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Summer Knits: 26 Summer Sweater Patterns

Perfect for all your fun summer plans!

By: Christy Thomas, Editor,
Sea Breeze Sweater Pattern

In summer, there are always fun activities to get involved in at home or in the community. Backyard barbecues. Sailing on the lake. Cross-country road trips. Hikes in the woods. Whatever your favorite summer hobby, and where it takes place, you need to be prepared for the day. This group of Summer Knits: 26 Summer Sweater Patterns will allow you to be flexible in your summer plans without being left out in the cold. Impromptu bonfire? No problem. Staying out late after the 4th of July fireworks? You’re set. Whatever the weather, you can continue to bask in summer fun.

This collection of sweater patterns has patterns of all varieties to suit your abilities and sweater needs. From pullovers to cardigans, lacy fabric to dense, you will find something to add to your summer wardrobe. Whether you have knit sweaters for your grandkids every year or are wondering how to knit a sweater, these summer knits are for you. Pick a pattern and grab some needles because summer is calling!

Long Sleeve Knit Sweater Patterns

Effortlessly Elegant Belted Sweater

You are going to love these stylish sweater patterns that range from fancy and date-ready to comfy and ready-to-lounge. All of these pullovers are light layers that will give you just enough warmth to ward off the summer evening chills. Plus, each pattern has a unique design, style, and yarn weight, so if you knit them all, you have every option available.

Open Cardigan Sweater Patterns

Summer Sunburst Cardigan

These sweater patterns are perfect to throw in your bag for those unexpected summer chills. They are a great addition to any summer outfit. You can choose your features: short sleeve, long sleeve, shrug, lace, flowered, or striped. They are all here! Never get caught without a throw-on layer because you never know what will come up.

Cardigan Sweater Patterns with Buttons

Walk in the Park Cardi

These cardigan sweater patterns are perfect for summer because you can wear them open when you just need a little warmth boost, or you can button them up if it gets colder outside. You also get to decide what kind of buttons will grace the edge of each project. Pick a neutral yarn to go with every outfit, or really jazz it up with a bright pop of color. These cardigans are just begging to be made!

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