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22 Basketweave Knitting Patterns

These basket weave patterns are as fun to knit as they are gorgeous!

Updated April 16, 2019
Basketweave Knitting Patterns

Basket weave patterns are perfect for beginners because they teach you the basics of knitting and purling and leave you with an attractive piece! Whether you want to learn how to knit a scarf, sweater, or pillow, we have a variety of free knitting patterns for you to get started on. Basketweave knitting patterns make a great first projecs, since they allow you to focus on the structure of the project while still giving you a fun and interesting completed pattern. You'll love the methodic stitching that allows you carry on conversations and focus on things other than the project before you.

Relaxing basket weave patterns are therapeutic after a long day of work or looking after the kiddos, and because it's one of the faster stitch patterns, you'll be able to show off your completed projects pretty quickly. So take a look these simple patterns and get started on your next knitting masterpiece!

While there is no single, universal version of the basketweave stitch out there, we think that makes it all the better. This stitch is one you can easily control and adjust to the scale of your pattern and yarn. Common versions include the close check stitch (shown below) and the diagonal basketweave stitch, which shows a more complicated iteration of this stitch.

Basketweave Pillows & Blankets

Fewer things are better than curling up on the couch with a comfy blanket after a long day at work. Whether you're reading a book or watching TV with a loved one, make the experience cozier by cuddling under a handknit blanket. Here we have several easy basketweave baby blankets for you to try, and a pillow to match. While the blankets are for babies, they can easily be modified for a larger size to throw over your couch arm or layer up your bed.

Basketweave Hats

Winter always seems to be right around the corner, so it's never a bad time to stock up on handknit hats for snowy days. These basketweave hat patterns are perfect for anyone who is just learning how to make a hat or is looking for quick patterns for holiday gifts. Do you live somewhere warm? There's a pattern for a headband that is sure to add a lovely touch to anyone interested knitted fashion.

Basketweave Scarves

Scarves are fantastic beginner projects. Their simple structure makes them one of the more forgiving patterns out there for beginners. Here we have a number of classic basketweave scarves to help you create a trendy-yet-timeless look. Since basketweave often looks best when it's less busy, you can easily use your favorite color and type of yarn to make an accessory that is unique to you and your personality.

Basketweave Sweaters

Sweaters can be a daunting task for even the most experienced of knitters, but there's no need to fear when the main stitch pattern is so simple, even a beginner could knit it. The easy nature of the basketweave stitch allows you to focus on the actual fit of the garment and successfully knit your first sweater. These patterns are a perfect start for anyone interested in knitting a sweater or cardigan because they have a professional and classic look you are sure to love.

Other Easy Basketweave Patterns

Looking for more quick and easy basketweave knitting patterns? We have found a few of the fastest basketweave knits out there. From coasters to socks, you are sure to find something to use up that leftover yarn in your stash.

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