Most people think knitting is about afghans, scarves and sweaters with the occasional sock thrown in. You can make just about anything you can think of for your home with a great knit pattern, though! I thought it would be fun to showcase some of the best ideas out there for things you can knit and use around your home in one place. Many of these would also make great gifts, too! If you are sick of knitting the same thing, try your hand at some of these free knit patterns for the home and get out of that boring rut!
10 Free Knit Patterns for the Home
Tricksy Knitter has a cool pattern for a Leafy Washcloth that is right up my ally with it's nature-inspired pattern!
I bet you didn't think you could knit furniture, did you? Well, here is a great pattern from Pickles for a Puff Daddy Stool. I think it would be great to have a rainbow of colors to make these. Perfect for dorms and kid's rooms.
It doesn't get any funner than these Quick and Easy Knitted Cacti. If you have a black thumb, but are good at crafts, this pattern from The Knitter is perfect for you.
I saw many tea pot cozies, but this Beehive Tea Cozy from Yarn Inspirations was my absolute favorite. I think not only is it fun, but it is so cute, it would look good to display in any kitchen.
Are you a golfer or do you know someone who is? Make these Knit Golf Club Covers from The Purl Bee to protect your favorite clubs.
These Felted Bowls by Kelly Kingston via Ravelry are super nice looking and the perfect way to have a catch-all for your desk, kitchen counter or living room that is stylish and nice looking.
If you are a fan of the french press, you will love this Windowpane French Press Cozy from KnitCulture. Who would have even guessed you could make a cozy for that?
Retrobaby created a Clock Cozy! Is this not the most creative thing ever? It is also a great way to use up leftover yarn to create something truly unique.
If you are tired of wasting money and resources on those wet mop refills, why not make your own that can be washed? Strange Yarns, Skull Charms has made a pattern for a Swiffer Cover.
As someone who works on the computer all day, wrist fatigue is something that can be very painful and can get in the way of allowing me to finish my work. pieKnits has created a Knitted Earthy Wrist Pillow to solve that problem.