Stylish and Breathable Summer Knitting Projects

Posted by on Aug 05, 2014

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If you’re a hardcore knitter, chances are you already know that there are plenty of lightweight, knitted wearables that you can make on your own. Here are six stylish summer knitting projects for you to work on beside the pool.

Purple sleeveless knit sweater
Norah Gaughan
Lightweight Vest Top
Although vests are usually used to maximize warmth in the winter, this sleeveless vest top is a nice lightweight option for the summertime. For more information, visit Berroco.

Grey lacy cardigan
Lacy Cardigan
This lacy, short-sleeved cardigan is simple to make - it's the perfect warm weather accessory. You can even wear this over a strappy sundress. For more information, visit All About You.

Knitted t-shirt with ribbed detail
Norah Gaughan
Knitted Gansey-style Shirt
With its round neck and ribbed details, this lightweight knitted shirt will lend a classy look to any summer outfit. This knitting project is of moderate difficulty. For more information, visit Ravelry.

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Tan slouch sweater
AnneLena Mattison
Drop-shoulder Sweater
This slouchy sweater is knitted in a lattice lace style, which makes it breathable to wear in the warmer months, but still comfortable on a chillier summer night. For more information, visit Ravelry.

Purple knitted camisole
Corinna Ferguson
One of the best and most wearable summer fashions is the camisole. Instead of spending money on one, why not try knitting your own? For more information, visit Classic Elite Yarns.

knitted skirt with pockets
The Sweatshop of Love
Skirt with Pockets
Aren’t we all searching for the perfect skirt with pockets? This adorable knitted skirt would be perfect as summer is ending and cooler fall days begin. Pair it with a cardigan and tights. For more information, visit Craftsy.

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