Rain Chain Knit Sweater [FREE Knitting Pattern]

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Craft this classy Rain Chain Knit Sweater for your everyday ensemble. This will be a timeless addition to your wardrobe that you can wear for many seasons to come. The rain chain knit pattern gives it a unique and elegant touch, making it a standout piece in any outfit.

Whether you wear it to work or for a night out, you’ll feel comfortable and stylish in this sweater. The versatile design means you can dress it up with trousers and heels or keep it casual with jeans and sneakers.

You can get the pattern for this classy sweater from the Garn Studio website.

Rain Chain Knit Sweater – A Classy And Comfy Sweater

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This free knitting pattern is ideal for Level 4 - Intermediate Level Knitters

Another beautiful creation from the Garn Studio design team. This sweater is worked bottom up with English rib, open garter stitch, and split into the sides.

The project is perfect for intermediate-skilled knitters to work on.

Moreover, the sizes of this sweater are, small, medium, large, Xl, XXL, and XXL. The finished chest measures about 38 1/2″-41 3/4″-43 3/8″-48″-51 1/4″-55 3/4 inches, and the full-length measures about 21 1/4″-22″-22 3/4″-23 5/8″-24 3/8″-25 1/4 inches.

That’s approximately 98-106-110-122-130-142 cm, and   54-56-58-60-62-64 cm if you prefer you use metric measurements.

To make this pattern you will need the DROPS WishYarn. It is a gorgeous and luxuriously soft super bulky weight yarn made from 50% Alpaca, 33% Cotton, and 17% Wool fibers. It’s the perfect yarn for Garments, Accessories, and home projects.

Furthermore, you will need a US size 13 Circular knitting needle. That’s about 9 mm if you prefer to use the metric system


You will be using the YO or open yarnover increase when you make this project. The open yarnover increase is an increase technique commonly used on lace patterns. It is a standalone, vertical increase, meaning it neither leans to the left nor to the right.

If you’re not familiar with the open yarnover increase and would like to learn how to do it, we have a fully illustrated, step-by-step tutorial for it you’ll surely find helpful. You can find this tutorial here: Learn the Open Yarnover Increase (YO).

You can use the simpler long-tail cast-on method instead of the provisional cast-on. The long-tail cast-on is probably the most popular of all the cast-on methods. It is suitable for many types of knitting projects.

We have an illustrated tutorial for the long-tail cast-on if you want to learn it. You can find this tutorial here: Learn How to Do A Long-Tail Cast on.

Download Pattern

You can download the FREE knitting pattern for this piece here: Rain Chain Knit Sweater pattern

In addition, you can purchase the recommended yarn through this link here: DROPS WishYarn

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