Ultimate Guide to Summer Crochet Patterns

…From Sandals to Sun Hats!

You’re behind the curve if you haven’t started looking at summer crochet patterns yet. Warmer days are just ahead, and there are so many fun things to craft for summer! In this roundup, you’ll find links to all of our summer crochet posts, from how to crochet water balloons to all of the clothing and accessories patterns your summer closet is craving!

summer crochet patterns roundup

How to Crochet Water Balloons

how to crochet water balloons

If you don’t fit any other summer crochet into the rest of this season, make some water balloons. You craft them, soak them, and then toss them at each other. They’re perfect for summer parties, kids complaining that they need something to do, etc. And they’re quick, instant-gratification stashbuster projects for you.

Your Best Summer Crochet Patterns for Garments and Accessories

There are so many great crochet accessories and garments to make for summer, from crop tops and lightweight shawls to sandals, sun hats, and swimwear.

crochet summer tops patterns

Start by making a top. Whether you’re looking for a tank top or a summer poncho, you’ll find the pattern on this list of 50 crochet tops.

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Crochet crop top patterns are trending, so we’ve rounded up a bunch of different styles for you to try. Similarly, you might want to check out crochet vest patterns.

Crochet Vest Patterns for Spring

If you live in a place where you can use a cozy summer sweater then my Floral Tee Sweater is the perfect summer crochet top pattern. My Kimono-inspired Crochet Cardi is another good summer top option.

crochet shorts patterns

You’ll need a bottom to go with those tops. That’s why we pulled together an amazing collection of crochet shorts patterns for you. Not into shorts? Here’s what we recommend as the best free crochet skirt pattern for summer.

crochet shawls patterns

Shawls are the perfect accessory all year long. Even on the hottest days, you might need one. After all, some places turn the AC up so high you feel like you’re in the frozen tundra. So check out these summer shawl patterns. First, we’ve got 10 lightweight shawls for crocheters. Then we’ve got a bicrafty roundup of 10 more knit and crochet shawls for spring/summer. Finally, my Super Simple Shawl is another good choice for summer days and nights.

crochet sun hat patterns

When it comes to summer accessories, a good shade hat is a must. So crochet a summer sun hat!

Best Blankets to Crochet in the Summer

summer crochet blanket patterns

If you choose the right yarn and the right pattern, you can comfortably crochet blankets in summer. This list of nearly three dozen crochet blankets has what you need. Also, despite what some may think, it’s not too late in the year to start a crochet temperature blanket.

Summer Crochet Projects for the Beach

crochet beach cover-ups patterns

Beach projects are perfect for summer crochet. Check out our roundup of crochet beach cover-up patterns.

Of course, you can’t go to the beach without a bag. Therefore, we’ve also included a roundup of crochet beach bag patterns.

Sandals for Summer | Free Knit, Crochet and Craft Patterns

Also, I always think of sandals when I think of the beach, so make sure to see if anything in our roundup of knit and crochet sandal patterns is for you.

Finally, we have our big roundup of 44 free knit and crochet beach projects.

Our Best Tips for Crafting in the Summertime

summer craft tips

People often aren’t sure how to comfortably crochet in the summer. It’s all about the yarn you use, the projects you choose, and some smart bonus tips. Find 17 summer craft tips here.

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