Have you started noticing certain trends out there in the stores this year? Themes among your favorite designers? Let’s take a look at the hottest trends as they apply to crochet and knitting for 2016!
To get started, check out this fab video of Shira from Lion Brand running down the hottest looks for 2016:
And here are links to the patterns mentioned in the video, as well as more patterns that fit these 5 hot looks – and they’re all free! Click on their names to go to their pattern pages!
Black and White – bold and graphic!
Slip Stitch Graphic Shawl (knit): Shown in video
Loopy Love Scarf (crochet): by Moogly
Colors of the Year: Rose Quartz and Serenity – soft and comforting!
Solitude Circle Scarfie (crochet): Shown in video
Easy Pocket Scarf (crochet): Shown in video
Denim Blues Fling (crochet): by Crochet Kim
Wavy Rib Cowl (knit): by Megan Delorme on Ravelry
Southern Sweetness Hat (crochet): by ELK Studio
Oversized Sweaters – cosy casual!
Easy Mesh Pullover (crochet): Shown in video
Deerfield V-Neck Pullover (knit): Shown in video
Knit Meets Crochet Sweater (knit and crochet!): by Lion Brand
Fringe – spice up any project with a little or a lot!
Big Sky Poncho (knit): Shown in video
Key West Circle Top (crochet): Shown in video
Silver City Vest (knit): Shown in video
Puebla Scarf (crochet): Shown in video
Nettie’s Super Simple Tassel Scarf (crochet): by Jessie at Home
Weaving – more yarny fun!
Natural Instincts Hanging (weaving): Shown in video
Loom Woven Fiesta Wall Hanging (loom weaving): by Lion Brand
What do you think? Is there a trend you love? A trend you’ll take a pass on? What look in crochet is making you say yes right now? The great thing about color trends is that they can be adapted to any pattern. And I love the idea of adding fringe to last year’s accessories! Share your favorites in the comments!