It's time for some fun in the sun with this week's free patterns. From nautical mug rugs to your perfect summer tote, we rounded up our favorite patterns for celebrating the wonderful summertime experience of soaking up rays and going for a dip. So, whether you're chilling poolside or playing in the sand, these nautical projects are simply splash-tastic!
Grab your towel and some SPF: Life's a beach with these free patterns!
We love this iconic lighthouse mug rug pattern from Craftsy member Deby Coles. Complete with appliqué sun and sailboat along with multi-colored waves and a perfectly striped lighthouse, this pattern takes us straight to Nantucket. Pick up this preppy pattern today for some seaside quilting fun!
When it's time for the beach or pool, you need a durable bag that's big enough to fit your towel, book, kid's toys and more, yet still easy to tote around. The bag from Craftsy designer Walnut City fits the bill. The adorable bag was inspired by a trip to Cape Cod and is ideal for toting all your seaside necessities — bonus, it whips up quick!
Shield baby's eyes from the summer rays in style with this delightful striped knit hat. Craftsy designer madmonkeyknits made the pattern in multiple sizes to fit ages 0 months to 3 years! Knit this up in cotton yarn for a great summer hat for any sun lovin' little one.
Crochet your way to a chic beach cover-up with a fun pattern from Craftsy designer Hectanooga. This simply crocheted design can be used as a dress, wrap-around skirt, or tunic-style dress. Plus, Hectanooga includes a link for a video tutorial to help you successful finish this sassy summer garb.
Bring the essence of the ocean to your summer accessories with these seashell earrings. The simple shell design incorporates a tiny pearl center, reminiscent of a real clam — nature's best jewelry designer. This lovely design from Craftsy member gunadesign is absolutely lovely, and easy enough for even a novice jewelry maker.
Grab your board shorts and your surf board for this fun, beach-y pattern. Craftsy member house of happy brings you a pattern worthy of any surfer dude. Complete with cross-stitched tiki torches, surf boards and more, stitch this pattern today to make some serious thread waves!
The Kirigami paper technique gets nautical with this pretty design. The pattern from Craftsy member Capucine_o incorporates beautiful a lighthouse and ocean design with simple paper and colors for an effortless, seaside feel. The tiny conch shell in the bottom corner is the perfect added touch.