Tops, wraps, and sweaters with a twist including moebius loops, cross-overs, and more.Wraps and sweaters with a twist including moebius loops, cross-overs, and more. Updated 2/2/23
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Shoulder cozy shawl or cowl knit as a rectangle and seamed. Rated easy by Ravelrers. Aran weight yarn. Designed by Marlaine DesChamps for Caron
Twist Poncho with Sleeves
The Wrapped Sweater pullover features a twist in front and back and attached cuffs to keep in place. Worsted weight yarn. Designed by Erin Kate Archer for Red Heart
- Get the free knitting pattern
- Get the recommended Unforgettable Yarn at Red Heart (20 colors!)
- See more Sleeved Poncho Knitting Patterns
Leclair Cross Wrap
A moebius twist in front adds style to this capelet created from 2 rectangles knit in seed stitch. Designed by Pierrot (Gosyo Co., Ltd). Super Bulky weight yarn. Available in English and Japanese.
Bolero knit from side-to-side in one piece with a fabric twist in the front. The shrug can also be reversed with the twist at the back. Sizes Small (Medium, Large). Designed by Irina Poludnenko for Tahki Stacy Charles. DK weight yarn. Available in English and Danish, French, German, Italian, Spanish
Pitsi Möbius Shawl
Seamless shawl knit with dropped stitches and garter stitch in a 4 row repeat and a twist. Versatile wrap can be worn with the twist in front or back, as a cowl, infinity scarf, hood, and more. Designed by Suvi Helander, DK weight yarn. Available in English and Finnish.
Tantric Puzzle Top
Recipe for creating a wrap top or vest knit with 2 panels that twist to form armholes. Use any stitch or yarn. These are very basic instructions with diagram, NOT a row by row pattern, though many Ravelrers have notes on what they did. Designed by Anne Carroll Gilmour. Pictured project by gasabgirl who has notes on her stitch pattern and method.
Sleeveless tee knit with a reversible eyelet fabric a twist in front. Designed by Lisa Richardson for Rowan. Sizes 32-34 (36-38,40-42, 44-46, 48-50)" 81-86 (91-97, 102-107, 112-117, 122-127) cm. Lace weight yarn.
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Knit with a 7 row 2 stitch reversible Roman Stripe lace stitch, this pullover is created with 2 pieces and a twist in front. Designed by Norah Gaughan for Berroco. Sizes S, M, L. DK weight yarn.
Halter top with a twist in front knit in stockinette. Designed by Berroco Design Team who rates it easy; it does require picking up stitches to finish the edges. Sizes XSmall, Small, Medium, Large, 1X, 2X. Worsted weight yarn. The Ravelry page includes diagrams you might find useful that are not on the pattern page.
Knot Front Pullover
This top is knit with larger needles to create a beautiful drape. Sport weight yarn. Designed by Cynthia Parker. Pictured project by zene who has extensive notes and used kid mohair yarn.
Collar Cross Vest
This pullover vest from Universal Yarns is a quick knit in in super bulky yarn. (One knitter reported knitting the pieces in less than 4 hours.) Wide range of sizes Small (Medium, Large, 1X, 2X)
Crossed Neck Top
Short sleeved pullover knit completely in ribbing with a crossed neckline and open shoulders. This seems like an easy pattern. Body is knit in the round in one piece with no shaping — the ribbing creates the fit. Smocked sleeves and neckline are creating by sewing strands on the ribbing. Designed by Viking of Norway. Sizes S (M) L. Sport weight yarn.
The pdf contains several patterns. This pattern is 1004-2 Topp on the first page, second column.
Topsy Turvy Moebius
Lace wrap with a Moebius twist and an unusual lace pattern that also be worn like an infinity scarf cowl. Designed by The Rainey Sisters.
- Get the free knitting pattern
- See the Ravelry page
- Get the recommended Artyarns Silk Rhapsody on Etsy
- See more Lace Poncho Knitting Patterns
Cable Cross Shrug
Knit in one piece that is seamed at the ends and across the back to form arm holes. Designed by Willow Yarns. Sizes: Small (Medium, Large)
- Get the free knitting pattern on the Internet archive
- See the Ravelry page
- See more Easy Shrug Knitting Patterns
- See different designs of this type of shrug on Etsy
Moebius cowl is a quick knit with two strands of bulky yarn held together and easy enough for beginners. Designed by nina: a well-knit shop. Pictured project by vanesapolo
Patterns for Purchase
Remsen Twist Front Top
No longer free. Cute cropped pullover is knit in stockinette and seed stitch and gets it texture from the recommended yarn. This may only be free for a limited time. Designed by Coralie Meslin for Tahki Stacy Charles. Sizes Small (Medium, Large, XL)
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- Get the recommended Tahki Ripple Yarn on Amazon
- See more Short Sleeve Pullover Knitting Patterns
Twist Front Poncho
Pullover poncho with a twist in front and seamed to form sleeve. It looks like it's knit flat in stockinette, probably 2 rectangles that are seamed. Size: 8 to 22. Worsted weight yarn. Designed by Katia.
Long-sleeved pullover with a twist in front. Sizes To Fit Bust: 76cm to 132cm. Designed by The Fibre Co.
Harmonia's Rings Sweater
This pullover features a unique spiral neckline created using Cat Bordhi’s Moebius cast on, worked from the center out in a self-pleating stitch pattern. 3 sleeve options. Sizes XS, S, M, L, 1X, 2X, 3X, to fit 32" to 49" bust. Designed by Sivia Harding. Patterns for a cowl and short-sleeved tunic are also available. Worsted weight yarn.
- See more pics and get the knitting pattern at Loveknitting
- See the cowl pattern
- See the tunic pattern
Versatile shrug or vest can be worn 2 ways. Sizes X-Small, Small, Medium, Large, X-Large. Worsted weight yarn. Rated easy by many Ravelrers. Designed by Kari-Helene Rane
This draped front cardigan has an infinitely long collar that can be twisted and wrapped around the head like a scarf or placed over the sides, forming a luscious shawl collar. Sizes: Bust: 32 (36, 40, 44, 48, 52)” / 81.5 (91.5, 101.5, 112, 122,