Are you a newbie? Never fear! Our list of the best free crochet patterns for beginners is here to save the day.
Free crochet patterns for beginners
As a beginner, you're probably looking for the best and easiest patterns that will guide you from foundation chain to weaving in the ends with no pain or stress. (Don't worry if you don't know what that means, you're about to learn!)
Crochet patterns for the home
It's always nicer to snuggle up with some handmade blankets, toys, and homeware in the winter, so we picked out some of our favourites.
This mug cosy crochet pattern is super simple and perfect for absolute beginners. This snug features a button side fasten and a cute "love" design stitched over the snug once it is finished. Get the pattern on our site here.
This super simple snuggly blanket uses 600 yards worsted weight yarn like Patons Wool Aran, which is perfect for blankets. Get the free pattern on the Rescued Paw Designs blog!
This adorable bear by 5 Little Monsters is a free pattern that also includes minor variations to make a boxy fox or a boxy owl too! We love the idea of using Debbie Bliss Cashmerino Aran in Bark - it's machine washable and super soft! Get the pattern here.
This bright and bold pattern can be adapted to almost any weight or fibre of yarn - why not use Cascade 220 Superwash for a huge range of rainbow shades? This tutorial includes written pattern, photo and video tutorials. Check it out here!
Crochet patterns to wear
Feel like starting off with a smaller project? These wintry accessories have you covered - literally.
This textured cowl looks impressive but it super simple to make, using the same stitch pattern across the whole piece. Make it for yourself or for a loved one this season, get the pattern here!
The only thing better than a crochet patterns for beginners is a free one skein pattern, and this is it! Using the gorgeous Noro multicoloured yarn, you can create an impressive cowl with one skein and not many crochet skills. Get the pattern here.
This super chunky pom pom hat crochet pattern is perfect for newbies - there are only seven rounds to this hat! It's a great opportunity to learn crocheting in the round and you'll love it for last minute gifts. Make it in Erika Knight Maxi Wool for a luxurious hat: you can get the pattern here.
These simple mitts will have you feeling snuggly in no time. They are infinitely customisable - all you have to do is change the colours of yarn you're using for a totally different look. Get the free pattern here.