Free knitting Patterns for sweaters and hoodies with front kangaroo pockets for adults and children. Most patterns are free. Updated 9/4/2023
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Hooded Sweater With Pockets
Women's pullover sweater with wrapped front neckline, hood, and front kangaroo pockets. Sizes To Fit Bust: 81cm to 107cm / 32in to 42in. Designed by Jenny Watson for Noro. Worsted weight.
In The Hoodie Pullover
Long-sleeved sweater features a hood, front kangaroo pockets and a 2 row repeat texture. Sizes: Bust: 36 (40, 44, 48, 52)". Designed by Melissa Leapma for Cascade Yarns.
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Women’s Cozy Pouch Front Pullover
Women's pullover sweater with cowl neck and front kangaroo pockets. Knit in the round in almost all knit stitches and collar is knit with the body so no picking up stitches. Sizes Finished Chest: 32”, (36, 40, 44, 48, 52). Sweater in Plymouth Yarn Spago 2710. Super Bulky weight.
Free Funny Bunny Kids Blanket Hoodie
Kids will love to curl up in this super-cozy knit hooded robe while watching TV or lounging around the house. Features a kangaroo patch pocket for practical use and bunny ears for fun. Sizes Child 6/8, 10/12 years. Designed by Bernat. Super Bulky weight. A kit is also available.
Free Lounge Around Blanket Hoodie
The ultimate cozy loungewear sweater for around the house with a spacious kangaroo patch pocket and cuddly hood.Designed by Bernat. Super Bulky weight. A kit is also available.
Daisy Child’s Hoodie Pullover
Hooded sweater with kangaroo pouch pocket in front. Child Sizes To Fit Age: 6 Years to 12 Years. Child’s Hoodie Pullover with Pouch Pocket in Plymouth Yarn Daisy 2497. Bulky weight yarn.
Dress with Kangaroo Pockets and Scarf
Trendy tunic dress with short sleeves and and front kangaroo pocket with a matching super long scarf. Sizes To Fit Bust: 28-34" [71-86.5 cm] to 56-62" [142-157.5 cm]. Designed by Bernat. Aran weight. A kit is also available.
Kangaroo Pouch Sweater
Child's pullover jumper with buttons at shoulder for easy dressing, striped sleeves, and front kangaroo pouch pocket. Child Sizes To Fit Age: 4 Years to 10 Years. Kangaroo Pouch Sweater in Bergere de France Sonora 16. Aran weight yarn.
Baby Seed Stitch Sweater with Pocket and Hood
Hooded pullover jumper with front kangaroo pocket knit in 2 row repeat seed stitch. Sizes Newborn to 12 months. Designed by Lincraft. Worsted weight yarn. Pattern is on page 3 of booklet
Pullover with hood with front kangaroo pocket. Child Sizes 1 - 2 years to 11 - 12 years. Designed by Go handmade for Hobbii. DK weight yarn.
Kids to Adult Hoodie
Hooded sweater in sizes for adults and children with optional front kangaroo pocket and i-cord tie. Child Sizes 2 (4, 6-8, 10-12). Adult Sizes S (M, L, 1X, 2X, 3X). Designed by Lion Brand. Worsted weight yarn.
Hooded sweater in toddler and child sizes with front kangaroo pockets. Sizes To Fit Age: 2 to 6 yrs. Designed by Lion Brand. Uses one skein of the recommended DK weight yarn.
More Free Patterns
Striped Baby Sweater
Striped baby pullover jumper knit in garter stitch with front kangaroo pockets and button fastening at shoulders for easy dressing. Sizes To Fit Age: 3 Months to 24 Months. Designed by Bergere de France. Aran weight.
Adult hooded pullover sweater with kangaroo pockets. Sizes XS to XXL 100 cm-148 cm chest. Designed by Go Handmade for Hobbii. 2 strands of yarn held together to get a marled look and overall Aran weight. Kit is also available.
Shawl Collar Sweater
Children's pullover sweater in an 8 row repeat checkerboard texture with wrap shawl collar and honeycomb front kangaroo pockets. Sizes To Fit Age: 4 Years to 12 Years. Designed by Bergere de France. DK weight.
Adult pullover sweater with hoodie and front kangaroo pockets. Sizes XS to 5X 38 inch to 70 inch chest. Designed by Premier Yarns Design Team. Worsted weight.
Child's pullover sweater with hood and front kangaroo pockets. Knit with self striping yarn to get the stripes. Sizes 2 (4, 6, 8, 10, 12) yrs. DK weight yarn. Designed by Aubrey P Busek for Universal Yarn.
Coastal Fog Pullover
Women's v-neck pullover sweater with front kangaroo pockets. Sizes To Fit Bust: 34in to 54in. Designed by Rae Blackledge for Premier Yarns. Worsted weight.
Hooded pullover sweater with front kangaroo pockets and tree motif in women and children's sizes. Sizes girl’s size Large (8-10), X-Large (14) as well as women's sizes up to 68.5"/174 cm. Designed by Cirilia Rose for Berroco. Worsted weight.
Pullover sweater with hood and front kangaroo pockets knit with a 2 row repeat texture. Sizes Small (Medium, Large, 1X, 2X). Worsted weight yarn. Designed by Melissa Leapman for Cascade Yarns.
Easy cropped sweater with sleeves created with buttons, front kangaroo pockets, rolled collar, and a 4 row repeat lace stitch. Sizes XS/S [M/L, XL/2X, 3X]. Worsted weight yarn. Designed by Katie Rose Pryal.
Diego Hoodie Pullover
Hooded sweater with kangaroo pocket in front for toddlers and children. Child's 2, 4, 6. Rated easy by the designer. Worked flat and seamed. Designed by Irina Poludnenko for Lion Brand. Worsted weight yarn.
From the Sea Pullovers
Children's nautical pullover sweaters with a front kangaroo pocket with either fish or sailboat in intarsia. Sizes 4, 6, 8, 10. Sport weight yarn. Designed by Patons
Patterns for Purchase
Mrs Grimmet's Pullover
Cowl-neck, cabled, sideways-knit pullover sweater with kangaroo pockets. Sizes 32 (36, 39, 42, 45)(48, 52, 55, 58)". Designed by Carol Sunday. Worsted weight yarn.
Barnyard Pals and Sweater
Child's sweater with set of farmyard friends finger puppets and a large barn front kangaroo style pocket for them to live in. Puppets include Chicken, Cow, Pig, Sheep and Horse. Sizes 2 to 11 years to fit chest size 56-76 cm / 22-30 in. Designed by Jane Burns
Relaxed fit sweater with a kangaroo pocket and scoop neck knit with a V-point lace pattern. Worked mostly in the round. Sizes Chest: 32.5 (34.5, 36.75, 39, 41, 43)[45.25, 47.5, 49.5, 52, 54]”. Designed by Cassie Castillo. Worsted weight yarn.
Pocket You, Kangaroo
Women's pullover features beautiful cable panel with texture-filled argyle shapes on the front that flows through a front kangaroo pocket and optically slimming vertical lines on the back. Sizes Chest: 32 (34½, 36, 38¼, 40, 44, 46¼, 50¼, 51¼)”/81 (87.5, 91.5, 97, 101.5, 111.5, 117.5, 127.5, 137.5) cm. Designed by Hanna Maciejewska. Worsted weight yarn.
Hide Out Hoodie
Child's color blocked hooded pullover with a handy kangaroo pocket. Sizes 3-7 years. Designed by Sirdar. DK weight yarn.
Clubhouse Raglan Hoodie
Top down raglan long sleeved pullover with a lightly shaped hood with an i-cord drawstring and front kangaroo pocket in a sophisticated take on the classic hooded sweatshirt. Sizes 3X/4X, 2X, L/XL, M, XS/S. Designed by Alexandra Tavel (Two of Wands). Worsted weight yarn. A kit is also available.
Robot Pocket Sweater
Fun baby or child pullover with front kangaroo style pockets designed like a robot's head. Neck button fastening for easy dressing. Sizes 1-2 to 8-9 years. Designed by Jane Burns. DK weight yarn.