I have been known to wear a cardigan year round, but the fluffy warm ones are my favorite. This list contains tons of amazing crochet cardigan patterns that are ideal for keeping you warm from the first second those temperatures begin to drop in autumn. You’ll find simple cardigans for beginners as well as complex pieces that are ideal for the advanced crocheter.
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Crochet Cardigan Patterns
There is just something wonderful about grabbing a warm cardigan from the closet and cuddling up in the corner of our sofa with a good book. Here in Michigan, the cooler weather begins earlier than some places, and I love that! Below you’ll find the cardigans for yourself as well as for every member of your household.
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Staycation Women’s Crochet Cardigan Pattern
When you want a cardigan that will be that one you wear around the house or out on long walks, look no further. While I may be in love with the bright blue of this pattern, you can make this in any color you prefer.
Source: Make and Do Crew
Crochet Hexagon Sweater Pattern
This simple hooded cardigan is a stunning choice filled with hexagon patterns and a variety of colors. I love the beauty in this and the light and airy look.
Source: Make and Do Crew
Retro Crochet Granny Square Cardigan
When it comes to all things retro, I am always a fan. This simple pattern uses the vintage Granny square pattern with warm autumn colors to create a hooded cardigan that is long, warm, beautiful, and ideal for crocheters of all ages.
Canterbury Striped Crochet Cardigan with Pockets
Everyone needs that go-to cardigan that really matches everything but also makes everything look just a little bit nicer. This striped cardigan uses basic stitching to create a simple but stunning pattern of thick and thin stripes in two or three coordinating colors.
Colorblock Crochet Cardigan Pattern
While this sweater looks complicated with the variety of color blocks, the stitching itself is rather simple. You will have a good bit more sewing in this than other cardigans, but the end result is stunning.
Source: Croyden Crochet
Crochet Wrap Cardigan Pattern
This shorter cardigan is a great addition to many of your wardrobe pieces. The looser fit allows for the wrap front and the cowl style collar.
Source: Two of Wands
Delaney Velvet Crochet Cardigan Pattern
One of the things I love most about this, aside from the stunning velvet style, is that it comes in such a broad size range. This makes it ideal for making for all of your friends and family.
Aliza Cardigan Crochet Pattern
This delicate pattern is a simple lightweight short cardigan. Similar to a bolero style jacket, it’s the ideal top to a summer dress or that perfect jacket over your favorite tank.
Source: Talia Crochet Creations
The Mallory Striped Cardigan Pattern
Stripes all around make this a lovely patterned cardigan that is both simple and complex. Add this to your project basket and make in multiple color groupings to add unique looks to your wardrobe.
Source: Meghan Makes Do
Simple Longline Crochet Cardigan Pattern
Sometimes simple is best and this little lightweight crochet pattern is sure to please. A longer version of a traditional cardigan, this is ideal for wearing with your favorite leggings or skinny jeans.
Chunky Cardigan with Button Pockets
The button accents on this simple striped cardigan add a hint of something extra without a ton of effort. You can make this with any color yarn, but the variegated variety like shown really make a gorgeous look when finished.
Chunky Bomber Cardigan Crochet Pattern
If you like the bomber jacket style, then this version in a cardigan is going to become a favorite. Warm and thick, this pattern is perfect for keeping you warm while looking stylish.
Source: For the Frills
Crochet Cocoon Cardigan Pattern
Soft and draped, this cardigan is a simple pattern of stitches that surrounds you with comfort. Perfect for the intermediate crocheter, there is no need to worry about making sleeves exact as this is much more flowy and easy to create.
Source: The Spruce Crafts
Crochet Duster Cardigan Pattern
Not only is this that long duster length you love, it has a few simple additions that I am particularly fond of. The sleeves have an extended cuff that is easy to fold up or down to cover more of your hand. Along with this, the sides have slits making it a bit more flowy.
Coed Crochet Cardigan with Button Front
This is a great pattern to make for everyone in your family. Simple stitching and a tall collar make it easy and warm for winter. I love the button closure for style and ease.
Source: Heart Hook Home
Oversized Crochet Cardigan with Pockets
This adorable pattern is available in multiple sizes and is ideal for little ones to stay cozy and cute. The added pockets and open front make it great for little ones busy and ready to play.
Source: Delia Creates
Baby Bear Crochet Cardigan Pattern
Adorable is the only word to describe just how cute this little bear pattern is! Of course, the baby wearing it gets 5 stars for being perfect too!
Source: Traverse Bay Crochet
Everyday Striped Cardigan Pattern
Stripes always add more fun to your wardrobe! This is definitely patterned in those warm colors of autumn, but could be made in any colors or potentially done a solid cardigan if preferred.
Short Sleeved Copenhagen Crochet Cardigan Pattern
Cardigans come in all styles, and that includes this little short sleeved version. In fact, raglan sleeves and cables are just part of the delicate and stunning touches on this pattern that you will fall in love with.
Crew Neck Button Down Crochet Cardigan
This little cardigan is absolutely precious and far easier than you may imagine. I love the simple crew neck style and the pearl button detail really dresses this up!
Source: Repeat Crafter Me
Chic Aran Crochet Cardigan Pattern
This long and simple crochet cardigan is the perfect addition to your wardrobe. Simple stitching creates a striped pattern that looks great in solid colors or with a variety of colors.
Source: My Hobby is Crochet
Crochet Button Front Cardigan
This crochet cardigan looks absolutely stunning! Cozy, thick, warm, and of course, button details add to the charm. I also love the nice thick folded collar that keeps your neck warm and adds substance to the shape.
Sweater Weather Long Cardigan with Pockets
This project is worth every moment you put into it to create. It’s long, lean, warm, and cozy! The cuffed wrists are great and the pockets are ideal for your keys or phone while out for a stroll.
Source: TL Yarn Crafts Blog
Short Crochet Cable Cardigan Pattern
This waist length cardigan pattern is full of cable stitching, beaded accents, and a thick comfortable weave. A bit more detail than others, this is best for an intermediate to advanced crocheter.
Loopy Crochet Baby Cardigan Pattern
This little cardigan is absolutely adorable! I love the sweet little look and the button details. A perfect gift for anyone in your life expecting a baby soon.
Crochet Bobble Cardigan
If you like the bobble style, this is sure to please. Comfortable, bulky, and beautiful, it’s a great choice for layering in cooler weather and is ideal for pairing with your favorite jeans!
Source: Crochet with Carrie
Crochet Winterberry Cardigan
I don’t know if it is the bright red or the bubbly pattern, this is a perfect addition to your crochet projects. This is absolutely breathtaking and perfect for adding to your wardrobe.
Source: Crochet with Carrie
Crossbill Cardigan Crochet Pattern
While this sweater is simple in general, the special stitching along the arms and edges makes it spectacular. It’s truly a gorgeous choice in any color, but this rose is stunning.
Crochet Braid Cardigan Pattern
Not only does this cardigan have unique stitching that looks like braids, it also has a zig zag pattern that looks like mismatched pieces of fabric sewn together. The loose dolman style sleeves add to the look and it is sure to please.
Short Sleeve Chunky Crochet Cardigan Pattern
I love the simple pattern with the little accent trim in a second color. This is a great addition to that spring and fall wardrobe when it’s cool but not cold outside.
Source: Knitting with Chopsticks