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Learn to Crochet With This Easy Beginner's Guide
Are you in need of a total beginner's guide to crochet? This is it -- you've found one! These free videos and tutorials will help you learn the basics of how to crochet, starting at the very beginning.
Crochet a Baby Blanket with This Free and Easy...
This fast, easy baby blanket features a simple design crocheted in alternating single crochet and chain stitches. Get the free crochet pattern here!
Learn 6 Basic Crochet Stitches
Beginning crocheters can check this list to find the most essential basic stitches they will need to know. Find a description of each stitch plus links to tutorials, instructions and / or videos for learning how to crochet each basic stitch.
How to Crochet a Multicolored Granny Square
This photo tutorial shows how to crochet a granny square.
Crochet 20 Different Types of Hats with These...
This is the place to find free crochet hat patterns. The page includes pictures of each hat so you can easily choose a project to work on.
Master the Single Crochet Stitch with This...
Learn how to single crochet using this illustrated step-by-step tutorial. This page demonstrates how to crochet a single crochet stitch. Page 2.
Crochet 59 Different Scarves with These...
Find easy crochet scarf patterns for total beginners, plus a wide variety of other scarf designs for women, men and teens.
Check Out These Free Crochet Patterns
Find thousands of free crochet patterns for everyone, from total beginner through expert-afghans, baby projects, accessories, more. Photos too!
Learn How to Crochet a Granny Square with This...
Here's a free crochet pattern for a super easy granny square.
Your Step-by-Step Guide to Mastering the...
Make a Slip Knot to Begin Your Crochet Starting Chain. Page 2.
Free Crochet Patterns for Total Beginners
These free crochet patterns are all easy enough for total beginners. Find a variety of beginner crochet patterns for afghans, accessories, home decor and more.
Learn to Make a Double Crochet Stitch with This...
This page is part of an illustrated step-by-step tutorial that demonstrates how to double crochet. Page 2.
Free and Easy Crochet Patterns: Make Afghans,...
If you're looking for free patterns that are easy to crochet, this list features many possibilities. Find easy scarf patterns, easy baby patterns, easy hat patterns, and more.
59 Free Crochet Patterns for Edgings, Trims,...
Get free patterns for crochet lace edgings, trims, borders, and fringe -- suitable for blankets, afghans, clothing, linens, scarves or other projects.
Free Granny Square Patterns to Crochet Afghans,...
Granny squares are some of our most popular crochet projects. We've posted many free crochet granny square patterns for you to enjoy. Come check 'em out!
Our Step-by-Step Guide to a Half Double Crochet...
This step-by-step photo tutorial will show you how to do a half double crochet stitch, and you'll also learn how to work in rows.
Your Handy Guide to Making a Crochet Slip Knot
Learn how to hold your crochet hook when making a slip knot.
Free Crochet Patterns for Baby Afghans,...
Welcome to our index of free crochet patterns for baby afghans.
New to Crochet? Make a Scarf with This Super...
Here's a free crochet pattern for a simple scarf that's easy enough for total beginners. The scarf is a timeless classic design that will never go out of style.
Easy Infinity Scarf Pattern
This infinity scarf loops around your neck, framing your face with gorgeous texture. The scarf is easy to crochet, and the pattern is free on our website.
Crochet a Simple and Stylish Beanie Hat with...
Here's an easy pattern for crocheting a simple beanie hat for ladies. Get the free crochet pattern for the hat plus matching scarf, wrist warmers, and headband.
Crochet Some Pretty Flowers with These Free...
Learn how to crochet a variety of beautiful flowers with our free flower patterns and tutorials! Crochet flowers can be used to beautify all your craft projects.
How to Make a Half Double Crochet Stitch
Photo and instructions on how to make a half double crochet stitch.
Learn How to Crochet a Shell Stitch with This...
Shell stitch is one of the most popular crochet stitch patterns. It's beautiful to look at and easy to do. Get free shell stitch instructions and patterns here!
Crochet Lots of Pretty Flowers with These Free...
Free Crochet Patterns for Easy Flowers -- The crochet flower patterns on this page are all super easy to crochet! These are all free crochet patterns.
Crochet Gorgeous Dishcloths with These 15 Free...
Want to wash up in style? If so, this is your chance to grab bunches of free crochet dishcloth patterns.
Crochet a Ripple Afghan with These Free (and...
If you'd like to crochet a ripple afghan, you'll find plenty of free patterns and inspiration here.
Crochet a Beanie for Your Baby with This Free...
Crocheting a baby beanie is easier than you may think. To get started all you need is your favorite yarn, crochet hook, a single crochet stitch, and this easy pattern recipe for how to crochet a baby beanie.
Crochet Up Some Lovely Shawls, Wraps, Ponchos,...
Find a variety of free crochet patterns for making shawls, wraps and ponchos. This list also includes similar projects such as stoles, capes, capelets and ruanas. Whether you're looking for a dainty lace shawl or a wrap to keep you nice and warm, you'll find fantastic designs to choose from.
What Are the Differences Between Knitting and...
What's the difference between knitting and crochet? Find the answer here. These two crafts seem so similar, yet they are two entirely different techniques.
Everything You Need to Know to Learn Crochet
If you're interested in learning crochet stitches and techniques, we provide many free resources that can help.
A Beginner's Guide to the Treble Crochet Stitch
Learn how to work the treble crochet stitch with this free photo tutorial.
Crochet Some Sweet Baby Booties with These Free...
Check out bunches of free patterns for adorable baby booties, baby slippers, and soft crocheted baby shoes. See photos & descriptions plus pattern links.
Make Yourself a Funky Slouch Hat With This Easy...
A free pattern for an easy everyday crocheted slouch hat. This simple slouch hat will fulfill your every day hat needs and makes for the perfect weekend project.
How to Make a Double Crochet Stitch
Photo and instructions on how to make a double crochet stitch.
Crochet Baby Blankets, Bibs, and More Using...
Crocheting for a new arrival? If so, this list of free baby patterns will come in handy.
Crochet Some Beautiful Afghans With These Free...
Find free patterns for crocheting stylish afghans with a skill level rating of easy or beginner.
Learn How to Slip Stitch in Crochet
Find free instructions for crocheting a slip stitch, and learn about a variety of possible uses for crochet slip stitches.
Learn 9 Different Ways to Join Different...
Learn seven different methods for joining granny squares, crocheted squares, crocheted motifs, or other crocheted pieces together.
How to Crochet a Shell Stitch
Want to learn how to crochet a shell stitch, and how to work shell stitch in rows? If so, check out this tutorial, which includes step-by-step instructions and photos.
Crochet Hip Headwear with These Slouchy Hat...
Slouchy hats are a hot trend right now! Come and grab some free crochet patterns for these fab, fashion-forward hats here on our website.
Crochet a Soft Dishcloth or Washcloth With This...
Want to crochet an ultra-soft cotton dishcloth or washcloth? Try this free crochet cloth pattern -- it's fabulous, and very easy too!
Crochet Stylish Beanies with These Free Patterns
Check out a whole bunch of free patterns for beanies and skull caps you can crochet.
Pictures of Crochet Stitches
If you would like to learn new crochet stitches but you don't know what to search for, this image gallery is just what you need. Come on in and browse awhile!
New to Crochet? Read These Helpful Tips for...
These yarn recommendations are intended to help beginning crocheters select their first yarn to use for making practice swatches when learning how to crochet.
Learn to Crochet Borders for Blankets
Have you crocheted or knitted a blanket that needs a border? This is the place to find free border instructions, patterns and ideas.
Crochet Stylish Fingerless Gloves and Wrist...
Looking for free crochet patterns for fingerless gloves or wrist warmers? Try these! Fingerless gloves enable you to keep your hands and wrists warm, while still being able to type or do whatever else you need to do during the day. These designs are perfect for wearing at the office; they're also great for wearing out or while lounging at home.
Learn How to Crochet a Beautiful Blanket
Learn how to crochet a blanket or afghan; you can choose from many free blanket patterns, or design your own blanket.
Custom Crochet Afghan -- Free Pattern and...
It's easy to customize your own one-of-a-kind crocheted afghan! Check out this free pattern and instructions to learn how.
Crochet Cool Hats for Kids Using These Free...
Use these free patterns to crochet kids' hats. There are hats sized for babies, toddlers and older kids.
Crochet Some Comfy Slippers Using This Free...
Keep your feet toasty warm with a pair of simple crochet slippers. This free pattern is for an adult slipper pattern crafted entirely of single crochet stitches.
Crochet Afghans of All Shapes and Sizes with...
Afghan patterns come in many shapes, sizes and styles. Our list of free crochet afghan patterns includes a wide variety of themes and design elements.
How to Hold a Crochet Hook
Don't let your crochet hook remain a confusing and mysterious object. If you haven't already figured out a comfortable way of holding it, this advice will help.
Easy Crochet Baby Blanket Pictures
This crocheted baby blanket is soft and drapey. It works well for either baby boys or girls. Best of all, it's really fast and easy to crochet.
What Is Worsted Weight Yarn and What Kind of...
What is worsted weight yarn? Click here to find the definition of worsted weight yarn, and to learn everything you need to know about this popular yarn weight.
Crochet Some Stylish Headbands With These Free...
Learn how to crochet headbands with this fantastic variety of free headband patterns.
Simple Crochet Fingerless Gloves
Here's a free pattern for crocheting a pair of easy, simple fingerless gloves using only chain stitches and single crochet.
Crochet a Pretty Striped Lace Baby Blanket With...
Lacy stripes are the focal point of this crochet baby blanket. A matching lacy edging finishes the look. Click to get the free pattern! No registration needed.
Crochet Edgings for Your Baby Blankets with...
Do you have a baby blanket that needs an edging? If so, these free patterns for baby blanket edgings will come in handy.
25+ Free Patterns for Crochet Squares
Squares are satisfying to crochet. You can use them so many different ways. If you make one square at a time, eventually you'll have enough squares to create an afghan; if you only make one, you're sure to find a use for it. Most crocheted squares are portable projects, which makes them even more attractive.
Check Out This Free Crochet Pattern Using a...
Enjoy this free crochet pattern for an edging that features lacy v stitches crowned with lovely picots. This edging was originally designed to finish off a baby blanket, but you can use it on any project that needs an edging.
New to Crochet? Here are the Common Abbreviatio...
Have you come across an unfamiliar crochet abbreviation? If so, this list of abbreviations can help you figure out what it means.
Your Handy Guide to Crocheting Afghan Stitches
Learn how to do the afghan stitch in crochet; this free tutorial features pictures and complete instructions, which will teach you this classic crochet stitch.
Learn How to Crochet a Handbag with These Free...
Discover a selection of free crochet purse patterns and bag patterns. Our collection includes free patterns for crocheting bags, purses, totes, and handbags.
How to Change Colors in Single Crochet Stitch
Tired of crocheting solid colored projects? If you haven't yet learned how to change colors in crochet, here's your chance. Check out our free tutorial.
Rag Rugs: Repurpose Old Textiles with These...
If you'd like to crochet a rag rug, this page is the place to find bunches of free patterns to look through. You'll find the perfect rag rug pattern in no time!
Make Your Own Accessories with These Free...
Find free crochet accessory patterns for fashion accessories including jewelry, scarves, hats, handbags, and headbands.
Everything You Should Know About the Crochet V...
Find instructions and a video for crocheting the v stitch, plus bunches of free patterns and projects that utilize this interesting crochet stitch combination.
Crochet Your Baby a Sweet Cardigan with This...
Baby's First Cardi is an easy crochet baby cardigan pattern constructed using only single crochet stitches. This free pattern is a good introduction to sweater making and within reach of beginning crochet abilities.
Want to Crochet a Baby Hat? How to Choose the...
This page provides a chart of standard head circumference measurements for preemies to toddlers. How to apply these measurements to making crochet and knit baby hats is also discussed. Wondering how long the hat should be or how snug it should fit? You’ll find the answer here.
11 Free Crochet Patterns for Pretty, Festive...
Add a wintery touch to any craft project - make some snowflakes using any of these free crochet snowflake patterns.
Create an Adorable Heart Sampler Baby Afghan...
If you want to crochet a colorful and creative baby afghan using tapestry crochet, check out this free crochet pattern for a heart sampler baby afghan.
Learn How to Crochet with These Free Tutorials
Find free crochet tutorials -- learn how to work all kinds of different crochet stitches and projects.
Crochet Pattern Terms Differences Between...
A chart for translating crochet patterns written in British English crochet terms into American English crochet terms.
Crochet a Basic V Stitch with This Easy Guide
Learn how to crochet the basic v stitch with these free instructions.
How You Can Learn Tunisian Crochet Stitches
Find free tutorials and instructions for working various Tunisian crochet stitches.
How to Decrease
Step-by-step photos show how to single crochet two stitches together for a decrease.
Crochet a Classic Men's Wool Hat With This Free...
A winter hat is a great project to crochet for a special guy. The hat is a classic style, crocheted in a stitch resembling a rib knit.
23 Crochet Blanket Ideas
Need ideas for crocheting a blanket? If so, this is the place to get them -- along with free patterns and instructions for crocheting each design.
Your How-To Guide on Whip Stitching
Learn how to whip stitch. This quick and easy sewing technique is a fantastic way to join crocheted squares or other pieces together.
30+ Free Patterns for Crocheted Socks
Sock knitting has been a hot trend lately, but knitters aren't the only ones making socks. Join in the fun! This list of free crochet sock patterns features crocheted sock styles for the whole family.
The Best Places to Buy Crochet Thread
It can be challenging to find a good selection of crochet thread. This page will help you figure out where to buy it!
Joining Crochet Squares: Learn How to Use the...
Wondering how to join crocheted squares, granny squares, or other motifs? This photo tutorial shows you how to join your squares with slip stitch. It's easy!
Crochet Your Fellow a Classic Men's Scarf With...
If you would like to crochet a winter scarf for a special guy, this free crochet pattern may be just what you need. The scarf is a classic style. The stitch used resembles a rib knit, but it's not knitted; it's crocheted.
Free Instructional Videos on All Things Crochet
Crochet videos are a fantastic resource to use when you want to learn how to crochet. These free videos will help you learn the basic crochet stitches, and show you interesting crochet techniques. Find video instructions for learning how to crochet.
Free Patterns for Cute, Crocheted Baby Clothes
Find free crochet patterns for baby clothes and baby accessories -- baby booties, baby sweaters, baby hats and more.
New to Crocheting? Try This Easy Baby Afghan...
Here's a free crochet pattern for an easy baby afghan square. This afghan square is easy enough for beginners. It's a great way to practice your single crochet stitch; you'll get to work on single crochet in rows and also in rounds.
Whip Up a Pretty Little Flower with This Easy...
This is a pretty little crocheted flower that lies flat. This pattern is very easy to crochet, and it's a super quick project.
Our Easy, Step-by-Step Guide to Crocheting in...
Here's a step-by-step guide to crocheting in the round.
Crochet Some Dainty Doilies With These Free...
If you enjoy crocheting doilies, check out these free crochet doily patterns. There are free patterns for vintage doilies as well as contemporary doilies.
Fast, Easy Baby Blanket Crocheted in Antique...
You can crochet this fast, easy baby blanket for either baby boys or girls. It's a fantastic shower gift or charity crochet project. Page 3.
9 Free Patterns for Crocheted, Shell Stitched...
Find free patterns for crocheting shell stitch afghans.
Free Christmas Crochet Patterns
You can crochet bunches of festive holiday projects with these free Christmas patterns. Get free patterns for Christmas decorations, gifts, jewelry and more.
How to Crochet Sweet Baby Slippers
Simple crochet baby slippers are a perfect gift. Pair these baby slippers with a matching blanket and hat for a complete set.
Solid Shell Stitch
Shell stitch is one of the crochet stitches included in our photo gallery of special crochet stitches. See a picture of the shell stitch and learn how to crochet it! Page 6.
Crochet Slippers -- Free Patterns
This is the place to stock up on free crochet slipper patterns for babies, children and adults. No chilly feet allowed!
Crochet a Sweet Baby Blanket With This Free...
The Simple Crochet Baby Blanket is a free pattern that would be perfect for beginner crocheters. Use this simple crocheted baby blanket for little boys or girls depending on your color choice.
Free Tunisian Patterns for Your Crochet Projects
Here are free Tunisian crochet patterns for a variety of different projects. Find free Tunisian crochet patterns for easy potholders, pretty bags, and more.
Crocodile Stitch
If you would like to learn how to crochet the crocodile stitch, otherwise known as the crocodile scale stitch, this page is just what you need! Page 11.
Creepy Crafts: Free Halloween Patterns for...
Want to make your family's Halloween costumes or decorations? Need some free Halloween patterns and ideas? You'll find crochet patterns, craft patterns, & more!
Crochet Baby Blanket Close-Up Photo
See a close-up photo of the crochet stitches that make up my fast, easy crocheted baby blanket. The baby blanket pattern is available for free on our website. Page 2.
A Simple Crochet Pattern for Winter Scarves
Looking for a simple scarf pattern to crochet? Consider this one. It's an interesting textured design featuring alternating single crochet and chain stitches.
Crochet a Pretty Round Flower With This Easy...
Here's a free crochet pattern for an easy, beginner-friendly, one-color flower motif. No registration is required to access pattern.
How You Can Join with a Slip Stitch to Form a...
When reading a crochet pattern, have you ever encountered instructions that say
Crochet Your Own Home Decor with These Free...
Want to decorate your home with crocheted lovelies? This is the best place to find all kinds of free patterns for home accents.
16 Gorgeous Potholder Crochet Patterns
Come on in and check out these free crochet potholder patterns. The patterns are truly free with no strings attached – no registration necessary!
Basic Crocheted Flat Circle With Solid Center
Photo and instructions, showing how to crochet a basic flat circle in single crochet, using the method of joined rounds.
Free Patterns for Crocheting with Thread
This is the ultimate collection of free patterns for thread crochet. Find thread crochet patterns for bedspreads, doilies, bookmarks, scarves, edgings and more.
Back Loops, Back Loop Only, or BLO in Crochet
Does your crochet pattern include instructions to work in BLO / back loops only? Wondering what this means? Find out here & get free patterns for this technique!
How To Do a Treble or Triple Stitch
a simple how to for crocheting the treble stitch (also called a triple stitch).
Turning Chain: Crochet Technique You Should Try
What is a turning chain in crochet? Find out the glossary definition of a turning chain, and learn how many stitches to make your turning chain for each of the basic crochet stitches.
Try This Easy Snowflake for Your Next Crochet...
This easy crocheted snowflake uses only basic stitches, yet the results are gorgeous! Get the free snowflake pattern here on our website.
Crochet Tips: Try This Easy Afghan Edging
If you're looking for an easy, basic afghan edging that will look great with most afghan styles, this free pattern is a good one to consider.
Lacy Treble Shell Stitch
Learn how to crochet the lacy treble shell stitch, plus find free crochet patterns for practicing this beautiful stitch. Page 8.
Want to Crochet an Afghan? Try One of These...
Get free crochet square patterns organized by size. These squares would all make fantastic afghans; the list includes grannies plus other types of squares.
Visual Guide to the Tunisian Knit Stitch
Don't let the name fool you. The Tunisian knit stitch isn't knitted; it's a crochet stitch. We call it the knit stitch because it resembles stockinette stitch.
Make Your Own Dishcloths and Washcloths with...
It's easy to crochet a dishcloth or washcloth. Here are the basic instructions to follow, plus links to lots of free crochet patterns for dishcloths and washcloths.
How to Crochet a Beautiful Baby Blanket with...
View a photo of a crocheted baby afghan worked in lacy interrupted v stitch, and find a link to the free crochet pattern for making the baby afghan. Page 10.
Free Crochet Patterns for Men's Hats
Find free crochet patterns for making a variety of men's hats. These hats were all designed especially with guys in mind.
How To Make a Double Treble Stitch
a simple how to for crocheting the double treble stitch (also called a double triple stitch).
Free Filet Crochet Patterns You Should Try
Visit this page for free filet crochet patterns and charts -- both vintage designs and brand new contemporary patterns in a wide variety of themes.
Learn to Crochet a Scarf with This Step-by-Step...
Learn how to crochet a scarf using this complete guide; these instructions include links to many free crochet scarf patterns and scarf-making tutorials.
Crochet a Headband with this Free and Easy...
This simple, pretty crocheted headband is easy enough for total beginners. Come get the free crochet headband pattern here on our website.
Shell Edging: Learn This Easy Crochet Technique
This lovely but simple edging is comprised of half double crochet stitches worked in shell patterns. Get free instructions here on our website!
Crochet Some Cool Ear Warmers with These Free...
Ward off the chill with fabulous crocheted accessories such as these stylish and versatile ear warmers. If you want free patterns for ear warmers, this is the place to look.
Decorate Your Kitchen with These Free Crochet...
Accessorize your kitchen with stylish potholders, dishcloths, towel toppers, hot pads and trivets you can crochet using our free kitchen patterns.
Crochet Your Own Cloche with This Free Pattern
The Daisy Mae crocheted cloche is flirty and feminine. Free crocheted cloche pattern is sized for toddlers to adults.
Crochet Your Own Unique Skirt with One of These...
Take your pick of these free patterns for gorgeous crocheted skirts! You'll find lacy skirts, fancy skirts, dressy skirts, granny square skirts and more.
Save Your Scrap Yarn to Crochet These Patterns...
If scrap yarn is accumulating in your yarn stash, you’ll appreciate these free scrap yarn patterns for crochet. Find a variety of different projects and patterns that can be crocheted using yarns left over from other projects.
Everything You Need to Know about Tunisian...
Here's an overview of Tunisian crochet, a needlework technique that borrows elements from both knitting and crochet.
Show Support for Your Favorite Team with This...
Show your team spirit! You can use this free pattern to show your support for any team in any division or league - whether it's a junior team or pro-level team - football, basketball, hockey, baseball etc.
Treble Shell Stitch
Learn how to crochet the treble shell stitch. Page 7.
Make Your Own Afghan with These Free Granny...
Crochet a delightful granny square afghan with any of these free patterns.
Mint Green Crocheted Baby Blanket
This mint green baby blanket would make a delightful baby shower gift! Page 4.
What Can You Do With Two Basic Crochet Stitches?
Answer: Lots of things! Find free crochet patterns that only use 2 easy stitches, the chain and the single crochet.
Crochet Moss Stitch -- Granite Stitch
Learn how to do the crochet moss stitch, also known as the granite stitch. It's so easy! A total beginner could crochet this simple stitch.
How to Crochet a Simple Headband
This easy headband features a simple design crocheted in alternating single crochet and chain stitches. Come get the free headband pattern here!
Want to Crochet Something Fast? Check Out These...
Are you looking for some quick and easy crochet ideas? You’ve come to the right place. Here are some time-saving crochet techniques, projects, and patterns.
Make Your Own Washcloths with These Free...
Welcome to our index of free crochet washcloth patterns.
Here's Everything You Need to Start Crocheting...
Links to essential aspects of crocheting baby hats, from choosing the right yarn and style to exploring various patterns.
Learn the Solid Shell Stitch With Photos and...
Photos and instructions for learning how to crochet the solid shell stitch.
Crochet Women's Clothing with These Free Patterns
Dress yourself up in gorgeous crocheted clothing -- sweaters, shaws, wraps, scarves, and other delightful crocheted luxuries.
Make Your Own Cell Phone Case with This Free...
Welcome to our directory of free crochet patterns for cell phone cases and cell phone holders.
Crochet Your Own Colorful Rag Rug with This Guide
This rag rug is the prettiest thing I've ever crocheted! (So far, that is.) I'm really excited to share the free pattern with you.
Learn How to Crochet Circles with These Free...
It's easy to crochet a circle; these free tutorials and circle patterns will help you learn everything you need to know.
Keep Warm with These Free Winter Hat Crochet...
Want to crochet a warm winter hat for yourself, a friend, or anyone in your family? Check out our free winter hat patterns.
Everything You Need to Know About Crochet Hooks
Learn all about crochet hooks. Find information about crochet hook sets, afghan crochet hooks, Tunisian crochet hooks, ergonomic crochet hooks, light-up crochet hooks, readers' favorite crochet hooks, and more.
Cute Crochet Heart Patterns for Any Project
Grab some free crochet heart patterns to add to your pattern stash; they're nice for crocheting Valentine's Day gifts but there are lots of ways to use a heart.
Single Crochet Patterns for Every Skill Level
So you've learned the single crochet stitch. What can you do with it? The answer: LOTS of things! Come on in and grab some free single crochet patterns!
Easy Layered Crochet Rose
Learn how to crochet an easy layered rose with these free instructions.
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