Certainly! Here’s a basic pattern for a hooded cardigan. Feel free to customize it to your liking by adjusting the stitch pattern, length, or adding any desired embellishments.


  • Worsted weight yarn (amount will vary based on your size and desired length)
  • Crochet hook appropriate for the yarn weight
  • Scissors
  • Yarn needle
  • Buttons (optional)

Size: This pattern is written for a women’s size small. Adjustments can be made for larger or smaller sizes by modifying the stitch count and measurements.

Gauge: 4 inches = 16 stitches and 8 rows in double crochet (dc)


  • Ch: Chain
  • Dc: Double crochet
  • Sc: Single crochet
  • Sl st: Slip stitch
  • Sp: Space


Back Panel:

  1. Ch 74 (or a multiple of 2 plus 2 for your desired size).
  2. Row 1: Dc in the 4th ch from the hook and in each ch across. Turn. (72 dc)
  3. Row 2: Ch 2 (counts as first dc here and throughout), *skip 1 st, dc in next st, ch 1; repeat from * across, ending with dc in last st. Turn.
  4. Rows 3-60 (or desired length): Repeat Row 2.

Left Front Panel:

  1. Ch 36 (or half of the back panel’s stitch count).
  2. Rows 1-60 (or desired length): Repeat Row 2 of the back panel.

Right Front Panel:

  1. Repeat the instructions for the left front panel.


  1. Fold the back panel in half lengthwise with the right side facing inwards.
  2. Starting at the folded edge, join the yarn with a sl st in the top right corner.
  3. Row 1: Ch 2, dc in each st across until you reach the center stitch, ch 1, skip the center stitch, dc in each st until the last st. Turn.
  4. Row 2: Ch 2, *skip 1 st, dc in next st, ch 1; repeat from * across, ending with dc in last st. Turn.
  5. Rows 3-20 (or desired length): Repeat Row 2.
  6. Fasten off and weave in ends.


  1. Lay the left and right front panels on top of the back panel with the wrong sides facing up.
  2. Match up the edges and seams.
  3. Using a yarn needle and matching yarn, sew the shoulder seams together, leaving an opening in the center for the hood.
  4. Sew the side seams of the cardigan, leaving openings for the armholes.
  5. Attach buttons to the left front panel if desired.


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