Tops

Discover easy knit ponchos, knit tees and tank patterns.


Strawberry Wine Top

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We can’t resist this top and its blushing hues of strawberry wine. Its small cap sleeves are designed to drape and flutter as you move, while the bodice is simply constructed, works up quickly, and showcases the oyster stitch. Enjoy the way its bulky cotton yarn allows for a beautiful fit for a relaxing summer evening.

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Romantic Vineyard Top

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Inspired by popular styles, this design revamps the contemporary t-shirt by adding ribbed trim and a gorgeous lace panel in the back, while its luxurious fawn color incorporates the warmth of the season for a truly romantic top.

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Ivory Roses Tank

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This ivory colored tank is almost too elegant for words. The cabled edging perfectly complements the timeless simplicity of the bodice. Combine this with a flowing skirt and fun beach hat for the perfect summer outfit.

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Caribbean Waves Tank Top

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The electric blue of the Caribbean Sea finds its home in this stunning tank top. It is designed with an innovative stitch along the bottom that interprets the calming curve of a wave’s crest, and it will look great with shorts or a skirt.

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Beach Sunset Tee

Beach Sunset Tee

For a more understated mermaid vibe, knit up this simple and timeless tee. Worked from bottom to top in the round, it features beautiful lace accents for just the right touch of charm. Especially in a sunset orange color, this tee is about to become a vital piece of your summer wardrobe.

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Coral Reef Tank

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This breezy summer top hints of the beach but can be worn for any occasion. Both sassy and sweet, the deep V-neck and romantic pink color balance the cute shell edging and belted waist. Start planning your next getaway soon—because this project works up in no time.

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Perfectly Pink Seashell Top

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When searching for souvenirs at the beach, it’s impossible not to get excited when you spot a seashell with that perfect pink shade. This cute top brings that feeling to life with its wavy shell edging, so work this up to get in the mood for summer.

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Knit’s a Party Top

Knit’s a Party Top

Like the look of yarn cake projects, but don’t have any in your stash? No problem! This beautiful gradient top features three skeins of brightly colored yarn to achieve a similar result. Gradually changing yarn from darker to lighter colors results in a smooth gradient effect.

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Lovely Day Jacket

Lovely Day Jacket

Classic cables alternate with openwork in this jacket. Worked in separate pieces, the pattern creates a self-scalloping lower edge. The short, set-in sleeves are finished with reverse single crochet, as is the body and small, stand-up collar.

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Orchid Tee

Orchid Tee

Add a bit of spice to this simple, wide-sleeved tank with one lacy sleeve. This is a great pattern for knitters wanting to try knitting a top for the first time. It’s elegant, but not too intimidating.

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