A fitted cropped sweater knitting pattern with flared statement sleeves.



I dreamt up this sweater design as the weather started to turn from summer, when cosy autumn days with crisp air and golden leaves were on my mind.

I wanted something that I could throw on, with long sleeves, but with a little extra character to take it beyond a standard sweater.

And this really is all about the sleeves!

It’s knit in a top-down, raglan construction which means you can try it on as you go, and make the body and sleeves as long, or as short, as you like.

Plus, the beautiful flare shaping on the sleeves is created so easily, it’s such a satisfying garment to knit!


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To knit this pattern you’ll need:

Approximately A B C 300g / 885m / 969y D E 400g / 1180m / 1292y

DK yarn of your choice (I used Stylecraft Special DK*)

1 x 3.25 mm, 16 inch, circular knitting needle

1 x 4.00 mm, 20 inch, circular knitting needle

Scrap Yarn

Tapestry needle

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A Bust 28-30 inches | Waist 23-24 inches
B Bust 32-34 inches | Waist 25-27 inches
C Bust 36-38 inches | Waist 28-30 inches
D Bust 40-42 inches | Waist 32-34 inches
E Bust 44-46 inches | Waist 36-38 inches



This pattern is knit in the round, using circular knitting needles.


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