Crochet Projects — Easy Patterns for Beginners

Posted by on Jan 24, 2019

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Recently learned how to crochet but don't have a good project to follow your passion? Here's a quick list of easy crochet patterns for beginners.

If there are more you recommend, be sure to drop them in the comments!

easy crochet pattern book bag
Book Bag

Beginners who have mastered the granny square can finally put their new-found crochet skills to use and make an adorable crochet book bag. Perfect for grocery shopping, going to school or just carrying around your daily items, this easy crochet project is extremely versatile and makes a great gift.

Get this easy crochet book bag pattern at FaveCrafts
easy crochet pattern headband

Add some flair to any boring hairdo with this breathable crochet headband. This straight-forward crochet pattern is great for beginners as it utilizes only basic stitches. Keep your hair pulled back for summer or cozy up your ears for winter  this crochet headband is great for any season.

Find this crochet headband project at Crochet Uncut.
easy crochet pattern socks/booties
Crochet Socks/Booties

Never buy long socks to go with your boots again! These crochet socks are extra cozy and look great under your favorite pair of tall boots. Fold the tops down and turn them into super-cute booties to wear around the house or over a pair of leggings. This easy crochet pattern can even be turned into a great pair of crochet mary jane shoes!

Get this easy crochet project at Craftster.
easy crochet pattern belt
Crochet Belt
Belts make a great accessory for a variety of outfits. Whip one up in a matter of hours in any color or width you'd like. Buy a new belt buckle, or reuse an old one from a belt you no longer wear. This easy crochet project is also great for those on a strict budget and can easily be made for under $5!

Head over to Handmade by Anne Potter to snag this free crochet pattern.
easy crochet pattern iPod cozy
iPod Cozy

Protect your favorite electronics with this super-easy crochet project. This cozy is made for iPods or iPhones, but can be altered to fit any electronic of your choice. Made up of only simple crochet stitches, this easy crochet pattern is great for beginners.

Get the easy iPod Cozy crochet project from Tampa Bay Crochet.


Easy crochet wrist warmers
Crochet Wrist Warmers

Pick one color or three—these crochet wrist warmers are not only easy to make, they're easy on the eyes. The ch-5 holes add a bit of stretch and a thumb hole if you find them slipping. 

Pop over to Lulu Loves to get the free pattern and color combo ideas.
easy crochet pattern skater beanie
Skater Beanie

Give the skater in your life some style with this skater beanie pattern. Made up of simple stitches worked around a magic circle, this pattern is great for beginners who want to learn a little more. 

Download the skater beanie pattern at Azzy's Crochet.
easy crochet pattern amigurumi whale
Amigurumi Whale

Not all amigurumi patterns are reserved for the advanced crafter. This easy crochet project shows the beginning crocheter how to make amigurumi projects with easy, beginner stitches and no seam closing required. 

Get this free crochet amigurumi pattern from PlanetJune.
easy crochet pattern beach tote
Crochet Beach Tote

Get ready for summer with this convenient crochet beach tote. Perfect for the beach or pool, this tote is made up of large mesh squares that allow damp towels and swimsuits to breathe.

Download this easy crochet pattern from Micah Makes.

Easy crochet slouch hat
Crochet Slouch Hat

Looking for something a little cozier than a skater beanie? Try your hand at one of these slouchy hats by Cre8tion Crochet, who was kind enough to do a helpful video tutorial as well as a step-by-step with pictures. Within a couple of hours, you'll be the proud owner of a super soft handmade slouch hat.

Check out Cr8tion Crochet for the crochet tutorials and helpful hints.

Image credit (from top): These Are a Few of My Favorite Things, Fave Crafts, Crochet Uncut, Craftster, Karens Variety, Tampa Bay Crochet, Lulu Loves, Azzy's Crochet, PlanetJune, Micah Makes, Cre8tion Crochet.


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