Summer Knitting (& crochet) Inspo

When you think of knitting or crochet you likely think of fall and winter. I bet you think about beanies and chunky sweaters, BUT there is a whole world of spring & summer crochet waiting to be explored!

Now admittedly I do not knit alot of spring and summer wear. I like my beanies and chunky sweaters haha and there is no reason you cannot knit fall & winter items during the warmer months. You knit what makes you happy. 

For many makers the warmer season is a time to get ahead on fall and winter stock for their shop or markets. If you need a break from the warmer knits though here are a few tips & pattern suggestions.

1)Ditch the bulkier yarns for some nice fingering weight yarns or even dk, dk weight yarn is knit at a loose gauge can still be pretty light.  

2)Buy some yarn that has linen or cotton in it. Now I am personally not a fan of cotton yarn for anything that is not home decor but again you do you. A lovely example of a light weight linen yarn is Trailhead yarns.

3)If you really are not into summer garment knitting, make some home decor. This is a great time to make some wall hangings, dish cloths & throw pillows. 

Pattern Garment inspo:

*post includes ravelry links*

Summer Court Tank by dragon hoard yarns (paid for pattern)

outline tank by Jessie Maed Designs (paid for pattern)

Captiva Crop by Laura Murphy (paid for pattern)

Boho Tank by Hooked on Handmade (paid for pattern)

Streamline Tank by Two of Wands (paid or free version available)

Sweetpea Top by Evelyn & Peter (paid or free version available)

Simple Knit Tank by Hook n Stein (free)

Summertime Tank by TLYarncrafts (paid or free version available)

What are some of your fav spring / summer patterns to make?

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