Posted on 17-3-2022 by Janita van Rijnsbergen
Think knitting and crocheting is just for grannies? Think again! Just look at TikTok and Instagram to see how many young people are wielding knitting needles or crochet hooks to make gorgeous items. And to top it all, crocheting or knitting your own clothes is hot! Unique clothing that is fully tailored to your own body, in exactly the right color, with all the details just as you want them to be. Are you looking for some great free crochet and knitting patterns for trendy clothes that any young woman would want in their wardrobe? Then read on as we highlight 8 fab designs from Drops for you to consider.
1. Candy Stripes Sweater - DROPS Brushed Alpaca Silk
Isn’t this a treat? You are sure to stand out in this knitted sweater with candy-colored stripes. And if pastel shades are more your thing? Then go for those instead. The sweater is worked bottom up on a circular knitting needle. The free pattern in sizes XS to XXL can be found on the Garnstudio website.
2. Violet Meadow Sweater – DROPS Kid Silk
Want to add some color to your wardrobe? Go for lilac! Isn’t this shade just lovely? It suits practically everyone and is easy to coordinate. Wear it with a summery pair of white shorts, under a camel-colored coat, or spice it up with some greens and reds. The free knitting pattern from Drops for this trendy, slightly cropped sweater with short puff sleeves is just waiting for you. It is worked from bottom to top with Drops Kid-Silk in color ‘Lavender’ on 4- and 5-mm circular knitting needles. The pattern in sizes S to XXXL can be found here.
3. Heart on Fire Crop Top – DROPS Safran
Hot summer trend: the crop top. These short tops can be worn in all sorts of ways. Sporty, casual, and even classy when paired with high-waisted dress pants or a maxi skirt. With this free Heart on Fire Crop Top pattern and the cotton yarn, Drops Safran, you can knit a superb crop top with a lace pattern and V neck. The pattern has instructions for sizes XS to XXL.
4. Beach Ballet Crop Top – DROPS Belle
If crochet is more your thing, then make this cute Beach Ballet crop top from Drops. A youthful, whimsical design with a wrap-around front and fan pattern around the edges. The top is crocheted with a 4-mm hook and worked top down. The crochet pattern is available for free in sizes S to XXL.
5. Strawberry Summer Top – Drops Safran
We think this design is right on the money! The Strawberry Summer Top from Drops. The vertical ribbing creates a gorgeous silhouette, and the use of Drops Safran, a cotton yarn, ensures that this summer top is comfy and cool to wear. Find the free pattern via the Garnstudio website and knit your new summer favorite in the color that best suits you. Available in sizes S to XXXL.
6. Block Party Top – Drops Safran
Oversized clothing is a fashion trend that shows no signs of leaving, hooray! Who doesn’t love a supremely comfortable outfit that is also hip and happening? With this free knitting pattern from Garnstudio, you can knit the oversized summer top of your dreams, featuring a V neck and back and lovely, thick, colored stripes. By holding a strand of off-white Drops Safran together with a strand of colored yarn, you give the stripes this gorgeous, stonewashed, marled effect. The free pattern from Drops Garnstudio is available in sizes S to XXXL.
7. Open Country Dress – Drops Cotton Merino
Perfect for the beach or a summer trip: this crocheted dress with a lace pattern. It not only looks great but also gets top marks for wearing comfort. That’s because you crochet this dress with Drops Cotton Merino, a blend of the finest merino wool and the softest, high-quality cotton. Find the free pattern on Drops Garnstudio in sizes S to XXXL.
8. Verona Dress – Drops Paris
All the colors you love in a single garment. Yes, you can with the free Verona Dress knitting pattern from Drops. It features short raglan sleeves, side vents, and lots and lots of colored stripes. Colors that you can fully customize to suit your tastes, as the cotton yarn, Drops Paris, comes in over 40 different shades! The dress is worked from top to bottom on a 5-mm circular knitting needle.
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