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, the 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 and Pinterest for more creative ideas!
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 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
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 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
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
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
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
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
Shrug Toscana Cardigan 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.
Embrasser Free Crochet Pattern
A beautiful embrace! This shawl designed by Expression Fiber Arts will wrap around your arms like a light blue dream. Do you want to learn a new stitch that will make an impression? This crochet pattern is for you.
Level: medium Author: Expression Fiber Arts