{FREE} Fall Top Knitting Pattern : Thick & Quick

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Grab this FREE Thick & Quick Top Knitting Pattern! It’s a super bulky & super easy fall sweater knitting pattern for BEGINNERS.

 

About:

Available Sizes: One

Pattern Format: Written Pattern, No Chart

Pattern Language: English

Skill Level: Beginner

PDF Format: Printer & Mobile Friendly

Bonus: Video

 

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Techniques:

Knit Flat {Back & Forth}

Knit in the Round

Knit & Purl Stitches

Clean Edge

 

Materials:

Yarn Weight: Super Bulky

Yardage: 375 – 400 yards {343 – 366 meters}

Suggested Yarn: Lion Brand Wool Ease Thick & Quick

Needle Size: US 13 {9mm} Circular Needles with a 24″+ {60cm} Cable

 

Yarn Substitutes:

Cascade Lana Grande

Lang Yarns Virginia

Phildar Phil Alaska

Rowan Big Wool Yarn

MillaMia Super Chunky

Read more about yarn substitutions here {+ video}.

 

Details:

Measurements: 20 1/2″ wide x 25 1/2″ {52cm x 65cm}

Gauge: 9 STS & 13 rows per 4” {10cm} square, knit in the pattern below

Weight: 1lb 4.3oz {580g}

 

Notes:

Not reversible.

Knit top down.

Knit flat and in the round.

Knit using the stockinette stitch.

The top front and the top back are the same.

Knit the front 1/3 and back 1/3 flat and then join in the round to finish.

When knitting in the round you’re always knitting the right side of your work.

 

Video:

Watch the “Top Front & Back” video tutorial:

 

Watch the “Join in the Round” video tutorial:

 

Pattern, Knit Flat {Back & Forth} & Knit in the Round:

Knitting flat

CO 44 STS

Row 1 {WS}: WYIB S1PW, P41, WYIF S1PW, P1

Row 2 {RS}: WYIB S1PW, K41, WYIB S1PW, P1

Repeat rows 1 & 2, 16 times, approximately 9 1/2” {24cm}

Repeat row 1, slip onto a scrap piece of yarn to save for later.

Repeat the above for the other side, ending on a wrong side row. Without removing the stitches, add the other side and join in the round.

 

Knit in the round for 14 1/2” {37cm}, approximately 43 rows

Bottom rib edge:

Next row: K2TOG, K1 *P2, K2* P1, P2TOG

Next 4 rows: *K2, P2* BO in pattern

 

Create collar:

At the top, starting from the outside, sew 14 STS together, about 6” {15cm}. Repeat on the opposite side, leaving an approximate 8” {20cm} gap for your head to fit through

 

Weave in the ends.

Lightly block to even out the stitches.

 

Abbreviations:

* – * – repeat between *

BO – bind-off in pattern

CO – cast-on {long-tail cast-on method}

K – knit stitches {K1 means to knit 1 stitch}

K2TOG – knit 2 stitches together

P – purl stitches {P2 means to purl 2 stitches}

P2TOG – purl 2 stitches together

RS – right side

S1PW – slip one stitch purl-wise

STS – stitches

WS – wrong side

WYIB – with yarn in back

WYIF – with yarn in front

 

Gauge:

 

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