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I am really bad at following crochet patterns. I am just SO impatient. But I love crocheting. Here is a little roundup of my favorite easy crochet projects that produce cute functional pieces. Do you know of any easy crochet projects? Let me know in a comment below!


  • Jacqueline Mukweto

    Cuff bracelets also easy, and basic earrings and chain scarfs

  • becky

    Wash cloths for the kitchen (made out of cotton yarn). Not as exciting as a cute hat or scarf but they are very easy and fast to make and are useful.

  • Mim

    You say you’re impatient about crochet patterns, but then the only patterns you post are YouTube videos? I can’t imagine ANYTHING more tedious than having to watch an entire video before I can get started with a pattern. Videos are for teaching people HOW to crochet or how to do a really complicated stitch. “Easy crochet projects?” They are the very last thing I would ever want to watch. I’m interested in these projects, but I’m going to have to skip them, since I don’t have time to watch a video and take notes. PRINTED crochet patterns in the future, please!

    • http://none Kris S.

      I’m with you. I dislike videos. They put me to sleep and are hard to follow.

    • Sean Ragan

      I wanted to chime in here because I actually really love to hear our commenters say they dislike video instructions. I feel the same way. I know we didn’t produce these particular videos, but we do make a lot of original how-to content, some of it on video, and the videos are always vastly more expensive in terms of time and labor than the step-by-step diagram-, photograph-, and text-based tutorials. That they are also less desired by our readers is great news.

    • Paign

      I really must protest. She never once stated that she put PATTERNS here. I believe that the functional term used was PROJECTS which in no way insinuates patterns. Some people have trouble following patterns [like myself] and enjoy being able to verify our techniques through the video.

      • Kris

        I agree with you, I am hopeless at following patterns but have since made four baby dresses which you can’t tell mine from the instructors all by watching videos.
        Kris tine I.

  • JessA

    I suggest slippers! So cozy and there are some simple ones for the pattern-phobe!
    Also, what about leg warmers? It seems like those are coming back in style.

  • http://candacecatherine.com candacecatherine

    Despite what others say, I prefer watching video tutorials on crochet projects. Sure, I might have to stop and go back a few times, but I find them much less confusing that written patterns.

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