Looking for a new project to get your teeth into? Crochet sweaters are no longer the preserve of hippies - these 11 beautiful designs are just waiting to be made.
This free pattern is worked in the round from the top down so it is easy to try it on as you go and achieve a correct fit.
Floral lace tunic
OK - so this one involves knitting too, but the crocheted lace details are what makes the design so perfect. Buy the pattern here.
We love the gorgeously rich colour used in this version of Doris Chan’s Jewel design. Buy the pattern book here.
This tunic features large lace ripple pattern that creates a striking visual effect. Buy the pattern here.
This sweet top is constructed using a circle-in-square motif. The pattern’s free to download!
This design features a colourwork yoke that is also mirrored on the cuffs. Buy the pattern here.
The original version of this sweater features stripes and multi-coloured granny squares, but we love this solid version just as much. Get the pattern for free here.
Start this free pattern in a crochet yarn and it will be ready for your summer holiday.
Point the way pullover
This comfy, casual, loose-fitting sweater is flattering to all shapes & sizes, as well as being very easy to make! Buy it here.
With a slash style neck, full length sleeves and a stunning openwork stitch detail, this Rowan make is perfect for intermediate crocheters. Get the free pattern here.
Silk rosa cowl sweater
With its cowl neck, this little beauty is just what you need to layer over basic long-sleeved t-shirts. The pattern is free!