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Published on August 5th, 2015 | by Angie


We love: free crochet patterns for vacation


For many families, their annual vacation is just around the bend. Prepare for your holiday with these 6 free crochet patterns for vacation! 

1. Tunisian crochet laptop sleeve by Maria Magnusson

6 free crochet patterns for vacation: tuniaian crochet laptop sleeve. Read more at LoveCrochet!


New to Tunisian crochet? No problem! This free pattern by Maria Magnusson includes a photo tutorial to get your started. It also includes instructions on how to modify the sizing to fit a tablet, phone, or e-reader. The designer recommends Drops Nepal, a blend of wool and alpaca in a variety of shades guaranteed to get your crocheter’s heart pumping.

2. Coin purse by Keep Calm and Crochet On

6 free crochet patterns for vacation: change purse pattern. Learn more at LoveCrochet


This cute yet functional change purse features a wooden toggle button and DK or worsted weight yarn. We love Rico Cotton Essentials DK – it’s available in any shade you could possibly want. Keep Calm and Crochet On features both US and UK crochet instructions in all of their patterns, so no matter where you’re from or where you’re going, you can keep your spare change safe in this pouch.

3. OVS shawl by Siew Clark

6 free crochet patterns to take on vacation: crochet shawl by Siew Clark. Read more at LoveCrochet!


Keep warm on chilly vacation evenings with this stunning shawl by Siew Clark. It’s crocheted from the top down in a semi-circle, using simple V stitches and chains. This pattern features worsted weight yarn – we love GGH Cumba, a wool and alpaca blend that’s perfect for shawls – not to mention the shades, which are stunning!

4. Japanese Knot project bag by Julie Blagojevich

6 free crochet patterns to take on vacation: japanese project bag by julie blagojevich. Read more at LoveCrochet!


Every crocheter wants to take a project along on vacation, and what better way than in this gorgeous project bag by Julie Blagojevich? The bag measures a versatile 7 inches (18 cm) high and 5 inches (13 cm) square at the bottom. To make this bag, you will need some worsted or aran weight yarn in a variegated shade. We can’t get enough of  Noro Taiyo, a blend of cotton, silk, wool, and nylon that;s a dream to crochet with – and the shades are stunning.

5. Crochet hook holder by Lori-Anne Ketola

6 free crochet patterns to take on vacation: crochet hook holder. Read more at LoveCrochet!


Along with that fabulous project bag, you’ll also need a hook holder to keep them organized and safe. This 12 inch tall, roll-up hook home by Lori-Anne Ketola is a fantastic choice for any crocheter. This pattern features a worsted weight yarn like Lana Grossa Organico, spun with 100% organic cotton fibers.

6. Picnic blanket in Rowan Handknit Cotton6 free crochet patterns to take on vacation: picnic blanket. Read more at LoveCrochet


This blanket is perfect for impromptu picnics and walks on the beach. It’s just begging to sit under a tree and enjoy the view!  This pattern is written in UK crochet terms and uses simple techniques; it features Rowan Handknit Cotton in a selection of deliciously summery shades.

To download these patterns: click on the pattern image, which will open up a new window where you can read more about the pattern and then download it.

What have you crocheted for vacations? Tell us in the comments below!



About the Author

A Jack of all crochet, but a master of Netflix and video games. When not crocheting, you might find me on the archery range or in choir practice!

2 Responses to We love: free crochet patterns for vacation

  1. Collette Griffith says:

    Do you have American translations for these patterns, or do we have to change them ourselves?

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