54 Easy Crochet Sweater & Cardigan Patterns: All Free
Are you looking for easy to make a sweater crochet pattern? If so, then you are in luck with our curated collection of free crochet sweater patterns! Below you’ll be able to find a shrug, pullover, cozy sweater or cardigan to make that will fit your style.
Most of these sweater designs are at a basic and easy skill level, so if you are a beginner at crocheting sweaters, you will be in for a treat!
Ready to get started? Grab a cup of coffee (or tea) and have a look below to find the perfect sweater pattern to crochet!
How to Correctly Size a Sweater
To get a proper fit for your new crocheted sweater, you will need to take some detailed measurements. This includes necklines, arms, and torso dimensions.
Getting the perfect fit is essential because the last thing you want is to spend all those hours crocheting a sweater, only for it to not fit correctly.
Why Make a Cozy Sweater Crochet Pattern
Growing up in PA and living here all of my life, I know it is essential during the months of December through February to have a sweater on hand. It truly is the time of sweater weather during that time.
I love being able to have a handmade sweater to put on while proudly thinking, “I made this!”
Let’s not forget about the spring months and how they are perfect for lighter weight sweaters or shrugs too! I designed the Olivia sweater specifically with cotton yarn so that it would be perfect for springtime weather.
Choose from over 54 different crotchet sweater patterns, some of which use basic stitches and are perfect for beginner crocheters.
Since these patterns come in a variety of skill levels, there really is a sweater crochet pattern for everyone below!
Easy and Free Crochet Sweater Patterns
Look through even more free crochet sweaters below to find the perfect pattern option for your next project! All of which will make a perfect addition to your crocheted wardrobe.
You may also like our guide on How to Crochet a Sweater, so you can make a sweater that fits perfect every time!
Crochet Sweater Patterns
This collection is some of the best free crochet patterns you can make! Explore some patterns for lightweight sweaters, dusters, cardigans, and even shrugs if you are itching to crochet garments!
My Precious Crochet Sweater
This sweater is both comfortable and stylish, and looks great on. This beautiful sweater has an easy stitch pattern to follow and works up quickly.
Lightweight Crochet Sweater Top
The Olivia sweater is a lightweight top design (it uses a 3 weight yarn!) that is a perfect transition piece from cooler to warmer weather. Use this design with a simple stitch pattern to make an easy sweater that consists of a front panel and back panel seamed together, which means it has a simple construction.
The Stony Shore Pullover Crochet Pattern
The sweater has a big fit and cute sleeves. The stitch gives a beautiful and fun texture that is easy to achieve for a beginner!
Color Block Crochet Cardigan - free pattern
This gorgeous color-blocked cardigan is perfect for any season of the year. Just throw on and go!
Crochet Coat Cardigan with Hidden Pockets - Free Pattern + Video
This crochet coat is perfect to wear around the house to stay cozy and warm!
Crochet Velvet Cardigan Sweater - Free Pattern
To make this beautiful crochet cardigan, you will only need to know how to double crochet! Since this simple sweater design uses bulk yarn, it works up fast and makes for an extra cozy design that is great for the colder months. Find this great-looking sweater pattern below!
One Panel Sweater Crochet Pattern
You'll love this long sweater pattern because the main body of the design works up in one panel, requires no shaping (a perfect fit every time), and is simple to make! It uses a combination of stitches to create texture, which makes this crocheted jacket so fun! Plus, This easy crochet sweater is perfect for the cooler weather months and chilly evenings since it is long like a blanket.
Dream Catcher Cardi – Free Crochet Shrug Pattern
The Dream Catcher Cardigan is a crochet shrug with a beautiful diamond pattern on the back. This cardigan is designed to be loose and oversized.
Easy Pocket Crochet Cardigan - free pattern + video tutorial
This beautiful pattern is designed with pockets and to have an oversized fit, which is PERFECT for Fall. If you love to make cardigan crochet patterns, then you'll love this comfy sweater design.
The Home Girl Sweater - Crochet Sweater Pattern
You'll love the way "The Home Girl Sweater" which is a V-neck sweater fits and looks! Plus, it uses easy to learn basic crochet stitches and is available to crochet in multiple sweater sizes.
This classic sweater pattern is available for free on her blog or as Crochet Sweater PDF pattern on Etsy
Beginner Crochet Cardigan Pattern
Learn how to crochet a simple oversized crochet cardigan. This easy beginner-friendly cardigan is made using only double crochets. It’s the perfect cozy cardigan to add to your wardrobe!
Lush Lace Pullover Pattern
This crochet sweater is for those are more experienced with crocheting and feel comfortable making something a bit harder.
Lakeside Coatigan Pattern
You will fall in love with this sweater designs that features colorful granny squares and is duster length!
Cozy Crochet Jacket Sweater Pattern
Crochet this gorgeous beach ready sweater with this free PDF pattern from Drops.
Art Class Cardi, Free Crochet Pattern + Video Tutorial
This cardigan is a beautiful sweater that is easy to make, plus it uses simple stitches which is great for newer crocheters.
Movie Night Cocoon Cardi — Two of Wands
This modern crochet cocoon is perfect to cozy up in on a fall night, and the best part is that is uses easy crochet stitches to make.
Kram Cardi Pattern
If you are looking for a beginner-friendly cardigan, then this sweater is it! It has detailed instructions of each step that will guide you through the whole process of crocheting a sweater.
Sweater Coat Cardigan Crochet Pattern
This sweater coat is the definition of cozy and comfortable! This sweater is made using chunky yarn, which means it works up fast and is extra soft!
Simple Eyelet Sweater Crochet Pattern
This gorgeous open stitched sweater is a great sweater for spring or cool Summer evenings. It is also available to make in six sizes and has a video tutorial.
Comfy & Cozy Crochet Sweater Pattern
If you want a cozy off the shoulder crochet sweater, then this is the pattern for you. It uses a self striping yarn so you get the look of a striped sweater without the weaving in of yarn ends.
Sweet Heart Sweater Free Crochet Pattern
Make this extra cozy sweater in five different sizes with this free pattern that also includes a video tutorial.
Free Crochet Cardigan Pattern - Everyday Cardigan
Everygirl Crochet Sweater
The Beginner’s Guide To Crocheting Your 1st Sweater
If you are looking for a beginner sweater design, then this one is it! It will take you through the steps of completing a crochet sweater confidently as a beginner.
Newport Wide Sleeve Crochet Cardigan Free Pattern
If you want an oversized and cozy sweater, then this cardigan is the one to make! Get the free pattern today and start crocheting this beautiful sweater.
FREE Crochet Pullover Sweater Pattern - Madeline
Crochet Chunky Sweater
The Easiest Pullover Crochet Sweater You’ll Ever Make! UK Terms
Caron Adult Crochet Crew Neck Pullover
This sweater will go with everything, crocheted with Caron Simply Soft.
Karamel Sweater Pattern
Crochet this easy striped sweater that is a free PDF pattern as well!
Caron Crochet Lounge Cardigan
Snuggle up into this cozy crochet cardigan today! Free PDF pattern available.
Crochet Jumper Free Pattern
Make this gorgeous crochet sweater with this free pattern using the shell stitch.
Granny Square Oversized Cardigan
If you love oversized cardigans and the classic granny square style, then this sweater pattern with belt is for you!
Graphic Cardigan Pattern
Easy Crochet Pullover Sweater
This sweater is a great project for anyone who wants to learn how to crochet garments. It works up quickly!
Done In A Day, Quick Shrug Crochet Pattern
If you want an easy to crochet sweater shrug, then this pattern is for you! It uses basic crochet stitches and works up quickly.
This beautiful cardigan duster features easy crochet stitches and pockets! This cardigan pattern includes 9 sizes, from XS through 5XL.
Super Chunky Hexagon Cardigan – Free Crochet Pattern
If you want to crochet an extra chunky sweater, then this is the one for you!
Rainbow Granny Square Sweater Pattern
Learn how to crochet a granny sweater with this free easy crochet partner pattern from Han Jan Crochet.
Men's Pullover Sweater Pattern
Learn how to crochet a men's sweater with this free crochet pattern that is available in PDF form.
Granny Twister Cardigan
A wonderful and simple cardigan style sweater that is perfect for the chilly winter days and cool summer nights.
Free Crochet Pattern: Spotting Clouds Top
You'll love crocheting this easy sweater that features step-by-step photo tutorials.
Free Gansey Sweater Crochet Pattern
You'll love crocheting this easy to make textured sweater with this free PDF crochet pattern.
Crochet with Carrie
Simple crochet cardigan pattern for beginners: Touch of Merino Cardigan
Make this simple crochet cardigan pattern with this free pattern, available in ize S up to 5XL
Brentwood Men's Pullover - Free Crochet Sweater Pattern
Make this classic crochet men's pullover with this free crochet pattern today!
Rosal Sweater Crochet Pattern
This summer crochet sweater cardigan is a perfect lightweight garment for the warmer months.
Harvest Cardigan (XS-5X)
If you've been looking for the perfect Fall sweater, then this is the pattern for you! Available to make from XS to 5X.
Snuggly Cardigan Crochet Pattern
Learn how to crochet a cardigan with this free pattern. This sweater can be crocheted in sizes Xs (Sm, Med, Lg, 1x, 2x, 3x, 4x, 5x).
Nautical Knots Pullover – FREE Crochet Pattern
This pattern is the perfect introduction to top-down garment construction. There are instructions for sizes 5X to XS.
Free Simple Crochet Cardigan Pattern - Angelica Cardigan
Chic Aran Cardigan - Free Crochet Pattern with Tutorial
Knit Look Oversize Crochet Sweater Free Pattern
This crochet sweater is unique in that it is created to almost look knit like. If you want a cozy tighly crocheted sweater then this one it it!
Thanks for Taking a Look at This List of Crochet Cardigans, Sweaters, and Shrugs!
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