Beginner Crochet Patterns

9 Easy Beginner Crochet Patterns Anyone Can Make

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These beginner crochet patterns are so much fun to make. Hey everyone, this is Connie and I wanted to put together some of my favorite easy patterns.

I am new to crochet and still working on my basic stitches. There are a ton of video tutorial for crochet, but I wanted to try my hand at some patterns, but I definitely needed basic crochet stitches. Here are my 9 favorite patterns I have bought and made. 

So, all of these are a great way for new crocheters to work on a simple pattern without doing the same chains again and again or only having granny squares projects to show for my finished product. 

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Crochet Pattern Dishcloth

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Crochet skill level: Beginner Crochet Patterns

I love the farmhouse look and love the simplicity of this crochet dishcloth. You can create your very own Farmhouse Dish Cloth with this easy crochet pattern.

It’s a great place to start for your first project. The finished dishcloth measures approximately 5 inches in width and 5.5 inches in length. The pattern is written in U.S. crochet terms.

Materials You Will Need:

  1. Cotton Yarn (Weight: 4) – In your desired colors (Lion Brand 24/7 Cotton is used in the example photos)
  2. U.S. Size G/4.0mm Crochet Hook
  3. Yarn Needle
  4. Scissors

It took me about an hour to complete this great project, and then I got hooked and ended up making several for my house. I am even making some for Christmas for family members. It’s one of the easiest thing to make. 

Crochet Pattern Potholder

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Just like in sewing, everyone says pot holders are beginner-friendly crochet patterns. This particular crochet pattern is written in U.S. terms, comes with a helpful photo tutorial for step-by-step guidance. 

Additionally, you can create versatile potholders that can be customized using different colors to match any holiday season or your home decor, making them excellent housewarming gifts. The pattern features a simple two-row repeat, perfect for beginners with basic chain stitch, double crochet stitches, and single crochet stitches.


  1. Yarn: 24/7 Cotton by Lion Brand – #4 Worsted 100% Cotton – 170 meters (186 yards) / 100 grams (3.53 ounces)
  2. 4 mm crochet hook
  3. Scissors
  4. Yarn needle

With this pattern and the listed materials, you’ll be able to create charming and functional Bobble Stitch Hot Pads to adorn your kitchen or give as thoughtful gifts. For me, the best part is I can use the pot holder while practicing my crocheting skills. 

Crochet Placemat Pattern

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Crochet skill level: Easy

This placemat was the perfect pattern to work on my crocheting skills in different ways.  These would make great gifts for a wedding shower. I found it to be the perfect project to make something a little bigger. 

It ended up being a quick project taking me about 1.5 hours to complete. After I finished it I was more confident in crochet basics,

Finished Size: Approximately 16 inches in width by 13 inches in height

Hook Size: US size H/8 crochet hook (5.00 mm)

Yarn: Approximately 210 yards of size 4 medium weight cotton yarn

​Smaller projects like these above are great beginner crochet patterns because they are not only fun crochet projects using simple crochet stitches with simple construction but also give complete beginners like me confidence. 

Crochet Coaster Pattern

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Crochet Skill level: Easy

 This beginner pattern is ideal for beginners, this crochet coaster project features easy stitches that boost confidence while producing a lovely piece of home decor. 

It’s also a wonderful choice for creating personalized and thoughtful gifts. The finished coaster measures 10cm in diameter, making it a handy and stylish addition to your living space.

Language: Written in U.S. Crochet Terms

Craft this charming coaster, a one-page pattern with step-by-step instructions that offers a simple and satisfying introduction to crochet for newcomers and a quick, rewarding project when you are finished.

Crochet Blanket Pattern

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Crochet Skill Level: Easy

Mom made this pattern as I was doing some of the other simple crochet patterns. This is a simple project that helps you create a modern crochet blanket that’s perfect for beginners or anyone seeking a cozy and straightforward project. 

This versatile pattern looks fantastic in any color of Schitt’s Creek Yarn or a similar worsted weight yarn. This blanket is currently on her couch and my favorite blanket to wrap up in when I am at my parent’s home.


  • 3,250 yards (9 skeins) of Lion Brand Schitt’s Creek yarn in the color Rose Apothecary or similar worsted weight yarn
  • Crochet hook size G (4.00mm)
  • Tapestry needle
  • Scissors

Size: One size

The finished blanket will measure approximately 56.25 inches by 66 inches, making it a warm and stylish addition to your home decor. Enjoy creating this project, suitable for both beginner crocheters and experienced crocheters.

Crochet Cowl Pattern

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Crochet Skill Level: Easy

Introducing the perfect crochet pattern for beginners: the Multi-Color Pull Through Cowl. It’s the perfect simple scarf for fall and winter time. 

Not only is it incredibly easy, but it also allows you to play with multiple colors, adding a vibrant and playful touch to your winter wardrobe. The repetitive nature of the pattern makes it a breeze to follow, and you will have it finished in no time. 

You’ll be amazed at how your simple stitches can transform into a beautiful and cozy cowl. So, grab your yarn in the colors that speak to you, and download this great pattern and create a scarf in a weekend.

Crochet Chicken Pattern

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Crochet Skill Level: Easy

These chickens are such a fun project. These are so cute. My grandbaby fell in love with the chicken and had to take it home. This was my first time using chunky yarn, and it took a minute to figure it out, but I love how they turned out. They look just like the photo above. 

Finished Size: Approximately 8 inches in length and 7 inches in height from the base to the comb.

Materials Needed:

  1. 5.5 mm crochet hook
  2. Tapestry needle
  3. Polyfill
  4. 8 mm safety eyes
  5. Super bulky (6) yarn – Recommend Loops and Threads Chenille Home Slim (less than a skein, approximately 80g) in White, black and white tweed, or taupe tweed
  6. Red chenille slim or lite, about 2 yards
  7. Scrap of yellow yarn, preferably chenille or blanket, but worsted weight will suffice.

This delightful chicken is not only fun to craft but also makes for a soft and cuddly friend when finished. Enjoy your crochet journey with this lovable plump chicken!

Crochet Pillow Patterns

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Elevate your home decor with this versatile crochet pillow pattern that can be customized to suit any style. For this project, you’ll need:

  • Lion Brand Hometown USA yarn in Los Angeles Tan (6 skeins)
  • OR 486 yards of any super bulky weight yarn (ensure you check gauge)
  • Size J (6.0 mm) crochet hook
  • Scissors
  • Tapestry needle (for weaving in loose ends)

This pattern is beginner-friendly, falling into the easy skill level category. The finished pillow measures approximately 20 inches by 20 inches, providing a stylish and cozy addition to your living space. Get ready to crochet a beautiful pillow that complements your home decor with this easy-to-follow pattern.

Crochet Patterns Beanie

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Crochet Skill level: Beginner

Your search for the ultimate beanie pattern ends here. This isn’t your standard ribbed beanie; it’s a unique combination of stitches that creates a modern, stretchy, and generously sized hat.

The top of this beanie tapers beautifully, ensuring it won’t bunch up. Its versatile design allows you to wear it snug or slouchy, making it a must-have addition to your collection. You can even find a matching cowl scarf pattern for a coordinated look.

This beginner-friendly pattern includes six different sizes from infants to adults, and it’s supported by photos and video tutorials to guide you through the process. Please note that this is a digital download pattern, and no refunds will be issued for any failure to read the description.

Pattern Details:

  • Materials list
  • Abbreviations in US terms
  • Sizing table for six different sizes with measurements for various yarn weights
  • Written instructions accompanied by photos and video tutorials
  • Instructions in the English language

Skill Level: Beginner

This pattern is incredibly versatile and can be crafted using yarn of your choice. It’s the go-to pattern for creating stylish and comfortable beanies for the whole family.

Whether you are looking for small projects or baby blankets to make, I hope that you found a few patterns to try. If you find yourself having a hard time, always reach out to the designer or in a Facebook group.

People are always willing to help you with your easy crochet project. They were once beginners themselves. 

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  1. How do we get these patterns download doesn’t work

    1. Simply click Download crochet pattern and it will take you to the pattern on Etsy. Once purchased you will receive an email from etsy with a link to download the file. It is typically easier to download on a desktop and not the mobile app. If you have specific questions about a purchased pattern, contact the seller on Etsy.

  2. I’m trying to find free pattern of dish cloths can you help me?

  3. Is the crochet hook size of 5.5 mm correct on the stuffed chicken pattern? The yarn size is 6 with a suggested needle size of 8 mm. I tried using a 5.5 mm hook and it was so tight. I’m currently trying with a 6.5 mm hook and it’s still tight but not as bad. Please let me know your thoughts. Thank you for the pattern, they are so cute!!!

    1. That pattern is super cute Make sure and check the pattern itself for the actual measurement. How tight your stitches are matter also.

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