11+ Durable Free Crochet Patterns for 24/7 Cotton Yarn (easy)

If you want to crochet with a natural fiber, you can’t go wrong with Lion Brand’s 24/7 Cotton, a worsted-weight 100% cotton yarn that’s perfect for all types of projects. It’s machine washable and dryable, and super durable, too! From clothes to blankets to bags to home decor, let’s take a look at the wonderful things you can crochet with this yarn!

1. Spring Raglan Sweater

Free pattern by Courtney Stowe for Lion Brand Yarn here!

Let’s start the round-up with this cozy sweater! It’s the perfect cardigan for spring or fall, and the pattern includes instructions for sizes XS through 3XL. Plus, it calls for easy stitches and has both photos and diagrams to supplement the written instructions, so it’s a good beginner project. Just make sure you’re comfortable with double crochet pairs before you start—the pattern has a great explanation!

2. Lovie’s Blanket

Free pattern by Shira Blumenthal for Lion Brand Yarn here!

Blankets are another great item to make with 24/7 Cotton, and this Lovie’s Blanket is the perfect way to combine all your favorite colors. This is a granny square blanket that uses simple stitches and works up quickly, so it’s a good beginner project. Plus, it’ll give you practice with color changes.

3. Camel Rock Ripple Afghan

Free pattern by Missy Marshall for Lion Brand Yarn here!

This is another beautiful blanket, and it’s a larger option than the previous one. The designer chose gorgeous colors of 24/7 Cotton, but you can of course customize with your favorite colorway! The ripple pattern may look complex, but it’s actually made with easy stitches, so this is a meditative, beginner-friendly project that will give you a blanket perfect for both snuggling up in the winter and lounging by the pool in the summer.

4. Summer Days Daisy Bag

Free pattern by All About Ami here!

Now let’s move on to bags, which are a perfect way to use durable 24/7 Cotton yarn. This gorgeous floral granny square bag can be made with any three colors you like, and the pattern has both instructional photos and a video tutorial. The pattern calls for pretty easy stitches plus a few new ones that are described well, so this project is a great way for beginners to learn new skills.

5. Starburst Granny Square Phone Sling

Free pattern by Little World of Whimsy here!

Another fun bag that can be made with 24/7 Cotton yarn is this adorable phone sling, which is perfect for when you’ve got an outfit with no pockets! This bag is super customizable because you can choose any combination of colors, and it also gives you practice with both granny squares and crocheting in the round. Plus, the pattern uses only easy stitches!

6. Rosette Drawstring Bag

Free pattern by All About Ami here!

This delicate drawstring bag can be crocheted in two sizes and makes the cutest purse! The texture may look complex, but it’s actually made with simple stitches. Plus, the pattern includes a video tutorial, so this is an amazing project for beginners.

7. Huntley Gift Bag

Free pattern by Rebecca Langford here!

The Huntley Gift Bag is a structured bag made by working with two strands of 24/7 Cotton Yarn, for double the durability. You can choose any three colors of yarn, so it’s super customizable! This is a great pattern for beginner crocheters since it only calls for basic stitches: chain, slip stitch, single crochet, and half-double crochet.

8. French Market Bag

Free pattern by Two of Wands here!

Need a produce bag and tired of using the plastic ones provided by the grocery store? Check out this pattern for a sustainable crocheted version! The bag has a beautiful, delicate look but is actually very sturdy thanks to 24/7 Cotton yarn. You can use it for shopping, a beach day, and more. Plus, it only requires easy stitches!

9. Portofino Bag Set

Free pattern by Two of Wands here!

Two of Wands’ Portofino Bag Set is another stunning mesh-style bag, and this pattern even includes a water bottle holder! The set is similar in style to the French Market Bag, but it’s more structured so it’s perfect for carrying heavier items. No beach day would be complete without this set, and even beginners can follow the pattern thanks to the simple stitches and detailed instructions.

10. Sunrise Coaster

Free pattern by TL Yarn Crafts here!

24/7 Cotton yarn is also the perfect choice to make a variety of stylish home goods, like these gorgeous sunrise coasters! They’ll add a pop of joy and color to your home, and you don’t have to worry about drink spills since the yarn is machine washable! Plus, this is a beginner-friendly pattern.

11. Cushion Cover

Free pattern by Lion Brand Yarn here!

This cushion cover is a great way to protect your throw pillows and customize your home decor, and the fun striped pattern is sure to impress all your guests. This is the perfect project for intermediate beginners, because it uses easy stitches but you’ll need to know how to read a chart and do corner-to-corner crochet.

12. Cat Door Stopper

Free pattern by Lion Brand Yarn here!

This is the cutest door stopper I’ve ever seen! It’s perfect for cat lovers and will add tons of charm to your home. The pattern only calls for chain and single crochet, so it’s great for beginners. It uses the amigurumi technique of working in the round, so it’s a great choice if you’re just branching out from amigurumi to decor. Just be sure to buy some weighted pellet stuffing before you get started.

So, what will you be making with 24/7 Cotton Yarn? You can’t go wrong with any of the patterns in this round-up!