4 Cool Tops You Can Knit & Wear This Summer

by Craig on July 15, 2014

You don’t have to stop wearing your knits just because it’s summer! Tanks and tops in lighter weight yarns are perfect for days in the mountains or on the beach. For those cool nights and aggressively air-conditioned restaurants and theaters, an easy pullover is just the thing to throw on.

It’s not too late to make something new for this summer. You can knit up these 4 great-looking tops and wear them out in just a few weeks!

Dafne by Julie Hoover

Daphne by Julie Hoover Daphne’s a sleek tunic with a slipped rib stitch pattern that add to its flattering long silhouette. Make it in Blue Sky Alpacas Worsted Cotton for a soft feel and great summer colors.

Otherside by Melanie Berg

Otherside by Melanie Berg Otherside is made with fingering weight yarn knit at a loose, fluid gauge. It’s worked flat in one piece, then folded in half and seamed. Easy to knit on-the-go and easy to finish. Ito Gima 8.5 is a cotton yarn that gets softer with wear and comes in a range of beautiful colors – perfect for striping!

On the Beach by Isabell Kraemer

On the Beach by Isabell KraemerWith its bold stripes and easy fit, On the Beach is perfect for, well, wearing on the beach! It’s knit with a sport weight yarn at a larger than usual gauge. Modern Cotton would make a good choice and give you lots of fun bright colors to choose from!

Shellseeker by Heidi Kirrmaier

Shellseeker by Heidi KirrmaierShellseeker is an easy, comfortable pullover with a fun kangaroo pocket. Designer Heidi Kirrmaier used Spud & Chloe Sweater yarn, which is an excellent choice for comfort, easy care, and fantastic colors!

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