Pattern Roundup: New Summer Sweaters!

There have been so many amazing new sweater and top designs released this summer. I thought it would be fun to take a tour through some of our favorites. Click the photos to go to the Ravelry page for each design. 

We'll start with some knit now, wear now tops that are perfect for summer:

Dockside by Andrea Sanchez is knit in Vera, a sport-DK weight silk and linen blend. It's shown here in colorway Gravity.

 Dockside by Andrea Sanchez

Dockside by Andrea Sanchez

Santa Cruz Cami by Stephannie Tallent is another great summer tank knit in Vera . We'll be taking a closer at this design on the blog in the very near future. 

 Santa Cruz Cami by Stephannie Tallent

Santa Cruz Cami by Stephannie Tallent

Mazy by Janet Brani is a perfect summer overlay. Crocheted in Ava, this adorable top can be worn over tanks to add a layer of cute with out adding a layer of heat. 

 Mazy by Janet Brani

Mazy by Janet Brani

Speaking of adorable, how cute is this?! Shortbread Cookie by Mona Zillah. You can knit up your own cuteness using Cricket, our super soft, DK weight, merino, cashmere, and nylon yarn. 

 Shortbread Cookie by Mona Zillah

Shortbread Cookie by Mona Zillah

Up next, Dear Prudence by Afifa, knit in Ava. Bright yarn and lacy sleeves make this a totally wearable summer top. 

 Dear Prudence by Afifa

Dear Prudence by Afifa

Violet's Wonderful Life by Laura Patterson, also knit in Ava, was featured in The National Needlearts Association Fashion Show this summer. 

 Violet's Wonderful Life by Laura Patterson

Violet's Wonderful Life by Laura Patterson

Back to Vera, Flamingo Pink Tee by Andrea Sanchez is reminiscent of her Dockside top and sized for little ones. You'll find this in the June 2016 issue of I Like Knitting.

 Flamingo Pink Tee by Andrea Sanchez

Flamingo Pink Tee by Andrea Sanchez

Vaara by Sachiko Burgin and published in Pom Pom Quarterly has been so popular this summer. Knit in Vera this casual top wears cool and pairs with jeans, flowing skirts, and shorts of all varieties. 

 Vaara by Sachiko Burgin

Vaara by Sachiko Burgin

Like I said, it's been a great summer for sweaters! What's on your needles? Tell us all about it in the comments below.

On our next Patter Roundup we'll take a look at sweaters to knit now and wear this Fall and Winter. There are a ton of great sweaters for men, women, and children so get ready to expand your queues!