17 Free Cold Weather Knitting Patterns- Bundle up in these hats, scarves, mittens and more! Free knitting patterns for the whole family.
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17 Free Cold Weather Knitting Patterns
This cozy, hooded sweater knits up fast thanks to the super bulky yarn and large needle size.
This pullover sweater features raglan sleeves and a ribbed hem, cuffs. There’s also a roomy Garter stitch hood. It’s warm, cozy, and ideal for winter weather.
This pattern is suited for beginner knitters skill level. It consists of 4 separate pieces (front, back, and sleeves) that are stitched together when finished. The hood is picked up and knit on circular needles.
This Easy Thick & Quick Mittens Knitting Pattern is knit on single point needles. The thumb stitches are placed on a holder and worked separately. The mittens are made using basic rib and stockinette stitches. They knit up fast thanks to the large needles and super bulky yarn.
These cozy socks make a great gift! Knit on double point needles using #4 worsted weight yarn.
Lion Brand’s Wool-Ease Thick & Quick is one of my favorite yarns to use for winter hats. I freature it frequently here on the blog. The super-bulky weight is ideal for cozy hats and scarves. Thick & Quick comes in a huge array of colors including self-striping.
This men’s beanie features a rib stitch design and a wide brim. This easy knit hat can be completed in an evening thanks to the super bulky yarn and large needles.
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.
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 on this beanie hat is a big, fluffy pom pom.
New to knitting? 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!
This hat is knit using a simple rib stitch. No circular needles are needed! If you’re looking to move beyond knitting scarves, this easy knit hat pattern is for you! This hat features a wide brim and a fitted shape.
This baby sweater features a classic design with ribbed cuffs and hem and a rollover collar. It is knit using Stockinette Stitch (knit one side, purl the other). The shaping is very minimal. The project is ideal for beginner knitters!
This Leftover Yarn Scarf Knitting Pattern is knit using a Basket Weave Stitch Pattern. If you’re a beginner knitter- don’t let this stitch intimidate you! If you can knit and purl, you can Basket Weave! The woven texture adds interest to an otherwise plain scarf, plus it’s fun to make.
Hand knit mittens make a great gift, but they can seem like an intimidating pattern if you’re new to knitting. They’re using knit on double point needles, which can be tricky to handle even for experienced knitters. These classic mittens are knit on straight needles using rib and stockinette stitches.
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.
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 Kid’s Hooded Scarf Knitting Pattern will keep little ones toasty no matter how low the temperature drops. Plus, it’s really easy to knit! The entire hooded scarf is knit flat on single point needles. If you can knit a rectangle, you can make this!
If you’re looking for a knitting pattern for the coziest winter hat, look no further! This Chunky Ear Flap Hat Knitting Pattern features a ribbed design with a folded up brim and ear flaps adorned with braided ties.
This hat 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.
These slippers would make a great gift for the guy in your life. They’re knit flat on single-point needles using 2 strands of yarn held together at once.
This easy hooded scarf knitting pattern is one of my recent favorites! It’s perfect for beginners because the hood is knit flat. It’s seamed in the back and then sewn onto the scarf. It’s the perfect accessory for chilly days!
This pattern is ideal for beginners- there’s no complicated heel shaping. As long as you can knit, purl and bind off, you can make these cozy slippers!
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