Summer is here but that doesn’t mean you should stop knitting!
There are so many summer sweater ideas you can knit and wear now.
Many of these projects feature linen and cotton fibers and light weight yarns such as fingering, sport, and dk weights.
I rounded up 10 gorgeous and interesting to knit t shirts you can make and wear all summer long.
All of these tee knitting patterns are short sleeved so they knit up amazingly fast and will keep you cool this summer. Be sure to read all the way to the end so you don’t miss a project!
10 Summer Sweater Knitting Patterns
#1. Tenga Tee Knitting Pattern
Tegna by Caitlin Hunter is one of the most popular knitting patterns on Ravelry! It has a beautiful lace hem which is the star of the show on this tee. Using fingering weight yarn, Tegna is knitted in the round from the bottom up and then separated to work from the armholes up. Looks stunning whether knitted in linen or wool.
#2. Edie Tee Knitting Pattern
Edie designed by Isabell Kraemer is a simple tee knitting pattern featuring a textured stripe stitch pattern. It has raglan sleeves and a v-neckline making it a cool and casual fit for summer days. Knit it out of your favorite fingering weight yarn.
#3. Summer Tee Knitting Pattern
Designed by Ankastrick, Summer Knitting Pattern is just right for relaxed summer days. Knitted in the round from the top-down, Summer has raglan sleeves and a flattering boxy shape.
Knit it in a linen, cotton, or bamboo DK weight yarn.
#4. Anker’s Summer Shirt Knitting Pattern
Designed by PetiteKnit, Anker’s Summer Shirt is a tee knitting pattern. It has a segmented rib stitch yoke neckline that makes it a stylish tee to knit and wear now. Anker’s is knitted in the round from the top down for a seamless creation. Cast one on in your favorite DK weight yarn.
#5. Alice Tee Knitting Pattern
Designed by Hiroko Fukatsu, Alice is a tee knitting pattern with beautiful back detailing. This one piece sweater features a scoop-neck, short sleeves, and gathers on the back. Make yours using a light fingering weight yarn.
#6. Morning Sky Tee Knitting Pattern
Designed by Heidi Kirrmaier, Morning Sky Tee Knitting Pattern is a seamless project. It’s worked in the round from the bottom up and features lovely details around the bottom edge and yoke edge. Use a sport weight linen yarn to achieve the same casual look and fit of this pretty tee.
#7. Bolan Tee Knitting Pattern
Designed by Leila Raabe, Bolan Tee Knitting Pattern is a simple lace shoulder pullover. The project is knitted sideways in four pieces; two panels for the front and two for the back. Knit this relaxed fit tee using fingering weight yarn.
#8. Astoria Tee Knitting Pattern
Designed by Danila Diano, Astoria Tee Astoria is a top-down circular yoke sweater. The beautiful stitch pattern at the yoke makes the perfect backdrop for a hand dyed yarn. Use a silk fingering weight yarn for best drape and summertime wear.
#9. Jessie’s Girl Tee Knitting Pattern
Designed by Elizabeth Smith, Jessie’s Tee is a drapey, oversized sleeveless pullover, perfect to throw over a tank in the warmer months. It’s a seamless, easy knit that is worked from the bottom up and features a slightly longer back to help create the drapey silhouette. Make yours using sport weight yarn.
#10. Rialto Ripples Tee Knitting Pattern
Designed by Irina Anikeeva, Rialto Ripples Tee Knitting Pattern is knitted in the round from the top down. This seamless tee features feminine lace inserts embellish the round yoke and hem. It’s a great way to use sport weight yarn.