Sweater, skirts or vest patterns?

I need some beginner sweater, skirts, and vest patterns. I want to expand my knitting skills beyond blankets, scarves and wash cloths. Can anyone tell me where I can find some great patterns? Thanks!

Check knitty.com, elann.com, knittingpatterncentral.com and dailyknitter.com

Most if not all yarn companies have free downloads on their websites. Choose your favorite yarn brand and go to their website.