Monday, January 15, 2024

35+ Quick and Easy Crochet Projects

I am so excited to share with you my favorite fast crochet patterns for beginner crocheters.

If you are just starting into crochet this post is for you. Complete projects super quick with this list of easy patterns.


Just get started with a crocheting project and feel accomplished really fast with these small projects using free crochet patterns plus more to purchase. 

The winter season is a great time to crochet. It's too cold to do much outside, so grab your crochet hook and settle in by the fireplace and whip up an easy project with one of these simple patterns.

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There are a variety of small and free crochet patterns to try your hand at, that you can access for free with these patterns and tutorials.

They are perfect beginner crochet patterns using simple crochet stitches.

Check out this post for even more easy crochet projects.

Crochet Hot Pad
Crochet Hot Pad by Adventures of a DIY Mom

I have this super easy free pattern for a hot pad. Protect your surfaces with a project you can make simply and quickly.

This is a simple crochet project using just two stitches, the chain stitch and the single crochet stitch. So it's perfect for the crochet beginner. They make great last-minute gifts too!

Half Moon Dish Cloth
Half Moon Dish Cloth by TL Yarn Crafts

Dish cloths are also another one of the best quick crochet projects you can start with. This unique stitch looks beautiful and the texture is great for scrubbing dishes.

Crochet Shell Dishcloth
Crochet Shell Dishcloth by Sustain the Craft Habit

Make sure to use 100% cotton yarn when making crochet dishcloths. This design is a little bit different and more intricate.

For even more dishcloth pattern ideas, I have over 35 patterns to check out here.

Use your basic stitches to whip up a set of gorgeous coasters. You can do them in an ombre of yarn colors or all the same shade. Coasters are small, so it's a great way to use up scrap yarn. For more quick coaster patterns check out these ideas here.
Sunrise Coasters
Sunrise Coasters by TL Yarn Crafts

Plant Holder
Plant Holder by Jewels and Jones

Hang up plants in style with this great pattern that is actually really simple. Great for freeing up surface space by hanging plants.

Ice Cream Keychain
Ice Cream Keychain by The Friendly Red Fox

Use your leftover yarn for this adorable mini crochet project. Ice cream cones for a keychain are so cute. They would be great as a bag charm too, options.

Crochet Roses
Crochet Roses by Skip to My Lou

Crochet roses are one of my favorite fun projects. You could use these in so many ways. Decorate with them, make a garland out of them, use them as a present topper and more. It's an easy crochet project with so many uses.

Confetti Crochet Scarf
Confetti Crochet Scarf by The Friendly Red Fox

Confetti scarves are a great gift idea that uses up some colors from your yarn stash. Choose a neutral and add pops of color with the polka dots and pom poms. Try this easy crochet scarf pattern today.

Twist Turban Headband by Make and Do Crew

This twist style headband works great as ear warmers. Wear it with hair up or down and make one in all your favorite colors. 

Adirondack Wrap
Adirondack Wrap by 1 Dog Woof

Continue to keep warm with this beginner crochet project. It's like a pretty blanket you can wear.

Market Tote
Market Tote by A Crocheted Simplicity

ou can always use a cute bag. This market tote is gorgeous, but not too hard to make. I think it would be perfect for taking to the farmer's market!

Easy Round Hippie Bag
Easy Round Hippie Bag by Make and Do Crew

Or if you want to crochet a purse, this round back is pretty easy. And if the fringe isn't your thing feel free to leave it off.

Beginner Market Tote
Beginner Market Tote by Make and Do Crew

One more perfect gift bag to create. This one is a little larger and would be great carrying books to and from the library or to so many other places.


Hope you enjoyed these great free crochet patterns. 

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In this section I am featuring quick crochet patterns that you can purchase. A lot of work goes into creating crocheting patterns. So let's support those talented small business owners!

Home Decor Projects

Astrid Granny Square Pillow
Astrid Granny Square Pillow by Nauti Krall

Granny squares are simple enough to crochet. Easily crochet them together into a gorgeous pillow for your home.

Crochet Towel Holder
Crochet Towel Holder by Simply Made by Erin

Utilize your basic crochet stitches to make a dish towel hanger. I love this idea for hanging on an oven or dishwasher so that kitchen towels are always handy. This is an easy beginner crochet pattern you've got to try.

Farmhouse Kitchen Towel
Farmhouse Kitchen Towel by Ilka Designs Shop

Use simple stitches to make a lovely kitchen towel. Feel free to leave the stripes out if you prefer a solid towel instead.

Crochet Hand Towel
Crochet Hand Towel by The Loophole Fox

For a quick project that is pretty and useful, try this pattern. The decorative edge is pretty enough to hang in a guest bathroom or to gift to others.

Boxy Baskets
Boxy Baskets by Simply Made by Erin

The cutest easy pattern using chunky yarn that will help with organization. Use these small baskets to corral small items in your home.

Farmhouse Stocking
Farmhouse Stocking by Crafts Everywhere

There are a lot of other seasonal easy crochet projects, but this one is my favorite. A cute farmhouse stocking. It is super simple, but you could change the look with bulky yarn.

Crochet Mug Rug
Crochet Mug Rug by Love and Stitch Designs

Need more easy projects that go so fast? Try this as a first project using multiple colors and tassels. The little rugs are small, and simple.

Project to Wear

Flared Leg Warmers
Flared Leg Warmers by Call Me Seb

I love that some of these small projects are perfect for keeping you warm. Flares are coming back into style. Keep your legs warm  with flared leg warmers.

All in the Family Leg Warmers
All in the Family Leg Warmers by Heart Hook Home

Or if you prefer a more traditional leg warmer style, try this pattern. And for more leg warmers patterns, we have over 35 leg warmer patterns here.

Crochet Fingerless Gloves
Crochet Fingerless Gloves by The Easy Design

Another favorite small crochet projects of mine is fingerless gloves. They will keep your hands warm and still allow you to access your phone touch screen.

Crochet Mittens
Crochet Mittens by The Easy Design

Or cover up your whole hands with a cozy mitten. The great thing is this pattern comes in a wide variety of sizes.

Westlyn Woven Beanie
Westlyn Woven Beanie by Ruby Webbs

Beanies usually come together super fast. But this one has lots of texture and a woven design for a beautiful look.

Slouch Hat
Slouch Hat by Yarn and Chai Design

Or go for a more slouchy look. Keep your head warm, but look cute with the oversized look. And if you are looking for baby hat patterns, I have plenty to see here.

Braided Headband
Braided Headband by Wild Sapling

If you want to keep your ears warm, but show off a cute messy bun, use a braided headband that you can make with this pattern. Or find more crocheted headband patterns here.

Classic Crochet Slippers
Classic Crochet Slippers by Loops and Things Wpg

Keep your feet warm and cozy with some slippers. This style features a button closure and looks great with a thicker bulky yarn.

Heart Slippers
Heart Slippers by Eva's Studio Crochet Designs

For a simpler version try these ballerina flat style slippers. And you can add a heart in your favorite color for a cute touch.

The Brooklyn Bangle
The Brooklyn Bangle by Ilka Designs Shop

Wear your quick crochet creations. I love that these bangles are soft and could be made in all the colors.

Checkerboard Bag
Checkerboard Bag by Crochet by Susan L Dora

Checkerboard patterns are all the rage right now. Practice your crochet skills by making this lovely bag.

Summer Days Daisy Bag
Summer Days Daisy Bag by All About Ami

Or for a sunny bag, add daisies. There are so many uses for a bag this cute. Make one for you and all your friends.


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