Sweater knitting patterns constructed with sections going in different directions. Many of the patterns are free.
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Mitered Square Tank Top
Think outside the afghan with this ingenious sleeveless tank top constructed of mitered squares you usually see only in blankets. Size is customizable. Great showcase for gradient or self-striping yarn. Designed by Tara M. DK weight yarn.
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- Get the recommended Universal Yarn Bamboo Pop yarn
Open Road Vest or Top
Graphic traveling stitches make way for a few strategically placed cable crosses in this layering piece or sleeveless top with cable details at the side and collar. Figure flattering shaping. Sizes XS (S, M, L, 1X, 2X, 3X, 4X, 5X). Designed by Amy Gunderson for Knitty. Worsted weight yarn.
Puzzle Pullover Sweater
Top with a unique construction is knit flat and seamed. Looks great in self-striping or solid yarns. Designed by Sandra van Scheijndel based on a vintage pattern. Sport weight yarn. Pictured projects by the designer and ivandeurzen
Swingy sleeveless tank top featuring a flowy flattering front panel with drape and sharkbite hem. Great showcase for gradient or self-striping yarn. Bust Circumference: 32 (36, 40, 44, 48, 52, 56) inches. Designed by Berroco Design Team. DK weight yarn.
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Counterpane Floral Top
Ingeniously constructed modular pullover inspired by counterpane blankets. The sweater is created by knitting 8 Counterpane Blocks and 2 Half Counterpane Blocks worked separately, then sewn together to make the Top, including sleeves. Blocks can be worked by following the chart or the written instructions. Designed by Nicky Epstein for Lion Brand. DK weight yarn.
Flattering pullover with yoke and sleeves knit sideways in one piece from cuff-to-cuff with a 6 row cable repeat and then the body of the sweater knit down in the round with stockinette. Bust Circumference: 96.5 (107, 117, 127, 137, 147.5) cm / 38 (42, 46, 50, 54, 58) inches. Designed by Sonja Bargielowska. Fingering weight yarn.
Slouchy Sampler Sweater
Pullover knit in panels of 8 row rope cables, 12 row repeat lace triangles, and 4 row repeat Little Boxes texture, and then assembled in a multi-directional top. Sizes 1X/2X, L, M, S. Designed by Melissa Leapman for Lion Brand. Worsted weight yarn.
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A stylish, modern, striped top with a hidden front pocket! Sleeveless pullover is knit in 2 pieces of 5 panels. Designed by Bobbie Fitzgerald for Lion Brand Yarn. Sizes S, M/L, 1X/2X. DK weight yarn.
Berroco Design Team designed this sleeveless top with bias ribs and center cable detail. Small, Medium, Large
Cable Luxe Tunic
This dramatic sweater designed for Lion Brand is a gorgeous addition to any wardrobe, featuring a beautiful cabled yoke and a slightly belled body and belled sleeves. SIZE: Small, Medium, Large, 1X, 2X in two lengths.
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Knit 4 panels flat in a 24 row repeat lace to create the front, back and sleeves of this pullover. Finally everything is folded (as in origami) and sewn together. And best of all - all 4 panels are worked the same way! Sizes S, M, L-XL, 2XL, 3XL. Designed by conceptcreative.store. Sport weight yarn.
Tee top with a surprise feature in the back — two pieces that are crossed for an elegant wrap effect. Cap sleeves. Sizes 33½ (37½, 41½, 45, 49, 53)" bust circumference. Designed by Amy Palmer. DK weight yarn
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Fitted pullover with an eye catching asymmetric ribbing pattern and 3/4 sleeves. Worked seamlessly from the top down. The mock turtleneck can either be closed with a zipper, or casually be worn open. Sizes XS=27”, S=31”, M=35”, L1/L2=39”, XL1/XL2=43”, XXL1/XXL2=47”. Designed by Assel Knits.