Here is a fun web site where there are lots of free knitting patterns to dowload... The web site knitting daily offers downloads of free ebooks if you subscribe to their email list.
There most recent ebook is Knitting Instructions: Seven Free Knitting Patterns for Knitting Accessories these include patterns for cabbed leggings, cable rib socks, boom bag, snowball hat, crumpet beret, spectrum scarf, and lace scarf.
There are also free ebooks on
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