Wee Sweaters free knitting pattern

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Want to knit a sweater before Christmas? There is always still time with this pattern! I can finish one of these in 45 minutes, and the testers also reported times under an hour.The best part? Just two ends to weave in!

When I decided to start a tradition of knitting a personalized wee soccer sweater for each of the players I coach at Brandon University, I looked for a way to make the process as fast as possible. After weaving in oodles of ends last year I also wanted as little finishing as possible. This pattern is the result of my tinkering as I searched for a way to get the process as simple as possible.

Wee sweaters free pattern

This tiny pullover uses fingering or sport weight yarn, less than 3g and 5g respectively. Instructions are written for DPNs, but it is easy to adapt for magic loop or 2 circs.


fingering weight: 2.25” / 5cm tall; 1.5” / 4cm wide at body

sport weight: 2.75” / 7cm tall; 2” / 5.5cm wide at body

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