Do you want to learn how to crochet? Are you a beginner looking for easy crochet patterns? If so, you have come to the right place! In this blog post, we will share 25 free and easy crochet patterns that are perfect for beginners. These patterns are simple and easy to follow, and they range in difficulty level from beginner to intermediate. So whether you are a newbie crocheter or someone who is just looking for some new and easy patterns, we have got you covered!
Are you looking for some easy crochet patterns that are perfect for beginners? This post has got you covered.
In the list below, you’ll find beginner-friendly crochet patterns that are simple and easy to follow. You can start with the simplest pattern and work your way up to more difficult ones as you gain experience. So whether you’re a total beginner or you’ve been crocheting for years, we’ve got a pattern that will suit your needs.
With these patterns, you can create everything from hats and scarves to blankets and sweaters. And since they’re all designed with beginners in mind, there’s no need to be intimidated – even if you’ve never picked up a crochet hook before.
What to look for in an easy crochet pattern
So, how do you if the crochet pattern you’re considering is appropriate for your skill level? Here are a few things to look for to tell if the pattern is easy enough for beginners.
The stitch pattern is repetitive so that you can easily follow the pattern without getting lost.
The project is made from basic shapes (squares, rectangles, circles) that don’t require too much shaping.
The pattern includes a lot of instructions and pictures to help you along the way.
What is the first thing a beginner should crochet?
The first thing a beginner should crochet is a simple scarf or another small rectangular project. These projects are a great way to practice your crocheting skills and try out new stitches and techniques.
Once you have mastered the basics of crocheting, you can start working on larger or more advanced projects like Afghans, beanies, or even sweaters!
What are some easy crochet patterns for beginners?
Some of the easiest things to crochet are small rectangular projects that are worked back and forth in rows. These projects are perfect for beginners because they are easy to follow and don’t require a lot of experience or skill. A few of our favorite easy crochet patterns for beginners include:
a simple scarf or hat (This crochet hat pattern is worked flat, so you don’t have to know how to crochet in the round.)
One of the easiest ways to get started with crochet is to make a small flat project, like a hot pad. With this tutorial, you'll learn how to crochet an easy potholder that's double-thick, durable, and machine-washable.
Do you want to learn how to crochet a scarf? If so, this free pattern is a perfect choice - especially for beginners. It's a simple and easy ribbed scarf pattern that will teach you all the basics of crocheting.
In this free pattern, you'll learn how to crochet a classic ribbed beanie with bulky weight yarn. You'll love this quick and easy pattern that will teach you everything you need to know to crochet a modern winter hat.
Here's another quick project that's perfect for using up small amounts of yarn. In this tutorial, you'll learn how to crochet your own reusable cotton face scrubbies to make your skincare routine even more luxurious and eco-friendly.
Learn my favorite way to make a modern, solid granny square. This step-by-step photo tutorial will show you the simple stitches you need to create beautiful granny squares - which you can sew together to create blankets, tote bags, and more.
Maybe you'd like to learn how to crochet decorative motifs like this crochet heart. In this free tutorial, you'll learn how to crochet an easy heart applique. This pattern includes three sizes: mini, medium, and large.
Once you're ready to crochet in the round, consider this crochet can cozy pattern. It's made with cotton yarn in the moss (or linen) stitch. The pattern includes two sizes, to fit standard cans and slim-style cans.
Want a seasonal crochet pattern? Make this cute crochet pumpkin pattern and decorate your house with a rustic farmhouse fall style. It's made with an easy combination of basic stitches, so it's perfect for beginner crocheters.
Once you learn the herringbone stitch, you'll whip up this crochet cowl in no time. This tutorial will teach you how to crochet this sophisticated cowl neck scarf with just one skein of cozy, chunky yarn.
Crochet coasters are one of the smallest projects on this list, so they're perfect for total beginners who are just learning how to crochet. This tutorial will teach you how to make crochet coasters in two styles: square and round.
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After a lot of attempts and failures - This Autumn I hope to master basic crochet !!!!!
Monday 23rd of January 2023
I'm new so I just think maybe you could just help me send some beginners basic stitches and others
Tuesday 24th of January 2023
You might like this post we have all about the 6 basic crochet stitches that beginners should learn first: Basic Crochet Stitches
Friday 13th of January 2023
I am new to crocheting and i am going crazy over it i even i want to make it a business, now there are patterns i am trying out every day like the cable stitch wow its bit hard for now but i will get there.
Right now i am trying to make a bag for my project my fingers are crossed.
Tuesday 3rd of January 2023
Hi8! I'm a newbie to crocheting & I love a lot of the beginners patterns especially the fingerless gloves! But I'm going to start my first project with the cute wash cloth pattern! Wish me luck I'm praying i catch on to crocheting I'm so excited
Sunday 30th of October 2022
Hi Sarah, Could you put the instructions for your very first Baby Yoda back on your web site please as they have mysteriously disappeared. I have made him a few times, but still need to follow your instructions. Thank you so much, Wendy (: