Light Summer Cardigans – Free Crochet Patterns

Crochet sweaters are must-haves in our wardrobes all year round, not only during winter. As the hottest of seasons is already here, we would like to share some ideas for Light Crochet Summer Cardigans with you. You will certainly find something interesting among these patterns, no matter your go-to style. Romantic souls and rebels, retro girls, and fashion minimalists. We all need crochet cardigans in our lives!




Think of the effect you want to achieve because sometimes even a small modification of the pattern will make a huge difference. Whether you want to pair them up with jeans or summer dresses, these cardigans will look modern and stylish. On top of that, delicate airy textures are perfect for warm evenings. If you enjoy making your own garments, why don’t you try to crochet them for someone you love too? We hope the exemplary patterns we have found will prove to be a precious source of inspiration to you! Check out these free patterns under the links below and follow us on Facebook and Pinterest for more creative ideas!

If you need more inspiration, check out our collections of Sunglasses Cases and Summer Cover-ups.

Beach Cardi Cover Up Free Crochet Pattern

This pattern is so chic and so amazingly simple! Thanks to Wilma Westenberg’s genius, even beginners can enjoy their brand new handmade cover-ups this summer. Take yours to the beach or for a trip to the woods. It will always look awesome.

Level: upper beginner Author: Wilma Westenberg

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

Celtic Vibes Summer Cardigan Free Crochet Pattern

This cardigan by Sweet Softies is so on point! The lacy, short sleeve piece will surely become your favorite accessory this summer. It has a beautiful texture and it looks very feminine thanks to the elegant lacework. Well then, do you have any garden parties on the horizon?

Level: upper beginner Author: Sweet Softies

The original pattern and the photos are on Sweet Softies. More info on Ravelry.

Summer Cotton Cocoon Cardigan Free Crochet Pattern

This cardigan is made of the best quality cotton yarn. Can you imagine how delightful it must feel? So soft! The pattern by Caroline LG uses an interesting filet stitch technique. It`s a great idea to make a border in contrasting colors. It will work as a cherry on top!

Level: upper beginner Author: Caroline LG

The original pattern and the photos are on Le Coin Paisible. More info on Ravelry.

Bubble Gum Blanket Cardigan Free Crochet Pattern 

This cardigan is the sweetest thing ever, without a doubt! Light as a feather and decorated with puffy bobbles, it will make your crochet-loving heart beat faster. If you like candy, go for pink yarn just like the brilliant designer behind Jenny and Teddy did. You will surely have so much fun making and wearing this cute cardi!

Level: upper beginner  Author: Jenny and Teddy

The original pattern and the photos are on Jenny and Teddy. More info on Ravelry.

The Windfall Cardigan Free Crochet Pattern 

How wonderful is this texture? If you are looking for interesting patterns for the spring and summer seasons, you should certainly put this gem by brilliant Rachel Misner on your list. This neutral tone is such a great option too! Always in style.

Level: upper beginner  Author: Rachel Misner

The original pattern and the photos are on Evelyn and Peter Crochet. More info on Ravelry.

The Wendy Cardigan Free Crochet Pattern 

Oh, hello there, lovely Wendy! This minimalist but charming cardigan crocheted with soft yarn will be your favorite this spring and summer, trust us. Crochet patterns written by Rachel Misner are always on point! Will you stick with creamy beige?

Level: upper beginner  Author: Rachel Misner

The original pattern and the photos are on Evelyn and Peter Crochet. More info on Ravelry.

Stephanie Cardigan Free Crochet Pattern 

Simple and so charming! This super relaxing crochet pattern for a summer cardigan is exactly what you need for long evenings on the balcony or in front of the TV. We all know one cannot go wrong with the instructions by Divine Debris!

Level: beginner Author: Divine Debris

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

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