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20 of Grandma's Favorite Simple Knitting Patterns

By: Caitlin Eaton, Editor of AllFreeKnitting

Grandma's Simple Knit SlippersWhether it's a favorite recipe, a priceless heirloom or a knit hat that's always been your go-to pattern for the holiday season, each and every family has something special that's been passed down from previous generations.   In this very special collection of simple knitting patterns, we're pulling out a few of those classic designs that have all been grandma approved.  From winter essentials like hats, mittens and slippers, to kitchen keepsakes like dishcloths and mug rugs, this group of easy knitting patterns will keep your needles clicking all year long.




20 of Grandma's Favorite Simple Knitting Patterns

Classic Clothing: Free Knitting Designs
Baby Basics: Free Baby Knitting Patterns
Kitchen Keepsakes: Easy Knitting Patterns
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Grandma's Favorite Simple Knitting Patterns


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Classic Clothing: Free Knitting Designs

Grandma's Knit Hat and MittensGo back to the basics with this selection of simple knitting patterns that features no-frill designs for hats, mittens, slippers, scarves and socks.  Experience the full depths of luxury by knitting yourself a pair of cozy slippers to soothe sore, tired and achy feet.  For extra chilly toes, throw on some Heel-less Socks along with Grandma's Simple Knit Slippers for an additional layer of warmth.

Grandma's Knit Hat and Mittens

Grandma's Simple Knit Slippers

Grandma's Quick Time Slippers

Art Deco Scarf

Heel-less Socks




Baby Basics: Free Baby Knitting Patterns

Frilly Baby SetWhile new parents typically need store-bought items like strollers and baby bottles, there is nothing quite like receiving a hand knit blanket or hat from someone you love.  With these patterns below, you'll be able to show new parents how much you care by knitting their newborn a hat, blanket or a bib. 

Hot Air Balloon Hats

Un-Baby Baby Blanket

Easy Stay-On Bib

Manly Baby Bib

Frilly Baby Set





Kitchen Keepsakes: Easy Knitting Patterns

Country Charm DishclothEasy to overlook, patterns for the kitchen are one of the most practical items you can knit.  Not only are knit dishcloths and coasters great for using up scraps from your yarn stash, but they will also save you money in the long run.  Whenever they get dirty, just pop them in the washing machine for a quick wash and then you’ll be good as new!

Cute Cloth and Rad Rags

Cookie Jar Dishcloth

Heart Shaped Mug Rug

Nana's Favorite Dishcloth Pattern

Country Charm Dishcloth





Then you'll love these vintage picks!

Vintage Margarita DressTry your hand at one of these authentic vintage patterns and make something from a decade long gone.  These classic patterns are timeless, and will look great on you today, tomorrow, and next year.

1840 Nightcap

Allegro Shawl

Beacon Hill Shawl

Lacy Shruggy

Vintage Margarita Dress

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The "Heel-less" socks tab does not bring up anything. I was hoping this was a pattern I made many years ago.....

I would also like to see the Eenie Teenie baby blanket pattern....please

The link for the Eenie Teenie Baby Blanket goes to a different page. Where's the pattern?

I love receiving all these nice patterns. They are very useful and I am learning a lot from them. Thank you so much.

I love receiving all these nice patterns. They are very useful and I am learning a lot from them. Thank you so much.

For some reason I can not open Grandmas favorite simple knitting patterns it keeps going to internet can not find this page.


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