30 Free Crochet Projects for Pool Days

Be inspired by these 40 free crochet projects for pool days to make the most of your poolside time and showcase your crochet skills.

30 Poolside Projects | Crochet Projects for Pool Days

What could make a day by the pool better? Taking your crochet with you, of course! I’m not talking about spending the day crocheting by the pool (although, that sounds dreamy), I mean stitching up projects that have a practical way of being used by the pool!

From creating projects you can wear while you lounge around the pool such as crochet swimsuits and coverups, through to hats, bags, and other accessories you can make to make the day a little more homemade.

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How this Crochet Projects for Pool Days Works

Each photo represents a different crochet pattern that is ready for you to get stitching! Many of these crochet patterns are available to view for free on the designers website;  if the pattern is not free to view, there will be a link to purchase the printable pattern from the designers pattern shop.

There will be a button which will take you directly to designers website or shop, so no faffing around trying to find the right link!

The designs have been grouped together to make this inspiration as easy to find, so, get scrolling and get stitching with the pattern you want to use make your own crochet project for pool days.

Crochet Swimsuits & Bikinis

Crochet swimsuits and bikinis are a little controversial, with lots of people questioning:

  • Can you swim in a crochet bikini?
  • Can you get a crochet swimsuit wet?
  • Is cotton good for crochet swimwear?

I’ve written a full article about this subject as there are yarns designed specifically to use for swimwear, and other way’s you can wear your handmade bikini with confidence. Click here to read more about Crochet Swimwear.

Reversible Wrap Around Bikini Top

by Jenny and Teddy

This simple and stylish top is perfect to team with your denim shorts or matching bikini bottoms for a chilled day by the pool

Crochet Colorful Bikini

by Beautiful Crochet Stuff

This colourful bikini is such a mood boosting pattern and perfect for those bright days spent in the sunshine – we all dream of cloudless days!

Vega Crochet Bikini

by The Happy Unraveler

Simple and stylish, this bikini set will have you set for a great day at the pool!

Summer Vibes Bikini Top

by Jenny and Teddy

This easy for beginners summer crochet bikini top pattern has a detailed step by step guide and video tutorial on YouTube too.

Bella Bralette

by Cosy Rosie UK

This matching set features a lacy detail created with the flame stitch – ideal for a day lounging by the pool.

Weekend Getaway Bikini Top

by Jenny and Teddy

Take those basic stitches and create something stunning for those warmer days!

Crochet Cover Ups

Whether you’re looking for something to throw over your swimsuit to grab a bite to eat, or you’re looking for a stylish coverup to wear as you walk to the pool, these patterns have you covered.

Iris Blossom Beach Tunic

by Cosy Rosie UK

This easy to stitch tunic creates a lightweight coverup using 2 rectangles – plus it’s easy to adjust the length!

Summer Beach Cover Up

by Raffamusa Designs

This stunning lacy cover up is very easy to customize, and you can either add or remove some repeats to adjust its length.

Easy Beach Skirt

by Jenny and Teddy

This cute skirt is great to wear over your swimsuit or paired with a bikini. It’s simple construction makes it a quick project.

Stroud Swim Cover

by Banana Moon Studio

This lace coverup uses the Arcade Stitch which creates a lightweight crochet swimsuit dress – great to throw on as you pop to the restaurant for bite to eat!

Summer Lovin’ Crochet Cover Up

by A Crocheted Simplicity

Make your own crochet beach cover up and show off your personal style at the beach or poolside this summer with this stunning pattern

White Mini Dress

by Jenny and Teddy

This cold shoulder dress is a simple project that’s full of style

Sun Hats

Bonnie Bell Sun Hat

by Two Brothers Blanket

The Bonnie Bell Sun Hat crochet pattern is a simple hat pattern that uses basic stitches like single crochet and double crochet, which is worked top down from the crown.

Cappuccino Frappe Sun Hat

by Jenny and Teddy

This classic crochet lace brim sun hat is going to be the statement of your outfit.

Spiral Sun Hat

by Cosy Rosie UK

This hat use 2 colours together to create a unique sun had with a wide brim, secured with wire. I used hemp yarn for a natural feel.

Oh Snap Hat

by Once upon a Cheerio

Put your tapestry skills to work with this fun crochet bucket hat design.

Stop & Rewind Sunhat

by A Crocheted Simplicity

This gorgeous sun hat is made using Lion Brand Rewind Tape, which is a viscose/polyester blend – quite a unique yarn!

Beach Day Sun Hat

by Jenny and Danny

The shell stitches in this hat creates a beautiful hat with lots of texture – especially when worked in a natural fibre!

If you’re looking for even more sun hat inspiration, you can find even more inspiration by clicking here

Crochet Bags for the Pool

The Beach Bag

by Jo to the World

This bag pattern creates a beach bag that is big and strong enough for all your beach essentials and for strolling around shops this summer.

Calla Lily Market Bag

by Two Brothers Blankets

This crochet bag can be used at the farmers market to grab your favorite produce, or to carry yarn when you leave the house! This bag can even be used as a beach or pool bag! It’s big enough to hold a towel, sunscreen, and your favorite book!

Sturdy Summer Bag

by Cosy Rosie UK

This bag hold more than it looks, from your essential read to your sun cream! Grab your bulky cotton and double it up for a quick project, finished in next to no time.

Summer Essentials Crochet Beach Bag

by A Crocheted Simplicity

This crochet beach bag is a fun tote bag crochet pattern to make, perfect for spending long summer days at the beach. It also works great as a crochet market bag or project bag for your large projects, such as a crochet blanket.

Pool Ripples Sunglasses Case

by Cosy Rosie UK

Stitch up this sunglasses case knowing the extra texture will help to keep your glasses projected while you get on with having fun

Tapestry Crochet Sunglasses Case

by The Loopy Lamb

Master tapestry crochet with this quick project that uses just 2 colours to great effect and to create a practical way to transport your sunglasses

Poolside Accessories

Knit Look Crochet Can Coy

by Made by Gootie

This Knit-Look crochet can cozy pattern is a poolside essential to catch those droplets from those chilled cans.

Simple Wine Tote

by Spotted Horse Design Co.

Whatever bottle you fancy using by the pool, this wine carry tote is so pretty, with all it’s lacy detail – it might be one for the adults, but sometimes wine is what gets us through!

Crochet Water Bottle Holder

by Start Crochet

Stay hydrated in the sun – no excuses! This water bottle holder has a crossbody handle makes it super easy to keep your bottle by your side

Crochet Chair Caddy

by A Crocheted Simplicity

Stitch up this chair caddy and keep everything at your fingertips you need for a poolside chill out!

Crochet Wine Glass Cozy

by Spotted Horse Design Co.

Take your sips from something extra stylish this summer with these cute wine glass cozies!

Beer Can Cozy

by Spotted Horse Design Co.

I love how this pattern keeps your hands free while you can sip and chill all day long!

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