ILYD Free Patterns

Here are some great project ideas to Stitch It Forward and inspire newbies to knit and crochet. Many are perfect first-time projects for beginners, and others are a little more challenging, but they all make cute gifts for the novice, yourself or others. Get started today!

Crochet & Other Project Ideas

Yarn bombed branches

Yarn bombed branches

Vanna’s Glamour® adds a touch of sparkle to this nature-themed holiday accent.


Chevron stripes crochet scarf

Chevron stripes crochet scarf

Crochet the Chevron Stripes Crochet Scarf using the new Caron Simply Soft Stripes yarn!


One ball crocheted scarfie

One ball crocheted scarfie

A classic style with the frosty shades of a snowy night – perfect for the season!


Snowflakes

Snowflakes

Spruce up your tree with delicately crocheted ornaments! These snowflakes will glimmer alongside your holiday décor.


Christmas morning striped throw

Christmas morning striped throw

Watch the kiddos open their gifts while you stay all snuggly under this colorful throw!


Chic and quick messy bun hat

Chic and quick messy bun hat

This messy bun hat crochets up quickly in Soft Essentials, making it a great weekend project! Make it in your friends’ favorite colors, it makes a great gift.


Knit & Project Ideas

Men's scarf and hat set

Men's scarf and hat set

This classic hat and scarf set is the perfect gift for your your favorite guy and makes a great project for beginner knitters!


Kassidy scarf

Kassidy scarf

With Lion Brand® Yarn’s Jeans®, this easy-to-make scarf will match any of your loved one’s styles.


Seed stitch hat

Seed stitch hat

This hip slouch hat is quick to knit, and the undulating colors of Wool-Ease® Thick & Quick® creates a gorgeous self-striping piece.


Easy shaped hat

Easy shaped hat

Simple to make, cozy to wear, easy to match – this hat will be your favorite of the season!


Bright hats and mitts garland

Bright hats and mitts garland

Knit a row of colorful hats and mittens to decorate your mantel or use them individually to trim your tree. It would be fun to have one for each day of advent and include treats to enjoy as the big day nears.


Simple striped baby legwarmers

Simple striped baby legwarmers

Keep baby comfy and protect crawling knees with these fashionable legwarmers.



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