Sadly I don't seem to be keeping up with this neglected little knitting blog anymore, but I'm so glad you're here, knitter friend, and you're very welcome to poke around in the archives.
Free Knitting Patterns
Free Pattern FAQ (help page)
I'm afraid I can be a bit slow to respond to comments and questions, but I do get them and I do try to reply within a not-shameful period of time.
Also let's be knitting friends on Ravelry!