7 Crochet Plants and Covers to Spruce Up Any Space in No Time

Crochet Plant and Plant Holder Patterns

It’s funny how something as simple as a small plant can breathe new life into a dull space. You can breathe even more life into a room when you stitch colorful crochet plants and plant covers!

Plant covers slip right over those boring old store-bought pots to make them totally unique. Have a black thumb? Crochet a faux plant and you can neglect it without worry!

Ready to bring on the greenery? We bet one of these plants or plant covers would sit pretty in your home or office.Shiny Happy Plant Pot Holder Free Crochet Pattern

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Shiny Happy Plant Pot Holder

Yes, singing “Shiny Happy People” by R.E.M. while you crochet this will probably make it work up much faster. Stretchy yarns work best for this plant holder so that it can fit snugly around it. Have any yarn with nylon in it? This is your chance to use it!

Spiral Crochet Planter Cover FREE Pattern

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Spiral Crochet Planter Cover

While these spiral-motif planter wraps are great to hold your plants, designer TheInspiredWren doesn’t stop there. You can use this pattern to cover any other boring container that needs a makeover.

Bonsai Crochet Pattern

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Crocheting a bonsai is as meditative as pruning it. It’s crocheted in one piece, so there’s no seaming later on. If you’re feeling adventurous, you can use non-traditional colors from your stash. Purple bonsai, anyone?

Summer Sherbet Crochet Planter

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Summer Sherbet Crochet Planter Cover

Bright colors make indoor plants look happy — even when you’ve neglected to water them (oops.) This pattern is for 4-inch pots, but you could easily adapt it to fit other sizes, too.

Sunflower Plants vs Zombies Crochet Pattern

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Sunflower (“Plants vs. Zombies”)

Fans of the video game “Plants vs. Zombies” will flip out over this amigurumi sunflower. Not a fan of the game? You can still crochet an indoor garden full of these fun flowers. Friends who travel frequently would appreciate these as gifts, since they don’t have time to care for the real thing.

Pot Holder Basket Bubble Crochet Pattern

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Pot Holder Basket Bubble Crochet

This pattern comes in handy for two things: plant covers and storage! It’s simple to customize the pattern to fit whatever dimensions you need. Once you’ve made all your plants cozy, make a couple to store crochet supplies or make them as gifts.

Crochet Prickly Pear Succulent Cactus Pattern

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Crochet Prickly Pear Succulent Cactus

Succulents are easy to take care of, and that’s definitely the case with this one. It’s perfect for an office plant or sitting in a window alongside your real plants. It also makes a great gift for friends who have a black thumb.

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