Another Cro-DAY in Lockdown

ONE-DAY-A-WEEK CROTCHET PATTERNS TO BEAT LOCKDOWN BOREDOM 

Crotchet is an excellent way to keep the hands busy whilst binging Netflix, or any other way you’re whiling away the hours of isolation. Also, you can make yourselves some incredible, hand-made items ranging from clothes to scarves to  plushies! 

  1. A Crotchet Beanie  
  • Beginner Friendly  
  • 1.5 Hours  
Whether you're new to crocheting or just last minute crochet project, this free crochet hat pattern for beginers is astonishingly easy. If you can crochet a rectangle, you can make this simple unisex beanie pattern! Full torque pattern and tutorial from Make and Do Crew.com. Perfect last minute crochet gift idea!

Perfect for the winter months, and a quick-fix for a last minute birthday present – these beanies are an excellent way to expand your crotcher repertoire. Click here

  1. Baby Blanket  
  • Beginner Friendly  
  • 5 Hours  
5-Hour Baby Blanket - Learn how to crochet using basic crochet stitches and simple patterns. These beginner crochet patterns are easy and completely free. #FreeCrochetPattern #CrochetPattern #CrochetAddict #BeginnerCrochetPatterns

The perfect gift to send along to an expectant friend, or perhaps to cosy up with yourself in the winter months, this pattern can be customised and adapted easily. This is such a cute project! 

  1. Reusable Cotton Balls or Spa Scrubbie  
  • Beginner Friendly 
  • Very Quick!  
Reusable Spa Scrubbies - Learn how to crochet using basic crochet stitches and simple patterns. These beginner crochet patterns are easy and completely free. #FreeCrochetPattern #CrochetPattern #CrochetAddict #BeginnerCrochetPatterns

These are one of the simplest crotchet patterns to follow. Reusable pads make great tools to use for make-up removal and are an excellent sustainable swap in order to reduce your consumption of single-use products! Find out how to make them here

  1. Market Tote Bag  
  •  Intermediate/Beginner Level  
  • Less than a day  

This tote is a super easy way to look stylish on your daily walk or essential shopping trip. It could even  be great for a beach outing – just be careful getting it wet! The pattern will introduce some new stitches to you whilst still being easy to follow.  

  1. Cup Cosy  
  • Beginner  
  • Around an hour  
Caffeinated Coffee Cozy - Learn how to crochet using basic crochet stitches and simple patterns. These beginner crochet patterns are easy and completely free. #FreeCrochetPattern #CrochetPattern #CrochetAddict #BeginnerCrochetPatterns

This won’t take up much yarn so would be a good way to finish up a colour with a little left. These little cosies would be perfect for keeping a hot drink warm on a wintery walk, as well as acting as a reusable alternative to coffee cup holders when the world goes back to normal again! 

  1. Rainbow Dishcloth  
  • Beginner Friendly 
  • Around 15 minutes 

At around 7 inches long it can act as a sturdy drying cloth – for your face or for glass wear. These would also be a really cute gift for baby showers or children’s birthdays. Change up the colours! Make the pattern your own. 

  1. Draught Excluders  
  • Intermediate  
  • A Few Hours  

With the basic pattern you could expand upon it – maybe add a tongue and make it into a snake! You’ll need some material to use as stuffing for the excluder as well. This is a cute addition to a house as well as improving your energy efficiency! 

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