Top 10 Free Knitting Patterns of 2018

WHat to Knit? Here’s the Top 10 Free Knitting Patterns of 2018

As 2018 comes to a close, let’s take a look at the top 10 free patterns at NobleKnits. These are the projects on knitters’ needles over the past year. How many of these did you knit?

Easy Basket Weave Cowl Beginner Knitting Pattern

1. Cold Weather Cowl Free Pattern to Knit

This beginner knitting project is fast and easy to make. It’s knitted back and forth on straight needles and then seamed. The entire project may be knitted in an hour or two.

2. Nebushawl Free Knitting Pattern

This free knitting pattern is an asymmetrical shawl. It’s an easy BEGINNER project that uses Berroco’s Nebula self striping yarn.

You knit away and the color pattern comes to life as you knit. It’s no wonder this out-of-this-world pattern is the clear winner for 2018.

3. Cozy Baby Sweater Free Knitting Pattern

Go big or go home! Major self-striping yarn from Universal was a clear winner when knitting for baby.

This easy side-to-side knit cardigan has a multi-directional vibe just by adding a bottom band.

4. Onete Shawl Free Knitting Pattern

We love the clean sophisticated designs from Fairmount Fibers and apparently you did too! Onete is a garter stitch shawl with a simple eyelet edging.

It’s created using one skein of hand dyed Manos del Uruguay Fino yarn.

5. Dillwyn Scarf Free Knitting Pattern

Who says scarves have to be boring? Dillwyn is a fun to knit scarf that will keep you on your toes! It’s a multidirectional scarf featuring short rows. You’ll be amazed at the completed results and learn to master the short-rows knitting technique.

Be sure to use a self-striping yarn like Berroco Millifiori so that it really shows off your knitting.

Half Pipe Hat Free Knitting Pattern

Half Pipe Hat Free Knitting Pattern

6. Half Pipe Hat Free Knitting Pattern

It’s hard to believe that less than a year ago, Chloe Kim was mesmerizing us with her gold-medal winning snowboarding techniques. Not only was she on top of her game, but she captivated us with her uber-cool style as well. Her winter-wear prowess provided knitters with a half-pipe hat we couldn’t knit fast enough!

7. Footie Socks Free Knitting Pattern

Not all knitting needs to go on the top part of your body! Give your feet some love. Low-profile short socks are a trend that isn’t going anywhere, so you might as well embrace it.

Footie socks are perfect for wearing with sneakers, golf shoes, or any type of athletic footwear. Knit these with Berroco Comfort Sock yarn for easy machine-washable care.

Free Shawl Knititng Pattern - 2 Skein Project

8. Mardi Gras Shawl Free Knitting Pattern

It’s time to party! This mardis gras shawl is knitted from end to end and features rows of eyelet lace. Then a lace edging is added for a beautiful finishing touch.

Free Pattern to Knit in the Round

9. Collar Cowl Free Knitting Pattern

Knitted in the round, this shaped collar hugs you in all the right places to keep you cozy and stay in place. It sized for small, medium, and large women and uses a quick knit self striping yarn.

One skein of yarn makes two cowls - knit one for yourself and gift one to a friend!

10. Stitch Sampler Wash Cloths Free Knitting Pattern

Last but not least on the list is the stitch sampler wash cloths. This collection of five patterns will improve your knitting skills and provide you with a useable finished project.

Add a bar of soap, tie with a ribbon for a lovely hostess or housewarming gift.

Did you have a favorite pattern for 2018?

Let me know in the comments below. Provide a link to the pattern so others can knit it, too!