Tunic and Dress Knitting Patterns
These pullover sweater knitting patterns can be knit at a shorter length for tunics or longer for dresses. I selected tunic patterns that are long enough to go to mid-thigh or below and be worn with jeans, leggings, tights or by themselves.
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Free Knitting Patterns
Aran Basket Stitch Sweater
This pullover tunic features a 2-row repeat twisted rib trim and one of my favorite stitches, the 4-row repeat basket stitch cable. Designed by Heather Lodinsky for Red Heart. Sizes small – xxl
Slouchy Sweater Dress
This versatile tunic features a 4-row repeat basket rib waffle texture and pockets for convenience. Quick knit in bulky yarn. Sizes XS/S M L XL 2/3XL 4/5XL Designed by Bernat Design Studio
Tsh Shi Tunic
Yarnspirations designed this stylish oversized lace tunic. Sizes: Extra Small/Small, Medium/Large, XL/2XL, 3XL/4XL
This vintage pattern is for a dress or tunic with a smocked yoke knit in sport weight yarn.
Hearts and Kisses Tunic
This loosely fitting, long tunic is designed by Amanda Jones. The pretty textured design features both lace and cables. To fit bust 81 (86, 91, 96, 101) cm / 32 (34, 36, 38, 40)”
This cuddly sweater is made by stranding mohair and alpaca yarns together. Size: S – M – L – XL – XXL – XXXL
Cable Luxe Tunic
This dramatic sweater designed for Lion Brand is a gorgeous addition to any wardrobe, featuring a beautiful cabled yoke and a slightly belled body and belled sleeves. SIZE: Small, Medium, Large, 1X, 2X in two lengths.
The pattern site has many project variations for this sleeveless lace tunic including sleeves, dress length, different amounts of lace. Sizes 36-38, 40, 42-44. Pictured project by pennymoney
An easy-to-make, easy-to-wear tunic dress knit in two panels with a generous fit. The designer reports that she has literally been stopped on the street by people complimenting her on this dress!
Empire Waist Pullover
One size – 35.4 inch bust, so you may have to adapt the pattern. Fully written out in English.
Easy to wear loose fit ladies sweater, with cable patterning and crew neck designed by Marie Wallin. Sizes 32-34, 36-38, 40-42, 44-46, 48-50 inches. Pictured project by A2KIWI
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By the Lake
Textured chevron pattern in a comfortable fit tunic perfect over jeans or leggings. Size: S – M – L – XL – XXL – XXXL
An asymmetric neckline adds a stylish detail to this simply elegant tunic. Bust sizes: 95 (103, 110) cm [37 (40, 43)”]
Patterns for Purchase
Cloudy Sunday Tunic
This pullover sweater with a big, dramatic cowl and short sleeves. Quick knit in bulky yarn and mostly one piece. Women’s XS (S, M, L, XL, 2XL, 3XL, 4XL)
Soul Sister Tunic
This pullover sweater features a contrasting lace front yoke, a flattering A-line silhouette, and three-quarter length sleeves.To fit: Woman’s S through 2XL. Designed by Melissa Leapman
Tuscany Lace Tunic
This well structured pattern allows for a balance between a flattering stabilizing yoke continuing into a lovely draped diamond patterned lace lower tunic. Sizes 36 (40, 44, 48)” (91.5 [101.5, 112, 122] cm) finished bust circumference
A slim fit and kangaroo pocket streamlines the cables of this sweater. Finished Size 30½ (35½, 40½, 45¼, 50¼)” bust circumference. Tunic shown measures 30½”. Pictured project by stitch-please
The fit and flare silhouette gives an hourglass look, the gathered sweetheart neckline creates a beautiful bust and neck, and the soft center panel skims over the tummy with a height-enhancing vertical line. Available in petite to plus sizes!
Melissa Wehrle knits laceweight on big needles to create a slinky, silky, fabric punctuated by simple zigzagging eyelets. with a deep cowl and ribbed edges with the same fluid drape. Sized for bust 33½ (36½, 39, 42, 45, 47½)” bust circumference. Tunic shown measures 36½”. Pictured project by ennyleve