There's something so timeless about ballet patterns, from tiny tutus to the classic wrap, so we thought we'd share our favourite picks of ballet knitting patterns with you (including the above free pattern from Lion Brand Yarns!).
1. Ballet wrap by Sophie McKane
The perfect wrap for all the tiny dancers in your life! This elegant and practical wrap is just right for ballet classes. It also looks so sweet paired with a spring or summer dress. And hello flower girls - a short sleeved version in the bride’s wedding colors would be lovely.
2. Knit ballet leg warmers by Knitarelli Patterns
Keep your legs warm and stylish with this gorgeous leg warmer pattern! The pattern comes with a photo tutorial and has sizes suitable for adults and teens. Knitarelli made hers using the scrumptious Malabrigo Worsted.
3. Ballet bolero by Stylecraft
This sweet Stylecraft ballet wrap is knit in Wondersoft DK, which is made using the very best acrylic material, and is incredibly soft and economically priced.
4. Baby ballet booties by Adeline Too
These simple ribbon booties by Adeline Too can be made in any DK yarn, we can just imagine all the lovely pastel shades that these would look great in!
5. Tutu by Monika Sirna
This lovely pattern comes with everything! Including tips on knitting with mohair, tips on knitting with beads, scattered stitch/bead pattern, suggestions to customize the skirt and many hem options (including eyelets, ruffles and lace), it’s perfect for any adventurous beginner. Knit it in Rowan Kidsilk Haze or Debbie Bliss Angel.
6. Mini ballerina ballet wrap by Schneckenstrick Designs
This mini ballerina shawl pattern is available in sizes from 3 months to 12 years. Why not try knitting it with Cascade 220 Superwash Sport?
7. Adult’s ballet wrap by Lion Brand Yarns
8. Ballet cardigan and leg warmers by King Cole
This ballet set by King Cole includes 3 sweet patterns perfect for any budding ballerina!
9. Ballet wrap cardigan by Sue McCain
This flattering adult ballet wrap is a wonderful project with pattern instructions for sizes XXS to 6L and can be knit in a worsted/aran weight yarn.
10. Little cloud tutu by Monika Sirna
Another gorgeous tutu pattern by Monika Sirner, this little cloud tutu is so beautiful and will be a winner with any of your little ballerinas.
An extra crochet pattern – Baby ballerina crochet booties by Two Girls Patterns
It's not knitting, but this little crochet bootie pattern is too adorable not to share!