Crochet With Chunky Yarn

All of these free patterns can be used to crochet with chunky yarn. Chunky yarn is also known as bulky or weight 5 yarn. Bulky yarn is quite thick, making it great for creating warm winter crochet projects. It works up quicker than lighter yarns too. The recommended crochet hook for this yarn is usually a 6mm – 7mm. You can learn more about yarn weights here.


Free patterns to crochet with chunky yarn

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Special Crochet Stitches

After you have learned the 4 basic stitches, there are some special crochet stitches you can learn too. These crochet stitches are more suitable for intermediate crocheters and they can create more texture and interesting designs. Learning the special crochet stitches Once you have learned all the basic stitches,…

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Basic Crochet Stitches

There are 4 basic crochet stitches you will need to learn to be able to master the art of crochet. The stitches are single crochet, half double crochet, double crochet and treble crochet. Most crochet patterns use these 4 basic stitches and this handy guide will give you a…

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Reverse single crochet stitch tutorial

Reverse Single Crochet Stitch Tutorial

The reverse single crochet stitch is just what you might expect it to be. Instead of crocheting from right to left, you simply crochet in the opposite direction, from right to left. The reverse single crochet is sometimes known as the crab stitch and creates a lovely twirl effect…

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Moss Stitch Crochet Tutorial

Moss Stitch Crochet Tutorial

The moss stitch is also known as the granite or linen stitch. It’s a very easy 1 row Repeat with double sided texture. Moss stitch description The Moss stitch is reversible and looks identical on both sides. It has tiny gaps but creates a neat and interesting texture. How…

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Elizabeth Stitch Crochet Tutorial

Elizabeth Stitch Crochet Tutorial

The crochet stitch gives the most amazing texture! It’s a 1 row repeat made using the mini bean stitch. It sounds quite intimidating but it really is easy enough when you get the hang of the new stitch. Elizabeth stitch tutorial The Elizabeth stitch is also known as the…

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Suzette Stitch Crochet Tutorial

Suzette Stitch Crochet Tutorial

The Suzette stitch is a very easy 1 row repeat made with the single and double crochet stitches. It’s reversible, fast and easy and gives a lovely texture. Suzette stitch description The Suzette stitch is reversible and looks identical on both sides making it ideal for scarves and blankets.…

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Brick Stitch Crochet Tutorial

Brick Stitch Crochet Tutorial

The brick stitch is such a fun, eye catching crochet stitch. This stitch has it all, texture, popping colour combos and it’s reversible. Brick stitch tutorial The brick stitch is reversible and looks identical on both sides. You can get creative and use as many colours as you like…

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Cupcake Stitch Crochet Tutorial

Cupcake Stitch Crochet Tutorial

The cupcake stitch makes a fun, lacey fabric made up of little cupcakes. It’s great for lot’s of projects especially those with a shabby chic or children’s theme. Cupcake stitch tutorial The cupcake stitch makes a double sided lacey fabric. It’s colourful and quirky and great for a variety…

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Strawberry Stitch Crochet Tutorial

Strawberry Stitch Crochet Tutorial

The Strawberry stitch is a bursting with texture and is a fun crochet stitch to learn. The intermediate to advanced stitch is a 4 row repeat and gives a beautiful single sided design. Strawberry stitch tutorial The strawberry stitch makes a very think, solid fabric. It has a fun…

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Popcorn Stitch Crochet Tutorial

Popcorn Stitch Crochet Tutorial

The popcorn stitch is the biggest I’ve seen out of all the bubble shaped stitches. It’s single sided but the ‘bubbles’ do pop out in the opposite side with a little push. Popcorn stitch tutorial The popcorn stitch can be used for so many projects and is used for…

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Free Diamond Stitch Cushion Crochet Pattern

Free Diamond Stitch Cushion Crochet Pattern

Thanks for checking out my Diamond stitch cushion crochet pattern. I bought some lovely silver yarn to make something for myself, somehow it ended up being something for our home, ha! I cant be the only one who struggles to treat myself? I did really need some new cushions,…

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Bobble Stitch Crochet Tutorial

Bobble Stitch Crochet Tutorial

The bobble stitch creates a 3D texture, just like little bubbles! Even though its single sided, the reverse has a very interesting design too. Bobble stitch tutorial The bobble stitch makes a single sided 3D fabric. As the name suggests, the stitch looks like little bobbles. Even though it…

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Puff Stitch Crochet Tutorial

Puff Stitch Crochet Tutorial

The puff stitch makes a double sided texture making it great for blankets and other reversable projects. Puff stitch tutorial The puff stitch makes a double sided fabric. The puffs are longer and flatter than the bobble or popcorn stitch. They also align slightly to the side creating an…

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Moroccan Tiles Crochet Stitch Tutorial

Moroccan Tiles Crochet Stitch Tutorial

The Moroccan tiles crochet stitch is great for making colours pop! The stitch creates a colourful, textured deign. Its double sided too making it perfect for blankets and throws. Moroccan tiles stitch tutorial The Moroccan tiles stitch makes a double sided fabric. It can be used for a variety…

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Net stitch crochet tutorial

Net Stitch Crochet Tutorial

The net stitch tutorial is suitable for beginners and experts alike. Made from double crochets and chains it creates a lovely net like fabric with little holes. The stitch is suitable for pretty much any of your crochet projects to add some easy and interesting texture. Net stitch description…

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Free Minnie’s Turtleneck Dog Sweater Crochet Pattern

Free Minnie’s Turtleneck Dog Sweater Crochet Pattern

Thanks for checking out ‘Minnie’s turtleneck dog sweater crochet pattern’. To begin, I’m always crocheting for my children but felt a sudden pang of guilt when I realised I was leaving out my fur baby, Minnie. With this in mind I started designing a cute turtleneck dog sweater for…

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Quadruple Treble Crochet Stitch Tutorial

Quadruple Treble Crochet Stitch Tutorial

If you ever need a very long stitch the quadruple treble crochet stitch is what you need. It’s made in the same way as the treble crochet, but it’s much taller. Quadruple treble stitch description The quadruple treble stitch is a very tall variation of the treble crochet. So…

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Free Geo Chunky Basket Crochet Pattern

Free Geo Chunky Basket Crochet Pattern

Thanks for checking out my geo chunky basket crochet pattern. To begin I need to admit that I need a little more organisation in my life! I don’t like putting away my hooks and pins etc away half way through a WIP as I like them on hand and…

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Shell Stitch Crochet Tutorial

Shell Stitch Crochet Tutorial

The crochet shell stitch is great fun and it’s so addictive! As you can see, it looks great in a single or multiple colours. Shell stitch description The shell stitch is reversible and looks identical on both sides. It’s a solid stitch with small gaps. The shell stitch looks…

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Free & Easy Kids Hat Crochet Pattern

Free & Easy Kids Hat Crochet Pattern

Thanks for checking out my easy kids hat crochet pattern. With the weather getting colder my children needed new winter hats. Well it was a perfect excuse to get my hook out and start crocheting. These hats are so warm and cosy, my daughters love them. They have barely…

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Waffle Stitch Crochet Tutorial

Waffle Stitch Crochet Tutorial

The waffle stitch stitch is one of my all time favourites! Even though it looks textured and complex, it’s actually a pretty easy stitch to master. In fact, the simple 2 row repeat only uses the double crochet stitch. Waffle stitch description The waffle stitch is a solid crochet…

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Alpine Stitch Crochet Tutorial

Alpine Stitch Crochet Tutorial

The alpine crochet stitch is a 4 row repeat and gives the most amazing texture! Even though its intermediate skill level, after you’ve mastered the first few rows you should find it pretty easy. Personally, I find the alpine stitch interesting enough not to get board, while being not…

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Lemon Peel Crochet Stitch Tutorial

Lemon Peel Crochet Stitch Tutorial

The lemon peel stitch tutorial is an easy one and the stitch is a very simple 1 row repeat and gives a lovely texture, just like the peel of a lemon. Lemon peel stitch description The lemon peel stitch is a solid crochet stitch with no gaps making it…

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Diamond Stitch Crochet Tutorial

Diamond Stitch Crochet Tutorial

I absolutely love to crochet the diamond stitch! It looks so modern and on trend and can be used for so many things. If you have not tried it before I recommend you give it a go. It’s a little tricky to begin with but after you get the…

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