6 Classic Knits For your Fall Closet

classic knit sweaters

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Fall is the best time of the year to wear a cosy handmade sweater to show off your knitting skills and to ward off the chilly air.

Making a sweater might seem like a daunting project, but once you get started, you really get into it and get excited once it starts to take shape.

oversized sweater

Classic Knits

I made a huge oversized sweater last fall and love to wear it, it feels like a huge cosy blanket that ends just above the knee.

Wearing sweaters that you have knit is trendy, you can share on Instagram and feel proud of your makes, showing people your creations proudly.

The knit sweaters in this round-up have been chosen with the autumn in mind as well as skill level.

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Classic knits for fall

If you are new to knitting and want to learn how to knit there are many easy and free patterns on my website, just take a look at my knitting pattern library, with patterns for women, men, baby, kids, pets and the home.

Take a look at these fall knits for kids and these amazing fall knitting patterns to find something you can make for fall.

There are also many cowl knitting patterns that are perfect for fall and winter that you can easily make yourself.

oversized sweater

Your wardrobe will be calling out for sweaters either bought or handmade.

Wear over leggings or jeans, with comfy trainers or boots they really go with anything!

Here are my top 6 sweater picks that you need right now for a cosy fall……

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1. Easy Knit Sweater Pattern

Make this gorgeous chunky knit sweater with a free and easy pattern from Bernat.

This pattern is perfect for beginners and is made with Bernat Roving yarn, which is soft, thick, and easy-to-use.

Skill Level – Easy


2. Cosy Oversized Pullover Pattern

Make a super cosy pullover with this free pattern from Lion Brand. 

This sweater has been made using Lion Brand Yarns – Wool-Ease Thick and Quick and Homespun.

Skill Level – Easy

Knit-Cozy-Collared-Pullover


3. Hooded Wrap Pattern

Make a hooded wrap for those autumn days with a free pattern from Mama in a Stitch.

This cosy wrap has been knit with Lion Brand Yarn Wool-Ease Thick & Quick.

 Lion Brand has also made this into a kit that you can find here.


4. Cowl Pullover Pattern

Make this oversized cowl pullover with a free pattern from Lion Brand. 

Made with Homespun Thick and Quick Stripes.

Skill Level – Easy

fall sweater


5. Chunky Knit Sweater Pattern

Make a chunky knit cosy sweater with this free pattern from Lion Brand. 

Made with Color Clouds Yarns this pullover looks perfect to wear in the fall.

Skill Level – Easy

Knit-Winter-Park-Pullover


6. Easy Slipover Tunic Pattern

Make a tunic that is easy to wear with this free pattern from Lion Brand. 

Made with Color Waves yarn this pullover looks like a good make for the fall weather.

knitted pullover vest


I hope these free patterns have given you some ideas, for new projects to start in fall.

I am currently working on designing and creating new patterns for A/W.

So far I have made a HUGE oversized cardigan, which is really slouchy and comfy to wear.

Happy making knitters!

I love a new project, almost as much as yarn shopping!

What projects are you currently working on?

Tell me in the comments below.

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