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Start Crocheting With Confidence! 10 Simple Kits for Beginners

Crochet kits are great for beginners because they provide you with everything that you need to complete a crochet project. You don't need to worry that you picked the wrong kind of yarn or didn't buy enough of it — the right kind and perfect amount is provided for you in the kit!

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Crochet Kits for Beginners

Not all crochet kits are ideal for beginners, of course, so we're here to help you find ones that are suited for your skill level. If you know how to do the basic crochet stitches and you want to work on a new project, these 10 crochet kits for beginners are for you.

fast and easy crochet cowl kit

1. Fast and Easy Cowl Kit

This beginner crochet pattern from Lion Brand Yarn uses their wonderful Amazing Yarn. This yarn does all of the work with color changes so that you can get a beautiful, colorful item without a lot of effort on your part. It works up quickly with a J-size crochet hook and a simple ribbed stitch pattern. If you've never purchased a crochet kit before and you want to find out if it's right for you, this is a great one to begin with.

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owl basket crochet kit

2. Owl Basket Kit

A simple crochet basket is a great way to keep your home more organized while adding handcrafted style to every corner. This owl crochet basket takes things up a notch in design, but is still easy enough for a beginner to crochet. Get everything you need to make this cute, 12" basket from Cascade Yarns — it's one of our most popular!

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ripple crochet blanket kit

3. Shaded Ripple Afghan Kit

The Shaded Ripple Afghan crochet kit comes with the 10 skeins of yarn required to complete it. The crochet pattern is simple but still interesting, satisfying crocheters who know the basics and want to make something beautiful for the entire family to enjoy. Chevrons are a classic crochet blanket motif and they're elevated in style with the color choices for this afghan.

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Petite Basketweave Hat Crochet Kit Petite Basketweave Cowl Crochet Kit

4. Petite Basketweave Hat & Cowl Crochet Kits

Beginner crochet kits are terrific for making crochet sets, such as the combination scarf and hat made using Cloudborn Yarn. This crochet patterns have terrific texture thanks to the basketweave stitch, which is made with post stitches. Beginner may learn some new tricks from the pattern in this crochet kit.

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stepping texture hat crochet kit

5. Stepping Texture Hat Kit

This bulky-weight crochet hat looks much more complicated than it is, which is why it's perfect for a beginner to tackle. It is so satisfying to complete a project that will get as many compliments as this warm and cozy winter hat does. It works up quickly, using super bulky Bernat yarn and an L-size crochet hook, so it's great if you're seeking an instant gratification project. Bonus: You can choose from more than 10 colors.

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lacy poncho

6. Lacy Poncho Kit

Crochet ponchos are terrific for those transition seasons, when you're not quite sure whether it's going to be warm or cold and you need an extra layer just in case. As the description for this Lacy Poncho Kit explains, this is a versatile poncho. "Wear it over a swimsuit in the summer, or pair it with jeans for your winter wardrobe — the beautiful lace motif will bring it all together."

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simple waves headband and boot cuffs kit

7. Simple Waves Headband and Boot Cuffs Kit

This is a simple one-skein crochet project that allows you to work up a pair of head-to-toe crochet accessories that pull your entire outfit together. These crochet accessories are made using single crochet stitches worked into a zig-zag pattern. With this kit, you'll get the yarn you need as well as the patterns to make this pretty set.

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Crested Bands Baby Blanket Crochet Kit

8. Crested Bands Baby Blanket Crochet Kit

Three colors of Cascade Yarns make this modern striped baby blanket. With fifteen colors to choose from, you can design your owl color palette!

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openwork scarf crochet kit

9. Openwork Scarf Kit

This is a self-striping yarn project as well, although the colorway here is so subtle that it's hard to see it until you are up close. That's a great feature that can make this the perfect neutral accessory. But if you prefer bold, bright accessories, there are other colorways to choose from when selecting this crochet kit. Either way, the pattern is the same; it's designed for an "adventurous beginner."

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due tone throw

10. Duo Tone Throw Kit

This cozy crochet throw is worked up in five panels: three in one colorway of subtle self-striping yarn and two in a different self-striping colorway. The panels are joined together to create a large, bulky-weight, comfy throw that you will want to take with you everywhere you go!

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