25 Fall Sweaters To Knit (Simple + Cute)


In this post, you will see a roundup of 25 fall sweaters to knit that are simple and cute, perfect for sweater weather.

Making your own cozy fall sweaters may not always be the cheapest way of getting a new sweater, but it can give you all the fall feels.

Getting cozy with your knitting project, while drinking coffee and watching movies is the perfect way to spend an autumnal afternoon.

Plus a cute sweater can be a versatile item to add to your fall wardrobe. You can wear it with pants, skirts, with a jacket or without a jacket.

25 fall sweaters to knit

Knitting Your Own Cozy Sweater

Everyone has a collection of their favorite sweaters for the colder months.

From oversized knits to more fitted pieces, there are knits for everyone’s taste and style.

Making your own cozy, comfortable sweater is a really great way to show off your knitting skills too!

Sometimes it can be hard to find the type of sweater you want to wear when looking around the shops.

With a specific style in mind, making your own sweater can give you many possibilities. 

From experimenting with different yarns to adapting the size and fit. 

You can play around with the sleeves, the collar, the neckline, and the hem. 

chunky knit fall sweater with coffee cup
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Choosing Your Yarn

From knitting your chosen sweater in super bulky yarn or in worsted weight yarn – it’s totally up to you!

You might enjoy lightweight fabrics that are perfect for a layering piece. 

If you want to learn more about different types of yarn, take a look at this post – Yarn Weight Guide {+ Conversion Chart}

There is a handy yarn weights chart in the post that can tell you the weight, name, and recommended needle/hook size.

mustard sweater being knit on circular knitting needles

Fall Sweaters For Women

The knitting patterns featured in this round-up are all amazing with lots of different styles to choose from. 

Making a hand-knit sweater means that it will last a long time and give you as a maker both new skills and a sense of accomplishment.

From long oversized baggy sweaters, color blocks, stripes, cables, and fair isle.

knitted sweater and coffee cup flatlay

Size and Fit

All of the sweaters chosen in the round-up have a range of sizes.

They also feature various stitch patterns and techniques.

From beginner, intermediate and advanced there is something for every skill level.

For more sweater inspiration, take a look at these posts here;

fall sweaters to knit including cable designs

Knitting Lessons

If you are a beginner knitter, you can take a look at these knitting Lessons here – Knitting Lessons (With Video Tutorials) – Handy Little Me

With tons of information for you that will help you get started.

From learning how to cast on and off, knitting garter stitch, stockinette stitch, and purling.

All of the knitting basics are covered with blog posts and video tutorials. 

Take a look through the list and choose your next WIP!

25 Fall Sweaters To Knit

There is nothing quite like a hand-knit sweater that you have made yourself.

From choosing the pattern that suits you the most to select your yarn, the whole process is extremely special and unique to you. 

They are comfy, cozy, and really, really versatile.

Check out these amazing fall sweater patterns and choose your next WIP!

*There is a mix of free and paid patterns in the list*

For more sweater inspiration – follow my knitted sweater board on Pinterest.

Which sweater is going to be your next project?

Let me know in the comments below.

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  1. Is there an existing link for the Bomber Cardi pattern? The link provided does not work. I’d really love to make one!

    1. Hello Ava,
      I replaced the link, the website where the pattern was originally now links to a kit for the cardigan instead of just the pattern.

    1. Hello Pat,
      I hope you find some sweaters you want to make!
      Happy knitting πŸ™‚

  2. Do you have the knitting pattern for the Contrast Sweater? The link above doesn’t work.

    Thank you.

  3. Hi ! thank you for all of your articles πŸ™‚
    could you tell me what is the pattern of the sweater we can see on the pinterest’s image that linked to this webpage please ? it s a green cable sweater and I fall in love with but it s impossible to find it πŸ™ thank you !

    1. Hello Audrenn,
      If that pattern is not in the article it may no longer be available, sometimes these things happen over time.
      Sorry about that,