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10 Lightweight Knit Sweater Patterns

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I’m happy to confess that, when it comes to knitting, I’m really a sweater fan.  Sure, I’ll knit up a shawl or pair of mitten as needed, but I’m happy to work on sweaters endlessly.  I’ll often have my next sweater queued up, if not cast on, as I’m finishing my current project.  Sweaters are a fun, practical project that can showcase your skills as a knitter and keep you warm at the same time; what’s not to love?  Of course, different occasions call for different types of knit sweater patterns.  You can’t wear your big, wooly sweater to a wedding in the middle of summer.  Similarly, some of the lighter silk or cotton blends become less practical as snow covers the ground.
 

Needless to say, I’ve got several knitted sweater patterns in my arsenal, ready to go at a moment’s notice.  Lightweight sweaters patterns are a particular favorite of mine, since they easily lend themselves to layering and can be worn at almost any time of the year; only in the extreme heat of summer or cold of winter do these knit sweater patterns become obsolete.  I’ve collected some of my favorite lightweight sweaters on the site to give you a little creative boost.   I find that knitting garments isn’t intimidating when you have a top-notch pattern to help you avoid the pitfalls.  These knit sweater patterns will have you addicted to big projects by the time you’re ready to cast off.  

 

10 Lightweight Knit Sweater Patterns

 

10 Lightweight Knit Sweater Patterns
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Light Knit Cardigan Patterns

Cardigans are a great way to add a splash of color to any outfit.  You can easily throw them off when you’re chilly, or take them off when it gets too cold.  These casual garments are the perfect sweater for everyday use, and can even be dressed up to suit the office.  Some patterns, like the Cranberry Lace Cardigan, are dressy enough to wear almost anywhere.  With a bit of patience, these knit cardigan patterns can be incredibly rewarding.  The versatility and simplicity of the garment make these free knitting patterns particularly useful additions to your library.
 

Classic Lace CardiganAfternoon Brunch Cardigan
Classic Lace Cardigan
Bedford Yellow Cardigan
Cranberry Lace Cardigan
City Girl Cardigan

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Knitted Sweater Patterns Perfect for You

When the weather gets cold, there’s nothing like a hand knit sweater to warm you back up.  These knit sweater patterns will help keep you cozy and entertained on chilly nights.  Whether you’re working on a sweater or wearing one, there’s a special feeling that you can only get from wrapping your fingers in wool.  Knit sweater patterns are some of the most rewarding projects to complete.  Cold weather will be a nuisance of the past with these sweater patterns. These free knitting patterns are fun and stylish.  You’ll love telling your friends that you made that, yes, you made the sweater you’re wearing.
 

Lacework SweaterLacework Sweater
Light Sweater
Bee Lovers Sweater
Nutmeg Raglan Sweater
Late Summer Sweater

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

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