Either you're a hoodie fan or you're not. Hoodie fans will agree... this sweater is a great summer hoodie. It's short sleeved and cropped, and has a really cute allover stitch pattern. The I-cord tie is sweet and the edging stitch along the sleeves and bottom band is a really nice touch.
And of course - a great hood:
Pattern: Escapade Cropped Hoodie from the Tahki Garden Variety pattern booklet
Yarn: Tahki Cotton Classic, available in 55 gorgeous shades!
There are a lot of other great sweaters in this pattern booklet, such as "Sans Souci":and "Fair Bianca":and "Dairy Maid":and my favorite... the "Imagine Skirt":