Rosa Pullover | Free Knitting Pattern

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Rosa is a generous fitting pullover featuring a simple ribbed pattern down the front with a scoop neck and ribbed sleeves for a snug fit. This idea first came to me when I seen the beautiful skeins of yarn. I wanted a design that would really show off my true style but was also minimal enough to allow the beauty of the yarn to shine thorugh. - Andrea

Biscotte Yarns - DK Pure 238m / 260yds / 90% superwash merino and 10% silk. Sample is knit in colorway Limited Edition #1300. 4 (4, 5, 5, 5, 6, 6, 7, 7) skeins.

This limited edition color (which is no longer available) is very close to the Louise Robert Design Collection color EPIC 😉.


  • Main Fabric - 4.5mm (US#7) circular needles of at least 75 cm (30”) and preferred needles for small circumference knitting (or size needed to obtain gauge)
  • Ribbing – 4mm (US#6) circular needles of at least 75 cm (30”) and preferred needles for small circumference knitting
  • Sleeve Cuff – preferred 3.5mm (US#4) for small circumference knitting

Tapestry needle, stitch holder or yarn of contrasting color, stitch markers

GAUGE | 22 sts & 28 rows = 4"; 10 cm in Stockinette Stitch.

SIZES: 34 (36, 38, 40, 43, 45, 48, 52, 55) / Finished bust circumference – 40 (42.5, 44.5, 46.5, 49, 50.75, 53, 57, 60) inches

This sweater is knit top down with a drop shoulder construction meant to be worn with 6 – 8 inches of positive ease. The sample is knit in size 34 with a positive ease of 8 inches. The whole sleeve is knit in 2x2 ribbing without any decreases just a change in needle size at the last inch of the sleeve for a snug fit.

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2021-09-28: correction to the Right Back section

Customer Reviews

Based on 53 reviews
Vicki S
Simply beautiful

The styling of this pullover is modern and uncluttered, a perfect addition to my fall wardrobe.

Rosa Pullover

I really like this pattern. The construction of the shoulders/neck is really nice, and it is a fun knit. The neckline construction is tricky, but after that, it is smooth sailing.

Elizabeth Christeller
Rosa pullover

Nice pattern. Mistake near the beginning.

Nice, but with errors

Nice pattern, but crucial errors in instruction at beginning. Both, for right back and joining front pieces. Corrected in my ravelry-project

Giorgia Rocchetti
Rosa Pullover

I,ve not yet started the project . But it look great!