Facile Sweater

(1 customer review)


Drop shoulder sweater with a flattering fit

I called this sweater “Facile” (it means “easy, effortless” in French) because the construction of this sweater is very simple.

But the stitch patterns are arranged in such a way, that creates a lovely shaping and makes the sweater flow around your body.

Without much effort, you create a flattering silhouette that is also very comfortable to wear. This pattern is perfect for a “first sweater” project. It is easy to follow and is supported by five video tutorials that demonstrate the techniques used to make this project.

The pattern provides instructions for 8 sizes:

five regular sizes – to fit bust 88 (92, 96, 100, 104) cm / 34.5 (36.25, 37.75, 39.25, 41)”,

and three slim sizes – to fit bust 76 (80, 84) cm / 30 (31.5, 33)”.

To help you navigate through the pattern, I made separate pdf files for each group of sizes (regular and slim).

Use any yarn that has a nice draping (bamboo, modal, rayon, silk) in DK weight (digit 3 on the yarn label) + 5 mm (US size 8) knitting needles. The sweater in the photo is knit with Knitca Bamboo yarn in Lotus colour.

You will need:

around 950 (980, 1030, 1080, 1130) m / 1040 (1080, 1130, 1190, 1240) yds of yarn for regular sizes,

around 820 (870, 910) m / 900 (950, 1000) yds for slim sizes,

Happy knitting 🙂


P.S. This is a digital download. Once you purchase the pattern, you will receive a unique link to download the pattern in the PDF format. The link will expire after 30 days from the time of purchase, so please make sure to download and save your copy of the pattern before the link expires.

Patterns are for individual use only. When you purchase this pattern, you agree to use it only for non-commercial needs. You may not distribute or sell electronic or paper copies of this pattern. Thank you.

Facile Sweater Knitting Pattern | 10 rows a day
Facile Sweater Knitting Pattern | 10 rows a day
Facile Sweater Knitting Pattern | 10 rows a day

1 review for Facile Sweater

  1. Nancy C.

    Finished my first sweater! Love this simple pattern. It was not difficult and all the tips were very helpful! I am fairly new knitter and I got the courage to do this sweater. I am glad I did! It truly has been a labor of love for me. Can’t wait to do the next one. Thank you Maryna 😀

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