Michelle of Dora Does has picked this lightweight, naturally flowing summer vest top with all the drape and all the space, in sizes XS-3XL. ‘Imperfect summer’ is a simple pattern for a practical wardrobe staple that you’ll wear all summer long. A ‘beach to street’ top, it can be worn anywhere; thrown over a bikini or teamed with a cami for extra coverage.
Helen of Sunflower Cottage Crochet has picked this gorgeous summer top has been written for sizes XS-5XL and suits most body shapes! It has been designed to not show too much of your bra, something that a lot of women hate! The stitch work in the bottom section ensures that you stay warm enough and the lacy section at the top looks so gorgeous. It is sure to get you some fantastic compliments! Wear it by itself or team it up with a cute cardigan or wrap.
Raffaella of Raffamusa Designs has picked her Summer beach cover up to get ready for summer with this super breezy and airy cover up. Featuring a stunning geometric lace pattern, this summer dress comes in sizes from XS to 5XL.
Sarah of Ned and Mimi has picked this simple summer crochet top with a gorgeous lace feature along the neckline. This free pattern is written for 9 sizes (XS – 5X), and is a perfect first garment – the back and front panels are identical, there is no shaping involved, and minimal seaming.
Kristen of Hooks, Books and Wanderlust has picked this open stitch work top to give you all the island vibes! Three length options allow you to wear as a trendy crop top, an airy tank top, or a tunic length cover up for the beach or pool! Featuring the iris stitch and the granite stitch (aka linen or moss stitch), this top is worked in joined rounds from the bottom up. Available from XS to 5X in three length options!
Ashley of Through The Loop Yarn Craft has picked this beautiful shawl that is worked from the bottom up making it easy to customise size. Using only basic stitches and repeats this pattern is great for all levels. It’s perfect for that bit of warmth on summer nights or to add some layers to any outfit all summer long.
Pam of Sincerely Pam has picked her cocoon cardigan which is written for ladies S-5X. It’s a light-weight Summer design using fingering weight yarn. This cardigan features a filet crochet type body with a simple picot edging.
Briana of Briana K Designs has picked this because with the weather getting warmer, the Long Summer Crochet Duster is the perfect project for the season. I hope you are looking forward to long summer days and cool summer nights like I am. This crochet duster is worked as one very long piece and then seamed on the sides. With the two-row repeat, it’s a relaxing project. And with the yarn used in this pattern, it’s a lightweight project, which means no sweating while you create.
Veronika of Blue Star Crochet has picked her beautifully light and airy summer cardigan. It uses a lovely combination of basic crochet stitches to create an interesting lace. The pattern is beginner friendly designed in sizes XS-5XL.
Nadia of The Moule Hole has picked The Lacey Dress which is a beautiful crochet dress pattern written for sizes 0-6 months up to 10 years. It is perfect for long summer days and the tied straps ensure a great fit. It can easily be made into a top if you do not want to make the full skirt. The lace detailing around the chest and skirt add the most gorgeous detail that your little one will love to wear.
Emilia of Coffee and Crocheting has picked this easy crochet lace cardigan perfect for your summer wardrobe! With and easy pattern repeat, worsted weight yarn and beautiful lace stitches the Tulip Lace Cardigan is a quick make that will complete your summer wardrobe in no time. Match it with shorts or make a longer version to have as a beach coverup. The pattern includes detailed photo tutorials and guidelines and a video on the stitch. This size inclusive pattern includes women’s sizes XS-5XL.
Pam of Carroway Crochet has picked her Simple Square Halter Top as the perfect beginner project for those new to garment making. Made from a simple crochet solid square and chained ties. This is a classic and stylish summer top.
Crystal of ChristaCoDesign has picked this lacy crochet cardigan that’s perfect for draping over your summer tank top to give you a stylish and finished look. Crochet lace is made easy in a simple two row repeat of double crochets and chains. This summer layering piece features short sleeves and a delicate picot stitch hem. This crochet pattern is made simply with many photos to support new crocheters. The pattern includes women’s sizes S (34″)-5X (62″) and is easy to customize.
April of Banana Moon Studio has picked this kerchief because Summer is for days in the sun and road trips with the top down! Add this beautiful lace kerchief to help keep your hair back as you enjoy it al! The Marietta Kerchief fits a range of head sizes easily because it ties in the back. Will fit both women and children nicely.
RaeLynn of Itchin’ for some Stitchin’ has picked this cardigan because who says comfort can’t have flair? Have it all with the Lyndie Cardi! A simple pattern designed using only basic crochet stitches, this fashionable summer cardigan is a must make. Perfect for those hot beach days or those warm midsummer nights. Wrap yourself in luxurious style with this fun and easy cardigan pattern!
Sarah of Rich Textures Crochet has picked the Blue Orchid Shawl to wrap yourself in this luxurious and stunning lace shawl. The design features delicate flower stitches. It’s the perfect accessory for your wedding, special event, or even summer evening.
The Gone for a Dip Pullover by Clair de Lune Fiber Art is a lightweight but cozy layer inspired cool nights at my grandmother’s cabana when I was a kid. Throw it on over a tank top or bathing suit for a waterside barbecue or beach bonfire! A hood keeps you comfy when the breeze picks up. This pullover is graded for bust measurements 31-62” and is worked top-down. The only seam is for the hood!
The Aurora Beach Tote by Three Fates Creations is the perfect warm weather bag. It has enough space to carry needed essentials to the beach, or your current WIP's to an appointment. The construction is simple and the stitch pattern works up quickly.
The Venetia Wrap by Annie Design Crochet is an easy open lace pattern is used to create this delicate crochet wrap. Perfect for draping as a light evening shawl and dressing up any Summer outfit! The delicate bobble fringe adds a touch of flair to this statement wrap.
Pearls of the Sea Clutch by Made by Gootie is worked flat in one piece and then the sides are being sewn together. The body is crocheted with the alternating spike stitch to create a sturdy fabric and the cover adds more texture with the beautiful shells dotted with colorful pearls-like stitches. I made the bag with a metal chain strap, but you can use a fabric strap or crochet a strap, and even use it without one. The bag is comfortable and light, but big enough for your purse and cellphone. The final dimensions of the bag are 10x6.5 in (26x17 cm).
The Split Decision Tunic by Me N My Hook is an easy to wear summer beach cover. Tunic Style this pattern is perfect for beginners, featuring minimal shaping, clusters and puff stitches and an easy repeating pattern that works up quickly. Wear it short with jeans, or a bikini, or go long with a pair of linen pants and a wide brimmed hat the options are endless. The perfect summer capsule wardrobe piece.
The Daphne Shawl by Crafting Each Day is a lightweight crochet shawl perfect for summer. The openwork lace stitches are easy to master. Worked in the Comfy Mist yarn, the shawl is soft and has beautiful dapples of color.
The Sunday Clutch by The Loophole Fox is the perfect summer accessory for coffee dates with friends or little outings around town. Small enough to not be a hassle yet big enough to carry important items like your phone, this clutch is perfect for grab-and-go. This clutch is worked flat as a square, seamed like an envelope and adorned with an adorable button for a secure close. The envelope seam creates a beautiful diamond shape and diagonal lines for visual interest. You can create a handle for your clutch as shown or skip the handle, your choice! Finish with a cute tassel or other charm and you're ready for anything.
THe Maggie-Rose Wrap by Bliss This is perfect for summer parties, weddings, poolside, out on the town, wherever. Drape it across your shoulders for an elegant look. Wrap it around your waist after a dip in the pool, Use it as a scarf. The possibilities with this versatile wrap are endless!
The Mosaic Triangles Pillow by Loops & Love Crochet is such a fun crochet project that is sure to brighten up any room, whether you are changing up your home décor for the summer season or the rest of the year too! The mosaic crochet technique creates such beautiful texture on the front of the pillow, while also being quick to work up. This pattern is perfect for all levels of crocheters and includes detailed descriptions, photos, and a video to help along the way. Enjoy making these in all colors to match your home décor vision!
Cosy Rosie UK says the Bittersweet Margaret Skirt is a 1950's inspired pleated skirt, that is my go to summer skirt as it's lightweight and flowy. The best thing for me about this skirt has to be when you take it out for a spin, you can have a Marlyn moment safe in the knowledge that the CotLin is weighty enough to protect your modesty while it creates the most beautiful drape. The linen blend is perfect for those warm summer nights stolling along the sandy beaches.
Floral Flair Handbag by Straight Hooked is the perfect summer accessory! People will stop you to ask where you found such a cute bag. There are many fun techniques used in this pattern, with detailed photos and tutorial videos linked so you'll be able to master new skills while creating a stylish handbag you'll love!
Fosbas Crochet says the Sleeping Beauty is perfect to wrap your little one in love, and in handmade sleeping bag whichis handy and super easy to makes! The texture - the feel of this is so amasing I want to make one for myself.
Hanjan Crochet says of the Hayden Handbag: I love to make bags for Summer and the Hayden Bag is a fabulous one using mosaic crochet in the round. Made in one piece and uses a clever play of colour and a simple seven stitch repeat to achieve the detail. Add the side ties and straps of your choice to personalise and finish.