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Be fashionable in springtime crocheted tops and accessories. From a simple button-front silhouette to an elaborately edged cardigan, these finds will pump up your seasonal wardrobe. Get our free crochet patterns and step-by-step instructions for one-of-a-kind outfits.
This light, lacy look is perfect for the spring and summer seasons. A variety of patterned stitches add subtle style to the simple white shirt.
A silk bow ties off this lacy vest, giving it style and adjustability. This beautiful openwork, scalloped-edge project is perfect for spring, but is best taken on by crocheters with at least intermediate skills.
Purple accents that span the spectrum from lavender to deep plum give clothing a modern touch. Created with super-chunky self-striping, this springtime sweater features elbow length sleeves, a round neck, and oversize buttons.
This design is easier than it looks. Simple shaping paired with square armholes keeps the pattern easy. Colorful flowers give the crocheted vest spring-inspired style.
A pleat at the top of the sleeve cap creates a chic puff in this design. Pair the top with a favorite belt for added style.
An intricate multicolor pattern details the front of this classic single crochet cardigan. Layer it over a similarly scoop-necked shirt in a coordinating color to make the design stand out.
The look of a cozy sweater becomes a trendy handbag in this design. The intricate pattern adds texture with post stitches, bobbles, and cables. It's worked in rounds, not rows, so no seaming is necessary.
This simple starter project requires two rows that you then weave with contrasting ribbons. To add a little sparkle around the face, use a metallic yarn.
Superwide is the trend in headbands and even an absolute beginner can crochet this one in a flash. An easy, overall pattern stitch lends itself well to the 3-inch width
A light, airy wraparound makes bad hair days disappear. Reach for this openwork kerchief even when you don't need to keep tresses under wraps!