Light Shawls for Summer: Free Knitting Patterns

Light shawls are the perfect accessory for summer. They are lightweight and easy to carry in your handbag when it gets warm but airy enough to make them the ideal addition to your outfit in a light cool summer breeze or when you get caught under an Air Condition that’s way too cold. They are also very versatile, with so many ways to wear them making them a great accessory to a chic outfit without much effort.

Summer shawls are so fun to knit! You really don’t need to worry about the fit and they can be as simple or as complicated as you wish.

This week I am bringing you seven gorgeous, free patterns for your perfect summer shawl.

Laid-Back Shawl

Designed by Lorna Miser

The Laid Back Shawl is a casual shawl is a perfect accessory to wear around your shoulder or draped as a scarf.

When the weather heats up, but you still need some coverage on chilly evenings, reach for this free knit shawl pattern. With so many ways to wear this piece, you will be amazed at its versatility and functional design.

You can either choose to go with a solid color or an ombre yarn. Either one will look stunning.

Designed by Lorna Miller, this shawl should measure approx. 45.5 cm in width and 147.5 cm in length when complete.

Summer Blooms Shawl

By Jayalakshmi M H

The Summer Blooms Shawl is a beautiful feminine crescent shawl featuring the Estonian single water lily lace pattern with a beaded picot edging. If the beaded bind off is not your thing, you can also give it a more gentle finish with no lace bind off.

Accessorize with this sweet knitted lace shawl to add a touch of femininity to your outfit.

This pattern is an ideal project for knitters with intermediate skills. The complete project should measure 190.5cm wide and 45.7cm deep.

Easy Lace Shawl

by Layla Klinger

This super simple shawl, remind me of quiet evening walks on the beach. The flowing feel and light blue colour gives a summery outfit a seaside feel. The pattern is easy and perfect for a beginner who is up to try a new summer project. What a great addition to your seasonal wardrobe.

Once completed the shawl with measure 48.5cm by 172.5cm.

Dali Shawl by Knit Rowan

by Lisa Richardson

This elegant shawl is perfect for cooler, summer days and the pattern is suitable for the average knitter. With the cotton cashmere yarn, this gives this shawl a lush and fine feel.

More free patterns:

  1. Indian Summer Shawl
  2. Vernal Equinox Shawl Surprise
  3. Summer Snow Shawl

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Need more inspiration? We’ve got you covered with the posts below, which also focus on different styles of knitted shawls:

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    1. Hi Hilde, Thanks for your comment, I am super glad you like our website. All the headers are linked to the free downloadable patterns. For some, you might need to sign up, others you don’t.

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