As of November 2015, some places to find free machine-knitting patterns are Knittsings.com, KnitNatters.com and BacktoBackKnits.com. Knittsings offers patterns for several types of blankets, as well as a knit cap. The blankets come in tuckerboard, fisherman's rib, cable, and hugs and kisses designs.
Knit Natters has patterns for babies and children, including sweaters, booties, a scarf and a teddy bear toy. There are also patterns for a shawl and wheelchair blanket. Back to Back Knits provides directions for a wide variety of items, such as his and her lap blankets, a pet's Christmas stocking, a child's sweater and an adult polo shirt.