Free Patterns

Cool Things (before we get to the patterns, if I put it last you might miss it)


Beading made easy a tutorial on how to add beads with a crochet hook to your knitting from FluffyKnitterDeb
Fleegle's Blog has info on how to alter your crochet hook to assist when knitting with beads.
Knitting Pattern Translator- yes knit that pattern you found when you were traveling.
The Incredible, custom knit raglan sweater.com Yes it baby steps you though everything, so you can knit a raglan sweater that fits, with the yarn you want.
The Knitting Fiend.com Generators, for everything from sweaters to headbands, and of course dog sweaters.
Make you own knitting graph paper, thanks to the knitting fiend, didn't want you to over look this
Top Down Raglan Pullover Using percentages, (think Elizabeth Zimmerman here)

Knitting store locator from Mapmuse I always try to use this before I set out to travel anywhere, we always need more yarn.
MimKnits Has info on lace knitting design, knitting with beads, knitting math etc...
Stitch N Bitch.org Find a knitting group in your area or start one
How to buy enough yarn from wool festival.com, out shopping without a pattern? Put this chart in your purse and you can get a rough idea of how much to buy
Make your own Book Want to put all of your patterns, photos etc. into a book, here is a site that will help you do it.
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Now for the pattern links...

Austermann Fashion & Style A online knitting mag, lots of good info.  A source of great patterns! PDF format with a good photo.
Bernat.com Collection of knitted items, wide range of patterns and skill level, must register. (crochet patterns also)
Berrocco yarns.com Has some free patterns and some to purchase
Boogie socks blogger a great blog and lots of pattern links, Thanks!
Canada Living.com Large variety of patterns, hard to find what you are looking for.
Cat Bordhi.com An unusual designer, these are worth looking  at.
Carewear.org  Pattern for premies, Baby knit patterns, also crochet.
Caron.comSome basic knit patterns.
Coatscrafts.co.uk Small amount of knitting patterns and some crochet, cute.
Colorful Stitches.com  Good selection of patterns.
Cosmicplutoknit.com 7 free patterns to tease you, (3 from knitty) take a look, good blogger and designer
Craftyarncouncil.com/  A little bit of everything
CocoKnits A small collection of nice patterns, plus some tutorials
Come to Silver.com - just a few for now but very pretty.
Craft town.com Large variety. divided into types of patterns.
Cryatal Palace Yarns.com Lots of patterns, good index
Daily Knitter.com Knitting patterns with a good directory, also knitting reviews, news, and help. Good site.
Dish and washcloth mania a large array of pattern links, love dishcloths? gotta see this...
Gritty Knits- This blogger has a small variety of nice patterns, my favorite is a sheep (Woolie the Ewe)
Elann.com  Small amount of free pattens.
Extreme knitting.com Several patterns from Jennifer Rose Thurston.
Flickr.com Free knitting and crochet patterns, yes I didn't know they were they either. Good surprise.
Free Felting Patterns Mostly bags, pet beds and hats.
Free Patterns.com Has knitting, crochet, and many craft patterns. 
Fleegle Heel sock Very interesting way to make a sock heel, this is a toe up pattern, lots of people swear by it.
Free Knitting patterns  A small selection of knitting patterns..
Free Knitting Patterns.com Large index of free patterns. Good variety, good organization.
Free Patterns from Monika! Worth a look, especially if you like shawls!
Fuzzy Galore.com  Fun patterns for Fuzzygalore
Hello Yarn.com Fun patterns and she blogs!
Interweave Knits.com Patterns and more
Ipod mittens, pdf file, free pattern, knit both at the same time
Jimmy Beans Wool.com Nice patterns, not too many, but worth taking a look
Knitters Review.com This is a great website, everything you want to know, calenders of fiber fairs, reviews, forums, don't know something, you can probably find it here.
Knit finder.com - this is a link list of the top free knitting pattern sources online, can't beat it!
Knit Free.com A list of knitting pattern links, good assortment
Knit List.com A extensive pattern link list, divided into catagories.
Knit Net.com A online knitting magazine, if not subscribed you can still see a limited area of it, including a few patterns.
KnitPicks.com We all love knit picks and they have some free patterns
Knitting and.com A blog with nice patterns, thanks Sarah
Knitting Daily.com Free knit and crochet patterns, blog, forums, lots of good stuff here..
Knitting on the Net.Many patterns, easy to find in catagories
Knitting on the net Free sock patterns (I don't want you to overlook them)
Knitting Pattern Central.com Links to many, many patterns of all kinds
Knitty.com Online kntting and spinning mag, fab free patterns, articles, messages boards and more, also a great spinning section, new edition 4 times a year.
Knitty Chick.com It says it is an online link to thousands of knitting and crochet patterns, organized well.
Lion Brand Yarn.com A hugh amount of pattern, crochet and knitting.
Marnie MacLean.com Good patterns, and a great blog
Peaches & Cream cotton yarn patterns, for knitting, crochet and weaving
Pieknits Some pay patterns and the free ones are at the end of the list, love the cherry and blueberry pie pattern! (low cal *grin*)
Ravelry.com A super knitting community, you just have to go there,
Rowan Yarns.com Who doesn't love Rowan patterns?
Schaefer Yarn.com Not many but pretty patterns.
Shadow knitting links, info and patterns from FreshIsle Fibers
Simple Knits.com Wow check out her blog, she has 352 Triangle shawl patterns, plus other types.
Simple Knits.com A great blog link of  653 patterns to knit with 1- 285 yards of yarn! Great resource for spinners.
Sockknitters, sock patterns galore, separated by patterns, designer, size, or yarn weight, a great resource.
Sock pattern links from Boogie knits!
Soxie.com Free patterns!
Spin craft patterns, not free but interesting patterns, a free catalog, includes sweater from the top, and sweater from the bottom.
Spud&Chloe blog-some nice free patterns, see list at right side on their blog, there are patterns to buy also. And a great list of tutorials.
Squido-A link list of all kinds of patterns, from holidays and home to toys and accessories, clothing also.
Stitch Nation.com A few free patterns, they are cute, and hopefully more to come!
The knitting Geek.com Some patterns from yes, the knitting geek
Vintage knitting.com Great info abbreviations, patterns, needle conversions, and more
Vogue Knitting.com Not many patterns, but good ones.
Wendy Knits blog She has a great blog, and lots of free patterns, queen of the toe up socks, lots of sock patterns among other interesting links.
Woolworks.org Many great patterns, good organization
WoolyWormhead Knit and Crochet - She has a great list of tutorials for stitches, and a list of free patterns (all hats), also knitting fonts to download, along with dyeing and spinning tutorials.

Crochet sites
Crochet pattern central  Has a wide variety of patterns, plus tutortials.
Crochet patterns only  Cute patterns, majority are children or household items.


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Thanks