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Too Cool for School: 21 Knits for Your Back to School List

By: Ashley Alfirevic, Editor, AllFreeKnitting

Get your kids ready to head back to school with these fun knitting patterns! A new school year means new outfits and school supplies. Help your kids stay warm at recess with fun knitted sweaters and cardigans. They'll love stashing their stuff in hand knit bags. With the kids back in class, you'll have more time to knit through all of the back-to-school knits on our list.


Lazy Daisy Fun Cardigan

21 Knits for your Back to School List

Back to School Outfits for Kids
Back to School Styles
Back to School Apple Patterns
Back to School Bookmarks


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Back to School Outfits for Kids

When the kids head back to school and the leaves start to change, there's always an autumn chill in the air. Help them ward off the cold with these adorable knit sweater patterns. They'll love these cool cardigans and stylish sweaters. Back to school fashions change every year, but a classic hoodie or a warm jacket will never go out of style.

  1. Cool Kid Hoodie  Kids' Hippie Hoodie
  2. Garter Stitch Jackets
  3. Lazy Daisy Fun Cardigan
  4. School Yard Hoodie
  5. Crayon Crewneck
  6. Kids' Hippie Hoodie (Pictured)






Back to School Styles

Kids love personalizing their school supplies. Whether they want ruffly backpacks or super cool pencil cases, kids love showing off their favorite things. Help them show off their style with these personal knits. Skip the back to school shopping and knit them a school essential they'll love.

  1. Knit Pencil Case

    School Spirit Headband
  2. Back-to-School Book Bag
  3. Knit Pencil Case (Pictured)
  4. Flirty Ruffled Shoulder Bag
  5. Matching Cable Knit School Set
  6. Crayon Scarf





Back to School Apple Patterns

Whether your child is a teacher's pet or a trouble maker, these patterns will get your student on the teacher's good side. Start the year off right with one of these knitted gifts. Nothing says back to school like a shiny new apple!Apple of My Eye Dishcloth

  1. Apple of My Eye Dishcloth (Pictured)
  2. Apple Hat
  3. Candy Apple Cowl







Back to School Bookmarks

The school year is filled with books and learning. Make sure your child keeps their page with these easy bookmarks. Get ready for the back to school season and knit one for every book. These quick knits can be completed before the bell rings. These fun knits will make sure your child can pick up right where they left off.

  1. Ten Minute Tea Cup Bookmark

    Bookmark Trio  
  2. Flower Vine Bookmark
  3. Versailles Bookmark
  4. Ten Minute Tea Cup Bookmark (Pictured)
  5. Knitting Needle Bookmark
  6. Lace Waves Bookmark








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fabulous collection of knits for children - tempting patterns in there -- need more knitting time wonder if one really needs to sleep? really like the 'hippy hoodie'


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