In this post, you will see a roundup of 20 fall sweaters to knit.
Making your own sweaters may not always be the cheapest way of getting a new sweater but it can give you all the fall feels.
Getting cosy with your knitting project, while drinking coffee and watching movies is the perfect way to spend an autumnal afternoon.
Everyone has a collection of their favourite sweaters for the colder months.
From oversized knits to more fitted pieces, there are knits for everyone’s taste and style.
Making your own cosy, comfortable sweater is a really great way to show off your knitting skills too!
Sometimes it can be hard to find the type of sweater you want to wear when looking around the shops.
With a specific style in mind, making your own sweater can give you many possibilities.
From experimenting with different yarns to adapting the size and fit.
From knitting your chosen sweater in super bulky yarn or in worsted weight yarn – it’s totally up to you!
If you want to learn more about different types of yarn take a look at this post – Yarn Weights.
There is a handy yarn weights chart in the post that can tell you the weight, name, and the recommended needle/hook size.
Fall Sweaters For Women
The knitting patterns featured in this round-up are all amazing with lots of different styles to choose from.
Making a hand-knit sweater means that it will last a long time and give you as a maker both new skills and a sense of accomplishment.
From long oversized baggy sweaters, colour block, stripes, cables and fair isle.
All of the sweaters chosen in the round-up have a range of sizes.
They also feature various stitch patterns and techniques.
From beginner, intermediate and advanced there is something for every skill level.
If you are a beginner knitter, you can take a look at this learn how to knit page.
With tons of information for you that will help you get started.
From learning how to cast on and off, knitting garter stitch, stockinette stitch and purling.
All of the knitting basics are covered.
For more sweater inspiration, take a look at these posts here;
- Sweater trends for fall
- 8 Stylish ideas for your fall oversized knits
- 12 sweaters you need right now for a cozy fall
- 10 Beautiful fall dog sweaters
Knitting A Sweater For A Beginner Tips
Knitting a sweater may seem like a huge first project but once you get started and take it all bit by bit, it’s really not that bad!
Here are some tips for you…
- You should be comfortable casting on and casting off, as well as knitting in garter stitch.
- You should also know how to purl – as this is a commonly used stitch.
- You will also need to know the basics of increasing and decreasing.
- You should also be comfortable reading a knitting pattern.
- And understanding knitting abbreviations and terms.
- You should also know your own skill level – which can be helpful when choosing a sweater pattern.
Take a look through the list and choose your next WIP!
Cable Knit Sweater Pattern
Cable Knit Off-Shoulder Sweater Women's Sweater Pattern.
My fall sweater pattern by Siv Kristin Olsen
This is an easy knit sweater, where you may use the colours that you like.
This pattern is in English. The Contrast Sweater is worked top-down seamlessly.
The neck ribbing is folded over and seamed on the inside at the end - this is the only finishing required in addition to weaving in the ends.
Short rows are used to shape the neck opening.
Ribbed Knit Sweater Pattern
Knitting PATTERN - Digital PDF download - for a ribbed knit alpaca and silk sweater ~ Loose knit, one size, relaxed fit.
Yume Knitting pattern by Isabell Kraemer
Yume is worked seamlessly from the top down.
First some short-rows are worked back and forth to create a higher back neck and then the round- yoke is worked top down to sleeve separation.
Winter Blues Wool Sweater Knitting Pattern
The ultimate cozy winter sweater!
Oversized to wear for all the cold fall and winter days.
Basic stitches make this an easy pattern, even for beginner knitters.
Bigger needles make this a fast knit that won’t get lost in a pile of WIPS.
The Campfire Sweater
Knit this chunky sweater with this easy, beginner-friendly knitting pattern for 'The Campfire Sweater' by Darling Jadore.
Early morning pattern by Yuko shimizu
V-neck cable sweater knitting pattern knitted from the bottom up in the round.
Early Morning pattern by Yuko shimizu knitted using The Fibre Co. Arranmore Light.
Simone Chunky Cardigan Knitting Pattern
Beautiful chunky cardigan knitting pattern!
The Simone Cardigan makes for a perfect first sweater for new knitters.
Will be your go to layer in your closet!
Seed Bubble Sweater Knitting pattern by KNITSAFARI
The Seed Bubble Sweater is the perfect big knit to wear when the temperature drops.
Constructed seamlessly to reduce as much bulk as possible, this is a fun pattern to challenge your knitting skills.
SIZES: Oversized fit, with instructions for Small (to fit bust 32-34”), Medium (to fit bust 36-38”) and Large (to fit bust 40-42”).
Cloud Chasing / DROPS 194-15 - Free knitting patterns by DROPS Design
Free Knitting Pattern for a Chunky Knit Sweater.
Raglan sweater worked top down with high neck and split in sides.
Evening in the Village Turtleneck Knitting pattern by Two of Wands
Elevate your sweater stack with the Evening in the Village Turtleneck.
This thermal stitch oversized jumper will surround you with sophisticated comfort for an effortlessly chic look even in the lowest of temperatures.
This pattern is part of a collaboration with Lion Brand Yarn Company using their Wool-Ease yarn.
Oversized Scoop Sweater Knitting Pattern
Oversized Scoop Sweater Knitting Pattern Difficulty level: Beginner.
Pattern: Knits up in about 14-18 hours.
Difficulty level: Super easy, beginner Includes 4 sizes! Adult women sizes: S, M, L & XL.
Bomber Cardigan PDF Knitting Pattern
This pattern is aimed at someone who has learnt the basics of knitting and are ready for their next challenge.
The instant downloadable pattern includes: Full written instructions in English on how to knit your cardi Instructions to make a small to medium size or large to XL.
The supplies that are required for the pattern: 4 x 200gram skeins of Wool Coutures Super Chunky yarn for small to medium cardi. 5 x 200gram skeins of Wool Coutures Super Chunky yarn for large to XL cardi.
1 pair of 10mm knitting needles and 1 pair of 12mm knitting needles.
Short Sleeved Sweater Pattern
It features a trendy, deep V back detail (that can be worn as a V neck as well).
Boat-neck front, super slouchy fit and sleeves knit in the round finish off this super easy and fun to wear sweater!
All you'll need are 4mm and 6mm circular needles and your favorite heavy worsted weight yarn.
Bubble Sleeve Cunky Cardigan Knitting Pattern,
The knitting pattern is easy to understand even for beginners, you just have to pay attention to detail.
Chunky Cardigan Knitting Pattern
Make yourself a cozy knit chunky cardigan that can be made in four sizes.
This oversized cardigan is perfect for the colder weather.
Cotton Comfort Easy Knit Cardigan Pattern
Easy Cardigan Knitting Pattern Free.
If you are looking for your first sweater pattern, this project is for you!
This comfortable loose-fitting cardigan is a great beginner knitting pattern.
8 Stylish Ideas For Your Fall Oversized Knits
Knitting pattern round-up with even more sweater patterns that are all free!
Make yourself a super cosy oversized sweater this fall with one of these free sweater knitting patterns. They are comfy, cosy and really, really versatile.
Fall Patterns From Lion Brand Yarns
Knitting pattern round-up with free patterns to download from Lion Brand Yarns.
Find a new project to knit this fall with one of these free patterns.
For more sweater inspiration – follow my knitted sweater board on Pinterest.
Which sweater is going to be your next cast on?
Let me know in the comments below.