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Knit from the Top Down: 14 Sweater Knitting Patterns



Don't you hate it when you finish a sweater only to find that it doesn't quite fit your body?  Let me introduce you to a type of knitting pattern that will change your life: top down patterns.  Just as it sounds, these types of projects are made from the top down, meaning you'll be able to try it on as you're making it.  Along with the ability to try it on as you go, comes the chance to make the necessary, last-minute alterations to the pattern once you find it doesn't fit.  This means if you stick to knitting top down patterns, your sweater knitting patterns will always fit and flatter your body in the best away possible.  Sounds like a good deal, doesn't it?

Here at AllFreeKnitting, we have a variety of top down patterns, especially sweaters.  In this special selection of knits, I've compiled a few reader favorites for you to enjoy.  From casual short-sleeved sweaters to cozy, long-sleeved sweaters, you'll find a new pattern that's just right for you.


Knit from the Top Down: 14 Sweater Knitting Patterns



Knit from the Top Down:
14 Sweater Knitting Patterns


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Short-Sleeved Sweater Knitting Patterns

Whether or not you're in need of a pattern to don on a cool, breezy day, you'll love this group of short-sleeved designs.  My personal favorite is the Summer Night Cowl Sweater.  It's such a versatile sweater that can be worn anywhere— from the grocery store to an afternoon outing with family and friends.

Cherry Bomb Jacket


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Top Down Spring Sweater

Summer Night Cowl Sweater

Simple Top Down Baby Cardi

Cherry Bomb Jacket

Summer Breeze Ribbed Sweater



Cozy Knit Sweater Patterns

Keep warm in style with these classic patterns that are meant to fit effortlessly into your current wardrobe.  Don't miss the Mad Men Joanie Sweater.  With a natural color palette, bold cables and a buttoned collar, what more could you want in a knit sweater pattern?

Winter Wonder Cabled Yoke Sweater



Nutmeg Raglan Sweater

Winter Wonder Cabled Yoke Sweater

Falling Stars Sweater

Mad Men Joanie Sweater

Stormy Seas Sweater

Rhapsody in Blue Sweater

Top Down Cardi

Celtic Braid Baby Sweater


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