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19 Knits For Summer

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5 May 2017
19 Knits For Summer

Get ready for warmer days spent knitting in the garden with our selection of the perfect summertime knits!

Simple Shawlette

Simple Shawlette
Let's Knit

Accessories are great summery knits, and this stunning lace shawlette is a great option for jazzing up an outfit.

Amazing Alpacas

Amazing Alpacas
Let's Knit

We love knitting animals all year round but these vibrant little cuties are perfect for using up the bright yarns we love to knit with in the summer months!

Perfect Placemats

Perfect Placemats
Let's Knit

Add sunshine to your dining room with these colourful placemats – a nice touch when entertaining in the warmer season.

Special Sunflowers

Special Sunflowers
Let's Knit

It would be wrong to create this list without including some sunflowers! If you aren't into gardening yourself, create a knitted bunch with our pattern.

Beach Hut Love

Beach Hut Love
Let's Knit

Bring the beach to your home with this lovely beach hut doorstop – a great beginner project with simple stitches but a small amount of shaping and easy stripes to help build up your skills.

Multi-coloured Bear

Multi-coloured Bear
Let's Knit

Summer is all about bright shades of yarn, and Sherbet makes good use of lots of different ones with his gorgeous rainbow fur!

Bags For Life

Bags For Life
Let's Knit

It would be impossible to get through the summer without making yourself a summery craft bag! This beauty doubles up as a beach bag – we love the flip flops on the side!

Fish Friends

Fish Friends
Let's Knit

In summer we all spend a lot more time in our gardens, and I definitely pay a lot more attention to my fish. Knit your own set with these vibrant patterns!

Garden Buddies

Garden Buddies
Let's Knit

Do you do a lot of gardening? Craft yourself a set of mates to assist you with our gorgeous knitted gnome and insect patterns!

Colourful Cardigan

Colourful Cardigan
Let's Knit

We love knitting for tots all year round, but this adorable cardigan is perfect for them to wear on warm summer days! We are in love with the colours.

Beautiful Budgies

Beautiful Budgies
Let's Knit

We adore birds and these budgies are just perfect for hanging in your craft room. Make this gorgeous couple, Basil and Bella while you're relaxing in the sun!

Quirky Brooches

Quirky Brooches
Let's Knit

Quick knits are great for making while in the garden or at the beach – less to carry around with you but equally as pleasing. These brooches will add fun to any summer clothing!

Travel Knitter

Travel Knitter
Let's Knit

Create individual products for your trip with our fantastic knitted travel set, with a luggage tag and passport holder. You'll never pick up the wrong suitcase at the airport again!

Picnic Pals

Picnic Pals
Let's Knit

Possibly the most quintessential British summertime activity, the picnic! Rain or shine, come the summer months we are all seen sitting on a blanket with a sandwich and a flask of tea. Make your picnics extra special this year and knit our wonderful intarsia blanket – you'll never have a soggy bottom again!

Terrific Tea Cosy

Terrific Tea Cosy
Let's Knit

Go green this summer with our fabulous allotment tea cosy! Perfect for afternoon tea with your friends on a summer afternoon, paired with a slice of the classic Victoria Sponge – or maybe a carrot cake would be more apt... Yum!

Caravan Cushion

Caravan Cushion
Let's Knit

Even if you're not taking a trip this summer, you can do so mentally whilst making our caravan cushion! It is beautiful and unique, a great way to build up your skills with simple stripes and the caravan uses the intarsia method to work on the door and window.

Sun Hat

Sun Hat
Let's Knit

It's important to be sensible when the sun's out, and you can make sure your head is protected with our stunning sun hat pattern.

Lacy Shorts

Lacy Shorts
Let's Knit

If we're lucky in Britain the weather does occasionally get warm enough to wear shorts, why not add some glamour to a pair you've got with this beautiful lace trim! Easy way to update your wardrobe without breaking the bank.

Sweet Strawberries

Sweet Strawberries
Let's Knit

Why not decorate your garden for the summer months with this amazing strawberry bunting? Sure to be popular with your guests and adding a touch of colour to your garden, what are you waiting for? Get knitting!

Are you feeling inspired? Find out some key garments to make for your summer wardrobe!

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5 May 2017

19 Knits For Summer

19 Knits For Summer

Get ready for warmer days spent knitting in the garden with our selection of the perfect summertime knits!

Simple Shawlette

Simple Shawlette

Accessories are great summery knits, and this stunning lace shawlette is a great option for jazzing up an outfit.

Amazing Alpacas

Amazing Alpacas

We love knitting animals all year round but these vibrant little cuties are perfect for using up the bright yarns we love to knit with in the summer months!

Perfect Placemats

Perfect Placemats

Add sunshine to your dining room with these colourful placemats – a nice touch when entertaining in the warmer season.

Special Sunflowers

Special Sunflowers

It would be wrong to create this list without including some sunflowers! If you aren't into gardening yourself, create a knitted bunch with our pattern.

Beach Hut Love

Beach Hut Love

Bring the beach to your home with this lovely beach hut doorstop – a great beginner project with simple stitches but a small amount of shaping and easy stripes to help build up your skills.

Multi-coloured Bear

Multi-coloured Bear

Summer is all about bright shades of yarn, and Sherbet makes good use of lots of different ones with his gorgeous rainbow fur!

Bags For Life

Bags For Life

It would be impossible to get through the summer without making yourself a summery craft bag! This beauty doubles up as a beach bag – we love the flip flops on the side!

Fish Friends

Fish Friends

In summer we all spend a lot more time in our gardens, and I definitely pay a lot more attention to my fish. Knit your own set with these vibrant patterns!

Garden Buddies

Garden Buddies

Do you do a lot of gardening? Craft yourself a set of mates to assist you with our gorgeous knitted gnome and insect patterns!

Colourful Cardigan

Colourful Cardigan

We love knitting for tots all year round, but this adorable cardigan is perfect for them to wear on warm summer days! We are in love with the colours.

Beautiful Budgies

Beautiful Budgies

We adore birds and these budgies are just perfect for hanging in your craft room. Make this gorgeous couple, Basil and Bella while you're relaxing in the sun!

Quirky Brooches

Quirky Brooches

Quick knits are great for making while in the garden or at the beach – less to carry around with you but equally as pleasing. These brooches will add fun to any summer clothing!

Travel Knitter

Travel Knitter

Create individual products for your trip with our fantastic knitted travel set, with a luggage tag and passport holder. You'll never pick up the wrong suitcase at the airport again!

Picnic Pals

Picnic Pals

Possibly the most quintessential British summertime activity, the picnic! Rain or shine, come the summer months we are all seen sitting on a blanket with a sandwich and a flask of tea. Make your picnics extra special this year and knit our wonderful intarsia blanket – you'll never have a soggy bottom again!

Terrific Tea Cosy

Terrific Tea Cosy

Go green this summer with our fabulous allotment tea cosy! Perfect for afternoon tea with your friends on a summer afternoon, paired with a slice of the classic Victoria Sponge – or maybe a carrot cake would be more apt... Yum!

Caravan Cushion

Caravan Cushion

Even if you're not taking a trip this summer, you can do so mentally whilst making our caravan cushion! It is beautiful and unique, a great way to build up your skills with simple stripes and the caravan uses the intarsia method to work on the door and window.

Sun Hat

Sun Hat

It's important to be sensible when the sun's out, and you can make sure your head is protected with our stunning sun hat pattern.

Lacy Shorts

Lacy Shorts

If we're lucky in Britain the weather does occasionally get warm enough to wear shorts, why not add some glamour to a pair you've got with this beautiful lace trim! Easy way to update your wardrobe without breaking the bank.

Sweet Strawberries

Sweet Strawberries

Why not decorate your garden for the summer months with this amazing strawberry bunting? Sure to be popular with your guests and adding a touch of colour to your garden, what are you waiting for? Get knitting!

Are you feeling inspired? Find out some key garments to make for your summer wardrobe!

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