21 Knitted Skirt Patterns

Knitting patterns aren’t just for the cold months. You don’t have to keep working on socks, scarves, or sweaters that only come out once a year — there are tons of fun, modern projects out there that you can work on in the spring, summer, and fall. If you want to knit something fun for all seasons, this list of knitted skirt patterns is for you. They’re easy to knit, extremely versatile, and go with almost any outfit.

Fall is upon us and that means that knits are coming out of the closet, and you better bet this collection of skirts — from maxi, midi, and mini — is going to be one of your go-to’s! Knitted skirts have featured heavily with many fashion houses recently, so get the needles out and keep up with the trends!

21 Knitted Skirt Patterns


1. Knitted Staple Skirt Pattern by New Wave Knitting

This Staple Skirt is a knit skirt that is customizable to your size, shape, and desired length. With it being made-to-measure and having a waistband, it will hug your curves perfectly! The folded hem at the bottom balances out the simple design that will make this skirt a closet staple. Dress it up or down to make your outfit pop!

Knitted Staple Skirt Pattern by New Wave Knitting

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2. Sydney Skirt Knitting Pattern by Knitting With Chopsticks

It doesn’t get much more versatile than a high-waisted, straight-cut skirt. This Sydney Skirt is completely adjustable in length, so you can customize it for any look. Knit a short skirt and pair it with a set of tall boots for a mod 60s vibe. Create a mid-length skirt and don a pair of flats for a more collegiate feel. Throw on some tights and this skirt will take you into the chilly fall months, as well.

You’ll love the feel of the Moss Stitch (alternating knits and purls) in this design.

Sydney Skirt Knitting Pattern by Knitting With Chopsticks

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3. Cables And Curves Knitted Skirt Pattern by Girly Knits

Perfect for the cold weather, this cute little skirt will spice up your Winter wardrobe and look adorable with those stylish tights and boots you have been looking for an excuse to wear! Knit in the round, this skirt is a breeze to finish off.

The twists and turns of the cable pattern provide a fun adventure for you and your needles, and at the end you get to express your creativity with the belt you choose! You could even whip up a drawstring with your leftover yarn if you wish!

Cables And Curves Knitted Skirt Pattern by Girly Knits

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4. Gaia Skirt Knitting Pattern by Kari-Helene Rane

Gaia is a fabulous knitted skirt, created with short row shaping and integrated blackberry stitch hem; the cable waistband and seed stitch bow gives this skirt an extra feature! The construction of Gaia means she holds her shape and doesn’t ‘seat’, making this skirt an up to date addition to any wardrobe.

Gaia Skirt Knitting Pattern by Kari-Helene Rane

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5. Girl’s Flirty Skirt Knitting Pattern by Red Heart

Little girls will love wearing this colorful knit skirt! The softly-pleated style gives the skirt fullness and feminine appeal.

Girl's Flirty Skirt Knitting Pattern by Red Heart

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6. Red Rocks Skirt Knitting Pattern by Lovely By Lee

Not only is this stylish with a textured stitch and side split, but it is comfortable too! Knit top-down, this Red Rocks Skirt is knit as one piece and features shaping around the hips and bum. Style it for casual or formal events with a dressy blouse or basic tee!

Red Rocks Skirt Knitting Pattern by Lovely By Lee

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7. Bodycon Knitted Skirt Pattern by Girly Knits

Be the belle of the boardwalk this Summer in this cool skirt! The unique Aztec inspired texture of this skirt will not only turn heads, it is a blast to knit too! The skirt is deceptively simple, composed of simple knit and purl patterns that create a beautiful knit fabric that will fit and flatter your curves. The skirt is finished off with a fold-over waistband to enclose an elastic that will make this skirt fit you like a glove.

Bodycon Knitted Skirt Pattern by Girly Knits

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8. Fringe Easy Knitted Skirt Pattern by Fine Craft Guild

Need to make things happen this summer, and nothing just so-so will do? Good thing you found this trendy fringe skirt, girl. You’ll be stunning in this one.

This is an easy pattern that is flexible to adjust. The fringe makes it fun and flirty, so always be sure you’ll keep enough yarn for that! In fact, you can lengthen your silhouette by exaggerating the fringe at bottom for added dimension.

Easy Fringe Knitted Skirt Pattern by Fine Craft Guild

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9. Asher Skirt Knitting Pattern by Originally Lovely

This beautiful skirt brings the beauty of hand-knit items into your wardrobe in a fun and unique way. This skirt can be styled for all seasons and is easily customizable to any length and size.  

Asher Skirt Knitting Pattern by Originally Lovely

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10. Jaunty Skirt Knitting Pattern by Ririko

Dress-up in this mid-length flared skirt knitted from the top down in eight panels. Choose your favorite colors to make it uniquely you!

Jaunty Skirt Knitting Pattern by Ririko

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11. Bold Stripes Skirt Knitting Pattern by Wiam’s Crafts Store

This knitted skirt design is simple, with bold lines, and a clear statement. It is an easy pattern, made with only knit and purl stitches, and the length is easily customizable to be as long or short as you prefer. It’s a quick winter project for you that you can finish in a day or two!

Bold Stripes Skirt Knitting Pattern by Wiam's Crafts Store

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12. Sirius Skirt Knitting Pattern by Patterns By CL Knits

This Sirius Skirt is a modern handknit take on a classic houndstooth pattern. There are customizations throughout the pattern so that the skirt perfectly fits your measurements and there are options for different shapes for the skirt. Just a warning, that means there is some math that you will need to do! 

Sirius Skirt Knitting Pattern by Patterns By CL Knits

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13. Knitted Ruffled Skirt Pattern by Red Heart

Little girls love ruffles, and this mini skirt is sized to work perfectly on young girls’ fashions. Knit this cute skirt in sizes 2 through size 10 in any of the fashion-right shades of your choice.

Knitted Ruffled Skirt Pattern by Red Heart

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14. Selva Free Knitted Skirt Pattern by Interweave

A simple texture pattern, closely repeated, creates an effect of overlapping scales and a dense, elastic fabric ideal for a knitted skirt. Elastic hidden in the ribbon-pattered waistband fine-tunes the fit.

Selva Free Knitted Skirt Pattern by Interweave

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15. Wrap Around Skirt Knitting Pattern by Erica Jackofsky

This beautiful wrap skirt will add a touch of elegance to any outfit! Highlighted with a lace pattern border on stockinette body, it is worked from the bottom up and easily customizable for your preferred length. 

Wrap Around Skirt Knitting Pattern by Erica Jackofsky

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16. Heart Me Forever Skirt Knitting Pattern by Girly Knits

“Heart Me Forever” is the most lovable skirt you will meet — with a super sweet heart stitch pattern, elegant mirrored cables, charming bobbles, and a playful bow drawstring with pom-poms, you will believe in love at first sight! This skirt will love you back with it’s flattering fitted shape and cozy warmth that only hand knit pieces provide.

Heart Me Forever Skirt Knitting Pattern by Girly Knits

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17. Knitted Maxi Skirt Pattern by Knitatude

With a thick double brim band (with an encased elastic sewn in), and a cascading empire skirt, the best part of this pattern is left for last. At the bottom you’ll find a gorgeous peek-a-boo section of eyelet lace that shows off just a bit of the calves. Put your mind on hold, as you get to relax with this one. 

Knitted Maxi Skirt Pattern by Knitatude

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18. Knitted Mini Skirt Pattern by Water Tower Craft Co

If you’d like to go out tonight but you haven’t got a stitch to wear, why not get busy knitting those stitches with this mini skirt pattern? This easy to follow pattern can be made in any length and is written to fit any body type. 

Knitted Mini Skirt Pattern by Water Tower Craft Co

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19. Carnaby Skirt Knitting Pattern by Knitty

This nubby-textured wool A-line is cute as a button and making it is easy. It’s knit sideways to size and flared with short rows until it’s long enough to wrap around your hips, then finished with a buttonhole section and firm waistband for a good fit. And because it’s thickly textured, any pills that form from wear (always a problem with bottoms) will be generously obscured.

Carnaby Skirt Knitting Pattern by Knitty

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20. Frolly Skirt Knitting Pattern by Espace Tricot

This Folly Skirt is high-waisted, with a sewn-in elastic waistband to hold up this midi length skirt securely. It flares gently to the hips, but delivers generous ease in all sizes, and then flares dramatically to the below-the-knee hem. Towards the end, the rounds are lengthy but this project doesn’t drag, thanks to the ever-shifting colours and symmetrical charts.

Frolly Skirt Knitting Pattern by Espace Tricot

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21. Kyi Knitted Skirt Pattern by Linda M

Named Kyi is this asymmetrical skirt with extra side width that are turned into pockets at the waist. The side seams make the pockets fold over. The waistband is knitted double in stockinette stitch at the end and has inserted boot laces for comfort. Wear it as a poncho instead if you prefer!

Kyi Knitted Skirt Pattern by Linda M

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THESE KNITTED SKIRT PATTERNS ALL LOOK ABSOLUTELY FANTASTIC AND I WANT TO START KNITTING THEM STRAIGHT AWAY!

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Whether you’re an adventurous beginner or seasoned expert, every single knitter should experience the wonder of knitting their own clothes. If you’re bored of simple scarves and socks, we have more perfect projects to break the monotony and create something you actually want to wear. Check out these posts:

These knitted skirt patterns are worth drooling and you got to make at least one of these for yourself! Happy knitting, friends!