Free Beginner Crochet Patterns

Free beginner crochet patterns are great for those learning to crochet as well as crafters looking for a simple project. These easy crochet patterns for beginners will help you to create your project step by step, with a free written crochet pattern. You can learn more about crochet skill levels here.

How to Crochet a Beginner Pattern?

A beginner skill level crochet pattern may include:

What can beginners crochet?

There’s so many free beginner crochet patterns out there, the list is endless! I recommend beginners start by following simple designs which use the basic crochet stitches. Beginner crochet projects usually involve little to no sewing or colour changes. My free crochet patterns for beginners are listed below, I hope you find one you love! You may also enjoy my easy crochet patterns which are a little more difficult.


Beginner – Free Patterns

Reusable water balloons crocheted out of super bulky blanket yarn. 4 mixed colour water balloons.

5 Minute Water Balloons – Free Crochet Pattern

The hottest day on record seems like the perfect time to release my new 5 minute water balloons free crochet pattern! These small crochet water balloons are a quick and easy project, ideal for making a fast batch before the kids get home from school. The beginner friendly crochet…

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Text reading basic crochet stitches and image of a yellow crochet project

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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Free Reversible Caterpillar Crochet Pattern - Flippy Friends

Free Reversible Caterpillar Crochet Pattern – Flippy Friends

The free reversible caterpillar crochet pattern works up really quickly with scrap yarn. Believe it or not, there’s very minimal sewing too! The crochet caterpillar plush is a little different from the other Flippy Friends. His body pops to create fun different colours and makes a fun, interactive fidget…

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Free Reversible Octopus Crochet Pattern - Flippy Friends

Free Reversible Octopus Crochet Pattern – Flippy Friends

This free reversible octopus crochet pattern is the easiest of the Flippy Friends collection, its ideal for beginners. The kids plushie could pass as an octopus or a jellyfish, either way the amigurumi sea creature is a cute interactive toy with a little extra fun than your usual stuffed…

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Flippy Friends - Free reversible animal crochet patterns

Flippy Friends – Free Reversible Animal Crochet Patterns

Welcome to the home of the Flippy Friends, here you will find the ever growing list of free reversible animal crochet patterns all in one place! Choose from a collection of reversible sea creatures, bugs, fantasy animals and cute pets. Check back soon for new characters. New Reversible Animal…

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Free daisy applique crochet pattern

Crochet Daisy Applique Pattern – Free

If your looking for a scrap yarn project this Spring you might just love this free crochet daisy applique pattern! The small crochet appliques work up in minutes and look great sewn onto most crochet projects such as baby blankets and hats to give them a pretty, flower theme.…

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Free sunflower applique crochet pattern

Free Sunflower Applique Crochet Pattern

Summer is on its way, and it got me inspired to create a free sunflower applique crochet pattern. This easy crochet sunflower pattern is beginner friendly and the small Summer flower is quick and easy to make. These small crochet sunflower appliqués are perfect to get you in the…

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Cuddly Kids Bath Robe

Cuddly Kids Bath Robe

This hooded kids bathrobe is crochet pattern is available for children aged 3 to 9 years old. Made with super chunky blanket yarn, its squishy, soft and utterly adorable! The cuddly dressing gown is made in one piece with no sewing, you’ll be surprised at how quickly it works…

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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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Free rose applique crochet pattern

Free Rose Applique Crochet Pattern

My newest design in my easy crochet applique collection is the free rose applique crochet pattern. I’m a little obsessed with these 3D crochet roses lately so I thought I’d share them with you. You can sew them onto any of your projects to make them look instantly pretty!…

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Free No Drama Men's Beanie Crochet Pattern

Free No Drama Men’s Beanie Crochet Pattern

Thanks for checking out my No drama men’s beanie crochet pattern. Finally my husband asked me to make him a beanie! Of course being a designer I had all sorts of stitches and ideas running through my head. I was quickly stopped in my tracks when he kindly asked…

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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 Umbrella Applique Crochet Pattern

Free Umbrella Applique Crochet Pattern

Thanks for checking out my umbrella appliqué crochet pattern. I’m currently working on a granny square blanket for my daughters. I plan to fill each square with a different appliqué until I have a big blanket full of the things they love most! This rainbow appliqué is part of…

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Free Rainbow Appliqué Crochet Pattern

Free Rainbow Appliqué Crochet Pattern

Thanks for checking out my rainbow appliqué crochet pattern. I’m currently working on a granny square blanket for my daughters. I plan to fill each square with a different appliqué until I have a big blanket full of the things they love most! This rainbow appliqué is part of…

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Free Rain Cloud Applique Crochet Pattern

Free Rain Cloud Applique Crochet Pattern

Thanks for checking out my rain cloud appliqué crochet pattern. I’m currently working on a granny square blanket for my daughters. I plan to fill each square with a different appliqué until I have a big blanket full of the things they love most! This rain cloud appliqué is…

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Free Sun Applique Crochet Pattern

Free Sun Applique Crochet Pattern

Thanks for checking out my sun appliqué crochet pattern. I’m currently working on a granny square blanket for my daughters. I plan to fill each square with a different appliqué until I have a big blanket full of the things they love most! This sun appliqué is part of…

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Free Sun Showers Weather Applique Crochet Patterns

Free Sun Showers Weather Applique Crochet Patterns

Thanks for checking out my sun showers weather appliqué crochet pattern bundle. As you may know I have spent the last few weeks designing and crocheting appliqués for a granny square blanket for my daughter. These patterns will all be gradually released over the next few weeks so check…

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Free Baby Doll Hat & Mittens Crochet Pattern

Free Baby Doll Hat & Mittens Crochet Pattern

Thanks for checking out my baby doll hat & mittens crochet pattern. To begin my youngest daughter just loves baby dolls! She spends hours looking after them and was absolutely delighted when she woke up and found her favourite doll in her new hat and mittens. Of course I…

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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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Free Christmas Wine Cosy Crochet Pattern

Free Christmas Wine Cosy Crochet Pattern

Thanks for checking out my Christmas wine cosy crochet pattern. So, I decided to add a personal touch to my gifts this year by adding a homemade wine bottle cover. Basically, it seemed a lot more thoughtful than a basic cardboard gift bag. Equally important it can be reused…

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Free Little Balloons Crochet Pattern

Free Little Balloons Crochet Pattern

Thanks for checking out my little balloons crochet pattern. My children are always hosting birthday party’s for their mini dolls. My daughter was desperate for some ‘party’ toys to add to her play sets. With this in mind I made a crochet bouncy castle and of course little balloons.…

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Free Tiny Gift Box Crochet Pattern

Free Tiny Gift Box Crochet Pattern

Thanks for checking out my gift box crochet pattern. This little gift box is about the size of a ring box. I made the gift box as part of my Christmas doll house collection. By adding a little toy stuffing and sewing on the lid it could be used…

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Free Doll Pocket Shawl Crochet Pattern

Free Doll Pocket Shawl Crochet Pattern

Thanks for checking out my doll pocket shawl crochet pattern. To begin, anyone who is part of a crochet community will probably have heard of the huge pocket shawl trend that’s been going on lately. With this in mind I came to the conclusion that a fashion doll simply…

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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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