Knitting patterns - tops and shirts

Free knitting pattern peplum top

Top knitting patternTop

Design by Gitta Schrade


4, 4, 4, 4, 5, 5 balls 100gm Nako Calico Jakar DK 8ply in shade # 31542


3.75mm knitting needles

Stitch holder

Free knitting pattern T-shirt

T-shirt knitting patternThis super-soft, lightweight T-shirt is a perfect knit for the changing seasons.

Design by Sian Brown


To fit: UK size 8(10:12:14:16:18]

81 [86:91:97:102:107]cm (32[34:36:38:40:42]in)

Actual measurement: 86(93:100:108:115:122]cm (34[36 1/2:39 1/2:42 1/2:45:48]in)

Raglan top knitting pattern

Top knitting patternWomen's top for summer days

Design by Pat Menchini


To fit: UK 8-10[12-14:16-18:22-24]

79-84[89-94:102-107:112-117:119-124]cm (31-33[35-37:40-42:44-46:47-49]in)

Actual measurement approx:88[100:112:124:137]cm (34 1/2 [39 1/2:44 1/4:49:54]in)

Empire-waist top knitting pattern

Top knitting patternWomen top knitting pattern free

Design by Britt Schmiesing


Woman's X-large (2X-large, 3X-large, 4X-large, 5X-large)

Instructions are given for smallest size, with larger sizes in parentheses. When only 1 number is given, it applies to all sizes.

Finished Measurements

Chest: 47 (51, 55, 59, 63) inches

Summer top for women knitting pattern

Top knitting patternRuffled sleeves give this summer top a vintage feel. They're formed from three layers, joined and shaped with short rows, and decorated with scalloped edges and eyelets. The deep ribbed waistband is designed to be threaded with a drawstring.

Design by Carol Meldrum

FRONT AND BACK(both the same)

Using 3.75mm needles, cast on 102 (118:126:134) sts.

Row 1 (RS): K2, *P2, K2; rep from * to end.

Row 2: P2, *K2, P2; rep from * to end.