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{FREE} Thick & Quick Top Knitting Pattern

FREE Thick & Quick Top Knitting Pattern
This is a super Thick & Quick Fall Top Knitting Pattern. Perfect for those chilly days when it’s not quite cold enough to pull your sweater out of hibernation. It’s knit top down. The front and back are knitted flat and then joined together in the round, knit to your desired length, sew the top edges together, leaving a hole for your head to fit through and then it’s ready to wear. Using a super bulky yarn you’ll have this ready to wear in no time!


  • Available Sizes: One
  • Pattern Format: Written Pattern, No Chart
  • Pattern Language: English
  • Skill Level: Beginner
  • PDF Format: Printer & Mobile Friendly


  • Knit Flat {Back & Forth}


  • Yarn Weight: Super Bulky
  • Yardage: 375 – 400 yards {343 – 366 meters}
  • Suggested Yarn: Lion Brand Wool Ease Thick & Quick
  • Needle Size: US 13 {9mm} Knitting Needles with a 24″ {60cm} Cable
  • {Learn About Yarn Substitutes.}


  • Measurements: 25 1/2” {65cm} x 20 1/2” {52cm}
  • Gauge: 9 sts & 13 rows per 4” {10cm} square
  • Weight: 1 lb 4.3oz {580g}


  • The front and back start the same way.
  • The sweater is knit top down.
  • Make it larger by casting on more stitches or smaller with fewer stitches.



Pattern, Knit Flat {Back & Forth}:

  • CO 44 STS
  • Row 1: WYIB S1PW, P41, WYIF S1PW, P1 {WS}
  • Row 2: WYIB S1PW, K41, WYIB S1PW, P1 {RS}
  • Repeat rows 1 & 2, 16 times, approximately 9 1/2”
  • 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 for 14 1/2”, 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”. Repeat on the opposite side, leaving an 8” ish gap for your head to fit through. Weave in ends.
  • Lightly block to even out the stitches.


  • * – * – repeat pattern
  • 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
  • S1PWP – slip one purl-wise
  • STS – stitches
  • WS – wrong side
  • WYIB – with yarn in back
FREE THICK & QUICK Fall Top Knitting Pattern by Brome Fields
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