WWDD: Don’t Miss Out on these 5 Fall Fashion Trends
Fall is the season for fashion, and that is just one of the many reasons I love this time of year. Before I started working at Interweave, I got a master’s degree in apparel design. Even now, when I’m not crocheting, I’m on my phone trying to identify all of the newest fashion trends, then imagining how those trends can translate to my stitching. Here are 5 of fashion’s biggest fall trends translated into crochet —get stitching and stay in style.
It’s the color family walking the runways this season, probably because it’s a glamorous color. You can crochet any project in these trendy colors, but if you page through our latest issues, you can see projects already worked up in these hues. Check out the Hondius Way Pullover by Natasha Robarge and the Fall River Shawl by Lisa Naskrent from Interweave Crochet Fall 2017 or the Courageous Caftan by Shannon Mullett-Bowlsby from Love of Crochet Fall 2017.
Plaid can be tricky to create in crochet, but we’ve done it in the Flip Side Jacket by Annie Modesitt from Interweave Crochet Fall 2017. The plaid coloring is accomplished by working two strands together and switching one of the strands every color block.
Metallic yarn is fun, playful, and shiny, as you can see in the Cool Cat Cuff by Shelby Allaho. Or go full metal and crochet with wire in Jill Hanratty’s Boogie Bracelet. Both patterns are from Interweave Crochet Fall 2017.
4. ’70s vibe
That ’70s vibe is coming back in style, and Interweave Crochet Fall 2017 delivers a whole story devoted to the decade. Check out the Far Out Ruana by Shelby Allaho for a fun project reminiscent of macramé. Shannon Mullett-Bowlsby’s Dream On Duster makes granny motifs cool again, and Alla Koval worked up a classic flower child headband with beautiful beads.
Big chunky sweaters are all over the fashion shows, building on the popularity of Hygge. If you’re looking for projects, our fall issues are filled with cozy. Try the Juniper Cape by Anastasia Popova, the Birch Cable Socks by Brenda K. B. Anderson (both from Interweave Crochet Fall 2017) or the Library Cardigan by Nicoletta Tronci from Love of Crochet Fall 2017.
Get creative and make your own high fashion. How have you brought the runway to your crafting? Let us know in the comments!
Associate Editor, Interweave Crochet
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