Added on May 7, 2013
Vertical and horisontal lines forming some cubes.
Made by Peax.
Strange lines in all directions. Be sure to check the 2X for details.
Made by Laura Gilbert Gilardenghi.
The classic subtle pattern. Sort of wall/brick looking. Or moon-looking?
Made by Joel Klein.
Added on April 16, 2013
Super tiny dots and all sorts of great stuff.
Made by Tia Newbury.
Light gray version of the Binding pattern. A bit like fabric.
This works great as-is, or you can tone it down even more.
Added on March 23, 2013
This one is so simple, yet so good. And you know it. Has to be in the collection.
Made by Gluszczenko.
Submitted by DomainsInfo – wtf, right? But hey, a free pattern.
Made by DomainsInfo.
You know I love paper patterns. Here is one from Stephen. Say thank you!
Made by Stephen Gilbert.
This is a semi-dark pattern, sort of linen-y.
Made by Sagive SEO.
And finally, number 6. Enjoy.
Made by Dima Shiper.
Number five from the same submitter, makes my job easy.
I skipped number 3, cause it wasn’t all that great. Sorry.
I put the 1 after 2, call me crazy.
A series of 5 patterns. That’s what the P stands for, if you didn’t guess it.
Added on March 2, 2013
Looks like an old wall. I guess that’s it then?
Made by Viahorizon.
This one is amazing, truly original. Go use it!
Snap! A crisp pixel pattern.
Made by Victor Bejar.
You don’t see many mid-tone patterns here, but this one is nice.
Can never have too many knitting patterns, especially as nice as this.
Made by Victoria Spahn.
As far as fabric patterns goes, this is quite crisp.
Made by Heliodor Jalba.
You guessed it – looks a bit like cloth.
Made by Peax Webdesign.
As simple as it get’s, gray lines crossing.
Made by Erikdel.
I have no idea what this is, but it’s tiny and it tiles. Whey!
Made by Venam.
Tiny lines going both ways – not the way you think, silly.
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The pattern file is now retired, but all the old files are on GitHub. Or you can buy the Photoshop plugin!
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