Knitting patterns for pullover sweaters for children. Most patterns are free.
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Velvet Dreams Sweater
Long-sleeved pullover sweater features lace panels along the center of the front and back and each sleeve has a playful ruffle around the armholes. Sizes 1-2 (2-4, 4-6, 6-8) years. DK weight yarn. Designed by Rachel Brockman for Universal Yarn.
Top Down Gradient Kid’s Sweater
Long-sleeved unisex pullover sweater knit top down in one piece. Great showcase for gradient or ombre yarn. Sizes Children’s: 2, (4, 6, 8). Worsted weight yarn. Designed by Shannon Dunbabin for Cascade Yarns.
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- Get the recommended Cascade Yarns 220 Superwash® Wave yarn
Textured Stripe Pullover
Long-sleeved unisex pullover sweater with a henley neckline knit with a 2 row repeat version of garter rib. Sizes Childs 4 (6, 8, 10, 12, 14). Worsted weight yarn. Designed by Cheryl Beckerich for Cascade Yarns.
Awesome Cool Sweater
Long-sleeved unisex pullover sweater knit with an 4 row repeat Elm Seed stitch. Sizes 10, 12, 14, 16 years and Small. Rated easy by designer. Aran weight yarn. Designed by Scarlet Taylor for Yarnspirations as Awesome Cool Sweater.
Long-sleeved unisex pullover sweater knit with an 8 row repeat Textured Checks stitch. Sizes Child’s 2 (4, 6, 8, 10). Aran weight yarn. Designed by Lorna Miser.
Lulu Sweater & Shorts
Long-sleeved unisex pullover sweater knit with a brioche stitch. Matching shorts with twisted rib waist band and cord tie. Sizes 0-6M (6-12M, 1-2Y, 2-3Y). Sport weight yarn. Designed by Button and Blue.
Mistake Stitch Rib Sweater
Long-sleeved unisex pullover sweater knit with a 2 row repeat mistake rib. Sizes 2 years, 4 years, 6 years, 8 years, 10 years. DK weight yarn. Designed by Patons.
Long-sleeved unisex pullover sweater with decorative trellis cables. Sizes 2 years (4 years) 6 years (8 years). Aran weight yarn. Designed by Signe Strømgaard for Ficolana. Available in English, Danish, German.
Long-sleeved unisex pullover sweater with big cables. Sizes 4 years/104 cl (6 years/116 cl) 8 years/128 cl (10 years/140 cl) 12 years/152 cl. Aran weight yarn. Designed by Signe Strømgaard for Ficolana. Available in English, Danish, German.
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Lil Rascal Round Neck Sweater
Long-sleeved pullover sweater with XOXO hugs and kisses cables. Sizes To Fit Chest 20" 22" 24" 26" 28", 51cm to 71cm. DK weight yarn. Designed by West Yorkshire Spinners.
Long-sleeved pullover sweater with cables and moss stitch and a henley collar. Sizes To Fit Age: 6 Years to 16 Years. Sport weight yarn. Designed by Phildar Design Team.
Long-sleeved sweater with rolled neckline knit sideways from cuff to cuff in a twisted stitch pattern for the yoke and sleeves and garter stitch for the body. Sizes Child's 4 (6, 8, 10). Worsted weight yarn. Designed by Jennifer Hagan.
Kid’s Chevron Band Pullover
Designed by Caron Design Team. Toddler/Child: 2, 4, 6, 8 years
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School Days Raglan Pullover
Color block long sleeved sweater with buttons on yoke for easy dressing. Sizes 2 years to 10 years. Designed by Marly Bird
Icelandic Sweater with Horses Sweater
Pullover sweater for children and adults with stranded colorwork featuring prancing horses around the yoke. Sizes Child, Woman, Man. Hestapeysa designed by Jóhanna Hjaltadóttir. Pictured projects by wigdis and PolarPurls. Available in English and Icelandic
Susie Bonell designed this hoodie sweater with front pockets for Cascade Yarns. Sizes: Chest: 26, 28, 30 inches
Cat and Mouse Sweater
Long-sleeved pullover for children. Sizes 2, 4, 6. Designed by Amy Bahrt for Cascade Yarns. DK weight yarn.
Long-sleeved child's sweater with a cute penguin who hides a convenient pocket. Sizes 2, 4, 6. Designed by Amy Bahrt for Cascade Yarns.
Patterns for Purchase
This kid's pullover knit with a stunning cable design. Sizes 5-6 (7-8, 9-10, 11-12) yrs. Chest: 23-24(25-26, 27-29, 30-31)" 59-61(63-66, 69-73, 76-79) cm. DK weight yarn. Designed by Martin Storey
This kid's pullover is a simple knit with minimal shaping and applique pieces to create a monster face. Knitted flat. Sizes ages 2-11 years. DK weight yarn. Designed by Jane Burns
This pullover for children features a cable and bobble design. Sizes 2-4 years (5-6 years; 7-8 years; 9-10 years) [11-12 years; 13-14 years]. An adult version is also available. Aran weight yarn. Designed by Tatsiana Matsiuk
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Jumping Bean Hoodie
This pullover features an oversized hood, front pockets and sizes Child’s 2 (4, 6, 8) years.