Summer is a time for cool cottons and linens, gentle bamboo and a whole palette to make your soul sing! Palest pastels, zingy brights and vintage charm wind around your needles in all kinds of different yarn weights - super fine lace and fingering weight shawls, every day DKs and sturdy aran and worsted - there might even be an adventure into chunkier yarns for fast knits. Join us for some knitting fun and cast on summer!
Summer knitting patterns
If you love garments, cardigans are every girl's best friend whatever the weather, but don't forget soft cotton sweaters, vests, cropped tops and cover-ups. Accessories are fabulous fun to knit from purses and bags to cotton picnic throws - and there is always time for sock knitting.
Top summer patterns
Bamboo or silk? Linen or cotton? Whatever your preference summer yarns are gentle on the skin and a dream to work with on warm days whether you're in the garden or on the beach! Perfect for crafting smooth effortlessly cool garments and accessories.
Want to know all there is to know about cotton? Explore our knitting with cotton guide for tips on how to care for your cotton garments, which yarn to pick and top projects which are especially cool for summer!