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Knitted Sweater Pattern (Free in XS-XXL)

Lacy Knitted Sweater Pattern by Knitcroaddict

Ok, some of you will be disappointed that there’s no video tutorial for this knitted sweater pattern, and I hope you’ll forgive, but I can’t quite knit enough to make two garments at the moment. Yes, for every video tutorial I have to make the garment twice. Once to design it and once to demonstrate it.

My hands are still recovering slowly but I’m still staying busy. I made this knitted sweater for fun but I couldn’t resist writing a pattern for it while I did. I just had to share with everyone, I can’t help myself.

Loving my knitted sweater, it's so comfy and fashionable.

For this knitted sweater pattern, I used Ice Yarn Organic Baby Cotton. I’ve used it in many patterns before and I’m sure some of you will recognize it. It’s one of my absolute favorite yarns to use. Great feel and texture, easy to work with. It has a great look and drape, and I love that it’s organic cotton.

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Materials

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Stitches Used & Code

  • CO = Cast on
  • BO = Bind off
  • K = Knit
  • P = Purl
  • P2tog = Purl 2 st together
  • YO = Yarn over
  • ST = Stitch(es)
  • REP = Repeat
  • RS = Right side
  • WS = Wrong side
  • ” = Inches

Skill: Easy

Notes:

  • The pattern is written in English US terminology 
  • The pattern is made as US women’s sizes XS( S, M, L, XL, XXL )
  • In this picture I have demonstrated with size Small
  • This pattern is knitted in row with 6 rows repeat (Row 12 – Row 17)
  • The pattern is made in 4 separate pieces and then sewn together (Front and back panels are made the same)

Yarn needed: 910( 980, 1050, 1120, 1190, 1260 ) Yards

Gauge blocked: 20 st X 34 rows = 4″ (in main stitch pattern)

Finished Sweater Measurements (after blocked)

Lacy Knitted Sweater Pattern

Body Panel (Make 2)

Ribbing

CO 98( 108, 118, 128, 138, 148 ) ST

Row 1 – Row 11: *K1, P1* REP from *TO* across. Total of 98( 108, 118, 128, 138, 148 ) ST

Body

Row 12 – Row 16: K across (garter st). Total of 98( 108, 118, 128, 138, 148 ) ST

Row 17 (WS): P1, *YO, P2tog* REP from *TO* until you have 1 st left, P the last st. Total of 98( 108, 118, 128, 138, 148 ) ST

REP Row 12 – Row 17: 17( 18, 19, 20, 21, 22 ) more times. You’ll have a total of 119( 125, 131, 137, 143, 149 ) rows, then BO all stitches. Cut the yarn and leave about 16-20″ long tail

If you’d like a shorter or longer sweater, just REP row 12 – row 17 less or more times.

Sleeves (Make 2)

Ribbing

CO 62( 68, 74, 80, 86, 92 ) ST

Row 1 – Row 11: *K1, P1* REP from *TO* across. Total of 62( 68, 74, 80, 86, 92 ) ST

Sleeve body

Row 12 – Row 16: K across (garter st). Total of 62( 68, 74, 80, 86, 92 ) ST

Row 17 (WS): P1, *YO, P2tog* REP from *TO* until you have 1 st left, P the last st. Total of 62( 68, 74, 80, 86, 92 ) ST

REP Row 12 – Row 17: 20( 20, 20, 20, 20, 20 ) more times. You’ll have a total of 137( 137, 137, 137, 137, 137 ) rows, then BO all stitches. Cut the yarn and leave about 40-60″ long tail

For the sleeve all the sizes are the same length. If you’d like shorter or longer sleeves, just repeat row 12 – row 17 less or more times.

Join all the pieces together 

Sew the back and front panels together

Take the back and front panels, place them with the correct side facing down, we’ll sew in the wrong side using the tail that we left earlier. Sew 26( 31, 35, 40, 44, 49 ) st of the front and back panel together at the shoulder seam. Use which ever method you prefer to sew (Both sides are sewn the same), if you’d like a smaller or bigger neck hole, you can sew more or less stitches from the shoulder seam. Just make sure both sides are even and the same number of stitches. (Check picture below)

Sew the sleeves to the main panel

With your main panel correct side facing down. Place your sleeves correct side facing down and start sewing on the wrong side with your tail again. The shoulder seam of the main panel should be in the middle of the sleeves panel and even on both sides. (Check picture below)

Sew the sweater together

Fold your sweater in half at the shoulder seam with the correct sides facing each other. Cut a new strand of yarn 60-70″ long, enough to sew the side and the sleeve. Start sewing from the bottom up to the side seam until you reach the armpit and continue sewing the sleeve side seam all the way till the end, then weave all the ends (Check picture below)

And that’s it, you did it! Congratulations on your knitted sweater.

Wear it with pride because you know you made it with your own hands, hard work and dedication. I hope you enjoyed it as much as I enjoyed sharing it.

Until next time, happy knitting ✌💖🧶

The back of the sweater