Pullover sweater patterns with an oversized poncho style silhouette. Many of the patterns are free. Updated 3/15/23.
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Women's Poncho Jumper
Free for a limited time. Not sure how long this is free. Relaxed fit poncho style pullover sweater with sleeves knit in garter rib. Size To Fit Bust 30/34 - 42/46". Designed by Women's Weekly. Chunky weight yarn.
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Poncho shaped pullover sweater jumper with sleeves aka swoncho. Sizes S/M (L/XL, 2XL/3XL). Aran weight yarn. Designed by Cheryl Beckerich for Cascade Yarns.
Diamond Texture Poncho
Oversized poncho shaped pullover with sleeves knit with an 8 row repeat texture. This sweater / swoncho is worked flat and seamed. Sizes XS/M, L/XL, 2/5XL. Designed by Red Heart Design Team.
Poncho-style pullover with sleeves and wrapped front knit with a 2 row repeat Shaker Rib. Designed by Julia Madill for Patons. Sizes from Small to 5XL. Worsted weight yarn.
Lace poncho style pullover with sleeves knit as one piece and seamed. No picking up stitches. Sizes 32-34(36-38, 40-42, 44-46, 48-50)" 81-86(91-97, 102-107, 112-117, 112-127) cm. Designed by Vibe Ulrik Sondergaard for Rowan.
Newport Poncho Shrug
Loose flowing pullover poncho knit flat in one piece with openings for the neck and shoulders, and then seamed at wrist to form sleeves. It can be made cropped as shown, waist or hip length. Easy, fast and fun knit even for a beginner. Designed by Martha Lyons. Worsted weight yarn.
Oversized pullover swoncho with armhole sleeves with ribbed collar and cuffs. Worked flat in 2 pieces but does require picking up stitches. Rated easy by Lion Brand. Designed by Svetlana Avrakh. Worsted weight yarn.
Cabled poncho with batwing sleeves and cowl neck. 3 sizes XS to 5XL. Designed by Svetlana Avrakh. Worsted weight yarn.
A Hug on a Rainy Day
Oversized poncho style pullover with with a side-opening asymmetrical collar, a 12 row repeat Wickerwork diamond cabled panel in front, and a textured stitch pattern covering the back. Designed by Kay Jean. Worsted weight yarn.
More Free Patterns
Easy Tribeca Poncho
Knit flat in 2 pieces and seamed to create armholes. Stitches picked up for collar and armhole trim. Sizes S/M (L/XL, 1X/2X). Rated easy by the designer. Super Bulky weight yarn. Designed by Lion Brand.
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Easy to wear pullover that is perhaps best described as a stylish poncho with sleeves. Sizes S/M, L/XL, 2XL/3XL. Designed by Espace Tricot.
Either of the two openings of this poncho can be be worn as the neckline or the armhole, giving two very different, fashion forward looks in this fluid, asymmetrical pullover poncho. 2 Sizes. Designed by Avid Knitter.
4 Row Repeat Open Work Poncho
Poncho knit flat in 2 pieces in a 4 row repeat and seamed at shoulders and sides to create armholes. No picking up stitches. Looks easy to me. Worsted weight yarn. Designed by Meli Hu for Lion Brand.
Great Curves Poncho
This pullover poncho with cuffs features a diamond texture stitch. Sizes XS to 5XL. Designed by Yarnspirations.
Oversized poncho shaped pullover showcasing graphic colorwork. Worked from the top-down, with generous shaping and a cozy doubled-collar. Great piece for layering. Sizes XS/S/M L/XL/2XL 3/4/5XL. Designed by Katherine Poole-Fournier for Yarnspirations. Worsted weight yarn.
Sweater with oversized poncho style body, ballet neck, curved hems and raglan three-quarter sleeves. 3 Sizes. Designed by Berroco Design Team. Fingering weight yarn.
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Avignon Pullover Swoncho
Color-blocked poncho style sweater with pocket and sleeves knit in a 4 row repeat sand stitch, 2 row repeat broken rib and garter stitch. Sizes S (M) L (XL). Designed by Rachel Søgaard for Filcolana. DK weight yarn. Available in English, Danish, and German.
Poncho knit on the bias in garter stitch, then stitches picked up for sleeves. Designed by Berroco Design Team. Bulky weight yarn and DK weight. Great for variegated yarn.
Ana Poncho Top
Pullover with dolman sleeves is knit in two pieces: left half and right half. DK weight yarn. Designed by Manos del Uruguay Design Team
Patterns for Purchase
Big Easy Swoncho & Cowl
Pullover sweater in poncho style with sleeves and v-neck. Big Easy matching Cowl is included with the pattern when you need extra warmth. Sizes Teens | Small | Medium | Plus. Bulky weight yarn. Designed by KnittingStation.
Poncho-style sweater top with chevrons and ribbing inspired by towering spires and rib vaults of Gothic architecture. Sizes 46¾ (50, 54, 60, 63¼, 69, 73¼, 78)" circumference at largest point. Sport weight yarn. Designed by Kristen Jancuk.
Poncho-style, cropped sweater top with ruffled armholes. Sizes Bust 143 ( 147, 156, 162 )( 171, 180 ) cm/ 56.25 ( 57.75, 61.5, 63.75 )( 67.25, 70.75 )” Aran weight yarn. Designed by Irene Lin.
Simple Stitch Top
Oversized pullover oversized sweater made in one piece, folded and seamed. Rated easy by the designer. Sizes 1X/2X, S/M/L. Worsted weight yarn. Designed by Lion Brand Yarn.
Raglan trapeze pullover sweater poncho combination with cuffs that join the bottom front and back hems. Looks great with self-striping yarn. Aran weight yarn. Designed by Camexia Designs.
Comfortable sweater poncho with a luscious front cable panel, generous sleeves (optional), a flattering neckline, and a length that is perfect for jeans, slacks, and skirts. The swoncho can be knit just as a poncho without sleeves. Bulky weight yarn. Designed by WomanOnTheWater.
Pullover poncho in an oversized sweater style with sleeves and long splits in the side. The poncho features unstructured cables and Fisherman's rib, called patent in Norwegian. Sport weight yarn. Designed by Linda Marveng.
Pullover poncho sweater with sleeves and an icelandic stranded colorwork on yoke. DK weight yarn. Designed by Caitlin Hunter. 2 sizes, fits XS-M, L-3X