Sleeveless tank top knitting patterns. Many of the patterns are free. Updated 3/22/23.
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Karlie Tank Top
Easy sleeveless tank top with a ribbed patttern. Sizes Finished Bust About 35 (39, 42, 48, 51, 55) in. (89 (99, 106.5, 122, 129.5, 139.5) cm). Worsted weight yarn. Designed by Lion Brand.
Simple Summer Tank
This simple, square neck tank features a unique neckline construction adds interest to an otherwise simple top. Designed to be slightly cropped but easily customizable to any length. Sizes Finished Bust/Chest Circumference: 28, (32, 36, 40, 44), (48, 52, 56, 60)”. Web version is free. PDF is for purchase. Worsted weight yarn. Designed by Kaitlin Barthold for Originally Lovely. A kit is also available
Sleeveless top knit with a 2 row repeat Eyelet Stripe in a long tunic length. Sizes S, M, L, XL, 2XL, 3XL. Aran weight yarn. Designed by Lorna Miser for Caron.
2 ways to get the pattern
- Get the free WEB VERSION knitting pattern at Joann
- Get the free PDF VERSION knitting pattern - requires registration
- Get the recommended Simply Soft yarn at Joann
Sleeveless tank top with a quilted lattice bodice. Sizes XS, S, M, L, XL, 2XL. Sport weight yarn. Designed by Carol Balogh.
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.
Sleeveless top knit in 2 indentical pieces with 1 row repeat mesh lace inserts in front, back, and sides. Sizes S (M, L, XL). DK weight yarn. Designed by Irina Poludnenko.
Flower Bud Tank
Sleeveless top knit in a 12 row repeat floral lace pattern. Sizes S (M, L, XL). DK weight yarn. Designed by Laura Matthews for Cascade Yarns.
Tip Top Tank
Sleeveless tank top knit in stockinette stitch with a ribbed edging on the bottom, neck and sleeves. Sizes S - 2XL. 2 strands of fingering weight held together to make worsted weight. Designed by Cheryl Murray.
Criss Cross Top
Sleeveless tank top with single cable at neckline. Sizes 34½ (37¾, 41, 44¼, 47¼, 50½) inches. Aran yarn. Designed by Purl Soho.
More Free Patterns
Tank You Very Much
Tunic length sleeveless top with deep v in front and back. Sizes S - 2XL. Fingering yarn. Designed by Therese Chynoweth.
Sleeveless top knit with a 4 row repeat lace stitch. Sizes S (M, L, XL, 2XL). Designed by Cheryl Beckerich for Cascade Yarns. DK weight yarn.
Easy sleeveless top knit in 2 identical pieces with an Art Deco inspired detail at the neckline in front and back in half fisherman's rib. Sizes XS (S, M, L, XL, 2XL, 3XL, 4XL). Rated easy by the designer. DK yarn. Designed by Alexandra Tavel of Two of Wands. A kit is also available for less than $12.
Sleeveless top knit with leaf lace and two leaves on a cable stem at shoulder. Sizes Bust: 32½ (35, 37½, 42½, 45, 50, 55)”. DK yarn. Designed by Moira Engel of Universal Yarn.
- Get the free knitting pattern
- See the Ravelry page
- Get the recommended Universal Cotton Supreme DK yarn
Sleeveless top with flowing cables, a touch of lace, and twisted stitche. Knit flat in 2 identical pieces and seamed. Great for layering or by itself. Sizes Small (Medium, Large, 1X, 2X, 3X, 4X, 5X). Designed by Rachel Brockman.
Reef Knot Tank Top
Simple stockinette stitch in cool cotton gets a twist on plain when you tie the back straps into a reef knot and an unusual picot hem. Sizes XS (S, M, L, XL). Designed by Sarah Wilson. Pattern is available for free with a free trial at Creativebug OR purchase pattern at Etsy. Pictured project by oliveknit
Two options to get the pattern
- Get the knitting pattern for free trial at Creativebug – this pattern is at the bottom of pattern list page
- Or purchase the pattern directly on Etsy
Garter Stitch Tank
This Bernat pattern is so easy it’s recommended for beginners. Quick knit in chunky yarn. Sizes XS through 5XL.
Lace top in sizes S to 5XL
Berroco Design Team designed this asymmetrical tank. X-Small, Small, Medium, Large, 1X, 2X
Patterns for Purchase
Flattering A-line sleeveless top with gorgeous lace and hourglass pattern. Sizes S (M, L, XL, 2XL). Designed by Margaret Holzmann. DK weight yarn
Lace and cables create a brocade fabric for this feminine shell sleeveless top. The top is knit in two pieces and assembled. Sizes Chest 28 (32, 36, 40, 44, 48, 52, 56, 60)”. Designed by Jennifer Hagan. Sport weight yarn
The peekaboo cutouts and crisscross straps on the back of the Portico Tank flow into a deep ribbing that runs down the spine. The ribbing is replicated on the sides and around the neck, visually uniting the design for a clever and fun knit. Sizes 33.5 (37.75, 40.75, 45, 49.5)" bust circumference. Designed by Irina Anikeeva. Sport weight yarn
This tank top will become the perfect year round wardrobe staple. Feminine detailing and a comfortable fit make it effortlessly chic. Great by itself in summer or layering in cooler weather. Worked flat in one piece from the bottom front to botton back. 8 women's sizes: XXS, (XS, S), [M, L, XL], (2X, 3X). Designed by Kaitlin Blasing of OriginallyLovely. A kit is also available.
- See more pics and get the pattern at Etsy
- Get the kit at Lion Brand for $12 to $24 depending on size
Rosebud Tank Top
This sleeveless lace pullover is one of the 23 patterns in Warm Weather Knits by Deborah Newton. Sizes: small – medium – large – extra large. Knit in DK weight.