21 Free Fall Knitting Patterns- grab a cup of coffee, your needles and get started on one of these perfect-for-autumn knitting patterns today! Beginner-friendly patterns for the whole family.
21 Free Fall Knitting Patterns
This classic hat and scarf set that makes a great gift. Beginner-friendly knitting pattern.
A beginner-friendly project for a classic baby sweater. This sweater is knit using Stockinette Stitch (knit one side, purl the other). The shaping is very minimal. This baby sweater pattern is ideal for beginner knitters and it makes a great gift!
A beginner-friendly pattern for the cuddliest of blankets! This Hooded Baby Blanket Knitting Pattern is perfect for beginners. The hood is knit flat and then seamed. Everything is knit with a simple Garter Stitch. The super bulky yarn and large needles make this a fast project. This hooded baby blanket makes a great gift for little ones!
This Kids Hooded Poncho Knitting Pattern is knit in Stockinette Stitch with a Garter Stitch trim. It requires minimal shaping and the relaxed fit can accommodate a variety of sizes. You can adjust the pattern for older children by adding to the length. The front and back are knit separately using an identical pattern. Then the stitches are picked up and knit around the collar to create the hood.
A fun, Autumn-themed topper for kids, featuring a round of foxes. These foxes are created using a technique called colorwork (or stranded) knitting. Stranded knitting involves using two colors of yarn to create a pattern. The strands that aren’t being used are carried across the back of the work (called “floats”). Since the fox design is simple, this is an ideal pattern for knitters who are new to colorwork.
These decorative gourds are perfect for centerpieces and decorating for autumn! There are 4 gourd knitting patterns included in this post. The long neck gourds (shown here in orange/green and yellow/orange) are knit on double point needles. The rest of the gourds are knit on straight knitting needles.
A beginner-friendly knitting pattern that keeps little feet warm & toasty! This pattern is ideal for beginner knitters or anyone looking for a fast and easy project. These slippers are knit on single point needles and there’s no complicated heel shaping. The slippers took less than an hour to make thanks to the large needles and the bulky yarn.
A fun, Halloween-themed topper for kids, featuring a round of spiders. This hat features a wide brim and a spider motif. The spiders are created using a technique called colorwork (or stranded) knitting. Stranded knitting involves using two colors of yarn to create a pattern. The strands that aren’t being used are carried across the back of the work (called “floats”). Since the spider design is simple, this is an ideal pattern for knitters who are new to colorwork.
A beginner-friendly pattern for the perfect fall hat! This Easy Ear Flap Hat Knitting Pattern is knit in the round, using 2 strands of yarn at the same time. Doubling up the yarn is one of my favorite easy ways to add texture and interest to an otherwise simple design. If you’ve never tried knitting with two strands at once, don’t worry- it’s easy. You just have to make sure that knitting through both loops when you make a stitch.
This Kids Poncho Knitting Pattern is perfect for beginners. The front and back are knit flat and there’s no shaping or decreasing. The turtleneck collar is picked up and knit on circular needles. The super bulky yarn and large needles make this a fast knit.
The perfect cold-weather toddler hat, knit using Lion Brand’s Mandala Thick & Quick yarn. This toddler hat knits up in a few hours. It’s knit on circular needles and the crown is shaped on double point knitting needles. It features a ribbed brim and the rest of the hat is knit in the round. The finishing touch is a big, fluffy pom pom.
This Flat Knit Slippers Knitting Pattern is ideal for beginner knitters or anyone looking for a fast & easy project. These slippers are knit flat on single point needles using chunky yarn and knit and purl stitches. There’s no heel shaping or anything fancy. You can adjust the size to your foot length as you knit.
These pumpkins are perfect for fall décor. Easily knit them using straight needles!
An easy sweater that’s knit top down with no seaming! This sweater is knit using circular needles. You start at the collar and work your way down. The sleeve stitches are put on a holder and finished off after you are done with the body. The sweater is knit in one piece and there are no seams to sew!
This classic ribbed hat makes a great gift for the man in your life! This beanie features a wide foldover brim. The stretchy ribbed texture makes it suitable for many head sizes. It is knit on circular needles and requires minimal crown shaping. The rib stitch is created by knitting 2 stitches and purling 2 stitches.
A beginner-friendly scarf with a stacked, textured pattern. This scarf is a relatively quick project thanks to the super-bulky yarn and large needles.
The perfect kid’s sweater that’s easy to knit! The body is stockinette stitch with ribbed hem, cuffs, and collar. This sweater has raglan sleeves which are sleeves that extend in one piece fully to the collar, leaving a diagonal seam from underarm to collarbone.
Turn your leftover yarn into this oversized hurdle stitch scarf. Ideal for beginners! The Hurdle Stitch is a reversible stitch (it looks the same on both sides) that’s created using knit and purl stitches.
A pretty, textured hat in an easy to knit stitch! This hat is knit in the round. If you’ve never tried the Hurdle Stitch before, it’s easy! It created using alternate knit and purl stitches.
This Garter Stitch baby cardigan is ideal for beginner knitters. It is knit in one piece (from the bottom up), then folded over and seamed. The ties are knit separately and then sewn on. No buttons or buttonholes are needed!
This classic baby cardigan is a quick knit and it makes a great gift!
This Easy Baby Socks Knitting Pattern is straightforward, beginner-friendly and best of all, it’s knit on single point needles! The booties are worked in garter stitch with a ribbed cuffed.
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