Knitted Plant Sweaters

Embrace your green thumb with a touch of warmth and style by adorning your beloved plants with cozy covers. These unique plant sweaters, carefully hand-knitted with love and care, provide a snug and fashionable layer of protection for your leafy companions. Crafted from soft and breathable yarn, these plant covers not only shield your plants from harsh weather conditions but also add a charming aesthetic to your indoor or outdoor space.


(4) US 9/5.5 mm double-pointed needles

any worsted weight yarn, yardage depends on size of pot

Darning Needle



7.5 sts x 14 rows = 2"

swatch flat in pattern (see below for abbreviations):

Row 1: knit all

Row 2: *K1, SL1K*

Row 3: knit all

Row 4: *SL1K, K1*


K = Knit

P = Purl

*...* = repeat pattern between the two "*"

SL1P = slip one stitch purlwise

K2TOG = knit two stitches together

SL1K = slip one stitch knitwise


*this pattern is written for my larger candle/pot which is from Wal-mart, however it is very customizable, just take a few measurements and use your gauge swatch as a guide

Cast-on 48 stitches (or a multiple of 2)

Row 1: knit all

Row 2: *P1, SL1P*

Row 3: knit all

Row 4: *SL1P, P1*

Repeat Rows 1-4 until work is the same length as the pot (in my case, this was about 3.5 inches)

You can stop here, or you can do the decreases so that there is a bottom.


Row 1: purl all

Row 2: knit all

Row 3: *K2, K2TOG*

Row 4: knit all

Row5: *K1, K2TOG*

Row 6: knit all

Row 7: *K2TOG*

Row 8: knit all

Cut the string and pull through remaining stitches. Weave in ends.

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