16 Most Popular Free Crochet Patterns on Ravelry

I’m a big fan of the pattern website Ravelry, which is why I thought it would be cool to share 16 of the most popular free crochet patterns on Ravelry.

If you’re looking for a fun project to work on, but aren’t exactly sure what you want to make, I hope you’ll find some inspiration from the free patterns below.

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1. Amineko Crocheted Cat

Amineko Crocheted Cat

If you enjoy making amigurumi, you’ll love making this Amineko crocheted cat. This free pattern provides written and charted instructions. Get the pattern for the Amineko Crocheted Cat.

2. Dumpling Kitty

dumpling kitty

This cute little dumpling kitty can be made using your favorite yarn colors. When made with the recommended yarn and hook size, the finished cat will measure approximately 4 inches tall. Get the pattern for the Dumpling Kitty.

3. Stitched Up Makeup Scrubbies

Stitched Up Makeup Scrubbies

Stop using disposable makeup scrubbies and make your own reusable ones. The instructions will show you how to make both larger and smaller scrubbies. Get the pattern for the Stitched Up Makeup Scrubbies.

4. Granny Stripes Blanket

Granny Strips Crochet Blanket

This blanket is one of the first crochet projects I worked on. Not only is this blanket fun to work on, but it’s so soft and looks great with all the different colors. Get the pattern for the Granny Stripes Blanket.

5. Simple Double Crochet Hat

Simple Double Crochet Hat

If you’re looking for an easy beginner-friendly crochet hat pattern, this is the pattern for you. Make one for yourself and a few to give away as gifts. Get the pattern for the Simple Double Crochet Hat.

6. Dragon Scale Fingerless Gloves

Dragon Scale Fingerless Gloves

The pattern for these amazing dragon scale fingerless gloves is written for an adult ladies medium size; however, the pattern can be adjusted to fit any size. Get the pattern for the Dragon Scale Fingerless Gloves.

7. Hubble the Squid

squid crochet pattern

This Hubble the squid pattern requires hardly any sewing. This 26-page pattern has just over 100 photos to guide you through making your own cephalopod. Get the pattern for Hubble the Squid.

8. Hugs and Kisses Baby Blanket

Hugs and Kisses Baby Blanket

If you’re looking for a great handmade gift for an upcoming baby shower, this hugs and kissing baby blanket will make a wonderful gift. Get the pattern for the Hugs and Kisses Baby Blanket.

9. Movie Night Cocoon Cardi

Movie Night Cocoon Cardi

No matter the occasion, this cocoon cardigan is sure to keep you warm and cozy. It can be worn as a light summerweight or heavy winter garment if you use a chunkier yarn. Get the pattern for the Movie Night Cocoon Cardi.

10. Mini Amigurumi Octopus

Mini Amigurumi Octopus

Here’s another pattern that I’ve made myself and absolutely love. These mini amigurumi octopuses are so fun to make in different colors and button styles. Get the pattern for the Mini Amigurumi Octopus.

11. Dragon Belly Shawl

dragon belly shawl pattern

Make yourself a beautiful shawl by following this simple crochet pattern. The dragon belly shawl is slighty asymmetric and is crocheted back and forth. Get the pattern for the Dragon Belly Shawl.

12. Rainbow Ripple Baby Blanket

Rainbow Ripple Baby Blanket

The rainbow ripple baby blanket will become your new favorite go-to crochet baby blanket pattern. Make sure you check out project photos to see how others have customized this blanket. Get the pattern for the Rainbow Ripple Baby Blanket.

13. Wanderlust Scarf

Wanderlust Scarf

Stay warm this winter with this wanderlust scarf. The pattern also includes instructions for turning this scarf into an infinity scarf if that’s your preference. Get the pattern for the Wanderlust Scarf.

14. Boo Doily

crochet halloween doily

This boo doily will make a great addition to your Halloween home decor. This pattern is great for the advanced beginner to intermediate crocheter. Get the pattern for the Boo Doily.

15. Yip Yaps

crochet yip yaps

These crochet Yip Yaps make great Christmas stockings, toy storage, and more. Make multiple Yip Yaps using different yarn colors. Get the pattern for the Yip Yaps.

16. Baby Yoda Amigurumi


I am absolutely in love with this Baby Yoda amigurumi. And you know what’s really cool? You can download this pattern for free. Get the pattern for the Baby Yoda Amigurumi.

Whether you are looking for something to make as a gift or for yourself, these amazing patterns offer unique designs that you’ll love making.

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I'm Tiffany, author of the 30-Day Drawing Challenge Workbook. I'm a crafting expert and writer with over 12 years of experience. I love sharing my passion for crafting, which includes crocheting, drawing, painting, and nail art.