44 Small Crochet Projects
These quick crochet projects are also small and easy. Plus, use up your yarn stash!
If you're short on time, yarn, or patience, you're going to love this page of 44 Small Crochet Projects! These cool crochet ideas include awesome little crochet patterns that are quick and easy, and perfect for busting your stash.
From accessories to amigurumi animals to lap afghans that won't take more than a few hours, you're sure to find a practical project that won't take much effort or yarn.
Every single project in this list can be made in only a few hours or less, with leftover yarn, quickly, and easily. But, to make things a little simpler, we've divided them up even more specifically.
Many of these small crochet patterns can be completed in under an hour because they are so little and simple to work up, as well as unique, which is why this is a handy list for everyone, no matter your skill level or taste.
Get excited about the creative choices we've compiled in the sections below. We promise, there's something for every crocheter to make and keep in your own home or give as a last-minute gift for loved ones, teachers, or other people in your life.
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Small Crochet Projects for Leftover Yarn
All crocheters have scraps of leftover yarn, but what can you crochet with it? These small patterns are perfect for busting that stash because they look great in multiple colors but are still easy enough to work up. Most of these would work in solid colors as well, if you have one type that you want to use. Keep scrolling, too, because there are many more scrapbusters on this page you'll love.
Crocheting with scrap yarn is eco-friendly and budget-friendly, plus it frees up space for more crafting supplies.
Find more projects to make by downloading our free eBook >>Scrap Yarn Crochet Patterns: 11 Free Stash Busters eBook
1 Hour Crochet Projects (or Less!)
You know crochet is fast when we say it takes under an hour! Many of the small crochet projects in this collection are fast enough to make in an hour (or less) but these quick crochet projects below are sure bets! You don't need to spend all day, night, or weekend on a project for it to be satisfying!
Mini Crochet Projects
Eensy-weensy, teeny-tiny crochet is awaiting your hook. Fast crochet projects aren't always little, but these are! And, honestly, you won't be able to resist working up at least one of these. Little accessories like this make wonderful gifts and stocking stuffers. Sure to brighten anyone's day, these mini projects are must-makes.
Small Crochet Animals
We're not done with the little ones! These tiny crochet animal projects will make anyone's heart melt. It's difficult to find someone who doesn't fall in love with applique and amigurumi animal crochet patterns but the teeny tiny ones are even more irresistible! Get ready to audibly "awww" when you see these adorable animal crochet patterns below.
Want more minis? The little amigurumi patterns in this collection are all 5 inches tall or shorter. Many of them range from 2-5 inches in size.
Find it here >>61 Mini Crochet Animals [Free Patterns]
Quick Crochet Lapghan Patterns
One of the best long-term crochet projects are afghans and throws. However, they can be small and fast, too! We didn't want to finish up this page without including small crochet afghans because they do exist! Whether they are super small and intended for newborns or dolls or simply smaller scale blankets for wheelchairs or to drape over your lap while on the couch, they may be small and yet are so incredibly useful!
Make your loved ones a crochet afghan that's perfect for them. It's such a thoughtful handmade gift that they'll treasure.
Find more like the above in this collection >>12 Crochet Wheelchair Lapghans
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