60+ Free Easy To Make Summer Crochet Patterns To Try

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By now, we should all know that crocheting is not just for winter! As much as I love scarfs, mittens, and crochet penguins, crocheting was made to be used all year round! 

So, with the warmer weather upon us, now is the perfect time to think about Summer Crochet Patterns! 

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If you have no idea where to start, then you are in the right place because today I am sharing 60 + FREE Summer Crochet Patterns that range from fashion to home decor!

60+ Free Summer Crochet Patterns

Flower Garland


You don’t have to have a green thumb to take care of these flowers! 

If you are looking for a quick, cute, and easy crochet pattern to try then check out this adorable crochet flower pattern! It’s the perfect project to make on a summer day and can be made in a short amount of time.

Honeycomb Crochet Mesh Top

Honeycomb Crochet Mesh Top by A Crocheted Simplicity

If you have never tried making crochet summer tops, then you are missing out! 

Making a crochet top is easier to do than you might think and is a fun way to expand your crocheting skills So, if you are looking for a great place to start, check out this gorgeous Honeycomb Mesh Crochet Top Pattern!

It pairs perfectly with a tank top and can easily go over your swimsuit as a cover up!

Crochet Towel Holder

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I don’t know about you, but I love practical projects that also double as cute home decor! 

This Crochet Towel Holder is the best of both worlds and can easily be customized to fit different sizes of towels.

Plus, this project would make a great housewarming gift, for all your family and friends who are moving this summer!

Fiesta Scrap Bag Crochet Pattern

woman holding the fiesta scrap bag and walking through the woods

Have some scrap yarn? Then check out this Fiesta Scrap Bag pattern that is functional, sturdy, and colorful. – Which makes it perfect for summer!

Easy Striped Crochet Bucket Hat

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Who needs a sun hat when you have this adorable bucket hat?!

In my opinion, bucket hats make the perfect summer hat! As a ’90s kid, I just love the bucket hat trend because it takes me right back to the summer days of my youth.

This free crochet pattern has plenty of that awesome 90’s vibe and it’ll keep you cool on sunny days thanks to breezy cotton yarn. Also, the pattern is super beginner friendly and uses basic crochet stitches!

Sassy Sunflower Crochet Crossbody Bag

Sassy Sunflower Crochet Crossbody Bag by Crochet 365 Knit Too

Do you love crochet sunflowers? Then turn them into the perfect bag for summer using this Sassy Sunflower Crochet Crossbody Bag pattern!

Granny Square Crochet Bandana

Granny Square Bandana by Marching North

Bandana’s and hair scarves are the perfect accessory for a crazy hair day, or when you want to keep your hair out of your eyes at the beach! 

This free crochet pattern is easy and quick, and the perfect fun project to make over the weekend or tote along on road trips. Plus, you can easily change it up with different colors and make it your own.

How fun would be to make a different color bandana for each of your summer outfits?!

Summer Day Bag

Summer Day Bag Free Crochet Pattern by Winding Road Crochet

If you are looking for a durable summer bag that can carry all your crochet projects, then check out this gorgeous Summer Day Bag!

Easy Crochet Round Rug

Easy Round Crochet Rug Pattern by Marching North

If you’re looking for a show-stopping DIY home decor project, this is the perfect rug to make this summer!  

It feels awesome on bare feet, it’s a great way to add some texture to small spaces, and it is a super easy pattern. What’s not to love?

Summer Staple Sweater

Summer Staple Sweater Tutorial by Moogly

No matter the warm weather, if you still get cold in the summer, this Summer Staple Sweater is perfect for you!

Easy Crochet Bandana with Scalloped Edge

how to make a crochet bandana

You can never have too many crochet bandanas in your summer wardrobe! 

This crochet bandana has a scalloped edge and is a super versatile pattern!

Plus, it’s one of those fun easy projects that you can throw in your bag to pass the time on summer road trips or when you’re catching up on your favorite shows!

Juniper Cardigan – Lace Crochet Cardigan

Juniper Cardigan – Lace Crochet Cardigan Pattern by Desert Blossom Crafts

Do you want a lace cardigan for summer? Then this Junpier Cardigan pattern is the one to try because it’s designed with adjustable sizing and only uses one special stitch!

Easy Beaded Crochet Necklace (or Bracelet)

crochet beaded necklace being worn as a bracelet

Move over beaded friendship bracelets, because this adorable Beaded Crochet Necklace (and Bracelet) is in town! 

This lovely necklace pattern is so simple and fast, and you can use different colors of thread and all kinds of different shapes and sizes of beads to make it your own.

It’s the perfect easy crochet necklace pattern for the summer months when you’re sick of making warm things and a great way to use up some random beads you have laying around your craft room!

Easy Crochet Granny Stitch Top for Women

Easy Crochet Granny Stitch Top A Crocheted Simplicity

If you love granny squares, then you will love this Easy Granny Square Top!

This top is a fun pattern to stitch because it combines the classic crochet granny stitch with a boxy style top! Pair this top with some jean shorts and flip flops and you are ready for a day in the sun!

Magic Crochet Potholder

magic crochet pot holder

For all those summer barbeques, you are going to need a good potholder! 

This simple double thick pot holder pattern uses beginner friendly basic stitches and you can have it ready to use in your kitchen in about an hour by following this free pattern and video tutorial!

Magnolia Granny Square Bag Pattern

Magnolia Granny Square Bag Crochet Pattern by Mama in a Stitch

Looking for a crochet bag that is vintage in style but large in size? Then you will love this Magnolia Granny Square Bag that is the best of both worlds!

Double Thick Crochet Pot Holder Pattern

double thick crochet pot holder featuring the thermal stitch

Do you need a double thick and double-duty pot holder for all that summer cooking? Then this crochet pot holder pattern is for you!

This pot holder is super thick, thanks to the thermal stitch AND the extra pockets on the back!

Plus, this pot holder gives you the option to use it almost as an oven mitt or lay it on the counter as a regular pot holder. Yay, options!

Red, White, and Blue Cupcake Amigurumi

Cupcake Amigurumi: Rock the Red, White and Blue by Crochet 365 Knit Too

Do you love crocheting little figures? Then check out this Cupcake Amigurumi! It’s perfect for the 4th of July and can be adapted for different ideas.

Crochet Mermaid Gnome

Crochet Mermaid Gnome by Winding Road Crochet

Create the perfect summer gnome with this fun and adorable Crochet Mermaid Gnome pattern!

Easy Striped Summer Tee

Easy Striped Summer Tee by Moogly

Looking for a crochet crop top that still has a bit of length? Check out this Easy Striped Summer Tee that is easy to make and can be styled in so many ways!

Crochet Chair Caddy

Crochet Chair Caddy by A Crochet Simplicity

Do you need a water bottle holder for your chair this summer? Then grab your crochet hook because this easy project is for you! 

Learn how to create your own Crochet Chair Caddy that is perfect for beach chairs, camp chairs, and more!

You can easily adjust the pattern to fit your size chair and the little things you want it to hold (like a water bottle, phone, or sunglasses case).

Lil’ Mountains Purse Pouch

Lil’ Mountains Purse Pouch Crochet Pattern by Mama in a Stitch

For those summer days when you need to get up and go, this Lil’ Mountains Purse Pouch is the way to go! This pattern is not only adorable, but it takes less than one skein of yarn!

Crochet Sunflower Coaster

Crochet Sunflower Coaster by Crochet 365 Knit Too

Looking for more summer sunflower projects? Then learn how to make these fast and fun Sunflower Coasters that will be perfect for your Summer drinks!

Crochet Jellyfish Gnome

Crochet Jellyfish Gnome by Winding Road Crochet

If a Mermaid Gnome is not for you, why not make a fun Crochet Jellyfish Gnome this summer?!

Perfect Summer Crochet Clutch

Perfect Summer Crochet Clutch by Moogly

This Perfect Summer Crochet Clutch looks store-bought, has tons of texture, but is super easy to make! Plus, it’s lined!

Crochet Water Bottle Holder with Phone Pocket & Adjustable Strap

Crochet Water Bottle Holder with Phone Pocket & Adjustable Strap by A Crocheted Simplicity

If you like the idea of a water bottle and phone holder, but you are always on the go, then you need to check out this pattern! 

This Crochet Water Bottle Holder with Phone Pocket and Adjustable Strap is a beginner-friendly crochet pattern that is ideal for both kids and adults!

The pattern can be adjusted to different water bottle sizes and can be customized in a variety of ways.

How To Crochet A Summer Circle Bag

How To Crochet A Summer Circle Bag by Mama in a Stitch

If you are tired of square bags, then why not make a circle bag?! This Circle Bag is simple to crochet, looks store-bought, and only costs $6 dollars to make!

Crochet Flamingo Gnome

Crochet Flamingo Gnome by WInding Road Crochet

Flamingos and Gnomes could be considered the symbols of summer! So, why not combine them together to make this fun Crochet Flamingo Gnome!

Seaglass Summer Cardi Tutorial

Seaglass Summer Cardi by Moogly

You will definitely stand out this summer wearing this Seaglass Summer Cardi! This cardi is one size fits all and the pattern can be made by beginners!

Crochet Water Bottle Holder

Crochet Water Bottle Holder bv Crochet 365 Knit Too

If you are looking for a simple Crochet Water Bottle Holder pattern, this one is for you! It’s fun to make and includes a nice long strap that makes the holder perfect for summer hiking!

Boho Fringe Granny Square Crochet Purse

boho granny square crochet bag hanging on a hanger

If you style in more boho, then this Boho Fringe Granny Square Crochet Purse is for you! It looks classic in Lion Brand’s Wheat but would also look great in other summer colors!

Crochet Summer Cardigan

Crochet Summer Cardigan by A Crochet SImplicity

Cardigans are not just for Winter! With some lightweight yarn, you can easily make a bunch of adorable cardigans for summer! 

If you are looking for a good pattern to start with, check out this Crochet Summer Cardigan!

This pattern is a great choice for intermediate crocheters because it provides some beautiful stitch work that is a bit more challenging (compared to a beginner) but without it being overly complicated.

Sweet Summer Sunflower Bag

Sweet Summer Sunflower Bag by Crochet 365 Knit Too

Sunflowers and granny squares are a match in heaven! This Sweet Summer Sunflower Bag uses a few special stitches but is ideal for any intermediate crocheter!  

Crochet Market Tote Bag

Crochet Market Tote Bag by Winding Road Crochet

It’s not summer without ice cream! If you love ice cream as much me, then you will love this Neopoltian Ice Cream Market Tote Bag!

Lazy Summer Kerchief

Lazy Summer Kerchief by Moogly

If headbands are not for you, why not make this Lazy Summer Kerchief?! This pattern combines the bandana style with a kerchief and the result is an easy-to-make pattern that can be stitched in a ton of colors!

Crochet Beach Bag

Crochet Beach Bag by A Crochet Simplicity

It’s not official summer unless you have a few beach bags! 

Have some summer fun making this Crochet Beach Bag! This pattern uses basic stitches, can be completed in a few hours, and is perfect for holding all your beach items ranging from a beach towel to sunscreen! 

Also, if beach bags are not your thing, this bag could be used as a tote bag or your ”official” crochet bag that holds all your projects!

Crochet Watermelon Coasters

Crochet Watermelon Coasters by Crochet 365 Knit Too

Nothing says summer like watermelon! Learn how to make these adorable watermelon coasters using basic stitches and a little bit of yarn!

Crochet Short Sleeve Cardigan

Crochet Short Sleeve Cardigan Winding Road Crochet

Do you have a little ones? Then you and them will love this Crochet Short Sleeve Cardigan that is perfect for summer!

Summer Lovin’ Crochet Cover Up

Summer Lovin' Crochet Cover Up by A Crochet Simplicity

Do you need a lightweight cover-up? Then check out this Summer Lovin’ Crochet Cover-Up Pattern! 

The summer season brings warm weather but you may still want to be covered up while at the pool.

If that is you then you will love this cover-up pattern because it’s easy to make, looks store-bought, and gives you the perfect amount of coverage!

Watermelon Crochet Wine Bottle Cover

Watermelon Crochet Wine Bottle Cover by Crochet 365 Knit Too

Bringing wine to a party? Then why not make this adorable Watermelon Crochet Wine Bottle as a bonus gift for the party host?!

Crochet Mermaid Doll

Crochet Mermaid Doll Pattern by Winding Road Crochet

For all your little ones who love mermaids, here is a pattern you can make for them! This Crochet Mermaid Doll Pattern is a great size, uses basic stitches, and can be customized in a variety of ways!

Free Crochet Plant Hanger Pattern – 3 Sizes

Free Crochet Plant Hanger Pattern - 3 Sizes by A Crochet SImplicity

If you have a green thumb, then you will love this Crochet Plant Hanger! 

This plant hanger includes 3 sizes and uses only 1 – 2 balls of cotton yarn! Plus, the pattern uses basic stitches and can be created in a short amount of time.

Imagine how great of a gift this would be for the plant lover in your life!

Stunning Coral Crochet Jewelry

How to Crochet: Stunning Coral Crochet Jewelry Patterns by Winding Road Crochet

Coral Cochet has a nice ring to it, and it’s even better as jewelry! Learn how to make your own Crochet Coral Jewelry with this tutorial!

Summer Retro Tote Bag

Summer Retro Tote Bag by A Crochet Simplicity

As I said before, you can never have too many summer bags, especially if they are retro in look! 

This Summer Retro Tote Bag has a beautiful texture due to the hexagon pattern! It’s a fun challenge for beginners and can easily be customized with the yarn that you have on hand.

How to Make a Crochet Kimono

How to make a Crochet Kimono by Winding Road Crochet

Love the look of a summer kimono? Then check out this Crochet Kimono pattern!

Motif Market Tote

Motif Market Tote by A Crochet Simplicity

If you are looking a for summer bag that is simple but elegant, then check out this Motfi Market Tote! 

This pattern uniquely uses granny squares to create openwork which gives the tote tons of visual interest. The look of this bag is stunning on its own and would be perfect to make in your favorite colored yarn.

The Yacht Club Crochet Beach Bag

The Yacht Club Crochet Beach Bag by Winding Road Crochet

Going to be on a yacht this summer? Then this fun Yacht Club Crochet Bag is for you!

The Sun’s Out! Crochet Dish Scrubby

The Sun's Out! Crochet Dish Scrubby by A Crochet Simplicity

With summer comes more parties, family gatherings, and barbeques. Unfortunately, this also means you might be washing more dishes! 

To make your dishwashing a bit sunnier, check out this adorable Crochet Dish Scrubby! This pattern is easy for beginners and is one of those summer projects that you will wish you had made sooner.

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Quick and Easy Crochet Plant Hanger

Quick and Easy Crochet Plant Hanger by Winding Road Crochet

For all the plant lovers, this Crochet Planter Hanger is for you! This pattern has a modern but natural look, is easy to crochet, and can be made fairly quickly!

Hello Sunshine Hand Towel

Hello Sunshine Hand Towel by A Crochet Simplicity

Bring some more summer sunshine into your kitchen with this Hand Towel! 

This towel is easy to make and ideal for beginners. Also, if suns are not for you, there are other patterns for a ghost, turkey, gingerbread, and more!

Crochet Tunic Tee

Crochet Tunic Tee by the Winding Road Crochet

If you never made a Crochet Tunic Tee this pattern is the one to try! All you need to do is crochet some rectangles and sleeves and you are done. Plus, it has pockets!

My Favorite Summer Top

Free Crochet Pattern - My Favorite Summer Top by A Crochet Simplicity

Looking for another crochet top? Check out this gorgeous pattern! 

This pattern is called My Favorite Summer Top and is ideal for the warmer months. It has openwork on the back, waist shaping, and NO SEAMS!

It sounds too good to be true, but it’s one of the best summer tops you will ever crochet!

Casual Cotton Headband

Casual Cotton Headband by Winding Road Crochet

If you are looking for a quick summer project that will go with all your outfits, check out this adorable Cotten Headband that includes a bow!

Wandering Free Crochet Summer Top

Wandering Free Crochet Summer Top by A Crochet Simplicity

If you can’t get enough crochet tops, check out this Wandering Crochet Summer Top! 

This lightweight top has a nice drape and is ideal for hot days because you use a super fine yarn to crochet the top.

Flamingo Wallhanging

Find Your Flock: Flamingo Wallhanging by Winding Road Crochet

Flamingo wall hangings should definitely be a trend this summer! To make your own check this Find Your Flock Flamingo Wall Hanging!

“Celebrate” Cozy & Coffee Sleeve

Free Crochet Pattern - "Celebrate" Cozy & Coffee Sleeve by A Crochet Simplicity

Looking for a crochet project to make for the 4th of July? Then check out this Celebrate Cozy & Coffee Sleeve! 

This sleeve would add the perfect touch to any cookout and would make great party favors for your guests.

On-the-Go Water Bottle Carrier

On-the-Go Water Bottle Carrier by Winding Road Crochet

If you want a water bottle holder that has a smaller handle for all your summer trips, this On-the-Go Water Bottle Carrier pattern is one you should check out!

Simple Striped Tote Bag

Simple Striped Tote Bag by A Crochet Simplicity

Here is another crochet tote to add to your collection!

This bag not only has a classic look but is easy to make and includes a floppy fringed bow and paddled handles that make for the perfect summer tote.

Goldenrod Tank Top

Goldenrod Tank Top by Winding Road Crochet

This Goldenrod Tank Top is airy, fits loose, and is flattering on most body types, which makes it the ideal top to make this summer!

Crochet Pineapple Pendant

Crochet Pineapple Pendant by Winding Road Crochet

This little Crochet Pineapple Pendant is the cutest thing I have ever seen and could be used to make so many cute summer jewelry pieces!

Sunny Stripes Patio Pillow

Sunny Stripes Patio Pillow by Winding Road Crochet

Summer weather means spending more time outside, and what better time to dress up your patio than with this Sunny Stripes Patio Pillow?!

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