10 ways to craft it beachy!

From beach huts to seashells - reach for your stash & make it summery with our 10 favourite craft projects to knit, stitch, crochet or papercraft - all with a beach theme! Read more...

Cross stitch patterns sail away bathroom set

1. Sail away on a dreamcross stitch beach huts & sail boats - our set of cross stitch patterns by Angela Pool are perfect for giving bathrooms a nautical theme!

Sew up seashore cross stitch patterns Knitting pattern beachcomber bag & mittens Knitting pattern summer top

2. Sew up a simple tote bag - with Lesley Teare's On The Seashore project. Our PDF includes all the instructions for how to make this, plus a series of beachy cross stitch charts. 

3Beachcomber bag & wrist warmers - Amanda Crawford's knitting pattern (as seen in The Knitter) is perfect for trips to the seaside!

4Light as a feather - knit up a lightweight top to keep off the summer breeze with this knititng pattern by Kirstie McLeod.

Cross stitch a beach sign

5. Beach Life Sign - stitch some sun even if it's raining outside with this cross stitch pattern by Maria Diaz. It's a great gift for seaside lovers or surf-obsessed teens in the family!

Beside the seaside cross stitch pattern Striped bikini knitting pattern

6. Beside the seaside - stitch a heart-shaped sachet complete with lighthouse - with this sailaway cross stitch pattern designed by Diane Machin.

7. Surf stripes bikini set - teens will love this knitted stripy bikini pattern by Ruth Maddock!

Make your own surf cards

8. Make a splash with these cool surf cards - reach for your papercraft stash & try Angela Poole's surfer card ideas.

Cross stitch pattern surf's up hawaiin cards

9. Hawaiian tropics cards - send some summer stitching in the post with these cross stitch patterns, designed by Jane Prutten.

Beach bag knitting pattern

10. Crochet a beach bagtry crochet with twine with this crochet pattern by Ruth Maddock.