Types of Sleeves

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When discussing sleeves the first thing to come to mind is short sleeve & long sleeve.  However, that just scratches the surface of the discussion.

Tops such as blouses, tees, and sweaters have a wide variety of sleeve style options.  A few of the popular types of sleeve would include raglan, bell, cap, kimono, etc.

Sleeve Categories

Angel Sleeve

Bell Sleeve

Cap Sleeve

Crisscross Strap

Crochet Strap

Dolman Sleeve

Lace Sleeve

Long Sleeve

Off The Shoulder

One Shoulder

Raglan Sleeve


Roll Sleeve

Scrunch Sleeve

Short Sleeve

Shoulder Stripe


Spaghetti Strap

Split Sleeve



Three Quarter Sleeve (3/4 Sleeve)

Tie Shoulder

Do you know other shirt or sweater sleeve styles?  Please let us know.

You should also research types of collars & types of necklines if you want to learn more about shirts, sweaters and other aspects of tops.

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