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Easy Striped Knit Sweater Pattern


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This sweater pattern is easy to knit and also a great way to use up some yarn in your stash or be creative and use a selection of 5 different color yarns. The sweater is fairly easy to knit for those who know how to knit and purl, increase in knitting and decrease in knitting. The stitch pattern is a 10 row repeat that features a knit ridge between each color change. The sweater is knit on size US 8 needles, circular were used but straight can also be used if you prefer. The yarn used for this pattern is basic acrylic weight #4 yarn. The yarn in the pattern is a combination of Hobby Lobby I Love this Yarn, Red Heart Soft yarn and Red Heart Sparkle yarn. You will need 1 skein of each of 5 colors of yarn or approximately 300 yards of each yarn. This sweater is great for any time of year. It features three quarter sleeves, garter edge hem and a comfortable boat neckline. It is perfect for cooler days or nights. This sweater is quickly becoming a favorite in my wardrobe and the possibilities for different color variations are endless. The size for this sweater is a small to medium - for a size 6 to 10 person. The finished sweater measures 40 inches around the bust and hip area, 23 1/4 inches long from shoulder to hem and 16 inches long sleeve length. The sweater is meant to be loose and a little oversized - can be worn with or without a shirt underneath. This knitting pattern is 8 pages long, including 2 small photos and also has tables in the pattern to help you keep track of the row and color change you are currently working on. Pattern is written in English. BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY Basic knitting skill and knowledge of terms Familiar with seaming a knitted garment together GAUGE 12 sts by 20 rows = 3 inch wide by 3 1/2 inch long swatch SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS Size Small to Medium, or a women's 6 to 10 SUGGESTED YARN 1400 yards of Worsted weight PREFERRED BRAND/YARN Hobby Lobby I Love this Yarn

Recommended with this pattern

  • Size US 8 knitting needles
  • 5 different colors of #4 weight acrylic yarn
  • Darning needle to weave in ends

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Kimberlees Korner
Kimberlees Korner
I have been crocheting, knitting and sewing for over 25 years. I love to be creative and design new patterns. I make most of my own clothing and have 3 sewing machines and a dedicated craft/sewing room. I also have an etsy shop Follow me on pinterest my blog or