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FREE Special Occasion Knitting Patterns

Check off your gift list this holiday season with our free special occasion knitting patterns. Knit something warm and beautiful for each person on your gift-giving list.

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Featured Special Occasion Knitting Patterns
Chunky Checks
Perfect for a beginner knitter, this free pillow pattern knits up quickly with chunky-weight yarn and U.S. size 10 1/2/6.5mm knitting needles. All you need is an 18" x 18" pillow form. Customize the yarn color to perfectly accent your home decor.

Skill Level: Beginner
Designed by
Sandy Scoville.
Knit Lion Slippers
These knit slippers are fierce! Your sweet little one will love them. Featuring a whimsical lion design, this free knitting pattern is too fun. Download the pattern today and stitch it for his or her birthday! Sizes: Small (5 1/2" sole) and large (6 1/2" sole).

Skill Level: Intermediate
Designed by
Phyllis Wortman.
Marshmallow Party Dress
What's frilly, textured and perfect for spring? This adorable knitting pattern for a baby dress! Download the design and stitch it as shown, or customize it to create something truly unique. This well-designed dress is sure to look cute on her. Size Child's 6 (12, 18) months

Skill Level: Intermediate
Designed by
American School of Needlework.

Create the Perfect Gift

This holiday season create the perfect gift for that special someone on your list with our collection of special occasion knit patterns. Choose from a wide selection of Christmas and gift knitting patterns perfect for even the pickiest recipient on your list. Getting started is fast, easy, and free!

Home Décor and Stocking Stuffers

Special occasion knit patterns are perfect for many needs on your list. For example, create the perfect home décor with this beautiful Mini-Mitts & Hat Garland sure to bring your tree up to tiptop shape. Additionally, knitted gifts are a great way to show everyone how much you care this holiday season. Consider the Angel Ornament II as a grab bag gift or stocking stuffer. The opportunities for creativity abound when you sign-up for a free account and start downloading patterns today!

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