20 Crochet Bolero Patterns

You may call also know them as arm warmers, sweater sleeves, or shrugs. Whatever your preferred name for them, we’re here with 20 crochet bolero patterns that you can make, right now!

CROCHET BOLERO PATTERNS

Boleros are such simple pieces that can create such a big statement all at the same time. Just throw it over your shoulders, wrap it around, or tie it in front.

They provide comfort, warmth, style and versatility. Interested in making a few boleros for yourself or to gift? Check out this collection and see which ones you fancy!


1. Crochet Bolero Pattern by Yarnspirations

It’s so easy to crochet this summertime look for any little girl. This pattern gives you a lightweight accessory piece that looks fantastic over so many outfits.

Make it in her favorite color and give it as a thoughtful gift she will absolutely adore.

Crochet Bolero Pattern by Yarnspirations

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2. Classic Bolero Crochet Pattern by Crochet Spot Patterns

The Classic Bolero pattern is crocheted in one piece (no sewing required), working from the top down. Top down construction allows you to try on the item while crocheting, so that you can easily adjust the bolero size if needed.

This pattern also allows you to adjust the length of the bolero so you can make it as long or short as you desire. Feel free to customize your Classic Bolero with buttons or a unique edging!

Classic Bolero Crochet Pattern by Crochet Spot Patterns

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3. Ruffled Bolero Crochet Pattern by Holland Designs

This gorgeous ruffled bolero for spring is worked in one piece and has only 2 little shoulder seams. Other than that it’s seamless!

It features beautiful ruffled edgings and front button loop and flower. Samples were made using sport weight yarn, but you could easily use fingering, dk or worsted weight.

Ruffled Bolero Crochet Pattern by Holland Designs

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4. Quick Crochet Bolero Pattern by Made With A Twist

A layering accessory for every season! Accent any outfit in style with this quick and easy, shoulder-hugging bolero. Designed with flexible sizing for women’s sizes XS – 5XL, this project will become a favorite for gifting and selling.

Made of super chunky yarn and almost zero seaming, this project is easier than it looks and will make you feel gorgeous.

Quick Crochet Bolero Pattern by Made With A Twist

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5. Kensington Crochet Bolero Pattern by Stitching Together

You’ve come to the right place to learn how to make a crochet bolero (crochet shrug) for girls! This adorable crochet bolero pattern can be found entirely for free in sizes for 2 to 14 year-old girls. 

You just single crochet one long rectangle, do some simple sewing and you’ve made an adorable little crochet jacket! The ruffles are easy to add and take the cuteness up a notch.

Kensington Crochet Bolero Pattern by Stitching Together

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6. Bolero Crochet Pattern by Designed By Sonya

This pattern is for versatile bolero/shrug which can be worn for any occasion. This bolero is made up of 25 easy crochet square motifs which are joined together as they are worked and a border of trellis, shells and picots completes the piece.

Bolero Crochet Pattern by Designed By Sonya

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7. Free Crochet Bolero Pattern by Joy Of Motion Crochet

You’re going to love this free crochet pattern for a crochet bolero. It’s a really quick summer crochet pattern & you’re going to be amazed of how easy it is. You’re also not going to need a lot of yarn & your scrap yarn crochet stash might already have just what you need! 

7. Free Crochet Bolero Pattern by Joy Of Motion Crochet

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8. Crochet Mesh Bolero Pattern by Crochet Spot Patterns

The mesh bolero is light weight and great for spring, fall and even summer weather. Dress it up by layering it over a cute dress, or wear it everyday with a tank top. The bolero is crocheted from the top down with no sewing required! 

Crochet Mesh Bolero Pattern by Crochet Spot Patterns

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9. Crochet From The Middle Bolero Pattern by Yarnspirations

For the more experienced hand, practice crocheting on this wonderful bolero with a petalled flower on the back. Make it in neutral use your imagination to bring life to a different interpretation of beautiful with your own version. It’s a playful addition to a tank top look!

Crochet From The Middle Bolero Pattern by Yarnspirations

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10. Prima Ballerina Crochet Bolero Pattern by Holland Designs

This pretty knit-look ribbed bolero is a quick project to stitch due to the cut-away front design. Makes a perfect accessory to keep shoulders covered and warm whether you’re on your way to ballet, or just to wear over a sleeveless dress.

Prima Ballerina Crochet Bolero Pattern by Holland Designs

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11. Lacy Crochet Bolero Pattern by Salty Pearl Crochet

This Lacy Crochet Bolero Free Pattern is available in all sizes. You can make this cute crocheted shrug in both girls and womens sizes.

This crochet bolero pattern is worked width-wise, but of course you can experiment working the other way, too! Now that you know how to crochet a bolero, you can create to your heart’s content!

Lacy Crochet Bolero Pattern by Salty Pearl Crochet

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12. Sea Spray Bolero Crochet Pattern by One Dutch Stitch

This beautiful and elegant bolero is very easy to make. It would be a wonderful addition to an outfit for a summer wedding or could be worn more casually with a tank top and jeans.

This project works up very quickly and can be made over a few evenings or a weekend. This makes it a perfect gift-project if you want to make a quick and easy hand crafted present for a loved one.

Sea Spray Bolero Crochet Pattern by One Dutch Stitch

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13. Crochet Faux Real Bolero Pattern by E’Claire Makery

Make your very own crochet shrug with this super beginner friendly Faux Real Bolero. You take a square and turn it into something you can wear. Made from Faux Fur yarn, this crochet cardigan is one of the softest things that you’ll ever make! 

Crochet Faux Real Bolero Pattern by E'Claire Makery

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14. Brilliant Bolero Jacket Crochet Pattern by Red Heart

This bolero-style jacket may be a short length, but it’s not short on panache! The beautifully-shaded yarn adds interest to the textural crochet stitches.

Brilliant Bolero Jacket Crochet Pattern by Red Heart

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15. Child Bolero Crochet Pattern by Crochet It Creations US

She’s the cutest in her class with this fun bolero that’s a fashionable essential for any young lady’s wardrobe. Complete the rich version show, or discover her favorite color and customize it to perfection.

15. Child Bolero Crochet Pattern by Crochet It Creations US

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16. Blossom Crochet Bolero Pattern by Moara Crochet

This gorgeous little crochet bolero is a quick project with delicate details which can be made with the step by step photo tutorial with written instructions. Perfect as a layering cardigan over a light dress for your little ones.

Blossom Crochet Bolero Pattern by Moara Crochet

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17. Janice Bolero Crochet Pattern by Divine Debris

Smaller boleros like this Janice Bolero are great to add to dresses or tank tops to add a little crochet personality while big shrugs are like warm hugs on winter nights.

Janice Bolero Crochet Pattern by Divine Debris

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18. Crochet Callaina Tunisian Lace Bolero Pattern by Joy Of Motion Crochet

You’re going to love this Crochet Callaina Tunisian Lace Bolero, because it’s a quick make. This is definitely what you would call a 1 day make. 

This can be made both bigger and smaller by changing how many stitches you start with, making this a very adjustable project.

Crochet Callaina Tunisian Lace Bolero Pattern by Joy Of Motion Crochet

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19. Crochet Boho Bolero Pattern by Maya Luna Corazon

This Crochet Boho Bolero is so easy to make and can style with different types of clothes. It can be worn over a halter top, dress and with skirt or jeans. The pattern is really easy to modify to all sizes from XXS-XL.

Crochet Boho Bolero Pattern by Maya Luna Corazon

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20. Easy Crochet Bolero Pattern by Jenny And Teddy

Welcome summer with this light and airy Easy Crochet Bolero Pattern made with cotton yarn. This piece is made up of just 2 identical piece of rectangles with basic single crochet and double crochet stitches.

Easy Crochet Bolero Pattern by Jenny And Teddy

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ARE YOU CONVINCED THAT YOU ABSOLUTELY MUST MAKE A CROCHET BOLERO NOW? SERIOUSLY, THEY’RE SOME OF THE PRETTIEST AND MOST VERSATILE PIECES FOR YOUR WARDROBE!

Which project will you be casting this season? Let us know by sharing a pic of your finished pieces on our Facebook Page. We would like to see you wrapping around in your new handmade hideaway!

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Grab your hooks and your favorite shades of yarn, and start hooking some gorgeous crochet bolero patterns!