50+ Best Crochet Cardigan Patterns

Crochet cardigans come in all shapes, weights and sizes, but one thing is certain – we can’t live without them. These versatile garments come in handy all year round!

What’s even more cool, you can easily make crochet cardigan by yourself, because there are many patterns suitable for beginners. Depending on the details and construction, cardigans can be delicate, lacy and lightweight, or chunky and very warm. Simple cardigan is considered to have open front and sleeves, but you will find many variations, that are sleeveless, have pockets, or even hoods. Another category worth noticing is crochet shrug, because it’s the easiest project of all. Crochet shrug is basically a rectangle folded and sewn in such a way, that creates holes for the arms. In this post you will find a wide-ranging collection of crochet patterns for cardigans, suitable both for beginners, and seasoned crocheters. Take a look at examples below to check the current trends and search for links to free patterns under the pictures.

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The Best Crochet Cardigan Free Patterns

Touch of Merino Cardigan

This neutral cardigan will be a great addition to any closet, so consider making it for upcoming fall season. It’s elegant and simply timeless, because minimalism is always on trend. Wilma, as always, delivered perfectly thought through and easy to make design. Take a look at her dusty grey cardigan in the photos below and admit, that it will elevate any outfit!

  • DESIGNED by Wilma Westenberg
  • PROJECT TYPE cardigan
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner

Touch of Merino Cardigan Free Crochet Pattern

Find this free pattern on wilmade.com, or read more on Ravelry.

 


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Mercantile Cardigan

This versatile cardigan is very classic and will look great with most outfits, so you can be sure that it will fit into your wardrobe, too. It is striped and easy to crochet, so grab your tools and let’s start! Jess went for interesting stripes, but you can make it in just one color if you want to. You can see in the photos how great it looks with simple jeans, t–shirt and a fedora hat.

  • DESIGNED by Jess Coppom
  • PROJECT TYPE cardigan
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL upper beginner

Mercantile Cardigan Free Crochet Pattern

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Find this free pattern on makeanddocrew.com, or read more on Ravelry.

 

Retro Cropped Cardi

This subtle pastel cardigan is timeless and elegant, because pale blue color with delicate white stripes adds retro vibes to it. This kind of short cardigan looks great with dresses, but you can easily pair it with jeans and t-shirt. Tamara is a master pattern designer, so you can be sure that by following her instructions, you will make this cardigan without problems. Take a look below to see how beautifully this color plays with model’s hair!

  • DESIGNED by Tamara Kelly
  • PROJECT TYPE cardigan
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner

Retro Cropped Cardi Free Crochet Pattern


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Find this free pattern on furlscrochet.com, or read more on Ravelry.

 

Cuddly Cardigan

This cardigan is not only perfect lounge-wear, but also a great piece for the night out! It’s very cosy, soft, and has a pleasant velvet touch to it. Grace decided to keep the lines simple and minimal, so this cardigan has no collar. As you can see in the pictures below, it uses basic techniques, so it’s just perfect for beginners.

  • DESIGNED by Grace forthefrills
  • PROJECT TYPE cardigan
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL upper beginner

Cuddly Cardigan Free Crochet Pattern

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Find this free pattern on forthefrills.com, or read more on Ravelry.

 


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Cozy Boyfriend Cardigan

Cardigans are supposed to be warm and cosy, and this pattern definitely meets those requirements. It’s very soft, which makes it the ultimate housecoat! Take a look at the photo below and see how comfy it looks in dove grey color. Rachel knew that everybody needs a squishy cardigan in their closet, especially if it’s great for winter colds or chilly summer nights.

  • DESIGNED by Rachel Misner
  • PROJECT TYPE cardigan
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner

Cozy Boyfriend Cardigan Free Crochet Pattern

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Find this free pattern on eandpcrochet.com, or read more on Ravelry.

 

Cozy Cardi

This cute cardi requires very little sewing, so it’s perfect for beginners. You definitely won’t be discouraged, because it’s that easy to make! Experiment with colors and make a few of those cuties in different combinations. Breann decided to use cream and grey for her design, but you should explore other possibilities, too! For example, try out some colors, or go for dark base with light stripes.

  • DESIGNED by Breann Mauldin
  • PROJECT TYPE cardigan
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner

Cozy Cardi Free Crochet Pattern

Find this free pattern on hookedonhomemadehappiness.com, or read more on Ravelry.

 

Everyday Cardigan

Have you ever thought that you could make a garment in a weekend? Well, this cardigan from Ashleigh is so easy to make, that you will finish it in no time. It’s made with couple of rectangles and uses only basic stitches and techniques, so if you are a beginner, you’re in for a treat! Take a look below and get inspired – doesn’t it look great?

  • DESIGNED by Ashleigh Kiser
  • PROJECT TYPE cardigan
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner

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Find this free pattern on sewrella.com, or read more on Ravelry.

 

Short-Sleeved Crochet Cardigan Patterns

Watson Waffle Cardigan

Waffle stitch is a great choice of stitch for cardigans, because it’s not only for blankets and kitchen accessories! It adds texture and complexity to the whole project and makes it really stand out. Author chose very light grey for her project, and, as you can see below, it was a great idea. Going for neutrals is the best options, if you are not sure what color will suit you best.

  • DESIGNED by Lakeside Loops
  • PROJECT TYPE cardigan
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner

Watson Waffle Cardigan Free Crochet Pattern

Find this free pattern on lakesideloops.com, or read more on Ravelry.

 

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Poncho Cardigan

This sleeveless cardi works up incredibly fast, because it’s very simple and uses loose, lacy stitch. Beginners will have no problem with following this free pattern – not only it’s an easy project, but also Wilma is known for her clear step-by-step tutorials. Take a look at the photos and admire beautiful ombre yarn she used for this project.

  • DESIGNED by Wilma Westenberg
  • PROJECT TYPE cardigan
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner

Poncho Cardigan Free Crochet Pattern

Find this free pattern on wilmade.com, or read more on Ravelry.

 

Raquel Cardigan

We all know that crocheting is great for taking your mind off things, especially if you work on an easy, repetitive project. This cardigan is easy enough to make and doesn’t require much thinking, which allows you to fully relax and enjoy the process. Author behind Divine Debris went for timeless brown, and you can see in the photos how good it looks when paired with black t-shirt and jeans.

  • DESIGNED by Divine Debris
  • PROJECT TYPE cardigan
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL upper beginner

Raquel Cardigan Free Crochet Pattern

Find this free pattern on divinedebris.com, or read more on Ravelry.

 

Long-Sleeved Crochet Cardigan Patterns

Aurora Women’s Cardigan

This cardigan is very practical, because of fantastic deep pockets. They will not only keep your hands warm, but also will hold your phone and wallet. Jennifer used very simple stitch, that is easy to master, so don’t worry if you are a beginner. Vibrant rusty color is a hit this season, so don’t miss out on this trend!

  • DESIGNED by Jennifer Pionk
  • PROJECT TYPE cardigan
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner

Aurora Women's Cardigan Free Crochet Pattern

Find this free pattern on acrochetedsimplicity.com, or read more on Ravelry.

 

Eva Cardigan

Isn’t this stripy cardigan classy and effortless? Elongated silhouette will cover any imperfections of figure, and elevate any outfit. As you can see in the photos, this garment looks great with simple jeans and turtleneck, so I’m sure it will become your new staple for fall season.

  • DESIGNED by Rebecca Langford
  • PROJECT TYPE cardigan
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner

Eva Cardigan Free Crochet Pattern

Find this free pattern on yarnandchai.com, or read more on Ravelry.

 

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Snowdrop Cardigan

Simple yet comfy cardi should find a place in any winter wardrobe, because of its versatility and timeless style. This snow-white beauty works up fast and has useful pockets, so that your hands will always be warm. Basic stitches makes it perfect for beginners, who want to make something for themselves – just take a look at the photos!

  • DESIGNED by By Katerina
  • PROJECT TYPE cardigan
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner

Find this free pattern on by-katerina.com, or read more on Ravelry.

 

The Alchemy Cardigan

If you like step-by-step instructions and video tutorials, this crochet along is for you! With the help from the designer and fellow crocheters, you will create this beautiful and easy cardigan in no time, so grab your hook and start today. Jess knows how to design a fabulous cardigan, and this one is not an exception!

  • DESIGNED by Jess Coppom
  • PROJECT TYPE cardigan
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL upper beginner

Find this free pattern on makeanddocrew.com, or buy PDF from lovecrafts.com.

 

Cozy Textured Cardigan

This lovely textured cardigan is a great alternative for a classic robe, because it’s chunky, warm and very soft. It’s just perfect for lazy Sunday morning or a chilly evening with your favorite beverage. Designer behind this project chose deep brown yarn, but you can experiment with different colors – I’m sure it will look great in many color combinations.

  • DESIGNED by Red Heart Design Team
  • PROJECT TYPE cardigan
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL upper beginner

Cozy Textured Cardigan Free Crochet Pattern

Find this free pattern on yarnspirations.com, or read more on Ravelry.

 

Fleur-de-lis Cardigan

This golden lacy cardigan will be an eye-catching addition not only to everyday outfits, but also the evening ones. Just look at this beautifully textured lace! This color chosen by Erica is truly unique, but you can play with different palettes and make it in any hue you want. Take a look below and admire the shimmer!

  • DESIGNED by Erica Fedor
  • PROJECT TYPE cardigan
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL upper beginner

Fleur-de-lis Cardigan Free Crochet Pattern

Find this free pattern on highlandhickorydesigns.com, or read more on Ravelry.

 

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Cafe au Lait Cardigan

This light and airy cardigan will come in handy in many situations and will be your go-to cover up all year round. Delicate stitches make it look elegant, but perfectly fitted for everyday attire. The best part, though – it has fantastic pockets! As you can see in the photos, Breann looks great in creamy beige.

  • DESIGNED by Breann Mauldin
  • PROJECT TYPE cardigan
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL upper beginner

Cafe au Lait Cardigan Free Crochet Pattern

Find this free pattern on hookedonhomemadehappiness.com, or read more on Ravelry.

 

Everyday Striped Cardigan

This easy to make striped cardigan will be your winter staple, because it’s versatile and fun, especially if you introduce bright colors to the mix. Useful pockets are hidden in one of the stripes, which is a very clever idea, right? This project is a great proposition for teenagers, too, so consider making one in fun colors for the big kids in your family.

  • DESIGNED by Sentry Box Designs
  • PROJECT TYPE cardigan
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL upper beginner

Everyday Striped Cardigan Free Crochet Pattern

Find this free pattern on mjsoffthehookdesigns.com, or read more on Ravelry.

 

Stonewash Pocket Coatigan

This cardigan is warm and comfy enough to play a role of a coat, so you can be sure that this addition to your wardrobe is really worth time and effort! Beautiful stonewashed blue is the perfect match with jeans, but don’t worry – it will look as great with fancy clothing, too. Take a look below to see how soft Grace’s design looks on the model.

  • DESIGNED by Grace forthefrills
  • PROJECT TYPE coat / jacket
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL upper beginner

Stonewash Pocket Coatigan Free Crochet Pattern

Find this free pattern on forthefrills.com, or read more on Ravelry.

 

Rosewood Cardigan

This lovely dirty pink cardigan is very feminine and classic, so you can easily pair it up with your favorite jeans and a simple T – shirt. It looks great with casual attire, but don’t be afraid to wear it with a dress. This color is very on trend now, and, as you can see in the photos, Stephanie looks fabulous in it!

  • DESIGNED by Stephanie Jessica Lau
  • PROJECT TYPE cardigan
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL upper beginner

Rosewood Cardigan Free Crochet Pattern

Find this free pattern on allaboutami.com, or read more on Ravelry.

 

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Classy Cardi

Who would have thought that this classy cardigan is so easy to make? Well, if you ask me, I wouldn’t guess that it’s beginner-friendly project, because it looks amazing. Stripy sleeves are a very interesting detail, and big buttons make it look really stylish. In addition, Julie decided to pair it with classic white turtleneck and a hat – isn’t it stunning?

  • DESIGNED by Julie Farmer
  • PROJECT TYPE cardigan
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL upper beginner

Find this free pattern on redheart.com, or read more on Ravelry.

 

Chic Aran Cardigan

Some cardigans are unique because of their shape, others because of fantastic yarn, and this one features beautiful stitch. Kinga designed a simple silhouette, which became the canvas for the stitches. As you can see in the photo below, it’s looking great in beige, but I wonder how cool it would be if we introduced some color?

  • DESIGNED by Kinga Erdem
  • PROJECT TYPE cardigan
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL upper beginner

Find this free pattern on myhobbyiscrochet.com, or read more on Ravelry.

 

Piece of Cake Cardi

Looking for a versatile pattern, which will fulfill the needs of all members of your family? You’ve come to the right place, because MJ’s got you covered! This simple cardigan has a lovely asymmetrical front, and the pattern covers all the sizes you can imagine – from kids to adults. It’s a real treat, so get inspired by looking at the beautiful versions in the photos!

  • DESIGNED by MJ’s Off The Hook Designs
  • PROJECT TYPE cardigan
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner

Find free video tutorial on YouTube, or purchase PDF with written pattern on Ravelry.

 

The Elizabeth Cardigan

You must admit, that this cardigan by Ashlea drapes beautifully! Rich golden color is another thing that catches the eye, but the most important thing is comfort. This easy free pattern will help you make a new staple for winter season, so don’t waste any time and search through your stash to find the perfect yarn!

  • DESIGNED by Ashlea Konecny
  • PROJECT TYPE cardigan
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner

Find this free pattern on hearthookhome.com, or read more on Ravelry.

 

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Cosmos Cardigan

This simple cardigan can become anything you want it to be, because it’s very versatile. Try wearing it for everyday errands, but now and then pair it with something more fancy – a dress, maybe? You will see that it works great in both cases! Tamara chose dusty peach for her cardi, but what color will you choose?

  • DESIGNED by Tamara Kelly
  • PROJECT TYPE cardigan
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner

Find this free pattern on mooglyblog.com, or read more on Ravelry.

 

The Coffeeshop Cardigan

Another classy proposition comes from Rachel, who skillfully combines rustic vibes with casual timelessness. This cardigan will be perfect to wear on colder days, because it’s comfy and warm. Consider making it as a gift, because the size is easily adjustable and neutral color suits everyone.

  • DESIGNED by Rachel Misner
  • PROJECT TYPE cardigan
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner

The Coffeeshop Cardigan Free Crochet Pattern

Find this free pattern on eandpcrochet.com, or read more on Ravelry.

 

Cardigan Figs

There are lots of simple cardigan patterns out there, but if you are in need of something different, this fruity cardi will be perfect for you! This is a project for advanced crocheters, because ornamental sleeves require more complex techniques. Unfortunately, this tutorial by Diana is available only in Russian, but if you are clever, you can turn on auto-translation or just follow her steps as you watch.

  • DESIGNED by Diana Kanivets
  • PROJECT TYPE cardigan
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL advanced

Find free video tutorial in Russian on YouTube, or read more on Ravelry.

 

Mod Tiles Cardigan

Now, this project is something different, because it’s created with crochet squares! Ornamental blocks are easily customizable, so that you can change up colors in each of them. Cardigan like this one will be a statement piece in your wardrobe, and let’s be real – everyone needs a showstopper now and then!

  • DESIGNED by Universal Yarn Design Team 
  • PROJECT TYPE cardigan
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner

Find this free pattern on universalyarn.com, or read more on Ravelry.

 

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Hooded Crochet Cardigan Patterns

Strata Sweater

This beginner friendly cardigan uses only basic stitches and has very simple shape, so you will make it in no time. It proves that you don’t need complicated patterns to wrap yourself with handmade garment that looks good. Jess knows that adding fun fringe is a great way to bring out boho vibes, so don’t forget about the details.

  • DESIGNED by Jess Coppom
  • PROJECT TYPE cardigan
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner

Strata Sweater Free Crochet Pattern

Find this free pattern on makeanddocrew.com, or read more on Ravelry.

 

Sherpa Sweater 

This comfy sweater is an idea of hygge turned into a garment, because it’s so soft and cosy. It will feel like second skin! Useful pockets and a hoodie make it great for winter season, especially if you use soft furry yarn. This project uses basic tunisian techniques and works up pretty fast.

  • DESIGNED by Jess Coppom
  • PROJECT TYPE cardigan
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL upper beginner

Sherpa Sweater Free Crochet Pattern

Find this free pattern on makeanddocrew.com, or read more on Ravelry.

 

Crochet Kimono Cardigan Ideas – Free Crochet Patterns

Cascading Kimono Cardigan

This kimono cardigan is perfect for summer, because it’s lightweight and short-sleeved. Elegant, comfortable cardigan with the generously sized collar is something every woman should have in her closet, so take a look at the photos and get inspired! Jessica used a couple of decorative stitches, which make the whole project even more unique.

  • DESIGNED by Jessica Reeves Potasz
  • PROJECT TYPE sweater cardigan
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL upper beginner

Find this free pattern on mamainastitch.com, or read more on Ravelry.

 

The Habitat Cardigan

This Cardigan has pretty easy construction, because it’s using the super basic stitch. That’s why is perfect for beginners who would like to start and make their first sweater. The winter is right around the corner, so don’t spare you time and try it! Jess chose lovely shade of grey, but you should definitely spare some time to find the color you like best.

  • DESIGNED by Jess Coppom
  • PROJECT TYPE cardigan
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner

Find this free pattern on makeanddocrew.com, or read more on Ravelry.

 

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The Backcountry Cardigan

This lovely kimono cardigan looks beautiful in this neutral beige color, but its crown jewel is the furry collar. With soft detail like this and long sleeves, you can be sure that you won’t be cold this winter. I love oversized designs, because you can put a lot of layers underneath.

  • DESIGNED by Jess Coppom
  • PROJECT TYPE cardigan
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner

The Backcountry Cardigan Free Crochet Pattern

Find this free pattern on makeanddocrew.com, or read more on Ravelry.

 

Batwing Coat

Wow, what should we start with? Fun stripes, batwing sleeves or fancy oversized silhouette? This coat has it all, and although it’s done with basic stitches, it’s a true showstopper. Self-striping yarn is an interesting choice for such project, but you can see how unexpected the result is! If you need something a little bit more toned down, just use plain yarn in neutral colors.

  • DESIGNED by Paintbox Yarns
  • PROJECT TYPE cardigan
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL upper beginner

Batwing Coat Free Crochet Pattern

Find this free pattern on lovecrafts.com, or read more on Ravelry.

 

Crochet Shrugs – Free Crochet Patterns

Everyday Shrug

This lovely turquoise shrug reminds of a beautiful day at the ocean, and it definitely will be perfect for walks by the beach in the chilly wind. If you are not living by the sea or an ocean, but this cardi will come in handy during winter afternoons at home, snuggling on the couch with tea and favorite book. It sure looks cool in the vibrant blue, but  remember that you can make it in any color you want!

  • DESIGNED by jennyandteddy
  • PROJECT TYPE cardigan
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner

Everyday Shrug Free Crochet Pattern

Find this free pattern on jennyandteddy.com, or read more on Ravelry.

 

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Erin Cocoon Shrug

If you like comfy and a little baggy clothes, this shrug will be just perfect for you, because its oversized silhouette is the best thing ever. It’s really simple, but flattering. This project uses very repetitive stitch, which creates lovely openwork. As you can see in the photos below, it’s stunning in vibrant yellow, but you can experiment with neutrals to make it more toned down.

  • DESIGNED by Divine Debris
  • PROJECT TYPE cardigan
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL upper beginner

Erin Cocoon Shrug Free Crochet Pattern

Find this free pattern on divinedebris.com, or read more on Ravelry.

 

Collared Cocoon Shrug

The name of this project speaks for itself, because you will feel like wrapped in a cocoon in this comfy cardigan. It’s cosy, colorful and cute, but the best part is, that it works up really fast. Using chunky yarn makes the whole process much faster, and the effect is soft and squishy. Rebecca used multicolored yarn in shades of blue and grey, but you should find a palette that screams your name!

  • DESIGNED by Rebecca Velasquez
  • PROJECT TYPE shrug
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL intermediate

Find this free pattern on yarnspirations.com, or read more on Ravelry.

 

The Skyscape Shrug

This intriguing cardigan is made with a large rectangle, and that’s why it is great for beginners. It works up really quickly and will not only keep you warm, but also fashionable. Rachel designed this shrug in such a way, that ombre yarn creates vertical stripes, so keep it in mind, if you plan on working with similar materials. Take a look below to see how great it looks!

  • DESIGNED by Rachel Misner
  • PROJECT TYPE cardigan / shrug / bolero
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL upper beginner

The Skyscape Shrug Free Crochet Pattern

Find this free pattern on eandpcrochet.com, or read more on Ravelry.

 

Urban Chic Cocoon Sweater

Need to throw something on while chilling in the evening? This light and comfy cocoon sweater is an epitome of cosiness, because it’s lightweight and wearing it feels like wrapping yourself up in delicate blanket. Snuggle in it with your favorite tea and TV shows, and just relax! Take a look below to see how Breann used multicolored yarn for this project, because it’s a great idea for beginners who want to achieve cool color effects!

  • DESIGNED by Breann Mauldin
  • PROJECT TYPE cardigan
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner

Find this free pattern on hookedonhomemadehappiness.com, or read more on Ravelry.

 

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Shale Shrug

This classic shrug is very casual and cosy, so beware, because you will not want to take it off! It’s a perfect addition to your everyday wardrobe, because it will go along with a simple T-shirt and a classic pair of jeans. Easy to make openwork works up really fast, especially if you choose chunky yarn, like Erica did.

  • DESIGNED by: Erica Fedor
  • PROJECT TYPE: shrug
  • CRAFT: crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL: upper beginner

Find this free pattern on highlandhickorydesigns.com, or read more on Ravelry.

 

Light Frost Blanket Sweater

This amazing sweater will fit any size, because it’s very easily customizable. What’s basically a big rectangle, with a little bit of magic becomes practical and fashionable accessory. It has definitely a rustic and a little vintage vibe to it, but you can change it up depending on what colors you will choose. Jessica decided to add fringe, but it’s totally optional.

  • DESIGNED by: Mama In A Stitch
  • PROJECT TYPE: sweater / bolero
  • CRAFT: crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL: upper beginner

Light Frost Blanket Sweater Free Crochet Pattern

Find this free pattern on mamainastitch.com, or read more on Ravelry.

 

Fall Leaves Shrug

This colorful shrug uses delicate openwork to add silhouettes of falling leaves. Stripy yarn in autumnal hues is perfect for this project, but if you need something more delicate, you can be sure that it’ll look great in solid color, too. This is a perfect project for beginner crocheters, because it works up really fast, so keep it in mind, if you are new to this craft.

  • DESIGNED by: LoopinglyMade
  • PROJECT TYPE: shrug
  • CRAFT: crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL: upper beginner

Fall leaves shrug free crochet pattern

Find this free pattern on loopinglymade.com, or read more on Ravelry.

 

Blissful Boho Shrug

On the first sight it’s hard to tell, if what we see in the photos is a lacy shawl or a shrug, but does it really matter?This one will do very nicely on a chilly autumn day, or cold summer meeting with your friends. Delicate lacy structure is very chic, so it will go beautifully with fancy outfits, too.

  • DESIGNED by: I Need It Crochet
  • PROJECT TYPE: shrug
  • CRAFT: crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL: upper beginner

Blissful boho shrug free crochet pattern

Find this free pattern on ineeditcrochet.com, or read more on Ravelry.

 

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Meadow Lace Shrug

This beautiful deep red shrug is very easy to make, because it’s essentially a folded rectangle. Lovely geometric pattern reminds me of a meadow full of delicate flowers, and this accessory is very delicate, too! It’s not a shrug that will keep you warm and cosy, but it will elevate any summer outfit to a new level of style.

  • DESIGNED by: Sylwia Kawczyńska
  • PROJECT TYPE: shrug
  • CRAFT: crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL: upper beginner

Meadow Lace Shrug Free Crochet Pattern

Find this free pattern on mycrochetory.com, or read more on Ravelry.

 

Aprilis Lace Shrug

This shrug is great for everyday adventures and it’s easily customizable, so you can make it any size you want. Wide ribbed edging finishes it off beautifully and adds nice collar. Janne chose dusty plum color, which you can see in the photos below, but you can experiment with other hues, too!

  • DESIGNED by: Joy of Motion Crochet | Janne Kleivset
  • PROJECT TYPE: shrug
  • CRAFT: crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL: upper beginner

Aprilis Lace Shrug Free Crochet Pattern

Find this free pattern on joyofmotioncrochet.com, or read more on Ravelry.

 

The Dwell Sweater

Is it a blanket, or a sweater? No matter, because it’s just the perfect garment to wrap yourself up and feel like you hide in a warm cocoon. This marvelous design by Jess is essentially a weekend project, because it works up really fast. Just be sure to choose recommended yarn weight – it’s just perfect for this project.

  • DESIGNED by Jess Coppom
  • PROJECT TYPE cardigan
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner

Find this free pattern on makeanddocrew.com, or read more on Ravelry.

 

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Navajo Crochet Blanket Shrug

This beautiful blue shrug is inspired by the traditional designs of the Navajo native Americans, hence the beautiful motif at the back. You can easily make this kind of inset by using tapestry crochet, so if you are not familiar with this technique, this is a great way to try it out. This kind of garment is great for the autumn, especially if you pair it with jewellery of the same style.

  • DESIGNED by: Make & Do Crew
  • PROJECT TYPE: shrug
  • CRAFT: crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL: beginner

Navajo Blue Blanket Shrug FREE CROCHET PATTERN

Find this free pattern on makeanddocrew.com, or read more on Ravelry.

 

Done In A Day Quick Shrug

I know that in this busy world it’s hard to find the time for crochet projects, but this one may be the one you need. Chunky yarn and simple stitches are enough to create a shrug that you will make in one day – and one day only! Using ombre yarn adds interesting details, but spares you the fuss of changing up colors.

  • DESIGNED by Jessica Reeves-Potasz
  • PROJECT TYPE cardigan
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner

Find this free pattern on mamainastitch.com.

 

First Snow Cardigan

Crochet shrugs are the best, because they are essentially big rectangles, which become cardigans thanks to a little bit of sewing. This fizzy beauty by Kati is the ultimate blanket-cardigan combo, because it’s warm and elegant at the same time. You can throw it on anything you are wearing, and instantly feel cosy.
  • DESIGNED by Hooked by Kati
  • PROJECT TYPE cardigan
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner

Find this free pattern on hookedbykati.com, or read more on Ravelry.

 

Heart Lines Shrug

This lovely blue shrug by Dora use red accents to make the simple shape interesting, and I must admit, that it does it successfully! Simple lacy stitch makes it flowy, and very easy to make, so if you are a beginner, you should definitely try making a shrug. Take a look below to admire this fun color palette!

  • DESIGNED by: Dora Does
  • PROJECT TYPE: shrug
  • CRAFT: crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL: beginner

The Heartbeat Blue Shrug free crochet pattern

Find this free pattern on doradoes.co.uk, or read more on Ravelry.

 

Granny Lace Crochet Cardigan

This interesting cardigan will surely be a showstopper, because of the lacy back and big collar. If you like statement pieces, this one should definitely find a place in your wardrobe, so don’t waste any more time and try this free pattern. I’m sure it will look amazing in many different colors, because this lilac hue in Marly’s version is just a suggestion.

  • DESIGNED by Marly Bird
  • PROJECT TYPE cardigan
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL advanced

Find this free pattern on redheart.com, or read more on Ravelry.

 

Crochet Ruana and Poncho Patterns

Sedona Ruana

Ruana is more of a wrap than a cardigan, but we love multipurpose items! This lovely garment use basic granny stitches that are super easy for beginners, so if you are one, this is a project for you. As you can see below, it looks like an embodiment of autumn and will make you look beautiful.

  • DESIGNED by Tonya Bush
  • PROJECT TYPE shawl
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner

Sedona Ruana Free Crochet Pattern

Find this free pattern on nanascraftyhome.com, or read more on Ravelry.

 

Turning Leaves Poncho

This vibrant color and leaves pattern say simply: autumn! Folded rectangle is all it takes to make this stunning poncho, and it can double as an original skirt. It’s easy to make and the result is very eye pleasing, but remember that you can use this leafy stitch for any other project you like – for example a simple wrap. 

  • DESIGNED by: Maz Kwok
  • PROJECT TYPE: poncho
  • CRAFT: crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL: upper beginner

Turning leaves poncho free crochet pattern

Find this free pattern on beacrafter.com, or read more on Ravelry.

 

Striking Striped Ruana – Paid Pattern

This paid pattern will teach you how to make this lovely ruana, which you can see in the photos. It’s an easy project, and it will keep you comfy all season, looking great with most outfits. It’s elegant enough for high heels, but suits sneakers and jeans, too!

  • DESIGNED by Sonja Hood (Knot Yourself Out Crochet Patterns)
  • PROJECT TYPE cardigan
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL upper beginner

Buy this pattern directly from Ravelry.

 

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