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Team Spirit Ideas: 16 Easy Knitting Projects for Sports Fans

By: Julie DaMario, Editor for AllFreeKnitting

Sporty Zippered PulloversThere's nothing better than sitting in the stands rooting on your favorite team while donning their colors or proudly displaying the jersey of the star player. Whether it's football season, basketball season, or baseball season, the game is always more enjoyable when you're wearing a little sports team gear. If you've been looking for creative team spirit ideas for the upcoming season, look no further than the festive "go team!" garments we've selected below.


Now it's easier (and more enjoyable) than ever to knit coordinating sports team gear for the whole family. Knit baby a Tiny Football Hat during half-time. Your active son or daughter willl absolutely adore the Classic Sports Pullovers.The Classic Letterman Jacket is the perfect knit sweater pattern to conjure up happy memories spent tailgating before the big game at your Alma Mater.


The best part about all of these easy knitting projects is that any one of them can be easily customized to match your favorite team. Experiment with bold stripes, festive checks, and creative motifs for unique sports team gear you'll love being able to say you made yourself.

Team Spirit Ideas: 16 Easy Knitting Projects for Sports Fans

Team Spirit Ideas: 16 Easy Knitting Projects for Sports Fans


Team Spirit Ideas for Kids
Team Spirit Ideas for Babies
Team Spirit Ideas for Adults




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Team Spirit Ideas for Kids

Knitting for kids has never been this spirited. These festive knitting patterns not only make great team spirit ideas, they're also practical outerwear options for autumn activites. From hockey practice to soccer tryouts, your children will love donning these warm sports-inspired knits.


Classic Sports PulloverClassic Sports Pullovers

Lucky Number Sweaters

Sporty Zippered Pullovers

School Spirit Headband

Preschooler Rugby Hat










Team Spirit Ideas for Babies

The following selection of sports team gear is perfect for your tiniest cheerleader. From cuddly, team-inspired baby blanket knitting patterns to a miniature plush football, these pint-sized patterns are sure to instill a healthy love of sports at a young age.


Tiny Football HatBaby’s Baseball Sweater

Tiny Football Hat

Baby’s First Football

Go Team Toddler Hat

Michigan Baby Blanket







Team Spirit Ideas for Adults

Although you may no longer be sitting in the student section, you'll never outgrow your favorite team colors. Check out these team spirit ideas for the more mature crowd. Stock up on warm knit scarf patterns for football season and slimming baseball tees for summer. There are team spirit ideas for every season in the list below.


Classic Letterman JacketClassic Letterman Jacket

Striped Wolverine Mittens

Total Babe Baseball Tee

Football Scarf Pattern

Team Spirit Knit MIttens

Fenway Convertible Mittens






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