39 Easy Crochet Patterns for Beginners
Simple crochet projects for any skill level!
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Have fun this season by teaching yourself how to crochet with these easy crochet tutorials and some beginner-friendly crochet patterns. If you have the simple stitches down, then you are ready to move on to real projects that you can work up without any fuss. It can be hard to find crochet patterns for beginnersthat are truly for those new to the hobby, but you can count on these projects to really help you learn to crochet.
You'll be glad you found these easy crochet patterns that are easy to follow, too, because there are so many fun projects for you to complete ranging from tote bags to flip flops to an organizer for your crochet hooks, and all of them use those simple and easy crochet stitches.
Take pride in the fact that you can make your own fun with these patterns for beginners, even as a newcomer to the crochet world. Whether you're looking for a crochet scarf to wear when the temperatures start to dip or a cute accessory to bring to the beach, one thing is certain: there are plenty of crochet patterns for beginners to learn and enjoy!
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Crochet Tutorials For Beginners
Before you even get started on your crochet projects, you might need a quick refresher on various crochet stitches.
From discovering different crochet stitches to learning how to weave in your ends, these crochet tutorials will help every crocheter starting off in the hobby. Keep these tutorials in mind the next time you need a little assistance with a crochet pattern.
Easy Crochet Patterns for Scarves
Besides a simple little dishcloth or washcloth, crochet scarves are the easiest things to make as you just work a pattern in rows. There's no shaping or increases and decreases, and you can scale the difficulty to match your experience level in terms of stitches used and your color choices.
Whether you want to crochet a scarf for your own use or as a special present for someone, you'll love taking a look at these beginner patterns.
- Gradient Granny Scarf
Granny stripes look sophisticated on a small scale in a luxury wool, and the beautiful Fiber Optic Kashmir Paintbox make it even prettier.
- Simple Skinny Scarf
T he skinny design of this particular crochet scarf makes it the perfect accessory for the warmer months of spring and summer.
- Beautiful Scarf with Fringe
The fringe adds a flirty and feminine touch that's perfect for a fancy night out on the town.
- Stained Glass Scarf
Although this looks like a tough pattern, fortunately, it's for advanced beginners, so just about anyone can crochet one.
- Hand Chain Sashay Scarf
You can complete this in just a few minutes, and you don't even need to use a crochet hook!
- Beginner's Crochet Scarf
This free crochet scarf pattern works up quickly using three simple crochet stitches.
Beginner Crochet Patterns: Hats
If you're new to crochet, you may have thought "I can't possibly crochet a hat!" With these crochet patterns that are just for beginners, though, you'll learn the basics of how to create a hat using just a crochet hook and some yarn (and OK, quite a bit of practice!).
These crochet patterns are the perfect project for a weekend. You'll want to show off your hard work when you finish one of these crochet hat patterns!
- Half Double Crochet Hat Pattern
Whether you've mastered the half double crochet stitch or you're just learning, this pattern should be easy for you.
- Snow Drift Crochet Hat
Made out of chunky yarn, you know it'll keep your head nice and warm when you're building snowmen, snow forts, and having snowball fights.
- Single Crochet Beanie for Beginners
Easy single crochet beanie meant for beginners. Follow along with a video tutorial and whip up this beanie in no time!
- 30 Minute Newborn Beanie Hat
In just one evening, you can make the cutest little multicolor hat to welcome that new bundle of joy!
- Lolly-Poms Ribbed Crochet Beanie
It's made in a tapered rectangle and pulled together at the top, sort of like a drawstring bag.
- Quick & Easy Men's Hat
Made with #6 super bulky yarn, you can create one of these hats in 90 minutes.
- Favorite Style'n Slouch Beanie
This super easy and stylish beanie may look woven, but it is made with a simple crochet stitch!
Are you ready to crochet a blanket? Whether you want a throw that's the perfect size for an afternoon nap or a baby blanket to celebrate the arrival of a little one, you'll want to take a look at the collection of free crochet blanket patterns for beginnners found in 25 Crochet Blanket Patterns for Beginners
Crochet Patterns For A Day At The Beach
When you think of beach gear, do you think of crochet patterns? When you look at the selection of beach crochet patterns in this section, you just might!
From crochet beach mats to flip-flop covers, you'll be ready for a day at the beach when you crochet these patterns. There's even a crochet pattern for a travel case so that you can bring your current crochet projects anywhere!
- Popsicle Snuggy
With this simple crochet pattern you can make an easy Popsicle Snuggy to keep your hands warm and your popsicle cool.
- Learn to Crochet a Wine Carrier
You'll use a magic circle to start this fun, easy project for beginners. After you've mastered this pattern, make some more wine carriers to give to your wine-drinking friends.
- Ruffle Double Strand Flops
Get creative by recycling your old flip flops and some leftover yarn. Using this free crochet pattern from Lion Brand you can make cute ruffle double strand flip flops. It's a beginner level pattern just in time for summer.
- Baby Tassel Barefoot Sandals
These beautiful little barefoot sandals take very little yarn and work up in mere minutes!
- Beginner Beach Mat
T he bright stripes will definitely add a pop of color to your fun in the sun. It's an easy crochet pattern to complete that's perfect for any beginning crocheter.
- Crochet Hook Travel Case
This is an easy crochet pattern that will protect your hooks and keep you organized while you travel. Add a fun ribbon to give it that finished look.
- Color Block Tunic
You can wear this crochet tunic as a cover-up after an afternoon of swimming or pair it with your favorite jeans or skirt for a truly fashionable look.
- Super Simply Crochet Flower Pattern
Made in minutes, this crochet flowers is a quick and easy way to add that extra something.
- Nautical Sailor's Knot Belt
With two basic crochet stitches, this Nautical Sailor's Knot Belt is as easy to make as it is fashionable to wear.
Crochet Bag Patterns With Plenty Of Style
The next time you make a trip to the library, bring your books home in style by using a crochet bag you made on your own!
These bright and colorful crochet bag patterns are also the perfect challenge for those who are new to crochet. Consider making extra to keep on hand for impromptu gifts for family and friends.
- "Suzette" Tote Bag for Beginners
Neutral colors and a beautiful texture combine in the perfect modern tote or oversized purse.
- Large Buckle Tote
You don't have to line this bag or add fabric handles but you should if you want it to keep its shape.
- A Beginner Purple Crochet Tote Bag
Start out crocheting something easy like this beginner crochet tote bag. The belt buckle closure adds the perfect embellishment.
- Mary Poppins Inspired Magic Crochet Bag
The Mary Poppins Inspired Magic Crochet Bag harnesses the magic of T-shirt yarn combined with mesh styling to allow the bag to stretch out to accommodate a smorgasbord of items for those days when you can't get to the car without packing half your house with you.
- Single Skein Market Bag
The double-crochet stitch means that this bag will end up being very roomy and perfect for shopping.
- Chunky Button Bag
This bag is worked in single crochet stitches and the mesh stitch. The buttons are a fun way to add design to your project.
Cute As Can Be Crochet Headband Patterns
You'll love keeping your hair out of your eyes with these crochet headband patterns! You can likely crochet these cute hair accessories while watching your favorite TV show.
- Pretty Little Headband
This is a great design to help use up those scrap pieces of yarn.
- Beginner Crochet Headband Pattern
All you need is one miniature skein of yarn to complete this Beginner Crochet Headband Pattern. Yes, we said miniature skein of yarn! In fact, LESS than one skein of Lion Brand's Bonbons yarn is used to complete this easy crochet headband tutorial.
- Simple Crochet Headband
Once the headband itself is crocheted, finish it off by attaching a cute flower or other embellishment.
- Dread Head
It's light and airy perfect for summer-wear while it can still hold hair back. The flower is a fun embellishment you can add if you choose.
- Sassy Striped Crochet Headband
Multicolored stripes create a fun design and the crocheted bow gives this DIY hair accessory the perfect feminine touch.
Video Guide to Choosing the Right Hook Size
Before you begin, watch our video on picking the right crochet hook for the job below, or you can read our guide to choosing the right hook sizes!
Inside our latest eBook, you will find a wonderful collection of free, easy crochet patterns for beginners to work up: How to Crochet, Volume 1: Free Beginner Crochet Patterns
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