Many websites offer free patterns for crocheted shrugs, also known as boleros, including AllFreeCrochet.com and Free-Crochet.com. Yarn manufacturers such as Rowan and Red Heart also feature complimentary crocheted shrug patterns on their websites.Continue Reading
All Free Crochet offers a large selection of free crocheted shrug patterns that incorporate cozy features such as thick yarns, oversized proportions and long sleeves. For example, it lists patterns for a "V Stitch Cocoon" shrug that uses thick yarn and has a decorative ruffled collar, as well as a pattern called "Blue Willow" for a shrug with long sleeves and a button closure. The "Cranberry Sauce" shrug is designed for autumn and features a lacy pattern with thick yarn. All Free Crochet also lists a pattern by the yarn company Caron for an oversized kimono-styled shrug woven with dense stitches.
Free-Crochet.com provides a range of free crocheted shrug and bolero patterns, including one for a long-sleeved pink shrug with a lace motif and shawl collar, a bouclé yarn shrug with long sleeves, and a shrug made with super-soft chenille yarn.
Many yarn manufacturers publish free patterns on their websites. Rowan.com has a free pattern for a shrug crocheted with its yarn that contrasts a lacy border with dense stitches on the sleeves and body. Red Heart provides a bolero-style jacket crochet pattern with ribbed sleeves and a striped design.Learn more about Crafting