15 Super Easy and Fun Crochet Projects for Beginners

It can be really frustrating when you see a lot of amazing crochet projects that are just too complicated for a beginner to make! Don’t worry, you’ll be a pro in no time. But first, you should practice with easy and free crochet projects that will help you build your skills (and your confidence).

These basic crochet projects are anything but boring. Indeed, some of them are so nice it’s hard to believe the patterns are so easy! If you can single crochet, half double crochet and double crochet then I’m confident that you can make any free crochet pattern on this list! Scroll down for inspiration!

1.Mask Mates Ear Savers

Mask Mates Ear Savers - Easy Crochet Patterns for Beginners

Designer: LotusBloomsDesigns

Make wearing a face mask a little less annoying with a Mask Mate Ear Saver that will hold the elastic ear bands for you. This is also a great way to express your personality with bright colors and fun buttons.

2. Amigurumi Bumblebee Pattern

Amigurumi Bumblebee Pattern - Easy Crochet Patterns for Beginners

Designer: Hooked by Robin

Get your toes wet with a super easy Amigurumi Bumblebee before you tackle a more complicated project. I love how fat and cute this bumble bee is and he would make a great gift for a kiddo too!

3. The Easiest Crochet Hat EVER

The Easiest Crochet Hat EVER - Easy Crochet Patterns for Beginners

Designer: Yay for Yarn

If you’ve made a dishcloth (isn’t that everyone’s first project?) then you can make this hat, I promise! The Easiest Crochet Hat EVER starts out as a rectangle and is then sewn together to make a hat. It’s like crochet magic!

4. Easy Fingerless Gloves

Easy Fingerless Gloves - Easy Crochet Patterns for Beginners

Designer: You Should Craft

All you need to know to make these Easy Fingerless Gloves is how to chain stitch and how to double crochet. This is another project that is worked as a flat rectangle and then transformed into a beautiful pair of gloves with a couple simple seams.

5. Easy Chunky Scarf

Easy Chunky Scarf - Easy Crochet Patterns for Beginners

Designer: Zeens and Roger

Practice your half double crochet stitches and use up all the little half skeins you have lying around to make this Easy Chunky Scarf. It’s so colorful! The oversized look is super popular right now and it’s also extra cozy and warm.

6. Super Easy Carrot Bunting

Super Easy Carrot Bunting - Easy Crochet Patterns for Beginners

Designer: Eye Love Knots

Buntings are a quick and easy way of decorating your house! They use very little yarn but they pack a big visual impact. Why not make this Super Easy Carrot Bunting to decorate a child’s bedroom, a gardening area or for easter.

7. Easy Crochet Hearts

Easy Crochet Hearts - Easy Crochet Patterns for Beginners

Designer: Loops and Love Crochet

Easy Crochet Hearts are quick and fun to make and perfect for any occasion. I don’t want to alarm you, but Valentine’s day is seriously right around the corner. If you want to get a head start you can sew one of these hearts on any project for a fresh new look.

8. Easy Peasy Amigurumi Donut Free Crochet Pattern

Amigurumi Donut - Easy Crochet Patterns for Beginners

Designer: Amigurumi Food

Who’s hungry? An Amigurumi Donut would really hit the spot right now. These would be so cute as party favors or you could even display them in a child’s bedroom. Hmm, now you just have to decide what flavor donuts you want to make!

9. Snowglobe Ornaments

Snowglobe Ornaments - Easy Crochet Patterns for Beginners

Designer: Repeat Crafter Me

Crochet hack! Decorative buttons are a great way to save time and keep projects simple and beginner friendly. These adorable Snowglobe Ornaments use Christmas buttons to set the scene. What a fun and easy project!

10. Ball Toss Game

Ball Toss Game - Easy Crochet Patterns for Beginners

Designer: Winding Road Crochet

Keep bored little ones busy and engaged with this super fun Ball Toss Game. Little crochet bowls and their matching balls make learning fun. You can use this set to help your kiddo practice colors, numbers and hand eye coordination!

11. The Jacqueline Easy Crochet Basket Pattern

Jacqueline Crochet Basket - Easy Crochet Patterns for Beginners

Designer: Make and Do Crew

You’re going to be so proud of yourself after making this amazing looking Jacqueline Crochet Basket! The lemon peel stitch is a great one to add to your repertoire. All you have to do is alternate between single and double crochet stitches.

12. Mandala Floor Rug

Mandala Floor Rug - Easy Crochet Patterns for Beginners

Designer: Wink

Go big or go home with this fabulous Mandala Floor Rug. T-shirt yarn is nice and thick and works up quick. It’s also super durable. This project looks so polished that it’s really hard to believe it’s just double crochet and chain stitches!

13. Mario Brothers Mushrooms

Mario Brothers Mushrooms - Easy Crochet Patterns for Beginners

Designer: Wolf Dreamer

Power up your crochet skills with this simple amigurumi project. These Mario Brother Mushrooms are so fun and easy to make. When you’ve got the pattern down, try it again with smaller yarn to make a phone charm or pendant!

14. Bouncy Ball Baby Blanket

Bouncy Ball Baby Blanket - Easy Crochet Patterns for Beginners

Designer: Deb’s Crafts

Seems like someone is always having a baby and there’s always a baby shower to look forward to. Handmade blankets like this cute and easy Bouncy Ball Baby Blanket are the perfect gift! You can make this blanket with just single and double crochet stitches.

15. Easy Tote Bag

Easy Tote Bag - Easy Crochet Patterns for Beginners

Designer: Naztazia

You can never have enough tote bags! They’re perfect for carrying your books or produce, they look great and they’re good for the planet too. This Easy Tote Bag is no exception! I love the bold pops of color in the differently sized stripes.

Seriously, you’ve got this! Eeny meeny minie mo….just pick any project on this list and see how it goes. Remember, there’s no such thing as perfect and everyone has to start somewhere. Appreciate your accomplishments and don’t get discouraged. Crochet is a skill that you can use your whole life!

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