12 Easy Knitted Sweater Patterns for Beginners

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These easy knitted sweater patterns are perfect for beginners. If you’ve never knitted before and are looking to make your first garment, these sweaters are the way to go.

Not only will you have fun making your very own sweater, but you’re going to love wearing your cozy handmade garment.

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1. Gossamer Twist Sweater

The Gossamer Twist sweater is a very beginner-friendly pattern that you’re going to love. This is a top-down sweater, so you’ll need to have some basic knowledge of top-down sweater construction. Get the pattern from Caidree.

Gossamer Twist Sweater


2. Crisscross Applesauce Jumper

I love this crisscross applesauce jumper. This is an oversized sweater that doesn’t require any sewing. Because this is a chunky sweater, it can be made within a week. Get the pattern from Brenda Made This.

Crisscross Applesauce Jumper

3. Tulip Sweater

If you’re an adventurous beginner, this is the perfect pattern for you. This sweater is perfect for the spring and fall months. To make this a summer top, use cotton yarn. Get the pattern from Bluebird Pine Shop.

Tulip Sweater

4. Cozy Mock Neck Sweater

Starting from the bottom up, this sweater is worked back and forth in 1×1 ribbing and stockinette stitch. Your sweater can be made with or without the heart design. Get the pattern from Well Loved Knits.

Cozy Mock Neck Sweater

5. No Sweat Chunky Sweater

This sweater is called the no sweat chunky sweater because it’s so easy to make. If you don’t enjoy seaming, this is the perfect pattern for you. Get the pattern from Friday Knit’s Design.

No Sweat Chunky Sweater

6. Hazy Skies Sweater

This plus size friendly pattern includes the sizes small to 5XL. The pattern is written in a very easy-to-understand manner, making it perfect for newbies. Get the pattern from A Honey Knits.

Hazy Skies Sweater

7. Striped Winter Sweater

Customize this striped sweater with your favorite colors. This easy pattern works up quickly and is so fun to wear. Make one as a gift for a friend or family member during the holidays. Get the pattern from Happy Love Co.

Striped Winter Sweater

8. Cobblestone Sweater

This cobblestone sweater is so gorgeous. People won’t believe that you made this with your own hands. Pair this with leggings or jeans for the ultimate cozy look. Get the pattern from Whistle And Wool.

Cobblestone Sweater

9. Gallant Sweater

If you want a bold and chunky sweater, you’re going to love wearing this thick and cozy knit sweater. It is cropped and it features a simple short turtle neck. Get the pattern from Caidree.

Gallant Sweater

10. Winter Blues Sweater

The winter blues sweater can be made went or without the turtleneck. If you’re looking for a chunky knitted sweater that stands out, this is the perfect sweater for you. Get the pattern from Happy Love Co.

Winter Blues Sweater

11. Super Simple Sweater

Make your super simple sweater using your favorite color. This sweater would look great using self-striping yarn. This sweater fits as a cropped sweater with extra long sleeves. Get the pattern from A Honey Knits.

Super Simple Sweater

12. Oversized Sweater with Balloon Sleeves

If you’re a fan of balloon sleeves, you’re going to love this oversized sweater. Because this water has a boxy fit, minimal shaping is needed. Get the pattern from Be Ewenique Boutique.

Oversized Sweater with Balloon Sleeves

If you’re a beginner knitter and looking for an easy project that will result in a beautiful finished product, one of these sweater patterns is perfect for you. With just a little bit of practice, you’ll be able to knit up a storm and have all your friends and family members asking where you bought your fabulous new sweaters.

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