Every once in awhile it’s nice to talk a walk down memory lane and indulge your nostalgic side. These vintage knitting patterns prove that shiny and new isn’t always better. Take yourself back to a simpler, sweeter time with this collection of antique-chic knits. Heartwarming designs, timeless details, and old fashioned charm characterize each and every one of these easy knitting patterns.
Old Fashioned Charm: 9 Free Vintage Knitting Patterns + Timeless Touches
Armande Cardigan – This gorgeous, mustard-colored knit cardigan pattern is an ode to earlier days. Retro-chic and great for layering year round, the Armande Cardigan is a garment full of old-fashioned flare.
French Inspired Knitted Coasters – This vintage-inspired knitted coaster pattern calls to mind a cluttered Parisian cafe or a darling little book shop. These sweet stashbusters are a lovely way to infuse a little antique charm into your home decor.
Top Down Vintage Baby Cardigans – Classic lace stitch work and simple lines make these knit baby cardigans timeless treasures you’ll cherish for years.
Lacy Daisy Vintage Scarf – Add a bit of whimsy to any outfit with the Lacy Daisy Vintage Scarf. This charmingly old-fashioned neck piece is the perfect combination of vintage allure and modern style.
Roaring Twenties Baby Hat – Channel the vibrant sights and sounds of the golden age of jazz, dancing, and Hollywood with this darling knit baby hat.
Traditional Hankie Washcloth – With just a little knowledge of crochet, it’s a fun way to add some vintage sweetness to your morning routine and a great way to spruce up your bathroom with a pretty, old fashioned touch.
Vintage Nell Hat – Timeless lace stitches collide with a slouchy, modern fit in the Vintage Nell Hat. This year-round essential is sure to become your next go-to knit hat pattern.
Vintage Charm Cup Cozy – Set the table for high tea with the Vintage Charm Cup Cozy. Seed stitch adds just the right amount of rustic charm to this old-fashioned, stashbusting knit.
Cable Stitch Jar Cozies – Turn those boring jars and vases into vintage knick-knacks with this simple cable stitch cozy pattern.
If you were knitting in the 70s, you probably remember condo knitting! This retro style of knitting is super easy to learn: Condo Knitting: Knitting with Two Different Size Needles
Which of these old fashioned knitting patterns is your favorite?