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Over 30 Free Loom Knitting Patterns

You have found the holy grail of loom knitting patterns!  We have gathered so many fun and useful loom knitting projects and patterns for you to enjoy. 

I’ll give you a little refresher on loom knitting, but if you are just getting started in this textile art, there is a wonderful topic page on our site of the what and hows of loom knitting. Then head back here to start your first project!

What Is Loom Knitting?

Loom knitting uses a loom and hook to create beautiful pieces from yarn fabrics that you create.

There are many types of looms, and the projects below specify which type of loom you will need to create things such as loom knit blankets, loom knit hats, loom knit gloves, and so much more!

What Type Of Yarn Is Used For Loom Knitting?

You can use a double strand of size 4, 5, or 6 yarn for most loom knitting projects. Textured yarn is fun, but this is not a good choice for beginner loom knitters.  

With textured yarns, it is more difficult to see your stitches, but those more experienced with loom knitting will not find this a problem.

The projects below will suggest the types of yarn that are best for whatever project you are working on.

Loom Knitting Patterns

There are so many different things that you can create with loom knitting. Circle looms are great for knitting items such as beanies, slouchy hats, cowls, and more.  You will find many loom knit hat patterns below.

The circle loom is also perfect for the Easy Loom Snowflake that you will find here.  It’s surprising the items you can make with a knitting loom!

We have some great loom knit blanket patterns below that you are going to love!  There is a special loom called a serenity loom that has the structure of an infinity figure eight.

This is the perfect knitting loom to use with knit blanket patterns, afghans, or even for crafting large panels of fabric that you can sew together.

With many of our knit blanket patterns, you can also use a small round loom or rake loom to knit panels of fabric that you can sew together later.  

This is a great way to create a patchwork knit blanket or afghan like the Patchwork Baby Throw pattern by Lion Brand.  This is an advanced loom knit blanket pattern that turns out to be a gorgeous baby blanket.

If you are planning to loom knit a scarf or shawl, a rake loom works well for this. All you need to do is find a cozy yarn and a loom knit shawl pattern such as the Double Knit Shawl pattern below.

We have a fun pattern for a T-Shirt Yarn Rug that is loom knit using, you guessed it, T-shirt yarn!  The double knit creates a thick, comfy rug.  If you would like a lesson on making T-shirt yarn visit our page that will show you how. 

The list of free loom knitting patterns below is so extensive that you will surely find a project that calls your name!  Gloves, pillows, cat beds, mug cozies, headbands and more!

Scroll down to get started on one of our fun and free loom knit patterns!

Over 30 Free Loom Knitting Patterns

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Autumn Slouchy Hat

With this free pattern, you can loom a hat in a few hours. Knitting Board

Basic Gloves

With this free loom pattern, you can make four different sizes of gloves. Knitting Board

Basic Hat

Use a loom to knit this basic beanie pattern which is a tried-and-true, tested and comfortable hat pattern. Good Knit Kisses

Basketweave Cowl

Loom knit a basketweave Cowl as a flat panel over 19 stitches. After binding off it is seamed together into the cowl shape. Good Knit Kisses

Cable Mug Cozy

Whip up some cable mug cozies for yourself or as gifts on a knitting loom. Quick gift idea! This Moment is Good

Cat’s Paw Headband

With loom, yarn, button and crochet hook, loom yourself a cute headband. Knitting Board

Crescent Shawl

The Step It Up Loom Knit Shawl is a beautiful crescent shape that drapes easily around the neck. The long, sawtooth edge is an eye-catching design feature that you’ll love. Good Knit Kisses

Dog Sweater

If you're a dog lover and a loom knitter, you'll love this free loom knit dog sweater video. Tuteate via YouTube

Double Brim Beanie

While making this project, we’ll be learning the very basics of loom knitting, like how to cast on, making the twisted knit stitch, and the terminology you’ll want to know. EMS Fiber Arts

Double Knit Bear Beanie

With this free loom knitting pattern, stay cozy this winter with a double knit hat that evokes a little woodland charm! Knitting Board

Double Knit Shawl

You can knit this shawl which measures approximately 18" x 65" on a double knit flat loom. Knitting Board

Easy Loom Knit Snowflake

This is a step-by-step tutorial on how to make snowflake Christmas ornaments with a loom. EasyMeWorld on YouTube

Fall Socks

With a sock loom and this free pattern, you will complete a pair of socks in no time. Knitting Board

Fingerless Gloves

Loom knit a pair of fingerless, fashionable gloves for these chilly winter days. Simplicity

Fingerless Mitts

Loom knit fingerless mitts with this free pattern. Good Knit Kisses

Fingerless Wrist Warmer

Loom up a pair of wrist warmers with this free pattern. These fingerless gloves are practical, keep hands warm but don't prevent texting. GretchKal's Yarny Adventures

Hat

This loom knitting hat tutorial is great for beginners, kids or for those of you looking for a fun and quick hat project! Melanie Ham

Kitty Cat Mat

Create a special pillow for your feline friend. This lattice stitch design mat at a fanciful flair to your home. Knitting Board

Loom Knit Tasseled Pillow

What a great addition to your home! This pretty loom knit tasseled pillow can either be made flat or in-the-round. Simplicity

Men’s Striped Socks

Pick up some self-striping yarn and use this free pattern to simply knit a pair of socks at your heart’s content without having to worry about color changes. Knitting Board

Messy Bun Hat

Do you have a messy bun hairdo? You need this hat. Learn how to knit a messy bun hat on a knitting loom with this free pattern. Loom Knit

Patchwork Baby Throw

The Loom Knit Patchwork Garter Baby Throw Pattern is a loom afghan pattern that has an advanced level of difficulty. Lion Brand

Pixie Hat and Scarf

This Knit Pixie Hat And Scarf is a loom hat pattern that has a beginner level of difficulty. Lion Brand

Pullover Sweater

Yes! You CAN Make a Loom Knit Sweater! You will find the instructions here. Good Knit Kisses

Pumpkin

Have fun creating a loom knit pumpkin for the fall with this free pattern. Knitting Board

Pumpkin Hat

This video is a step-by-step tutorial that shows you how to loom knit a children-size pumpkin hat using a 36 peg round loom. Tuteate via YouTube

Ripple Twist Pillow

With this free tutorial create a Ripple Twist Pillow that features a unique basketweave pattern using twisted stitches. Good Knit Kisses

Socks

Stitch a pair of sock on a round loom. Yarn Gear

Sunflower

This free sunflower pattern was designed for the 24 peg large gauge round loom. by Brenda Myers at Ravelry

T-Shirt Yarn Rug

Yes, you can make a rug on a knitting loom. Here is a tutorial on how to upcycle t-shirts into a rug. Muslin and Merlot

Throw Pillow

Make a pretty pillow in the perfect colors for your decor with a knitting loom. Simplicity

Winter Woodlands Throw

This loom knitted throw has a lot of texture. Check out the free pattern. Knitting Board





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