As spring begins to peek around the next calendar page, we’ll cast off our heaviest outerwear in favor of lighter-weight options. What do you wear, when it’s too warm for a winter coat, but too chilly to go without? We’re in favor of layers! Keep your heavier knits in your wardrobe rotation for another few weeks by transitioning them to outer-layer status. Check out these 12 fabulous kits, and get layered for spring!
This gorgeous Dwell Sweater (Crochet Kit) is by Jess Coppom of Make & Do Crew. It’s sure to keep you cozy on those spring days when the weather’s always changing! It’s an intermediate crochet project, and we know you’ll love working in Wool-Ease Tonal. The Staycation Cardigan (Crochet Kit) is another Make & Do Crew creation, and it comes in three colors – Charcoal, Cream, and Jade (pictured above). Our Touch of Alpaca Bonus Bundles will having you flying through your creation, and you’ll get layered in time for spring. Phanessa Fong’s beautiful Jules Cardigan (Crochet Kit) is a Level 2 pattern, perfect for a beginner crafter looking for their first cardigan. It’s worked up in New Basic 175, so care will be easy for this effortlessly wearable sweater.
The Astrid Ruana (Crochet Kit) is a fetching one-size-fits-all creation by Toni Lipsey of TL Yarn Crafts. You’ll use our beloved Vanna’s Choice in two colorways for subtle striping to give this topper a more finished look. Pair with a lightweight sweater underneath and a wide-brimmed hat. Alexandra Tavel of Two of Wands is a wrap-writing queen, and the Mystic Morning Wrap (Crochet Kit) does not disappoint! Because it’s crafted with Touch of Alpaca, it’ll keep you warm while the open-weave keeps you from over-heating. The earth-tones are perfect for warming weather. The Chain Link Armored Cowl (Crochet Kit) is a totally unique option to get layered with – try it over a long-sleeved tee for a long day outdoors! This style is also available in a knit pattern – click here.
The Mont Blanc Cardigan (Knit Kit) by Two of Wands is an elegant topper for everyday. It’s a Level 2 pattern, with surprising details that are deceptively easy to achieve. Wool-Ease Thick & Quick will keep you cozy in spite of the shorter sleeves. Our Oxford Boyfriend Cardigan (Knit Kit) gives a preppy vibe, with collegiate color-blocked stripes. This Level 2 pattern is worked in our Fast Track Yarn, so it’ll fly off your needles! With four 2-tone color options, you’re sure to find the variation that’s a perfect go-to for you. The Telluride Easy Knit Kimono (Knit Kit) by Mama in a Stitch is easy-breezy in Wool-Ease Thick & Quick. This swinging kimono with its wide sleeves is the perfect final piece for any spring outfit, over a lightweight tee or another thin sweater, depending on the day.
The Stratus Wrap (Knit Kit) is extraordinary, worked in New Basic 175 in four different color combinations. Choose from the Original – Cityscape (pictured above), Celestial, Dusk, and Woodland. Cityscape is slate-y grays, Celestial is made up of heavenly blues. Dusk dapples in purply pigments, and Woodland is spring-y greens and earth tones. The Catalunya Colorblock Poncho (Knit Kit) by One Dog Woof is another Fast Track project, and you’ll have it whipped up quick. Like the name suggests, it’s an excellent travel piece, and you’ll love looking back on it in pictures from your adventures! The Cambria Wrap (Knit Kit) is an intermediate project that will let your stitch work shine. When bundled up as a scarf, it’s a cozy piece for cooler days.
Get layered with Lion Brand this spring by choosing one of the lovely kits above. Have you crafted one of these beautiful patterns before? How are you styling it for transitional weather? Share your tips for the tricky fashion leap from winter to spring, and let us know which kit you’ll be crafting into spring.