Free twin set and sweater set knitting patterns with matching tops, hats, cowls, mitts, and more. Many of the patterns are free. Updated 9/15/23
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Vine Lace Shrug and Top
Matching sleeveless top with i-cord shoulder straps and shrug knit with a 4 row repeat lace. Shrug is knit flat in 3 pieces. Top is knit in the round. Sizes XS (S, M, L, XL). DK weight yarn. Designed by Elaine Phillips for ABC Knitting Patterns.
Contrast Trim Cardigan and Top
Matching pinstripe cardigan and sleeveless top with shoulder straps. Sizes to fit bust XS/S 28-34" [71-86.5 cm] to 4/5XL 56-62" [142-157.5 cm]. Worsted weight yarn. Designed by Caron.
Slipover and Hat with Cables
Matching sleeveless pullover sweater vest tunic and hat knit with cables. DK weight yarn. Ribbed Slipover and Hat with Cables in Schachenmayr Universa S6918AB. Aran weight yarn. Available in English, Dutch, French, German
Cable Coat and Tote
Cable cardigan coat with matching tote bag. Coat to fit bust 82cm to 107cm / 33in to 43 in. DK weight yarn. Designed by Schachenmayr. Available in English, Dutch, French, German. PDF contains all 4 languages
Catherine Twin Set
Matching cardigan and pullover top with wide ribbing at bottom and cuffs, and cable along the front of the cardigan. Sizes To Fit Bust: 71cm/28in to 117cm/46in. Fingering weight yarn. Designed by Araucania.
Jacket and Vest
Cabled cardigan and a sleeveless top or vest are included. Cardigan has easy garter stitch and seed stitch textures with a cable along front border that is knit with the rest of front. Back neckband is picked up. Vest has a v-neck and deep ribbed hem. Sizes to fit bust 82cm to 127cm / 32in to 50 in. Chunky weight yarn. Jacket and Vest 7626 designed by Elle.
Cardigan and sleeveless top or vest featuring 2 row repeat lace panels on a stockinette background. Sizes to fit bust 81cm to 127cm / 32in to 50 in. DK weight yarn. Ladies Twinset in Naturals Organic Cotton DK designed by Stylecraft.
Slipover and Cardigan
Matching cardigan vest and tee pullover sweater knit with a colorwork basketweave design knit with easy mosaic slip stitch colorwork, one color per row. Sizes To fit bust 31” [77 cm] to 43” [107 cm]. DK weight yarn. 7705 designed by Elle.
Meridian Sweater and Scarf
Cowl neck pullover sweater knit with 4 row repeat moss stitch with matching simple one row ribbed, fringed scarf. Sweater Sizes 28-34” [71-86.5 cm] to 56-62” [142-157.5 cm]. Worsted weight yarn. Designed by Patons
Weaved Flowers Shrug and Messy Bun Hat
Easy basketweave texture shrug cardigan knit flat in one piece with a 12 row repeat with matching basketweave ponytail hat. Shrug Sizes S - M/L (instructions available on how to make other sizes). Sport weight yarn. Designed by Wiam's Crafts. Web version is free.
More Free Patterns
Cardigan, Hat, and Mitts
Women's cardigan with wide batwing sleeves and ribbed shawl collar. Beanie hat with diamond cable. Fingerless gloves with central cable and ribbing. Cardigan sizes 82 to 127 cm / 33 inches to 50 inches. DK weight yarn. Classy Lady Set Elle 7025 designed by Saprotex International Design Studio.
Cardigans and Cowl
Matching cardigans in two lengths and cowl with a basketweave texture, a flame texture, and stockinette. Cardigans have pockets. Sizes To Fit Bust 32 to 50 inches / 81 to 127cm. DK weight yarn. Cardigans and Snood in Life DK designed by Stylecraft.
Cardigan and Cowl
Women's cardigan knit with a 2 row seed stitch with separate cowl knit with a 10 row repeat twisted stitch pattern. Cardigan 8 sizes and cowl 4 sizes to fit 82 to 117 cm / 33 inches to 47 inches. Aran weight yarn. Elle 7554 Cardigan and Cowl designed by Saprotex International Design Studio.
Lovelace Cardigan and Shawl
Matching cropped cardigan with lace at the hips and lace sleeves and lace shawl that can be worn as a collar for the jacket or by itself. Sizes XS, S, M, L, 1X, 2X, 3X. Super Bulky weight yarn. Designed by Teva Durham for Knitty.
Jacket, Pullover And Accessories
Women's sweater set including pullover v-neck vest, cardigan jacket coat, hat, and legwarmers. 6 Sizes to fit bust: 82 to 137 cm / 33 inches to 55 inches. DK and Aran weight yarn. Elle 7446 Jacket, Pullover And Accessories designed by Saprotex International Design Studio.
Wight Sweater and Cowl
Matching cable pullover sweater and cowl snood. Wear them together or separately for different looks. Sweater sizes 32-34, 36-38, 40-42, 44-46, 48-50 inches. Sweater is knit with an 8 row repeat. DK weight yarn. Designed by Lisa Richardson for Rowan. Available in English, Dutch, Finnish French, German
Pilgrim Sweater and Estella Shorts
Hooded pullover sweater with pockets and matching drawstring shorts. Hoodie Sizes S (M) L (XL) 2XL (3XL). Shorts Sizes XS (S) M (L) XL. Designed by Hanne Rimmen for Filcolana. Available in English, Danish, German, Norwegian, Swedish
Surface Cardigan and Shawl
Women's cardigan with matching optional capelet wrap designed by Norah Gaughan. A bobbly texture adds style to the collar, sleeves, and wrap. Sweater sizes XS[S, M, L, 1X, 2X, 3X], 30[34, 38, 42, 46, 50, 54]". DK weight yarn. Designed by Norah Gaughan for Knitty.
Cable Sweater and Tote Bag
Women's cable pullover sweater with diamond cable panels. Fair isle bag purse with a chevron zigzag design. Sweater sizes 82 to 137 cm / 33 inches to 54 inches. Bag 39 cm wide x 41 cm long (about 16 inches square). DK weight yarn. Cable Pullover And Fairisle Bag Elle 7312 designed by Saprotex International Design Studio.
Easy Street Pullover and Scarf Set
Women's classic cabled pullover sweater and matching scarf knit with 10 row repeat cable design. Sizes XS, S, M, L, XL. Chunky weight yarn. Designed by Patons.
Patterns for Purchase
Twilight Twin Set
Matching luxurious scarf and sweater combo knit in cosy fisherman rib. Sizes 81/86cm 32/34" to 132/137cm 52/54". Aran weight yarn. Designed by Sirdar. A kit is also available.
Bubble Cardigan and Bralette
Matching striped cardigan in bubble stitch with cropped sleeveless top. Sizes 81/86cm 32/34" to 132/137cm 52/54". Chunky weight yarn. Hayfield 10603 designed by Sirdar
Emma Chevron Lace Twin Set
Matching sleeveless lace top and lace trimmed cardigan. Lace looks like it might be a 4 row repeat. Sizes To Fit Chest: 71cm/28" to 137cm/55". Fingering weight yarn. Designed by West Yorkshire Spinners
Festival Twin Set
Matching chevron cardigan with flared angel sleeves and tank top set with a cool boho vibe. Sizes 81/86cm 32/34" to 132/137cm 52/54". DK weight yarn. 10546 designed by Sirdar
Gaylia Sweater and Scarf
Matching a-line sweater with central cable that divides into two smaller cables that continue along each side of the v-neck. Includes instructions for scarf that can be tucked into the neckline to create a wrapped collar look or worn separately. Gaylia is Norse for jovial. Sizes Bust: 84 (90, 96, 106, 116, 126) cm/33 (35.5, 37.75, 41.75, 45.75, 49.5)“. DK weight yarn. Designed by Linda Marveng