The calendar says spring has officially arrived, but your local weather may not quite match up. We are ready for lightweight layers and quick projects to grab and go; are you? Today we share the latest designs published by the major publications and independent designers.
Sweaters for Spring
The Weddell Top, in knit.wear Spring/Summer 2018, features a repetitive stitch pattern in Serena. Paula Pereira’s top-down raglan top is inspired by the rugged and beautiful seascape. Shown here in #S2437 Pearl and #S2246 Oyster.As seen on the cover of the new Twist Collective, Susanna IC's Inachis Sweater features interestingly textured lace combined with a few cables. This tunic is worked from the top down using simple raglan construction, allowing for easy customization in the overall length. Four to eight skeins of Serena are required, depending on size. Shown here in S2441 Sapphire.Yekaterina Burmatnova's stunning pullover is included in Vogue Knitting, Late Winter 2018. The cropped, drop-shoulder turtleneck is worked in a combination of k2, p2 ribbing and two-color brioche rib in Manos del Uruguay's Gloria.
The latest issue of Knitty.com includes Charmayne by Emily Wood. Beads are optional on this asymmetrical triangle shaped shawl which calls for one skein of Fino. 402 Inkwell is the color shown here.The Surf's Up Mobius, by Gwen Bortner, is a twist on lace knitting: it’s knit holding three strands of Marina together to create a reversible, textured cowl that is lightweight yet warm. Pictured here in the N7338 Denim colorway. The textured, casual Torque Hat, by karinsknit designs, is available in slouch and beanie styles suitable for any road nomad. This pattern is part of Spring Interweave Knits and the yarn shown here is A2540 Kohl Alegria.Which projects are you casting on to carry you through the season? Connect with us on your favorite social platform: Facebook, Ravelry, and Instagram.