Finally, the warm weather is here! Oh Mother Nature how I’ve waited for you to pull through! I can’t wait to go to the beach, or swim in the pool. Did I mention the endless Popsicles that I am just dying to eat?
It’s too warm outside for blankets, hats, scarves and mittens. Whatever will I crochet for summer? I can’t just not crochet for a WHOLE season!
You may have found yourself in this very dilemma every time that the beautiful weather comes in. It’s almost bittersweet. Sweet because who doesn’t love the amazing weather and activities that comes along with summer? But ever so bitter because all those hats and scarves have no use during this time.
We can all agree that no one wants to pack up their crochet with the rest of their winter things and leave them til next year!
So, here it is, 8 amazing things to crochet for summer.
It’s time to get out and enjoy that sun! So, what are you going to do? You’re going to pack up your beach bag! You might just grab one of your 99 cent totes out of the closet or you can make a stylish beach tote customized for your needs! Find this Vintage Market Tote Pattern HERE!
If you love anklets or toe rings, you’ll love this popular summer trend! Barefoot sandals are such a cute and stylish way to spice up your summer beach/pool outfits! There are so many free and gorgeous patterns for these decorative sandals! You can check out my personal compilation of Free Barefoot Sandals Patterns!
Time to pack in the wool and break out your cotton cause these floppy sunhats are in. Check out the The Lavender Chair’s Sunhat Compilation! Or you can make A Sunhat for your little one with the Stacked Shells Baby Sunhat pattern. The possibilities are endless!
Another cute idea that is recently trending are these cute little ice pop covers. They are great to use for both you and your kids so your hands don’t get that awful frostbite feeling while eating your frozen delights!
It’s officially flip flop season, but, why pay $30 for a cute pair of flip flops that are just going to get chlorine water all over them? With just $1 and some yarn from your beloved stash, You can make these flip flops! Just head on over to your local Walmart or Micheals! You can make these flip flops match anything and everything your heart desires for a fraction of the price!
Crop tops are all the rage! I can’t tell you how many cute patterns are out there! I see so many people prancing around in these cute tops. You can find this Pineapple Lace Summer Top in the link provided.
Beach cover ups are an important accessory to women in the summer. I don’t think I know a single woman without one. Crocheted beach cover ups are even more gorgeous then regular ones. Get this South Beach Cover up Crochet Pattern HERE!
I’m personally not the biggest fan of crocheted bathing suits. Only because when I go to the pool or the beach, I am the type of person that just has to go in. I don’t know if you know this, but, crocheted bathing suits hold A LOT of water and tend to sag. So, they aren’t really functionable. But, if you are the type of person who just enjoys getting your tan on, crochet bathing suits are the crochet for summer project for you .
There you have it. 8 new great project ideas to get started with for the summer!