24 Crochet Picnic Baskets and Cute Picnic Ideas
Make your own crochet picnic blanket, basket, games, and other essentials for a summer outing.
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When planning a picnic, you can get as creative as you'd like. Turn your relaxing picnic into a fun family outing or a romantic date for the two of you. These picnic-themed crochet ideas should get you started on a few necessities, but you can bring so much more! Crochet patterns are the perfect way to plan for your summer activities.
In this collection, 24 Crochet Picnic Baskets and Cute Picnic Ideas, we've provided you with things to bring on a picnic as well as a few other options because you wouldn't want to forget any of the fun stuff. Before heading out to your favorite spot let's start planning a picnic!
Have you been planning a picnic all winter long just waiting for the warm weather to arrive? Well, when it's finally warm out, we have some super cute picnic ideas for you to try out. Going on a picnic can not only be romantic between two people, but it can also be a fun family outing.
Did you know there are picnic games you can play with crochet patterns? We have some of the most unique designs for planning a picnic; I can't wait to go on one, myself!
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Crochet Picnic Baskets & Bags
Aside from your food and drink essentials, you'll need a few other items to make your picnic time a joyous event. First off, a basket or bag to carry everything! These crochet basket patterns are perfect for picnics!
- Crochet Picnic Basket
Everyone loves going on a picnic, right? Now you can work up your own crochet basket that's perfect for toting anything you want for the day.
- American Striped Crochet Bag
This patriotic basket is large enough to fit everything you need for a picnic but small enough that you don't feel weighed down.
- Cotton Stripes Tote Bag
This cute bag is an easy crochet pattern you can work up in little time. It's ideal for a picnic in the park or on the beach as it will hold all you need.
- Essential Project Tote
When you're not using this for your crafting or yarn supplies, use this as a sturdy and attractive picnic bag. It's picture perfect!
- Sturdiest EVER Crochet Market Bag
You can pack almost anything in this crochet bag. Put together a 4th of July picnic, take your sturdy bag to the beach, or even to the farmer's market.
- All-Purpose Striped Basket
The colored stripes are a nice design element that can be customized to suit your own personal color preferences. Fabric lining helps it stand up on its own.
Crochet Picnic Blankets
Find the perfect free crochet picnic blanket pattern here! No need to sit in the grass when you have a picnic blanket that will keep you clean and dry. You can even use some of these as wraps when it's chilly at night and you're still out.
- Crochet Gingham Picnic Blanket Afghan
This crochet gingham picnic blanket afghan is made using durable cotton yarn and is perfect for outdoor summer play at the park, beach, or anywhere you love to adventure!
- Post Double Stitch Crochet Spring Blanket
Made with soft worsted weight yarn and a 3-color yarn pattern, this crochet blanket is sure to bring a joyful summertime atmosphere to any picnic.
- Tic Tac Toe Blanket
This crochet afghan pattern is not only great to sit on during your picnic, but you can also make a fun game out of it. Your game pieces can be whatever you have around.
- Granny Square Picnic Blanket
You make this pattern by working in squares, which makes it a fun project to take with you on the go. When it's finished, you'll want to bring it to every picnic.
- Pretty Picnic Crochet Throw
You'll love having a romantic picnic with your significant other or a family picnic with this crochet throw pattern. It's super soft and the colors are sure to brighten your day.
- A Checkers Game Afghan
If you know how to crochet a blanket already, then this should be your next project. When planning a picnic you want to make it fun, so this checkers blanket is just the thing.
Crochet Games for Picnics
Every outing is much more fun when games are involved. Whether you're at a party or having a simple picnic, games will surely bring out the best in everyone. Any of these game crochet patterns will certainly make the day more exciting.
- Penguin Bowling Pins
This isn't the typical thing you would bring with on a picnic, but if you're going with small children who get bored easily, then this game is sure to keep them occupied and smiling.
- Tic Tac Toe Game Travel Bag with Magnets
This tic tac toe game is ideal for kids and when being on the road. The magnets prevent the game pieces from being moved and getting lost while playing.
- Beginner Crochet Baby Ball Pattern
Use these awesome crochet balls as hacky sacks, to throw around, or even juggle. The options for fun with these are endless. Plus they are easy to transport.
- Indoor Crochet Snowballs
The best part about these? Snowball fights all year long! Just build up your fort, and get to tossing. These crochet snowballs would also be fun to use with your younger kids to play catch with.
- Mini Roll Up Checker Board
If you want something a little smaller and have the desire to play picnic games while eating, then this mini roll-up board will work out well for you.
- Crocheted Football
The picnic ideas we have are just suggestions, but how can you not bring a football with you? The soft plushness of this design is great so the kids can play, too.
This collection of 14+ Crochet Games Patterns includes lots of unique designs for all types of games that are fun for everyone. Find it here: 14+ Crochet Games Patterns
Picnic Accessories to Crochet
While planning a picnic you have to be sure you have all the essentials. Of course, we've already gone through that, so here are a few fun ones you might not have thought of. These accessories would be helpful to bring along to any summer outing.
- Striped Summer Coasters
If you want to get really fancy on your picnic, then bring these crocheted coasters along. Perhaps you don't want your magazines to keep your drink steady; use these coasters instead.
- Hand Sanitizer Cozy
You might not be near a water fountain or sink, so you'll have to whip out the sanitizer to wipe off those sticky fingers from all the watermelon and peanut butter and jelly sandwiches.
- Wine Carrying Crochet Pattern
If you're going on a romantic picnic without the kids then it's a no-brainer to bring a bottle of wine. This cozy will keep the wine cool, too.
- Fruit Cozy
I like this crochet pattern because it can keep your fruit from bruising while sitting in the bag with all the other food and drink items.
- Checkered Chair Pad
Not a person who likes sitting on the ground? These chair pads can easily be placed on the ground for you to sit on. Your picnic experience might be a little more delightful if your behind is cushioned.
- Summer Picnic Crochet Plate Mat
The summer picnic plate mat is an easy and elegant crochet piece that you can decorate your space with. This pattern combines crochet with macrame and the result is pretty.
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