12 Stunning Knit Cardigan Patterns

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These knit cardigan patterns are absolutely stunning. They’re full of pretty details that really make them special. In fact, they look so good that you’ll have trouble deciding which one to choose!

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1. Bubble Stitch Cardigan

If you want a knit cardigan with plenty of texture, you’ll love this bubble stitch cardigan. This free pattern shows you how to make your own simple chunky cardigan. Get the pattern on Lovecrafts.

Bubble Stitch Cardigan

2. Longline Ankle Grazer Cardigan

I absolutely love this ankle length cardigan. It’s oversized, warm, and so cozy to wear on a chilly fall evening. Make a few of these using different yarn colors. Get the pattern from Lauren Aston Designs.

Longline Ankle Grazer Cardigan

3. Night and Day Cropped Cardigan

The 80s are back with this trendy night and day cropped cardigan. This pattern can be worked up in about a week and is a great knitting project for beginners. Get the pattern from Shop Vicky Knits.

cute knit cardigan pattern

4. Cloud Cardigan

Stand out from the crowd with this cloud cardigan. The pattern is written in one size (fits like a medium); however, instructions are available for adjusting the cardigan to fit your measurements. Get the pattern from Art by Kara Leez.

Cloud Cardigan knitting pattern

5. Rainbow Cardigan

This rainbow cardigan is cute, soft, and comfy. Knit your sweater using your choice of yarn colors. Get the pattern on Ravelry (click on “visit pattern website”) to access free pattern.

Rainbow Cardigan

6. Serene Cardigan

If you want a cardigan that’s unique, chunky, and super warm and cozy, the serene cardigan is for you. This gorgeous beginners pattern can be whipped up in just two days. Get the pattern from ESNQ Knits.

Serene Cardigan

7. Easy Knit Cardigan

You won’t believe how easy it is to make this textured knit cardigan. This cardigan makes a great gift for friends and family. Get the pattern from Daisy and Peace.

Easy Knit Cardigan

8. Long Weekend Cardigan

Stay warm and cozy during the colder months with this long weekend cardigan. Make your cardigan as long or as short as you’d like. Get the pattern from Yarnspirations.

free knit cardigan pattern

9. Oversized Cardigan

This oversized knit cardigan comes together so quickly and easily, you’re going to love it. This cardigan is knitted from the bottom up on straight needs and the sleeves are knitted in the round. Get the pattern from Lovebird Knitwear.

Oversized Cardigan

10. Sydria Slouchy Knit Cardigan

This pattern is perfect for beginner and advanced knitters looking for a fun project. The Sydria cardigan is oversized, slouchy, and so stylish. Get the cardigan from Laney’s Knits.

Sydria Slouchy Knit Cardigan

11. Big Comfy Ribbed Cardigan

You can never go wrong with a pattern from Mama in a Stitch. This cardigan has a cozy oversized fit and will become your new favorite fall and winter sweater. Get the pattern from Mama in a Stitch.

Big Comfy Ribbed Cardigan

12. Oxford Boyfriend Cardigan

This oxford boyfriend cardigan will become your next fall staple. This is an easy level knitting pattern. Get the pattern on Ravelry.

Oxford Boyfriend Cardigan

If you’re looking for a great gift idea or simply want something new to add to your wardrobe this fall and winter, I encourage you to give one of these patterns a try.