everyday cocoon cardigan free crochet pattern

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easy everyday cocoon crochet cardigan

Meet Everyday cocoon cardigan! The perfect for everyday wear around the house or  just a cold day. 

This super easy peasy cocoon cardigan made from one long rectangle and use one row repeat for all along the piece.

everyday cocoon cardigan crochet tutorial

This everyday cocoon cardigan is easily to adjust to be bigger or smaller by add more chain or decrease chain to the foundation chain.

crochet v stitch cocoon cardigan tutorialI mainly use crochet V-stitch, which is simple and quick crochet cocoon.

The lovely V-stitch, also so give a good beautiful texture and lace effect  for the cocoon.

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Have you girls seen my Light weight spring vest yet? They are made fron v-stitch as well.

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And I did undo it , the light weight spring vest and  making the new one is the everyday cocoon cardigan!

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Have u girl ever done this ? undo the old one and make into the new one.

everyday crochet cocoon cardigan free tutorial

Let’s get start!

– I used Lion brand Mandala 100% acrylic  150 gram 540 m or you can use any kind of a yarn cake . I am using about 3 skein around 1,600 meter fit size small to XL.( easy to adjust the size see pattern instruction below).

-yarn weight 3 light.

– 4.25 mm crochet hook

– Sewing yarn needle

Skill and abbreviations

(American crochet terms)

You will need to know how to make

-sc which mean single crochet

-dc which mean double crochet

-ch, Chain

-slip knot

-sk which mean skip stitch

V stitch crochet tutorial with video

For me the model wearing this piece, I am 4’9 feet tall.

Finished Size of the sample piecce Approximately: Fit adult from size small to xl.

( other size from 2xl to 4xl  detail in the pattern below)

everyday cocoon cardigan

Get the free pattern below or this pattern is also available as an inexpensive, ad-free, PDF printable instant download  in my etsy shop. Thank you so much for your love and support. I am really appreciate you.

Measurement of the rectangle.

-46 inches wide

-27 inches long

Gauge: 2 group of  V double crochet= 2 inch

Note: we are crochet this cocoon loosely not too tight.

Everyday cocoon cardigan instruction.

Start of by making a slip knot Then make 150+3 chains foundation chain. 

size small to Xl chain 150+3

size 2xl to 3xl chain  165+3

Size 4xl  chain 183+3

(you can adjust the size of the cocoon to be small by decrease   foundation chain in multipleof 3 plus 3 . or Bigger size by increase foundation chain in multiple of 3 plus 3.

for example ( 120, 165,174…..)  for foundation chain.

After you got the foundation chain then make sc in each chain across, chain 2, turn.

Row1: skip 3 ch from hook, make 2dc in the next  chain  * skip 1 chain, then work 2dc in next chain*   repeat * to * across until end of the row until you will have 2 chain remain, skip 1 chain,  then make1dc in the last chain, ch3 turn.

Row2. now you will work *2dc  in  between each of 2dc of the previous row*  repeat * to *  across until end of the row, then make 1dc in chain 3 space of the previous row, ch3, turn.

Repeat row 2 until your rectangle measures approximately 27 inch long  then finished  off and leave long tail for sewing.


Lay the piece of rectangle in flatted and fold each corner inward until they meet then using your yarn needle to seam the corner with your prefer method ( I used whip stitch) and leaving  holes for the arm. For the arm holes I leave my one about 4- 5 inch or your prefer length.

Sleeve for the arm.

Rejoin your yarn at any stitch of the arm hole.

Round1.  sc all around the opening of the armhole.

Round2.  make dc in each stitch all around the arm hole. on the armhole work in spiral donot join yarn.

Round3. Repeat row2 until your sleeve  measure around 1 inches deep. Fasten  off and weave in end. Then repeat the same on the second armhole,

After we finished two sleeves the cocoon will look like this.

Now enjoy your new  cocoon cardigan.
If you make one I would love to see your creation tag me on Instagram!
Happy crocheting.

About jane

Jane is the founder and author of jennyandteddy.com. she love all things cute, like to baked yummy goodness. Jennyandteddy.com is a place where she can shared her easy DIY project, craft, crochet and simple life.


  1. Lindsay d mayonado says

    What length would you recommend starting with for a size small? I’ve made similar crochet shrugs and always struggle with them sliding down because they are a little too big. I was thinking 120+3?

  2. HI lindsay, yes you right 120+3

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