Cotton yarn is a great material to work with, especially in the warmer months. You can knit comfortable, breezy clothing and summer accessories. Whether you want to make a blanket for the beach or a cardigan to wear on a beautiful summer evening, these free knitting patterns have got you covered.
Summer Knitting Projects with Cotton Yarn
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Big Beach Bag
When you visit the beach, you probably have plenty of necessities you want to bring with you. This big beach bag is just the thing to carry everything you need for a day in the sand and sun. For the free pattern, visit All Free Knitting.
Comfy Knit Dress
For a casual dinner or a beach concert, nothing beats this comfortable knit dress. This is also a very simple pattern to follow, so the project is ideal for beginners! For the free pattern, visit Kollabora.
Whether you’re dining outdoors or just looking for a nice accent for your outfit, this light cardigan is perfect. The added detail of lace trim at the sleeves and around the bottom make this sweater extra special. For the free pattern, visit Berroco.
Sleeveless Cinched Top
This sleeveless top is perfect for summer weather. The cinched detailing at the waist gives this top a chic look, but you could wear it just about anywhere. For more information and the free pattern, visit the Rowan website.
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Summer evenings can get chilly! If you need a new beach blanket, this might be just the project for you. The seaside blanket is a simple knitting project and can be done quickly! For the free pattern, visit Ravelry.
This knitted cozy will keep your tablet or e-reader safe and snug in your tote or out on the sand when you’re doing your beach reading. This is such a simple project, but one that you’ll get a lot of use out of! For the free pattern, visit Moogly.