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October 2018
October 2018

11 PATTERNS FOR NEW CROCHETERS

Want to learn how to crochet or just got started? Below you'll find 11 free projects to help you on your crochet journey. Simply click on the images and you'll be able to download the pattern straight to your computer. If you get stuck, just watch our video tutorials here. Once you're ready to step up your hooking game, you'll find plenty of other projects here on our website. More of a knitter? Click here for thousands of knitting projects.

11 PATTERNS FOR NEW CROCHETERS

1. EGGCELLENT COSIES

Try these easy-peasy egg cosies, they're perfect for an Easter weekend breakfast – you'll be eggstatic with the result!

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2. SIMPLE SCARF

Join simple colourful flowers to make this beginner-friendly crochet scarf. It's a great way of brightening a spring outfit and you could make all the flowers in different shades to really make the colours pop.

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3. CRAFTY KITTY

This quick amigurumi cat is made with just one ball of yarn. We must warn you, once you make one you'll want to make a whole litter of kittens!

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4. FESTIVE COSY

Try a traditional crochet tea cosy with an easy repeat pattern. It's the perfect Christmas gift for a loved one or a little treat for yourself to whip out year after year.

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5. HEADPHONES COVER

Give your accessories a makeover with this simple headphones cover and cable tidies project, listening to music has never been so stylish.

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6. MACARON MAKES

The perfect Sunday evening project, these crochet macarons can be made in no time – best served with tea and cake in our opinion.

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7. BEGINNER BUNNY

Impress your friends with this one-ball baby bunny pattern, you'll be able to hook this rabbit super fast! Why not use your yarn scraps?

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8. FLORAL COASTERS

Simple crocheted coasters like these are perfect for beginners. They're worked in the round with lots of repetitive stitches, so it's great for practising and helping you to master the basics.

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9. STATIONERY SET

Give your desk the crochet treatment with this cute set. Including pen covers, a keyring and a mini-cacti succulent, it doesn't get any better than that.

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10. CROCHET ACCESSORY

Prepare for summer with an easy crochet ribbon. Simply tie onto a summer hat or use it to brighten up a handbag, either way, it's sure to impress.

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11. EASTER DECORATION

Get Easter-ready with our lovely bunting – the fluffy tails are just so cute.

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Ready for more of a challenge? Click here to try an exclusive Emma Varnam blanket pattern!

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