Winter is officially crochet season, so if your yarn and hooks have been gathering dust then it’s time to break them out and get busy!
In the list below, I am delighted to share 29 free crochet patterns for winter with you.
From garments and accessories to home decor patterns, there is something for everyone in this list, from beginners to advanced crocheters. And if handmade gifts are on your to-do list this year, then you will be delighted to see plenty of crochet patterns for gifts. 😊
29 Free Winter Crochet Patterns
From garments and accessories to home decor, this list of crochet patterns has something for any crocheter planning out their winter projects!
Calida Mittens by Ned & Mimi
"The Calida mittens are oh so warm and cozy, and absolutely perfect for keeping little (and large!) hands toasty during the winter. I absolutely adore the texture in these mitts thanks to the front post and back post stitches. This mittens pattern is written for a whopping 8 sizes from Baby up to Adult XL, so it’s absolutely perfect for handmade gift making."
- Ned & Mimi
Moonshadow Baby Blanket by Cute & Cozy Crochet
"The Moonshadow Baby Blanket is a cute and cozy throw for your little one to snuggle with this winter. Keep your baby warm and comfy while enjoying a gorgeous moon-lit night scene. The beautiful chromatic look of the WeCrochet Chroma Twist in Cousteau creates a night sky that begs your baby to sleep peacefully."
- Cute & Cozy Crochet
Nordic Snowflake Afghan by Sunflower Cottage Crochet
"Snuggle up this winter under this stunning Nordic Snowflake afghan. It uses corner to corner for the snowflakes which when joined are just gorgeous. This also makes it super easy to make to your sizing requirements - just add more snowflakes!"
- Sunflower Cottage Crochet
Glenayr Scarf by Through The Loop Yarn Craft
"The Glenayr Scarf is an easy pattern to create a scarf for everyone on your gift-giving list. The pattern is beginner-friendly using only basic stitches to create the modern texture."
- Through The Loop Yarn Craft
Sampler Stitch Sweater by Off the Hook For You
"A great colourful stripy sweater. Make this out of stash yarn, any colour combinations make this a one of a kind sweater."
- Off the Hook For You
Ridged Fingerless Gloves by My Crochet Space
"These stylish fingerless gloves are a great addition to your winter fashion accessory. The pattern is easy and quick to work up!"
- My Crochet Space
Aneira Infinity Scarf by MadameStitch
"A gorgeous, textured shawl with a combination of lace and simple stitch patterns."
Jesse Beanie by Blue Star Crochet
"Beautiful crochet beanie using the houndstooth crochet stitch that creates modern winter accessory for the whole family. Pick a main color with different contrasting colors for the stitch pattern to stand out and make matching hats for the whole family."
- Blue Star Crochet
Savanna Scarf by Banana Moon Studio
"Go plaid with the Savanna Scarf! This easy infinity scarf gives you the opportunity to learn surface crochet!"
- Banana Moon Studio
Woodland Fox Crochet Ami Doll by Briana K Designs
"Take adorable to the next level with this cheeky crochet fox. Perfect for a woodland decor theme, or as a gift. This is a great beginner ami crochet pattern or for any level of crocheter. There is a video tutorial to guide you through the steps of amigurumi crochet."
- Briana K Designs
The Hazel Beanie by The Loophole Fox
"The Hazel Beanie is a wonderfully textured, cozy beanie that comes in 5 sizes with instructions on how to customize it to fit you or your loved one perfectly. Designed to fit comfortably without being too snug or too loose, the Hazel Beanie has a classic fit that will be a staple in your winter wear."
- The Loophole Fox
Henrietta Cable Headband by HanJan Crochet
"The Henrietta Cable Headband is a quick and easy winter crochet project that will make perfect gifts for all the family! In sizes baby, child and adult, you can make a matching set and use up that yarn stash you have!"
- HanJan Crochet
Dark Matter Shawl by Malloo
"Simple crochet stitches and fingering weight yarn create a lightweight and drapey fabric. The Dark Matter shawl is a crescent shaped shawl with long wings and quite narrow height, perfect to wear on your back or in front under a jacket."
Rustic Pines Stocking by Crafting For Weeks
"The Rustic Pines Stocking is a textured crochet Christmas stocking. This beautiful stocking uses a fun cable stitch to create the effect of trees. This pattern is written for worsted weight yarn and creates a stocking with plenty of space for all your Christmas goodies."
- Crafting For Weeks
Winter Color Block Scarf by Remington Lane Crochet
"If you want to keep the men in your life warm and cozy scarf, the Winter Color Block Scarf is the perfect gift! It is long enough to style multiple ways and it's worked lengthwise to create a subtle, yet handsome texture. "
- Remington Lane Crochet
First Frost Blanket Wrap by Simply Hooked By Janet
"Cozy up on a cold winter day with this wonderful blanket wrap. Granny stripe accents are added to each end for a nice visual appeal to add some color. The main body of this blanket wrap is a 2 row repeat."
- Simply Hooked By Janet
Pointillism Cowl by Capital Crochet
"The Pointillism Cowl is a nod to the artistic style of the same name that was popular in the late 1800s. Featuring deliberately placed “dots” to create an aesthetically pleasing series of stripes, this beginner-friendly colourwork pattern is easily customized to create the modern cowl of your dreams."
- Capital Crochet
SASSy Swirls Bulky Beanie by SASSy A’s Specialty Shoppe
"This is an extra cozy beanie that promises to keep you super warm. It's the perfect stylish beanie to add to your Winter accessories!"
- SASSy A's Specialty Shoppe
Windin’ Vest by Creations by Courtney
"When paired with jeans, boots, a turtle neck and felt fedora, the Windin' Vest becomes a go to for this winter. This crochet vest draws the eyes upward with the winding post stitches, and the collar adds warmth and style."
- Creations By Courtney
Braided Cowl by Fosbas Designs
"This cozy cowl will keep you warm and toasty all winter long!"
- Fosbas Designs
Leafhopper Beanie by Itchin’ for some Stitchin’
"Comfortable, relaxed, and super chic. The Leafhopper beanie has fantastic texture and goes with any outfit in any environment! Adds a sassy touch to jeans and t-shirt or a classy look to your favorite sweater. Stylish enough to wear year-round, yet warm enough to keep your ears toasty in the fall and winter seasons. The perfect crochet accessory!"
- Itchin' for some Stitchin'
Cora Throw by Hooks, Books & Wanderlust
"The Cora Throw is a beautiful combination of stitches providing you with tons of texture and visual interest in a worsted weight yarn that is warm without being too warm! It's the perfect thing to cozy up in with a good book and a cup of tea!"
- Hooks, Books & Wanderlust
Boreal Throw by ACCROchet
"Grab a cup of coffee or tea and snuggle up with this beautiful, easy, comfy throw pattern. Featuring stripes and waves in bold colours, you'll be warm in no time!"
Under the Tree Shawl by Dora Does
"Under the tree is a beginner friendly, festive triangle crochet shawl with a fir tree forrest pattern, designed to remind you of a winter alpine mountain side. This shawl will keep you feeling cosy and festive through the Christmas season and beyond."
- Dora Does
Hygge Homebody Cardigan by Christa Co Design
"The Hygge Homebody Cardigan is perfect for cozy nights on the couch. This long length cardigan looks amazing over leggings. The shawl collar and patch pockets mean you'll be warm all winter."
- Christa Co Design
Itty Bitty Christmas Kitty by Thoresby Cottage
"Itty Bitty Christmas kitty is the sweetest little festive cat. This little cat works up very quickly and is small enough to hang on the tree, or to peep out of a stocking. A perfect gift for any cat lover."
- Thoresby Cottage
Winter Blooms Cowl by Two Brothers Blankets
"The Winter Blooms Cowl is a quick and fun project for the cooler weather! This cozy cowl is made with bulky weight yarn, so you’ll be warm and stylish all winter long!"
- Two Brothers Blankets
Odette (Swan Lake) Ear Warmers by Once upon a Cheerio
"Inspired by Odette of Swan Lake Ballet Have you always wanted to be a ballerina? Live out your ballerina dreams over winter this year with your Odette Ear Warmers, inspired by the ballet, Swan Lake."
- Once upon a Cheerio
Poppy the Penguin Amigurumi by Cuddly Stitches Craft
"Looking for a cute Amigurumi penguin pattern this winter? Well, look no more! This free crochet penguin pattern is the one for you! Her name is Poppy and although she loves to play in the snow, she can't wait to make new friends who will give her lots of warm cuddles. I am sure your little ones will love her!"
- Cuddly Stitches Craft
I hope you have taken some inspiration from these winter crochet patterns!Be sure to follow me on Instagram for lots more crochet ideas 🙂