Some people associate handknit clothing with dowdy shawls and lumpy sweaters. That image couldn’t be further from the truth! There are plenty of trendy patterns you can knit to make to show off your sense of style. Use these trendy free knit patterns to update your wardrobe and show off your knitting skills.
Sweater dresses are trendy for fall and winter. You can knit a sweater dress that flatters your figure using your favorite color yarn. The Drop Stitch Dazzle Pattern (shown above) features a pretty draped style with a unique drop stitch texture. It looks chic paired with tights or leggings. You could also wear the sweater dress with skinny jeans and your favorite fall boots.
Color blocking is still big this fall. Knit a color blocked sweater using a free long sleeve sweater pattern. The Daisy Pullover puts a fun spin on the color blocking trend by adding a bright flower to the colorful sections. You can knit the sweater in a light yarn for spring or use a warm wool for winter. Choose red and winter white for your colors and your sweater will work for Christmas and beyond.
Lace collars and Peter Pan collars are on-trend this season. The sweet collars add feminine flair to your outfits whether you’re wearing a silk blouse or a simple t-shirt. Use the Blue Ribbon Collar Pattern to knit a lace collar quickly. You can customize the collar with colors to coordinate with your favorite tops.
There are plenty of other trendy knitting patterns to choose from. The free Calypso Capelet Pattern adds a stylish layer of warmth to your outfit while the Winter Sophistication Set keeps you warm in beautiful cables and fashionable winter neutrals. What are your favorite trends? With free knitting patterns you can find plenty of ways to customize your wardrobe to your sense of style.