Amy’s Thread: Trend Spotting

Knitted dresses and skirts are back!

Handknitted dresses and skirts aren’t really a new trend.

Skirts and dresses were popular knitting project in the 1930s-1950s. Women knitted themselves spectacular suits in silk or wool bouclé on fine gauge needles. In the 1960s  and 70s the trend went with chunkier, quicker knits in the form of shift dress shapes and mini-skirts

The new knit dresses and skirts on the Fall 2015 runways are super inspiring. The silhouettes are longer, and more relaxed, but still feminine and very classic.

Want to knit one of your own? We have you covered! These patterns are all printed in booklets available at you local yarn shop or as single pattern PDF downloads in the Berroco PDF Store.

Watch how the design team interprets this trend in our latest installment of Style Your Knits.

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