7 Sweet summer yarns
As we prepare for the heat of summer, many knitters are asking, what is a summer yarn, and how can I get some? We chose 7 sweet summery yarns that are perfect for all of your warm weather projects.
This stunning summer pick is spun with 100% silk. It has a fabulous stitch definition and a luxurious, super smooth texture. With a gorgeous shine and a fabulous drape, this yarn is perfect for all of those ambitious lace projects that beg for a special yarn. It’s available in a selection of stunning shades; click on the image below to see them all.
Summer isn’t summer without chunky cotton yarns like this one. With a ribbon-like shape, this yarn is great for chunky knits and for embellishments. Each tonal shade knits up with a subtle and stylish ombre effect which can’t be beat. This yarn is also a fabulous choice for knitting a chunky summer beach bag!
Another 100% cotton yarn, this sport weight fiber is soft enough for baby knits and perfect for all warm weather projects. It’s spun from long-fiber Egyptian cotton for strength and softness, and it’s available in a wide range of shades.
Even if you never knit with this yarn, it can sit in your stash and look beautiful and interesting. Spun of a cotton blend, this variable weight yarn is machine washable and perfect for lacy, openwork projects that can accommodate changes in gauge. These pastel shades are gorgeous, fashion forward, and begging to be knit up!
This DK weight yarn has a stunning tie-dye, paint splatter effect that’s so fun, you won’t be able to resist knitting with it. Spun with 100% cotton, it has a delicious stitch definition that works well for lace and cables alike. Bonus: it’s machine washable!
A delicious 3 ply sock yarn, this 100% merino wool fiber is destined for a beautiful lace shawl. Who says that wool is only for winter? A lace shawl knit with this opulent, tonal yarn is great for bridging the seasons! This yarn is also perfect for beaded lace projects, which of course look glorious in any season.
Where would we be without this 100% mercerized cotton yarn, in a huge palette of shades? This yarn has a gorgeous stitch definition and an enviable drape – plus it’s machine washable! Make sure you click on the image below to see the eye-popping range of colors.
How to purchase these yarns: Click on the image of the yarn, which will take you to a product page where you can add the yarn to your basket and go through the purchase process. Happy knitting!
What’s your favorite summer yarn? Tell us in the comments below!
Last updated: August 11th, 2017.