Add homemade charm to your Thanksgiving decor with these easy crochet patterns. From table runners and coasters to wreaths and throw pillows, you’ll find all sorts of inspiration in this collection of free Thanksgiving crochet patterns!
Thanksgiving Crochet Patterns
Handcrafted crochet projects are such a special way to decorate for Thanksgiving, whether you’re hosting a crowd or simply welcoming autumn’s arrival.
You can stitch up practical pieces like table runners and napkin rings to dress up your table. Or decorate with leaf garlands and fall-themed throw pillows.
These crochet projects also double as thoughtful hostess gifts if you’ll be a guest elsewhere for Thanksgiving dinner.
Patterns for Every Skill Level
Not sure what you want to make yet? You’ll find all sorts of Thanksgiving crochet ideas on this list, including:
Festive placemats and table runners
Place settings (e.g., napkin rings, flatware holders, and coasters)
Oven mitts and potholders
Autumnal leaves and acorns for garlands
Which Thanksgiving crochet patterns are best for beginners?
Here are some of the simplest patterns to start with as a beginner:
Keep the focus on gratefulness with this beautiful C2C crocheted Thanksgiving table runner! This design would be an excellent addition to a dining table or coffee table during the Thanksgiving season. It’s made with worsted-weight yarn for the main runner and bulky yarn for the lettering.
Adorn your Thanksgiving place settings with this adorable addition! These festive and unique turkeys will make it a holiday to remember for your guests. These small projects are fairly quick to make and a great way to use up your fall-colored scrap yarn.
These cute little acorns are perfect for decorating your table, and would be a sweet little take-home token gift for your guests! You could also arrange these in the center of your table mixed with some fall greens.
Stick your silverware into this playful and creative crocheted silverware holder. Made with the versatile Red Heart Super Saver yarn, this turkey is easy to wash, so don’t worry about a little Thanksgiving food getting on it. This easy pattern is a great project for crochet beginners who know basic stitches and techniques.
These beautiful fall leaves are a great way to bring a festive touch to your holiday wine glasses. Made with only a small amount of yarn per leaf, you can use up your fall-colored scrap yarn easily. Make every set the same, or each one different!
Whether your fall go-to is hot tea, a steaming cup of coffee, or spiced cider, this turkey coaster makes enjoying your drink much more fun! These work up quickly and would be great for spreading around your table or giving as gifts. Each one measures about 5.5” x 5.5”.
This simple design integrates both a modern look and the vintage yet timeless beauty of granny squares. The pattern includes the 27” x 27” table cover and instructions for the gorgeous leaf coasters. These designs are great for beginners who know basic crochet techniques and stitches!
This beginner-friendly pattern uses some basic colorwork. It’s a quick project that would be great for crocheters who are just starting to explore the fun of colorwork in crochet! This pattern is worked in the round and measures approximately 6” across.
With these delicious-looking hot pads or oven mitts, you can reminisce about the delight of Thanksgiving pies anytime! With this adaptable pattern, you can choose to crochet your favorite flavor of pie - or make a whole set of them!
Crochet colorwork gives this potholder a simple yet classy look that’s perfect for fall. It’s crocheted with two strands to create a thick, protective fabric. If you love this pattern, check out the other colorwork leaf designs in this set!
This decorative pot holder is easy to make and measures approximately 8.5” across. Because it’s made with single thickness, acrylic yarn and decorative eyes, this cute pattern is meant for decor only. However, instructions are included if you’d prefer to adapt this pattern for practical use.
Pumpkin pie lovers, you’ll be excited to know that this delicious-looking pattern comes with an even more delicious free recipe for Mom’s Pumpkin Pie! This easy pattern would be an excellent Thanksgiving project for crochet beginners.
This vintage pumpkin potholder is made using tapestry crochet. Because of the involved tapestry work in this design, it’s a good pattern for intermediate crocheters. This impressive potholder is sure to be passed down through the family for many Thanksgiving meals to come!
These quick Thanksgiving coasters are a great crochet project for beginners and are also a great stash buster! With their adorable faces and colorful feathers, you can totally be creative with each one. Check out the video tutorial if you need help.
Keep your towel securely hung on your stove or towel hook with this cute towel topper! It features a hidden ring that makes it easy to remove your towel when it needs a wash. This is a fun way to spruce up a boring towel and make it more festive.
This crochet pumpkin pie piece is just so clever! Look closely - the whipped cream is actually a tissue poking through the top. This tissue holder is such a unique way to add a fun and funny touch to your gathering.
This easy turkey crochet pattern is a fun and festive choice for amigurumi beginners. It’s made up of the head and body, beak, wattle, arms, feathers, tail, and feet. Decorate your table, kitchen, office, or bathroom with this little turkey friend!
If you’ve been looking for a Thanksgiving decoration that shows off your unique personality, you have to check out this charming turkey gnome! This project is so customizable and such a fun addition to your table. The gnome measures about 7” tall, and this pattern includes multiple video tutorials to guide you through each step of the way.
This amigurumi turkey would be an adorable gift for a child or a fun way to decorate your home or office for the holiday. The body and head are made in one piece, with the other pieces being sewn on. The project measures about 8” tall and is appropriate for advanced beginners.
This trendy pillow looks like something you’d pick up at your favorite home decor store! It’s made using the colorwork technique and is best for advanced beginners. This project fits a 20” x 20” pillow form.
Remind yourself to start the day with gratitude with these tapestry crochet throw pillows. There are two designs available - “gather” and “blessed” - and each is shown as a pattern grid. You’ll need 14” x 20” pillow forms to fill the fabric.
Welcome neighbors, friends, and strangers alike with this cheery fall wreath. This intermediate-level project requires making a whole collection of smaller pieces for your wreath. However, this timeless piece will be a favorite fall decoration for years to come!
This pattern is such an adorable way to add a homemade touch to a straw wreath. You’ll need a few extra supplies to finish this pattern - such as a glue gun, stuffing, and a ribbon - so be sure to read the pattern instructions thoroughly before getting started. This project is best for intermediates.
These fall-themed pots would be so cute for holding small items like safety pins, stitch markers, or little candies. Each one measures about 2.5” in diameter. These easy little tokens would be adorable in acorn color, but they’re also cute in various other shades!
Drape this garland across your mantle in preparation for watching the leaves turn colors and fall! This is a great way to create a warm and homey touch, even if it’s not quite cold enough to light an indoor fire yet. You can create a garland of any length with this easy pattern.
Celebrate the tastes of Thanksgiving with this easy and creative garland! To make this pattern, you’ll need to know how to work chain stitches, single crochets, and half double crochets. A video tutorial is included with the written instructions.
These beautiful triangles are a fun and colorful way to decorate your living room, kitchen, or dining room for the autumn season. By choosing any colors you like and making as many leaves as you need, this banner is super customizable! It’s a good choice for comfortable beginners.
These tiny and simple leaves are an excellent way to use up whatever scrap yarns you have on hand. They’re fun and quick to make, so you can easily make a long garland or smaller garlands to sprinkle all over your home. On a mantle, over tables, across your kitchen cabinets, or across other furniture are all wonderful places to spread fall cheer!
Welcome guests with this reminder to give thanks this season! There are innumerable color combinations you could choose for this banner to match your space. This easy project creates a charming piece that you’ll treasure for Thanksgivings to come!
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