Whether it’s a summer in Greece, a vacation in the tropics or a night out in the city, crochet clothing is a must-have item this season. These thin, light knits are perfect for hot weather in any location. First introduced into mainstream fashion in the 70s, the trend has expanded to child-like hair accessories and decor for the home.

During Paris Fashion Week, Elie Saab’s Womenswear Spring/Summer 2023 collection highlighted two-piece crochet sets in shades of cream. Off the runway, celebrities and influencers have hopped onto the trend with the likes of Alix Earle, H.E.R, Emily Ratajkowski and Suki Waterhouse styling crochet in a variety of ways. creators. On TikTok, users are getting creative, learning how to crochet their own, one-of-a-kind pieces for summer. The hashtag “crochet” has 21.4 billion views on the app.


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The fun texture and versatility of this material is great for adding a unique, boho flare to an outfit—the complexity of the patterns makes it easy to style. For a casual look, try a little crochet top paired with denim to add a fusion of different textures. If you want to style crochet for a dressier occasion, a crocheted maxi dress with heels and a sleek up-do can create a classy look for a rooftop dinner or daytime event. Heading out for the night? A two-piece mini skirt and top with a pair of gold hoops can bring an effortless summer vibe to the club.

Here are 10 our favourite crochet staples for the summer: