When it comes to home decor, it's little details that make the biggest difference in how a place looks. Paint colors, furnishings and lighting are important, but I don't really feel at home until I start adding cozy crocheted details -- afghans, rag rugs, pretty pillows.
Whether you're moving into a new place and starting from scratch, or just looking to dress up your current digs, these free crochet patterns will give you some ideas for fantastic home accents you can make. These projects would also make great housewarming gifts for friends, loved ones and colleagues.
Baby Afghan Patterns
If you'd like to decorate a little one's nursery, you'll probably appreciate having these free baby afghan patterns available. There are a variety of styles to choose from.
Kitchens should be cozy and inviting. Your choice of home accents will help to make it so, especially if you take the time to handcraft your own. We're here to help; we've provided a variety of free crochet patterns for creating kitchen items, including potholders, dishcloths, hot pads, placemats and scrubbies.
Crochet is right at home in the bedroom; it's the perfect medium for making all kinds of soft and cozy comforts.
Bath Accessory Patterns
It's so easy to dress up your bathroom with small crocheted luxuries. Find free crochet patterns for making your own washcloths, soap savers, and other bath accents.
Pictured at left: a soft organic cotton washcloth.
Pillows set the mood for a room; they're an easy way to add a touch of luxury and comfort to your home. They can be made to coordinate with any design style.
Our free pillow patterns include many stylish and fun options to choose from. Pictured here: a Christmas pillow crocheted using two different designs from our series of mix and match afghan squares. There's a Christmas tree square and a checkerboard square. This pillow matches a patchwork crochet Christmas afghan; you can get the free crochet pattern right here on our website.
Crocheted curtains would make a beautiful addition to any window in just about any room of your home.
Crochet Towel Edging Pattern
Pretty edgings can add a luxurious touch to just about any of your linens. They're a lovely way to dress up sheets, pillowcases, tablecloths, runners, towels, or other linens. The towel edging pictured is a perfect example; you can click here to get the free pattern, or visit our list of free crochet edging patterns to see even more possibilities.
Coasters are not only decorative, they are functional too. They're satisfying crochet projects; they work up quickly, and they are so useful to have around the house. You'll want to crochet a set for every room!
Pictured here: a flower coaster by Amy Solovay. The coaster was crocheted using this easy flower pattern, substituting strips of cotton fabric instead of yarn. You can whip up a set of these if you like, or visit our main directory of free coaster patterns to see more options.
Granny Square Patterns
Granny square patterns are beloved by crochet enthusiasts of all skill levels. They're the perfect no-brainer project for making all kinds of things, including afghans and other home decor items -- pillows, pillow covers, bedspreads and more.
Here you'll find free patterns for many different types of crocheted squares, going beyond just grannies. Some grannies are included on this list, but you'll also find squares worked in tapestry crochet and other techniques.
More Miscellaneous Free Crochet Patterns for the Home
- Rag Rugs: Want to cover you bare floors with beautiful rag rugs? Got more time than money to spend on your floor decor? If so, these free patterns will help you to upcycle old sheets or t-shirts into gorgeous crocheted rag rugs. Pictured at left is rag rug I crocheted using this rag rug pattern, which is available for free on our website.
- Doily Patterns: Doilies add a lovely bit of luxury wherever you use them in the home.
- Basket Patterns: Baskets make fantastic decorating accessories because they are so useful, yet beautiful too. This pattern list features a variety of different basket designs, including tapestry crocheted examples and more.