Knitting Patterns for sweaters and tops with color blocks. Most patterns are free.
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Color blocked pullover sweater with contrasting colors and textures. Sizes Finished Bust/Chest Measurement: 42 (44, 47, 52, 54)" [106.5 (112, 119, 132, 137) cm]. Designed by Stacey Gerbman for Red Heart. Bulky weight yarn.
Pop Sunshine Cardigan
Fun and colorful cardigan, color-blocked with four beautiful shades. Marled look achieved with two yarns held together. Knit in rectangles with little shaping. Base size 42 with instructions on customizing for other sizes. Designed by Sesia Tricot.
V-neck pullover sweater with a chevron color block and stripe design. Sizes S, M, L, XL, XXL. Designed by Sys Fredens for Hobbii. Aran weight yarn.
Color blocked cardigan sweater with pockets. Great stashbuster. Sizes Sweater, chest: 93 (100) 107 (114) cm. Designed by Rachel Søgaard for Filcolana. Available in English and Danish
Color blocked cardigan sweater knit with a 4 row repeat Hurdle Stitch. Sizes S, M, L, XL, 2XL, 3XL, 4XL, 5XL. Bulky weight yarn. Web pattern is free. A printable pdf is available for purchase. Designed by Rachel Carson Hill.
Color blocked relaxed fit pullover sweater inspired by the grid-based art of Piet Mondrian. Sizes Bust circumference: 42.25 (46.5, 50.75, 53.75, 58.25, 62.5, 66.75, 71.25)”/107.5 (118, 129, 136.5, 148, 159, 169.5, 181) cm. Bulky weight yarn. Web pattern is free. A printable pdf is available for purchase. Designed by Alexandra Tavel of Two of Wands.
- Get the free knitting pattern - Web version - at Joann
- Purchase a printable pdf
- Get the recommended Hue + Me yarn at Joann
- Get the kit at Lion Brand
Winter Clouds Tunic
Long-sleeved pullover sweater with funnel neck knit with a 2 row repeat Broken Rib and stockinette. Designed by Gayle Bunn for Yarnspirations. Sizes XS/S, M, L, XL, 2/3XL, 4/5XL. Super Bulky weight yarn.
More Free Patterns
3 Color Sweater
Long-sleeved color-blocked pullover knit in stockinette with a 2 row repeat rice stitch. Knit flat seamed. Women's Size XS/S, M, L, XL, 2/3XL, 4/5XL. Aran weight yarn. Designed by Yarnspirations Design Studio.
Bold Angles Pullover
Long-sleeved color-blocked pullover sweater knit with a 2 row repeat Shaker Rib. Subtle blouson sleeves, a split hem and fully fashioned raglan decreases are fun to knit and flattering to wear. Sizes available: Sizes XS/S (M/L / XL / 2/3XL / 4/5XL). Designed by Red Heart. Use the recommended Red Heart® Heat Wave™ that is activated by sunlight for extra warmth. Worsted weight yarn.
2 ways to get the free pattern:
- Get the free knitting pattern - web version - at Joanns
- Get the free PDF knitting pattern at Yarnspirations
Easy color-blocked pullover sweater knit with a 4 row repeat texture stitch. Finished Bust About 39 (43, 47, 51, 55) in. (99 (109, 119.5, 129.5, 139.5) cm). Aran weight yarn. Designed by Irina Poludnenko for Lion Brand.
Color-blocked cropped sweater knit with a 2 row repeat half brioche stitch. Sizes XS, S, M, L, XL, XXL. Fingering weight yarn. Designed by Filipa Carneiro.
Sleeveless sweater or vest knit sideways with 8 different colors. Great for stashbusting. Sizes XS/S, M/L, 1X/2X. Designed by Irina Poludnenko for Lion Brand. Super Bulky weight yarn.
Avignon Pullover Swoncho
Color-blocked poncho style sweater with pocket and sleeves knit in a 4 row repeat sand stitch, 2 row repeat broken rib and garter stitch. Sizes S (M) L (XL). Designed by Rachel Søgaard for Filcolana. DK weight yarn. Available in English, Danish, and German.
Color Block Tank
Flattering sleeveless top designed for at least 5 different colors so it's great for mini skeins or stashbusting. Sizes XS to 5X. Designed by Caron. Worsted weight yarn.
Color Swatch Sweater
Color blocked pullover sweater knit flat. Great for mini skeins or stashbusting. Sizes XS/S, M, L, XL, 2/3XL, 4/5XL. Designed by Yarnspirations Design Studio. Bulky weight yarn.
Patterns for Purchase
Sunday Stripes Sweater
Pullover sweater with a slipped stitch texture. Sizes UK Sizes 8-10 to 20-22 (to fit 32-46" bust). Aran weight yarn. Designed by Monica Russel
Bridget Intarsia Sweater
Statement sweater with color block intarsia, inspired by English painter Bridget Riley. Sizes To Fit Bust: 82cm to 107cm. Sport weight yarn. Designed by MillaMia
San Francisco Cardigan
Color blocked cardigan sweater in duster length. Aran weight yarn. Designed by The Blue Mouse
Slightly cropped sweater with marled color blocks knit in stockinette. Sizes Bust Measurements 29(33, 37, 41, 45)(49, 53, 57, 62)” 73.5(83, 94, 104, 114)(124.5, 134,5, 144.5, 155) cm. Designed by HSKnitwearDesigns
Color-blocked cardigan knit in garter stitch with a shawl collar. Designed for 4 colors, it's great for stashbusting. Sizes Chest: 37 (40, 44, 48, 52, 56)". Sport weight yarn. Designed by Sandi Prosser.
The masterful placement of the blocks in this top is what makes the finished look really pop — plus the unique use of complementary colors and textural yarn. S (M, L, XL, 2XL, 3XL)