Purl Avenue

Purl Avenue

Where Knitting Inspiration Meets Creativity

Stitchinary

A collection of various types of knitting stitch patterns all broken down into three categories.

Knit and Purl Stitches

The Knit and Purl stitches category consists of basic knit stitches designed using only knit and purl techniques. With skill levels ranging from easy to intermediate, these knitting stitch patterns are great for beginning knitters....

Lace and Openwork Stitches

Lace and Openwork stitches typically require more advanced techniques than just knits and purls. This category of knit stitch patterns involve increase and decrease techniques such as yarn over and knit two together to produce...

Textured and Cable Stitches

Textured and cable stitches require more advanced techniques than just knits and purls. Skill levels range from intermediate to experienced. Please keep in mind that these free knitting stitch patterns may vary from source to source....

Recent Free Knitting Patterns

Small Knitted Dogwood Blossoms

Hello knitters and happy spring! If you follow me on social media, you know that I’ve been working on a...
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Riley Triangle Shawl

Test knitted by Joan W. Hi knitters! I hope all is well. It has been months since my last published...
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Speckled Slip Stitch Cup Cozy

It’s been a while but here I am again! I can’t make any guarantees that I’ll be able to update...
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Stockinette Stitch Shawlette

Hello knitters! It has been a while since I last posted a pattern here due to my mishap back in...
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Simple Knit Shrug

Hello everyone! It's been a while since I last put up a pattern. As most of you know, I had...
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Linen Chevron Cowl Pattern Now In French!

Hello everyone! After breaking my ankle exactly two weeks ago, here is an update. A few days after the injury...
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Rickrack Rib Stitch – In the round

Knitting the Rickrack Rib stitch in the round requires a multiple of three stitches and is done in a two-row repeat sequence. The Rickrack Rib stitch in the round is knitted almost exactly like the “flat” version but with the exception of one stitch. This stitch has a distinct, zigzag …