June 2023: Table of Contents

Say goodbye to rainy, overcast days and hello to summer sun with this Editor’s Edition of I Like Knitting 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 neutral and chic section features nine must-have designs that will become staples in your wardrobe. Once your knit 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 bright orange and pink to orchid purple and luscious green. From trendy tops, shawls, scarves, accessories and even a few home decor projects, this fun round-up will get you ready to take on the season with vigor and in style.


This beautifully simple tank is flattering and modern with its moss stitch edging and straps, paired with elegant lace detail. It’s also the perfect tank for layering. The pattern involves one color of yarn and is worked mainly in the round. Knit in one weekend, you’ll be wearing your own Weekend Tank by next weekend. Read More 

Stroll the scenic route or enjoy a breeze from the balcony with the Bougainvillea Scarf. Inspired by the warm weather, this cool-cotton scarf has the color and pattern reminiscent of the Bougainvillea flower. Read More 

Cassady is a cheerful little tunic or dress shown in size 18 months (yellow) and 2 years (purple). This piece will grow with your little girl, and she will have fun wearing this for school or playtime with leggings, jeans or tights. It is versatile, colorful, and so much fun to knit! Read More 

Tori is a unique colorblocked top that features several gorgeous shades of blue. With a cleverly placed double edge to create the illusion of layered sleeves, this top is an interesting knit to add to your summer-to-fall wardrobe. Read More 

With flirty tie-straps and playful pleats, this tank guarantees you’ll have sun-kissed shoulders. Zaya is designed with a square neck and a lush cable pattern that forms a smocked body. The bodice is worked with 4×2 ribbing. The back and fronts are worked flat from the bottom up and sewn together. First, the pleated peplum is worked from waist to bottom, then the bodice is worked bottom up. This tangerine tank brightens any mood. Read More 

Island Fern Lace Scarf

Both sides of this scarf are equally charming. The lace pattern is easy to work up for a quick knit scarf to wear on summer nights. Read More 

The delicate and sophisticated stitch pattern, paired with luxurious alpaca/silk yarn, makes the Ingrid Sweater an instant classic. This intermediate sweater is the perfect piece to transition to fall weather. Read More