June 2023: Table of Contents

Say goodbye to rainy, overcast days and hello to summer sun with this Editor’s Edition of I Like Crochet magazine. To celebrate, we’ve compiled some of the best summer-ready patterns our website has to offer, organized into trendy topics we know you’re going to love. Start by embracing the classics: our breezy neutrals section features seven must-have designs that are flowy and effortlessly blend into your existing wardrobe. Once your crochet capsule collection is complete, it’s time to start playing with color. There are so many bold hues trending this season and we’ve got patterns featuring each and every one — from yellow and lime to hot pink and cool blue. From trendy tops, afghans, skirts, shawls, scarves, accessories and even a few home decor projects, this fun round-up will get you ready to take on the summer season ahead.


Take this casual, floral beauty with you anywhere you go and always have a sturdy place to keep all your belongings. The Flower Bud Handbag is chic and sturdy with solid leather handles. It is also lined to keep its shape and to provide extra support. Read More 

This beautiful cardigan starts with a row of beautiful motifs that is worked on both fronts and center back. The rest of the body is worked sideways in a simple double crochet pattern. The three-quarter length sleeves are worked in double crochet with a row of motifs at the cuffs. Read More 

Bring the coast to you by crocheting this lacy and airy design. It’s the perfect afghan for the summer months to bring some cool into the home. Read More 

This set of festive placemats packs a delightful punch of color and has a delightful secret: there’s no ends to weave in! Perfect for beginners, this scrap friendly project is just what you need to brighten any celebration. Read More 

Crocheted in the color of golden sunshine, this wrap adds the perfect spring-touch to any outfit. Offset shells make for an interesting stitch pattern that compliments the center motifs. Read More 

Breezy and easy, this wrap is a vacation must-have. This cocoon is based on a modern version of the granny square. Instead of using the classic granny stitch, the square is made using the Iris stitch, which gives a more interesting texture to the fabric. Read More 

Protect your sunnies with this colorful and fun-to-make case! The case is generously sized to fit even the largest of frames and can be easily adjusted to fit smaller glasses, too.  Your sunglasses will stay protected, clean, and scratch free while tucked away in this essential summer project.   Read More