Sweater Design
KNITWARE SWEATERS allows you to design a
knitting or crochet pattern for a sweater, otherwise
known as: jumper, pullover, cardigan, top, vest or
jacket.   The sweater can be hand knit, machine knit,
or crocheted in any size.  The program offers a
variety of shapes, styles, and lengths for the body,
neckline, and sleeve.
Sweaters Sizing includes:
  • Measurement data for 35 standard sizes:
  • Babies newborn, 6 month, 12 month
  • Children's age 2 -14 (chest 20" - 32")
  • Women's size 30" - 56" bust
  • Men's size 32" - 52" chest
  • The ability to add custom measurements for sizes of your own.
Sweater Styles include:
  • Construction method: flat bottom-up, circular bottom-up, circular top-down  (circular
    methods are available only for hand knit and crochet; not machine knit)
  • Body style: pullover or cardigan
  • Body shape: straight, fitted waist, A-line
  • Body length: cropped, waist, above hips, at hips, thigh, above knee, knee, calf, ankle.
  • Shoulder style: drop (T-square), modified drop, raglan, set-in (classic, gathered or
    pleated cap), saddle or round yoke.
  • Sleeve style: narrow taper, moderate taper, lantern (kimono), modified lantern,
    bishops, bell or dolman.
  • Sleeve length: full, three-quarter, half, short, cap or sleeveless
  • Front Neckline: flat shallow, round, high round, V, scoop, keyhole, ballet, square or
  • Back Neckline: backless, plus styles as for front neckline (except keyhole).
  • Collar: single band, doubled band, rolled edge, shirt, funnel, cowl, shawl or turtleneck
  • Hood: simple or shaped
  • Cardigan band options: vertical rib, horizontal rib, moss stitch, garter stitch, picot.
  • Body and sleeve hem options: ribbing, folded, frill, moss stitch, garter stitch,
    crochet, none.
  • Variable amount of garment ease, from form-fitting (very tight) to oversized
    (big and baggy)
To print the list, right-click inside the scroll box and select Print
here for a printable version.
See Free Patterns for samples of patterns
created by the SWEATERS program.
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