DIY Thursday: Charming Crochet Projects

Think crochet is a forgotten craft known only by scarf-making grandmas? Well, think again! Crochet is now ultra trendy, and thanks to the internet and a set of expert crochet bloggers, there are a ton of fantastic tutorials for you to take advantage of. Grab your hooks and your favorite yarn and get ready to follow these easy and adorable crochet tutorials!

Granny Square Tutorial via SaraManske

crochet tutorialEvery crocheter should know how to make a granny square, so if you’re a newbie, check out this tutorial. Granny squares are a great way to combine complementary yarn colors, and they don’t take too long to make. When you’ve got enough, you can turn them into an afghan, pillows, bags, and just about anything else.


Cactus Pin Cushion via Piparapip

crochet tutorialIf you’re so crafty that you know how to crochet and sew, then you’re going to need this too-cute-for-words cactus pin cushion.

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Stash Baskets via Yarnspirations

crochet tutorialStorage doesn’t have to be hard when you know how to wield a crochet hook! These baskets are sturdy and roomy, and oh so easy to make!

Vintage Style Phone Case via CultOfCrochet




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This vintage-style phone case makes a perfect pocket for other things too. You could also use it to store credit cards, or cosmetics.

Crochet Coasters via LuluLoves

crochet tutorialLook at how happy that mug is to have such a nice coaster. Do something nice for your mugs, and make these pretty coasters. It would take you like an hour.

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Crochet Pillowcase Edging via YouGoGirl

crochet tutorialCrochet edging is so dainty, so it’s a great way to dress up simple linens like pillow cases. This edging may look complicated, but it’s really fairly simple, even for a novice.

Crochet Poufs via DecoratingYourSmallSpace

crochet tutorialThese colorful crochet poufs are like giant, comfy, balls of happiness. They provide extra seating on movie night, and a comfortable place to prop your feet at the end of the day. They’re also extremely squeezable.

Mug Cozies via SewingBarefoot

crochet tutorialIt’s hard to keep your hot beverages hot. Queue crochet mug cozie tutorial, for all your hot-keeping needs.

Flower Girl Collar via CrochetLatte

crochet tutorialIf you’re of the opinion that more shirts should have collars, then you need this tutorial. This collar is too sweet, and the flower on the back is like the cherry on top of a sundae.

Crochet Picture Frames via Yarnspirations

crochet tutorialForget traditional wood frames, these crochet frames are straight from the future! Mix and match yarn colors to make a fun display.

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Which of these crochet tutorials would you try?


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