Level up your cowl game with a fashionable throwback that’s been making a big comeback lately. Although the name may be a bit off putting, these cozy accessories are well worth the hype. They sit close to the neck and tuck in nicely underneath a jacket or sweater to keep you snug as a bug in a rug. That’s right, today’s post is all about knitted dickie patterns and all the patterns we are featuring are free!
Knitted dickie patterns that are free are good to have on your radar, especially if it gets really cold where you live. The nice thing about these designs is that they’re fairly unisex, meaning that they’re good accessory choices for both guys and gals. There’s not a lot of free patterns out there for knitted dickies, so we’ve included a few similar designs as well.
Whether you are looking to make one of these for yourself or for a loved one, you are sure to enjoy these 10 knitted dickie patterns that are free. We have a wide range of styles for you to peruse today, so we’re sure that you’ll be able to find something that appeals to you.
Havrelatte pattern by Maja Karlsson
The name of this pattern means coffee with oat milk in Swedish. Just like that first sip of bliss, you will feel utterly cozy and content in this handsome knit dickie complete with faux slip stitch braids.
Pearlneck pattern by Rille Rundt
Kids can delight in the warmth of a good knit dickie too. This one has tons of texture thanks to the nubbly seed stitch. The free knitting pattern is available in sized 6-9 months to 6-8 years.
Motorcyclist's Neckwarmer pattern by Wolfberry Knits
Knitted dickie patterns that are free are a practical option for folks regularly exposed to cold and wind like motorcyclists since they are warmer and more secure than regular cowls.
Knit Turtleneck Dickey pattern by Crazy Hands
Knitting a dickie is a good stepping stone for learning how to knit a sweater. This toddler size design will teach you how to make this adorable textured dickie using mostly garter stitch.
Lace Dickey pattern by Arne & Carlos
If you are a visual learner, then you are sure to appreciate this Youtube video tutorial for a knit dicky with stunning cable ribbing and a touch of lace. The video even includes a little story time on the history of the stitches used.
Cozy Knit Dickey pattern by Yarnique
Some knitted dickie patterns that are free call for working with the yarn held doubled to make them extra cozy. In this case, you could also use a good bulky weight yarn like our 100% superfine merino yarn Bae.
Rasta Cowlette pattern by Barbara Benson
Bulky yarn and lacework might make for an unusual pairing, but you have to admit that this design is simply stunning! The best part is that it is sure to knit up quickly.
Knit Stockinette Bandana Cowl pattern by Ashley Lillis
I think it's safe to say that bandana style cowls are a type of knitted dickie patterns, and hey it's free. Super bulky weight yarn makes this design extra thick and cozy.
Hot Lines pattern by Lorraine Waitman
There's no shaping involved in this design. It's just one long tube with button up sides. You can scrunch it up and wear it like a normal cowl with all the buttons done up or undo a couple to wear it like a dickey.
Scintille Cowl pattern by Meredith Wachter
Let's get a little asymmetrical with this cute split hem cowl. Knit both flat and in the round, it uses the same ribbing stitch pattern throughout. It would be a good choice for a beginner knitter, don't you think?
What do you think of this latest knitting trend? Will you be making one of these cute and cozy accessories? Which of these knitted dickie patterns that are free caught your eye? We would love to hear your thoughts in the comments below!
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