Knitting in the summer can be a bit of a quandary. Typically, we think of the hottest days of the summer, forgetting the lukewarm weeks leading up to the real scorchers. I personally tend to forget how cold it can get indoors, especially in office buildings, where one often overzealous individual controls the thermostat.
Knitting in the summer can be just as useful and relaxing as it is in the winter. Knowing exactly what type of projects will best serve you in the summer moths is the real trick. No one wants to wear a thick winter sweater in the middle of July, which is why these lighter patterns will be a real hit with knitters. You can’t go wrong if you build your summer wardrobe around one of these fashionable knitting patterns.
10 Summer Patterns to Knit and Wear
Angelica Vest – A simple lace pattern that makes an excellent layering piece.
Morning Glory Shawl – Knit this up and keep it at the office to stave off the cold air conditioning.
Peaches ‘n Cream Lacy Shawlette – Cool nights won’t be a problem with this chic little shawl.
One Ball Mary Jane Slippers – These light slippers are a great project for folks who prefer to wear some sort of slipper around the house.
Angel Shawl – This lace shawl will be the envy of everyone. It’s perfect for an elegant night out or a professional setting.
Summer Sunburst Cardigan – Don’t let an unexpected rain catch you out in the cold. This cardigan will keep you warm without overpowering you.
Summer Socks – Designed with a low cuff, these hand knit socks will be a delight for your feet.
Garter Lace Cardigan – A light, lacy top, this pattern is absolutely adorable. The lace pattern knits up relatively fast, making this a great choice for impatient knitters.
Seamless Spring Sweater – This Joe-basic seamless sweater is a standard pullover. It’s a great garment to have on hand for unexpected rainy days.
Pretty Lace Pullover – Talk about gorgeous; this sweater will be a hit with everyone you know!
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What is your favorite summer outfit?
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