Welcome the chill of winter with a cozy crochet project! This handpicked collection of cozy winter crochet patterns is sure to have the perfect pattern for you. As it gets chillier and we bundle up more, there’s no better time for the comfort of handmade garments. In this roundup, we’ve looked through an array of patterns to bring thirteen to you! They’ll keep you toasty and they’ll be so fun to create. Grab your hooks and some yarn and get ready to build your winter wardrobe. It’s time to get cozy!
1. Brentwood Men’s Pullover from A Crocheted Simplicity
Introducing the Brentwood Men’s Pullover, a versatile pattern available in both adult and children’s sizes, making it an ideal choice for every member of the family. Crafted with light worsted weight yarn, the designer recommends Lion Brand Yarns Wool Ease for a cozy garment. The sweater’s shawl collar adds an elegant touch to this crochet masterpiece. While the pictured samples showcase a single-colour design, we can’t help but imagine how stunning contrast ribbing would look.
This bottom-up sweater is thoughtfully designed with minimal seaming, primarily in the shoulder area. The collar is a perfect finishing touch, and the sleeves are crocheted from the armhole openings to the cuffs. For those eager to crochet this pullover, you can access it for free on A Crocheted Simplicity’s website. Embrace this opportunity to craft a sweater that marries style and comfort, and let your creativity run wild with colour choices and personal touches!
2. Evelyn Cardigan from The Loopy Lamb
Meet the Evelyn Cardigan, an enchanting baby sweater featuring a beautiful textured stitch. Designed with beginners in mind, this crochet pattern is an excellent choice for crocheters of all skill levels. Although it’s brimming with texture, the pattern relies on simple crochet stitches, ensuring a quick and uncomplicated project. We’re smitten with the elegant simplicity of this design, making it a perfect first large project for those new to crochet. Crafted with a soft DK-weight yarn, our top pick is Paintbox Baby DK, known for its gentle texture and durable fiber.
The construction of this pattern is straightforward, beginning with crocheting the body and then attaching the front and back panels. This low-sew pattern minimizes the need for extensive seaming, with the only required seaming being at the shoulders and the sleeves. The sleeves are created separately and can be easily attached. If you’re as enchanted by this pattern as we are, you can find the free 3-month size version on The Loopy Lamb’s website. For an ad-free PDF that includes four additional sizes up to 24 months, they offer a paid option to ensure you have all the sizes you need!
3. Straight and Narrow Cable Sweater from Dora Does
Prepare to weather winter’s chill with this cozy and thick sweater, designed to keep you snug as the temperatures drop. The wide-cropped body and well-fitted sleeves create the ideal sweater to layer comfortably beneath your winter coat. The rolled neck adds an extra layer of warmth to your outfit. That’s what makes this piece a perfect choice for facing the frosty outdoors!
If you’re looking to expand your crochet skills, this project offers an excellent opportunity to learn the art of crocheting cables using post stitches. With sizes ranging from XS to 3XL, you’ll find detailed instructions within the pattern to ensure a perfect fit for you. This winter wonder is crocheted using chunky yarn, and our personal favorite is Paintbox Chunky. The seaming in this pattern is refreshingly simple, ensuring that crafting your dream sweater is a breeze.
If this enchanting winter sweater has captured your attention, you can find the pattern on Dora Does’ website. Wrap yourself in warmth and style this winter with this delightful creation.
4. Drapey Boxy Sweater from Knitting With Chopsticks
As winter creeps up on us, this sweater is the perfect companion to ward off the chill indoors. The oversized Drapey Boxy Sweater exudes a comforting aura and is an impeccable choice for your autumn and winter wardrobe. It welcomes crocheters of all skill levels, embracing beginners with open arms and simple stitches. This exquisite pattern accommodates a wide range of sizes, from XS to 5XL, ensuring that everyone can enjoy its splendid design.
Crafted with love, this bottom-up sweater has four panels that are seamed together. You’ll pick up the collar stitches and crochet around to form a flawless rounded finish. For the sweater panels, double crochet and half double crochet stitches are deftly employed. The pattern calls for a fingering weight yarn, and our top pick is Paintbox Fingering, available in a variety of colours. If you’re enchanted by the easy-breezy fit of this flowy sweater, be sure to save it for free on the Knitting With Chopsticks website. Embrace the upcoming season with a garment that marries style, comfort, and ease, and let this crochet journey begin!
5. Tulip Square Sweater from Wilmade
The Tulip Square Sweater is your go-to chunky granny square sweater! This cozy creation promises warmth all winter long. It comes in sizes small through 5XL, ensuring the perfect fit for this winter essential. The pattern provides detailed instructions, accompanied by helpful pictures and a YouTube video by the designer. While Lion Brand Hue and Me is the recommended yarn, any chunky yarn will work seamlessly, provided your gauge matches.
Constructing this sweater involves crocheting squares and triangles, seamlessly joining them with slip stitches to shape the front and back panels. You’ll crochet the sleeves separately and then attach them. The finishing touch is crocheting the ribbing. This completes the creation of your dream granny square sweater! The pattern is available for free on Wilmade’s website, with an ad-free PDF version also available for purchase. Cozy up in style with this chic and versatile winter wardrobe staple.
6. Lemon Peel Hoodie from Creations by Courtney
Introducing the Lemon Peel Hoodie: the ideal textured sweater for chilly weather, offering both warmth and style. Boasting a chic V-neck and captivating vertical stripes, this hoodie is a practical choice and a stunning one. Everything is better with pockets, so this hoodie has a kangaroo pocket large enough to accommodate your phone and your hands with ease.
This pattern uses the lemon peel stitch, which uses two easy crochet stitches: double crochet and single crochet. An intermediate-level project that comes to life with some worsted-weight yarn. Our personal favorite is Brava Worsted from Knit Picks, though we always encourage a bit of stash-diving! Discover the free pattern today on Creations by Courtney’s website or opt for the ad-free PDF, available in their store. Elevate your winter wardrobe with a hoodie that blends fashion and functionality.
7. Whatever Sweater from Blackstone Designs
Named fittingly, the Whatever Sweater lives up to its title by offering complete customization. Whether you prefer a pullover or a cardigan, the choice is yours, extending to the length of both the sweater and its sleeves. With these three pivotal features in your hands, this pattern provides the ideal canvas to craft your dream sweater. The pattern includes instructions for square after-thought pockets, catering to all pocket lovers!
This pattern utilizes a heavy worsted yarn, and we adore Brava Worsted from Knit Picks. The Whatever Sweater intermediate-level pattern accommodates sizes from XS to 5XL. It’s tailor-made for those aiming to crochet their perfect custom sweater. The pattern is available for free on Blackstone Design’s website. Alternatively, grab the PDF pattern from their store and embark on your journey to create the sweater of your dreams.
8. Men’s Burst Sweater from Regina P Designs
Crafted from the bottom up, the Men’s Burst Sweater introduces a dynamic construction approach. The sample features a set of stripes at the center, though the pattern doesn’t specify where to place them. The crocheter has complete control over the placement and size of these stripes. This detail contributes an extra layer of customization, allowing for a unique creation every time! Available in sizes small through 3XL, the pattern ensures a perfect fit by providing the necessary details to adapt it to other sizes. This pattern works up in aran weight yarn, and we recommend Simply Soft Solids from Caron.
For those eager to grab this crochet pattern, the pattern is available in Regina P Design’s Ravelry store.
9. Kids Cardigan from Toyslab Creations
This kid’s cardigan is perfect for keeping the little ones cozy in winter! It features an asymmetric touch, as the button band is placed along the left side of the cardigan. This beginner-friendly crochet pattern employs straightforward stitches throughout its construction. The body uses the herringbone half double crochet, while the ribbing uses front and back post double crochet.
Available in four sizes catering to children aged 4 to 10 years old, this cardigan is a perfect fit for various age groups. It’s crafted with light worsted yarn, so make sure to take a look through your stash. If you’re all out, Paintbox DK is highly recommended. The crochet pattern is available now in Toyslab Creations’ Etsy shop! Bring warmth and style to your little one’s winter wardrobe with this charming cardigan pattern.
10. Pryor Creek Jr. Baby Sweater from Banana Moon Studio
Introducing the Pryor Creek Jr. Baby Sweater, a delightful and free crochet pattern designed for the tiny ones in your life. A perfect match to the adult version from Banana Moon Studio, this sweater ensures your little ones stay snug during the winter months. There are six available sizes ranging from three months to four years. Finding the ideal fit for the little one in your life is a breeze with this crochet pattern. The front of the sweater boasts a beautiful texture achieved with post stitches, delivering a simple yet charming look.
This intermediate-level crochet pattern calls for light worsted yarn. Whether you dive into your yarn stash or opt for Paintbox DK, the choice is yours! The pattern is free on Banana Moon Studio’s website and is also available as a paid PDF in their shop. Explore the joy of crafting with this adorable and cozy baby sweater pattern.
11. Blueberry Jam Sweater from ACCROchet
The Blueberry Jam sweater is an ideal winter wardrobe addition. As an asymmetric crochet pullover, it effortlessly elevates any outfit, keeping you warm in chilly weather and infusing a burst of colour into every ensemble it graces. Crafted with worsted weight yarn, you can search your stash or opt for Brava Worsted from Knit Picks to embark on this delightful project. With sizes ranging from XS to 5XL, achieving a perfect fit for your new favourite cozy sweater will be a breeze.
This pattern is available in ACCROchet’s Ravelry store, presented in English and French versions. Embrace comfort and style with this fun and vibrant crochet pullover, designed to make your winter outfits stand out.
12. Pastel Patchwork Cardigan from Selina Veronique
This granny square patchwork cardigan fits a variety of colour palettes! The sample is pastel, but this sweater will look gorgeous in your chosen colours. Whether styled for warm weather or chilly days, this cardigan will enhance any outfit. It complements a warm-weather ensemble and adds a cozy layer to a winter outfit. It’s the perfect year-round handmade wardrobe staple! This pattern includes instructions for sizes small to 3XL, and it’s beginner-friendly. Visual learners can follow along with the accompanying YouTube video.
Crafted with the soft Lion Brand CooBoo yarn, this granny square project radiates comfort and charm. The pattern is available for free on Selina Veronique’s website! Elevate your wardrobe with this chic and easy-to-follow crochet pattern.
Cozy Crochet Sweaters
No matter your style, we hope you found a pattern you adore in this roundup! Whether you lean towards crochet pullovers or cardigans, children’s designs or adult sizes, hoodies, cables, patchwork, or beyond, our collection has you covered. If the prospect of crocheting garments feels daunting, fear not—the featured beginner-friendly patterns offer an excellent starting point. For those already familiar with the craft, the intermediate designs presented here provide an opportunity to elevate your skills and embark on a new creative journey. Explore the spectrum of possibilities and enjoy your crochet adventure!