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    30 Knitting Projects That Are Perfect For Summer

    Just because it's hot doesn't mean you have to pack away your yarn!

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    1. Drawstring Backpack

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    When all you need to tote around is your bikini and some flip flops, a sturdy knit backpack will do.

    2. Halter Tee

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    A loose knit halter tank is perfect to throw on with your favorite skirt or shorts.

    3. Knit Pillow

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    Add some knit flare to your decor with a modern, abstract pillow.

    4. Knitted Mini

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    What better way to show off your knitting skills than with a flirty summer mini skirt.

    5. Lace Headwrap

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    Sleep in and skip the shampoo; just hide that bedhead under a lace knit headwrap.

    6. Beach Top

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    Beach bound? This is just the top you need to make before you hit the sand.

    7. Seed Stitch Washcloths

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    Scrub it up with gentle seed stitch washcloths.

    8. Cabled Carry-All

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    You'll be surprised just how much stuff you can fit in this beautiful cabled handbag.

    9. Fold Over Tank

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    An avant garde take on a simple, classic style.

    10. iPad Case

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    Protect your iPad the best way possible: with knitted love!

    11. Striped Tee

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    Lightweight stripes are the definition of summer style.

    12. Jersey Clutch

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    Stash the essentials in a cool jersey clutch.

    13. Crop Top

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    Knit crop top? Sure, why not!

    14. Lace Shrug

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    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

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    For your books, magazines, iPad and more!

    16. Striped Tank

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    More stripes?! You can't go wrong, really!

    17. Stockinette Tee

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    A simple cotton knit tee you'll live in all season.

    18. Bitty Bow Necklace

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    So you can rock your knits no matter how hot it is outside.

    19. Swatch Art

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    Put all of those gauge swatches to good use by framing and displaying them as art.

    20. Asymmetrical Dress

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    Who says a knit dress in summer isn't practical?

    21. Knit Paper Bangles

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    We didn't know you could knit with paper twine either!

    22. Tie Back Cami

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    A breezy tunic with a pretty tie back detail will keep you cool during even the most brutal of summer temps.

    23. Scrap Pillow

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    Use up those leftover yarn scraps to make a fun new throw pillow.

    24. Big Knit Bow

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    As far as knit hair bows go, we say the bigger the better!

    25. Summer Sweater

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    Loose stitches = more breeze.

    26. Chunky Knit Necklace

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    You this one!

    27. Knit Stool

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    Take a load off on a cozy knitted stool.

    28. Knit Basket

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    Stashing your yarn in a knit basket is kinda meta, no?

    29. Knit Placemats

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    Seed stitch placemats make a nice addition to your everyday place settings.

    30. Loopy Rug

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    Welcome guests with a hand knit loopy rug. Just make sure they don't try to steal it when they leave.

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