Knitting Patterns

I am glad to offer you a collection of free knitting patterns. Enjoy!

All of my free patterns are licensed under the Creative Commons License and are for personal use only. This means you can use them to knit items for yourself, your family and friends but not for sale. Please contact me if you want to use a pattern to knit items for a charity sale or a school market.


Peyote Pincushion

You will need: Yarn: “Ambre” by Cheval Blanc, 70% bamboo, 30% cotton, 50g=150m (or any other to fit gauge), ca. 20m. Filling: wool, cotton or synthetic fiber. 2 small flat buttons (or 1 flat and one decorative). A set of 4 double-pointed needles, metric size – 2,5mm (UK size 12.5, US size 1.5), or the … Continue reading Peyote Pincushion

Liffey Hat

Liffey is a mixed pattern hat, including both cables and lace, in a cute leafy shape. The traditional ribbing is replaced by an i-cord, tied at the back to form a bow. Size: to fit head circumference of 56cm (for bigger or smaller size, consider changing yarn thickness and/or needle size). Yarn: SOKA (70% wool, … Continue reading Liffey Hat

Green Grocery Eco-Bag

Green Grocery bag  Yarn: Ambre by Cheval Blanc, fingering weight – 2 skeins of 50 g (= 300m). Use a strong and easy-to-wash yarn, like cotton or bamboo. You will need: Circular needles (or a set of double-pointed needles): UK size 9.5, US size 4, metric size – 3.5 mm. 2 double-pointed needles: UK size … Continue reading Green Grocery Eco-Bag

SimplyCity Collection #1

SCC # 1 (SimplyCity Collection # 1) This hat is the first item of my SimplyCity Collection. An SCC item is unsophisticated, efficient and easy to knit. Form. Function. Fun. SimplyCity. Size: medium to large. For a smaller size, use thinner yarn and needles. Yarn: Baya by Cheval Blanc: Bulky/12 ply (7 wpi), 50g=90m, 2 … Continue reading SimplyCity Collection #1

SimplyCity Collection #2

SCC # 2 (SimplyCity Collection # 2) This hat is the second item of my SimplyCity Collection. An SCC item is unsophisticated, efficient and easy to knit. Form. Function. Fun. SimplyCity. Size: small/medium/large. Yarn: Baya by Cheval Blanc: Bulky/12 ply (7 wpi), 50g=90m (or any other yarn matching the gauge), 2 skeins. You will need: … Continue reading SimplyCity Collection #2

SimplyCity Collection #3

SCC # 3 (SimplyCity Collection # 3) This ribbed hat is extremely easy to knit and can be worn in several ways. The model is unisex and will fit both an adult and a teenager. Form. Function. Fun. SimplyCity. Size: One size. But a very stretchy one. Yarn: Baya by Cheval Blanc: Bulky/12 ply (7 … Continue reading SimplyCity Collection #3


This one is definitely a minimalist project: two colours, simple design and a couple of valuable tips into the bargain. Something you would like to wear with the oversized, brutal-looking earrings you bought last month. The tank is knitted in stockinette stitch on circular needles and sewn on the back. Every stripe is one row … Continue reading Hippotigris


Pedestrian An eye-catching hat with a stylish stranded band designed to keep your ears warm this winter! Size: will fit head circumference of 56cm. For a larger/smaller size, consider changing yarn and/or needles. Yarn: SOKA sock yarn, fingering/4 ply/14wpi, 50g=150m, 3 skeins. Colours A (yellow), B (light gray), C (dark gray). You can use a … Continue reading Pedestrian

On The Wing

I’ve knitted this (as it has turned out to be) neckerchief in order to test a stranded pattern that I’ve designed. The pattern consists of a triangle with a butterfly design in the middle and a spotted background. The combination of 4 triangles gives a square with somewhat wavy sides which, once washed, folded, stretched … Continue reading On The Wing

The Knitter’s Easter Sheep Egg

In Ukraine, the tradition to colour and paint Easter eggs has existed for centuries. There are plenty of Easter egg types, differentiated by the techniques used, the best known being ‘pysanka’ (from ‘pysaty’ – to write). The motifs used to decorate the eggs have a deep symbolic meaning, e.g. the sun for life, health and … Continue reading The Knitter’s Easter Sheep Egg

Funny Bunny Egg Cap

Spend less than one hour to turn leftover yarn into a funny bunny egg cozy! Materials: any DK yarn (ca. 12m) a set of 4 (or 5) 3mm sock needles 2 safety pins/stitch holders a tapestry needle optional: toy eyes and nose Abbreviations: CO – cast on sts – stitches k – knit p – … Continue reading Funny Bunny Egg Cap

Ume Hat And Gloves

September is almost a memory now and early mornings are getting chilly. Time to get out your needles and knit something to keep you warm! How about Ume? This cute little set is perfect for those transitional weeks when the weather changes from winter to summer and back within a couple of hours. A lace … Continue reading Ume Hat And Gloves

Dry Land Sailor

Summer is coming – at least, elsewhere, it is – so I thought some of you might already be dreaming about the hot sand and the rustle of the waves… And if, like myself, you have to wait for a while before heading southwards, why not do it with knitting needles in your hands? Nothing … Continue reading Dry Land Sailor

Marigold Pincushion

Need a stash-reducing project? A cute last-minute gift? A small knit to give you an instant gratification? Use leftover yarn to make this lovely little pincushion! You will need: Yarn: circa 100 m of sport weight yarn* in colours A and B A set of 4(5) dpn’s, metric size 2.5mm A tapestry needle A button … Continue reading Marigold Pincushion

Little Cupcake Newborn Hat

Baby hats… What makes them so cute? Well, BABIES, of course! I have designed this newborn hat to give to fellow mums at the maternity. It is very easy to knit and it’s a great stash-buster! I suppose there are scores of similar patterns on the Web but if you know someone who’d be happy … Continue reading Little Cupcake Newborn Hat