Crochet Patterns Sweaters and Cardigans

Feminine Crochet Cardigans

Summer is just around the corner, so now is absolutely the best time to undertake some new projects for hotter days. Therefore if you’re looking for a new, fun project to start, a new idea might be hiding somewhere in this post. And I assure you, that these projects are really gorgeous and it’s hard to pick the best one! In other words, lightweight, breathable and comfortable, cardigans are the perfect idea for a smooth transition period, no matter if it’s early spring or the middle of fall. Look at these patterns and choose your favorite one! Moreover, I think you can never have too many cardigans in your closet, I absolutely love them!

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Laveau Cardigan

  • Designed by Alison Green

Here’s a free cardigan pattern combining crocheting and knitting. Knit ribbing is at cuffs, hem, and front bands. However, if you are a crocheter, you can also make these parts with a hook, though the structure will be a bit bulkier. A nice challenge and excellent result, isn’t it?

free cardigan crochet pattern

PHOTOS by Alison Green / Ravelry.com

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

Stephanie Cardigan

  • Designed by Divine Debris

What to crochet watching your favorite series or TV show? For example, this simple short-sleeve cardigan with a free crochet pattern. It consists of easy to make 3 details sewed together. The design comes in a wide range of sizes — from XS to 5XL. So, let’s do it!

free cardigan crochet pattern

PHOTOS by Divine Debris / Ravelry.com

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

Wildflower Cardigan

  • Designed by Jessica Reeves Potasz

Boho style is a trend for the upcoming warm season, and the floral granny squares too. So, this free summer cardigan pattern perfectly matches your stylish look. Wear it with cut-off shorts like the author advises, wide pants or light jeans, as I also see, and enjoy your day!

free lightweight cardigan crochet pattern

PHOTOS by Jessica Reeves Potasz / Ravelry.com

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

The Summer Path Cardigan

  • Designed by Rachel Misner

Here’s a perfect add-on to your multilayered summer outfits! This stylish cardigan crochets just with a 2-row repeat. So, the free lightweight cardigan pattern is lovely and beginner-friendly. Furthermore, there’s it comes with a video tutorial.

free lightweight cardigan crochet pattern

PHOTOS by Rachel Misner / Ravelry.com

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

Peek-A-Boo Crop Cardigan

  • Designed by MJ’s Off The Hook Designs

Cropped cardigan is a trendy piece for this season. Many collections of fashion designers have shown such items. So, add one to your wardrobe using a free crop cardigan crochet pattern we offer to you.

Crochet it now! You should follow a simple crochet mesh stitch pattern and get a quick result thanks to the open stitch work. It also comes with a free YouTube video tutorial.

free cardigan crochet pattern

PHOTOS by MJ’s Off The Hook Designs / Ravelry.com

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

 

Be Mine Cardigan

  • Designed by Carrie M Chambers

The Be Mine Cardigan is the perfect piece for your multilayered outlooks in any season. It has a modern, oversized design with ample room for a slouchy look and contains only basic stitches. Follow a detailed free cardigan crochet pattern and finish this project in a few series of your favorite TV series.

free cardigan crochet pattern

PHOTOS by Carrie M Chambers / Ravelry.com

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

 

Free Spirit Ruana/Kimono Free Crochet Pattern

  • Designed by Crystal White-Van Cleemput

I love delicate, loose crocheted kimonos, because they are very versatile and make the whole outfit fashionable and fun. What’s more, this kimono is very comfy, just ideal for a summer walk on a chilly day.

Free Spirit Ruana:Kimono Free Crochet Pattern

PHOTOS by Crystal White-Van Cleemput / ravelry.com

The free Youtube Tutorial is here. or read more about it on Ravelry.

 

Lana Kimono Free Crochet Pattern

  • Designed by Ashleigh Kiser

Cardigans with fringes are so original and have a cute boho vibe to them, right? What’s more, this cardi is so feminine, it will take your whole look to the next level. Play with the colors to make it even more unique!

Lana Kimono Free Crochet Pattern

PHOTOS by Ashleigh Kiser / ravelry.com

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

 

Mara Kimono

  • Designed by Krista Cagle

Summer vibes are here! Mara Kimono will be a great addition to your summer wardrobe, bringing instant boho vibe to your outfit. It’s perfect for beginners – easy to make, based on three rectangles and works up really fast.

free crochet pattern: Woman Kimono

PHOTOS by Krista Cagle / ravelry.com

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

 

Sandbar Kimono

  • Designed by Toni Lipsey

If you like clothes that create a perfect outfit with regular jeans and a plain shirt – this pattern is for you, because it looks really great with basic clothes. Even when you’re in a hurry, you can wear it on smooth clothes and look great!

free crochet pattern: Woman Kimono

PHOTOS by Toni Lipsey / ravelry.com

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

Dusk Cape Free Crochet Pattern

  • Designed by Stephanie Jessica Lau

I absolutely love neutral cardigans, because they are really universal and you can wear them on several different occasions. Above all, this cardi will keep you warm and cozy, therefore you have to try it!

Dusk Cape cardigans Free Crochet Pattern

PHOTOS by Stephanie Jessica Lau / ravelry.com

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

Wisteria Drops Kimono Free Crochet Pattern

  • Designed by Rachel Carson Hill

This fun and colorful kimono is a great project for both summer and autumn because it is lightweight and warm at the same time. I’m sure it will become one of your favorite new accessories!

Wisteria Drops Kimono Free Crochet Pattern

PHOTOS by Rachel Carson Hill / ravelry.com

Find original free pattern on ravins designs.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

 

Perfect Summer Ponchos / Cardigans Free Crochet Pattern

  • Designed by Melissa Fisher

I really understand why the author called the poncho a perfect one, because it is truly perfect for summer – it will protect you from the wind and keep you slightly warm, while still being breathable. I recommend trying this beautiful pattern!

Perfect Summer Poncho Free Crochet Pattern

PHOTOS by Melissa Fisher / ravelry.com

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

 

Mandy – Fun Cardigans Free Crochet Pattern

  • Designed by Emily Marie Davies

You can never go wrong with a pink cardi, because it’s a true classic, that will always look amazing. I really hope you’ll try this pattern – it’s truly worth it. Moreover, it’s so simple and fast to make!

Mandy Cardigans Free Crochet Pattern

PHOTOS by Emily Marie Davies / ravelry.com

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

 

Brunch Cardigans Free Crochet Pattern

  • Designed by Jess Coppom

I really think it’s one of the best cardigans you can wear while going on a brunch. It’s so casual and elegant at the same time! I believe it will look gorgeous with a simple T – shirt and a pair of jeans.

Brunch Cardigans Free Crochet Pattern

PHOTOS by Jess Coppom / ravelry.com

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

Classic Raglan Cardigan – Super Bulky Edition

  • Designed by Joy of Motion Crochet | Janne Kleivset

This super bulky cardigan is a true classic, because it’s made with neutral colors and it’s made with basic stitches, so it’s perfect for both late summer and fall / winter time. What’s more, it’s super fast and easy to make. It’s the ideal basic garment for your closet. The sizes vary from XS to 5XL.

Classic Raglan Cardigan - Super Bulky Edition

PHOTOS by Joy of Motion Crochet | Janne Kleivset / ravelry.com

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

Your Afternoon Walk Cardigan

  • Designed by Joy of Motion Crochet | Janne Kleivset

When I look at this amazing cardigan by Joy of Motion Crochet | Janne Kleivset I want to crochet is asap! It has a very beautiful knitted look and it has such lovely deep green accents! Just imagine wrapping yourself in it on a chilly evening with hot tea and favorite book!

Your Afternoon Walk Cardigan

PHOTOS by Joy of Motion Crochet | Janne Kleivset / ravelry.com

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

The Morning Coffee Cardigan

  • Designed by Rachel Misner

The Morning Coffee Cardigan is a super simple cardi with stripes in many neutral colors, that create a veery casual and relaxed look, perfect for home wear. It’s the best project for beginners who want to dive into the crocheting world. The sizes available vary from XS to 5 XL.

The Morning Coffee Cardigan

PHOTOS by Rachel Misner / ravelry.com

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

Cafe au Lait Cardigan

  • Designed by Breann Mauldin

This delicate, neutral cardigan has a seamless construction, which makes it look really simple and modern, I love it! What’s more, you can make it very quickly and adjust it to your size. The pattern has instructions on how to do sizes from S to 3 XL.

Cafe au Lait Cardigan

PHOTOS by Breann Mauldin / ravelry.com

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

Elevation Duster Cardigan

  • Designed by Jess Coppom

If you’re looking for a cardigan that you’ll be able to wear all year long and feel super comfy in it, we’ve got you covered! Take a look at this amazing cardi by Jess Coppom on the pictures below! It’s a drape, sweater hug, that’s perfect for everyday wear.

Elevation Duster Cardigan

PHOTOS by Jess Coppom / ravelry.com

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

Scrappy Blanket Cardigan

  • Designed by Crystal White-Van Cleemput

You will find this really simple pattern by Crystal White-Van Cleemput very easy and fast to make. It’s ideal to take your mind off things. What’s more, it allows you to practice basic stitches. So if you’re never crocheted a sweater / cardigan, this one is definitely for you!

Scrappy Blanket Cardigan

PHOTOS by smileNstitches / ravelry.com

Find original free pattern on Ravelry.com or read more about this version on Ravelry.

Wild Bloom Cardigan

  • Designed by Rachel Misner

This gorgeous cardigan in the pictures below is made by Rachel Misner in a very neutral and delicate color, so it’s going to make you look and feel very elegant. The best thing about such subdued colors is that they work so well with many stylizations!

Wild Bloom Cardigan

PHOTOS by Rachel Misner / Ravelry.com

Find this free pattern on eandpcrochet.com, or check out more on Ravelry page here.

Brighter Days Lace Cardigan

  • Designed by Lorene Haythorn Eppolite- Cre8tion Crochet

Are you looking for a new, super fun and comfy cardigan for warmer days ahead? If so, you really have to check out this amazing project by Lorene Haythorn Eppolite- Cre8tion Crochet! It’s a bottom-up cardigan and it features an elegant teardrop stitch design that will keep you cool.

Brighter Days Lace Cardigan

PHOTOS by Lorene Haythorn Eppolite- Cre8tion Crochet / Ravelry.com

Find this free pattern on cre8tioncrochet.com, or check out more on Ravelry page here.

Eyelet Stitch Crochet Cardigan

  • Designed by Yarnspirations 

This gorgeous and super impressive crochet cardigan in the pictures below is very relaxed and casual, so it’s a perfect little covergan for warm weather wear. It’s made by Yarnspirations in Red Heart It’s A Wrap Sprinkles and the body is worked in one piece. Basic stitches will be enough to make it!

Eyelet Stitch Crochet Cardigan 

PHOTOS by Yarnspirations  / Yarnspirations.com

Find this free pattern on Yarnspirations.com. The photos are here.

The Delta Cardi

  • Designed by Meghan Ballmer

Fall in love with this beautiful delta cardi in the pictures below. It’s made by Meghan Ballmer and it’s a stunning project made with ight weight Nuboo yarn is sure to be a summer staple. And take a look at these little picots on the end of the fan stitches!

The Delta Cardi

PHOTOS by Meghan Ballmer / ravelry.com

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

Rosebud Dreamer Cardi

  • Designed by thehooknooklife

This amazing design in the pictures below was made by thehooknooklife and it’s perfect for any of you, who want to start making garments, or for a more advanced crocheter just looking for a fun new stitch to try! You can make it in variety of sizes and colors but the most important thing is to have fun!

Rosebud Dreamer Cardi

PHOTOS by therealjourneychaneldesigns / Instagram.com

Find original free pattern on thehooknooklife.com.The photos are here.

Sea Star Cardi

  • Designed by Mimi Alelis

This lovely, delicate, lacy cardi in the pictures below is an easy-to-wear, feminine and flattering cardigan, that will become your favorite beach cover-up and the ultimate summer piece! What’s more, the motifs easily blend together to form a simple and beautiful flower-patterned fabric. Do you like it? Let me know!

Sea Star Cardi

PHOTOS by Mimi Alelis / ravelry.com

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

 

Chelsea Cardigan

  • Designed by CrochetDreamz

This cute crochet cardi in the pictures below was made by CrochetDreamz and it’s such a lovely piece, that looks very feminine and flattering! It can be made in 2 lengths, regular length or long as you see in the pictures.

Chelsea Cardigan

PHOTOS by CrochetDreamz / ravelry.com

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

 

 

The Paisley Slouchy Cardigan

  • Designed by cactusandlacedesigns

If you like chunky cardigans and sweaters as much as I do, you will simply love this comfy piece by cactusandlacedesigns in the pictures below! It’s made in one piece with very minimal seaming, so it’s a really quick project to make.

The Paisley Slouchy Cardigan

PHOTOS by cactusandlacedesigns / Instagram.com

Find original free pattern on cactusandlacedesigns.com, the photos are here.

 

Patchwork Party Cardi LITE

  • Designed by Jess Coppom

Jess Coppom did such a fantastic job with this crochet cardigan in the pictures below, don’t you think? It’s absolutely incredible and so flattering! It uses minimal seaming and has spacious pockets (we all love them, right?). Make sure to give this one a go!

Patchwork Party Cardi LITE

PHOTOS by Jess Coppom / ravelry.com

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

 

Caramel Drizzle

  • Designed by DROPS design

This absolutely gorgeous cardigan from DROPS Design will make a great addition to your wardrobe. Feminine design with ruffled yoke and elbow length sleeves is summery and fresh. Weather you are planning a romantic evening or just a quick pop to the shops, this cardigan is surely a perfect accessory to any outfit.

Caramel Drizzle Cardigan Free Crochet Pattern

PHOTOS by DROPS design / ravelry.com

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

 

The Evie Cardigan

  • Designed by Cactus and Lace Designs

If you are looking for a lightweight, airy cardigan then Cactus and Lace Designs has the perfect pattern on her blog. This beginner friendly cardi pattern has written instructions for sizes XS to 5XL so you can choose the right one for your figure.

The Evie Cardigan Free Crochet Pattern

PHOTOS by Cactus and Lace Designs / ravelry.com

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

 

The Wendy Cardigan

  • Designed by Rachel Misner

Rachel Misner has a true flair for designing feminine and chic garments. And this crochet cardigan is no different. The pattern is beginner friendly and it has that boho vibe that we love. The Wendy Cardigan also comes as a Lionbrand kit so it will be even easier to start crocheting this lovely piece.

The Wendy Cardigan Free Crochet Pattern

PHOTOS by Rachel Misner / ravelry.com

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

 

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