30+ Free Unique Crochet Patterns (2024)

I have a special treat for you today! I've found over 30 unique crochet patterns.

There's an amazingly random list of unusual crochet items: everything from clothing, to blankets, to animals, to bags, to pillows.

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I've separated the patterns sections based on skill level, easy or intermediate. If you're a beginner crocheter, start by trying out an easy pattern first. If you're ready to learn some new different stitches, delve into the intermediate section.

The best part? They're all free crochet patterns! That's right, all these fun crochet ideas include free patterns.

Crochet patterns use abbreviations for the stitches used. If you don't crochet everyday, you might not remember what they stand for. Or maybe you've never learned the stitch before.

Below is a list of what the abbreviations stand for. You can find a more complete list at Craft Yarn Council. After each pattern, I'll include the stitches needed for that particular project.

If you're like me and like to crochet, but only know the basic stitches, it's always helpful to google the stitch. There's always a tutorial on how to do it. I LOVE that I can learn new things so easily!

Looking for a fun gift for a crochet lover? Try this big list of over 50 gift ideas for crocheters.

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What do these crochet abbreviations stand for?

ch = chainmr = magic ring or magic circlesc = single crochetdc = double crochethdc = half double crochetflo = front loop onlyblo = back loop onlysl st = slip stich
rsc = reverse single crochettr or tc = treble crochet or triple crochetdtr = double treble crochetsc2tog = single crochet 2 stitches togetherdc2tog = double crochet 2 stitches togetherfpdc = front post double crochetbpdc = back post double crochetfphdc = front post half double crochetinc = increasedec = decreasefdc = foundation double crochetexhdc = extended half double crochetcsdc = chainless starting double crochettss = Tunisian simple stitchtps = Tunisian purl stitch

EASY UNIQUE CROCHET PATTERNS

Let's get started with my favorite easy crochet pattern.

MySUPER easy crocheted hot pad

Stitches used: ch, sc
This is the perfect project for an absolute beginner at crochet. You only need to know how to chain and how to single crochet. Those are two of the most simple stitches there are.

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Seed Stitch Dish Clothby Supermom No Cape

Stitches used: ch, sc, dc, hdc

Crochet dishcloths are handy to have and also a great gift idea. Everyone loves to receive a handmade item.

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Mesh Triangle Shawlby Christacodesign

Stitches used: ch, dc

Isn't this scarf lovely? Stitch it up using different colors for a whole different look.

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Crochet Gift Bowby Julie Measures

Stitches used: ch, sc

This is a good idea! Crochet a bow! It's an easy crochet pattern and will add a special touch to your gift.

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Crochet Cell Phone Bagby 5 Minutes for Mom

Stitches used: ch, sc, dc

This is the great way to use up those yarn scraps. It uses just a few basic crochet stitches, so it's great for beginners.

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Heart Coastersby Hooked on Patterns

Stitches used: ch, sc, sc2tog

Isn't this is one of the most adorable crochet patterns? Try a Valentine's theme, use pinks, reds and white yarn.

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Crochet Pumpkinby Julie Measures

Stitches used: mr, sc, hdc, dc

This is the perfect project for fall! I love the neutral look the grey yarn brings.

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Mini Crochet Heartsby Thoresby Cottage

Stitches used: mr, sc, sl st, sc2tog

These mini hearts are so cute! They would make a great cupcake topper or garland.

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Crochet Blanketby Nana's Crafty Home

Stitches used: ch, sc, puff stitch

Have a baby shower coming up? Stitch up a baby blanket for the newborn. Switch out the color scheme with blues for a boy. Or yellows and greens for a gender neutral blanket.

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Barbie Hat Patternby My Turn for Us

Stitches used: ch, sc

Make these easy crochet hats for dolls. A great project for leftover yarn pieces.

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Small Crochet Basketby Craftify My Love

Stitches used: sl st, mr, sc, hdc, rsc

Dress up your potted plants with a crochet basket.

Easy Crochet Blanket

Stitches used: ch, hdc

Blankest are sometimes overwhelming because they are so big. By using thick chunky yarn and a simple pattern like this one anyone can tackle this project.

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Crochet Pillowsby Knot 2 Sassy

Stitches used: sc, tss

These are fun decorative pillows that uses a unique crochet stitch called the Tunisian simple stitch.

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Beaded Mini Crochet Bagsby Loopingly Made

Stitches used: sc, tc, dc

Adding embellishments like beads to your projects give it that wow factor.

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Yarn Embellished Pumpkins

Stitches used: ch

This easy project uses just a simple chain. Such a fun way to dress up a dollar store pumpkin.

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Lined Crochet Basketby Moogly

Stitches used: mr, sc

You can never have too many baskets. Am I right? A handmade basket brings a touch of warmth and coziness to your decor. It's also a great gift idea!

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Crochet Gnomeby Amber Simmons

Stitches used: ch, sc

If you're a gnome lover, you gotta make this color block gnome. So fun!

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Crochet Kittiesby Thoresby Cottage

Stitches used: mr, sc, sc2tog, dc

Look at these sweet little kittens! Check out this free amigurumi pattern.

INTERMEDIATE CROCHET PATTERNS

These patterns require a little bit more skill because they utilize more complicated crochet stitches. They are not too difficult, just more advanced than a beginner level project.

Challenge yourself to learn some new stitches with these intermediate crochet projects.

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Crochet pulloverby Joy of Motion Crochet

Stitches used: ch, dc, blo, dc2tog, sc, sl st

This crochet sweater is gorgeous!

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Crochet Cupcake Pin Cushionby Hooked on Patterns

Stitches used: mr, ch, sl st, sc, inc, hdc, fphdc

Whip up this little charming little cupcake pin cushion.

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Fire and Ice Shawlby Underground Crafter

Stitches used: ch, dc, dc2tog, hdc, sc

Make a lacy scarf with this free crochet pattern.

Scalloped Edged Crochet Hot Pad

Stitches used: ch, sc, dc, tc

This double thick crochet hot pad is so pretty in a variegated yarn. Add the little scalloped edge for extra cuteness.

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Crochet Trivet Patternby Try It, Like It, Create It

Stitches used: ch, sc, dc, sl st

Get fancy with this star shaped woven trivet pattern.

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Barbie Tutu Patternby My Turn for Us

Stitches used: ch, sc, dc, dc2tog, tc

Another fun pattern to dress up your Barbie dolls.

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Crochet Shawl Patternby Stitch in Progress

Stitches used: Flame stitch - this is a unique and beautiful stitch that is a combination of sc, dc2tog and tc

Ooohhh! I love this lacy pattern! It makes a lovely shawl!

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Baby Flip Flopsby Craftify My Love

Stitches used: ch, sc, hdc, dc

How cute is this! Crochet flip flops for baby.

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Cardiganby Moogly

Stitches used: fdc, flo and blo, exhdc, csdc, sthdc, sc

This looks like a cozy cardigan for those cold winter months.

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Crochet Teddy Bear Applique Patternby Kerri's Crochet

Stitches used: sl st, sc, hdc, dc, tr, dtr

Here's a fun little crochet bear you can applique to any project you want.

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Crochet Dressby Yarn Hook Needles

Stitches used: ch, tss, tps

This pretty dress uses a few unique crochet stitches.

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Short Sleeved Crochet Cardiganby Hooked Hazel

Stitches used: sl st, sc, hdc, tc

I absolutely love the lacy edge on this cardigan.

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Baby Elephant Crochet Appliqueby Kerri's Crochet

Stitches used: sl st, sc, hdc, dc, tr

Here's some more adorable crochet applique. This time it's cute little elephants.

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Pretty Crochet Topby Loopingly Made

Stitches used: sc, dc, hdc

This lovely top uses just three crochet stitches, but I love the texture it brings to the shirt.

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Ruffle Edged Wrapby Christacodesign

Stitches used: ch, sc, dc, fpdc, dpdc, crossed dc

This wrap blends strips with ruffles, a great combination.

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