A woman is wearing a crocheted cocoon cardigan.

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I’m a craft designer and author of hundreds of articles and reviews about crocheting and other crafts. I search out and present novel approaches to classic patterns and techniques to encourage you to try something new. I’m delighted that so many of you read my posts and that I can contribute to promoting our crochet community. I’m interested in crafts, interior design and love traveling and sitting next to a campfire. I live with my husband and three kids in the Rockies.

The lighter side of wrapping up.

Although summer is generally quite toasty, sometimes there is an evening chill and at other times there is a wind off the water at the beach. Thus it’s great to have a light and airy shoulder wrap, which nevertheless is pleasant and cosy to wrap up in. Therefore, for such occasions, there’s absolutely nothing better than an airy cocoon cardigan. Consequently, we have put together a small selection of patterns for you to explore this worthwhile theme. Indeed, you will also find your friends and family will want this garment as well, so unless you can say no, you will be making more than one.

Daphne Cocoon Cardigan

Overall, the Daphne is a lacy cardi with alternating bands of different voids.Moreover, despite the lightness, it’s got a lovely drape, which is essential to a good shoulder wrap.

Skills: easy      Designer:  Sincerely Pam

Daphne Cocoon Cardigan

The full article about this pattern is here:

Daphne Cocoon Cardigan

Handkerchief Cocoon Free Crochet Pattern

Here is another idea for a cardigan for on cardi wrapping up in. This handkerchief cocoon cardigan has stitched together corners that make them stay on your arms as you wear it, keeping this beautiful cardi on your shoulders. The beautiful, lacy back is greatly complemented by the denser outer edge that retains the structure around the arms and neckline.

Skills: easy   Designer: Tamara Kelly

handkerchief cocoon

The full article about this pattern is here:

Handkerchief Cocoon 

Movie Night Cocoon Cardi

Lastly, there’s few better things than a comfortable night at home with a movie. Indeed, getting the ambiance right is a must. Therefore, this wrappable cardi is an absolute cherry on top and a perfect accompaniament.

Skills: intermediate      Designer:  Alexandra Tavel

Movie Night Cocoon Cardi

The full article about this pattern is here:

Movie Night Cocoon Cardi

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  1. Kristine Wyszynski says:

    I really like the patterns

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