29 free crochet patterns for beginners
Regular readers will know that our weekly Saturday project feature is always full of fun, useful tutorials, and free crochet patterns for beginners.
Who doesn’t love free crochet patterns and tutorials? For a beginner, a tutorial can be the difference between a beautiful finished project and a heap of tangled yarn.
Looking for a place to store your bathroom essentials, or want to make a useful housewarming gift? This pamper set from Kate Eastwood has you covered.
These cheerful placemats are perfect for a cottage in the forest or an apartment in the city – and they’re machine washable.
Ponchos always seem to be in fashion, and this simple tutorial from Kate Eastwood will have you making one for every member of your family.
Simple and chic, Kate Eastwood created this bobble hat to be accessible for beginners and fun for experienced crafters.
These baby bear hats are a quick gift for a baby shower or a first birthday – they also make fabulous photography props.
Men can be hard to shop for, but this no-frills hat is a sure thing for the rugged and picky man in your life.
I love a simple shawl, and this one is perfect for a beginner crocheter, with a tiny hint of ruffle along the edges.
We adore this foxy crochet hook case by Anna Nickipirowicz: keep your hooks safe and adorable with this foxy design, which is cross stitched over the top.
Keep warm and snuggly with these matching hot water bottle cozies from Kate Eastwood.
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Perfect for spring home decor, this granny square cushion is a great project for a beginner, and could be worked up in colors to suit any interior design scheme.
Potter and Bloom created this fun and funky toddler poncho with pom pom fringe. We just wish it was our size!
Kate Eastwood’s shopping bag is durable and eco-friendly. Don’t get charged for bags on your next trip to the grocery store, take this instead.
This sunburst baby blanket was designed by Bella Coco, and is a quick gift for a baby shower or a new parent.
These apple cozies (in four different designs) prevent bruised fruit on the way to school or the office. Designed by Kate Eastwood, they are a great gift for both young and old.
Keep the summer alive with Betsy Makes’ sunflower keychain tutorial. Inject life into your keys and take a little sunshine wherever you go.
Bobbles galore: this shopping bag is begging to be taken to market day and filled up with fresh fruits and veggies from the farmer’s market.
This blanket can be used for forest picnics or as a play blanket for little ones – or both, maybe even at the same time!
Anna Nickipirowicz designed this simple tapestry crocheted purse, perfect for holding all the day’s essentials.
Dress up your garden with Anna Nickipirowicz’s lace bunting: make it in a bright color for a funky fresh vibe.
Kate Eastwood’s taggy blankets have taken the crochet world by storm – and with a 2-in-one stuffed animal and baby blanket combo, it’s not hard to see why.
Have you ever wanted to dress up towels or curtains? This crocheted edging tutorial has you covered.
Dress up your table with crocheted coasters and trivets by Kate Eastwood, and protect that natural wood from damage.
Babies love bobbles, and it helps their development. This blanket has enough bobbles to keep wee ones busy in the car or at home.
Bring out your hippie vibe with these floral headbands and headdresses. Wear it to a festival or use it in the dress-up closet for extra fun.
These versatile and hard-wearing facecloths are soft on the skin and machine washable. They would make a great addition to a gift of fancy soaps.
These versatile little hearts can be used as bunting, gifts, or sock drawer lavender sachets.
Did you know that these bath pom poms and loofahs reduce the amount of bodywash used in the shower?
Simple and chic, this bobble cushionis at home with any interior decor. Mix and match colors for a set of cushions you’ll never get rid of.
This daisy blanket by Kate Eastwood is easily adaptable for adults and big kids. The ruffle edging makes it a must-have.