Free Craft Patterns

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Downloadable ePatterns


If you prefer to have immediate access to your patterns, we have a couple of different types of downloadable patterns available for purchase.

If you're looking for vintage crochet and knitting patterns, as we reproduce vintage pattern leaflets, we publish the patterns on our Free Crochet Pattern and Free Knitting Pattern websites. You can print these patterns directly from the website for free.

Additionally, we've been turning the entire leaflet into a a convenient eBook that is immediately available as a download as soon as payment is received. For only $1.49 each, you can save the entire eBook to your computer's harddrive for easy access anytime you want it.

Browse through the Pattern eBooks we now have. We continue to add new eBooks every time we reproduce a new vintage leaflet.

Partnering with Leisure Arts has enabled us to bring you their collection of Leisure Arts downloadable ePatterns from their previous publications, many of them now out of print and very hard to find, but still much sought after!leisure arts

Founded in 1971, Leisure Arts is one of the world's largest publishers of lifestyle and instructional materials. Through the years, Leisure Arts has published thousands of how-to books, leaflets, magazines, and other publications. was established to give you access to Leisure Arts designs that are not available in print anymore.

Many of the downloadable designs at this site are from publications for which Leisure Arts no longer has inventory in their warehouse. Some downloads are special projects that have never been published in a traditional format. They have made available thousands of patterns from their archives.

Whatever type of project you're looking for and need right away, you're sure to find one available in one of our downloadable options.

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Hundreds of free patterns available from copyright holders who have given us permission to reproduce them here for you, including Coats & Clark, Teresa Wentzler and Plaid Company. You are free to print and share all of these free patterns as many times as you'd like, but please be respectful of the copyright.

You are not allowed to profit in any way from the use of the patterns published on the Purple Kitty website without express written permission from the copyright holder. Copyright information can be found on each pattern page.


Favorite Color: Berry Red
I love to crochet and my favourite colours are blue in most shades, aqua and yellow if it is a clear yellow and not gold and i would dearly love to win the book of patterns.. :))

Hi love to crochet and my most used and favorite colors are Purple, Emerald Green royal blue and I love to use varagated colors as well for my pattern for my afgahans that I make and give away.

Thank you,

Tina Jarvis

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I love fruity colors like bright lime, tangerine, raspberry, lemon, and grape. They make me feel happy and HUNGRY!!
Hi I love to crochet and Crohook, I love to make afghans, and dish clothes which i give away to my friends I find great pleasure in crocheting and it really relaxes me as well after a stressful day my favorite colors that I love to use is purple, royal blue, emerald green and love to us varagated yarns as well the muliti colored ones when making my afgahans and dish clothes. Tina

My favorite color is blue. I love all shades of blue. I tend to have 3 basic colors in my stash, and I have to remind myself to buy other colors for different projects. LOL

Have knitted since my brother in law taught me at age 12(over 50 years ago) and attempting to learn crochet since then, But any handcraft is a passion, I love to follow patterns, create my own and enjoy the work others do and their techniques are fun to watch. Your site has given me endless hours of pleasure and I wish my Mom and sister were still around to crochet these little animals. Luckily my grand daughter is learning so she can teach me one day or, if I don't win the book, I can buy it for her to use.
My love of the craft started when I was 16. My grandmother had always crocheted and knitted things for friends and family. She had started on a blanket and pillow set for me when she was diagnosed with breast cancer. She finished it before she passed away but told me I couldn't have it until after she passed. During the time she was sick I would stay with her and she tried to teach me how to crochet but at the time I just couldn't learn no matter how hard I tried I couldn't get past the simple chain. So she passed and I am now 41 and my sister-in-law got me started on crocheting again. Now I can crochet and knit pretty well. I make blankets and baby gifts for friends and family like my grandmother and all with her memory and talent at hand. Thanks for all you've taught me grandmother.
I learned to crochet from my mother, who is an excellent knitter and quilter. It seemed like she could make *anything*! I learned from her, and now people think *I* can make anything! I love crafts of all kinds, and have taught many people.