These all-free crochet patterns for beginners make a great start to your crochet journey, so get your crocheting arsenal together and be ready to work some magic!
Crochet Patterns for Beginners You Can Learn in a Jiffy
1. Twist Crochet Headband
You and your daughter will love wearing these crocheted headbands, especially during the winter season. It's cute and helps keep your ears warm, too. Once you master this free pattern you can also give it as gifts to your friends! They’ll truly love it, indeed!
2. Marion's Cozy Mug Warmer
Isn't winter the best time to sip your favorite coffee, tea, or hot chocolate? Then, it’s also time to bring out the yarn and crochet hook to make this mug warmer. You can keep your tea warm longer while keeping your hands safe.
3. Gorgeous Infinity Scarf
Beautiful fall colors make this infinity scarf irresistible and perfect with any beanie hat. If you're fond of wearing winter scarves, then this DIY infinity scarf project is a must-do! This DIY project will also teach you how to do a chain stitch.
4. Easy Crochet Snowflake Pattern
These easy snowflakes can be used as tree ornaments or even co-opted into seasonal earrings. Not only do these snowflakes look great as decor, but it can also serve as your coasters. If you’ve had enough of snowflakes, move on to crochet flower patterns!
5. Beginner Crochet Leg Warmers
There's no need to buy a pair of leg warmers elsewhere because you can make your own. You can do it with the right weight yarn and a 6mm crochet hook and this crochet patterns for beginners video. These DIY crochet leg warmers can easily be paired with jeggings, leggings, or jeans.
6. Crochet Chained Ear Warmer Pattern
As temperatures drop, you'll want to keep those earsies warm! Check out this earsies tutorial with a pattern and make one for your little tots. Make sure to choose a type of yarn gentle on their skin.
7. Soft Blanket | Ultimate Beginners Crochet Pattern
Because winter is a lovely time to snuggle up in your bed, soft blankets are the best partner for that! You can warm up your crochet hook with this easy blanket. If you're up for it, you can move up to crocheting a mermaid tail!
8. Easy Crochet Heart Pattern
Give them as gifts, use as room decor — the options are endless. Use red yarn and this DIY project will be the perfect gift for Valentine’s Day! Try this very easy crochet heart pattern; it's practically as easy as breathing!
9. Simple Slouch Hat Crochet Pattern
This slouch hat pattern is great for beginners and easy to whip up for seasoned crocheters. This is one of those cute projects anyone will love doing. It's fun to do and is also a great gift idea!
10. Jingle Bell Stocking
Use these as Christmas tree ornaments, table settings, or even gift tags. Actually, it doesn't have to be Christmas to display these cute little socks at home. You can also adjust the size and make these socks for little babies!
11. Oval Rug | Easy Crochet Pattern
Rugs can be very expensive. Instead of buying, why not just make these crochet oval rugs you can personalize in style and color? Some yarn and a few crochet stitches and you’ll have your own rug without hurting your budget!
12. Crochet Owl Basket
Can you believe this chic owl basket is a beginners crochet project? It may look difficult at first, but once you start, it’s actually easy! Go beyond worsted weight yarn and use the heavyweight kind to make this owl basket stand on its own.
Worsted weight yarn definition: A slightly thicker strand of yarn used on bigger, 4.5mm knitting needles commonly used by crocheters in the US. It is usually marked as #4 yarn on the label, or “medium weight” yarn.
13. Unique Crochet Bathing Suit
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Okay, so it may be snowing in your area but you might have a planned vacation somewhere sunny soon. Don't worry about finding the best swimsuit, make one for yourself instead with your newfound crochet skills. It's sexy, totally unique, and custom-made to fit your body perfectly!
14. Easy Crochet Bows
These easy-to-make bows are so darling, you'll want to put them on everything! They're oh so cute and versatile. Use them as a hair accessory or even as a brooch. It will be a big hit with your friends and your daughter's friends too!
15. Easy Crochet Mini Octopus
It's the perfect bedside companion. This crochet pattern for the mini octopus is fun to do. Come to think of it, you'll never be alone this winter too! Plus, who can possibly resist their adorable size and pastel colors!
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16. Easy Snow Fall Mittens
Get a leg up on winter with these easy-to-make mittens. These super adorable snowfall mittens are snugger than your average hand warmers and are easy to stuff into pockets.
17. Easy Peasy 30-Minute Beanie Crochet Pattern
This easy peasy beanie pattern makes a great holiday gift for friends, family, or yourself! In fact, beanies are the ideal hats during winter. That is why this is a DIY project you can't miss out on!
Care for more simple crochet projects? Learn how to crochet a granny square from Bella Coco in this video tutorial!
Get your crochet hook ready for more easy crochet patterns for beginners. You don’t need to be a pro to start out because practice makes perfect and everyone has to start somewhere.
These quick and easy crochet patterns for beginners is the perfect start for any newbie. They will also help you in improving your crocheting skills. Sit back, relax, and cast on! It's time to reap the meditative benefits of crocheting.
Which of these easy DIY crochet patterns for beginners will you start with? Let us know in the comments below!
Editor's Note: This post was originally published on January 30, 2017, and has been updated for quality and relevancy.