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Back to School Knitting: 9 Easy Knit Patterns


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Whether you're the one riding the bus or the one standing up in front of a classroom, getting prepared to head back to school is a process.  From stocking up wardrobes with new clothing, to finding the right school books and binders, it's like the act of going back to school becomes a season all of its own.  To help eliminate the stress, I've pulled some of my favorite back to school knitting patterns from AllFreeKnitting in this selection of school friendly projects.  Knit yourself and your little Einstein a new lunchbox to pack full of nutritious sandwiches and snacks.  Rather than wasting your time perusing local stores for just the right fall sweater, knit your own using the basic patterns below.  No matter if you're a teacher, a student or a parent, you're bound to find the ideal project to suit all your back-to-school needs. Just check out this collection of easy knit patterns to get started.


Back to School Knits

Easy Knitting Patterns for the Teacher
Simple Knitting Patterns for the Student


Easy Knitting Patterns for the Teacher

In all the rush that goes into preparing for another school year, it's easy to forget about the teachers who make that learning environment possible in the first place.  This year, to show a piece of your appreciation, why not treat teachers to a handmade knit gift?  This Stuffed Apple Pincushion (shown below) is my favorite project for teachers.  It's not only a great pattern for using up scrap yarn, but this mini apple looks great displayed on a desk full of ungraded homework.

Wine Bottle Sweater



Stuffed Apple Pincushion

Afternoon Brunch Cardigan

Ready to Go Knitted Tote

Diana Felted Tote Bag

Weekend Shopping Tote

Knit Wine Bottle Sweater

Posey Pincusion




How to Knit a Hat Volume 2



From easy knit baby hats to super cute slouchy knit hat patterns, How to Knit a Hat Volume 2: Free Knit Hat Patterns for the Whole Family is full of trendy winter hats that will keep your loved ones looking stylish and snug.








Simple Knitting Patterns for the Student

Bundle up little ones in comfort and style with this group of easy knit patterns fit for any grade-A student.  If you elect to knit the First Day Cardigan (shown below) you won't be disappointed.  Made with the simple stockinette stitch and ribbed edges, this classic design will last through all the wear and tear that happens both on and off the playground. 

First Day Cardigan



First Day Cardigan

Back to School Cardigan

Knit Pencil Case

Quick Knit Backpack

Sweet Strawberry Pouch


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when clicking on the stuffed apple pin cushion to get pattern the site will not connect

Hey there, mullett! The link seems to be working on our end. Try deleting your cookies, or simply coming back to the link later to see if you can connect to it then. Happy knitting!


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