Climb the ladder to ultimate summer knit style with these ladder-lace patterns. This open-knit lacework keeps you cool and covered in the summer and looks oh-so pretty. From lightweight scarves to cute cardigans, you can try your hand at this technique with many summer wardrobe staples. Relax and get knitting to achieve the perfect combination of summer ease and handmade fashion!
Nothing can dress up or warm up a sundress like a cardigan. For a night out or the office, this button-front knit cardigan
features ladder and chevron lacework. With three-quarter-length sleeves and a cropped length, this cardi is cute and breezy atop a tank and shorts or a LBD. This will become your go-to warm-weather essential.
Early or late summer evenings can often be chilly when transitioning from spring to summer or summer to fall. Keep cool and stylish with a ladder-lace cowl
. This short infinity scarf looks lovely with a tank and maxi skirt and omits the typical chunkiness of an outfit topped with a winter scarf. If you love effortless layering all year round, this cowl will be your go-to accessory season after season.
An alternative to a cowl is an open ombre ladder-lace scarf
. In summery pastel colors, this scarf will elevate your summer fashion game. Wear it loosely around your neck on a breezy night, or don it as a lightweight shawl over a strapless dress or top. Plus, the ombre effect looks pretty and punchy all at once.
Who doesn't love a nice top they can wear all summer long? If you are among this group of people, this is the top for you. A sleeveless ladder-lace shell
is perfect for warm temperatures and style genius. It will go with anything, from black ponte pants to denim cutoffs. Wear for work or for play, so get knitting right away.
The Little Knitting Company
Much like the cardigan above, a short-sleeved knit shrug
complements a range of summer wardrobe staples and favorites. Featuring a scalloped bottom and open front, this ladder-lace piece can amp up your fun and flirty or subdued and modest style. Wear over a tank in summer and a thermal in the winter, your knitting skills will come in handy for this light pull-on.
With the summer heat and scorching sun beating down on you, having your
hair down and in your face can be torturous. So, get that hair out of
your face and off your forehead with your own knitted ladder-lace headband
The ladder-lace technique truly shines on the band of this piece,
allowing for stretchability and comfort. You can't beat that this
headband is lacy, feminine and handmade.