Belts are a fun knitting project because you can really spice up the colors in your wardrobe. There are a variety of types of belts you can knit. Here are some free belt knitting patterns you are sure to enjoy.
This knitting pattern is really funny because it is a belt that can also be used as a whip. While you might not be into whips, it is a really cute belt that would look great with any outfit. The knitting directions for this belt are very easy to follow and there are some close up pictures so you can see what the detail will look like.
Kristin’s Silk Belt
When you are done knitting this, you will have a wonderful sash styled belt. It is designed to be tied casually around your waist and have two ends hanging down that will move as you walk. The directions for this knitting pattern are clear, but there is only one picture for you to see what the finished belt will look like. This knitting pattern also recommends that you have a pretty tight gauge for a belt.
If you like wide, wrap style belts, this knitting pattern is perfect for you. When you are finished you will have a high-waisted wrap belt with applied I-cord edging and ties. You will be able to wear it wrapped in the front or in the back. You can download the directions for this knitting pattern in a printer friendly PDF format. There are several pictures so you can see what it looks like in different colors.
You will get a very interesting texture with this knitting pattern. You will use a combination of knits, purls, and slipped stitches to complete this belt knitting pattern. The directions for this pattern are very thorough and should be pretty easy to follow. There are also directions for the fringes that will be at the ends of the belt. There is only one picture of the belt so it is a little hard to see what it will look like when completed.
Lauren Woven Belt
If you are looking for a belt that can be knitted with hemp, cotton, bamboo, or linen with elasticity, then this is a great knitting pattern to look at. The belt looks like the classic leather woven belt that many people have in their wardrobe. Of course, you can do this belt in any color you desire or multiple colors. There are great directions, pictures, and a diagram for the pattern on the belt. You should be able to complete this belt pretty quickly and easily.
These are five free belt knitting patterns that you are sure to enjoy and enhance your wardrobe with. You could even knit these as gifts for your friends, because they will definitely be jealous of your belts!
Resources: Knitting Pattern Central