Mother’s Day is just around the corner, and you know what that means—it’s time to shower the special women in our lives with lots of love and handmade gifts. In this article, we’ll share 17 of our favorite crochet Mother’s Days Ideas, including a bunch of patterns you can make last minute. From a can cozy to an elegant sun hat, there’s something here for everyone. So, grab your hooks, and let’s get started!
Free Crochet Patterns for Mother’s Day
Nothing says “I love you, Mom” like a handmade present crocheted with care. In this list of 17+ Crochet Mother’s Day gifts, we’ve included a variety of projects that are perfect for moms and grandmas of all kinds.
And don’t worry if you’re a little behind in your gift-making game; there are lots of patterns in this list that won’t take too long to whip up.
Essential Crochet Supplies for Mother’s Day Crochet Patterns
Before we dive into the patterns, let’s talk about the supplies you’ll need.
Crochet Hooks. You’ll want to have an assortment of crochet hooks in different sizes. These are our favorite ergonomic hooks.
Scissors. You’ll need trusty pair of scissors; any size will work.
Does your mom or grandmother like to read? These cute daisy bookmarks work up fast -- even under 20 minutes for some crocheters. Find your mom's favorite color, or maybe flip through your stash to see if you have any yarn leftover from something you've made her in the past. Plus, this pattern includes a free video tutorial to help give step-by-step instructions.
There's nothing quite like the look of a bouquet of sunflowers. Check out this pattern for a gorgeous way to crochet sunflowers. You can just make one or make a full set of flowers -- whatever you have time for!
If you want to make flowers for the mom in your life but want to add more variety than just the sunflowers, then this pattern is for you. This pattern includes instructions for a carnation, corona, daffodil, daisy, and iris. If you don't already have the supplies for the pattern, then Yarnspirations can make a cart for you with everything you need, too.
Designers: Deborah Bagley and Dana Bincer at Yarnspirations
These mason jar covers are a great idea for adding flair to a table or countertop. They can add a pop of color to your mom's room and some additional character along with. The pattern has a nice way of being simple yet aesthetic. Why not put some flowers in a mason jar with a handmade jar cover as well?
Plants and flowers have been common gifts for my mom on Mother's Day, but next time I think I'll change it up by adding a plant cover for her next planter. It works best if you already have a specific planter in mind so you know the dimensions that you're aiming for. Also, if you're looking for an extra challenge, then you can weave in other colors to experiment with a design. (Or you can just play it safe by sticking to one solid color.)
I'm always on the lookout for stash busters, and this is just perfect. This soap saver uses only 36 yards of yarn, and it's so fast to work up. There's also a free video tutorial to go along with the written instructions.
This hair towel is adorable and a great option for people who are looking for an intermediate-difficulty crochet pattern. The towel uses a half-double design and is made of two panels that are single-crocheted together. At the base of the towel, there is a front-post-back-post stitch that gives an elegant touch.
My grandmother used to give me scrubbies just about every time I saw her. Sometimes I thought that she would have liked to get some from me instead! Scrubbies are an excellent option for beginners to learn how to crochet, and you can experiment with different designs and colors.
Does your mom or grandmother like to wear jewelry? If so, then try this jewelry tray that is shaped like a flower. This would be such a cute way spot for rings, earrings, or bracelets at the end of the day. You can do this with just knowing the slip stitch, single crochet, double crochet, and half double crochet stitches.
This beautiful bag set looks so cute and is such an economical way to have a matching bag set. The pattern includes instructions for both a tote bag and a smaller bottle bag, so the mom in your life can customize however they want. The bottle bag uses only half a skein of yarn and the tote uses a little over 2 skeins.
This sun hat is a nice way to keep mom cool and stylish during summer. There are size options for small, medium, and large hats. If you can do a magic ring and know single crochet, slip stitch, and cluster stitch, then you should have no problem with this pattern!
This coin purse is such a cute idea for mom to hold her coins or other small items. The pattern for this kisslock (gamaguchi) purse includes a fabric lining template as well. The main stitch for this coin purse is the split single crochet stitch, which is very similar to the single crochet stitch. The designer has also made a crochet bucket bag pattern that could match this coin purse perfectly.
We just love these crochet plant hangers, which you can make for your mom's planters and add a touch of greenery to their home. This project is part of a "One Skein" series, so there are other ideas for you if you have a lonely skein looking for a project. With detailed instructions and even a video tutorial, this project is terrific for both beginners and experienced crocheters alike.
This Daisy bookmark is an adorable gift for a mom who loves flowers and books. The pattern is so fast that the designer, Lauren, could make a bookmark in just 7 minutes. Wow! With its simple design, this pattern can help to add some cuteness to your Mother's Day gifts.
Designer: Lauren from Daisy Cottage Designs
Yarn Weight: Worsted
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