17 Free and Easy Flat Knitting Patterns- whether you are new to knitting or simply looking for a fast and easy project, these flat knit patterns are sure to inspire! Find projects for everyone in the family, as well as Christmas decorations.
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17 Free and Easy Flat Knitting Patterns
An easy-to-knit, textured hat in rich, fall colors. This hat is a textured combination of ribbing and garter stitches. It’s colorful, cozy, and topped with a fluffy pom pom. This hat is knit on straight needles with minimal shaping at the crown.
Beginner-friendly pattern for a cozy kid’s knit poncho.
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.
A warm, earflap hat that’s knit using leftover yarn. This pattern is ideal for beginners! This kid’s hat is a quick and easy knitting project that makes use of scrap yarn. It features earflaps and a colorful pom pom. The body is a combination of garter and stockinette stitches. This hat is knit flat and then seamed.
A beginner-friendly knitting pattern this cold- weather essential! These classic mittens are knit on straight needles using rib and stockinette stitches.
A quick and easy pattern for stay-on baby booties. Knit flat on straight needles.
Fast & easy pattern that is ideal for knitting beginners! This bonnet is knit flat on single point needles which makes it perfect for beginners. It’s knit in garter stitch with some basic decreases.
These festive mini sweaters are knit flat and ideal for beginners. Step by step video tutorial included.
This beginner-friendly stocking is knit on straight needles using simple increases and decreases.
Learn how to knit a hat on straight needles using this easy-to-follow video tutorial. Sizes for both kids and women. Perfect for beginner knitters!
A beginner-friendly pattern for classic mittens. These basic mittens are knit on straight needles using rib and stockinette stitches. The increases for the thumb are created by knitting in the front and the back of a stitch to increase (Kfb).
Knit flat and ideal for beginners. Step by step video tutorial included!
These Mini Christmas Stockings are knit on straight needles with no complicated heel shaping. They’re simple to knit and they’re a great way to make use of scrap yarn. This knitting pattern is ideal for beginners or anyone looking for a fast and easy holiday project. These little stockings can be used as Christmas ornaments, gift toppers, or as garland. You can’t make just one!
Perfect for beginner knitters! Knit this basic beanie on straight needles in one evening. This Flat Knit Hat Knitting pattern uses straight needles which are perfect for those who aren’t comfortable with circular needles yet. It’s so easy to make! There’s some minor shaping at the top, but other than that, this hat is knit almost like a scarf.
Beginner-friendly knitting pattern for this cute plush toy bunny. This flat knit bunny knitting pattern is so easy, that anyone with basic knitting skills can make it.
An easy hat that knits up in 3 hours using Lion Brand Wool-Ease Thick & Quick yarn! This ear flap hat is a fun and fast knit that can be completed in an evening. The hat is knit flat and then seamed when finished.
This free knitting pattern is perfect for beginners & they make a great gift! 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.
Beginner-friendly knitting pattern for this cute plush kitty. This easy flay knit cat knitting pattern is so easy, that anyone with basic knitting skills can make it. It’s knit flat on straight needles, in 2 pieces which consist of the body and the tail.
This Garter Stitch Tank Knitting Pattern is an easy basic to that makes a great layering piece. This sleeveless top features a relaxed shape with a scoop neckline. It’s the perfect addition to your wardrobe. Best of all? This tank is unbelievably easy to knit! It’s knit in Garter Stitch and there’s minimal shaping (only the neck hole).
I love seeing your finished projects! If you enjoyed making any of these 17 Free and Easy Flat Knitting Patterns or any of my other beginner free patterns, I’d love to see yours on Instagram, just tag me @ginamicheleblog. Happy knitting!