Hey Guys - hope y'all had a good weekend?? T'was beautiful in these parts...and, started me thinking that I would really like to get some new patterns. Have any fave websites for patterns? Free downloads always a plus. Thanks!


rjcb3's picture has all sorts of free patterns... just have to register your email...that's your login, with them, actually.

They have some really decent things...and a variety of stuff, too.

If you do any charity work, then I have a bunch of sites that have free patterns -- but are for charity purposes and uses only. also has some good patterns.


MMario's picture

then there is Drops designs from GarnStudios

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stch's picture

Hi MMario,
Thank you for posting this site.
I'd not encountered or read of it previously. All I can say is: WOW!! what a wonderful place to explore (but, I'd best tighten the purse strings as having so many wonderful potetial projects could throw the budget out the window).

Stephen450's picture

My favorite is -- they have everything under the sun on one site!

stch's picture

Lion Brand ( and Knitty ( are the two that I've found that provide a good selection of free knitting patterns.
Other sites that have on occassion had patterns of interest are: which also provides links to other sites to explore, and the following sites have a few for the fellas:,,, and Some of these sites do require a membership login that is a free process. If you're not interested in recieving a bunch of emailings from them, be sure to read through the signup and deselect the options for their mailings.
A browse through some of the magazine sites sometimes have web exclusive pattern of interest. A look through the following may have something of interest from time to time:, and
The Vogue magazine site is currently under construction, but, has had a couple of pattens previously. The site can be found at:
Hope this helps.

KilgoreTrout's picture

I highly recommend, as some of the others have as well. I also check out Shes got some great cute patterns, all with flair and style....

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