A shrug is a great combination of a stylish shawl and a cozy cardigan. There are many different styles – either well-fitted or oversized. Beautiful Crochet Shrugs are all about comfort as well as elegance. Take a look at these examples to find the vibe you’re going for. Whether you prefer lacy patterns or a dense fabric, they are all so easy to make.
They will surely become indispensable in your wardrobe because you can wear them for any occasion. These shrugs will add a chic look to your top and jeans combo or be a graceful addition to an evening outfit. Picots, bobbles, and scalloped edgings will be cute, feminine decors for any of these designs. Go look for ideas for your next project!
Shrug Free Crochet Patterns
1. Del Rio Shrug
Oh, Cascade Yarns and their insanely attractive patterns strike again! We are already head over heels in love with this tiny crocheted shrug. The patterns are so elegant and so versatile all at the same time. And the color? Super refreshing!
Level: intermediate Author: Cascade Yarns
2. Erin Split-Back Cardigan
What a fabulous cover-up! With this lacy shrug in your repertoire of magic tricks, you will become the queen of crochet fashion this summer. Every friend of yours will want one in her favorite color! Isn’t this stitch so attractive?
Level: upper beginner Author: Divine Debris
3. Sherbet Shrug
Divine Debris surprised us once again with her fabulous fashion taste! A simple form and two delicious, contrasting colors. What a brilliant idea, right? Follow the pattern, get creative with colors, and crochet the shrug you need this summer.
Level: beginner Author: Divine Debris
4. Bestie Shrugs
Guess what? Just one skein of yarn will be enough to make this lacy shrug! How convenient is that? The Firefly Hook made sure your yarn stash will last forever! These lovely shrugs are great for so many occasions though. You will need more than one color!
Level: beginner Author: The Firefly Hook
5. Patchwork Shrug
Although it is called patchwork, it is an easy one-piece design. Different shades of blue make it so romantic! This crocheted shrug by Breann Mauldin will surely be a great accessory to a boho dress or your favorite pair of jeans.
Level: beginner Author: Breann Mauldin
6. The Regina Shrug
This lacy crochet shrug looks elegant and sophisticated in black, evidently. Samantha Casale certainly loves the classic! You can obviously try it in other colors as well. Wear it with your evening dress or over a casual top for a chic look.
Level: upper beginner Author: Samantha Casale
7. Enlaced Underbrush Shrug
This simple design with a lovely texture will surely spice up your look for any occasion. Add some feminine touch with a beautiful scalloped edging and your favorite color. We stand by the choice Sweet Potato Crochet Creations made!
Level: beginner Author: Sweet Potato Crochet Creations
8. Campfire Shrug
This loose-fitting shrug has a beautiful texture that looks great in this colorwork. Neutrals mixed with pastels, what a lovely idea! It`s a paid pattern, but it’s definitely worth a try. So cozy and yet so stylish! On a Whim Creations rock!
Level: upper beginner Author: On A Whim Creations
9. Fairy Garden Shrug
Keep your shoulders warm with this beginner-friendly shrug pattern. Lovely colorwork and the scalloped border will surely add a feminine touch to your look. The Autumn Acorn chose such a wonderful color too!
Level: upper beginner Author: The Autumn Acorn
10. Cupid’s Arrows Shrug
This paid pattern is certainly very attractive and unique. We couldn’t resist sharing it with you! With stunning wing design at the back, you will surely feel warm and protected. Lake Elemzy is turning crocheting into poetry!
Level: intermediate Author: Lake Elemzy
11. Easy as Pie Bolero
The designer behind Jenny and Teddy evidently knows her fashion tricks! This is a quick but very attractive pattern for summer. The lacy design is lightweight and stylish, so you will look fabulous wearing it with flowy dresses.
Level: beginner Author: Jenny and Teddy
12. Juno Shrug
This cozy, loose-fitting shrug will certainly keep you warm during windy days and chilly evenings. It will be a comfy accessory for wandering out and about or for lounging on a sofa with your favorite book. Can you imagine how soft it will feel? Michele Costa is a genius!
Level: beginner Author: Michele Costa
13. Dream Catcher Cardi
This cardigan will be a dream come true for many fashion lovers, that’s for sure! We love all the boho vibes so much. They make us think about long summer evenings. What color will you use for your own version?
Level: intermediate Author: Sarah Ruane
14. Crocus Cocoon Shrug
This is such an elegant, original design! Allison Bostrom has a wonderful taste and talent, evidently. If you need a cover-up that will wow everyone this spring, you certainly know what to do now. What colors will you pick?
Level: intermediate Author: Allison Bostrom
15. Kelsey Cocoon Shrug
Easily customizable and fun to make! Oh, we just can’t get over how awesome crochet patterns by Divine Debris are. This cocoon shrug will save you on cold winter days. It will be a stylish and super cozy addition to all your outfits.
Level: upper beginner Author: Divine Debris
16. Iris Cocoon Shrug
A cocoon shrug means maximal comfort and perfect chic! This one designed by Agat Rottman from Made by Gootie has a lovely texture and a neutral color that goes with everything. This stitch is also going to be useful in your future projects!
Level: upper beginner Author: Gootie (Agat Rottman)
17. Lavender Cocoon Cardigan
A lacy cocoon cardi will be the finishing touch to your summer outfit because it looks good both with jeans and elegant dresses. Depending on the color you choose, you can make it look sophisticated or casual. Selina’s project is easy to crochet, so it’s a great choice for beginners.
Level: beginner Author: Selina Veronique
photos by Selina Veronique / ravelry.com
18. Glitzy Bolero
I love simple designs with a twist, and this project by Raffaella definitely checks both boxes. The yarn she used has a lurex thread in it, which adds a festive vibe to it. As you can see, this crochet shrug looks great over open-back tops, but it will pair well with other kinds, too.
Level: upper beginner Author: Raffaella Tassoni
photos by Raffaella Tassoni / ravelry.com