I always look forward to the autumn, even though summer has to be my favourite season. That is because I live on a Greek island, so of course, the summer vibes rule here and island life is very much centred around the beautiful beaches. But autumn has something special, the change in the weather means that you can enjoy walking so much more, kicking leaves in the park and enjoying the lush green landscapes.
My perfect autumn day would be to walk my dog in the park, wearing a cosy fall outfit and getting a coffee in Liston (a very old cafe in Corfu Town, which is THE place to people watch). Then I would go home to relax, curled up in front of the TV and work on my knitting projects.
There are so many great free knitting patterns out there, so here are my very favourite top 5 autumn knitting patterns for you to enjoy.
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Chunky Knitted Scarf Pattern
This is an easy scarf pattern designed for I Like Knitting Magazine by Mama In A Stitch. The scarf looks really big and chunky, with an easy pattern to follow. Make this with super chunky yarn and modify if you need to. The scarf measures around 90 inches long and 10 inches wide. It is knit using a half fisherman rib stitch, with a tutorial available if you need help. This would look great as an accessory to a cosy fall outfit!
Campfire Blanket Scarf Knitting Pattern
I just LOVE this campfire blanket scarf and have it on my to-do list of knitting projects. Make one for yourself this fall and enjoy being warm and cosy all day long! This free knitting pattern courtesy of Two of Wands is such a beauty. The simple garter stitch is used to create the scarf, mixed with a subtle plaid effect, that is created by using a weaving technique. This is an easy beginner level knitting pattern and the techniques involved are the knit stitch, changing colours and carrying unused colours up, and simple weaving/embroidery using a tapestry needle. What are you waiting for...... go and download it now!
Hand Warmers Knitting Pattern
These wonderful pretty stockinette hand warmers have a really elegant design and are sure to be a fall favourite. This free knitting pattern designed by Purl Soho is a great pattern for beginners. You can adapt it to add your own colour blocking, fair isle work or stripes.
Free Basic Worsted Sock Pattern In All Sizes
Whether you love making socks or have not yet tried, take a look at this free knitting pattern by Tin Can Knits. The pattern covers a range of sizes, so you can make socks for all of your family this fall. The pattern has simple straightforward instructions and on the website, there is also an in-depth tutorial that will help you with all sock related knitting questions.
Chunky Fall Throw Blanket Knitting Pattern
Get your big knitting needles out and make a big stitch throw to keep you warm on the sofa this fall. Knit this chunky fall throw in no time at all, with an easy knitting pattern to follow and super-sized knitting needles. Throw over your favourite spot and enjoy the warmth and comfort of this luxurious knit blanket. Designed by Heather Lodinsky for Red Heart this pattern is really simple and perfect for beginners. Get some super-sized yarn and get started!
What are you going to make this fall?
With so many knitting projects on the go, add a mini pumpkin pattern to your collection. Decorate your home with cute mini pumpkins and use this pumpkin knitting pattern. Super easy to make, these mini pumpkins will look adorable as table decor or on the mantle. You can use any weight wool you have left over. Your pumpkin will be smaller or larger depending on the wool you use.
What are you going to make this fall? Let us know in the comments below.