Pullover and cardigan knitting patterns using diamond motifs with cables, lace, and colorwork. Many of the patterns are free. Updated 3/19/23.
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Women's cable long-sleeved pullover sweater with stunning aran cables including a front panel of twining cables that form diamonds. Sizes XS to 5XL. Worsted weight yarn. Designed by Bernat.
Evelyn Mod Top
Women's sleeveless top with colorwork diamond design on the front. Sizes Size: XS (S, M, L, XL)” to fit bust 30 (34, 38, 42, 46)”. DK weight yarn. Designed by Karen Fletcher for I Like Knitting.
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Women's cable aran cable cardigan with diamond motifs. I think you could leave the zipper off if you wanted and just have an open front cardigan. Sizes XS to 2XL. Worsted weight yarn. Designed by Patons.
Classic Nordic Pullover
Colorful women's pullover with diamond and geometric design in stranded colorwork on the yoke, hem, and sleeves. Sizes 2X, 1X, L, M, S. Worsted weight yarn. Designed by Lion Brand.
Diamond Texture Vest
Women's sleeveless cardigan vest with diamond cables. Sizes S, M, L, XL. Worsted weight yarn. Designed by Patons.
Women's aran cable pullover sweater with a diamond latice cable panel on the front framed by Aran cable columns that continue to the sleeves and back. Sizes 36/38 (40/42, 44/46, 48/50). Sport weight yarn. 02 Pullover in Lana Grossa Cool Wool Designed by Lana Grossa.
Women's pullover sweater with diamond cables framed rope cables. Sizes S to 4X. Worsted weight yarn. Designed by Rachel Brockman for Universal.
Lightweight T-shirt pullover sweater with elbow-length sleeves and diamond-shaped lace pattern on the hem. Knit seamlessly top-down in the round with raglan shaping. Sizes XXS to 3XL. Fingering weight yarn. Designed by Hanna Maciejewska for Filcolana. Available in English, Danish, German
Top Down Shirt S10220
A diamond lace yoke sparkles on this short-sleeved tee pullover top knit seamlessly from the top down. Great showcase for gradient yarn. Sizes 36/38 40/42 44/46. Sport weight yarn. Designed by Dorothea Neumann for Schachenmayr
Cable Pullover S10127
Love the neckline and cables on this women's pullover sweater with diamond and rope cables. Sizes 36/38 40/42 44/46. Aran weight yarn. Designed by Schachenmayr
Vertical Lace Panels Cardigan
Women's cardigan with diamond lace on the front and eyelet flowers on the body and sleeves. Sizes To Fit 28" to 62" / 71 cm to 151 cm. DK weight yarn. Designed by Svetlana Avrakh for Yarnspirations
More Free Patterns
Cable cardigan sweater featuring a variety of diamond and rope cables. Sizes S/M, L/1X, 2X/3X. Worsted weight yarn. Designed by Lion Brand. Pictured project by designer and astitchofgreen
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- Get the recommended Lion Brand Wool-Ease Yarn at Joann
Unisex Aran Cardigan
Cable cardigan for women and men with diamond and rope cables. Sizes To Fit Size 80 to 115 cm / 32 to 46 inches. Aran weight yarn. Designed by Spotlight Australia.
Women's pullover sweater with a diamond patterned yoke in stranded colorwork. Sizes S (M) L (XL). Aran weight yarn. Designed by Rachel Søgaard for Filcolana. Available in English, Danish, German
Pullover sweater with a diamond colorwork design. Sizes S to 4XL. Designed by Sys Fredens for Hobbii. DK weight yarn.
Women's pullover crewneck sweater with garter stitch cables that form interlocking diamonds. Sizes Bust: 36 to 70 inches / 92.5 to 179 cm. Aran weight yarn. Designed by Amy Christoffers for Berroco.
Diamond Cable Pullover
Women's pullover sweater knit with a zigzag cables that flow into cable diamonds. Sizes To fit bust 34 inches to 44 inches / 87cm to 112cm DK weight yarn. Elle 7031 designed by Saprotex International Design Studio.
Long-sleeved pullover knit with a diamond mosaic pattern on the bodice. Knit in two colors, using a multicolor colorway for one of the colors gives extra dimension. Knit flat. Sizes XS to XL. Rita Pullover in Schachenmayr Tahiti S11015.
Women's cardigan with Criss Cross Diamond twisted stitch pattern framed with cables. DK weight yarn. Elle 7793 designed by Saprotex International Design Studio.
Diamond Lace Pullover
Women's lace pullover sweater jumper with diamond lace on the front and the sleeves. Sizes Size: S to XXL. DK weight yarn. Designed by Rico Design
Argyle Sweater Vest
Pullover vest that combines cables and lace for a modern take on a classic argyle style. Sizes Finished Bust/Chest Circumference: 36, (40, 44, 48, 52), (56, 60, 64, 68)”. DK weight yarn. Web pattern is free. A printable pdf is available on Etsy. Designed by Kaitlin Barthold. Knit is also available.
Patterns for Purchase
The double diamonds on this sweater look like hearts in diamonds to me. Sizes To Fit Bust: 34 (38, 42, 46, 50, 54, 58) in / 87 (97, 107.5, 117.5, 128, 138.5, 148.5) cm. Aran weight yarn. Designed by Katya Frankel
A central band of cabling on this women's sweater is bordered by diamonds containing another cable motif, with a rich rib and hem worked in contrast color yarn. Sizes To Fit Bust: 81cm to 117cm / 32in to 47in. Aran weight yarn. Designed by Debbie Bliss
Desiree Fairisle Sweater
Long-sleeved women's cropped sweater with classic Fair Isle houndstooth and diamond motifs. Knit flat and seamed together. Sizes To Fit Bust: 82cm to 107cm / 33in to 43in. Sport weight yarn. Designed by MillaMia
Lacy Knit Cardigan
Women's cardigan sweater with diamond lace sleeves. Sizes XS, S, M, L, XL, 30 to 46" chest. DK weight yarn. Designed by Michelle Greenberg for TheSnuggleryPatterns
Cable Halter Top
Trendy sleeveless turtle neck with diamond cable is worked flat and tied in the back. Great for layering or wearing alone. Sizes XS, S/M, L/XL, and 2X. Worsted weight yarn. Minty Fresh Cable Knit Halter Top designed by Michelle Greenberg for TheSnuggleryPatterns
Long-sleeved women's pullover sweater with a diamond texture and collar. Sizes XS (S, M, L1, L2, XL, XXL). Worsted weight yarn. Designed by UandIKnit
Diamond Drops Sweater
Women's pullover sweater with made up of moss stitch diamonds on reverse stockinette with single rib detailing. It is knitted flat in 4 separate pieces. Sizes XS-S [M-L, XL]. Worsted weight yarn. Designed by KnittingAmysKnits.
Long-sleeved pullover sweater featuring cables and diamond motifs with a high ribbed collar. To Fit Bust : 81-86 92-97 102-107 112-117 cm (32-34 36-38 40-42 44-46 in). Aran weight yarn. Designed by Debbie Bliss
A shadow diamond cable dominates this A-line sweater with a curved flattering hem, and I-cord bands frame the bottom of the sweater, while garter stitches mark the sides and the round neckband. Sizes XS (S, M, L, XL, 2XL). DK weight yarn. Designed by Linda Marveng.