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Thick & Quick Top FREE 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!

FREE Thick & Quick Top Knitting Pattern

:) About:

  • Time it took me to knit: 12-16 hours
  • Gauge: 9 sts & 13 rows per 4” {10cm} square
  • Weight: 1 lb 4.3oz {580g}
  • Beginner skill level
  • Measurements: 20 1/2” {52cm} W x 25 1/2” {65cm} H {About a size medium}

:) Material:

  • Approximately 375 yards of a super bulky yarn
  • I used Wool Ease Thick & Quick by Lion Brand Yarn, Oatmeal
  • Size 13 {9mm} knitting needles with a 24” cable
  • Darning needle
  • Scissors

:) Notes:

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

:) Pattern:

  • CO 44 STS Knit flat, back & forth
  • 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”

:) Video:

  • 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

:) Video: join in the round

:) 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.


FREE THICK & QUICK Fall Top Knitting Pattern by Brome Fields


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