wear well.

Yarn Options

Malabrigo Alegria: 1 skein in each of 2 colours

Cascade Heritage: 1 skein in each of 2 colours


  • FREE Pattern
  • 2.75mm/US2 double pointed needles (or size to obtain gauge)
  • scrap yarn
  • small crochet hook (for cast on)

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FREEBIE Metric Baby Blanket




I love the simplicity of this baby blanket. It looks great, and I think it’s perfect for novices and experienced knitters alike. It would look amazing in a hand-painted yarn like Malabrigo Rios (100% superwash merino wool), or equally elegant with Cascade 220 Superwash (100% machine washable Peruvian wool), Berroco Vintage (superwash wool-synthetic blend), or a washable cotton-synthetic blend like Cascade Avalon.  Heathered colours are always well received.


  • approximately 35” x 36” or 87.5cm x 90 cm (or block it larger)

Yarn Options

Malabrigo Rios: 5 to 6 skeins

Cascade 220 Superwash: 5 skeins (use 4.5mm/US7 needles)

Berroco Vintage: 5 skeins

Cascade Avalon: 7 skeins


  • FREE Pattern
  • 4.5mm to 5mm or US 7 or 8 – 29″ circular needles
  • tapestry or darning needle
  • stitch markers

FREEBIE Lace Ribbon Scarf


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Lace Ribbon Scarf

I love this simple lace scarf, it’s so pretty and uncomplicated! As with scarves, needle size isn’t super important,  just make sure your needle size matches your yarn.

Yarn Options


  • FREE Pattern
  • 3.25mm/US3 needles (or appropriate size for your yarn)
  • tapestry/darning needle



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FREEBIE Concello


I think Concello is a really simple, pretty spring/summer sweater that you can wear with just about anything, anywhere. It’s worked in one piece from the top down, with the sleeves are picked up around the armhole, and the sleeve caps shaped using short rows. The sleeves and hem are edged with an easy picot crocheted border.

Yarn Options

Berroco Summer Silk (go up a needle size for this yarn): 4(4, 5, 5, 5, 6, 6, 7) skeins

Cascade Ultra Pima: 5(5, 5, 5, 6, 7, 7, 7) skeins

Cascade Ultra Pima Paints: 5(5, 5, 5, 6, 7, 7, 7) skeins

Mineville Merino DK: 5(5, 5, 5, 6, 7, 7, 7) skeins


  • XS[S, M, L, 1X, 2X, 3X, 4X]  shown in size M with 1 inch of positive ease
  • Finished Bust: 32.25[36, 40.25, 44, 48.25, 52, 56.25, 60] inches or 82[91.5, 102, 112, 122.5, 132, 143, 152.5] cm
  • Finished Length: 22.25[22.75, 23.25, 23.5, 24.25, 24.75, 25.5, 26] inches or 56.5[58, 59, 59.5, 61.5, 63, 65, 66] cm

Other Materials

  • FREE Pattern
  • 4mm/US6 – 32″ circular needles
  • 4mm/US6 – 12″ or 16″ circular needles or double pointed needles
  • 3.75mm/US5 – 12″ or 16″ circular needles or double pointed needles
  • 3.25mm/D crochet hook
  • stitch markers
  • 2 hanging-style/locking stitch markers
  • Waste yarn or stitch holders
  • one 1.75-inch/4.5 cm button (optional)
  • yarn needle


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FREEBIE Kitty Ankle Socks

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YinYang Kitty Ankle Socks

File these adorable socks under “I saw these and thought of YOU”. Seriously, you don’t have to be a cat person, they’re adorable.  Whip them up with a super soft blend of machine washable merino wool and nylon ( so they wear well); semi-solid hand-dyed Manos Alegria, or affordably priced Cascade Heritage.

Yarn Options


  • FREE Pattern
  • 2.25mm/US1 double pointed needles (or whatever technique you prefer: 12″ circulars, magic loop, or 2 circulars)
  • tapestry needle

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Photos: Geena Garcia


NEW Handmaiden Silken

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Handmaiden Silken

Handmaiden Silken is one of the best silks around! It’s a 100% silk yarn with an exceptional lustre and texture – it’s as smooth as it gets! It has a remarkable drape, and look outstanding can for lace or non-lace garments, and it will look outstanding either way. The yardage is also great; just one skein makes a Wavy Scarf, a Drop Stitch Scarf, or a Lace Ribbon Scarf, and two skeins make a Clapotis wrap (all FREE patterns).

  • 100% Silk
  • 100g-250m (273 yds)
  • 3.5mm/US4 needles
  • 24 sts + 4″ (10cm)
  • Hand wash
  • Made in Canada
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