10 Simple Crochet Patterns That Any Beginner Can Make

Many crafts require a steep learning curve before you are skilled enough to make beautiful finished items. Crochet is not one of those crafts!

There are many simple crochet patterns available for those of you who have just picked up the hook. Even a very beginner in crochet can make beautiful products of all types using just the basic crochet stitches that you’ll learn right away.

Here are 10 simple crochet patterns that any beginner can handle.

crochet basket

1. Put Clutter in Its Place With This Crochet Basket

Using your yarn to make something that can hold more yarn? Alllll the yes. Of course, these crochet baskets are super versatile, so feel free to think beyond yarn storage, too. This basket is a bit of a choose-your-own-adventure experience. The pattern calls for super bulky-weight yarn, but really, anything goes. You can hold together multiple strands for a scrappy version, add stripes, go ombré: this basket is your oyster.

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granny squares

2. How to Crochet Granny Squares And Bring Back Old-School Cool

You gotta love the granny! Even if you don’t crochet, you can probably pick out a classic granny square afghan from a lineup. Two factors account for the granny square’s icon status: simplicity and versatility. A solid square is straightforward and repetitive, but then there are a million ways to riff off that simple square — from playing with color to changing up the shape and more.

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3. Corner-to-Corner Washcloth Pattern

Corner-to-corner crochet is a popular technique that can be used to make all kinds of fun projects. Not sure where to begin? Try this dishcloth by Corrina Ferguson. This small project is the perfect first corner-to-corner project. Make it your own by changing colors for a fun, scrappy dishcloth./p>

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crochet baby booties

4. These Crochet Baby Booties are a Win-Win: Adorable and Easy

Fact: babies can never have enough booties: And since those little wiggly toes grow so fast, you’re going to want to make a bunch. Lucky for you this pattern is super simple and super fast. So simple, in fact, that the pattern stays the same, regardless of which size you’re making: just switch up your yarn and hook to whip up different sizes.

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finishing crochet granny square hexie

5. This Crochet Flower Hexie is Coming Up Roses

Good news: crocheted flowers and hexie motifs are a perfect match. We love these worked up in a rainbow of colors — just join them together for an afghan full of gorgeous blooms. If joining’s not your thing, these motifs stand on their own as placemats, too. Add a few extra rounds with your final color until you have the size you need.

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6. Simple Crochet Flowers Pattern

One of the amazing things about crochet is that it’s easy to create unique shapes and motifs. Crocheted flowers are so versatile and can be used to add a delicate detail to a project or stand alone as a pin or hairclip. These simple crocheted flowers are only two rounds – meaning in a short time you can have a whole beautiful bouquet!

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Crocheted Mini Snowflakes

7. Crochet Cute Little Snowflakes Faster Than They Can Fall

If you’re looking at your holiday project list and starting to panic, we’ve got you! These crochet snowflakes are fast, easy, cute and totally giftable. Stitch up a flurry and show that list who’s in charge.

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8. Easy Crochet Triangle Shawl Pattern

Crochet triangle shawls are such a popular shawl shape because of their versatility and wearability. Designer Mary Beth Temple has created a fun and lacy triangle shawl worked from the top-down. With rows of double crochet broken up by lacy stitch patterns, this shawl will keep your interest the entire time you are crocheting it.

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pink crochet bobble pillow

9. Crochet a Bobble Pillow for the Sweetest Dreams

We’re so smitten with this totally touchable pillow, we’re blushing! The pattern is worked from a chart, but don’t let that scare you away — it’s easier than you think!

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10. Bijou Headband Pattern

The Bijou Headband is an easy, beginner-friendly project that uses a simple variation on the slip stitch to create a stretchy, squishy fabric that hugs your head. Puff stitches decorate the edges, creating a textured, beaded effect that contrasts nicely with the ribbing of the headband. Join Brenda K. B. Anderson as she gives you the skills you need to make this quick project and shares helpful tips for customization!

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32 Responses to “10 Simple Crochet Patterns That Any Beginner Can Make”

  1. Betsy Payne

    Love crochet, just not that good at this

  2. Mary Louderback

    I antnto learn new patterns and stitches

  3. Terry Griffin

    I am new so please pick me and go slow on shown me how to crochet. Thank you so. Much.

  4. Sue-Ann Redelinghuys

    Thank you

  5. Gillian Mondel

    Great patterns for beginners. Many thanks

  6. Brenda Harris

    I can't get the Bijou Headband pattern. Something breaks.

  7. Angela Jenkins

    Beautiful patterns for beginners. Thank you.

  8. Roberta Ann Matula

    Thank you for the patterns. Even experienced crocheters and knitters can appreciate simple patterns like these.


    Thanks for your crochet patterns

  10. Deanna

    The free pattern page did not work at all.