10 Plus-Size Crochet Patterns You’ll Love

The best thing about making your own clothes? You can design or alter any garment to suit your exact body measurements. Get a comfortable, flattering fit with these crochet patterns, all available in larger sizes and with plenty of tips for getting the right fit.

Ashley Sweater crochet pattern

Photo via Marly Bird

1. Ashley Sweater

Instructor Marly Bird is excellent at creating crochet patterns that fit different sizes and look great on various body types. This soft, structured cotton sweater is a great example. Its stitch pattern is eye-catching without being too busy, and its neckline is flattering on almost any woman. This pattern has instructions to fit bust sizes ranging from 30″ – 62″ or sizes XS-4X.

plus size floral crochet tank top

Photo via Abigail Haze Designs

2. Plus-Size Autumn Garden Tank

Abigail Haze also designs wonderful plus-size patterns, including this simple crochet tank top accented with a colorful yoke of floral square motifs. This tank (which comes in five sizes, from bust size 50″ – 60″) is a great example of a colorful, motif-based design that flatters many body types.

plus size shell crochet pattern

Photo via Sincerely Pam

3. Plus-Size Samantha Shell

Designer Sincerely Pam’s shell top has a lovely openwork design on the front and back extends. Made using very simple crochet stitches, you’ll only need a few advance techniques under your belt, working in the third loop of half double crochet. This is designed in five sizes 1x – 5x.

plus size floral cardigan crochet pattern

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4. Plus-Size Floralie Bulky Cardigan

The floral detail at the top of this versatile cardigan can be accented by changing yarn colors or kept subtle in one color. Choose wool and long sleeves for winter, or opt for cotton and short sleeves for summer. Designer Sylvie Damey explains, “A wide neckline and no waist shaping means clean and simple lines, making it a classic sweater you’ll love wearing every day.”

crochet shrug in plus sizes

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5. Crochet Shrug in Plus Sizes

With sizes from Large – 6X (bust size 42″ – 68″), this worsted weight shrug is perfect for spring and summer evenings. The construction uses simple stitches with a shell edging and a slight peplum shape for a flirty, feminine design.

plus size shell skirt crochet pattern

Photo via Abigail Haze Designs

6. Plus-Size Shell Skirt

Great texture and a closed design make this skirt dressy enough for date night but subtle enough to wear to the office. It comes in sizes 1X – 5X for waist sizes 36″ – 56″ and hip sizes 44″ – 68″.

lakota cardigan crochet pattern

Photo via Marly Bird

7. Lakota Cardigan

Looking for a more unique construction? This cardigan is made in two pieces, from sleeve to center, and then invisibly seamed together. Its scallop edging and decorative collar both add a pretty touch to the design. This plus-size pattern comes in 7 sizes from bust size 32″ – 58″.

plus size crochet jacket pattern

Photo via Southern Hookers

8. Attitude Crochet Jacket

A roomy crochet cardigan with a hood and oversized pockets — does it get any cozier than this? Photo instructions and links to videos help you make the design. Note that this jacket pattern is available in various sizes including 5X; each pattern size is sold separately.

chunky plus size crochet sweater

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9. Chunky Oversized Pullover

Winter months call for something extra warm and cozy, like this pullover sweater. Made using two strands of worsted weight yarn held together and a large hook, you can even get creative with the coloring by making different yarn choices. It’s available for sizes 3X and 4X.

plus size crochet vest pattern

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10. Hopeless Romantic Vest

Crochet circle vests can be made in all sizes, and this detailed accessory is proof! If you like, you can add sleeves with a charming heart-shaped design. Try it for a wedding — either as a guest or a bride! This pattern comes in five sizes from XS – 5X.

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