Fashionable Lace Shrugs – Free Crochet Patterns

If you prefer cardigans instead of shawls, today’s collection of crochet patterns for shrugs is for you. These recommendations are a combination of what’s best in both these categories. Crochet Lace Shrugs have lightness in their patterns, beautiful elegance of shawls, and the comfort of cardigans. The construction is very easy, so if you are a beginner and want to make something you can wear, this is a great idea. These projects work up fast, and you can hone your skills while making them. Then you can wear it to a t-shirt and jeans combo or feminine and lovely summer dresses. Check out these free patterns under the links below and follow us on our Facebook Fanpage and Pinterest for more creative ideas!




If you need more inspiration, check out our collections of Creamy Beige Pullovers and Color Block Sweaters.

Erin Cocoon Shrug Free Crochet Pattern

What do you like the most about this awesome crochet shrug? Is it its sunny color? Or maybe this unusual combination of stitches that makes it look a bit like a honeycomb? We simply can’t decide! This piece is easy to make, so don’t hesitate any longer!

Level: upper beginner Author: Divine Debris

The original pattern and the photos are on Divine Debris. More info on Ravelry.

Aprilis Lace Shrug Free Crochet Pattern

This easy to make lace shrug has big and ornate openwork. It looks great against contrasting colors, so choose your yarn wisely! This statement piece will make you stand out from the most fashionable crowd!

Level: upper beginner Author: Joy of Motion Crochet | Janne Kleivset

The original pattern and the photos are on  Joy of Motion Crochet. More info on Ravelry.

The Stonewash Shrug Free Crochet Pattern

This shrug will keep you warm during chilly spring and summer evenings on the porch! It has a beautiful, ribbed stitch shawl collar and a fashionably oversized cut. We love it in navy blue, but you can go for pastels instead!

Level: upper beginner Author: Jess Coppom

The original pattern and the photos are on Make and Do Crew. More info on Ravelry.

Aurora Shrug Free Crochet Pattern

This crochet shrug is a true work of art! Have you fallen under its spell as well? We certainly have! This technique is fascinating! The decorative stitch creates delicate stripes of lacy zig-zags. We admire this author’s talent so much!

Level: upper beginner Author: Phanessa Fong

The original pattern and the photos are on Designs by Phanessa. More info on Ravelry.

Comfy Shrug Free Crochet Tutorial

Stylish, comfy, cool! We simply can’t stop raving about this crochet pattern for a fashionable shrug by the one and only Wannipa Yunker. Are you going to try it yourself? It is certainly perfect for the weather we have here these days!

Level: intermediate Author: Wannipa Yunker

The original pattern and the photos are on Ravelry. The free video tutorial is on YouTube.

Bolero Barcelona Free Crochet Pattern

How elegant is this crochet bolero? Great both for everyday wear and for special occasions! If you enjoy working on floral motifs (and wearing them!), you are going to fall in love with this idea by Leire Villar. Will you stick with beige?

Level: intermediate Author: Leire Villar

The original pattern and the photos are on Anchor Crafts. More info on Ravelry.

Daphne Cocoon Cardigan Free Crochet Pattern

Cocoon Cardigan are chic and comfortable! Do you already have some in your wardrobe for summer? If you don’t, this crochet pattern by Sincerely Pam is your chance! The lightweight texture and light color are great for hot months.

Level: intermediate Author: Sincerely Pam

The original pattern and the photos are on Sincerely Pam. More info on Ravelry.

Shrug Toscana Cardigan Free Crochet Pattern

Stylish, comfortable and super beginner-friendly! This crochet pattern just released by awesome designer behind Frisian Knitting is a dream come true on so many levels. If you are working on your wardrobe for fall, you surely need it.

Level: beginner Author: Frisian Knitting

The original pattern and the photos are on Ravelry.

7 thoughts on “Fashionable Lace Shrugs – Free Crochet Patterns

  1. It says “free” patterns….but when you go to where directed, it’s for sale….free means “no charge”…false advertising?????

    1. Hi Lisa, all of the presented patterns are free. We added the direct links to the websites. You can buy ad-free versions of the patterns through Ravelry, hence the price.

  2. Can you please tell me what your point is on advertising the Aurora Shrug as a FREE PATTERN when you click to get the free pattern it goes to Raverly and to get the pattern your asked for $5.00

    1. Hi Elizabeth, Aurora Shrug pattern is free on the author’s blog – we added the direct link. The price you’ve found is for ad-free PDF version of the pattern.

  3. Agree, pattern is for free w/the ads, go to raverly by clicking on the “here” after the word Raverly. thanks for the link.

  4. Beautiful patterns, thanks for sharing them with all of us. My fave is the Aurora Shrug…Just love the stitch pattern she used.

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