Tees, tanks, and other top knitting patterns featuring cables. Many of the patterns are free.
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Textured Sleeveless Shell
Sleeveless top with a 12 row repeat simple cable texture. Sizes XS (S, M, L, 1X, 2X, 3X). DK weight yarn. Designed by Melissa Leapman for Cascade Yarns.
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Criss Cross Top
Sleeveless tank top with single cable at neckline. Sizes 34½ (37¾, 41, 44¼, 47¼, 50½) inches. Aran yarn. Designed by Purl Soho.
Carol Feller’s top combines classic simplicity with elegant cable details. Knit from the top down with raglan shoulder shaping.
More Free Patterns
Easy top made from 2 identical pieces worked back and forth from side to side with cable on bodice. Sizes: S (M, L, 1X, 2X). Worsted weight yarn. Designed by Irina Poludnenko for Lion Brand.
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Breezy Cabled Top
Short-sleeved tee top pullover with cables alternating with sections of dropped stitches to spice up a tank top or camisole. Sizes XS/S M L XL 2/3XL 4/5XL. Designed by Red Heart.
Sleeveless top with flowing cables, a touch of lace, and twisted stitche. Knit flat in 2 identical pieces and seamed. Great for layering or by itself. Sizes Small (Medium, Large, 1X, 2X, 3X, 4X, 5X). Designed by Rachel Brockman.
Short sleeved pullover with a flattering empire waist and A-line silhouette that flares at hips. DK weight yarn. Sizes To Fit Bust: 32in to 42in. Designed by Twilleys of Stamford
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Longline, sleeveless tunic with a gorgeous central cable. To fit bust 81-86 92-97 102-107 112-117 122-127 cm, 32-34 36-38 40-42 44-46 48-50 in. Designed by Debbie Bliss. Aran weight yarn.
Pier 39 Shell
This unique pattern displays interesting features, such as cable borders, a keyhole in the back and an elongated front design. Finished Size: About 34 (36, 38, 40)” (86.5 [91.5, 96.5, 101.5] cm) bust circumference.
Briar Rose Tunic
A delicate cable lattice grows out of a sleek column of ribbing in this tunic. Designed by by Elisabeth F. Parker. 30 (34, 38, 42, 46, 50)” bust circumference. Pictured project by Amy77