The Summer Stitch Along will help you crochet away the long days of summer, especially if you’re still at home with little ones. Most of the crochet patterns are easy and quick makes that you can take wherever you may be: at the pool, at a park, or watching your kids play outside.
The blog hop is over, but you can still check out all 50 crochet patterns! *Some patterns may no longer be free, but many of them are. 🙂
Crochet Summer Stitch Along Week 1
Grab you hooks, yarn and pick a place to sit outside. We've all been indoors for a little while, so Needle Klankers is hosting the Summer Stitch Along by offerng a collection of crochet patterns each week that can be downloaded for FREE. Check them out below, and grab one or all by Sunday, June 7.
The fun is happening for the entire month of June. Don't forget to use #summerstitchalong when sharing your pictures, so we can admire your handmade work.
Hold The Cold Freezie Cozy
Nothing says summer like a Freeze Pop! You'll enjoy them even more with this crochet cozy. No more frozen and wrinkly finger tips!
The Bella B Shorts
Summer temps are on the way for those of us in the northern hemisphere. The Bella B Shorts are the perfect layering piece when heading to the pool or beach. It's a quick project, so grab this crochet pattern to make a few pairs to match all of your swimwear.
Splash of Color Washcloth
The Splash of Color Washcloth uses the Staggered Doubel Crochet Pairs for a solid and lacy look perfect for this washcloth and other projects. Have fun making a stack of cloths in one or two colors.
Crochet Seed Stitch Clutch
Everyone needs a classic cluth to carry the essentials when you're heading to dinner or lunch with friends.
Reusable Crochet Flower Face Scrubbies
Participate in some self-care with thses cute flower face scrubbies. It's a great way to use up that left over yarn.
In Love with Apples Crochet Applique
You're the apple of my eye! How cute are these apples?? Definitely get an A with all of the teachers by adding an orchard of apples to your crochet work.
The Skittles Summer Crochet Poncho
EEEKK!! I just love the colors in this poncho! This is a must0make for any handmade closet. Even if you're not a fan of bright colors, this crochet poncho is sure to look amazing in neutral shades too.
Lime Coin Purse
What's better than citrus in summer? Cotton yarn to make this lime Coin Purse is better! Never misplace your change with this coin purse, unless you have little fingers that "borrow" your things.
Crochet Skirt Pattern
Elevate your style with the Isabella crochet skirt pattern. One can never have enough in their handmade closet, so make at least one in your favorite neutral colors, and at least one in some fun colors to wear for a day of fun.
Crochet Princess Dress
This crochet Princess Dress is available in 6 sizes for the princesses in your life. As a top down garment, you can customize the length of the body and the skirt so a little lady can be the belle of the ball.
Sweet Stripes Coasters Pattern
Decorate your home or office with the Sweet Stripe Coasters. As a quick, stash busting project, you can make a stack in no time to gift to all of your friends and family.
Crochet Vintage Bandana
The bandana is a true classic hair accessory. Besides the style, it's a great way to tame you hair when it's having an unruly day.
Boho Belt Bag
The Boho Belt Bag offers style and function. Just carry your essentials when running errands. You can repurpose a purse strap or wear it with your favorite belt.
Crochet Summer Stitch Along Week 2
Ready for more crochet patterns?
For the week of June 8-14, there are 11 crochet patterns from an appliqué to several cases and bags (for carrying your WIPs, of course). 😉
Don’t forget to use the coupon code in your cart in order to get the PDF for free.
Crayon Pencil Case
School may have just ended, but it's never too early to start on your back to school crafts, such as this cute Crayon Pencil Case. This is surely to be unique for you elementary aged student, especially made in their favorite color.
Retro Hacky Sack
For your inner 90s kid, you’ll enjoy making this hacky sack, and teaching your kids how to have fun without technology. You can fill it with corn kernels or dry beans, and have hours of fun and improving your eye-foot coordination.
Dad's Soap On A Rope
In case you need a least minute gift for the dads in your life, you can mak this soap on a rope to keep his favorite soap from sliding from his hands. Men deserve spa treatments too. 😉
The Samantha Bold & Beautiful Twisted Cowl
Add a pop of color to any summer outfit with The Samantha, a bold and beautiful twisted cowl. Grab your favorite worsted weight yarn in three coordinating colors for this project. You'll be amazed at how quickly it works up.
Strawberry Crochet Applique
Strawberries are one of my favorite spring and summer time fruits to enjoy but arent as sweet as they look. Instead, we can make a garden‘s worth of Strawberry Appliqués to sweeten any project.
Icy Boho Cozy
Enjoy your favorite iced or frozen beverages all summer long! With the Icy Boho Cozy, your hands will remain comfortable and the cup will be stylish.
Recycled Jeans Bag
Who doesn't have at least one pair of jens in the closet that are no longer worn? Rather than forgetting them in the closet, repurpose those jeans into a one of a kind bag. It's large enough for your eseentials when heading to a barbecue or date night. You'll learn how to make yarn from jeans too!
You can create a super stylish and functional pouch for your tablet with the Arewa Pouch. If you're new to making motifs, this is a great way to get familiar with making a motif that can be used for more than jewelry or larger projects.
The Sweet Darlene Top
This mesh top is the perfect layering piece for summer! You can wear a tank underneath and be ready for a picnic or the office.
Sweet Stripes Sunglasses Case
Protect you sunglasses with this case that offers two options. You can make the 30-minute version with one layer, or create two-layers for more protection and color. Make a few cases to match your bags year round.
Tunisian Honeycomb Purse
Tunisian has been trending in the fiber community, and it's an amazingly fun technique to learn. With just one Caron x Pantone braid or some bulky weight yarn and a tunisian hook, you can learn the honeycomb stitch while making a purse. Have fun with the strap by repurposing an old belt or purse strap, or pick from a wide selection at your local craft store.
Crochet Textured Bandana Cowl
What's not to love about textured stitches? This is a versatile project that can be worn as a cowl, shawl or even a swim suit coverup. Definitely grab your hook and yarn for this one!
Summer Stitch Along Week 3
We’re back with 13 more crochet patterns! From a key chain and a wall hanging to bags and a wrap! There is something for everyone’s hooks.
Sunshine-y Hanging Towel Crochet Pattern
You'll love how quickly this towel works up, as well as it being ful of texture. If you're not familiar with the N stitch, a small project like this is perferct for learning a new stitch. You're kitchen will thank you.
The Feelin’ Fine Fringe Bag
Have a carefree summer day with the Feelin Fine Fringe Bag. It works up quickly, and is great for using up left over yarn.
Palm Tree Key Chain
Summer never ends with the Palm Tree Key Chain. You'll have a constant reminder of that bech trip you never wanted to end.
Houndstooth Crochet Sunglasses Bag
You know you always need a case for your favorite pairs of sunglasses. This case is in houndstooth, which will always be a classic look. Whether you make it in black and white for a classic look, or have fun with brighter colors, you'll have fun making this sunglasses bag.
Crochet Square Flower Motif
Who doesn't love flowers, especially a flower motif? This crochet square can be combined to create a placemat, sofa blanket or lap throw. The possibilities are limitless.
Ice Cream Crochet Applique
Never worry about your ice cream melting in the heat of summer with this applique. Create your favorite flavor combinations to enjoy without the mess or calories.
Rainbow Mandala Hanging
Create a welcoming entry way with the Rainbow mandla Hanging! Whether you use rainbow colors or your favorite coordinating colors, you're sure to have the best decorated door for summer.
Free Crochet Book Mark Pattern
If you love reading books, I'm sure you have a large collection of bookmarks. This bookmark will surely become a favorite as a star shape and tassel. Tassels are just plain fun!
Easy Striped Tote Bag
Do you love tote bags as much as I do?? I don't have anywhere to store my totes, but I can't help to add more to the collection. A crochet tote like this does double duty to satisfy one's bag need and working through the stash.
Sweet Stripes Freeze Pop Holders
Add a ton of style to your freeze pops or frozen Gogurt this summe with te Sweet Stripes Freeze Pop Holder. I just love the tiny sunglasses!
Sunrise Chevron Wrap: Crochet Pattern
As temperatures rise, the air conditioning thermostat drops. You don't have to freeze inside anymore with this chevron shawl that hangs perfectly on you shoulders.
Ear warmer with Bow Tie
How adorable is this matching set for a Mommy and her son? I think bow ties are the cutest on little boys, and now you little man will be steal everyone's attention with this handmade gift.
Crochet Mermaid Dreams Pillow Case - Needle Klankers
The Mermaid Dreams Pillow offers subtle texture that will pop with the different color combinations. You can decorate your home anytime with this pattern.
Summer Stitch Along Week 4
Wow, hasn't the month just flown by?? How many patterns have you completed so far? Week 4 brings you 12 crochet patterns for a total of 50 crochet patterns this month!
Just like the previous weeks, hop to each blog, locate the download button to grab 1, 5 or all 12 patterns to add to your library. Be sure to use the code at checkout. Don't forget to use #summerstitchalong when sharing your progress pictures and completed projects.
Dinosaur Pencil Case
Sunflower Cottage Crochet has a way of creating ever so cute items! Isn't this the cutest pencil case you've seen? This is a wonderful gift for a preschooler, kindergartener, or any dino loving person.
Crochet Water Bottle Holder
Summer has officially started, which means it will be HOT. Many of us never leave home without a bottle of water, but who wants to carry it around or leave it in the car. Carroway Crochet's Crochet Water Bottle Holder is the perfect solution for summer, and it's a great project for using scrap yarn too.
Sunday Market Bag
Who doesn't need a collection of market bags? Rather than collecting the plastic bags that have nowhere to go in your home and don't need to end up in a landfill, you can make yourself several Sunday Market Bags! I'm sure this one would stay in the car rather than "magically" reappearing back in the house.
Sunny Days Crunch Stitch Dishcloth
Textured dishcloths seem to be everywhere this year! Here's another wonderful option by Itchin' for Some Stitchin. You bright colors to add a splash of pizzaz to your home decor, or use colors that match. Whatever you choose, you'll be glad to have make an eco-minded item for yourself or as gifts.
Crochet Whale Applique
OMG! This Crochet Whale Applique is so much fun! You'll have a whale of a time turning bags, tops, pants, hats and more into a nautical theme. If you make enough, you could create an ocean scene or create a fishing game.
Charleston Lace Crochet Cushion
Add some elegance to any sofa, chair or bed in your home with the Charleston Lace Cushion. The fun of a cushion is being able to repurpose the sofa pillows rather than hiding them in a closet to be rediscovered years later. Get really creative and make a few cushions in coordinating colors for a simple way to transform your space.
There's nothing better than finding a project bag. The WIP Bag by Fosbas Designs makes it easy to crochet while window shopping. Wait, is that only me that crochets while walking around a mall?? Well after you make this bag, you can be like me and never have to dream about when you can get back home to keep hookin'.
Sweet Stripes Wine Cozy
With long summer nights comes more time outside with family and friends. Why not have a cozy to keep your glass cool and prevent condensation? No one likes to grab a damp glass, and you can make every guess what you're sipping on.
Las Olas Hat
The Las Olas Hat was inspired by a Miami sunset. It's a one-skien project that is worked from the bottom up. If you use the same silk blend yarn, it is SOOOO SOFT and won't snag your hair. As a slight slouchy style, you can wear the Las Olas Hat year round with your favorite outfits.
I just love looking at mandalas! With a different color and stitch patterneach round, you're sure to remain interested while making the Joyful Mandala. This would make a lovely wall hanging in one's craft space.
It may be summer but penguins are cool anytime of the year. Add a Penguin Brooch to a bag or hat for a new level of cuteness and cool.
This is a great way to learn and practice the bobble stitch! It's also a practical quick gift with some lovely homemade soap. Bobbles offer a ton of texture too, which makes it makes it just fun to make.
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