These pullovers are perfect for layering to keep you stylish and comfortable for those ocean breezes, cool summer nights, or those overly air conditioned restaurants! Or you can use any of them to dress up a swimsuit or tank when you go from the beach to dinner.
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Breezy Cabled Top
Short-sleeved tee top pullover with cables alternating with sections of dropped stitches to spice up a tank top or camisole. Sizes XS/S M L XL 2/3XL 4/5XL. Designed by Red Heart.
Cowl neck short-sleeved lace top knit with a 12 row repeat lace stitch. Knit in 3 pieces - front, back, and cowl. Sleeves knit as part of front and back. Sizes from XS to 5XL. Sport weight yarn. Designed by Patons.
Boré is a large tee shirt worked from a openwork lace v-shaped yoke traveling around front, back, and sleeves. Worked the top down, with increases and short rows, which shape the body. Sizes XS (S-M1-M2-L-XL-XXL). DK weight yarn. Designed by Marine Madine. Available in English and French.
This openwork sweater uses a 12 row repeat Vertical Seafoam Stitch. Knit flat in 4 pieces with minimal shaping and no picking up of stitches. Designed by Heather Lodinsky. Sizes 2X, 1X, L, M, S. A kit is also available. Worsted weight yarn. A kit is also available.
Boat neck pullover knit in one piece with lace sections. Designed by Donna Druchunas for Knitty. Sizes Chest: 32 (36, 40, 45, 49, 54, 58) inches. Sport weight yarn.
This openwork tee is knit with a 2 row repeat eyelet stitch. Designed by Berroco Design Team. Sizes Bust – 38(42-46-50-54-58)”
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Bay Street Pullover
This openwork sweater features a two row repeat lace pattern, side vents and a boat neck. Designed by Alexandra Tavel for Two of Wands. Sizes XS/S, M/L, XL/XXL. A kit is also available.
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Cancun Boxy Lace Top
Erin Kate Archer’s lace-sampler top is knit in two simple rectangles from the bottom up and seamed. The designer says it is very suitable for beginners and it has an easy rating from knitters. Pictured project by miss-power
Sleeveless top is knit with drop stitch wave pattern. The original pattern is for a crop top but the knitter of the pictured project just added additional repeats of the pattern for length. Pictured projectby julysnow. Great with multi-color yarn!
This unique top has a butterfly lace yoke.
Designed by Laura Zukaite, this lace pullover is a great piece for layering over dresses or camisoles, the wide neckline is flattering and feminine.
Sizes: XS (S, M, L, XL, 2XL). Shown in size S.
The recommended yarn has been discontinued. However, yarnsub.com suggests Rowan Kidsilk Haze as a good substitute. Get the Kidsilk Haze yarn at Etsy
Bright and Breezy Kimono
Caron’s easy cardigan pattern features a lacy openwork design. Sizes from S to XL.
Avery Lace Pullover
Designed by Nora Gaughan, the bodice and sleeves are knit in one piece in an easy lace stitch from cuff to cuff. The bottom is finished in stockinette.
Passiflora Lace Pullover
Designed by the Berroco design team, Passiflora is a lightweight sweater with lace panels along the sleeves and body. Sizes for Bust – 36(40-44-48-52-56-60)˝.
Diagonal Mesh Pullover
S (M/L, 1X/2X)
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Go With The Flow Jersey Top
Versatile openwork cropped top can be worn over a dress, tank top, or swimsuit. Super Bulky weight yarn. Designed by Rustiknits Patterns
This openwork top by Kennita Tully looks great in multi-color yarn. Quick knit great for layering or could even work as a cover up. S (M, L, XL, 2XL, 3XL)
Openwork lace top is worked in an easy 4-row lace pattern with a larger gauge. To fit bust: 30 (34, 38, 42, 46, 50, 54)”
Exquisite pullover top designed by Norah Gaughan featuring a central lace panel on a background of dropped stitches. To fit bust sizes 30(34-38-42-46-50-54)”. One of the patterns in Berroco: Norah Gaughan Vol 16
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I love the drape neckline of this lace sleeveless top / shell. Woman’s S (M, L, XL, 2XL)
Indigo Dream Top
Sleeveless lace top with handkerchief hem.
Shades of Grey Crop Top
Easy lace pullover sweater features long thumb hole sleeves. Size: S, M, L, XL. The designer says that this is a beginner level pattern. Great with ombre yarn.