The main stitch pattern for these pullover and cardigan sweaters is a 4 row repeat, enough to make them interesting and appealing, but also easy to memorize. Most patterns are free. Updated 9/2/22
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Cora Brunch Cardigan
Two color cardigan knit flat with a 4 row repeat Moss Stitch Rib. Sizes S, M, L, XL, 2X, 3X, 4X, 5X. Irina Poludnenko designed by Lion Brand. Worsted weight yarn.
City Walks Sweater Vest
Striped v-neck pullover knit with 4 row repeat texture. Sizes XS (28") to 5X (62"). Designed by Yarnspirations. Chunky weight yarn.
Scoop neck pullover knit flat with 4 row repeat smock stitch. Sizes S, M, L, XL, XXL. Designed by Sys Fredens for Hobbii. Worsted weight yarn.
Alby Way Sweater
Pullover sweater knit flat with a main 4 row repeat stitch and 2 row repeats. Sizes S, M, L, 1X, 2X, 3X. Designed by Lion Brand. Aran weight yarn.
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Ballet neck pullover knit flat with 4 row repeat. Sizes XS, S, M, L, 1X, 2X, 3X, Chest: 34, 38, 42, 46, 50, 54, 58 inches. Designed by Berroco Design Team. Aran weight yarn.
Flattering and easy to wear, this oversized drop-sleeved pullover is knit with 4 row repeat moss stitch and ribbing. Sizes Bust - 44(48-52-56-60-64-68)“. Designed by Berroco Design Team. Aran weight yarn.
Sleeveless top knit with a 4 row repeat lace stitch. Sizes S (M, L, XL, 2XL). Designed by Cheryl Beckerich for Cascade Yarns. DK weight yarn.
Long sleeved pullover knit in the round with a 4 row repeat stitch panel of textured stitch framed by cables. Sleeve cuffs flare with a pleat, embellished with knitted flowers. Sizes To Fit Bust: 81cm/32in to 107cm/42in. Designed by Pat Menchini for Artesano. DK weight yarn.
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Simple Sleeveless Top
Easy sleeveless pullover sweater knit with a 4 row repeat lace stitch. Knit in 2 pieces with armhole shaping. Pieces are joined by knitting ribbed neckline. Rated easy by the designer. Sizes X-Small, Small, Medium, Large, X-Large, XX-Large and XXX-Large. Designed by Sara Louise Greer for Red Heart. Bulky weight yarn.
Long sleeveless cardigan vest knit with a 4 row repeat lace stitch. Sizes 84[95:106:117]cm (33[37½:41¾:46]in). Designed by Sue Hanmore for Artesano. DK weight yarn.
Long sleeve pullover knit with the Bramble / Trinity / Blackberry stitch features modified drop sleeves, a classic crew neck. Sizes XS/S, M/L, XL/XXL. Aran weight yarn. Designed by Alexandra Tavel
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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
Long Weekend Cardigan
This long-sleeved sweater can be knit in 3 different lengths and features a 4 row repeat Basket Rib Pattern. Sizes XS to 5X Designed by Patons. Pictured project by NovelKnitGirl
Chillin' Out Cardigan
Long-sleeved sweater with pockets. Sizes 32 (36, 40, 44, 48, 52, 56)" [81 (91.5, 101.5, 112, 122, 132, 142) cm]. Designed by Lisa Gentry. Rated easy by the designer. Aran weight yarn.
Waffle Stitch Vest
Pullover vest in a 4 row repeat stitch pattern with cowl neck and high-low hemline. Rated easy by Red Heart though it does require picking up stitches to knit the collar. Sizes Small to 3XL. Designed by Jodi Lewanda for Red Heart. Quick knit in bulky yarn.
This looks super comfy! Knit with a 4-row repeat tuck stitch pattern, this long-sleeved oversized pullover perfect for cool summer nights. Sizes: Extra Small (Small, Medium, Large, 1X). Designed by Rae Blackledge for Willow Yarns.
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Waffle Stitch Pullover
Long-sleeved sweater with funnel neck is knit in 2 color slipped stitch colorwork in waffle stitch. Colors are reversed in the yoke. Sizes XS (S, M, L, XL, 2XL, 3XL). Worsted weight yarn. Designed by Susan Mills for Classic Elite Yarns.
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No longer free. Long sleeved pullover with shawl collar knit in a 4 row repeat cable stitch with 2 row ribbed collar and hem. Sizes To Fit Bust: 76cm/30in to 112cm/44in. Designed by Debbie Bliss. Aran weight yarn.
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Long-sleeved sweater features a cowl neck and an open front.- the best of both worlds of pullover and cardigan! Knit in 4 row repeat double moss stitch and garter stitch. Designed by Lisa Richardson. Sizes 32-34(36-38,40-42, 44-46, 48-50)", 81-86 (91-97, 102-107, 112-117, 122-127) cm. A kit is also available. Aran weight yarn.
Miss Me Yet Cardigan
Long-sleeved sweater knit in Openwork Rib Lace – a simple 6 stitch by 4 row repeat and features pockets. Sizes 30¾, 34¾, 38¾, 42½, 46½, 50½, 54½” / 78.1, 88.3, 98.4, 108, 118.1, 128.3, 138.4 cm. Designed by Deb Hoss Knits
Long-sleeved sweater knit in waffle stitch with cable edges. Sizes (XS)S(M)L(XL)2XL(3XL) Designed by FavoritesByOnling
Berry and Bramble Cardigan
Cozy shawl collared vest knit with berry in a box lace pattern. Sizes 28½ (33, 34, 37½, 43)”. Aran weight yarn. Designed by Mary Gehling. Pictured project by mleknits
Waffle Stitch Top
Short-sleeved pullover sweater in waffle stitch with a peter-pan collar knit separately in a contrasting color and then sewn onto the garment. Size 81:86:81:97:102:107cm (32:34:36:38:40:42in) Bust. DK yarn. Designed by NatalieSmartDesigns
Daisy Stitch Cardigan
Spring is Pink sweater uses the daisy stitch to create diagonal lines of texture. Choose your favorite look: cropped or long cardigan with short, medium or long sleeves. Sizes 29 (32, 34, 36, 38, 40/42, 44/46, 48/50)”. Designed by Hanna Maciejewska.
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Long sleeved sweater in cozy thermal waffle stitch. Sizes 32 (34, 36, 38, 39 1/2, 41 1/2, 43 1/2, 45 1/2, 47 1/2)” bust circumference. . Designed by Heather Zoppetti.
Long sleeved cardigan features deep ribbing, garter-stitch buttonbands, and a richly textured waffle stitch body with a generous cabled shawl collar. Sizes 37½ (41, 44, 47, 50½ )” bust circumference. Designed by Deborah Newton. Worsted yarn. Pictured project by knitzo