TOP 50 Easy Crochet Patterns for Beginners

Crochet is a form of handicraft where strands of yarn turn into fabric by looping the yarn with a hooked needle. The resulting fabric can be plain or the fabric can have different patterns.

There are many available crochet patterns, most especially on the internet. There are patterns for warm sweaters, cute beanies, and fashionable scarves. There are also patterns for crocheted dolls, called amigurumi. 

If you are interested in learning how to crochet, start your journey with these beginner-friendly patterns. 


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One Hour Crochet Hat for Kids and Adults

One Hour Crochet Hat for Kids and Adults

This beanie is perfect for beginners who want to graduate from simple patterns. This pattern uses bulky yarn in very modern colors. The crochet hook is 8 mm. One skein of yarn is enough to make this beanie. The pattern includes adjustments for different sizes.

Source: Make and Do Crew


Cotton Crochet Free Face Scrubs

Cotton Crochet Free Face Scrubs

Start living a zero-wase life when you make these face scrubs with cotton yarn. One cotton scrub can be finished in less than 15 minutes once you are already familiar with the pattern. This face scrub is also a great way to practice how to increase stitches when crocheting rounds. 

Source: Melanie Ham


Crochet Heart Coasters

Crochet Heart Coasters

These crochet heart coasters are easy to make for beginners. It is also a great way to practice how to crochet two stitches together. The unusual shape of this coaster makes it a great gift for Valentine’s Day. The coasters that will make everyone compliment you in your crocheting expertise.

Source: Hooked on Patterns


Beginner Friendly Crochet Ear Warmers

Beginner Friendly Crochet Ear Warmers

Welcome winter in style with these crochet ear warmers. These ear warmers are easy to make. Use worsted weighted yarn to make the warmers much cozier. Start by crocheting a rectangular headband in the appropriate size. Cinch one point of the headband and sew with a tapestry needle. 

Source: Maria’s Blue Crayon


Easy Slouchy Bag Pattern

Easy Slouchy Bag Pattern

Tow your belongings around town with this easy slouchy bag. It is best to use a thick and sturdy kind of yarn, like t-shirt yarn, when making this bag. The bag has a square base and an interesting chevron pattern on all sides. You can attach a button on the opening to close the bag. 

Source: Share a Pattern


How to Crochet Hygge Mittens

How to Crochet Hygge Mittens

Make the softest, fluffiest pair of mittens with hygge yarn. Hygge yarn is a kind of yarn that is bulky and twisted leaving short fur on the ends to give a textured look. This mitten pattern helps a beginner practice how to crochet on only the front and back loops of a stitch. 

Source: Love Life Yarn


Two Simple Stitch Scarf Pattern

Two Simple Stitch Scarf Pattern

This scarf is best made with the Charmisa Tweed Yarn but any bulky yarn in gauge 5 will do. A combination of two basic crochet stitches makes an interesting pattern on this scarf. The resulting fabric looks like a burst of stars that will keep you warm on a chilly day. 

Source: Rescued Paw Design


Beginner Blanket Crochet Pattern

Beginner Blanket Crochet Pattern

To master a new skill, you have to practice the skill for a long time. Make something new while practicing how to sew a double crochet stitch. This blanket is color-blocked in blue, grey, and white. A beginner can also practice connecting two strands of yarn together in this pattern. 

Source: Rescued Paw Design


Quick Slipper Crochet Pattern

Quick Slipper Crochet Pattern

Stay warm and toasty inside the house this winter season with this quick slipper pattern. This slipper has a very simple pattern which gives you the freedom to experiment with designs you can put on it. Develop your skill in reading crochet patterns with this quick slipper. You can even make a pair for your loved one. 

Source: Share a Pattern


Free Pillow Cover Crochet Pattern -10

Free Pillow Cover Crochet Pattern -10

Keep your house cozy, including all the throw pillows. This pillow cover crochet pattern is a good way to learn a new crochet stitch, the front post double crochet. The resulting fabric is called the alpine stitch. This stitch makes the pillow cover a very interesting piece in your living room.  

Source: Crazy Cool Pattern


Easy Slouchy Bow Hat

Easy Slouchy Bow Hat

This slouchy has is an easy gift to make when you are beating the buzzer. The cute design is made with basic crochet stitches. A beginner can also practice how to make a garter by crocheting two stitches together. The crochet bow is a simple crocheted rectangle cinched in the middle. 

Source: Salty Pearl Crochet


Crochet Cactus

Crochet Cactus

Step into the world of cute and cuddly crochet creations. Start your Amigurumi journey by making this miniature plushy cactus. The cactus and the pot are both crocheted. The cactus is made with green yarn and the pot is made with brown yarn. You can also add cute embellishments like a bow or a top hat. 

Source: Winding Road Crochet


Free Shawl Crochet Pattern

Free Shawl Crochet Pattern

Take something that most people associate with the elderly and make it young and hip. Keep warm during the winter while converting this shawl from matronly to modern. It is best to use cute shades of pink, blue, and purple yarn. The tassels in the two corners of the shawl are made from the same yarn. 

Source: Wilmade


Chunky Bear Beanie Crochet Pattern

Chunky Bear Beanie Crochet Pattern

This cute bear beanie is exclusively for babies. The yarn used for this beanie bulky yarn #6 which adds to the heft of this tiny hat. The bear ears on top of the hat are crocheted on using the same yarn. This pattern includes size adjustments for babies of different stages. 

Source: Christaco Design


Fast and Easy Crochet Cowl Patterns for Beginners -15

Fast and Easy Crochet Cowl Patterns for Beginners -15

A cowl is like a large loose hood. This pattern is great for beginners because the stitches are basic. Experiment with different stitch styles and yarn combinations while practicing technique. The cowls can be closed like an infinity scarf or they can be secured with large, wooden buttons. 

Source: Pattern Center


Free Hot Pad Crochet Pattern

Free Hot Pad Crochet Pattern

Speed up your single crochet stitch game with practice when you make this hot pad. This crochet project will also keep your dining table and countertops safe from the scorch of a hot pot. This project can also help build the awareness needed to correctly count stitches. 

Source: Adventures of a DIY Mom


Sunshine Dish Cloth

Sunshine Dish Cloth

Dishcloths are easy to make and are the ideal crochet projects during the summertime. This dishcloth is made from yellow cotton yarn. In this pattern, a beginner can learn how to sew the herringbone half double crochet pattern. This stitch may sound scary but it is surprisingly easy to make. 

Source: Avery Lane Creations


The Presto Afghan

The Presto Afghan

This crochet afghan is quick and easy to make, so if you only have a couple of hours a day to practice, make this afghan. This afghan uses easy crochet stitches. The tassels add character to the afghan. If you are giving this as a gift, use yarn in the favorite color of the receiver. 

Source: Wool Patterns


Crochet Gold Front Loop Blanket

Crochet Gold Front Loop Blanket

Chevron patterns can look very intimidating at first. But, despite looking like it is very hard to execute, the chevron pattern is simple. All you have to focus on is making sure that you do not skip or add stitches when you are counting. The chevron pattern is more visible if yarns in contrasting colors are used. 

Source: Daisy Farm Crafts


Four-hour Fall Sweater -20

Four-hour Fall Sweater -20

This chunky crocheted sweater will keep you warm. The colors of the sweater are reminiscent of fall. The different shades of brown and green look like autumn leaves. The texture in this sweater is the result of the Lemon Peel stitch. The yarn used in this fabric is bulky number 5. 

Source: Heart Hook Hom


Cardigan Beginner Crochet Pattern

Cardigan Beginner Crochet Pattern

This cardigan crochet pattern can help a beginner learn how to logically deconstruct a project. The main body of the cardigan is made from a rectangular crocheted fabric. The dolman sleeves and the ribbed collar were added later on when the main body of the cardigan was completed.

Source: Make and Do Crew


Backpack Bunny Ears

Backpack Bunny Ears

Learning how to crochet gives a person the ability to create something instead of buying it. Learning to crochet also gives the opportunity to personalize an item. This tutorial teaches a beginner how to add bunny ears and a fluffy bunny tail to an already finished crocheted backpack. 

Source: Design Peak


Bonita Easy Crochet Halter Top

Bonita Easy Crochet Halter Top

Who said that crocheted items are only good for the cold weather? Enjoy the summer heat with this crocheted halter top. The halter top is made with white cotton yarn. The pattern used the 2.3 mm, a pretty small crochet hook. If you have more yarn, you can extend the hem of the top. 

Source: Jenny and Teddy


Crochet Mop Cover

Crochet Mop Cover

Crocheting house cleaning products are a great alternative to buying single-use items. This mop cover can be easily thrown into the wash after use. The pattern used the Crunch Stitch, which has a good texture for washing and scrubbing. The mop cover is secured on either end of the head of a sweeping mop. 

Source: Grace and Yarn


Crochet Cup Cozy

Crochet Cup Cozy

Coffee shops often give cardboard cup holders with their hot drinks. This crochet cup cozy helps you reduce waste while still enjoying your favorite hot drink. The cup cozy uses only one stitch- the single crochet stitch. Use your favorite yarn color when making this cozy to keep it personalized. 

Source: Crochet in the Sun


Free Rose Crochet Pattern

Free Rose Crochet Pattern

Embellish your crochet creations with roses by following this crochet pattern. This rose crochet pattern is made using yarn of any weight in any color. The petals of the rose are made from chains and single crochets. The petals are rolled up while keeping the foundation chain flat. 

Source: Sewrella


Crochet Poncho

Crochet Poncho

Ponchos are a great way to keep warm during the winter. They are easy to wear and easy to style. They can be worn over almost anything. This crochet poncho is easy to make. It only uses a single stitch and a slip stitch to create a mesh-like fabric. This makes the poncho warm yet breathable.

Source: Crazy Cool Crochet


How to Make Easy Crochet Basket

How to Make Easy Crochet Basket

Did you go on a yarn shopping spree when you were inspired to begin crocheting? Make this crochet basket to stow away your yarn stash while making your way through them. This basket is made with clothesline or rope instead of yarn. The crochet hook used is the one in size Q. 

Source: Melanie Ham


How to Crochet a Basic Ball

How to Crochet a Basic Ball

Learning how to crochet a good ball is a necessary skill when starting to make amigurumi. Most amigurumi patterns are based on crochet balls. This tutorial will teach you how to make crochet balls in three sizes; 1.5 inches, 3 inches, and 4.5 inches. It is also a good way to practice increasing stitches in rounds. 

Source: Knot Bad


Easy Gift Bag Crochet Pattern -30

Easy Gift Bag Crochet Pattern -30

Create this handbag as a gift to a friend, a family member, or to yourself. The bag pattern is very easy to follow. You can personalize the bag further by using yarn in the receivers’ favorite color. You can also use different color combinations. The pattern includes adjustments for three different bag sizes.

Source: Share a Pattern


Cute Sunglasses Pouch Crochet Pattern

Cute Sunglasses Pouch Crochet Pattern

Keep your sunglasses from scratches from your keys, pens, and crochet hooks with this pouch. The crochet pattern is easy to follow. Cotton yarn keeps the pouch cozy for the sunglasses. The body of the pouch is roomy enough not to squish the sunglasses but the band in the opening keeps it securely kept. 

Source: Joy of Motion Crochet


Easy Crochet Crop Top

Easy Crochet Crop Top

Summer is up, so soak up the sun with this crochet crop top. This crop top has a nice sweetheart neckline that is the result of cinching the front of the top down the middle. The crop top has wide straps that securely holds the top in place. 

Source: For the Frills


Crochet Ballet Slippers for Adults

Crochet Ballet Slippers for Adults

These ballet slippers are so comfortable to use around the house that you will want to use them out of the house, too. The slippers cover the toes and most of the feet. They have straps that hold the front of the slippers up and provide an interesting design. 

Source: Daily Crochet


Morning Hustle Free Crochet Pattern

Morning Hustle Free Crochet Pattern

Get your morning hustle on with this free crochet pattern. This crochet coffee cup holder is reusable and sturdy. It keeps warm drinks from getting cold and protects your hands from the chill of holding a cold cup. The yarn used in this pattern is heavy and bulky. 

Source: Share a Pattern


Crochet Coffee Mug Cozy

Crochet Coffee Mug Cozy

Keep your drinks warm and your hands safe from scalding with this coffee mug cozy pattern. The coffee mug cozy snugly wraps around most mugs of average size. The cozy is secured on the mug with a strap that goes over the handle of the mug and onto a big button. 

Source: My Mommy World


Crochet Vest Free Pattern

Crochet Vest Free Pattern

This crochet vest is easy to make. The final fabric looks intricate and complicated but the pattern is very straightforward. The vest can be worn when going to the beach or when strolling on a cool summer night. It is also a great layering item during the colder months of the year. 

Source: Crochetaholic


Lightweight Summer Crochet Top

Lightweight Summer Crochet Top

Most people think that the only available kind of yarn is the thick, weighted kind. However, there are also yarns that are thin and lightweight best used for summer clothing. This summer crochet top is made with a thin yarn with a good drape over the body. 

Source: Make and Do Crew


Crochet Bowl Cozy

Bowl often hold warm soups, stocks, and dishes. Keep the food warmer longer and your hands safe from getting burnt with these bowl cozies. There are two kinds of patterns in this tutorial, one for a shallow, wide bowl and another for a taller bowl. The pattern uses worsted, acrylic yarn. 

Source: Winding Road Crochet


Quick and Easy Crochet Earrings

Quick and Easy Crochet Earrings

Recycle old earring hooks and turn them into a new pair of earrings with this crochet craft. There are two different patterns in this tutorial. Each pattern uses a different color combination. One pattern used yarn in pastel colors. The other crochet pattern used yarn in brighter colors. 

Source: Desert Blossom Crafts


Easy Crochet Dinosaur Backpack – 40

Easy Crochet Dinosaur Backpack - 40

Dinosaurs are always a popular theme for kids. Make this dinosaur backpack as a gift for a child’s birthday or for Christmas. The body of the backpack is a rectangular crocheted fabric. The spikes of the dinosaur are individually made and sewn on the main body of the bag. 

Source: A Crafty Concept


Vincent Cloak Crochet Pattern

Vincent Cloak Crochet Pattern

Wearing a cloak during the cold season is like walking around wrapped in a blanket. Make yourself a cloak by following this crochet pattern. The cloak primarily uses the double crochet stitch. Play around with colors and patterns to make a unique cloak. The pattern includes adjustments for different cloak sizes. 

Source: Knot Bad


Free Pattern Crochet Animal Headbands

Free Shawl Crochet Pattern

Turn into a cute and cuddly real-life stuffed animal with these animal headbands. The main bands are made from crocheting a long rectangle. The ears are separately made and then sewn on the headband.  Crochet the ears of different animals like a fox and a bear. The reindeer ears come with small antlers. 

Source: Crochetaholic


Crochet Pokemon Balls

Crochet Pokemon Balls

Got to catch all the crochet patterns! Start with this Pokemon ball to go with all your Pokemon creations. This pattern is also a great way to practice crocheting balls for amigurumi. The pattern uses worsted yarn in the colors red, white, and black. The insides of the ball are stuffed with Fiberfill. 

Source: Knot Bad


Free Crochet Pattern Soap Scrub

Free Crochet Pattern Soap Scrub

Save yourself some soap, and some cash, with this soap scrub pattern. The soap scrub uses yarn in two colors, beige and gray. The crocheted body of the soap scrub is a mesh fabric. The texture of the yarn and the crochet stitches that made u the soap scrub help in exfoliation. These also help in keeping the soap from dripping away. 

Source: Hooked on Patterns


Free Snowflake Crochet Pattern

Free Snowflake Crochet Pattern

Make snowflakes that will last longer than a few minutes with these crocheted snowflakes.  The crocheted snowflakes use white crochet cotton thread. The finished crocheted snowflakes measure about one inch. These snowflakes can be used as decorations for Christmas. These can also be used as appliques for different clothing, bags, or crafts.

Source: Golden Lucy Craft


Mini Pumpkin Crochet Pattern

Mini Pumpkin Crochet Pattern

Start making your decorations for Halloween with these crocheted mini pumpkins. These pumpkins are made from medium-weighted yarn. The pattern can also be used for heavier yarn but the hook size should be adjusted. Use the pumpkins as place card holders for a dinner party. The pumpkins can be attached to a piece of string and used as a garland. 

Source: Handy Little Me


Beginner Crochet Leg Warmers

Beginner Friendly Crochet Ear Warmers

Give these leg warmers as a gift for your dancer friend or make a pair for yourself. The yarn used in this leg warmer pattern is in a colorway of different shades. You can use a different kind of worsted yarn altogether, but expect a difference in the quality of the output. 

Source: BHooked


Free Messy Bun Crochet Hat Pattern -48

Free Messy Bun Crochet Hat Pattern -48

Tying your hair up into a bun can be a problem if the weather outside is too cold. Give yourself the freedom to wear a messy top bun no matter the weather with this beanie pattern. What makes this beanie different is its top.  The top of the beanie where you usually find a pom-pom is open.  

Source: Who’s Home Made


Newborn Diaper Cover Crochet Pattern

Newborn Diaper Cover Crochet Pattern

Babies also need to have something to cover their nappies. Make this diaper cover for your baby or for the newborn baby of someone you care about. This pattern uses any kind of worsted weighted yarn in the color of your choice. This pattern also comes with a matching pattern for booties and a beanie. 

Source: Sewrella


Crochet Eye Mask Free Pattern

Crochet Eye Mask Free Pattern

Get a more comfortable eight hours of sleep using these eye masks. Crocheting your own eye masks gives you the opportunity to personalize the eye masks. Make a unicorn-themed eye mask or an eye mask that looks like a pair of aviator glasses. You can even make an eye mask like Holly Golightly’s. 

Source: All Crochet Pattern


There are may easy crochet patterns out there that are great for beginners. Take the plunge and create cool crochet crafts for yourself or your loved ones.

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