Free knitting patterns for sweaters, tanks, tees, and other tops with lace yokes. Many of the patterns are free. Updated 8/6/23
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Sleeveless top with button back and diamond lace yoke and hem. Sizes S (M - L - XL) to fit Bust 86 (94 – 102 – 110) cm. Though there is a crochet finish at neckline but I think you could easily finish the neckline with a simple pick and knit. I think actually I'd prefer that. Fingering weight yarn. Designed by Pink Poppy Designs.
Women's short-sleeved pullover tee sweater with a lace yoke and flirty peplum skirt. Sizes 34"-62" [136-157.5 cm]. Worsted weight yarn. Designed Lisa Borum for Cascade Yarns.
- Get the free knitting pattern
- See the Ravelry page
- Get the recommended Cascade Yarns Friday Harbor yarn
Kentia Tee Top
Short sleeved cropped tee pullover with lace yoke worked seamlessly from the top down. Sizes (90, 100) 110, 120 (130, 140) cm [(35½, 39¼) 43¼, 47¼ (51¼, 55)″]. Fingering weight yarn. Designed by Marie Amelie Designs. Available in English and French
Leaf Yoke Pullover
Leaf lace yoke circles this short-sleeved sweater knit flat. Yoke is knit separately in a 10 row repeat and then sewn onto the identical front and back pieces. Sizes 32in to 42in/82cm to 107cm. DK weight yarn. Leaf Yoke Pullover 7257 designed by Saprotex International Design Studio.
Sleeveless tank top with 4 row repeat lace front yoke and upper back knit flat in two pieces. Sizes 32(36-40-44-48-52)”. Worsted weight yarn. Designed by Amanda Keep Williams for Berroco.
Pullover tee sweater with lace flower medallion on yoke and and a keyhole opening on other side. Can be worn with either design in front. Sizes 32 (36, 40, 44, 48, 52)". Sport weight yarn. Designed by Kristin Omdahl.
Lace boat neck yoke and matching lace waistband are knit separately and sewn on to this boatneck pullover top. Sizes To Fit Bust: 32in to 42in/82cm to 107cm. Sport weight yarn. Top in Schachenmayr Catania S7366. Available in English, Dutch, French, German
- Get the free knitting pattern. English is on page 4 of file.
- Get the recommended Schachenmayr Catania yarn
Easy Lace Shoulder Top
Sleeveless top knit flat in one piece with 8 row repeat lace yoke and stockinette body, then seamed at sides. Instructions on how to customize size are given, but specific sizes are not, so it does take some swatching and calculations. Great stash buster for Fingering weight yarn. Designed by gabriella fallonet.
Everything Gonna Be Alright
A 4 row repeat lace yoke and stripes of elongated dropped stitches and eyelets accent this sleeveless pullover. Sizes To Fit Bust: 37in to 54in/92cm to 135cm. Great stash buster for DK weight yarn. Designed by Knitting for Breakfast.
Amors Arrow Sweater
Sleeveless pullover top with 4 row repeat Arrowhead Lace yoke. Sizes To fit chest: 71 to 132]cm / 28" to 52". Fingering weight yarn. Designed by Stefanie Schuster. Some of the edging is crocheted but I think you could substitute knit edging.
More Free Patterns
Lilac Leaf Pullover
Leaf lace knit sideways in a 12 row repeat creates a stunning yoke and hem for this short-sleeved tee sweater. Sizes Bust: 36 (40, 44, 48)”. Sport weight yarn. Designed by Premier Yarns Design Team.
Nice And Lacy Yoke Tee
Lace feathers circle the yoke of this women's short-sleeved pullover tee sweater. Sizes XS/S 28-34" [71-86.5 cm] to 4/5XL 56-62" [142-157.5 cm]. DK weight yarn. Designed Bernat.
Lyra Feather Lace Yoke Top
Pullover tee sweater with lace feather or fern motif on yoke. Sizes 28/30" - 52/54"/ 71cm to 137cm. DK weight yarn. Designed by Sarah Hatton for West Yorkshire Spinners.
Short sleeved pullover tee with flattering empire waist, cap sleeves, and lace panels on the yoke. Sizes Bust: 28 (32, 36, 40, 44, 48, 52, 56)". DK weight yarn. Designed by Berroco Design Team.
Starburst Lace Yoke Sweater
Short sleeved pullover sweater with an easy but elegant lace yoke, with a zigzag patern that looks like a starburst. The Top is worked from the top down, in-the-round, in mostly knit stitches, without seams. Sizes Chest: 36 [40, 44, 48, 52, 56] inches (90 [100, 110, 120, 130, 140] cm). DK weight yarn. Designed by Elaine Phillips for ABC Knitting Patterns. Web version is free. Pictured project by SuperfineMama
Twilleys Tunic Pullover
An 8 row repeat lace yoke tops this tunic length short-sleeved pullover sweater. Sizes To Fit Bust: 32in to 42in/81cm to 107cm. Aran weight yarn. Designed by Twilleys of Stamford.
Summer Breeze Top
Sleeveless top with a 4 row repeat lace yoke and lace hem. Sizes 34 (36, 40, 44)”. Sport weight yarn. Designed Diane Zangl for Cascade Yarns.
Sleeveless top with lace yoke. Bottom is knit seamelessly in the round, almost all knit stitches! Then the lace yoke is knit flat. Sizes 27"-47" [68-118 cm]. Fingering weight yarn. Designed Sara Mereu.
Women's pullover sweater with lace and twisted stitches across the shoulders and bodice. Knit sideways from center to cuff and then joined with visible seams. Sizes Bust: 38 (41, 44, 47, 50, 53, 56, 59, 62, 65)”. DK weight yarn. Designed by Courtney Spainhower for Universal Yarn.
A Trip to the Pacific
Women's pullover sweater with lace and cable details that create lines that cross to form a diamond on the yoke and then flow into a central column on the front. Sizes 34, 38, 42. DK weight yarn. A Trip to the Pacific designed by Heidi Narum.
Patterns for Purchase
Simply elegant top features a leaf lace yoke knit horizontally and a flattering design for many body types. Almost seamless! Instructions are both charted and written. Sizes Finished Bust Measurement: 34(38, 42, 46, 50, 54) inches / 86(97, 107, 117, 127, 137)cm. Fingering weight yarn. Designed by Kay Hopkins
Lace Yoke Tunic
Short-sleeved sweater knit from the top down with a lace bodice and lace hem. Sizes Bust Size : 90/ 100/ 110/ 120cm 36/40/44/48 inches. Sport weight yarn. Designed by Emma Du
Short-sleeved tee sweater with a chevron lace yoke and sleeves. Sizing: XS, S, M, L, XL, XXL. DK weight yarn. Designed by ThisCosyNest
Slightly cropped tee that is knit seamlessly from the top down in the round with a lace motif knit across the yoke. Designed by autumnandindigo Sizes Finished Bust Circumference: 33 to 65” / 84 to 165 cm. Fingering weight yarn.
A triangle lace motif on the back is echoed in a smaller one at the front neckline in this pretty lightweight top. Designed by IrmianDesign. Sizes 28 to 58” / 71 to 147 cm. Fingering weight yarn.
Top and Cardigan
Sleeveless top with a 12 row lace bodice knit flat in 2 pieces and seamed. Matching cardigan with same 12 row lace at hem. Designed by Sirdar. Fingering weight yarn.
Sleeveless top with lace panel designed by Emily Wessel. To fit size: XXS (XS, S, M, ML, L, XL, 2XL, 3XL, 4XL)
Long-sleeved pullover with a sweet lace yoke and sleeves edged with a frill, that leads into a stockinette body. Gorgeous with jeans, skirts and just about anything. Size To Fit Bust: 32in to 50in (81-86cm to 122-127cm). Designed by Debbie Bliss.