Five knit tops to wear with our free Ruby Skirt

Sew Over It - Knit Tops

Did you know you can get your hands on a totally free Sew Over It pattern? The Ruby Skirt is a button front skirt that can be sewn in pretty much any woven fabric, from viscose to chambray. Just sign up to our newsletter to receive the FREE Ruby Skirt PDF pattern and make yourself a stylish skirt to wear all year round.

Wondering how to style your Ruby? She looks great with a chunky jumper in winter, and as the weather (hopefully) starts to get warmer, we love to wear her with a knit top tucked into the the waistband. We have a great selection of patterns to choose from, so read on to find out our favourite knit tops to wear pair with the Ruby Skirt.

The Audrey Top

A vintage-inspired knit top, Audrey is a t-shirt with a difference. Featuring a wide neckline with three neckband options. Keep it simple with a flat neckband or add a cute little tie or a large bow on the side. The sleeves are raglan, which makes for speedy sewing, and you can choose to make them short, 3/4 or full-length.

Intermediate. Sizes UK 6-30.

The Lucia Top

Sew a sassy knit top with the Lucia Top! With a fun frill and off-the-shoulder silhouette, Lucia is deliciously simple to sew. Pull the frill down to expose your shoulders, perfect for a sunny holiday, or let it rise onto your shoulders for a more everyday look. The hacking potential is strong in this one: shorten the sleeves, turn it into a breezy crop top or lengthen her into a dress.
Confident Beginner. Sizes UK 8-20.

The Roxy Jumper

The Roxy Jumper is a stylish companion to all our dresses and high-waisted bottoms, like the Ruby Skirt. We wanted Roxy to be a classic design, but we’ve included some fun variations you can try. Go for super simple or mix it up with a bishop sleeve or a pretty gathered shoulder yoke detail. All versions are finished with a narrow neckband, cuffs and a wide waistband.
Confident Beginner. Sizes UK 6-30.

The Ultimate T-Shirt

The most versatile of our knit patterns, the Ultimate T-Shirt includes three necklines and sleeve lengths, so you can make up to 9 different versions! Choose between a crew, scoop or V neck and make the sleeves short, 3/4, or full length. Use a viscose/bamboo jersey for a nice fitted look, or go for something sturdier like French Terry or a lightweight cotton jersey (ideal for beginners) for a more classic T-shirt look.
Confident Beginner. Sizes UK 6-30.

The Edie Top

One of the five patterns included in our Work to Weekend eBook, the Edie Top features a beautiful boat neck, fitted bodice and elegant 3/4 length sleeves. She is simple and very easy to make, yet so stylish and the pattern also includes a dress version.
Confident Beginner. Sizes UK 8-20.

So, which of these five knit tops will you sew to wear with your Ruby Skirt? We'd love to see your outfits, so make sure you tag @sewoveritlondon in your pictures on Instagram!

Fancy seeing all of these paired with the Ruby Skirt? Check out Alma’s styling reel!
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