Whether it's spring, summer, fall, or winter a good sweater is important to have for when there is a chill in the air. This gives me the best reason to break out my hook and softest yarns that I have stashed somewhere!
If you’re a beginner and have never crocheted a sweater before, you’re in luck! These 16 super easy crochet sweater patterns are the best we’ve found. There’s a good variety to choose from whether you like them light, cropped, or with a classic look. Also for those beginners, we suggest you take a look at the “Crochet Fundamentals” professionally filmed video classes that will help you polish and perfect your crochet skills.
Crazy Cool Blushing Autumn Sweater
The 3/4 sleeves make this the perfect transition piece from summer to fall. Shown in this season’s trendiest color: Warm Blush. So easy! Front and back panels are identical with no increasing or decreasing! Perfect for beginners!
Lightweight Cropped Crochet Sweater
This top works up quickly and the end result is a beautiful v-neck that you’ll want to wear just about anywhere. It’s going to look great with sandals and denim for a day of shopping and brunch with friends. The silver linings top has a unique yet simple construction that’s really easy to achieve.
Via Make & Do Crew
Easy Knit-Look Cropped Sweater
This easy “knit-look” cropped sweater is both classy and stylish. It uses a combination of stitches to create a unique ribbed effect that’s absolutely eye-catching! Add on the rolled collar, rolled cuffs, and hem and you’ve just created a fabulously unique sweater that you’ll love to wear all fall and winter long!
Wide Sleeve Sweater
With flared sleeves and a high low hemline, this sweater will really stand out. It also has a stylish color block pattern that you will love. If you’re feeling daring and want to try something new, consider the Wide Sleeve Sweater.
Farrow Sweater Crochet
The Farrow sweater is basically an oversized cropped sweater. It's a combination of single crochet and double crochet stitches to give it that extra texture! It’s the perfect project to make while you binge-watch your favorite Netflix special!
Julia Peplum Crochet Sweater
The Julia Peplum Sweater is the perfect lightweight crochet sweater to transition between seasons. This is an easy sweater is worked in the round from the neck down. The crochet pattern features a light, feminine peplum and has long sleeves with rolled rib cuffs.
Via For The Frills
Top Down Crochet Sweater
This sweater is designed for the patient beginner. Don’t let the stitch breakdown overwhelm you; you are going to use one main stitch for the entire piece (Extended Half Double Crochet) and then slight variations of this stitch throughout. It’s a perfect repetitive pattern for when you want to do some simple textured crochet.
Via Make & Do Crew
The Acacia Cropped Sweater
This design is worked in 4 separate panels and seamed together at the end. This is the perfect beginners' crochet garment and works up rather quickly.
The Easiest Pullover Crochet Sweater
For those of you who are just crocheters then you will love how simple, easy this pattern is to create and customize! let’s dive right into the simplest pullover sweater you’ll ever make!
Easy Crochet Pullover
This sweater is a great project for anyone just starting out with crocheted garments, and works up very quickly for an experienced crocheter! Using a simple half double crochet modification, this sweater has a different look than you may get with the typical half double crochet, but is still very easy to make!
Crochet Magic Stripe Sweater
The Magic Stripe Sweater is extra slouchy, comfortable, and relaxed with beautiful drape due to Beautiful You yarn. The elongated length covers the tush in a flattering way – making this the perfect elevated, handmade loungewear to layer with leggings. This project is made to create your perfect stripe sweater that’s to fit your taste.
Monochrome Tie Sweater
This monochrome tie crochet sweater is classy, cute, and something you need to have in your closet. Get started now and have a cute crochet sweater to wear for tonight, because this top crochets up in no time flat. Add a piece to your closet that’s as one-of-a-kind as you are when you opt to make your own.
Via Ideal Me
Simple Jane Cowl Neck Crochet Sweater
The simple jane crochet sweater is here! And they are made from the easiest stitch for a beginner as well called Moss or linen stitch. It's a crochet sweater for you guys to make and take in your wardrobe!
Via Jenny & Teddy
The Heidi Sweater is worked in 2 rectangles, with decreases on the front to form a v-neck, and then 2 sleeves which are sewn on afterwards. The construction is very simple! This sweater looks amazing on all the sizes, from 2, all the way up to 12!
Country Girl is an excellent starter garment. With minimal shaping, this would be a great project for beginner crocheters to try their hand at making their first garment.
Via Nurturing Fibres
Easy Chunky Crochet Sweater
This sweater is so versatile as it looks cute over a dress. The vertical ribbing looks beautiful from behind. This sweater is so incredibly luxurious and romantic…you can wear this in the winter with leggings and tall boots too!
Via All About Ami
Have you decided on which of these easy crochet sweater patterns to make yet? I know it can become difficult, seeing as they are all equally cute and could be paired with your best jeans!
We’d love to hear your favorite and see what you make! You can share them in the comments below.
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