19 Useful Items to Crochet for the Home

Crochet is a versatile and creative craft that can produce a wide range of useful home items. From cozy blankets to decorative baskets, the possibilities are endless.

One popular crochet item for the home is a throw blanket. Crocheted with soft and warm yarn, these blankets add a touch of comfort and style to any living space.

Crocheted pillow covers are also a fantastic way to spruce up a room and add a pop of color or texture to a sofa or bed. Another practical item is a crocheted dishcloth, which is not only eco-friendly but also highly absorbent and durable.

Crocheted storage baskets are both functional and decorative, providing a stylish solution for organizing household items. Coasters and placemats are also popular crochet projects that can protect surfaces while adding a personal touch to the dining table.

With crochet, you can create beautiful and practical items that enhance the ambiance and functionality of any home.

1. Bear Storage Basket

Free pattern by Little World of Whimsy

This easy basket is great for any home – it can be used a decor or as a fully functional storage basket whether in the home or more specifically in a room such as a nursery or children’s room.

The pattern uses chunky yarn which makes this a basket that is fairly easy to work up and has minimal sewing too – what’s not to like?

2. Crochet Dishcloths

Free pattern by LoveCrafts

This super simple pattern is great if you’re looking for an eco friendly dishcloth that can be reused again and again. The patterns are easy to follow and colors are easy to change for this pattern too.

3. Tiny Tote Bag AirPods Case

Free pattern by Little World of Whimsy

This creative idea is great if you want to protect your AirPods and you could even use this pattern for so many different ideas – the options are endless.

This project is also very easy to customize and suit your or your recipients needs.

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4. Hanging Pocket

Free pattern by Punto Art Design

This is a really quick and easy project to crochet for your home. You can use it for many things including plants.

The pattern is easy to follow and customize and would look great in any home.

5. Stash Busting Pouf

Free pattern by KT and The Squid

This pouf is a perfect way to make any home more comfortable and cozy. Even better is that you can use stash scrap yarn to make this.

The pouf can be made as large as you like and can easily fit just your fit, your whole body or even your dog on it!

6. Faux Fur Teddy Bear Throw Pillow

Free pattern by Little World of Whimsy

This simple cushion is a really nice way to add a personal touch to your home. The pattern consists of only a few common stitches and you crochet two separate pieces that are then crocheted together at the end.

7. Flower Canvas

Free pattern by Repeat Crafter Me

This pattern has some elements of DIY to it, but the use of crochet and picture frame to create an interesting and 3D picture is a great addition to any home.

This pattern is easily customizable and you can change to suit the colors of your home or chosen room.

8. Jewellery Catchers

Free pattern by Mama in a Stitch

You can organize your jewellery and other knick-knacks in these cute little organizer baskets. These little baskets can be made smaller and larger and are very easy to customize to colors you prefer.

9. Hexagon Coasters

Free pattern by Only As Brave

These cute hexagon coasters are perfect for any home – easy to make, easy to store and easy to clean!

The pattern uses mainly double and treble stitches which makes this an easy pattern to follow and the designer even has matching place mats.

10. Heart Cactus

Free pattern by Little World of Whimsy

If you feel you need some decoration in your home then look no further than this adorable cactus. The pattern is simple, easy to follow and looks great in any space of your home.

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11. Chunky Wool Rug

Free pattern by Whistle & Ivy

This is a great pattern for beginners as it consists of simple stitches and simple color changes. You can easily change the colors of this cozy rug to suit you and your home.

12. Remote Holder

Free pattern by Jo to the World

This is a very useful item that you can crochet very easily for yourself and your home. `this remote holder uses very basic crochet stitches and can be worked up in no time at all!

13. Washcloths

Free pattern by Little World of Whimsy

This basic washcloth pattern is great for any crocheter – beginner or otherwise. This pattern has simple stitches, easy to read instructions and can be very quick to work up.

14. Hot Pad / Trivet

Free pattern by Joy of Motion Crochet

This easy crochet pattern is a great way to accessorize your kitchen. This hot pad uses some more complex stitches, but the end result looks really great.

They are fairly quick to make, so you can make as many as you need.

15. Hot Water Bottle Cover

Free pattern by Hooked on Patterns

This beautiful crochet hot water bottle pattern looks so amazing and can be made very easily once you get the hang of the double crochet cluster. You can also easily customize the colors you use in this pattern!

16. Plant Pot Cover

Free pattern by Lovecrafts

This pattern uses UK terms, so you’ll need to understand these or have a chart near by to understand them if needs be. The pattern can be customized in color and also size for the plant pot you have.

17. Mug and Teapot Cozy

Free pattern by Yellow Ribbon Knits

The pattern is fairly straightforward and easy to follow along with. You can easily change the colors and match is to the size you need.

18. Book Sleeve

Free pattern by Yarnutopia

If you feel you need some protection for your beloved books then look no further than this book sleeve pattern. The pattern is very easy to follow along with, quick to make and it can be made to different sizes.

19. Blanket

Free pattern by Make & Do Crew

The free crochet throw by Make & Do Crew is made using super soft yarn and looks amazing with the gradient yarn color. It can take some time to make but it will look great in your home once it’s made.