Celebrate St. George’s Day crochet style with this round up of mythical and medieval patterns.
Whether you’re donning your woolly armour and transforming into a knight, or binge-watching the latest season of Game of Thrones while stitching up a dragon egg, these makes are guaranteed to bring an element of fun to your day.
We’re taking it back to the lands of princesses and noble steeds, where all kinds of strange and adorable creatures are waiting to meet your crochet hook. Griffins and dragons and mermaids, oh my!
These hatchlings might grow up to be fearsome, but right now they’re the perfect introduction to amigurumi, not to mention very fitting characters for St. George’s Day! The dragon and egg patterns use simple increases and decreases and can be made in a couple of evenings for instant cuteness.
We all know that hooded cowls are adorable, but this dragon hood really takes the biscuit. Available in sizes for toddlers, children and adults, you won’t be able to say no to becoming a family of stylish dragons for St. George’s Day and every day after. Just look at that tail!
If you’re setting off on an adventure to look for dragons, we recommend galloping off on this trusty steed!
Fairytale finger puppets
Now that you’ve sorted your means of transportation, travel back in time to a world of brave knights and wise princesses with these fun fairytale finger puppets. The patterns are super simple to put together and perfect for using up scrap bits of yarn.
Crocheted armour might not protect against mythical creatures, but it will look awesome and keep your little one’s head warm! Delve into your button stash to attach the visor, which can either be worn up or down for an extra line of defence in a battle against the weather.
This unicorn headband will make playtime extra magical! It uses only three simple crochet stitches and is a great way to use up oddments from your stash.
Create your very own legendary creature who’s equal parts majestic and sweet. Approximately 10 inches tall from ear to foot, this little beastie is the perfect companion for any child and would also make a great gift for a magical-loving adult.
Mythical creatures aren’t just for children and this adult size mermaid tail blanket is sew-free, seamless and easy to make. The simple shell stitch design looks just like scales, and the colour possibilities are endless. It can even be made to wear as a scarf!
The fact that this happy little guy is inspired by Game of Thrones is a win in itself, but that isn’t the only great thing about this delightful pattern. At 8-12cm when made from DK yarn with a 2.5mm or 3mm hook, the doll is quite small, meaning it’s adorable, quick to make and only requires a small amount of yarn and stuffing!
This stylish pattern is guaranteed to make you feel like a princess. Whether you wear it to a fancy dress event or simply to keep your hair in place on a warm day, the floral cap design is super cool in more ways than one, and can be worked up incredibly fast.
In the spirit of St. George’s Day, or if you can’t get enough of Game of Thrones, crochet this easy-to-follow dragon egg pattern. The plush design looks just like Daenerys’ dragon eggs from the series and would be a fabulous gift for any fan.
With dragons on the loose, our fairy friends are going to need somewhere to stay, and this magical crocheted fairy garden is just the sweetest thing. In popular folklore, toadstools were thought to be a sign of good fortune, wealth and prosperity, so this rewarding make may even send some St. George’s Day luck your way!