25 Loom Knitting Patterns
These free loom knitting patterns include hat patterns, mittens, scarves, and more!
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Loom knitting is an alternative to traditional knitting that produces the same beautiful stitches. Learn how with these free loom knitting patterns!
We have many patterns to share with you, for basics like hats and scarves and also for different loom knitting projects such as slippers, baby cocoons, and more.
Loom hat patterns make nice first projects because they're useful and can be given away as gifts! You can make knitting board patterns for warm winter wear like sweaters, ponchos, and other accessories. Nothing beats a hand knit hat, scarf, or gloves. They just don't make them like this in stores!
Finally, we have included loom knitting patterns for miscellaneous pieces, all of which would make great gifts. Find kitchen knits below like rugs, potholders, and coasters, as well as embellishments like loom knit flowers. These miscellaneous projects include something for everyone.
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Loom Knitting Hat Patterns
- Double Knit Hat with Earflaps
Keep your ears warm with this double knit hat with cute ear flaps. This is a great little project to use up some of your left over partial skeins.
- Loom Knit Messy Bun Hat
If you're all about the messy bun hat craze, you can work one up using your loom easily!
- Bright and Colorful Loom Knit Hat
A loom knit hat like this one is perfect for beginners and experts alike! It's a gorgeous project that works up quick and makes a fantastic gift.
- Cozy Ribbed Hat
Use a solid color or multiple colors of yarn to create this fun and cozy ribbed hat on a 10" inch knitting board or larger.
- Stripe Hat in Rib Stitch
This really cute, traditional hat that can be made on any knitting board with 22 needles.
- American Flag Loom Knit Hat: Version 1
Make a patriotic American flag hat with this loom knitting from Michael Sellick. You will find a complete video tutorial to help you follow this loom knitting pattern, as well as bonus videos to embellish your 4th of July hat even more!
- American Flag Loom Knit Hat: Version 2
Version 2 is done in vertical stripes, rather than horizontal stripes.
- American Flag Loom Knit Hat: Version 3
Version 3 features a stripe brim and solid blue top.
Loom Knitting Mittens
- Julianne Fingerless Gloves
These knitted gloves offer lots of warmth for the hands and wrists with the fingers free. This glove is shaped to fit comfortably around each finger.
- Warm Wool Mittens Free Knitting Pattern
Enjoy free knitting patterns for mittens like these warm knitted wool mittens that are sure to keep your hands toasty all winter long.
Loom Knit Scarf Patterns
- Cable Hat, Scarf and Mittens
This beautiful free knitting pattern to make a matching hat, scarf and mittens involves smooth stockinette, ribs, and cables. Bulky wool makes it all very warm and cozy.
- Broken Rib Hat and Scarf
This hat and scarf is a fun and easy variation of the basic rib stitch. By shifting the wrapping pattern one peg to the right every five rows and then back again, the ribs stagger back and forth across the knitting, appearing to be broken. The pattern is subtle and shows up best if using a solid colored yarn. The hat can easily be adjusted to any size by changing the number of stitches cast on and rows knitted. Give it a try today!
- Open Weave Scarf Head Wrap
This is a great accessory. Once you have knit it once, you can do many variations. It also makes a wonderful Holiday gift, and it can be knit up in a matter of hours. The entire garment is knit in Stockinette Stitch, and consists of two triangles. It’s the yarn that gives it the wonderful, swirly edges.
- Scarf Weaving Tutorial Using Cardboard
No loom? No problem! Learn how to weave a scarf by making a homemade loom out of cardboard and following this step-by-step photo tutorial.
- Knit Alpaca Soft Scarf
Loom knit with alpaca yarn and alternate colors to get this gorgeous, textured look for your scarf. The flower embellishment is the perfect finishing touch!
- Cozy Earmuff and Scarf Set for a Knitting Board
Don't fear winter! Stay warm with a matching earmuff and scarf set. Both come with ties for added security and coziness!
Loom Knitting for the Kitchen
- T-Shirt Yarn Knit Rug
Check out this knitting loom tutorial to learn how to use a loom to make a t-shirt rug in half the time than hand knitting a more complicated knit rug pattern. To make this t-shirt rug, you will need about up to 20 tees.
- Set of Four Knitted Coasters
This set of four, different-colored knitted coasters is a fun and easy project and makes a delightful gift. It’s also a great way to use up some left over yarn.
- Two Hour Potholders
It seems that we have a fabric eating monster in our home. Socks, dishcloths, hand towels, and potholders seem to disappear with alarming regularity. Or maybe it’s just my 2 and 4 year old throwing things away when I’m not looking! It finally got so bad, I could hardly find a potholder to get things out of the oven. Well, with plenty of cotton yarn in my stash, I thought that, surely, I could knit up a much needed potholder without running to the store. The key was to get it thick enough. I’ve found that using two strands of cotton yarn and the double stitch works very well. These are so much nicer and thicker than the potholders you can buy in the store, and now you can make them to match your kitchen décor. Plus, they are easy to knit and work up quickly. So, save yourself a trip to the store and knit a few today.
More Loom Patterns
- Open Weave Knit Poncho
An oversized, relaxed fit makes this a very comfortable poncho. The fast and design design makes it perfect for beginning knitters.
- Angels Baby Bunting
What a great way to keep baby extra warm and cuddly with easy open button front and drawstring hood.
- Diver Down Flower
Use your knitting loom to make this pretty diver down flower, an essential part of safe scuba diving. This free knitting pattern is from craft designer Maria Nerius.
- Easy Loom Knit Flower Earrings
Make your own earrings by loom knitting some adorable flowers! This tutorial is written for beginners to using looms, and there's also a video tutorial.
- Boatneck Sweater in Bold Stripes
It's true: you can knit sweaters on your loom! This boatneck sweater is a beautiful striped option for fall days.
- Made to Fit Double Knit Slippers
With a few simple measurements and calculations, you will be able to make slippers for anyone, from your child’s baby doll up to Great Grandpa! Not only that, but you will be able to use any weight yarn, the stitch of your choice, and different gauge knitting boards. You truly get to be the designer. Make them big and bulky or lightweight. Design them with a stand up, bootie style, or moccasin cuff. Or, make them with no cuff at all. Stripes, novelty yarns, and different stitch patterns are all ways to make slippers that are unique. Let your imagination soar. These make great gifts, and are quick and easy. This may be the last slipper pattern you will ever need!
Have you ever tried loom knitting before? What did you make?
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