Crochet Cardigan Patterns

Create perfect layering pieces for your spring wardrobe with free crochet cardigan patterns. A cold draft can strike anywhere at any time and can make you uncomfortable even in a warm room. A warm crocheted cardigan can keep you warm no matter where you are. A loosely stitched sweater is a fashionable accessory to ward off small drafts. For colder days a heavy crocheted jacket will keep you warm and cozy even in the draftiest house.

Displaying 1 - 30 of 30 items found.

Weekender Jacket
Find casual comfort in this sweater made with worsted weight yarn and size F hook. Size: Ladies' 32" to 34" bust (small); 36" to 38" bust (medium); 40" to 42" bust (large).

Skill Level: Intermediate
Designed by
Melissa Leapman
A Rose Is A Rose Vest
Panels of squares with a pretty rose motif are crocheted together to form this lovely vest, perfect for any season or occasion. Size: Woman's small(medium)(large).

Skill level: Advanced
Designed by
Maureen Egan Emlet
Amazing Accents Jacket
Crochet this beautiful jacket to be worn with jeans or dress slacks. Size: ladies' small (medium), (large), (extra large).

Skill Level: Advanced
Designed by
Sue Childress
Blue Denim
Worked in Tunisian crochet, this handsome vest is perfect for the office or for play! Size: Woman's small(medium)(large).

Skill level: Intermediate
Designed by
Christina McNeese
Buttercup Cardigan Set
LusterSheen was chosen to make this luscious summery cardigan duo, crocheted with seed stitches and cable twists. Size: Ladies small (medium, large).

Skill Level: Intermediate
Designed by
Lillian Jarmie
Cardigan With Wooden Buttons
Classic style makes a perfect gift. Size: Woman's small, medium and large.

Skill Level: Beginner
Designed by
Lillian Jarmie
Coral Reef Cardigan
Light, lacy and totally lovely, this free crochet sweater pattern is sure to look great on you! Traditional pineapples make this flirty crochet design a classic. Pair it with a tank or a long-sleeved shirt for year-round wear.

Size: Includes women's small through 3X-large. Made with light (light worsted) weight yarn and size I (5.5mm) hook.

Skill Level: Intermediate
Designed by
Tammy Hildebrand
Dawn to Dusk Sweater
No one will ever know this gorgeous sweater was stitched from your scrap basket. The beautiful colors and wonderful design will make this sweater a wardrobe favorite. Size: Ladies' 8-10 (12-14, 16-18).

Skill Level: Intermediate
Designed by
Jewedy Lambert
Diamond Lace Vest
Add variety to your summer wardrobe with this pretty button-front, openwork vest.

Size: Fits bust 40 1/4" through 47 1/2". Made with fine (sport) weight yarn and size H/8/5mm hook.

Skill Level: Intermediate
Designed by
Helene Rush
Easy Crochet Jacket
This stylishly simple jacket is the perfect topper for sleeveless shirts and dresses. Jacket shown was made using BerrocoŽ Weekend(TM) yarn in Blood Orange, sold at AnniesCatalog.com or any medium weight yarn.

Size: S through XL.

Skill Level: Intermediate
Designed by
Sue Childress
Grape Twin-Textured Cardigan
Each side of the front of this charming cardigan has a different look: One side features a cable, the other a ridge pattern. Size: 8-10 (12-14, 16-18).

Skill Level: Intermediate
Designed by
Lillian Jarmie
Jewel Tone Sweater
This gorgeous sweater is sure to enhance your autumn wardrobe. Size: Ladies' small/36(medium/40)(large/44) (extra-large/48).

Skill Level: Intermediate
Designed by
Margie Wicker
Kitty
Dress up a purchased sweatshirt using crochet. Size: Kitty is 9" tall.

Skill Level: Intermediate
Designed by
Mary Layfield
Lacy Delight
This beautiful garment looks great any time of the year! Size: Ladies' 30"-32" bust; changes for 36"38" are in [ ].

Skill Level: Average
Designed by
Christina McNeese
Ladies Speckled Vest
Sizes for small to extra-large are given for this stylish vest, a nice back-to-school wardrobe addition for a teen. Size: Ladies small (medium, large, extra-large). Bust sizes: 32" (36", 40", 44").

Skill level: Intermediate
Designed by
Colleen Sullivan
Lazy Daisy Vest
A variety of colored daisies are randomly embroidered over the front of this cool vest. The back is crocheted in a unique cross-stitch; the fronts, in single crochet stitch. Size: Woman's small/32-34(medium/36-38, large/40-42).

Skill level: Intermediate
Designed by
Laura Gebhardt
Lemon Drops Sweater
Soft, cheery and feminine, this free crochet sweater pattern is perfect for spring. The scalloped border around the neckline is a lovely detail. If bright yellow doesn't suit you, you can customize the yarn color. This is a great sweater to wear to the office!

Size: Small (medium, large and extra-large).

Skill Level: Intermediate
Designed by
Ann Smith
Manhattan Sweater
Adapted from a 1941 thread company publication, this stylish sweater is worked in three of your favorite shades of sport weight yarn! Size: Woman's size 14.

Skill Level: Advanced
Designed by
Staff of Old Time Crochet magazine
New Beginnings Bulky Sweater
Keep warm in a cold office or classroom with this free crochet pattern for a sweater. This cute cardigan is perfect for wearing to work. Pair it with slacks, or go a little bit more casual with some blue jeans.

Size: 38 (40-42, 44-46, 48-50, 52).

Skill Level: Intermediate
Designed by
Agnes Russell
Ocean Cardigan
Stitch this free crochet cardigan sweater. Its soft colors and lightweight yarn will make you feel like you're on the beach. Easy enough for a beginner! Size: Ladie's S (M, L).

Skill Level: Beginner
Designed by
Lillian Jarmie
Picot Cardigan
Look your best at the office with this attractive cardigan, ideal for summer layering. Size: Woman's small(medium)(large).

Skill Level: Intermediate
Designed by
Melissa Leapman
Purple Cardigan
Transform a regular sweatshirt into a beautiful cardigan featuring lacy crocheted details. Download this free crochet pattern and then start stitching. This sweater is comfortable yet chic. You'll find a million things to pair it with!

Finished Size: Bottom Lace Band is 13 inches wide. Front Band is 2 inches wide.

Skill Level: Intermediate
Designed by
An Annie's Original
Sea Spray Cabled Cardigan
Add fashion pizzazz to your winter wardrobe with this pretty sweater.

Includes sizes: Bust (36 - 38, 40 - 42, 44 - 46).

Skill Level: Intermediate
Designed by
Darla Sims
Shell Stitch Cardigan
Pretty shell stitch details and buttoned cuffs make this bolero-style crochet sweater extra stylish. Customize the color of this free pattern to make it match your favorite outfit. Made with lightweight yarn and U.S. sizes F/5/3.75mm and H/8/5mm hooks. Size: Woman's XS (SML, XL, 2XL, and 3XL).

Skill Level: Experienced
Designed by
Joy Prescott
Spring Green Cardigan
Indulge in the fresh, feminine appeal of this beautifully styled, lightweight sweater that features repeating openwork diamonds on the front and sleeves. Its sophisticated good looks make it perfect to wear for almost any occasion. Size: 34-inch bust (small); changes for 38- inch (medium), 42-inch (large), 46-inch (X-large) and 50-inch (2X-large) are in [].
Designed by
Margret Willson
Spring Green Sweater
The simple style and easy lines of this figure-flattering cardigan make it a perfect choice for any woman's spring wardrobe.
Made with medium (worsted) weight yarn and size I (5.5mm) hook. Size: Woman's X-small [small, medium, large, X-large, 2X-large, 3X-large, 4X-large,and 5X-large].

Skill Level: Intermediate
Designed by
Joy Prescott
Springtime Lace Vest
Dress up this beautiful crochet vest with a classy skirt or pair of slacks or go casual with denim or khaki pants. Either way you'll look great when you stitch this free vest pattern. Size: Ladies' small(medium)(large).

Skill level: Intermediate
Designed by
Melissa Leapman
Trendy Cabled Cardi
Plush cabled ribbing blends perfectly with a lightly textured body pattern to create harmonious contrast in this cropped cardi. This e-pattern was originally published in the November 2009 issue of Crochet! magazine.

Size: Includes women's small through X-large. Made with medium (worsted) weight yarn and size I (5.5mm) hook.

Skill Level: Intermediate
Designed by
Drew Emborsky
Tunisian Rib Stitch Zip Front Cardigan
The Tunisian stitch makes for an especially toasty warm sweater.

Includes Men's sizes: Small to 2X-large. Made with medium (worsted) weight yarn and sizes J and K afghan hooks and size J hook.

Skill Level: Experienced
Designed by
Treva McCain
Zesty Zig-Zag Cardigan
Zip through this crisp-looking cardigan with its multihued stripes. The V-style neck makes it an ideal sweater to wear when fashion rather than warmth is your primary interest. Size: Woman's small(medium)(large)(extra-large).

Skill Level: Intermediate
Designed by
Melissa Leapman

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Find a Free Crochet Cardigan Pattern for Everyone

Spring fashion is all about layering. Make a stylish cardigan that you can pair with your favorite lightweight blouses, shells, and sundresses and you can extend your summer wardrobe and have more outfit options. Plus, you'll love showing off your handiwork by wearing a handmade cardigan out and about. For a fashion-forward wardrobe, the Spring Green Cardigan will look stylish and feminine in any color. Check out our Free Crochet Jacket Patterns for more options.

Free Crochet Cardigan Patterns for Beginners

Even if you're new to crocheting you can make a fashionable and warm sweater that you can enjoy for years. The Cardigan with Wooden Buttons is a simple pattern that looks adorable and will keep you cozy all day.

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