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21 Knit Cardigans Perfect for Summer

These knit cardigans for summer are perfect for any warm weather occasion.

By: Kathryn Abrams, Editor,
Sense and Sensibility Knit Cardigan
Sense and Sensibility Knit Cardigan
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When the temperature starts to heat up, you may assume you no longer need a cardigan. However, those cool summer nights call for some added warmth. We've got you covered with these 21 Knit Cardigans Perfect for Summer. When it comes to free knitting patterns, it doesn't get much better than these knitted cardigans. Whatever type of color or style you're looking for, you can find it here. We have worked hard to curate a collection of the best cardigans for the warmer months. You will truly be amazed at how many designs and styles you can choose from. Get your knitting needles ready, because there are going to be many free knitting patterns you won't be able to resist.

Lacy Knit Cardigans for Summer

When it comes to summer, you don't want to be stuck wearing a cardigan made of thick, heavy yarn. Instead, you want something light and breezy that won't stick to your skin when the sun is brightly shining in the sky. Check out these lace knitting patterns for all your warm weather needs.

Colorful Summer Knitted Cardigans

Summer fashion is all about color. When the sky is blue and the sun is shining brightly, you can't help but smile and throw on a boldly colored garment. These cheerful and colorful knitting patterns will instantly put you in a good mood when you want to throw on a knit cardigan.

Summer Knit Cardigans for Special Occasions

Social calendars always seem to fill up during the summer months. When the weather is nice, everyone is in a good mood and they want to get together with friends and family. Plus, many weddings take place in the summer, so it's a good idea to have some summer knit cardigans for special occasions on hand.

Knit Flower Summer Cardigans

Flowers are synonymous with summer and these knit flower cardigans certainly embody the season. Work up one or more of these summer knitting patterns and enjoy frolicking outside in the beautiful warm weather.

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