4 Free Designs Perfect for the End of Summer

Every month our editors choose their favorite free patterns across the web. Here you can find inspiration and something to keep your hands busy. Although I am sure that you already have a bunch of patterns you want to make, but hey, what’s a few more?
You know what they say: I’m not obsessed, I just collect a lot of yarn and patterns.
So here’s something little to add to your collection.
4 Designs Perfect for Summer!

#1 Beach Granny Easy Pattern by Annoo Crochet

Granny squares are back! They’re being used in afghans, ponchos, wall hangings, pillows…basically everything! Here’s a great tutorial on the classic, multi-colored granny square. 
Skill level–super easy! 
What you need:
Any yarn!
Hook size appropriate to the yarn

#2 Sun Struck Boho Vest

A breezy, summer vest anyone would be honored to receive as a gift. With crochet wearables showing up on runways and in fashion magazines, there couldn’t be a better time to try out this design. Includes pattern size modifications for toddler up two women’s 3x.
Skill level: Intermediate, but the designer provides training videos for the trickier parts.
What you need:
DK weight yarn in 2 colors (amount depends on the size you’re making)
F (3.75mm) hook
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#3 EOS lip balm holder

A quick and cute make…this one’s sure to be a crowd-pleaser at the craft fair. Or as a stocking stuffer. 
Skill level: Going with intermediate just because of the color changes, but the pattern isn’t too difficult and will work up fast.
What you need:
Caron Simply Soft in soft pink, red, and white
F (3.75mm) hook
Sewing needle
Buttons or embellishments
P.s. You can click on the yarn and it will take you directly to the one you need.

#4 Vacation Kimono Cardigan

This kimono is one of those designs that looks difficult but isn’t. A perfect summer garment, it’s made of two large rectangles using the moss stitch and the granny stitch. The pattern describes how to do both!
Skill level–Easy! But will take a little time.
What you need:
Lion Brand 24/7 cotton (about 1000 yds)
4mm and 6mm hook
Sewing needle
Stitch marker

Happy Crocheting! 

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