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Free Crochet Patterns for Summer

Updated April 10, 2024

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Explore over 20 summer crochet patterns from wearables, home decor and accessories. Summer crochet projects are a great way to spend your time when the weather is warm and sunny, especially crocheting in the garden. From light and airy shawls to colourful beach bags and cute crochet tops, the possibilities are endless. Summer is a great time to experiment with different yarn types and colours. Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced crocheter, there’s no shortage of fun and creative summer crochet projects to try.

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Summer Crochet Patterns
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Before we get started you’ll need an understanding of terms and abbreviations used in written patterns. If you are a beginner or literally just starting out you might find my Handy Reference Guide a useful investment.

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    materials and tools

    yarn suggestions for summer

    Cotton yarn is perfect for summer projects especially wearables here are some of my favourites below and I’ve also put together some colour pallets to get you inspired:

    nautical brights

    Stylecraft Naturals Organic Cotton

    summer zest

    Paintbox Cotton DK

    on the seashore

    MillaMia Soft Cotton

    If you’re looking for a project to work on gradually whilst learning new crochet stitches then the Patchwork Blanket might be the project you’re looking for. Crochet 30 stitches and construct this beautiful Patchwork Blanket following my 65 page Ebook. Click below to find out more or alternatively click the image below.

    an online advert for a crochet patchwork blanket.
    Crochet Patchwork Blanket

    summer wearables

    women wearing a cream crochet top stood in front of a hedge

    Gracie Tunic

    This beautiful crochet tunic is by guest designer Roseanna of Moara Crochet, This stunning lace effect design is the perfect blend of elegance and boho chic.

    Summer Ties Tank Top

    If you’re looking for a fun, fresh and free crochet top pattern, this one is for you. Summer Ties Tank Top by designer Amelia of Amelia Makes

    Crochet + boho is a match made in heaven and the perfect summer make for your wardrobe!

    women wearing a cream crochet top and denim shorts stood in front of a white wall.
    Crochet shawl on a white mannequin in peach, grey and brown yarn.

    Romany Shawl

    Looking for a cover up for the summer nights. I imagine being on holiday in a candlelit taverna with this gorgeous crochet shawl wrapped around me, the metallic yarn glistening in the soft evening glow, lush!

    Sea Foam Shawl

    The Sea Foam Shawl has been designed by guest designer Mary Renji at @mrenji_ I adore the lace panels that were inspired by one of the world’s most beautiful wonders, The Taj Mahal. The perfect summer cover up for the evenings!

    Crochet lace shawl in Seafoam colour with pink poms poms.
    a female stood in front of a pink car in the street wearing white jeans and a crochet granny square t.shirt in white and blue granny squares.

    Ostara Vest

    This fun beginner friendly granny square vest by guest designer Abby from @calm.homemade is another free pattern available on the blog. Customise this chequered design with your favourite wearable colours. Wear layered over a t-shirt or by itself either way it’s a beautiful, versatile summer wearable.

    accessories

    pink crochet phone pouch

    Phone Pouch

    This cute patten has been designed to match the Sundown Market Bag. The Crochet Pouch is the perfect little companion to my Sundown Market Bag pattern and it really quick and easy to make! With it’s simple stitches, you can make this crochet pouch in as little as a few hours.

    Coco Bucket Hat

    Nothing quite says summer like a bucket hat. This fun granny square design will have you hooked. Customise the design using your favourite colour yarn.

    female stood outside under a tree wearing a peach buttoned t-shirt and denim shorts wearing a crochet granny square bucket hat. female is holding either side of the bucket hat smiling at the camera.
    striped crochet beach bag with the beach in the background

    Seamless Beach Bag

    Crochet yourself this beautiful seamless beach bag that has been designed by Lucy from Crafting by Lucy.

    Made with seamless crochet technique, the bag boasts a flawless finish and a soft, lightweight texture that makes it comfortable to carry perfect for a summers day trip to the beach.

    Flower Crowns

    Mix and match your favourite crochet flowers to make a bespoke summer flower crown. Perfect for summer BBQs, festivals and parties.

    an image of mother and daughter sat infront of a cream backdrop wearing a summer crochet flower crown each made in pink, purple and pale blue yarn.
    A daisy crochet bookmark in a chain with a tassel on the end in yellow, white and green yarn pictured beside a pink notebook with 'notes' on the front and a white pen on top.

    Daisy Chain Bookmark

    Do you love reading outdoors in the summer? Crochet this beautiful Daisy Bookmark and never lose your page again!

    Market Bag

    Crochet your own market bag with this free Sundown Market Bag pattern, the perfect addition to your wardrobe. The bag comprises of basic crochet stitches, so it’s suitable for all skills levels, even advanced beginners who are looking to improve on your shaping skills. 

    pink crochet mesh bag.

    summer homeware patterns

    Spring Abstract Blanket

    Get lost in the rhythm of crochet granny squares whilst creating this dreamy pastel abstract blanket. Granny squares make a great project to work on when you are on the go, by the pool or at the park.

    Summer Breeze Cushion

    The summer breeze crochet cushion is a beautiful tapestry design. So if you are looking for a new technique to try this summer why not try this pattern!

    Al Fresco Dining Set

    Crochet yourself a beautiful dining set. The Minty Al Fresco Dining Set has been designed by Miroslava from Exquisite Crochet 
    This beautiful dining set is ideal for picnics, BBQs and dressing your dining table for the summer months to add a splash of colour to your home decor.

    Crochet Mandala as a candle holder

    Wild Berry Mandala

    Inspired by the vibrant colours of berries and the cute bobble texture emulates a berry texture. This beautiful mandala pattern by guest designer Zoe from Confessions of a Yarnaholic. 

    Coastal Castaway Cushion

    The Coastal Castaway Cushion is a beautiful handmade cushion with a unique and stylish design. It is made using crochet granny squares, which are arranged in a beautiful pattern to create a coastal-themed look. Designed by Anna of MadeUpStyle.

    Malibu Cushion

    Whether you want to bring some sunshine into your house, or add a bright pop of colour to your garden – it’s a joyful coloured pillow that will brighten up any dark spots. Designed by Joelle Reckinger from Trek and Peri 

    By The Sea Blanket

    The By The Sea Blanket is a quick and easy beginner friendly blanket. Whether you want to make a baby blanket or alternatively modify this blanket to make it bigger. This beginner friendly pattern is made up from just UK trebles, slips stitches and chains.

    summer amigurumi

    Crochet Lighthouse

    Shining bright like a beacon of cozy charm, this amigurumi crochet lighthouse is sure to guide you to a sea of comfort and warmth. This lovely pattern has been designed by guest designed Victoria Kairis @smileycrochetthings.

    Mini Crochet Octopus

    A crochet mini octopus is a fun and adorable project that can be completed in just a few hours.

    Crochet Frog

    Amigurumi Frog

    Crochet Frog, Ribbert by guest designer Holly of @storyland_amis shares this adorable free pattern for you! 

    Strawberry

    Adorable amigurumi fruit, crochet strawberry! Crochet strawberries make a sweet and unique addition to a fruit-themed play kitchen or can be used as a cute accessory on a bag or keychain.

    Crochet Bee

    This cute crochet bee is the perfect project for summer by guest designer Louise of lulathemoth. These adorable bee’s would look lovely in a wreath, dotted around your home or garden.

    I always love to see your makes so if you try any of my patterns or follow my stitch tutorials please tag me @bellacococrochet or use the #bellacococrochet

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