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Quick Sweater Knitting Patterns

by | Feb 18, 2017 | Featured

Knitting Patterns for Quick Sweaters in Bulky and Super Bulky Yarn with Easy Stitch Patterns. Most patterns are free

Quick patterns for cardigans and pullovers using chunky or super bulky weight yarn with easy stitch patterns

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These patterns are not my designs but links to other designers who have generously shared their patterns. If you have questions about how to knit a specific pattern, please contact the designer directly.

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Free Knitting Patterns

Free Knitting for Quick Cliffside Cardigan

Cliffside Cardigan

This sweater is a quick knit in a 4 row repeat moss stitch and super bulky yarn. Designed by Alexandra Tavel for Two of Wands. XS/S, M/L, XL/XXL

Free Knitting Pattern for Relaxed Sweater

Relaxed Sweater

Easy pullover in reverse stockinette with exposed seams. Quick knit in bulky yarn. Designed by Jodi Lewanda for Red Heart. Sizes Small-2X

Free Knitting Pattern for Textured Checks Cardigan

Textured Checks Cardigan

This long-sleeved sweater features an over sized check pattern and a shawl collar. It’s a quick knit in super bulky yarn. Designed by Bernat Design Studio. Sizes XS/S, M, L, XL, 2/3XL, 4/5XL

Free Knitting Pattern for Oxford Boyfriend Cardigan

Oxford Boyfriend Cardigan

This easy casual cardigan by Alexandra Tavel for Two of Wands knits up quickly in super bulky yarn. S/M and L/XL

Free knitting pattern for Cowl Neck Slouchy Sweater

Cowl Neck Slouchy Sweater

I love cowl necks! Cathy Payson’s sweater knits up quickly in broken rib pattern with Red Heart’s bulky Medley yarn. Stitches are picked up from the neckline to knit the cowl. Red Heart sent me a free sample of the bulky Medley yarn used for this hat. Although I haven’t had a chance to knit with it yet, it’s very soft and the colors are striking.

Free Knitting Easy Blanket Sweater

Easy Blanket Sweater

Jessica from Mama in a Stitch created this cocoon cardigan that she calls a wearable blanket. Quick knit with two strands of chunky yarn held together.

Free Knitting Pattern for Long Striped Cardigan

Long Striped Cardigan

This long-sleeved sweater lets you mix different colors of yarn including multi-color and self-striping. Great stash buster. Quick knit in super bulky yarn. Designed by Shiri Mor for Red Heart. Sizes Small-2X

Free Knitting Pattern for Fezziwig Cardigan

Fezziwig Cardigan

Cozy, top down, raglan cardigan with shawl collar, cable pockets, and beautiful back details is a quick knit in bulky yarn. Adult sizes 32(34, 38)/81(86, 97)cm. Designed by Melissa Schaschwary

Free Knitting Pattern for Easy 4 Row Repeat Pullover

Easy-Going Knit Pullover

This tunic length long sleeved sweater by Bernat features a 4 row repeat texture and is rated easy by the designer. Quick knit in bulky yarn.


Knitting Pattern for Raglan Coatigan

Raglan Coatigan & Separate Cowl Collar

This long sleeved-cardigan with cables is a quick knit in super bulky yarn. Sizes 6-26

Free Knitting Pattern for 4 Row Repeat Slouchy Sweater Dress

Slouchy Sweater Dress

This versatile tunic features a 4-row repeat basket rib waffle texture and pockets for convenience. Quick knit in bulky yarn. Sizes XS/S M L XL 2/3XL 4/5XL Designed by Bernat Design Studio

Free Knitting Pattern for Cozy Car Coat

Cozy Car Coat

This easy cardigan jacket by Heather Lodinsky knits up quickly in super bulky yarn. I always wanted one of these!

Free Knitting Pattern for Quick Silver Haze Jacket

Silver Haze Jacket

This cardigan from DROPS Design knits up quickly in super bulky yarn and has easy ratings from Ravelrers. S – M – L – XL – XXL – XXXLL . Pictured project by Susanne

Free Knitting Pattern for Quick Katia Jacket

Katia Ushuaia Lady’s Jacket

Easy two-row repeat texture in super bulky yarn makes this cardigan a quick knit. Great with multi-color yarn! One size.

Free Knitting Pattern for Cloaked in Clouds Poncho

Cloaked in Clouds Poncho

Alexandra Tavel’s easy cardigan sweater was inspired by blanket ruanas and features a wide rib collar and a thermal stitch for warmth. Quick project in bulky yarn, it is rated easy by the designer and Ravelrers.

Shawl Collar Cardigan Free Knitting Pattern and more cardigan sweater knitting patterns

Shawl Collar Cardigan

Designed by Crystal Palace Yarns, this cardigan is an easy sweater project. It has a lovely shawl collar but no complicated stitches. Super chunky yarn makes this a quick project. Sizes S, M, L

Free Knitting Pattern for Tyburn Cardigan

Tyburn Cardigan

This cozy long-sleeved sweater by Sarah Hatton features mostly stockinette with ribbed sloped front and seed stitch set-in sleeves. Quick knit in bulky yarn. Rated easy by Ravelrers and skill level 2 by Rowan.

Free knitting pattern for Bold and Bulky Mini Cardigan cropped cardigan with shorter sleeves in bulky yarn


Bold and Bulky Mini Cardigan

This cropped cardigan with mod styling is fitted and a quick knit in bulky yarn on large needles. Small, Medium, Large, 1X. From the book FITTED KNITS by Stefanie Japel

Patterns for Purchase

Knitting Pattern for Easy Quick Swing Coat

Easy Swing Coat

One-button cardigan jacket is knitted from the top down in one piece. Quick knit in super bulky yarn.

Knitting Pattern for Quick Sibilla Cardigan

Sibilla Cardigan

Flattering cropped cardigan with short sleeves made with a simple, modular construction. Quick knit in super bulky yarn. Great with multi-color yarn! XS (S, M, L, XL, 2XL, 3XL). Designed by Amy Christoffers

Knitting Pattern for Quick Easy Hooded Jacket

Easy Hooded Jacket

This long sleeved cardigan with hood is a quick knit in garter stitch and bulky yarn. Size: S- M- L- XL

Knitting Pattern for Oversized Cable Sweater

Oversized Cable Sweater

A quick and cozy knit sweater, designed with extra room for comfort in super bulky yarn. Sizes 30 (32, 34, 36, 38, 40, 42, 44, 46, 48) inches

Knitting Pattern for Danny's Sweatshirt

Danny’s Sweatshirt

The designer says this can be finished in a weekend. Sweatshirt-style hooded pullover with kangaroo front pockets is a quick knit in super bulky yarn. Sizes: 40″, 44″, 48″, 52″, 56″, 60″ chest circumference

Knitting Pattern for Undone Pullover

Undone Pullover

Cozy long-sleeved sweater features zippers for fun. Quick knit in super bulky yarn. Finished bust measurements are 34 (38, 42, 46, 50, 54, 58)”.

Twiggy Cardigan Knitting Pattern in Super Bulky Yarn

Twiggy Cardigan

Top-down super bulky sweater with a funnel neck and chunky garter stitch cuffs and hem. SIZES To Fit Bust: 28(30, 32, 34, 36, 38, 40, 42, 44, 46, 48)in 71(76, 81.5, 86.5, 91.5, 96.5, 101.5, 106.5, 112, 117, 122)cm

Knitting Pattern for Mont Blanc Cardigan

Mont Blanc Cardigan

This easy sweater is a quick knit in super bulky yarn. Does involve picking up stitches.

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Terry Matz

meTerry is a knitting late-bloomer, learning to knit as an adult from Internet tutorials, because she wanted a craft that was useful, fun, and portable. Knitting hats for cancer patients inspired her to design her own patterns—available for free at her blog, Terry met her husband Ken at a science fiction convention and moved to the Kansas City area to be with him more than 30 years ago. Terry supports her yarn stash by creating websites and other digital media. Terry firmly believes in Knitting in Public—it's a great conversation starter!

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