There are many outstanding free pattern links that I routinely post, so I thought that would put up a list of those that are fantastic and also don’t spam you!
Lion Brand Yarn (you must register; it’s free!)
Ravelry (you must register; it’s free, and remember to search for free patterns)
Also, a wonderful group of Girl Scouts from Lexington, Nebraska wanted me to point out a great how-to beginner’s resource for knitting:
Should you find that any links are not working or if you would like to add a link, please email me and I’ll be sure that it gets attended to!