Thursday, September 03, 2009

Plus Size Knitting Patterns I've Found

To start off, here's a website to help you know your size
Yarn Standards for Women's Sizes

**Plus Size Knitting Pattern Websites**
NEW! - Crystal Palace Patterns for size 1X and above
Pat Kirkland's Amplitudes Patterns
Vermont Fibers (has patterns up to size 6X)
Just One More Row (patterns up to 66" Chest)
Oat Couture (has patterns up to 58" Chest)
The Ample Knitters website
White Lies Designs
Large and Lovely Site by Bella Online
Knitting Pure and Simple (this site has PLENTY of plus-size patterns available. You cannot purchase them on that website, but I have discovered that Jimmy Beans sells them online!) ---->Jimmy Beans "Knitting Pure and Simple" Patterns

**Any Size FREE Knitting Patterns**
Any Size Crop Top
Sure to Fit Pullover
Incredible Custom-Fit Raglan
Alpaca Shrug

**FREE Unisex Patterns**
NEW! Hooded Cardigan Jacket (up to 3X)
NEW! Classic V-neck Pullover (up to Women's 3X)
Reindeer Jacket (up to 3X)
Unisex V-neck Aran Sweater (up to 54 inch chest)
Unisex Round neck Aran Sweater (up to 54 inch chest)
Unisex Tunic (up to 50 inch chest)
Contrast Collar & Wristbands Sweater (up to size 5X Ladies and Men)


More FREE Plus Size Knitting Patterns

**Women's Pullovers**
NEW! Peplum Top (up to size 1X)
NEW! Classic Garter Pullover (up to size 1X)
NEW! Beginner Roll Neck Pullover (up to size 1X)
NEW! Front Pocket Ribbed Sweater (up to size 1X)
NEW! Simple Striped Pullover (up to size 1X)
NEW! Hooded Sweatshirt (up to size 1X)
NEW! Newcastle Pullover (up to size 2X)
NEW! Inishturk Aran Sweater (up to size 2X)
NEW! Gossamer Cowl Pullover (up to size 2X)
NEW! 3/4 Sleeve Classic Pullover (up to size 2X)
NEW! 3/4 Sleeve Ribbed Yoke Pullover (up to size 2X)
NEW! Basketweave Pullover (up to size 2X)
NEW! Boatneck Raglan Pullover (up to size 2X)
NEW! Southwestern Pullover (up to size 2X)
NEW! Chunky Fair Isle Yoke Pullover (up to size 2X)
NEW! Madison Cabled Pullover (up to size 2X)
NEW! Classic Pullover (up to size 2X)
NEW! Classic Yoke Pullover (up to size 2X)
NEW! Seed Stitch Trim Pullover (up to size 3X)
NEW! Snowflake Pullover (up to size 3X)
NEW! Roll-Edge Pullover (up to size 3X)
NEW! Half Sleeve Pullover (up to size 3X)
NEW! Striped Crew Neck Pullover (up to size 3X)
Deep V-neck Lace Sweater (up to size 3X)
Ribbed Pullover, with Turtleneck/Hood (up to size 2X)
Lace ZigZag Stitch, Textured, Fitted Pullover (up to size 2X)
Simple Pullover (up to size 2X) PHOTO
Mohair Cowl Neck Sweater with Long Sleeves - (up to size 3X)
Woven-look, Boxy Pullover (up to size 3X)
Aran Pullover, with Beautiful Tree Design (up to size 3X)
Fitted, Split Neck Pullover (up to size 3X)
Boat-neck, Smocked Pullover (up to size 3X)
Assymetrical, Cabled, Split Neck Pullover (up to size 3X)
Deep V Neckline Pullover (up to size 3X)
Scoop Neck Sweater (up to size 3X) PHOTO
The Perfect Sweater (up to size 4X)
Shaker Rib Raglan Pullover (up to size 5X)
Classic Turtleneck (up to size 5X)
Sara's Simple Summer Sweater (up to 5X)
Shaker Rib Chunky Sweater (up to size 5X)
Textured Pullover, with Deep Scoop Neckline (up to 52 inch chest)

**Women's Tunics**
NEW! Pleated Tunic (up to size 1X)
NEW! Openwork Tunic (up to size 1X)
NEW! Tunic with Furry Collar and Cuffs (up to size 1X)
NEW! Side Buttoned Tunic (up to size 2X)
NEW! Cable Luxe Tunic (up to size 2X)
NEW! Openweave Lacy Tunic (up to size 2X)
NEW! Bulky V-Neck Tunic (up to size 3X)
NEW! Leaf Pattern Lacy Tunic (up to size 3X)
Lace Ribbon Tunic (up to size 2X)
Pretty Design Textured Flowers Tunic (up to 64 inch chest)

**Women’s Cardigans & Jackets**
NEW! Bulky Jacket (up to size 1X)
NEW! Fitted Knits Mini Cardi (up to size 1X)
NEW! Chunky Shawl Collar Jacket (up to size 1X)
NEW! Beginner's One Button Jacket (up to size 1X)
NEW! Ballet Wrap Sweater (up to size 1X)
NEW! Hip Length Cardigan (up to size 1X)
NEW! Classic Cardigan with Chenille Collar (up to size 1X)
NEW! Patchwork Jacket (up to size 1X)
NEW! Fuzzy Collar Jacket (up to size 1X)
NEW! Ardsley Jacket (up to size 2X)
NEW! Berkeley Cardigan (up to size 2X)
NEW! Short Sleeve Cardi (up to size 2X)
NEW! Cropped Short Sleeve Cardi (up to size 2X)
NEW! Dressmaker Detail Cardigan (up to size 2X)
NEW! Audrey Cardigan & Scarf (up to size 2X)
NEW! Long, Side Buttoned Cardigan (up to size 2X)
NEW! Half Sleeve Kimono (up to size 2X)
NEW! Classic Cabled Cardigan (up to size 2X)
NEW! Summer Cardigan & Scarf (up to size 2X)
NEW! Top Down Cardigan (up to size 2X)
NEW! Cabled V-Neck Cardigan (up to size 2X)
NEW! Diagonal Jacket (up to size 2X)
NEW! Boxy Jacket (up to size 2X)
NEW! Long Sweater Coat (up to size 2X)
NEW! Long, 1-Button Jacket (up to size 2X)
NEW! Inez Cardigan (up to size 3X)
NEW! Fitted, Shawl Collar Cardigan (up to size 3X)
NEW! Mandarin Collar Cardigan (up to size 3X)
NEW! Cozy Collar Jacket (up to size 3X)
NEW! Milo Cardigan (up to size 3X)
NEW! Portland Cardigan (up to size 3X)
NEW! Chunky, Long Sweater Coat (up to size 3X)
NEW! Flattering Sweater (up to size 3X)
NEW! Bulky Sweater Jacket (up to size 3X)
NEW! One Button Cardigan (up to size 3X)
NEW! "Mink" Coat (up to size 3X)
NEW! Country Jacket (up to size 3X)
NEW! Metro Jacket (up to size 3X)
NEW! Box Stitch Warm Jacket (up to size 3X)
NEW! Simple Garter Cardigan (up to size 3X)
NEW! Houndstooth Cardigan (up to size 5X)
Draped Sweater - (up to size 2X)
Double-Breasted Lace Cardigan (up to 3X)
Cardigan with Bobbled Flowers (up to 3X)
Shaped Cardigan with Cabled Ribs, Raglan Sleeves (up to 3X)

**Women's Tops, Tanks, & Shells**
NEW! Raglan Tee (up to size 1X)
NEW! Graceful Top (up to size 1X)
NEW! Fitted, Ribbed Tank (up to size 2X)
NEW! Ribbon Yarn Shell (up to size 2X)
NEW! Ribbed Shell (up to size 2X)
NEW! Textured Shell (up to size 2X)
NEW! Short Sleeve, V Neck Top (up to size 2X)
NEW! Cabled Shell (up to size 2X)
NEW! Ripple Pullover (up to size 3X)
NEW! Fitted Sleeveless Turtleneck (up to size 3X)
Fitted Bottom-up Seamless Yoke Top (up to 52" chest)
Blaze Zig Zag Cabled Top - (up to size 2X)
Cropped Top with Short Sleeves - (up to size 3X)
Textured, Split Neck Top with Short Sleeves (up to size 3X)
Fitted, 3/4 sleeve, with V-neck (up to size 3X)
Lacy, Fitted, with Ribbon Detail (up to size 3X)
Embroidered, Fitted Top with Short Sleeves (up to size 3X)
Rib Detailed, Crew Neck Top or Tank (up to size 3X)
Ribbed, Off Shoulder, Short Sleeve Top, with Ribbon Detail (up to size 3X)
Ribbed, Off Shoulder, Short Sleeve Top, with Buckle Detail (up to size 3X)
A-line Tee, with Rippled Hem (up to size 3X)
Elegant Shell (up to size 3X) PHOTO
Shapely Tank Top (up to 58" Chest)
Shapely Tee (add sleeves to the above tank)
Organic Cotton Summer Tank (up to 62 inch chest)

**Women's Miscellaneous**
NEW! Chenille Vest (up to size 1X)
NEW! Everyday Flair Bolero (up to size 1X)
NEW! Tabard Vest (up to size 1X)
NEW! Close Fitting Dress (up to size 1X)
NEW! Urban Wrap (Ruana) (up to size 1X)
NEW! Fisherman Shrug (up to size 1X)
NEW! Sparkling Shrug (up to size 1X)
NEW! Twin Set (up to size 1X)
NEW! Beginner Bulky Vest (up to size 1X)
NEW! Mitered Vest (up to size 1X)
NEW! Fitted Cabled Poncho Wrap (up to size 1X)
NEW! Fitted Dress (up to size 2X)
NEW! Light Summer Vest (up to size 2X)
NEW! Cable Luxe Dress (up to size 2X)
NEW! Cable Accent Vest (up to size 2X)
NEW! Color Block Vest (up to size 2X)
NEW! Long, Fuzzy Vest (up to size 2X)
NEW! Hooded Ski Vest (up to size 3X)
NEW! Long Vest (up to size 3X)
NEW! Basic, Chunky Vest (up to size 3X)
NEW! Bulky, Turtleneck Vest (up to size 3X)
NEW! Fringed Skirt (up to size 3X)
NEW! V-Neck Dress (up to size 3X)
NEW! Long, Patchwork Vest (up to size 3X)
NEW! Warm Winter Poncho (up to size 3X)
NEW! Glam Knits Circle Shrug (up to size 3X)
NEW! Ruffled Shrug (up to size 3X)
Poofy Capelet (up to size 4X)
Cropped Vest (up to size 5X)
Knit Shrug (up to size 5X)
Knit Poncho (up to size 5X)
Another Knit Poncho (up to size 5X)
Two Piece Poncho (up to size 5X)
Turtleneck Poncho (up to 54 inch chest)

**Men’s Plus-Size Patterns**
NEW! Zip Neck Pullover (up to Men's size 1X)
NEW! Cabled Aran Cardigan (up to Men's size 1X)
NEW! Striped Pullover (up to Men's size 2X)
NEW! Cabled Vest (up to Men's size 2X)
Men's Textured Pullover (up to Men's size 2X)
Men's Fitted, Textured Gansey (up to Men's size 2X)
Men's Ribbed, Rollneck Pullover (up to Men's size 2X)
Men's Chunky Ribbed Pullover (up to Men's size 2X)
Men's Shaker Rib Raglan Pullover (up to size 2X)
Men's Pullover (up to 5X)
"Mr Biggie" Sweater (up to a 50" chest)

**Plus Size Knitting Pattern Books**
Style at Large
Big Girl Knits
Everyday Style (sweaters up to size 2X)
Family Circle Easy Plus Size Knits (up to size 3X)

**Plus Size Knitting Patterns in Magazines**
Knitter's (has patterns up to 3x)
Creative Knitting (Several plus size patterns!)
Knit 'N Style (some of their patterns go up to size 2x)
Interweave Knits (about half of their patterns go up to size 51" chest)
Vogue Knitting (A few of their patterns have plus sizes)

3 comments:

vayankeegrl said...

Hi there,
As far as books, Wendy Bernard's Custom Knits has great patterns in all kinds of sizes.

I've also found that the knitting pattern-a-day 2010 calendar has some patterns that accommodate the bigger sizes, such as the Soft Chocolate Shrug (and wrist warmers) and the Patons Cable Dress.

Kerry Cater said...

Any patterns available for a men's sleeveless cardigan vest, big men's size 4X? Thanks... Kerry

DressyFemme@aol.com

Candy said...

Do you know of any plus sized sock patterns or instructions on how to enlarge the cuffs for larger sizes??