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9 Top Knitting Patterns from March: Free Sweater Knitting Patterns and Free Knitting Patterns for Babies

By: Jessica Farris, Editor,

Having escaped February with only minor frostbite, our readers were eager to march straight into spring. We collected all of your favorite projects from spring in this great roundup of fantastic knitting projects and sweater knitting patterns for babies and grownups alike. Particularly popular among our readers were baby blanket knitting patterns, knit easy baby booties, and free knitting patterns for sweaters. It looks like everyone is ready for that rejuvenation of spring as they prepare to meander along the garden path in a nice knit sweater pattern while carrying the little ones in a baby blanket knitting pattern as they enjoy their first spring season.

Don't get all tangled up in a frozen funk. Unwind and get knotty in the sunshine while you knit these phenomenal top projects from March. Can't get enough of these monthly patterns? Subscribe to our newsletter, Knit Picky Patterns, to help decide next month's top projects and enjoy free knitting patterns, how-to knitting tutorials, product reviews, knitting tips, and special offers galore.

9 Top Knitting Patterns from March: Free Sweater Knitting Patterns and Free Knitting Patterns for Babies

Free Knitting Patterns for Baby Girls and Boys

Spring inspires thoughts of renewal, rebirth, and of course, babies. Thanks to the explosion of color in the garden, patterns for knitting baby blanket designs and knit easy baby booties were very popular in March! Wiggly toes and tiny giggles lift the spirits, so everyone wants to snuggle up with a little one all wrapped in warmth and comfort with an easy knitting baby blanket pattern or a pair of very easy knit baby booties. Use these great projects to learn how to knit baby blankets for all the new arrivals in your life, be they sons, daughters, nieces, nephews or grandchildren, and cover those squirmy little feet in knitting patterns for baby shoes. The lightweight baby blanket knitting patterns you chose during March will be keepsakes forever, and tiny tots will take their first teetering steps in the very easy knit baby booties you can make with these patterns.

         Easy as Pie Blanket + Kimono   Strawberries 'n Cream Baby Blanket


  1. Blooming Pacifier Clip: The perfect addition to any nursery.
  2. Simple Lines Baby Blanket: Simple and straightforward for an everlasting treasure.
  3. Easy as Pie Blanket and Kimono: This baby blanket knitting pattern is as easy as pie!
  4. Baby Moccasins: These little moccasins are so cute on tiny tootsies!


Free Knitting Patterns for Sweaters and Tops

Little ones weren't the only ones loving knitting patterns for this marvelous spring weather, however. In March, grownups were getting in on the action too! Free knitting patterns for sweaters and tops topped the list of our readers' favorite projects last month. These fashionable accent pieces are a great way to enjoy spring weather, even when there's still a touch of winter chill in the air. Lightweight free sweater knitting patterns look and feel great once things start to warm up a little bit. Wear them inside or out, rain or shine and you are sure to look fantastic. These tops, ponchos, and easy sweaters are the perfect way to spring into a new season.

Backwards Upside Down Sweater   Purl Free Knit Sweater


  1. Juliet's Little Shrug: A little accent piece goes a long way.
  2. Basic Summer Poncho: This poncho knitting pattern is nice for a warm, breezy day.
  3. New Cotton Top: This tank top is so fashionable!
  4. Purl Free Knit Sweater: Try your hand at this easy sweater knitting pattern!
  5. Backwards Upside-Down Sweater: Wear it any way you want!


How to Knit: 100 Knit Scarf Patterns, Cowls, and MoreIf you like the best of the best, you should take a look at How to Knit: 100 Knit Scarf Patterns, Cowls, and More.  This page is a collection of our top patterns from 2013, and represents our readers' favorite patterns. 

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Yep. They reposted the Eenie Teenie Baby Blanket on 3/1/2013 too, and the link doesn't work here or there.

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