59 Sparkly Free Patterns to Knit and Crochet

It’s dark outside this time of year, so bring some glitter and sparkle into your home to brighten it up! Whether you’re making something to decorate for Christmas or wear on New Year’s Eve, you’re sure to find patterns to knit and crochet in this sparkly pattern round-up from Yarnspirations.

With dozens of patterns made in sparkle and metallic yarns, there are projects for everyone to do.

59 Sparkly Free Patterns to Knit and Crochet

Sparkly Yarns

Or, just grab a sparkle yarn and use it in an everyday pattern to make it more festive! For example, use Caron Simply Soft Party in Caron Simply Soft patterns.

Here are some sparkly yarns from Yarnspirations to choose from.

Red Heart Croquette Yarn

Holiday-Themed Home Decor

Crochet, knit, and craft holiday decor! Whether you’re wrapping items in yarn to make sparkly letters and stars or making your own metallic garlands, you’ll find the perfect project to add glitz to your home. Plus, kids can help with the craft projects!

Craft Sparkly Holiday Decor

Sparkling Star Free Craft Pattern

Knit Sparkly Holiday Decor

Mosaic Stripes and Chevron Knit Blanket Sparkle Free Knitting Pattern

Crochet Sparkly Holiday Decor

Festive Sparkly Table Runner Free Crochet Pattern

Sparkly Items to Wear

Shawls, wraps, hats, cowls, and even socks can be sparkly and metallic! Be glamorous and stylish in your holiday attire.

Knit Sparkly Items to Wear

Sumptuous Cable Cowl Free Knitting Pattern

Crochet Sparkly Items to Wear

Cable Twists Crochet Hat Free Crochet Pattern

Sparkly Scrubbies for All Year

Crochet and knit scrubbies to have themed cloths for your kitchen or bath year-round! Scrubby Sparkle can be used for these patterns or any other scrubby patterns to add a bit of glitz to your regular routine.

Knit Scrubbies to Sparkle

Polar Bear Scrubby Mitt Free Knitting Pattern

Crochet Scrubbies to Sparkle

Precious Penguin Scrubby Free Crochet Pattern

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