Best beach knitting and crochet patterns for summer


Sizzle! The summer heat means that we all want to head to the beach to cool off. Lucky for us, it's the perfect place for beach knitting and crochet patterns to take the limelight!

We rounded up our favorite patterns for the beach, from bikini tops to coverups, flip flops, and more. We found at lease one knitting and crochet pattern for each category! 

Beach tote bag knitting and crochet patterns

You need something to carry all of that sunblock in, right? 

Crochet beach tote bag pattern download

These crocheted bags are all contained within the same downloadable pattern! From a cute heart motif backpack to a summery striped tote bag, this is all you need to be ready for summer. Download the pattern here.


Free beach tote bag knitting pattern

This beachy bag knits up in a snap and features nice textures and lace panel detailing that's easier than you think it is! Get the free pattern here.


Cover up knitting and crochet patterns

You won't be in the water all day, so why not make a cute cover up for hanging out on the beach or having a post-swim BBQ?

Free crochet cover up pattern

This free crochet pattern includes everything we love: gorgeous crochet, bright colors, and most of all, practicality! Get the pattern here.


Free cover up knitting pattern

This lovely lacy cover up is knitted up in one piece from the top down, using a 4-ply, fingering weight yarn like Sirdar Cotton 4-plyGet this free pattern here!


Crochet cover up pattern download

If you're looking for a simple cover up with a flashy twist, then this pattern download is for you! With a sumple granny-style construction and bright pops of color, you'll be done in no time. Download the pattern here.


Bikini and swim top knitting and crochet patterns

While these are probably better for lounging on the beach than swimming in the sea, they are still perfect for summer style! 

Free crochet crop top pattern

This crocheted crop top pattern is a free pattern download! This top is best as a bikini cover up or with something underneath it, but it's so very in fashion this summer. 


Free crop top knitting pattern

This beachy crop top knitting pattern is a free download! We love the keyhole neckline and the simple construction, featuring a 4-ply,. fingering weight yarn like King Cole Giza Cotton SorbetGet the free pattern here!



Free fringed crochet top pattern

This fringed top is perfect on the beach or at a festival! It's a free crochet pattern here and could use a yarn like SMC Sun City, which would wash and dry better than an acrylic yarn.


Flip flop knitting and crochet patterns

Flip flops are a summer essential, so why not jazz them up with some of your own flair? 

Free flip flop crochet pattern

This free tutorial from Poppy & Bliss is super simple and cute! Inject some fun into any boring pair of flip flops with some cotton yarn like Patons Washed Cotton DK for ultimate comfort and washability. 


Free flip flop sock knitting pattern

This free flip flop sock knitting pattern makes pesky sandals more comfortable to wear with these lightly cabled toe-less socks. These could double as yoga socks, too! Get the pattern here.


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