Reading Time: 3 minutes
Crochet Checkerboard Picnic Blanket
Crochet Checkerboard Picnic Blanket

Yarn, Picnic, Sun, and more

Summer is on the way, and it’s time to bring your crochet outside!

These fresh ideas will keep you hooking for, and at, your picnics.

Start with the perfect picnic blanket:

  1. Crochet Gingham Picnic Blanket – tradition and style from our own collection of patterns
  2. Crochet Picnic Blanket – adapted, by Mikey, for crochet from Knit for the Road Blanket
  3. Checkerboard Picnic Blanket – a patriotic twist, with coaster game pieces (shown in picture)

Create a coordinating basket, bag, or carry-all for all your delicious plans:

Crochet Convertible Bag & Blanket
Crochet Convertible Bag & Blanket
  1. Crochet Pic-a-Nic Basket – an instant classic! (see the tutorial, below)
  2. Convertible Crochet Blanket Bag – for quick clean up in case of sudden rain showers (shown in pic)
  3. Mikey’s favorite 21 Reusable Crochet Bags Patterns – for carrying your feast from the market to the beach and the park
  4. Happy Picnic Set – a charted pattern for a wine bottle bag & matching picnic blanket
  5. Mason Jar Cozies – to keep your lemonade icy

Then, fill it up with Picnic food! For inspiration, check out these picks for Summer Picnic Recipes

Crochet Sun Hat
Crochet Sun Hat

Dress up to follow the sun:

  1. Felted Crochet Sunflower – Mikey teaches you how to felt your fashion statement (see the tutorial below)
  2. Sun Hat – fashionable protection from the sun (shown in pic)
  3. Saturday Sun Hat – a sweet sun hat for babies, and toddlers
  4. Nori Dress – a soothingly simple pattern for a summer dress, designed with long gradient colour change yarn
  5. Daisy Dress – a summery outfit for little girls
  6. Lacy Parsol – an intricately charted project, to show off your next-level lace skills
Crochet Grapes
Crochet Grapes

Bring along the perfect small, playful, project:

  1. Crochet Daisy Chain – make a flower crown to last all summer
  2. Crochet Water Balloons – reusable and litter free!
  3. Bean Bag Ball – a home-made hacky sack
  4. Playtime Sandwich – simple little projects, perfect for teaching a hungry beginner
  5. Grapes – more-ish little crochet treats (shown in pic)
  6. Macarons – for dessert!
  7. Ant – to clean up the crumbs

(And, just in case the rain chases you back inside¬†Mikey & Dan’s Crochet Binge-Watching on Netflix )

More Summer Fun Crochet Projects

  1. Crochet Planet Earth Crochet Along – starting Summer, 2019
  2. Crossover Mini-purse
  3. Forget-Me-Not Afghan
  4. Bernat Maker Home Decor Projects
  5. Fringe Basket
  6. Flower Power Table Runner

Tutorials

 

More Basket Ideas

Sort By 
  • Date
  • Title
  • Popular post
Loading...

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.