Skip to Content

15 Beautiful Spring & Summer Crochet Cardigan Patterns

15 Beautiful Spring & Summer Crochet Cardigan Patterns

Do you still crochet in the spring and summer? Yeah, us too. If so, you’ll love this round-up of spring and summer crochet cardigan patterns.

Summer is slowly creeping up on us and for us crocheters, it’s bittersweet. I’m already missing working on a giant cardigan on a cold day by the fire.

But not to worry, because there are plenty of cute-as-can-be cardigans to make that are made for warmer weather.

15 Spring & Summer Crochet Cardigans to Make This Season

Here is a list of fifteen summer cardigans to make this season:

1. Lightweight Summer Crochet Cardigan 

This oversized summer cardigan is your one stop shop for a summer sweater. It’s perfect for those breezy walks by the ocean or gathering around a campfire when it gets chillier.

You can find the free pattern here

2. The Willow Cardigan 

This cardigan features short sleeves and a lacy look perfect for summer. Its long length makes it a perfect companion for your favorite mini or midi dress.

You can grab the free pattern here

3. Crochet Ruffle Sleeve Cardigan 

This cardigan is, to quote Ashleigh from Sewrella, “as easy as it gets,” with no shaping and using just one type of stitch all the way through.

The ruffles add the perfect finishing touch to this summer cardi.

You can get the free pattern here.

4. Light and Lacy Summer Cardigan 

This cardigan makes me want to go to a tea party! Featuring a lacy look and buttons to finish it off, it’s an adorable piece fit for any summer occasion.

You can get the free pattern here

5. Hydrangea Crochet Cardigan 

This next cardigan just happens to be named after my favorite flower, and it’s clear why. The bright purple color & slightly ruffled sleeves scream hydrangea.

If you’ll excuse me I’m going to go pick up this yarn and get started.

If you’re feeling the same way, you can get the free pattern from Sewrella here.

This pattern is also available as a crochet kit on Lion Brand here.

a purple summer crochet cardigan pattern

 6. Textured Pocket Cardigan 

This oversized cardigan has ultimate cozy vibes, but don’t be fooled. It’s a perfect finish touch to a summer outfit with its light yarn and open design.

There’s also an option to add pockets, which is a welcome feature in any garment.

You can get the free pattern here

7. Easy Breezy Summer Cardigan 

I can’t get over the fun striped colors and bell sleeves on this summer cardigan. It’s quick to make, made in just two pieces without having to attach sleeves.

You can get this pattern from Ribblr here

8. Verano Longline Cardigan Pattern 

I’m a sucker for flowy, long cardigans, but I usually save them for fall or winter. But this one from Mama in a Stitch was made for summer with its light yarn and “touches of vintage lace.”

You can grab the free pattern here

This pattern is also available as a kit on Lion Brand here.

long crochet cardigan pattern for summer

9. Lacy Crochet Cardigan

The flower-like lacy pattern and ribbing on the inside edges and sleeves make this summer cardigan stand out.

The pattern also has instructions add ties to the front as a cute finishing touch.

You can get the pattern for free here

10. Barcelona Summer Kimono Cardigan 

This color block cardigan features a cool palette of various blues, cream, and olive greens. It features an “airy, open mesh stitch pattern”, to quote Jessica from Mama in a Stitch.

You can get the free pattern from her site here

11. Wild Bloom Crochet Cardigan 

This cardigan pattern from Lion Brand is truly a perfect spring cardigan.

The lacy stitches, off-white color and ribbing all along the edges come together to create a gorgeous cardigan, perfect for cool spring days.

lacy spring crochet cardigan pattern

You can purchase the crochet kit here

12. The Laikini Cardigan 

This summer cardigan from Sewrella was made for relaxing poolside. It’s comfy and cozy, but the stitch design lets the cool breeze in.

You can get the pattern for free here

You can purchase the crochet kit here.

easy crochet summer cardigan pattern

13. Juniper Cardigan 

This versatile summer cardigan uses a cotton yarn and shell-like open stitches to make the perfect light cardigan for summer days.

You can get the pattern for free here

14. Easy Summer Shrug 

This summer shrug was made for beginner crocheters; it uses double crochet stitches all the way around and is worked in one piece.

If you’re a beginner crocheter looking for a summer project you’ve got one right here.

You can get the free pattern from Mama in a Stitch here

15. Easy Breezy Summer Cardi 

Last but not least, we have this short sleeve cardigan from Jessica at The Hook Nook.

The unique grey color and “barely-there short sleeves” make this cardigan a stand out piece for your summer wardrobe.

You can get the free pattern here.

summer crochet cardigan patterns
collection of spring and summer crochet cardigan patterns