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Tee Top Knitting Patterns

by | Mar 4, 2016 | Clothing, Tops

Knitting patterns for Tee short sleeve tops, most patterns are free

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Free Knitting Patterns

Free Knitting Pattern for 4 Row Repeat Diane Top


Short-sleeved tee pullover is knit sideways with a 4 row repeat lace design across the sleeves and neck. Sizes: Bust—36 (40, 44, 48, 52, 56)”  Designed by Berroco Design Team. Uses one of my favorite yarns!

Free Knitting Pattern for Circular Yoke Summer Shirt

Circular Yoke Summer Shirt

Short-sleeved pullover knit in the round from the bottom up with pretty yoke decreases, gentle waist shaping, and no-fuss finishing.. Sizes: 32 (34 3/4, 36 1/2, 38 3/4, 40 1/2, 42 3/4, 44 1/2, 46 1/4) From Purl Soho

Free Knitting Pattern for Blissful Tee Top

Blissful Tee

Short-sleeved pullover with lace yoke with a 4-row repeat pattern. Sizes: S, M, L, 1X, 2X, 3X From Universal Yarn

Free Knitting Pattern for Lacy Tee

Lacy Tee

Short-sleeved pullover with lace front panel in an 11 stitch 8 row repeat on a reverse stockinette. Sizes: X-Small (Small, Medium, Large, X-Large)

Free knitting pattern for Gemini Tee


Jane Richmond designed this versatile top with a lace panel that can be worn in back or in front. XS [S, M, L, 1X, 2X, 3X]

Free knitting pattern for Beachcomber lace tee short sleeved top


Jane Gaddy designed this seamless sweater knit from the top down with lace along shoulders and around the bottom. S (M, L, XL)

Free knitting pattern for Pintuck T-shirt tee


Pintuck T-shirt

Lien Ngo designed this tee featuring a knit version of pintuck detail for the front. Knit in the round with the sleeves picked up from the arms, this tee is totally seamless.

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Free knitting pattern for Cerro Tee top

Cerro Tee

Tian Foley’s tee features eyelet column detail at center front, waist shaping, and fitted ¾ length sleeves. XS (S, M, L, XL)

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Free knitting pattern for Katrina Rib tee top

Katrina Rib Tee

Designed by Cookie A  in S/M for chest size 32-39 L/XL for chest size 38-45

Free knitting pattern for Audrey Tee top


Joanna Rankin designed this figure-flattering top that is seamlessly knit in the round from the top down and shaped using wide ribbing that will hug any body type. 32″, 34.25″, 36.5″, 41″, 43.5″, 45.75″, 50.25″, 52.5″, 54.75″ finished bust

Free knitting pattern for Siesta Top


Carol Feller’s top combines classic simplicity with elegant cable details. Knit from the top down with raglan shoulder shaping.

Free knitting pattern for Brillante Pullover lace tee

Brillante Pullover

Pierrot Yarns (Gosyo Co., Ltd.) designed this lace tee. Charts only.

Free knitting pattern for Diagonals Tee top

Diagonals Tee

Designed by Universal Yarn, this top with multidirectional diagonal sections is knit in the round. Women’s Small (Medium, Large, 1X, 2X, 3X).

Free knitting pattern for Swoop Tee top

Swoop Tee

Designed by Amy Gunderson, this top with lace detail on the sleeves and near hem. Small (Medium, Large, 1X, 2X)

Free knitting pattern for Venezia Lace TShirt

Venezia Lace T-Shirt

Designed by Vera Sanon this t-shirt is worked from the top down in one seamless piece with raglan shaped sleeves. S (M, L, XL, 2XL) – 36 (39, 43, 45, 48)”

Free knitting pattern for Tee Top with Shirred Yoke

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Top with Shirred Yoke

DROPS Design created this easy top with a simple yet sweet yoke. S – M – L – XL – XXL – XXXL

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Free knitting pattern for Honorine Tee

Honorine Tee

Designed by Fathom Harvill, this top features a contoured lace insert in the front and back which creates a subtly sexy and immensely flattering v-shape. Finished bust: 32 (34, 36, 38, 40, 44)”

Free knitting pattern for Vertical Drop Tee top

Vertical Drop Tee

Design by Kennita Tully. Top includes options for three-quarter- and full-length sleeves. Sizes S, M, L, XL, 2XL, 3XL

Free knitting pattern for Paulina lace tee top


Melissa Leapman designed this lace top. Small (Medium, Large, 1X, 2X)

Free knitting pattern for Camden top


Ashley Adams Moncrief’s flattering top features a pattern made of models. It also has optional long sleeves but I like it better short sleeved. XS[S, M, L, 1X, 2X, 3X]

Patterns for Purchase

Knitting pattern for Odele Tee

Odele Tee

This top is a simple T-shirt with a bit of waist-shaping for a flattering fit. Finished measurement:Bust: 37 (40, 43, 46, 49, 52, 55, 58)”

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Knitting Pattern for Lacy Caftan Top

Lacy Caftan Top

Embellished with delicate leaf motifs on the shoulders, this casual, breezy tee top drapes beautifully with elongated garter stitch. To fit size: S/M (L/XL). Great for layering. Designed by Che Lam.

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Knitting pattern for Tuscarora tee top

Tuscarora Tee

This easy, fast top features alternating stripes in stockinette stitch and a mesh pattern with a boat neck. S (M, L, XL, 2XL).

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Knitting Pattern for Marbella Lace Tee Top

Marbella Tee

This top features delicate side lace panels and a flattering A-line drape. To fit: Woman’s S through 3XL Designed by Che Lam

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Knitting Pattern for Box Pleat Tee

Box Pleat Tee

A softly structured top with flattering pleats that highlight the face and neck, the tee is fitted in the back along princess seams, but with a swingy front shape,36.5 (38.5, 40.5, 42.5, 44.25, 46.5, 48.25, 50.5, 54.5, 57.25)” bust.

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Knitting Pattern for Interval Pullover

Interval Pullover

I love the geometric detail — and it’s just done with stockinette stitch on a background of reverse stockinette on this short-sleeved tee top. Designed by Shellie Anderson


Knitting pattern for Postcards Tee short sleeved top

Postcards Tee

The masterful placement of the blocks in this top is what makes the finished look really pop — plus the unique use of complementary colors and textural yarn. S (M, L, XL, 2XL, 3XL)

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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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