Thanksgiving is one of the main holidays that sets off the season. Whether you do large family get togethers, or you keep it simple with just you and your spouse, Thanksgiving is a time for big meals and holiday cheer. One of the funnest parts about the holidays is that it’s appropriate to go all out and decorate your house with festive decor.
As a knitter you’ve got a whole other dimension of decorating available to you — you can DIY your own festive decor! If you’re on the hunt for fun Thanksgiving knitting patterns to decorate your home and wardrobe with, then hold the turkey, you’ve arrived!
We’ve got 16 quick and easy Thanksgiving knitting patterns for anything from hats, to centerpiece decorations. Happy knitting!
Thanksgiving Gobbler Knit Hat
The adorable Thanksgiving Gobbler Knit Hat will have the littlest member of your family ready for the harvest meal in no time. The design features beautiful turkey feathers in fall colors and stands out from the typical knit hats you see for the holiday. This baby knitting pattern is a great way to get into the spirit of the season without spending a lot of money. You can choose to either alternate the colors of the turkey feathers or choose one color for a more monochromatic look. Either way, you can't go wrong with this fun and easy Thanksgiving knitting pattern.
Thanksgiving Touchdown Dance Dishcloth
Use this easy knit dishcloth pattern to help you pull the turkey out of the oven on Thanksgiving. This Thanksgiving Touchdown Dance Dishcloth Pattern is the perfect knit for your Thanksgiving day festivities. While everyone is on the couch watching football, tackle this adorable knit dishcloth.
The pattern will create a small, seasonal Thanksgiving-type toy. You can make as many turkeys as possible before Thanksgiving rolls around.
Via Blue Sky Fibers
Little Leaf Applique
Only a small amount of yarn will be needed for each leaf. This is a great stash busting project.
Via Telfer Designs
Scrap Yarn Pumpkin
This Scrap Yarn Pumpkin Knitting Pattern uses double point needles to knit a ribbed tube. Once you are finished knitting, both ends are gathered. The pumpkin is stuffed with Poly-fill and you run the yarn on the inside of the pumpkin, from one end to another creating the shape. Insert some twigs as the stem and you’re finished!
Via Gina Michele
This knit pattern is a great yarn buster and perfect for your autumn harvest Thanksgiving décor. They are knitted up in two parts: a nut and a cap. This is a great quick knit idea to give as favors to guests.
Via Studio Knit
Autumn Leaves Knit Placemat
These placemats and silverware holders make the perfect Thanksgiving table decor. Knit these adorable Autumn Leave Placemats to ensure that your dinner table looks as good as your Thanksgiving meal. If you're more of a knitter than a cooker, contribute to your family's Thanksgiving celebration with these fabulous table decorations.
Felted Thanksgiving Oven Mitts
Prepare for your Thanksgiving feast with this free oven mitt pattern and get ready to bake up a storm with this easy knitting pattern for Felted Thanksgiving Oven Mitts. Whether you make your mitts with stripes or solid colors, they'll help protect your hands from hot pans, casserole dishes, and anything else you decide to use in your festive celebration. These mitts are a must-have for your kitchen. Knit these oven mitts while your juicy turkey is in the oven.
Via Purl Soho
Turkey Finger Puppet
This adorable turkey knitting pattern will have you giggling! Knit this Turkey Finger Puppet for a Thanksgiving companion that the kids will love. You won't want to eat this cute knit turkey. Knit a few of these for the kids' table at Thanksgiving dinner. The kids will be so busy playing with these puppets that you won't hear a peep (however, you may hear a few gobbles). This lively stash buster is the perfect way to finish up a few skeins.
Via Knitted Bliss
Horn of Plenty Fruit Cozies
Not sure what to bring the host of this year's Thanksgiving feast? How about some hand-picked goodies snuggled up in the Horn of Plenty Fruit Cozies? These incredibly cute fruit cozies make a wonderful knit gift idea as well as a practical way to store fruits and vegetables while traveling to and from work, school, and extracurricular activities. Show your appreciation this Thanksgiving with a unique, yet seasonally appropriate Horn of Plenty Fruit Cozy.
Felted Acorn Pencil Case
Felted Acorn Pencil Case (L0619) is a Knit pattern that’s rated as Easy (Level 2). Finished size is about 8 x 5 in. (20.5 x 12.5 cm), after felting.
Via Lion Brand
Pumpkin Tea Cozy
This adorable pumpkin tea cozy will make even your tea time a festive one! This free knitting pattern is easy to make and a great gift for this autumn.
Via Fave Crafts
Knit Fall Wreath
Make this beautiful wreath to decorate your home for Thanksgiving!
Via Lion Brand
Patons Autumn Harvest Knit Pillow
Make a distinctive pillow that's heirloom quality! This cushion is truly an ode to nature's wonders, featuring squirrels and acorns, achieved using autumn shades in Patons Classic Wool Worsted. You'll love the detail on this design, right down to the buttons on the back allowing you to easily remove the form to wash your creation.
Butternut Squash Knitting Pattern
A few of these knitted Butternut Squashes placed in a bowl would look quite fetching. Even if you display them on an Autumn / Fall nature table, they would look quite sweet, too.
Via Natural Suburbia
Giant Knit Pumpkin
Want to make a giant knit pumpkin for fall / Halloween?! It’s A LOT easier than you think and you can use your hands instead of knitting needles.
Via Paper & Stitch
As November draws near the holiday cheer is settling in. Thanksgiving is sure to be filled with delicious food and full homes, and lots of laughter, too. Make this Thanksgiving a bit more festive by working up some of these fun Thanksgiving knitting patterns that everyone will love!