Summer Knitting: 6 Lightweight Projects Perfect for Warm Weather

What should you knit when the weather heats up? Look to fun tops, designs featuring lace, and breezy silhouettes! Plus one of the amazing things about warm weather patterns is that they are usually simple and can be done quickly. So, what patterns should you bookmark? 

Check out these 6 lightweight patterns for relaxed your summer days:

01 Hudson Valley Cardi

Although the weather has been heating up, don’t say goodbye to cardigans too soon! Add Hudson Valley Cardi to your summer outfits, perfect for breezy summer mornings and evenings when the temperature drops. Take this interactive course on my education platform, featuring over 3 hours of teaching! This video sweater class is full of great tips and tricks from cast-on to finishing, and includes discussion threads, groups, quizzes, and more. Learn More & Enroll »

02 Roselle Tee Sweater

The Roselle Tee is one of my favorites for warm weather-knitting. It’s a stylish, reversible top that features adorable lace insets, so you can wear it with the lace in front or back. This class also comes with hours of video tutorials AND sweater modifications! The pattern includes over 20 videos, 13 tools and tutorials, and even a mini practice swatch pattern. Take the class on my education platform today, and learn at your own pace! Learn More & Enroll »


03 Tortola Sweater

Want options to customize a tank or short-sleeved top? The Tortola Video Sweater class has been converted to a fully streaming and downloadable class on! The course comes with 5 brand new videos and 3 new tutorials. 40 lessons in total! Join us today and learn how to modify the design, tips and tricks from cast-on to finishing. Hint: you can make this lace top as a tank top or with cap-sleeves. Learn More & Enroll »

 04 Leaning Diamond Tank

Looking for a delicate lace tank that will keep you cool? With an interesting center lace panel and i-cord straps, this in the round pattern is perfect for all levels and fast to finish. For those of you with lots of ambition but just a little bit of time, grab it now and add some fun for your summer time! Grab the Pattern »

 05 Split Back Lace Tank

Super fun and fast—this cute feminine lace pattern, features flattering drape, and an interesting split back. Nothing says “summer” quite like a tank and a pair of shorts. It is sure to be your new favorite this season! Grab the Pattern »

 06 Summer Swing Tee

For those of you who want to add an easy fit tee with some fun at details—here you are! Check out the Summer Swing Tee which features laced edging at hem and sleeve. The simple shaping creates a faux reverse shirt tail shaping without any of the work! Grab the Pattern »

Hope these summer patterns will add some fun to your summer time. Enjoy and knit on!


Want to plan out the next season early and can’t wait to get you into the fall spirit? Here are seven patterns with tons of useful skills that I recommend. Click here!

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