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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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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Gracie Crochet Tunic by designer Roseanna of Moara Crochet, This stunning lace effect design is the perfect blend of elegance and boho chic.
Seamless Beach Bag
Seamless Beach Bag by designer Lucy from Crafting by Lucy. If you love crochet bags then you’ll love this Seamless Beach Bag, the perfect summer accessory to carry your essentials to the beach or poolside this summer.
Summer Ties Tank Top
Summer Ties Tank Top by designer Amelia of Amelia Makes , if you’re looking for a fun, fresh and free crochet top pattern, this one is for you.
Crochet + boho is a match made in heaven and the perfect summer make for your wardrobe!
Cotton yarn is perfect for summer projects especially wearables here are some of my favourites:
on the seashore
By the Sea Blanket
By the Sea Blanket a quick and easy beginner friendly blanket. Whether you want to make a baby blanket, a lap blanket for those summer evenings out in the garden or modify this blanket to make it even bigger.
Coastal Castawy Cushion
Coastal Castaway Crochet Cushion by designer Anna of MadeUpStyle. Made up of the circle in a granny square this beautiful cushion definitely adds a splash of seaside sun to your home.
Amigurumi Lighthouse by designer Victoria of @smileycrochetthings this gorgeous nautical pattern makes the perfect summer accessory for your home, summer house or why not make this for a gift.
Mini Crochet Octopus
An adorable mini crochet octopus that’s sure to bring eight times the fun to your hook. this charming octopus is not only a whimsical addition to your decor, but also makes for a perfect cuddle buddy. With its soft and squishy tentacles, it’s hard to resist giving it a squeeze.
Sea Foam Shawl
Sea Foam Shawl by 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.
Summer Breeze Cushion
The Summer Breeze Cushion combines has been designed using tapestry crochet creating this beautiful aztec graphic design. Perfect for propping you up on your outdoor seating or equally add a splash of colour indoors.
Minty Al Fresco Dining Set
Minty Al Fresco Dining Set by designer Miroslava from Exquisite Crochet. Add a splash of zest to your outdoor dining this summer with this beautiful placemat and coaster set.
Is there a fruit that signifies summer more than a strawberry in the UK? From the tennis to families heading out strawberry picking this cheerful fruit means summer has arrived!
Fun fact Fragola is Italian for Strawberry! 🍓
If you’re looking for a project to work on throughout the year and learn new stitches along the way the Patchwork Blanket might be the answer to your crochet cravings!
You will enhance your crochet skills as you work through this pattern Ebook and have a beautiful blanket to show off your efforts at the end of it.