Free knitting patterns for sweater vest pullovers. Many of the patterns are free. Updated 10/24/23
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Sleeveless open sided pullover vest knit in a 2 row repeat Seed Rib. Sizes S to 2X. Designed by Bobbie Fitzgerald. Worsted weight yarn.
Branch Rib Vest
V-neck pullover vest or top knit with a 10 row repeat Branch Rib stitch pattern. Sizes To Fit Chest: 33 inches to 51 inches / 82cm to 127cm. Sleeveless Pullover 7075 designed by Saprotex International Design Studio. DK weight yarn.
Color blocked and checkerboard v-neck pullover vest or top inspired by the painter, Pat Lipsky, and her use of bold colors and geometric forms. Sizes To Fit Chest: 33 inches to 65.5 inches / 83cm to 166.5cm. Designed by Rachel Brockman for Knitty. DK weight yarn.
Living Your Best Vest
V-neck pullover vest or top with 8 row repeat texture. Sizes To Fit Chest: 81cm to 147cm / 32 inches to 58 inches. Designed by Paintbox Yarns. Bulky weight yarn. A kit is also available.
Sleeveless pullover vest or top with textured yoke. Sizes S, M, L, XL, XXL. Designed by Sys Fredens for Hobbii. Sport weight yarn. A kit is also available.
Oversized v-neck drop shoulcer pullover vest knit with a 2 row repeat brioche rib. Sizes Bust 35½ to 69 in/90 to 175 cm. Fingering weight yarn. Designed by Laura Zukaite for Noro.
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.
More Free Patterns
Get in Line Tank
Sleeveless top in 3 different lengths knit with a 2 row repeat. Sizes XS to 5X. Sport weight yarn. Designed by Patons.
Cropped pullover knit in 2 pieces with a 4 row repeat stitch. Sizes To Fit Bust: Bust:81-86[91-97:101-107:111-117:122-127] cm, 32-34[36-38:40-42:44-46:48-50] inches. Worsted weight yarn. Designed by Rico Design.
Pullover vest knit in a 2 round repeat broken rib. Knit seamlessly in one piece top down. Sizes Bust 30" (33") 36" (39.5") 43.5" /76cm (84cm) 92cm (100cm) 110cm Designed by Gabriella Calderini. Bulky weight yarn.
Olga Top or Vest
Pullover sleeveless top or vest knit with an 8 row repeat slipped stitch pattern. Sizes S, M, L, XL, XXL. Designed by Sys Fredens for Hobbii. Sport weight yarn.
Waffle Stitch Vest
Pullover vest in a 4 row repeat stitch pattern with cowl neck and high-low hemline. Rated easy by Red Heart though it does require picking up stitches to knit the collar. Sizes Small to 3XL. Designed by Jodi Lewanda for Red Heart. Quick knit in bulky yarn.
Patterns for Purchase
Cabled sleeveless pullover vest or waistcoat knit sideways. Sizes To Fit Bust: 81cm to 127cm. Aran weight yarn. Designed by Debbie Bliss