Easy Top Knitting Patterns
Super Easy 3 Square Sweater
Easy sleeveless top knit in 3 pieces in garter stitch. Sizes Sizes Small, Medium, Large, X-Large. Rated easy by the designer. Bulky yarn. Designed by Gina Michele.
Easy sleeveless top knit in 2 identical pieces with an Art Deco inspired detail at the neckline in front and back in half fisherman’s rib. Sizes XS (S, M, L, XL, 2XL, 3XL, 4XL). Rated easy by the designer. DK yarn. Designed by Alexandra Tavel of Two of Wands. A kit is also available for less than $12.
Easy pullover knit in 2 identical pieces with an 8 row repeat body stitch, shaping only at neck, and no picking up stitches. Sizes Extra Small (Small, Medium, Large, Extra Large, 2X). Worsted yarn. Designed by Premier® Yarns.
Granite Tank Top
Easy top knit in 2 pieces with minimal shaping use a 4 row repeat granite stitch. It does recommend picking up stitches for an i-cord neckline and includes tutorial. Sport yarn. Designed by Handmade Mayara. Available in English, Spanish, and French.
Eyelet Sleeveless Top
Pullover knit flat in two rectangles in stockinette with easy eyelet rows. Designed by Jessica Reeves Potasz of Mama in a Stitch who says this sleeveless top is perfect for beginners. Sizes XS, S, M, L, XL, XXL. The web version is free and the printable pdf is available on Etsy.
Cap Sleeve Lattice Top
Purl Soho designed this tee top that has been rated very easy or easy by hundreds of Ravelrers and features a 4-row repeat lace yoke and stockinette body. Sizes adult small (34″), medium (36″), large (38″). Pictured project by mystique27
Easiest Classic Top
The designer Jessica Reeves Potasz of Mama in a Stitch says this sleeveless top is perfect for beginners since it is knit flat in two rectangles in beginner stitches like stockinette, garter stitch, and rib. In fact she says this is good first project. Sizes Womens X Small, Small, Medium & Large. The web version is free and the printable pdf is available on Etsy.
This sleeveless top was rated very easy by Ravelrers. Designed by Kim Hargreaves. Finished bust: 33-43”. Pictured project by marico
Summer Vacation Top
Jessica of Mama in a Stitch designed this easy sleeveless crop top with mesh yoke that’s a fast knit with two strands of yarn held together.
Cancun Boxy Lace Top
Erin Kate Archer’s lace-sampler top is knit in two simple rectangles from the bottom up and seamed. The designer says it is very suitable for beginners and it has an easy rating from knitters. Pictured project by miss-power
Any Time Top
Melissa Leapman designed this easy lacy short-sleeved top for Red Heart. Sizes Small, Medium, Large, 1X, 2X
Easy short-sleeved top pattern in an 8 row repeat from Bernat that knits up quickly in chunky yarn. In sizes from XS to 5XL.
Free knitting pattern for easy Pern Tee Top – Norah Gaughan’s easy short sleeved pullover sweater re-interprets the traditional fisherman’s gansey with easy slipped stitch rib, garter details, and a generous hem. XS, S, M, L, 1X, 2X