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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.
Master the Single Crochet Stitch with This...
Learn how to single crochet using this illustrated step-by-step tutorial. Single crochet is an easy stitch to learn. It is one of the most important foundation stitches to know; you will need to know how to work single crochet in order to make most crochet projects and patterns. Even a total beginner can easily master the single crochet stitch.
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.
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.
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.
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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!
Free Crochet Patterns for Baby Afghans,...
Welcome to our index of free crochet patterns for baby afghans.
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.
Your Step-by-Step Guide to Mastering the...
This photo tutorial shows how to crochet a chain stitch.
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 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.
Learn to Make a Double Crochet Stitch with This...
Learn how to do the double crochet stitch with our free tutorial, which includes pictures and instructions plus links to free patterns for practicing the double crochet.
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.
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.
Your Handy Guide to Making a Crochet Slip Knot
There's a lot of incorrect information on the Internet about how to begin crochet projects. Learn how to begin your projects correctly using a slip knot.
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.
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.
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.
How to Make a Double Crochet Stitch
Photo and instructions on how to make a double crochet stitch.
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 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 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.
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.
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!
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.
A Beginner's Guide to the Treble Crochet Stitch
Learn how to work the treble crochet stitch with this free photo tutorial.
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.
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.
Learn 9 Different Ways to Join Different...
Learn seven different methods for joining granny squares, crocheted squares, crocheted motifs, or other crocheted pieces together.
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.
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 Yourself Some Beautiful Afghans with...
Find free patterns for crocheting stylish afghans with a skill level rating of easy or beginner.
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.
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.
Crochet Baby Blankets, Bibs, and More Using...
Crocheting for a new arrival? If so, this list of free baby patterns will come in handy.
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!
Crochet a Super Soft Dishcloth or Washcloth...
Want to crochet an ultra-soft cotton dishcloth or washcloth? Try this free crochet cloth pattern -- it's fabulous, and very easy too!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Make Yourself a Hip and Funky Slouch Hat with...
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
Crochet Stylish Beanies with These Free Patterns
Check out a whole bunch of free patterns for beanies and skull caps you can crochet.
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 Some Stylish Headbands with These Free...
Learn how to crochet headbands with this fantastic variety of free headband patterns.
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.
Jewelry Tutorials
Find free jewelry tutorials for crocheting necklaces, plus free crochet patterns for jewelry.
Crochet Pattern Terms Differences Between...
A chart for translating crochet patterns written in British English crochet terms into American English crochet terms.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Learn How to Crochet with These Free Tutorials
Find free crochet tutorials -- learn how to work all kinds of different crochet stitches and projects.
Fabric Crochet Tote Bag Pattern
This rag bag is not only beautiful, it's amazingly sturdy and versatile. Grab the free pattern here, and get started making your own gorgeous tote!
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 Cool Hats for Babies, Toddlers, and...
Use these free patterns to crochet kids' hats. There are hats sized for babies, toddlers and older kids.
How to Decrease
Step-by-step photos show how to single crochet two stitches together for a decrease.
Our Easy, Step-by-Step Guide to Crocheting in...
Here's a step-by-step guide to crocheting in the round.
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.
Make Your Own Accessories with These Free...
Find free crochet accessory patterns for fashion accessories including jewelry, scarves, hats, handbags, and headbands.
Crochet a Basic V Stitch with This Easy Guide
Learn how to crochet the basic v stitch with these free instructions.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
How You Can Learn Tunisian Crochet Stitches
Find free tutorials and instructions for working various Tunisian crochet stitches.
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.
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.
9 Free Patterns for Crocheted, Shell Stitched...
Find free patterns for crocheting shell stitch afghans.
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.
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.
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!
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 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.
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.
How You Can Join with a Slip Stitch to Form a...
When reading a crochet pattern, have you ever encountered instructions that say
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 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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
How To Make a Double Treble Stitch
a simple how to for crocheting the double treble stitch (also called a double triple stitch).
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.
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.
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.
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!
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 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.
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.
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.
Make Your Own Afghan with These Free Granny...
Crochet a delightful granny square afghan with any of these free patterns.
How To Do a Treble or Triple Stitch
a simple how to for crocheting the treble stitch (also called a triple stitch).
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.
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.
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!
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.
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!
Crochet Your Own Curtains with These Free...
Crocheted window treatments can be fabulous, fancy, lacy or laid-back. These free crochet curtain patterns will suit a variety of home decorating styles.
Easy Layered Crochet Rose
Learn how to crochet an easy layered rose with these free instructions.
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.
Make Your Own Washcloths with These Free...
Welcome to our index of free crochet washcloth patterns.
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.
Crochet Your Favorite Fellow a Classic Men's...
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.
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.
Making Oval Shaped Items and Rag Rug Directions
Pattern for an oval rag rug, crocheted from fabric strips and instructions for making oval shapes for other items, such as a purse bottom or a placemat.
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!
Crochet Women's Clothing with These Free Patterns
Dress yourself up in gorgeous crocheted clothing -- sweaters, shaws, wraps, scarves, and other delightful crocheted luxuries.
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.
How to Get Started in Filet Crochet
This feature explains the basics of filet crochet, with illustrations; how to read a diagram included.
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.
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.
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.
Keep Your Teapot Warm with These Cute Crochet...
Want to get started on a new crochet project? These tea cosy patterns are all delightful, and best of all the patterns are free for you to use.
Learn How to Do Tapestry Crochet with This...
Want to learn how to do tapestry crochet? This free photo tutorial will show you how.
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.
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.
Crochet Beautiful Butterfly Designs with These...
Discover a delightful selection of free crochet patterns with a butterfly design; you'll find a variety of different butterfly patterns to choose from.
Links To Learn Crochet Stitches Techniques Step...
Where to find diagrams, step-by-step photo how-to's, instructions for making various crochet stitches, using different techniques and help for beginners.
Try These Free Baby Bib Crochet Patterns
Want to make a baby bib for a sweet new arrival? Check out these free baby bib patterns; there are crochet baby bibs, plus knit and hand-crafted bibs too.
Learn the Solid Shell Stitch With Photos and...
Photos and instructions for learning how to crochet the solid shell stitch.
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.
Learn How to Crochet Hexagons with These Free...
Want to learn how to crochet a hexagon? The following pages teach you everything you need to know about crocheting hexagons; you'll find free crochet hexagon patterns plus free tutorials that teach you how to make these intriguing six-sided shapes in crochet.
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.
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 Do Corner Start Diagonal
a simple how to for crocheting diagonally in small blocks of double crochet stitches, working from corner to corner.
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.
19 Free Crochet Jewelry Patterns You Should...
Find free crochet jewelry patterns including necklaces, bracelets, chains, and an amulet bag.
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.
2 Crochet Baby Sweater Patterns for Beginners
Crochet a baby sweater or cardigan using our free crochet baby sweater patterns.

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