Holiday Guide: Table of Contents

Stop searching for the perfect Christmas gift, Halloween costume or festive fall project — this complete guide has it all! Featuring the best holiday patterns from the I Like Knitting archives, we’ve rounded up everything from adorable baby halloween costumes to last-minute Christmas gifts to beautiful patterns featuring pumpkins and leaves.


Worked in the round and steeked, this bulky weight wool blanket is a quick stranded project that works up faster than you might think. A matching pillow or two makes a great set to break out during the winter months to stay nice and toasty by the fire. Read More 

Channel a southwestern style with this bold afghan. Treat yourself to a single-panel afghan that emulates traditional desert design while you learn to work up this clever combination of linen stitch, stranded colorwork, slipped stitches and a dash of intarsia. Read More 

This adorable baby costume might actually be too cute to be spooky, but either way, work up this pattern to give your new member of the family something to wear for Halloween. The onesie, tail and kitty ear headband will complete this perfect costume. Read More 

This pillow is round and jolly, just like Saint Nick! It’s also a great way to get your home ready for the Christmas season. Read More 

Indulge your little one with this fun to knit owl outfit. The feathers are formed by working an easy slip stitch pattern, and a simple ribbing pattern forms both legs. Don’t forget to knit the cozy owl hat to complete the look! Read More 

Add a touch of autumn whimsy to your décor with this pumpkin pouf knit in super-chunky yarn. The soft knit cover is shaped with short rows and stuffed with bed pillows for a cushy place to prop your feet after a long day. Read More 

These fun slippers come together fast and will be your go-to cozy companion for winters at home. The finished, flexible style of the slipper is achieved with traditional cuff-down, sock construction techniques and a combination of working flat and in the round. Read More