20 Stylish and Comfy Long Crochet Cardigans

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To wear a long crochet cardigan is not only a bold fashion statement, but also a very smart everyday trick. It is the simplest way to keep yourself toasty warm while also not compromising the look. That’s not a reason enough for you? Let us elaborate more, or let these amazing crochet patterns speak for themselves. 

From many sweater styles, the long crochet cardigans are the ones that are very often overlooked. Do not underestimate this fashionable piece and try handcrafting one yourself. Check our selection of the finest crochet patterns, pick your favorite and start your adventure with this statement piece. It is a wardrobe makeover the easy and DIY way, beloved by so many of us!

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1. Midnight Waffle Cardigan

Everyone looking for a beginner-friendly and good-looking long crochet cardigan, try this pattern from Grace Forthefrills. The gentle waffle stitch creates an interesting yet not too bulky texture. Dense and of a nice weight, this cardigan style is a truly timeless and transitional piece that you will be wearing with literally everything. In the first one pick a basic color like dark gray, nude beige or navy blue.

  • DESIGNED by Grace Forthefrills
  • PROJECT TYPE long cardigan
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner

Photos by Grace Forthefrills / ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on forthefrills.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

2. Mel’s Cosy Cardigan

It is not a coincidence that this long crochet cardigan has been named after designer Rose Obom’s best friend. It is clear that both this pattern and the final piece will become your new best friends. The first one is a basic design of repetitive stitches that’s easy to follow by beginners. The long cardigan that’s created in this project is a perfect everyday piece, easy to throw on many different outfits.

  • DESIGNED by Rose Obom for Yarn Craftee
  • PROJECT TYPE long cardigan
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner

Photos by Rose Obom / ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on yarncraftee.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

3. Bookworm Cardigan

All the bookworms out there, great news for you! You will never again get cold or uncomfy while diving into the other reality of your favorite novels. With the long crochet cardigan pattern from Kristi Garris you will ensure the ultimate book reading conditions, no matter where you find yourself with your next lecture. From size XS up to 5X, everyone will find a cozy portable book nook thanks to this design.

  • DESIGNED by Kristi Garris
  • PROJECT TYPE long cardigan
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL upper beginner

Photos by Kristi Garris / ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on masonjaryarndesigns.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

4. Butterfly Cardigan

Fly away into the world of colorful crochet wonder with the one and only butterfly cardigan. This amazing, unusual design has been created by Skein Spider to make all our lives more magical and simply prettier. It’s a fun way to introduce some colors into your daily wardrobe while also keeping you warm and comfy all the time. It comes with a video tutorial so you will be gently guided step by step on how to craft this long crochet cardigan.

  • DESIGNED by Skein Spider
  • PROJECT TYPE long cardigan
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner

Photos by Skein Spider / ravelry.com

Find the video tutorial on YouTube, or read more about it on Ravelry.

5. The Crossroads Cardigan 

A basic that should be in everyone’s wardrobe, always at hand to just throw on and be ready to go. Long cardigan that you can wrap yourself with, with big practical pockets is a timeless crochet pattern. The weight of such a big project has been limited to the use of lacy crochet and lightweight structure. It has been designed by I Need It Crochet and already introduced in different color versions on the creator’s website.

  • DESIGNED by I Need It Crochet
  • PROJECT TYPE cardigan
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL intermediate

Photos I Need It Crochet / ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on ineeditcrochet.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

6. Cozy Oversized Cardigan

This mid-length oversized crochet cardigan has made its way to the long cardigan selection thanks to being so fun to make. You won’t notice when your cardigan will become a really long and cozy throw on. All that thanks to the Yarnspirations Design Studio’s beginner crochet pattern. The choice of a chunky yarn only makes it faster and easier to craft and that’s great news indeed, because no comfort should come with too much of an effort. And this crochet cardigan for sure is comfy.

  • DESIGNED by Yarnspirations Design Studio
  • PROJECT TYPE cardigan
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner

Photos Yarnspirations Design Studio / ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on yarnspirations.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

7. The Morning Mug Cardigan

Grab that mug of a mourning elixir and throw a comfy long crochet cardigan on. Not only its oversize fit and length are what makes it a perfect crochet project. The stretchy stitch is a trick by Rachel Misner to make it even more snugly. Choose bulky yarn for a more winter-like effect. The full video tutorial is available on YouTube.

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

Photos Rachel Misner / ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on eandpcrochet.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

8. Ella Tied Cardigan Version 2

Take that bathrobe comfort whenever you go with a tied long crochet cardigan. Lion Brand Yarn designers know how to create a perfect beginner skill level pattern. The tied cardigan might not seem like an easy crochet project, but this one actually is. Only basic crochet stitches and simple form compose this design. Choose the yarn weight you like the most, in your favourite color.

  • DESIGNED by Lion Brand Yarn
  • PROJECT TYPE cardigan
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner

Photos Lion Brand Yarn / ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on lionbrandyarn.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

9. Marla Long Cardigan

Crochet cardigans are twice as cozy when they’re long. This one is made specifically for hygge lovers who like to cuddle up on cold evenings. The project is designed for intermediate crocheters, but it’s easy to follow. Feel free to download the free PDF crochet pattern from the website. Your fall will be as cozy as possible!

  • DESIGNED by Lion Brand
  • PROJECT TYPE long cardigan
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL intermediate
Two pictures of a woman wearing a long crocheted cardigan.

Photos Lion Brand / lionbrand.com

Find the original free pattern on lionbrand.com.

10. Granny Square Oversized Cardigan

Lacey and soft, this long crochet cardigan is perfect to wear around the house and out in early fall. The long design combined with a warm color makes it a stylish piece you won’t find in stores. It’s beginner-friendly and quick to knit because of the simple square pattern. It’s your chance to feel all the vibes of this fall. Don’t be afraid to try. Plus, the PDF crochet pattern is free to download.

  • DESIGNED by Premier Yarns
  • PROJECT TYPE cardigan
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
A woman is sitting on a hay bale wearing a long crochet cardigan.

Photos Premier Yarns / premieryarns.com

Find the original free pattern on premieryarns.com.

11. Wintertime Cardigan

Crochet cardigans are always a statement of comfort. They’re great to wear around the house and as part of your streetwear. The oversized design of this one makes you feel even cozier, so if you’re looking for a comfortable piece to wrap up in while reading an interesting book, this is it. The size of the original garment is an S, but it could easily be altered to fit you perfectly. To make it, just follow the cardigan crochet pattern on the original website.

  • DESIGNED by Laura Pietersma
  • PROJECT TYPE cardigans
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
Two pictures of a woman wearing a long knitted cardigan.

Photos by Laura Pietersma / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on laurapetrahaakt.nl, or read more about it on Ravelry.

12. Evergreen Cocoon Shrug

This project is a must for those who find cardigans far too classic and boring. The unusual design, combined with the oversized fit and worsted weight yarn, provides unparalleled coziness. Plus, this garment looks great in both muted and bright colors, so you can experiment with color schemes. Either way, the shrug pattern is clear and easy to follow, and if you follow the instructions carefully, you’ll have your cocoon cardigan finished in no time. Don’t hesitate and give it a try right now!

  • DESIGNED by Happy Heartsy
  • PROJECT TYPE cardigans
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
Two pictures of a woman wearing a long green crochet cardigan.

Photos by Happy Heartsy / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on happyheartsy.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

13. Striped Cardigan

Capture the warmth of the season with this long crochet cardigan! Designed for beginners, it’s easy to complete and uses simple techniques. You will practice chain and single crochet stitches, changing colors, double crochet cluster stitches and more! This piece is so cozy, it will quickly become a favorite in your winter wardrobe. To make one, simply download the step-by-step PDF crochet pattern from the original website and follow the instructions!

  • DESIGNED by Premier Yarns
  • PROJECT TYPE cardigans
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
Two pictures of a woman wearing a long crocheted cardigan.

Photos by Premier Yarns / premieryarns.com

Find the original free pattern on premieryarns.com.

14. Big Collar Crochet Coat

Embrace the coziness of winter crochet with this project! This crocheted coat will change your style and stand out as a chic alternative to traditional outerwear. The special yarn provides a soft, plush finish that makes you feel warm and comfortable. Combine style and warmth with this uniquely crafted crochet piece and prove that staying cozy doesn’t mean sacrificing style. The step-by-step PDF pattern is free.

  • DESIGNED by Yarnspirations
  • PROJECT TYPE cardigans
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
Two pictures of an older woman wearing a grey coat and carrying an umbrella.

Photos by Yarnspirations / yarnspirations.com

Find the original free pattern on yarnspirations.com.

15. Tuckernik Cardi

Long cardigans are one of the most popular crochet pieces. The reason – they fit almost everyone, and you can use them for many outfits. This crochet pattern offers you a high-quality piece that you can wear with skirts, pants, jeans, and even dresses. If you’ve been looking for such a versatile piece and couldn’t find it, save this midi cardigan pattern.

  • DESIGNED by Lion Brand Yarn
  • PROJECT TYPE cardigans
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
A woman wearing a long knitted cardigan.

Photos by Lion Brand Yarn / lionbrand.com

Find the original free pattern on lionbrand.com.

16. Long Luxe Cardigan

An extremely stylish crochet cardigan for those who like to stand out. Not only does it look stunning, it’s actually very comfortable to wear. Plus, it has those hippie vibes, so if you like the style of the Beatles, this piece is for you. A cardigan like this is also good if you prefer a grunge style in your clothing. The pattern is best suited for intermediate crocheters.

  • DESIGNED by Lion Brand Yarn
  • PROJECT TYPE cardigans
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL intermediate
Two pictures of a woman wearing a long crochet cardigan.

Photos by Lion Brand Yarn / lionbrand.com

Find the original free pattern on lionbrand.com.

17. Bernadette Boucle Cardi

This pattern is for stylish and comfortable long crochet cardigan with pockets. The piece is designed for versatility, keeping you cozy and fashionable. It’s perfect for everyday wear and for adding a casual layer to your outfit. The pattern is suitable for all skill levels and offers a relaxed, laid-back vibe.

  • DESIGNED by Ashlea Konecny
  • PROJECT TYPE cardigan
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
Woman wearing a long crochet cardigan, white top, and jeans standing against a stone wall.

Photos by Ashlea Konecny/ Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on hearthookhome.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

18. Eva Cardi

A stunning long cardigan that’s perfect for a stylish, casual look. This crochet project offers a chic option for those who appreciate elegance with a touch of comfort. The design is meant to be versatile and can easily transition from day to night. With its fashionable appeal and cozy feel, this long crochet cardigan is a must-have addition to your wardrobe.

  • DESIGNED by Ashlea Konecny
  • PROJECT TYPE cardigan
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
A woman wearing a long, brown crocheted cardigan paired with blue jeans and a grey top, standing against a stone wall background.

Photos by Ashlea Konecny/ Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on hearthookhome.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

19. All My Phases Cardigan

This long crochet cardigan is the perfect blend of warmth and trendiness, making it a versatile addition to your wardrobe. With its oversized fit and relaxed vibe, this cardigan is an excellent choice for creating a chic, laid-back look that’s perfect for chilly evenings. Plus, the design is truly unique.

  • DESIGNED by Happy Heartsy
  • PROJECT TYPE cardigan
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
a woman wearing a long crochet cardigan in a neutral color and colar ribbing

Photos by Happy Heartsy / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on happyheartsy.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

20. Raku Oversized Chunky Crochet Coat Cardigan

Indulge in the art of chunky crochet with this free cardigan pattern! The chunky, plush texture creates a cozy and stylish garment that’s perfect for chilly days. This stunning piece offers a modern and cozy silhouette, making it a standout choice for anyone who loves to combine comfort with fashion.

  • DESIGNED by Kiks + Jack Crochet
  • PROJECT TYPE cardigan
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
a woman wearing a light grey crochet cardigan with pockets and big black buttons

Photos by Kiks + Jack Crochet / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on kiksandjackcrochet.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

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