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Free Crochet Patterns for Fourth of July

Patterns With a Patriotic Theme

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July fourth is the day the citizens of the United States of America celebrate as Independence Day. We typically celebrate this holiday with fireworks, festivities, parades, barbecues, picnics and parties-- but why not add some crocheted fun to your Fourth of July celebrations as well?

We've posted a whole bunch of free crochet patterns for Fourth of July, and we hope you'll make good use of them.

Perhaps you might like to crochet some cute red, white and blue accessories to wear. Perhaps you'd like to make patriotic-themed home decor items. Any of these Fourth of July patterns could add to your holiday enjoyment.

Red, White and Blue Kitchen Accents -- Crocheted Potholders and Dishcloth

Fourth of July Crafts: Red White and Blue Potholders and Dishcloth
Fourth of July Crafts: Red White and Blue Potholders and Dishcloth -- Photo © Amy Solovay

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Blue, White and Red Crocheted Potholder With Cross Stitch:

This blue, white and red striped potholder is crocheted in afghan stitch. Cross stitched embellishments are applied to the top of the potholder, adding color and visual interest to the design.

Red, White and Blue Striped Crochet Potholder With Cross Stitch:

These red, white and blue striped potholders would be ideal for using on the Fourth of July, but you can use them all year around. They'll look lovely in a variety of different settings, whether you have an American country style kitchen or your style is more traditional, casual or contemporary.

Red, White and Blue Tunisian Crochet Dishcloth:

This dishcloth is a color variation of my earthtone ombre dishcloth; instead of using the earthtones as shown in the pattern, I substituted red, white and blue yarns.

Diagonal Striped Potholder in Red, White and Blue:

This potholder started out as a plain red and white striped design, and then I added blue accents using surface crochet. You can click here to see how it looks before and after the surface crochet was added. If you'd like to learn the surface crochet technique, be sure to check out the step-by-step tutorial.

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NEW! Red, White and Blue Crochet Edging -- For 4th of July or Other Holidays

Red White and Blue Edging
Red White and Blue Edging -- Photo & Pattern © Amy Solovay. All Rights Reserved.

When you come across an easy, versatile edging pattern like this one, it's always worth adding it to your pattern stash -- especially since it's a freebie.

The red, white and blue version of this design (pictured here) is great for finishing off projects you might use for celebrating Fourth of July, Memorial Day, Veteran's Day, and Armed Forces Day. I've specified some other color combinations that are suitable for other holidays as well. Of course, feel free to re-color the design using any colors that would suit the projects you are making.

Beaded Crochet Bracelet in Red and Blue

Red and Blue Metallic Beaded Crochet Bracelet
Beaded Crochet Bracelet in Red and Blue -- Photo © Amy Solovay

This pretty red and blue bracelet works for either dressy or casual occasions. You could wear the bracelet to dress up a plain white shirt so that you've got all three components of the red, white and blue theme covered. You might want to wear this bracelet on patriotic occasions such as the Fourth of July, Memorial Day, and Veteran's Day -- but it will look fantastic all year around.

Red, White and Blue Rag Crochet Necklace With Wire-Wrapped Pendants

Rag Crochet Necklace in Red, White and Blue for Fourth of July or Any Time
Rag Crochet Necklace in Red, White and Blue for Fourth of July or Any Time -- Photo © Amy Solovay

You can crochet this necklace in any colors you like, but it sure looks fantastic made up in red, white and blue.

Pictured here: the necklace band is crocheted in a lovely red and white batik fabric, and the necklace is adorned with blue wire-wrapped glass pendants.

Red, White and Blue Rag Rugs

Rag Balls
Rag Balls for Crocheting Rag Rugs or Other Projects-- Photo Copyright Amy Solovay

We've rounded up a whole bunch of links to free rag rug patterns. I'm thinking it would be amazing to make any of these rugs using red, white and blue fabrics like the ones pictured at left -- perfect for decorating a country-style kitchen or really, any room in the home.

Fourth of July Scarf Pattern

Red White and Blue Crocheted Scarf for Fourth of July or Any Time
Red White and Blue Crocheted Scarf for Fourth of July or Any Time -- Photo © Amy Solovay

This is a cotton scarf you can wear with pride!

Red, White and Blue Heart Shape With Dragonfly and Flowers

Red White and Blue Heart With Dragonfly and Flowers
Red, White and Blue Heart Shape With Dragonfly and Flowers -- Photo © Amy Solovay

Hearts aren't just for Valentine's Day. This one is red, white and blue, for decorating at Fourth of July, or year around.

Dad's Char -n- Grill Potholders

Dad's Char -n- Grill Potholder -- Photo © Amy Solovay; Cross stitch chart © Connie Barwick

If Dad hasn't quite mastered the art of barbecuing without burning the food, and he is able to maintain a sense of humor about it, perhaps he'd appreciate these silly crocheted potholders. The potholders say "Dad's Char -n- Grill." The red white and blue border makes these the perfect Fourth of July accessory, but Dad can use the potholders all year around.

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