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Feb 16, 2013 23:50:48   #
kjenter
 
I have done the baby sweater and have reduced it down to doll size, I have looked for either a free pattern or one to buy pattern to knit the sweater of the knit from the neck down, no seam, raglan sleeve sweater. I have seen the site where it is all charted out, in many sizes, yarns, etc, but that is too much for me to figure out, does any know of a free pattern or one to buy for this sweater? I want to make one for my mom, prefer to do in sport/baby weight 3 ply yarn, size will be small 8-10 woman. thanks for any help
Karen
Michigan
 
Feb 17, 2013 00:04:57   #
historiclady
 
Google "Pure and Simple" top down patterns. I bought the child size and it knit up beautifully.
Feb 17, 2013 00:09:37   #
Lannie
 
Try Cabin Fever... They sell AWESOME, easy, top down patterns
Feb 17, 2013 00:13:18   #
historiclady
 
Just saw this : Valley Yarns 356 Window Top-Down Pullover
Give it a Google. Done with DK wt.
Feb 17, 2013 00:13:19   #
historiclady
 
Just saw this : Valley Yarns 356 Window Top-Down Pullover
Give it a Google. Done with DK wt.
Feb 17, 2013 00:32:17   #
Stablebummom (a regular here)
 
I know there is one on Lion Brand Yarn site but I can't find my copy now. Perhaps try there?
 
Feb 17, 2013 00:38:36   #
peachy51
 
Does it have to be top down and raglan sleeves?

I have made two of the Kate Davies Owls sweaters and they are super easy and super fast to make. They are seamless and bottom up. And they have been super popular!

http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/owls-2
Feb 17, 2013 04:16:14   #
Jessica-Jean (a regular here)
 
Incredible Custom-Fit Raglan
"The incredible, custom-fit raglan is a sweater knit from the neck down in a single piece on circular needles, and it can be made to fit any size from infant to adult. It can be easily adapted to become a cardigan, crew-neck or V-neck. It can be made in any weight of yarn, using any stitch or color pattern that you desire."
http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/incredible-custom-fit-raglan
The pattern page itself is plain-Jane; it was posted online before high-speed and ease of posting photos. It works according to the measurements you begin with. It may say infant as smallest, but I'm pretty sure it'd work for a doll too.

Then there are the pattern generators:

http://www.knittingfool.com/pages/topdown.guest.cfm

http://www.thedietdiary.com/knittingfiend/index.html

All for free.
Feb 17, 2013 07:16:26   #
sbel3555
 
You did not specify if you want crew neck, boat neck, pullover or cardigan.
There are tons on Ravelry.com.
in search box type in topdown, raglan sleeve. Some free. some not free.
Feb 17, 2013 08:05:27   #
wjeanc (a regular here)
 
Thanks Jessica Jean - you are so helpful and I for one really appreciate you sharing your expertise.
Feb 17, 2013 08:53:19   #
lwilds
 
wjeanc wrote:
Thanks Jessica Jean - you are so helpful and I for one really appreciate you sharing your expertise.


Me too!
 
Feb 17, 2013 09:04:35   #
Flossie-1
 
Thank you ever so much for this post!!! I have been knitting for many years and had no idea such websites existed!!! How great to have such helpful info. LOVE IT!!!
Feb 17, 2013 10:19:03   #
NRoberts (a regular here)
 
I have a raglan sweater wheel that lets you create any size sweater in raglan using any type of yarn. I'll pull it out later today and see if I can help you. My guess is a free pattern exists somewhere on Ravelry, or Lionbrand or Patton and if you can figure out how to search it, it's there.

kjenter wrote:
I have done the baby sweater and have reduced it down to doll size, I have looked for either a free pattern or one to buy pattern to knit the sweater of the knit from the neck down, no seam, raglan sleeve sweater. I have seen the site where it is all charted out, in many sizes, yarns, etc, but that is too much for me to figure out, does any know of a free pattern or one to buy for this sweater? I want to make one for my mom, prefer to do in sport/baby weight 3 ply yarn, size will be small 8-10 woman. thanks for any help
Karen
Michigan
I have done the baby sweater and have reduced it d... (show quote)
Feb 17, 2013 10:23:09   #
NRoberts (a regular here)
 
Didn't read the other replies above. Great sources.

NRoberts wrote:
I have a raglan sweater wheel that lets you create any size sweater in raglan using any type of yarn. I'll pull it out later today and see if I can help you. My guess is a free pattern exists somewhere on Ravelry, or Lionbrand or Patton and if you can figure out how to search it, it's there.

kjenter wrote:
I have done the baby sweater and have reduced it down to doll size, I have looked for either a free pattern or one to buy pattern to knit the sweater of the knit from the neck down, no seam, raglan sleeve sweater. I have seen the site where it is all charted out, in many sizes, yarns, etc, but that is too much for me to figure out, does any know of a free pattern or one to buy for this sweater? I want to make one for my mom, prefer to do in sport/baby weight 3 ply yarn, size will be small 8-10 woman. thanks for any help
Karen
Michigan
I have done the baby sweater and have reduced it d... (show quote)
I have a raglan sweater wheel that lets you create... (show quote)
Feb 17, 2013 11:14:16   #
florence56
 
Try very pink. Com she has a top down pattern and tutorials to show you how to knit it
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