Patterns we love cotton sweater

Published on May 22nd, 2018 | by Merion


3 Sizzling Summer Tops

As our weather gets warmer, our knitting focus shifts to lightweight tops in natural fibres that will keep us cool! Wherever you are in the world, warm weather knits are a joy to wear and fun to make!

Tegna by Caitlin Hunter

Absolutely gorgeous! This easy to wear tee is fun to knit and has a wide scoop neck and gentle A-line shape which gives plenty of positive ease – always a good thing in the warm weather! Knit it in your favourite 4ply / fingering weight yarn – my suggestion here is Rowan Summerlite 4ply, a beautifully fine cotton that will drape beautifully and keep you deliciously cool. There are over 20 shades to choose from.

summer top

Ladies’ Sweater in Rico Cotton DK

Cotton knits are just perfect in hot weather – and I just love the three-quarter sleeves on this semi-sheer sweater from Rico. Rico Essentials Cotton DK comes in a whopping 60 shades, and 5-ball and 10-ball value packs too. Cotton is such and easycare fibre, such

cotton sweater

Gardis by Tibisay

This gorgeous yoked tee is a cool, empire line swing top with lots of positive ease, knitted in the utterly gorgeous BC Garn Tussah Tweed, which is a 3ply 100% silk yarn. Gardis is inspired by the Pale Mountains of the Italian Dolomites and knits from the top down in a fabulous 12 sizes from XXXS to XXL2.   Deliciously comfortable to wear!

Gardis, by Tibisay on the Loveknitting blog

Wild silk moths create the tussah silk that is used in BC Garn Tussah Tweed, a gorgeously slubby and textured 100% silk yarn that comes in 25 stunning shades.  Just look at the beautiful depth of colour in (from left to right below), TT05, TT20 and TT32!

Stunning 3ply BC Garn Tussah Tweed at

What do you love to knit for warm weather wear?


About the Author

Merion admits that her stash is wildly out of control, but has many projects in dream-form! She loves knitting, crochet, Shire horses, cake and garden swing-seats.

Last updated: May 22nd, 2018.

3 Responses to 3 Sizzling Summer Tops

  1. Rosemary says:

    I’ve tried to down load a pattern and it says can’t open.

  2. Elizabeth says:

    That happened to me from another site. After much pain and questioning I eventually sent it to myself via email. That seemed to do the trick…on that occasion anyway.

    I know it can be really frustrating.

    Good luck.

  3. Elizabeth says:

    Or try sending it to yourself in a text.

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