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20 Crochet Cardigan Patterns Perfect for Spring

This morning I woke up and heard birds chirping! That must mean spring is getting closer, right? I personally cannot wait for the warmer weather, sunshine, and feeling of newness that comes with spring!

Another thing I really love about Spring is that the weather is perfect for wearing layers. Layers are my favorite! I’m sure most crocheters can agree. The slight chill in a spring breeze always makes me happy to have handmade cardigans in my closet. I can slip them on for a morning cup of coffee on the porch, then leave them behind when the noon temps rise.

In this post I’ve gathered up some of my favorite spring cardigans from some amazing crochet designers to share with you. From lacy designs to colorwork to classic silhouettes, there is something for everyone!

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Open & Airy Spring Cardigans

Lightweight? Check. Perfect for spring? Check. These five cardigans offer lacy details that not only look great, but are fun to crochet!

  1. The Pixel Cardi is a free crochet pattern by Hooked Hazel that utilizes fillet crochet for a whimsical back panel.
  2. It’s Shawl Good Cardigan crochet pattern from Heart Hook Home works up beautifully with Lion Brand Mandala.
  3. Total boho vibes! The Mulberry Lane Cardigan is a free crochet pattern from Coco Crochet Lee. This multicolored beauty will be one of your new favorite layers.
  4. Fancy something with open stitches? Look no further than the gorgeous Granny Lace Cardigan, free from Marly Bird. This design looks beautiful in both solid and multi color yarns.
  5. Check out that back detail! The Wendy Cardigan from Divine Debris is sure to be a warm weather favorite.

Spring Cardigans with Colorwork

From bold shapes to subtle stripes, these cardigans are made with more than one color of yarn.

  1. The Southwest Crochet Kimono from Winding Road Crochet features modern graphic details that are sure to look gorgeous in any color!
  2. I love the subtle striping on the bottom of the Easy Breezy Cardigan by Maria’s Blue Crayon. This delicate cardigan is one that
  3. I love the contrasting bobble detail on the Real Bobble Cardigan by Fosbas Designs
  4. The Grid Cardi is a free crochet pattern from Heart Hook Home that offers so many color options! Wouldn’t this look lovely in a subtle ombre?
  5. Stripes of color accentuate the lace detail on the Hometown Chunky Crochet Cardigan by Knitting with Chopsticks.

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Cozy Spring Cocoons

These cocoon cardigans are not only gorgeous, they are perfect for a beginner crocheter!

  1. The Ragged Falls Cocoon Shrug is a free pattern from Sincerely, Pam that uses DK weight yarn to create a beautifully draped cocoon cardigan.
  2. How gorgeous is the Aprilis Lace Shrug from Joy of Motion blog? It’s made with a unique tape yarn from Lion Brand that really embodies spring!
  3. The Skyscrape Shrug by Evelyn and Peter is another beginner friendly cocoon. Make this one with color changing yarn for extra visual interest.
  4. Looking for a fun Mommy & Me project? The Labarre Cocoon Cardigan by KTandthesquid is offered in both child & adult sizes!
  5. The Tasha Traditional Shrug by Divine Debris has texture galore! Use your favorite worsted weight yarn for this one.

Classic Cardigans

These cardigans are all wardrobe staples you’ll want to make in every color!

  1. The ridged texture on the Easy Amethyst Cardi by Coco Crochet Lee is so eye catching, as are the unique edging and sleeves!
  2. Been dying to crochet a raglan cardigan? Look no further! The free Crochet Classic Raglan Cardigan from Joy of Motion Crochet is offered in 9 sizes and would look great in a variety of yarns!
  3. When you’re looking for a cardigan with lots of options for personalization, check out the Katie Cardi by Two Brothers Blankets. You can make the cardigan short or long, and also adjust the sleeve length.
  4. Hello cozy! The Coffee Shop Cardigan by Evelyn and Peter is truly perfect for year around wear.
  5. I love interesting texture, don’t you? The Chic Aran Cardigan has texture galore! Find this free pattern on the My Hobby Is Crochet blog.