Nifty·Posted on May 24, 201530 Knitting Projects That Are Perfect For SummerJust because it's hot doesn't mean you have to pack away your yarn!by Lindsey I.BuzzFeed ContributorFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink Alice Mongkongllite / BuzzFeed 1. Drawstring Backpack Annasophie / Via kollabora.com When all you need to tote around is your bikini and some flip flops, a sturdy knit backpack will do. 2. Halter Tee We Are Knitters / Via kollabora.com A loose knit halter tank is perfect to throw on with your favorite skirt or shorts. 3. Knit Pillow Kate Smalley / Via kollabora.com Add some knit flare to your decor with a modern, abstract pillow. 4. Knitted Mini Sweatshop of Love / Via kollabora.com What better way to show off your knitting skills than with a flirty summer mini skirt. 5. Lace Headwrap McLaughlin Designs / Via kollabora.com Sleep in and skip the shampoo; just hide that bedhead under a lace knit headwrap. 6. Beach Top We All Knit Here / Via kollabora.com Beach bound? This is just the top you need to make before you hit the sand. 7. Seed Stitch Washcloths Creating Laura / Via kollabora.com Scrub it up with gentle seed stitch washcloths. 8. Cabled Carry-All Lion Brand / Via kollabora.com You'll be surprised just how much stuff you can fit in this beautiful cabled handbag. 9. Fold Over Tank Oriana Laura / Via kollabora.com An avant garde take on a simple, classic style. 10. iPad Case Claireabellemakes / Via kollabora.com Protect your iPad the best way possible: with knitted love! 11. Striped Tee Paper Tiger / Via kollabora.com Lightweight stripes are the definition of summer style. 12. Jersey Clutch Claire Anthony / Via kollabora.com Stash the essentials in a cool jersey clutch. 13. Crop Top good night day / Via kollabora.com Knit crop top? Sure, why not! 14. Lace Shrug Alexandra Davidoff Studio / Via kollabora.com Toss a pretty knit shrug over your shoulders for a wedding, black tie affair, or any fancy occasion you have coming up this summer. 15. Knit Shopper Wyndlestraw Designs / Via kollabora.com For your books, magazines, iPad and more! 16. Striped Tank Michelle Carter / Via kollabora.com More stripes?! You can't go wrong, really! 17. Stockinette Tee TheMissLinds / Via kollabora.com A simple cotton knit tee you'll live in all season. 18. Bitty Bow Necklace Limberlina / Via kollabora.com So you can rock your knits no matter how hot it is outside. 19. Swatch Art Meg Kealey / Via kollabora.com Put all of those gauge swatches to good use by framing and displaying them as art. 20. Asymmetrical Dress Kollabora / Via kollabora.com Who says a knit dress in summer isn't practical? 21. Knit Paper Bangles PaperPhine / Via kollabora.com We didn't know you could knit with paper twine either! 22. Tie Back Cami Army of Knitters / Via kollabora.com A breezy tunic with a pretty tie back detail will keep you cool during even the most brutal of summer temps. 23. Scrap Pillow sah-rah / Via kollabora.com Use up those leftover yarn scraps to make a fun new throw pillow. 24. Big Knit Bow Paivi Kankaro / Via kollabora.com As far as knit hair bows go, we say the bigger the better! 25. Summer Sweater Pickles / Via pickles.no Loose stitches = more breeze. 26. Chunky Knit Necklace Thanks, I Made It / Via thanksimadeitblog.com You this one! 27. Knit Stool Pickles / Via pickles.no Take a load off on a cozy knitted stool. 28. Knit Basket Jessica Joy / Via jessicabiscoe.co.uk Stashing your yarn in a knit basket is kinda meta, no? 29. Knit Placemats SAS Does / Via sas-does.blogspot.ca Seed stitch placemats make a nice addition to your everyday place settings. 30. Loopy Rug Knitted Wonderland / Via kollabora.com Welcome guests with a hand knit loopy rug. Just make sure they don't try to steal it when they leave.