These knitting patterns for cardigans are wrapped in many stylish and flattering ways with asymmetric fronts, pleating, ties, and more. Updated 3/24/23
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Truth Hurts Cardigan
Ballet-inspired wrap cardigan sweater knit with chevron lace and ribbing. Sizes 81-86cm/32-34in., 91-97cm/36-38in., 102-107cm/40-42in., 112-117cm/44-46in. Bulky weight yarn. Truth Hurts Cardigan designed by Wool and the Gang. Available in English, French, German
Wrap cardigan sweater knit with an 8 row repeat slipped stitch texture with asymmetric front and ties. Sizes XS (S) M (L) XL (2XL) 3XL. Designed by Thea Vesterby for Filcolana. Available in English, Danish, German, Norwegian, Swedish
Waterfall Wrap Cardigan
Long-sleeved sweater worked flat with a cowl collar. Sizes XS - 2XL. Designed by Therese Chynoweth. Worsted weight yarn.
Twist and Shout Cardigan
This long-sleeved, split collar sweater that wraps at the neck flatters all body shapes thanks to the combination of simple waist shaping, all-over ribbing, cables and the angled center panels. Four sizes from XS to 4X. Designed by Robynn Weldon for Knitty. Pictured project by rossity
Cheryl Beckerich designed this beautiful asymmetrically wrapped cardigan with cable border and shawl collar. Sizes XS, S, M, L, XL, 2X. Recommended yarn available on pattern page
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The Mead Sweater
Designed by Norah Gaughan, this cable and lace cardigan wrap is a rectangle shawl with sleeves that drapes over the shoulders. 46 – 51″ wide x 24 – 25″ long. Recommended yarn available on pattern page.
More Free Patterns
Long-sleeved sweater with seed stitch ties and pockets. Sizes to Fit Bust: 78cm/30in to 137cm/54in. Designed by Judy Furlong for Artesano. DK weight yarn.
Extra Easy, Extra Fabulous Sweater
Designed by Lion Brand, this asymmetric cardigan is knit in stockinette and garter stitch. Small, Medium, Large, 1X, 2X
This wrap cardigan from DROPS Design is worked in stockinette and sized for S – M – L – XL – XXL – XXXL. Available in variety of languages. Pictured project by NeulovaNarttu
Nicole Reeves designed this elegant wrap cardigan in 5 sizes: 38″, 40″, 42″, 44″, 46″
This versatile ingenious sweater by the fantastic Norah Gaughan for Berroco is actually a scarf with sleeves. Easy and beautiful! Sizes X-Small/Small, Medium/Large and 1X/2X
The brilliant Norah Gaughan was inspired by Japanese style to create this wrapped cardigan for Berroco. The recommended yarn is one of my favorites Berroco Modern Cotton which has lovely drape and stitch definition and is so comfortable.
Designed by Nora Gaughan for Berroco. One of my favorite designers and I love this unusual ruffle wrap but I don’t know why Berroco thought it was a good idea to put the model in curlers. Sizes 32(36-40-44-48-52)
Reika Kimono Cardigan
Amy Gunderson designed this Japanese inspired jacket. Great for multi-color yarn! Small (Medium, Large, 1X, 2X)
Patterns for Purchase
Hold Me Close Top / Cardigan
Cropped short-sleeved sweater can be worn by itself or layered as a cardigan. Stockinette and slipped stitches create flowy fabric that drapes beautifully. A tie at the bottom allows the wrap to perfectly hug your waist. Sizes Finished bust 34.6 (37.8, 40.9, 44.1, 47.2, 50.4) (53.5, 56.7, 59.8, 63.0, 66.1, 69.3)” / 88 (96, 104, 112, 120, 128) (136, 144, 152, 160, 168, 176)cm. DK weight yarn. Designed by Life Is Cozy.
Class Reunion Cardigan
This open-front shawl-collar cocoon cardigan is knit in a striking diagonal lace pattern with a long lean profile. Short rows within the garter stitch collar and border provide shaping and add a stylish design element. Sweater is worked flat in one piece from the top down with sleeves worked flat and then seamed. Sizes 30, 33, 37, 41, 45, 49, 53 in. Worsted weight yarn. Designed by Carol Sunday.
Dramatic Lace Wrap Cardigan
Bold leaf lace panels define the front, hem, and back of this gorgeous top-down design. The slight fullness of the sleeves gives the cardigan a kimono-like air and makes this an easy layering piece. Finished Bust Measurements: 31 (35, 39, 43, 47, 51, 55)". Designed by SweaterBabe. Worsted weight yarn. Pictured project by malusica
Patti Ann Cardigan
This fabulously cozy blanket-style cardigan features a cascading wrap front, wide ribbed edging and long slim sleeves. To fit chest: 33 1/2 (37 1/4, 41, 44 1/2, 49 1/2, 53 1/4)”.
Two Way Wrap Cardigan
With generous dolman sleeves, an open front and an option to wear it upside down for a shawl collar, this is the ultimate go-to cardigan. To fit: S/M (L/XL, 2XL) Recommended yarn available on pattern page.
Big Red Cardigan
The bottom section of this draped cowl cardigan by John Bennet for Rowan is knitted using a cable wrap stitch with deep rib detail to the top section. This cardigan can be belted to draw it in at the waist. Cowl can be worn down around neck or as a hood Sizes 32-38, 40-46, 48-50 inches