28+ Summer Crochet Patterns
Crochet all the way around the calendar with these easy, breezy summer crochet ideas.
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Note from the Editor: This collection feature several patterns by our Designer of the Week, Nicole Riley from Nicki's Homemade Crafts! Scroll down to see more of Nicole's fantastic summer patterns, including the editor's pick Trinity Stitch Crochet Bag. Be sure to visit Nicole's blog for even more great crochet patterns!
Clear bright blue skies, sun beaming down, yellow and orange flowers, green grass, the smell of chlorine water, and sandy beaches along with little kids and their lemonade stands. Did I paint a pretty picture for you? These are just a few of these reasons to love summer, but this collection of 28+ Summer Crochet Patterns is full of so many more.
For a quick slice of summer all year round, make these amazing free easy crochet patterns any time of year. The brightly colored designs are sure to put you in a summer mood. Don't forget, even if something is made with bright colors, you can still bring it out in the winter to cheer yourself up.
Some of my favorite free and easy crochet patterns for summer are listed below. If you love one pattern, you'll love them all. From on-trend accessories to colorful crochet coasters, you'll find just the right patterns to get you ready for warmer days ahead! You'll love creating something new from this collection to keep your love of crochet alive all year long.
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Summer Clothing Crochet Patterns
Whether your plans for summer include an epic roadtrip, lounging poolside, or firing up the grill (or even all three!), you'll want to incorporate stylish crochet patterns in your summer wardrobe. From summer crochet tops to dresses, these light and lacy summer clothing patterns will keep you cool and stylish in the warm months.
- Sunset Shawl
Lightweight shawls like this one are great to have during the summer months especially on those breezy nights. Just throw on your colorful shawl and sit outside for hours.
- Bonita Easy Halter Top
You can add some serious style to your favorite pair of jeans or shorts this summer when you wear this trendy top. This halter pattern uses lightweight yarn so you can stay comfortable all day, too.
- Party By the Pool Coverup
Lounge by the pool or stroll on down to the beach with this stylish coverup. It can be made in all sizes with the diamond lace pattern.
- Floral Cami
This cami is light-weight and perfect for wearing over other tanks or a bathing suit. Pair it with casual denim cut-offs or a dressy summer skirt, and you'll feel the breeze and keep on trend.
- Enchanted Sun Dress
Every hour can be magic hour when you crochet this mesmerizing, multicolored crochet dress. It is much easier to crochet than you'd think!
- All Year Round Crochet Poncho
Versatile and colorful, this lightweight crochet poncho pattern is the perfect accessory to wear over your favorite sundress!
- Flirty Pink Shell Shrug
At last, the perfect shawl to wear when attending a summer wedding! You'll love wearing this delicate design over your favorite little black dress.
- Here Comes the Sun Crochet Dress
Nothing will get you more ready for summer than the Here Comes the Sun Crochet Dress. It's a fun crochet pattern that's a must-have for every stylish woman this summer.
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Crochet Bags for Summer
Summertime means trips to the beach, lounging at the pool, and shopping trips to the farmer's market. It also means so many things to carry, like sunscreen, beach towels, sunglasses, and more. Work up a cute and functional crochet summer bag to tote around all of your warm weather essentials.
- Crochet Cross Body Bag
This purse pattern will help you create your own stylish cross body bag that is just as pretty and practical as options you see in stores. This sturdy piece is an elegant upgrade from the classic crochet bag.
- Summer Stripes Crochet Bag Pattern
The versatile rainbow stripes make it a bag that can go from beach to shopping outing to lunch date. Plus, this spacious design means you'll have plenty of room for your sunscreen, sunglasses, and other summer must-haves.
- Gingham Market Tote
Carry your farmer's market goodies in style in this cheerful, checkered tote bag. This bag makes a wonderful market bag, but can also be a great purse.
- Boho Tassel Crochet Bag
Channel your inner boho goddess with this beautifully bohemian tassel bag. This bag is light, fresh, and fun, making it the perfect summer purse.
- Stylish Crochet Handbag
Use a fun, brightly colored yarn to crochet this chic summer bag. This handbag is casual enough for running errands, but can also be dressed up for date night.
- Trinity Stitch Crochet Bag
Carry all of your work-in-progress crochet projects around in style with this colorful bag. The bold stripes are fun for summer, and the cotton yarn means this tote is extra durable.
- Starburst Purse
If you're looking for an eye-catching purse to be the highlight of your outfit, you're in the right place! This pattern is surprisingly easy to work up, and the pattern gives you so much room to customize the design.
- Stars & Stripes Forever Crossbody Bag
Show off your American spirit (and crochet skills!) in style with this patriotic crossbody bag. This red, white, and blue purse is perfect for Memorial Day or July Fourth, but you'll want to carry it all summer long!
Summer Crochet Hats
If you're searching for the perfect crochet hat to shield your eyes, protect your skin from the sun, or just to stay stylish during warm weather, you're not alone. From crochet hats with brims to summer beanie patterns, we have a summer hat pattern for every sense of style.
- June Sunhat
It doesn't have to be June to appreciate this stylish and practical crochet sun hat. Protect your eyes and skin from the sun's strong rays while complementing your sense of style.
- Tropical Sun Hat
Bring a touch of the tropics to wherever you live with this show-stopping summer hat. Between the floppy brim and the pretty, oversized flower accent, this hat will catch eyes wherever you go.
- Lacy Shells Hat
Ready for a crochet challenge? This lovely, lacy hat is not for beginners, but it is definitely worth the effort it requires. There is even a matching dress pattern if your little princess needs a special outfit to wear for a special occasion this summer.
- Beach Day Sunhat
There's nothing better to keep the sun off your face and out of your eyes in the summer than a wide brim sunhat. This sunhat pattern is a classic style that would look great paired with your favorite swimsuit or coverup.
- Wildflower Romance Summer Hat
This lightweight beanie pattern is so delicate and elegant for warm days. The floral details are lovely, and the yarn is so lightweight and comfortable that you will forget you're wearing it!
- Child's Easy Crochet Sun Hat
Some of the best summer activities, like picnics, walks in the park, and beach days, require hours out in the sun. Keep your little kiddo safe from the sun's harmful rays with this bright and cheerful floppy hat.
Still haven't found your perfect crochet summer hat? Good news! We have more than 40 more summer hat patterns to choose from in this collection of 41+ Crochet Summer Hat Patterns
Fun Crochet Ideas for Summer
Sunhats and tote bags aren't the only crochet items you need this summer! From cheerful summer kitchen patterns to crochet toys to enjoy outdoors, we've rounded up the best crochet ideas for summer. Brighten up your home and everywhere you go this season with these fun and colorful summer crochet ideas.
- Slice of Summer Crochet Pattern
Have a slice of summer and brighten up your kitchen with this free easy crochet pattern! These juicy potholders look like oranges, and will add some color and pizazz to your kitchen.
- Crochet Toy Jump Rope
Turn off the TV and get your kids outside! Keep them happy and active all summer long with this homemade crochet toy pattern. It's one of the best free, easy crochet patterns for the summer.
- Summer Fun Beach Ball Pillow
Stay comfortable when lounging on the beach with this colorful pillow. You'll also want to use tihs crochet pillow when catching a performance at an outdoor concert or while sitting on an uncomfortable plastic chair at a backyard barbecue party.
- All-American Apron
This patriotic apron pattern is a great item to have on-hand for your backyard BBQs this summer. Whether you're hosting a big July 4th blow-out, or are just a proud American, show off your U.S.A. spirit with this easy apron.
- Striped Summer Coasters
These brightly colored Striped Summer Coasters are a must-do for the summer months. They are perfect for outdoor parties and picnics. This is an easy crochet pattern to complete. Make one in every color of the rainbow!
- Summer Throw Blanket
This quick and easy, yet truly beautiful, lightweight throw pattern is perfect for beginners, or anyone looking for a relaxing pattern. Use this versatile throw as a picnic blanket, to cover up on breezy evenings, or give it as a gift for a summer baby shower.
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