Summer Knitting & Crochet Projects Round-Up

Knitted Clothes Collage

To many, knitting seems like the kind of activity that should be done inside, by a fire, while winter weather rages outside.

Those people are wrong.

Yes, cozy sweaters are all well and good, but knit projects can be made for year-round use and enjoyment. Here, we’ll show you.

Our Favorite Summer Knitting & Crochet Projects

Knit Clothes

A little airflow is a good thing.

Knitted Clothes Collage

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Knit shorts > cutoffs.

Make a breezy crop top.

Knit a loose weave beach cover-up.


Summer is for farmer’s markets, trips to the beach, and weekend getaways. Keep your stuff organized in these uber-functional knit bags.

Knit Bag Collage

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Make a bag for your knitting – this drawstring design lets you take your skein to the beach without getting sand in it. 

Knit a bag designed to hold all your beach essentials.

Crochet a mesh bag, and add a fun pop of color.


Handmade knit projects don’t have to be for wearing. Dishcloths, coasters, and cup cozies in summery colors are useful and good-looking.

Kinda like you.

Knitted Kitchen Collage

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Whip up a batch of crocheted kitchen scrubbies.

Make fruity trivets and matching potholders. Your barbecues need them.

Keep condensation from ruining tabletops with adorable knitted bottle cozies.

Colorful coasters. Because, why the heck not?


Up your accessories game with surprising knit goodies. Use them proudly.

Knitted Accessories Collage

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Wear crocheted sandals.

tiny crocheted mermaid is basically the cutest thing ever.

Knit up a colorful sunglasses case.

What are YOU knitting this summer?