As the days get colder and the nights draw in, we’re all spending a lot more time indoors – but don’t let that get you down, now is the perfect time to get hooking on a fab new winter crochet top! From pullovers to poncho’s and everything in between, we’ve selected our list of our favourite 10 autumn/winter crochet tops to keep you all snuggled up until spring!
Free crochet cardigan pattern by Fran Morgan
We love the elegant styling of this Free crochet cardigan pattern by Fran Morgan. Hooked up in Moss stitch and featuring a lovely lacy border stitch, it’s a fantastic cover-up crochet cardigan that is perfect for the festive season – although we’d gladly wear it all year round!
Free easy slip-on jumper crochet pattern from Lovecrafts
If you’re still relatively new to crochet and feel like attempting your first crochet top, then this Free easy slip-on jumper crochet pattern from LoveCrafts is a great starting project! This free crochet jumper pattern made in pieces that are seamed together so it’s nice and simple, and uses basic double crochet stitches that even the newest of crocheters can handle. Plus it’s super easy to customise to suit your style, if you want to make it more of a longline jumper or give it full length sleeves you just need to simply increase the length!
Dina Cardigan by TL yarn crafts
We’re big fans of everything that Toni from TL yarn crafts designs, and we’re totally crushing over her Dina cardigan crochet pattern! With it’s fab colour block design in stylish colours, easy yet interesting stitch combinations, and even a couple of subtle handy pockets – it’s a brilliant design that is casual, cosy, and super cool!
Free Mens Pullover Crochet pattern by Caron
We couldn’t possibly make a list of crochet tops without something for the men too! This fab Caron adult pullover free crochet pattern is a sophisticated crochet jumper that will look great on both men and women, and the versatile heather grey colour makes it a nice versatile crochet top to match whatever’s in your wardrobe.
Free Hoodie Crochet pattern by Bernat
As much as we love crochet jumpers and cardigans, we do have a soft spot for hoodies too! This Free Bernat Hoodie crochet pattern is a fantastic casual garment that is just made for chilling out in. Hooked up in cotton yarn, it’s lightweight and hardwearing, and with it’s simple stitches it’s a crochet hoodie pattern that you’ll love hooking up!
Cowl Neck Poncho Pattern by Simone Francis
This cowl neck poncho crochet pattern by Simone Francis appeared in Simply Crochet magazine back in issue 25, and has gone on to be one of our all time most popular projects! With it’s granny treble stitches, comfy ribbed cowl neck and chunky yarn fringing, this crochet poncho pattern is the perfect winter warmer!
Tansy Tunic Pattern from Scheepjes
If you’re all about the layers when it comes to your winter wardrobe, then the Scheepjes Tansy Tunic crochet pattern is a must-make for you! This lacy tunic design with it’s graceful scalloped neckline looks fantastic worn over a shirt or a plain top, and whether you’re wearing it on an evening out or at an office meeting, you’ll impress everyone with your crochet classiness!
Huldra Sweater crochet pattern by Tatsiana Kupryianchyk
We absolutely love all of the gorgeous details on the Huldra sweater crochet pattern by Tatsiana Kupryianchyk of Lillabjorncrochet. There’s some really clever stitch combinations used in this stunning crochet jumper, especially in that gorgeous crochet yoke! Plus the pattern can easily be adjusted to be worn as a crochet tee too, so you can make one for every season!
Filet Skull Jumper crochet pattern by Pony McTate
Here’s another crochet top that is brilliant for layering! The Filet skull jumper crochet pattern by Pony McTate is another of Simply Crochet magazines most popular designs, thanks to it’s simple filet crochet design and super-cool skull imagery. It can be made in sizes 8-36, and if skulls aren’t your thing you can easily leave it out and wear it as a simple filet jumper (or if you’re a confident crocheter you could always customise it with your own filet crochet design).
Free Rose Cardigan crochet pattern from Wool and the Gang
Finally we’ve included this stunning Wool and the Gang Rose cardigan free crochet pattern. Hooked up entirely in treble crochet stitches (it’s a US pattern so they call them double crochet stitches), it’s incredibly simple to make with really easy construction too! Plus as it’s hooked up in their Shiny Happy Cotton Aran weight yarn and using a 6.5mm hook, you’ll be able to hook this up in no time at all!
If you enjoyed this list of winter top patterns, you might also like our Top 10 Summer crochet top patterns, or maybe check out our Top 10 free Autumn crochet patterns. And remember, if you’re new to crochet and need a bit of extra help, you can find out loads of handy information in our beginners guide to crochet.