In the hot summer months, it can be hard to stay cool. If you live in an area where it can be miserable just going outside, a bralette may be what you need. There are all types of bralette designs and styles. If you enjoy knitting and want to work on a quick project, give these knitted bralette patterns a try.
Below are 21 wonderful bralette knitting patterns. We have included everything from intimate apparel to everyday wear.
1. Knit Bralette Pattern by PuonSweater
Get outside and enjoy a nice hot summer day in this flirty bralette. The bralette knitting pattern is for beginners and advanced knitters alike.
To make this bralette you will need 1 skein of cotton or linen yarn. The top edge of the top is knitted with an elastic band for beauty and elasticity. 3 length sizes are included: small 8.3 inches (21 cm), medium 9 inches (23 cm), and large 9.5 inches (25 cm).
2. Get it Girl Bralette Knitting Pattern by girlyknits
Knit this feminine bralette with a knitting machine or by hand. It is an easy pattern that is ideal for beginners.
This bralette knitting pattern has step-by-step instructions and photos. There is also a video tutorial. You can knit the top right alongside the designer. Aside from seaming, you can make this bra top 100% on the machine.
3. Patons Trinity Bellwoods Free Bralette Knitting Pattern from Yarnspirations
Stay cool in this alluring knit bralette. It features a twisted rib band and I-cord straps.
The free bralette knitting pattern is worked flat and in the round. It was designed for intermediate level knitters. You will need US 3 (3.25 mm) circular knitting needles, US 6 (4 mm) circular knitting needles, US 2.5 (3 mm) double pointed knitting needles, a stitch marker, a yarn needle, and yarn.
4. Leyla Scrunchie & Bralette Knitting Pattern by knitwearbyjoan
This bralette is perfect for loungewear or beachwear. It would look cute with jeans, shirts, or bikini bottoms.
It is an intermediate level bralette knitting pattern. The top is worked from the bottom up in the round. You can either make the bralette with a basic ribbed band or an elastic ribbed band. The bralette is later separated for the front and back, and the bra cups are worked individually.
5. Bralette Knit Crop Top Pattern WoolenBrand
This knit bralette is perfect for the summertime. It pairs well with a high waisted, long skirt or some cute high waisted jeans. It is very versatile and can be worn under a jacket, cardigan, coat, or shirt.
To make this bralette knitting pattern you only need to know basic stitches. It uses knit, purl, cast on, bind off, knit two stitches together, and slip slip knit. The pattern includes sizes XXS, XS-S, M–L, XL-2XL, and 3XL-4XL.
6. Devil Wears BraDa Chunky Knit Bralette Pattern by BrendaMadeThis
The Devil Wears Bra-Da is a stylish textured bralette. An intermediate knitter could make one is a fraction of a day.
The pattern is written in English only. Even though it is an intermediate level pattern, it could be completed by a confident beginner. The pattern includes 6 sizes from a 28-30 inch (71.12-76.2 cm) chest to a 48-50 inch (121.92-127 cm) chest.
7. Braberrylette Knitting Pattern by KTSKnit
Whip this bralette knitting pattern up in no time at all. The little strawberries make this an adorable bralette to wear at home or at the beach.
The required skills include cable cast on method, knitting in the round, stockinette stitch, left and right leaning decreases, I-Cord, duplicate stitch, and mattress seam. Sizes range from XS-4XL.
8. Simple Knit Bralette Tutorial
Make this simple bralette using the free bralette knitting pattern tutorial by Handmade by Aura. It is a basic top that you can wear for everyday occasions.
Since there are no written instructions, we would recommend this pattern for an advanced knitter. The video shows you the steps, however, the video is fast and it can be hard for beginners to keep up with.
9. Basic Knitted Bralette Pattern by PatternsKnitShop
If you have a hard time getting a bralette over your head or are just looking for a button down top, this one is super cute. It would look adorable with a pair of jeans or shorts.
The bralette is a seamless top knitted from the bottom up in one piece. You will need 5.5 mm circular needles, scissors, stitch markers, a tapestry needle, buttons, and 100% cotton yarn.
10. Brioche Knitted Bralette Pattern by KnittheStars
This bralette knitting pattern was designed to be completely size adjustable. It has no upper or lower measurement limits. The pattern will guide you through a series of calculations based on your unique gauge, measurements, and desired length.
A sizing chart is also included as a guideline with average measurements and yardage estimates for women’s sizes XS-5XL. The top is knit in the round using one and two colour brioche patterns. The straps are double-knitted in rows.
11. Free Bralette Knitting Pattern by Handmade by Aura
Here is a free bralette knitting pattern. It is a video tutorial that walks you through the basic steps.
The pattern uses yarn 50 g x 2, 2.5 mm knitting needles, a stitch marker, scissors, a yarn needle, and a stitch holder. Once you have the bralette knitted you will need to sew the straps to the band.
12. Rainbow Bralette Knitting Pattern by TheRealKnittyKitty
Stand out in a crowd with this adorable rainbow inspired bralette. Great as a bikini top, bra, sleepwear, or intimate.
To make this top your will need to know stockinette stitch, fair isle, increasing, decreasing, and how to read a chart. It is available in adult sizes XS to XL.
13. Knitted Bralette Pattern by BaxKnitsByLaura
You can knit this bralette in one colour or mix and match. The choice is yours. It is a beginner-friendly pattern that only requires between 30–60 grams of yarn. So, it is a great pattern for using up your left overs.
You can knit this with either DK (lightweight 3) yarn or fingering weight yarn. If you are using fingering weight yarn, you will only need 2 mm needles. It includes sizes XS-XL.
14. Chunky Game Knit Bralette by KarasKnitEng
Here is a classy, cool, bralette top. It is the perfect knit for hanging out at the beach or the park. The top has a scoop-neck and a cropped fit.
The pattern includes sizes XXS-5X. To make the top you will need yarn and 12 mm circular needles.
15. Womens Summer Bralette Knitting Pattern by WoolenBrand
With these knitted socks, you can keep warm and stay stylish. These socks are knitted cuff down.
This is an intermediate level knitting pattern. You will need to know knit, purl, cast on, bind off, edge (st), make one right, make one left, yarn over, and knit two together. Included are sizes XS–S, M, L, and XL.
16. Simple Bralette and Crop Top
Here is a super simple, seed stitch bralette pattern. And the best part about it is, it is free. You can knit this top using any yarn, any needles, and your own measurements.
17. The Ooh La La Bralette Knitting Pattern by FiberandFernDesigns
Are you looking for a bralette that is cute and feminine? Take a look at this fun, lacey, ribbed bralette knitting pattern. You can use the pattern to make a bralette or make a cropped tank top.
The pattern calls for 2.5 mm needles (US Size 1.5) and sock weight yarn. The sizes included for bust are XS, S, M, L, XL, 2XL, 3XL, 4XL, and 5XL.
18. Retro Striped Tank Pattern by SaraKnitsCo
Bring the 70s back with this retro bralette pattern. It is a super quick knit. There are endless colour variations possible. Have fun and make it your own.
This is a beginner-friendly bralette knitting pattern. You will need to know stockinette stitch, working flat, working in the round, and decreasing. You will need 5 mm circular knitting needles, 4 medium weight yarn, and a tapestry needle. This pattern includes 8 sizes.
19. How to Knit a Bra Top Video Knitting Tutorial and Free Pattern
Are you interested in a free bralette knitting pattern? This one is perfect for lounging around the house or going to the park.
The free pattern includes both written instructions and a video tutorial. The design is simple and straightforward. And the bottom ribbing portion is totally customizable to suit your needs.
20. Basic Bralette Knitting Pattern by SaraKnitsCo
Here is a basic, simple, and comfy lazy day bralette. Once you make one you will want to make more in different colours.
The pattern is perfect for beginners that know stockinette stitch, working flat, working in the round, and decreasing. This pattern includes 8 sizes.
21. DIY Knit Bralette Pattern by RosehipLaneKnit
Are you looking for a basic bralette? This one is simple but sweet. It would make a great lightweight summer top you can wear for years.
This pattern uses 100% cotton yarn, yarn weight is #3. It is an easy knitting pattern. However, advanced beginner knitting skills are required. The pattern includes instructions for women’s sizes XS, S, and M.
WE HOPE THESE KNITTED BRALETTE PATTERNS HAVE INSPIRED YOU TO PULL OUT YOUR NEEDLES AND GET KNITTING.
If you are looking to add some new style to your wardrobe or are just looking for a way to keep cool, try your hand at a knitted bralette pattern.
Also do check out our collection of cardigan patterns for your next knitting project.