Are you feeling a bit bored today, but really want to crochet something fun? If that answer is a big yes, you’ve come to the right spot. Today, all be showing you 10 different crochet projects you can make in a day. These free crochet patterns are easy and beginner-friendly!
So if you’re in a rut and just don’t know what to crochet, I hope this list gives you some inspiration on what to make.
Crochet Patterns to Make When You’re Bored
In the list down below, you’ll find a mix of home decor patterns and accessory patterns. I always love making these types of crochet patterns when I’m bored because they can be made in a day.
And sometimes we just need some instant gratification! So I find myself making these projects the most when I just don’t know what to make.
Here are also some other crochet roundup posts if you need some more ideas:
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- Home Decor Cotton + Bamboo Patterns to Make
- Crochet Housewarming Gift Ideas to Make
Alright, let’s get started with our roundup!
1. Mini Crochet Heart Garland
The first crochet pattern in this roundup is a cute mini crochet heart. This crochet pattern is perfect if you want to make something small and quick. This pattern is a fun one because you can make so many things with these crochet hearts, like garland.
You can also glue them on cards or attach them to other crochet projects.
Free Pattern Link + Guided Video Tutorial: Mini Crochet Hearts
2. Crochet Washcloths
If you’re really feeling bored and want to crochet something useful, how about some washcloths? You can crochet a couple of different sets for each room in the house, like the kitchen and bathroom.
I love making washcloths because it’s a fun quick crochet project. I like to make them in all different colors and sometimes I even add my initials to the corner. These also make a great gift!
Free Pattern Link + Guided Video Tutorial: Crochet Washcloth Pattern
3. Modern Chunky Crochet Coasters
Another great pattern to crochet, when you’re bored, is coasters. Coasters are so much fun to make. With so many coaster patterns available, you’re bound to find one that you like. This free crochet coaster pattern is made with bulky cotton yarn.
It’s great for beginners and advanced crocheters!
Free Pattern Link + Guided Video Tutorial: Modern Crochet Coaster Pattern
4. Crochet Pillow with Pom-Poms
The next pattern in this round-up is a crochet pillow. This crochet pillow pattern is made out of a basic square using a simple stitch. It’s made using bulky yarn and includes a step-by-step video tutorial.
Here are two more crochet pillow patterns, you might like:
Free Pattern Link + Guided Video Tutorial: Crochet Pillow Pattern
5. Crochet Market Bag
If you love crocheting bags, this might be the perfect pattern for you. This crochet farmers market bag is made in one piece. So if you’re feeling bored and don’t want to work on a lot of tail-ends, I think you should give this pattern a try.
It’s written for 2 different sizes (small or large) and includes step-by-step photos and a guided video tutorial.
Free Pattern Link + Guided Video Tutorial: Crochet Market Bag Pattern
6. Crochet Laptop Case
If you’re looking for something useful to crochet when you’re bored and know someone who needs a laptop case. How about this fun crochet laptop case pattern?
This crochet pattern looks really complicated, but it’s actually really simple to make. All you have to do is make two rectangles using the lotus stitch and whipstitch the sides together. This pattern also includes step-by-step photos and a guided video tutorial.
Free Pattern Link + Guided Video Tutorial: Crochet Laptop Case Pattern
7. Tunisian Crochet Washcloth
I wanted to include this crochet pattern because it’s made using Tunisian crochet. Tunisian crochet is a really fun crochet technique that uses a long crochet hook.
So if you want to learn a new crochet technique, I would recommend starting out with this beginner-friendly pattern.
Free Pattern Link + Guided Video Tutorial: Tunisian Crochet Washcloth Pattern
8. Braided Crochet Headband
If you’re still feeling like you don’t know what to make, why not try a fun hair accessory? This crochet headband pattern is fun and easy to make!
All you have to do is make three strands and braid them together. Add a few buttons and you’re done!
Free Pattern Link: Braided Crochet Headband Pattern
9. Crochet Hot Pad
These crochet hot pads are made in the round using double-thick yarn. So if you’re wanting to make something for your kitchen, this would be the perfect pattern for you!
Free Pattern Link + Guided Video Tutorial: Crochet Hot Pad Pattern
10. Boho Crochet Coasters
The last pattern in this roundup is another fun crochet coaster pattern. This pattern is beginner-friendly and uses only one stitch. It’s a fun + quick crochet project.
Free Pattern Link + Guided Video Tutorial: Boho Crochet Coaster Pattern
If you’re still feeling bored after this post, I would recommend grabbing your favorite yarn + hook and trying out some new crochet stitches or crochet borders. Sometimes this really does the trick!
Here’s a list of some crochet stitches and crochet borders to try out:
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