Summer Short Cardigan Free Crochet Patterns
So, it’s summer, and thus it’s time for a summer short cardigan. Well, it’s not summer exactly, but it’s certainly time for short cardis. These are fun an quick tops that go well with anything, be it jeans or a bathing suit. Moreover, they are easy and require no skills beyond some basic stitches. However, despite this simplicity they are a great canvas for your creativity and imagination. In particular, they can be made in varying colors and in different yarns, making for a plethora of color and texture choices. Although they may seem trite, they are fabulous accessories and even better gifts.
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The Summer Path Cardigan
To begin with, the first short cardigan is perfect when before heading out on your next adventure! Overall, this fun design is worked from side to side and has a unique feature on the back. Namely, it has a 2 row repeat for easy stitching and the open stitches are perfect for a warm weather piece.
The original pattern and the photos are available at Evelyn and Peter Crochet Website:
Next, this short cardigan uses only one stitch, because it’s worked all in one piece with no seaming.
Moreover, this cardi was designed to be worn open and thus works perfectly as a little cover up over a tank top or dress
The original pattern and the photos are available at KT and the Squid Website:
However the Rosal ishort cardigan is one of those patters that bring together what we like the most in this summer clothes: the freshness and comfort of the organic cotton, the lightness of an open floral crochet stitch and the delicate colour, essential in a light summer wardrobe. Furthermore, this is a cardigan with a very simple shape and easy instructions.
The original pattern and the photos are available at Ravelry:
Lil Denim Cardi
Finally, this adult sized short cardigan is also simple and quick to make. Undoubtedly, it’s lightweight for summer when laying down while on vacation or over a tank and jeans for a simple handmade wardrobe.
The pattern includes women’s sizes XS-3XL. Lastly, this is an easy level crochet pattern, and the techniques you will need to know are single crochet, half double crochet, double crochet, front post and back post stitches, chain stitch, skip stitches, and slip stitch.
The original pattern and the photos are available at Sewrella Blog: