Ready to make a quick project? Want to use up some leftover yarn? These free patterns for small crochet projects are here to inspire you!
Each of these projects is quick to work up. And most of them are super easy too.
From small home decor items to easy accessories and fun holiday projects, you’re sure to find a project that you can start right away.
So grab your favorite yarn and hook and whip out a project in no time at all!
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Small crochet projects are great for so many reasons. Use these patterns to give you crochet ideas for smaller projects:
- When you don’t have a lot of time
- To take a break from crocheting a large project
- To use up a small amounts of yarn
- When you need easy crochet gift ideas
- To find items you can make to sell at craft fairs
- To whip up some stocking stuffers at Christmas
- When you need a quick win by finishing up a project fast
- When you are looking for beginner-friendly crochet patterns
Small Crochet Projects
Crochet coasters are the perfect small crochet project. They're great for using up scraps and leftover yarn.
Grab some worsted weight cotton yarn to make this pair of textured washcloths.
Small crochet gift bags can be fun to make for an extra special gift!
Bonding squares are used to help premature babies bond with their mothers. They can be a thoughtful gift or to be donated to your chosen charity.
Mason Jar Covers
Crochet mason jar covers are great for adding a little decoration to your desk or table. This pattern is adjustable to fit standard mason jar sizes.
One Skein Scarf
When you want a quick accessory, a one skein scarf pattern can be a great project.
This chunky cowl works up super fast. You can make more than one in a weekend to give away as gifts!
Lacy and lightweight, this simple scarf is easy to make with a combination of double crochet and chain stitches.
With just 80 yards of dk yarn, you can whip up this lightweight lacy hat.
Open stitches make this lightweight headband a perfect summer project.
Crochet a sweet bracelet perfect for spring with this free pattern.
These textured earrings look great in both solid and variegated yarns.
You can download this comfy slipper pattern for free from Sweet Potato 3.
Small Clutch Bag
Using super bulky yarn, this versatile clutch is easy to make.
Worsted Weight Crochet Cowl
Use worsted weight yarn to whip up a quick and beautiful crochet cowl.
Choose some bright colors and make a quick sunglasses case with this free pattern.
This beautiful make-up bag would make a lovely gift.
This gorgeous bright suncather takes about 31 yards of DK weight yarn.
You can use these versatile baskets to hold all kinds of small items like flowers, toiletries or yarn!
Brighten up your kitchen with a super cute towel topper.
Dice bags are great projects for scrap yarn. You can make one of these quick crochet dice bags in an evening. Give them as gifts to your game loving friends. You only need to know basic crochet stitches to get started on making a dice bag.
Crochet is fabulous for making thick and beautiful hot pads.
This absorbent crochet dishcloth uses a feather stitch for its beautiful texture.
You just need a small amount of worsted weight yarn to make this cute coffee cozy! Coffee cozies can be great projects for craft fairs. You just need a small amount of worsted weight yarn to make this cute coffee cozy! Coffee cozies can be great projects for craft fairs. v
This oval crochet placemat pattern is an easy way to brighten up your table.
These matching nesting baskets are quick and simple to make.
These cute keychains include step by step instructions with pictures for crocheting in the round and joining new yarn.
These adorable chapstick holders are function as a keychain.
This easy project includes clear photos for how to sew the phone case up after you finish crocheting.
Use these pretty flowers to add to a hat, headband, or hair clip.
Crocheted hair ties can be worn in a variety of ways. The pattern includes child and adult sizes. So you can make them for a little girl or you may like the smaller size for tying in the front.
Try some lovely lacy stitches and make this gorgeous corner bookmark.
Give a bookmark to someone in their favorite color using this quick pattern.
Reusable crochet scrubbies are great for the kitchen.
Water Bottle Holder
Carry your water around in style with this water bottle holder.
Crochet Water Balloons
This is a fun project! Crochet reusable water balloons.
Boot cuffs are a quick project that add a beautiful touch!
Dress up your candles with these gorgeous cabled candle wraps.
Gift Card Holder
Surprise someone with a gift card in a crocheted holder.
Crochet Jump Rope
Make your own jump rope with t-shirt yarn.
Hand Sanitizer Holder
This handy pattern makes a quick holder for your hand sanitizer.
The pan protectors start with a hexagon shape and include instructions for three different sizes.
Plastic Bag Holder
Keep all your plastic bags organized with this pretty holder.
This beautiful soap saver has a lovely texture.
These soft scrunchies are great fast projects.
Fingerless gloves are fun to whip up for presents.
Reusable crochet face scrubbies are soft and great for cutting down on waste.
Crochet beautiful baby booties to give as gifts.
A mug rug is a little bigger than a coaster and a great stashbusting project!
This crochet kerchief is an easy and beautiful accessory.
Crochet makes wonderful and snuggly ear warmers.
Soap On A Rope
Enjoy making a resusable soap on a rope holder with this easy pattern.
Crochet another quick baby gift with this pacifier clip pattern.
This crystal holder necklace is easy to make.
Bulky Yarn Hat
The Spiral Style Hat works up super fast in bulky yarn. This beanie hat is a great when you want to make a hat for last-minute gifts or to donate to charity in the winter season. The pattern uses easy stitches so beginners will enjoy this project too!
Jazz up your car with this soft seatbelt cover.
Toilet Paper Roll Cover
Make toilet paper roll covers in a variety of colors with this classic pattern.
Crochet cute little hearts to use in jewelry, as part of gifts, or just for fun! You only need a little yarn and basic stitches to make these fun hearts.
This is a quick and easy doily pattern that looks lovely in a variety of colors.
Mini Easter Basket
For a quick Easter decoration, try a mini crochet Easter basket. Fill it with small chocolates or with mini crochet Easter eggs.
Mini Easter Eggs
These mini crochet Easter eggs are a good use for a small amount of yarn.
If you've got some extra velvet yarn, this ornament is a quick and easy way to use it to decorate your Christmas tree.
Crochet pumpkins are so much fun to make. This pattern uses chunky yarn for a pumpkin that you can make fast!