Cardigan & Jacket Knitting Patterns

Knit cardigans and jackets are not only a stylish addition to any wardrobe, but are also wonderfully practical for the chilly days of early spring. Short-sleeved, long-sleeved, button-up, or wrap style, browse our selection to find the perfect free cardigan knit pattern for anyone in your life.

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Green Fields Cardigan Knitting Pattern
You'll combine several interesting techniques when you make this striking, knitted cardigan. Woman's Size: small through extra-large.

Skill Level: Advanced
Designed by
Ann E. Smith
Harmony Kimono
This appealing kimono features basket-weave borders and loose raglan sleeves.

Size: Includes women's X-small through 2X-large. Made with medium (worsted) weight yarn, sizes 6 (4mm) and 8 (5mm) 29" circular needles.

Skill Level: Intermediate
Designed by
Celeste Pinheiro
Honeycomb Garden Cardigan Knitting Pattern
This attractive cardigan has a lot of pizzazz! Download this free cardigan knitting pattern to make a sweater to wear throughout the year. Fits Ladies' size petite through large.

Skill Level: Intermediate
Designed by
Diane Zangl
Always a flattering garment, this wraparound cardigan will highlight the natural waistline of the wearer, as well as accentuate the bustline. This e-pattern was originally published in Perfectly Plus.

Size: Includes women's X-large through 5X-large. Made with light (DK) weight yarn and size 8 (5mm) 24" and double-pointed needles.

Skill Level: Intermediate
Designed by
Marlaina Bird
Kastra Cardigan
When it comes to showing off the possibilities that ribbing has to offer, this cardigan does the job beautifully. This e-pattern was originally published in the May 2012 issue of Creative Knitting magazine.

Size: Includes women's small through large. Made with fine (sport) weight yarn, size 3 (3.25mm) 29" circular needle and size 4 (3.5mm) 16" and 29" circular needles.

Skill Level: Intermediate
Designed by
Julie Kieliszewski
Lace Leaf Cardigan Knitting Pattern
Stitch this cardigan knitting pattern for a feminine look that's subtle, yet elegant. You'll love this classic women's sweater. Woman's Size: small (medium, large, extra-large).

Skill Level: Intermediate
Designed by
Diane Zangl
Little Lace Cardi
A bobbled edge trims a bolero for light coverage. This e-pattern originated in Creative Knitting May 2009.

Size: Includes women's X-small through medium. Made with light (DK) weight yarn and size 6 (4mm) needles.

Skill Level: Experienced
Designed by
Katharine Hunt
Little Pyramid Cardigan Knitting Pattern
Perfect for cool, autumn evenings, this easy cardigan knitting pattern stitches up quickly. The pattern is beautifully textured and easy to memorize. Woman's Size: small through extra-large.

Skill Level: Easy
Designed by
Kennita Tully
Long & Lean Sweater Vest Knitting Pattern
With it's beautiful, eye-catching texture, this knitted sweater vest is slimming and a joy to wear. Sizes: small through 2X-large. You'll use worsted weight mercenized cotton yarn and sizes 4, 6 and 7 circular needles.

Skill Level: Intermediate
Designed by
Ann E. Smith
Luscious Summer Cardigan Knitting Pattern
This cardigan knitting pattern's modular construction makes it a great design to choose when you want to take your knitting on the go. Ladies' Size: medium, but you can adjust the size by adding or omitting strips.

Skill Level: Intermediate
Designed by
Nazanin S. Fard
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