Knitting patterns for cardigan sweaters featuring cable designs. Most patterns are free.
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Cardigan sweater jacket with 6 row repeat cable along front edges, sleeves, and sides. Sizes To Fit Bust 32/34" 36/38" 40/42" 44/46" 48/50" 52/54". Designed by Sirdar. Chunky weight yarn. Yarn also available on pattern page.
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Coziest Cable Cardigan
Easy quick cardigan features oversized cables on garter stitch and stockinette. Knit flat with minimal shaping. Sizes S (M, L, XL). Super Bulky weight yarn. Web pattern is free. A printable pdf are available on Etsy. Designed by Jessica Reeves Potasz at Mama In A Stitch.
Long-sleeved cabled cardigan sweater with deep ribbing at the hem and cuffs. Sizes XS to 5XL. Designed by Nicole Winer for Yarnspirations. Worsted weight yarn.
Designed by Martin Storey, this cropped cardigan features stunning cables, ballet neckline, and elbow length sleeves. Sizes 32-34(36-38,40-42, 44-46, 48-50)" 81-86 (91-97, 102-107, 112-117, 122-127) cm.
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Cozy Cable Hooded Cardigan
Long sleeved cardigan sweater with hood and celtic cable along the front edges. Sizes Bust: 28-34", 36-38", 40-42", 44-46", 48-54", 56-62". Designed by Bernat Design Studio. Aran weight yarn.
Linda Wilgus was inspired by 1950s styles to design this short-sleeved cropped cardigan featuring cables at the waist. SIZE: XS [S, M, L, 1X, 2X, 3X] Pictured project by Elidee.
Soiree Cable Edge Jacket
May be free for a limited time. Long sleeved cardigan sweater edged with cable. Sizes To Fit Bust 32/34" 36/38" 40/42" 44/46" 48/50" 52/54". Designed by Sirdar. Aran weight yarn.
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Tree of Life Jacket
Cable trees and bobble flowers embellish this statement coat inspired by the beloved Tree of Life blanket to transform a long-sleeved cardigan into wearable art. Designed by Nicky Epstein for Lion Brand. Worsted weight yarn.
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Long sleeved cardigan sweater with cable border along front edges and cables down the back. Sizes Chest: 32, 36, 40, 44, 48, 52, 56 inches. Designed by Kirsten Kapur for Knitty. Fingering weight yarn.
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Hooded Vest with Mirror Cable
Alice Tang’s sleeveless cardigan features cable patterns that mirror the opposite side of the vest. Sizes 36-50″ finished bust
Cable Trimmed Bolero
Shrug cardigan knit flat in stockinette. Cable trim is knit separately and sewn on. Sizes 34” (36, 38, 40, 42)”. Quick knit in bulky yarn. Designed by Susie Bonell for Cascade Yarns
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This cropped cardigan features cables that curve from neckline around back and up to other side. Versatile enough to go from casual to evening and always look great. Sizes S-XXL. Worsted weight. Designed by Alice Tang for Red Heart
Twist and Shout Cardigan
This long-sleeved, split collar sweater that wraps at the neck flatters all body shapes thanks to the combination of simple waist shaping, all-over ribbing, cables and the angled center panels. Four sizes from XS to 4X. Designed by Robynn Weldon for Knitty. Pictured project by rossity
Sarah Hatton designed this shaped cardigan with cables and moss stitch for Rowan. Requires registration to download. Sizes S, M, L, XL.
Long sleeved cardigan sweater with pockets, cable border along front edges, and a diamond texture on body. Sizes S (M, L, XL, 2XL, 3XL) 38” (42, 46, 50, 54, 58)” at bust. Designed by Cheryl Beckerich. Sport weight yarn.
Venezia Sport Cable Cardigan
Designed by Vera Sanon for Cascade Yarns, this shape-flattering cardigan includes two different front neckline options. Sized for X-Small, Small, Medium, Large, XL and 2X
Cabled Raglan Cardigan
Cardigan with a 4 row repeat honeycomb cabled pattern along the front edges. Aran weight yarn. Sizes XS (S, M, L, 1X, 2X, 3X). Designed by Heather Lodinsky for Lion Brand.
Cardigan with wrapped collar, cable trim along front edge, with an overall 4 row repeat honeycomb stitch. Sizes S, M, L, XL, XXL. Designed by Ekaterina Filippova-Blanchard. DK weight yarn. Pictured project by Liana. Available in English and French
Cari Cable Trimmed Cardi
Cable-trim cardigan with three-quarter length sleeves is knit mostly in 4 row repeat moss stitch. Sizes 32-46 in/ 90-125 cm. Designed by Sarah Hatton. DK weight yarn. Pictured project by agsewnsew.
Designed by Nora Gaughan for Berroco, this bulky yarn jacket features a stunning cabled front, shortened sleeves and deep pockets, with sizes X-Small, Small, Medium, Large, 1X, 2X.
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Long sleeved elegant sweater combines classic design with feminine shaping featuring an allover lattice texture, cables, and shawl collar. Sizes XS (S, M, L, XL, 2XL, 3XL). Designed by Vanessa Smith. Sport weight yarn. There is also a version for baby and child sizes.
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Long sleeved cardigan sweater with figure flattering flared cable detail on the front and matching cables on sleeves. Sizes XS (XS1, S, M, L, XL, 2X). Fingering yarn. Designed by Hanna Maciejewska. Pictured project by jettshin. Available in English, German, Polish
Dreamy Weave Cardigan
Written pattern for a beautiful basketweave cable cardigan with cable edge. Oversized, relaxed fit. Sizes Body circumference: 42 in (S) - 49 in (M) - 53 in (L) Designed by KatrinesDesigns.
Cardigan features a front borders of dropped stitches with bold cables. The pieces are worked separately and seamed together. Sizes 33 1/2 (37, 41, 44, 48, 52)" Aran weight yarn. Named after mathematician Leonhard Euler. Designed by Linda Marveng.
Cabled Edge Cardigan
Long-sleeved cardigan sweater knit flat with a woven cable front edge and sleeve edges. Worked flat. Sizes S, M, L, XL, 2X, 3X. Designed by Andi Javori. One of the patterns in Knit Cardigans - 12 Luxurious Sweaters will Become Everyday Favorites. Available in ebook or paperback.
Cozy long sleeved cardigan sweater knit in garter stitch with braided cable edge. Quick knit in super bulky yarn. Designed by Laimute Vaiciuliene.