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35 Quick And Easy Things To Crochet For Beginners

Once you know how to crochet, there's no limit to what you can create! But sometimes, you need a little inspiration. Below you'll find 35 things to crochet.

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What Is Crochet?

Before you jump into any projects, it's important to have a basic understanding of what crochet is. Crochet is a type of needlework that uses a hook, yarn, or thread to create fabric, lace, and other items.

It’s been around for centuries and has evolved from simple stitches to more complex patterns. You can crochet many things, such as clothing, blankets, toys, and more.

Tools And Supplies You Need To Crochet

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The supply list for crocheting is short. You only need a crochet hook, yarn or thread, and scissors.

GANXXET Combed Cotton is an excellent choice for your yarn. It's made from natural materials, is easy to work with, and comes in several fun colors!

Crocheting Basics

Once you have your supplies, review some crocheting basics. Start with the chain stitch, which is the foundation of most crochet projects. From there, learn how to do single crochet and double crochet.

These stitches will help you complete numerous projects, from simple baby blankets to intricate lace doilies.

If you're having trouble learning to crochet, this tutorial can help:

Source: Bella Coco

35 Beginner-Friendly Things To Crochet

Ready to get started? Here’s a list of 35 simple things to crochet.

1) Dishcloth

Crocheted dishcloths make great gifts! You can select GANXXET yarn in colors that match your kitchen decor.

Source: BonnieBayCrochet

2) Granny Square

The iconic granny square is a favorite among crocheters.

Source: The Nervous Knitter

3) Scarf

Scarves are an ideal project for beginning crocheters! You can customize your design with different colors and textures.

Source: AllFreeCrochet

4) Headband

It won't take you long to knock out a headband. Just be sure to make it long enough to fit around your head comfortably.

Source: Freelee The BananaGirl

5) Coffee Cozy

Coffee cozies make a fun gift, especially if you pair one with a bag of specialty coffee beans.

Source: Just Be Crafty

6) Blanket

Blankets are a popular project for crocheters! Start with something small, like this baby blanket, and then dream bigger.

Source: The Crochet Crowd

7) Phone Case

Show off your crocheting skills and create a soft case for your phone. Our combed cotton yarn works well for this project.

Source: Skymagenta Crochet

8) Bookmark

If you’re a bookworm, you need a crocheted bookmark in your life!

9) Potholder

Don’t burn your hands getting pans out of the oven. Instead, use one of these homemade potholders.

Source: Crochet With Tiffany Hansen

10) Amigurumi Toys

Amigurumi is a type of crocheted toy that originated in Japan. It’s easy to learn, and once you can crochet this basic ball, you can make all sorts of adorable animals.

Source: olliehollycrochet

11) Coaster

Protect your tables from water rings with these easy-to-crochet coasters. This project is good for using up some of the leftover yarn you’ve been storing.

Source: Sigoni Macaroni

12) Boot Cuff

Boot cuffs are the perfect accessory for cold weather. You can make them with our Chunky Art Wool for extra warmth and style.

Source: Melanie Ham

13) Tote Bag

What will you store in this cute crocheted tote bag? It’s perfect for carrying your crochet supplies!

Source: MirrymasCrafts

14) Child’s Apron

Little kids look so cute in aprons. Make one of these child-size aprons for the kiddos in your life.

Source: Winding Road Crochet

15) Beanie

Keep your head warm with a cozy beanie. This simple hat pattern won't take you long to knock out.

Source: MelodyCrochet

16) Doilies

Lacy doilies look so delicate, but they’re quite easy to make. For this project, you’ll want to stick to a thinner yarn, like our 2 mm Combed Cotton Cone.

Source: Kristines Crochets

17) Slippers

Think slippers sound too hard to make? Think again! This pair is so easy to crochet and comfy to wear.

Source: Littlejohn’s Yarn

18) Flower

You can attach these flowers to paper clips or combine several into a botanical-themed necklace.

Source: NHÀ LEN

19) Hair Scrunchies

Tie your hair back in style with one of these scrunchies. Or flashback to middle school and wear it on your wrist. Either way is just fine.

Source: Erica Arndt

20) Cardigan

Spruce up your wardrobe with a crocheted cardigan. The hardest part is measuring yourself so you know what size to make it.

Source: Katieree

21) Face Scrubbies

Make your skincare routine more eco-friendly with these reusable scrubbers.

Source: Make Do & Craft

22) Wind Spinner

Turn your scrap yarn into a colorful yard decoration.

Source: Craft & Crochet

23) Crocheted Heart

Use these tiny heart appliques to add pizazz to some of your other projects.

Source: Hooked by Robin

24) Baby Booties

Know anyone welcoming a new little one into the world? Make them a pair of baby booties.

25) Earrings

You’ll want to use a thin yarn for these cute earrings. Try the 1 mm Combed Cotton Cone from GANXXET!

Source: naztazia

26) Book Sleeve

Protect your favorite reads with a homemade book sleeve.

Source: crochet with mahum

27) Plant Hanger

While macrame plant hangers are all the rage, you still need to water those plants. Here’s a cute crocheted plant in a plant hanger that’s a good fit for those without a green thumb.

Source: Madeleine Shirley

28) Fingerless Gloves

Try crocheting in the round with these fashionable fingerless gloves.

Source: TwinStarHooks

29) Pillow

With only two crochet stitches, you can create this lovely textured pillow.

Source: Jo to the World Creations

30) Glasses Case

Store your glasses in style with this drawstring case.

Source: Crochet Me Knots

31) Ornaments

Decorate your home for the holidays with these seasonal ornaments.

Source: Crouton Crafts

32) Friendship Bracelet

Share your love of crochet with your friends by whipping up a bracelet for them.

Source: HappyBerry Crochet

33) Wristlet

Keep losing your keys? Try attaching them to one of these wristlet keychains.

Source: yarnTh3ory

34) Pincushion

You can’t find a pincushion like this at the stores!

Source: Crochetin’ with Alana

35) Basket

Now that you’ve built up your crochet skills, try tackling this intermediate project. The cute basket will look great on your counter!

There’s No End To The Things You Can Crochet!

There’s No End To The Things You Can Crochet

Did you find some new things to crochet? From dishcloths to boot cuffs and beyond, there’s no end to the things you can make.

So grab some GANXXET yarn and a hook, and prepare to create something extraordinary! With patience and practice, you’ll be creating your own unique projects in no time.

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