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Summer Yarn Color Palette for Crochet & Knits

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Let’s dive into the vibrant world of summer color palettes together. As someone who loves soaking up the sunshine and feeling the warm breeze on my skin, I can’t help but get excited about the bright and cheerful hues that define the summer season.

In this article, I’ll share my enthusiasm for summer color palettes and how they can add a burst of joy to our knitting and crochet projects. Picture vibrant yellows like the sun’s rays, refreshing blues reminiscent of clear skies, and playful pops of pink and orange like tropical sunsets.

Whether you’re crafting beachwear, picnic blankets, or festive decorations for summer gatherings, embracing these lively colors is sure to bring a smile to your face and a sense of fun to your creations. So grab your yarn and let’s infuse our projects with the spirit of summer – because crafting is even more delightful when it’s done in full color!

That Summer Vibe 

Summer is the time when every color appears more lively, intense, and vibrant. The warmth of the sun enhances the colors, making them even more striking. So, why not explore the summer-inspired color palette to embrace the summer vibes?

Summer yarn color palette for crochet & knits. Under The Summer Vibe including colors Juniper, Spring Green, Stream from Mary Maxim Mellowspun DK and Lion Brand 24/7 Cotton

Mary Maxim Mellowspun DK 

Lion Brand 24/7 Cotton

Sweetness Colors 

Summer is here, bringing with it the joy of watermelons! Just a slice of this fruit can bring a smile to your face. How can you not feel happy when biting into a juicy piece of watermelon? It’s even better when shared with friends, under the clear blue sky, surrounded by the vibrant colors of red and green. Take a look at this captivating color palette inspired by the sweetness of summer’s favorite fruit, the watermelon.

Summer yarn color palette for crochet & knits. Under Sweetness Colors including colors Rhapsody Heather, Everglade Heather, Candy Pink from Knit Picks Stroll and Loops & Threads Everyday Cotton

Loops & Threads Everyday Cotton

Playful Pink

The color pink is synonymous with summer, evoking feelings of joy, warmth, and playfulness. It is a hue that effortlessly captures the essence of the season, making everything it touches feel vibrant and alive. From the graceful flamingos gracefully wading in the crystal-clear waters to the refreshing summery drinks adorned with pink umbrellas, this color palette is a celebration of all things summer.

Summer yarn color palette for crochet & knits. Under Playful Pink including colors Berry, Pink, Teal from Loops & Threads Sweet Snuggles and Lion Brand Stitch Soak Scrub

Loops & Threads Sweet Snuggles

Lion Brand Stitch Soak Scrub

The Magical Sunset

The summer sunset is a reminder of the beauty and magic that surrounds us every day. It’s a time to reflect on the adventures and memories made throughout the day, and to look forward to what tomorrow may bring. So take a moment to sit back, relax, and soak in this beauty of the summer sunset palette, it’s a sight that never fails to inspire awe and wonder.

Summer yarn color palette for crochet & knits. Under The Magical Sunset including colors

Loops & Threads Impeccable

Lion Brand Cover Story Lazy Days Thick & Quick

Soft Daylight

Summer is more than just bright colors. It also offers a sense of tranquility where you can unwind on your front porch and savor the mild summer breeze. This palette features soft hues of blue, green, yellow, and white, ideal for creating a cozy summer atmosphere.

Summer yarn color palette for crochet & knits. Under Soft Daylight including colors Winter White, Sky Blue, Chalk Blue, Yellow from Loops & Threads Sweet Snuggles and Lion Brand Re-Spun Thick & Quick

Loops & Threads Sweet Snuggles

Lion Brand Re-Spun Thick & Quick

Fun in the Sun

With the arrival of summer, comes the beginning of thrilling summer activities. Embrace the lively summer atmosphere by incorporating vibrant colors like yellow, orange, green, and teal into your wardrobe. Let these shades capture the essence of summer and infuse your style with a vibrant energy.

Summer yarn color palette for crochet & knits. Under Fun in the Sun including colors Banana, Burnt Orange, Margarita, Seaglass from Loops & Threads Silky Soft and Lion Brand Color Theory

Loops & Threads Silky Soft 

Lion Brand Color Theory 

Delightful Bloom

Isn’t it amazing to witness the abundance of flowers and plants in full bloom during summer? Taking a leisurely stroll or riding a bike becomes even more delightful when you are surrounded by a vibrant color palette of pinks, yellows, blues, and violets. It truly captures the beauty and essence of summer’s blooming flowers.

Summer yarn color palette for crochet & knits. Under Delightful Bloom including colors Flamingo, Creme Brulee, Hydrangea, Lilac, Cerise from Knit Picks Cotlin and Lion Brand Truboo

Knit Picks CotLin 

Lion Brand Truboo

One Summer Afternoon

This color palette for capturing the delightful feeling of spending time on the back patio on a warm summer afternoon includes a range of vibrant and soothing hues. To evoke the warmth and brightness of the sun, incorporate shades of golden yellow and sunflower. These colors bring a cheerful and energetic vibe to the space, instantly uplifting the mood. Pair them with accents of crisp white to create a fresh and clean backdrop that enhances the overall ambiance. For a touch of natural beauty, include earthy tones like moss green.

Summer yarn color palette for crochet & knits. Under One Summer Afternoon including colors White, Aurora Heather, Semolina, Turmeric, Pumpkin from Knit Picks Wool of the Andes Sport and Lion Brand Hue + Me

Knit Picks Wool of the Andes Sport

Lion Brand Hue + Me

Sunny Paradise

Immerse yourself in the cool, calming blues that evoke the feeling of a clear summer sky. The lush yellow brings to mind the vibrant foliage of a summer garden, while the bold cherry red adds a pop of energy and excitement. Together, these colors create a harmonious and invigorating palette that will instantly uplift your mood and transport you to a sunny paradise.

Summer yarn color palette for crochet & knits. Under Sunny Paradise including colors White, Electric Blue, Marine Heather, Honey, Serrano from Knit Picks Swish Worsted and Lion Brand Basic Stitch Anti-Pilling

Knit Picks Swish Worsted

Lion Brand Basic Stitch Anti-Pilling 

Spirit of Summer

Summers are truly amazing because they offer the perfect opportunity to go on vacations, particularly to the beach. There’s nothing quite like the exhilarating feeling of diving into the refreshing waters on a scorching summer day or taking a boat ride. It’s during these moments that you can truly appreciate the stunning hues of the blue seas and the gentle pink skies. These colors come together to create a delightful summer color palette that not only energizes but also soothes the soul. They serve as a constant reminder to embrace the adventurous, relaxing, and fun-filled spirit of the season.

Summer yarn color palette for crochet & knits. Under Spirit of Summer including colors Cyan, Blue, Marine Heather, Sagebrush, Blush, Ice Lily from Knit Picks Palette

Knit Picks Palette

Radiantly Breathtaking 

Summer is the ideal time to hop on a bike and immerse yourself in breathtaking views and the vibrant summer ambiance. As you pedal along, you’ll be treated to the sight of lush green forests, basking in the warm embrace of the radiant yellow sun. Embrace this summer color palette and let it wash over you, evoking a sense of tranquility and calmness.

Summer yarn color palette for crochet & knits. Under Radiantly Breathtaking including colors Clover, Forest Heather, Merlot Heather, Tarragon, Serpentine, Cornmeal from Knit Picks Palette

Knit Picks Palette