What to Crochet When You Are Bored

If you are searching for what to crochet when you are bored, you have come to the right place! Here you will find over 50 interesting things to crochet and they are all free patterns.

While crochet can be such a great cure for boredom, there are times when you may get bored with your current project. Perhaps you’re working on an easy blanket pattern with a one-stitch repeat but around the gazillionth stitch, you lose interest. This is when you might need to take a break and start a new fun project.

The Best Not-Boring Crochet Patterns

The solution is being bored? You need an interesting crochet pattern! I’ve put together a collection of some of the best boredom-busting patterns out there including cute things to crochet, cool things to crochet and unique things to crochet. These aren’t your average patterns but interesting patterns that will grab and keep your attention.

From adorable amigurumi to beautiful wall hangings and some of the most creative (and perhaps a tad unusual) patterns around, you will find some of the best not-boring crochet patterns included below. Find inspiration for things to crochet when you are bored with this list of interesting free crochet patterns from amazing designers around the world.

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Cute Things to Crochet

Starting off this collection of things to crochet, I’ve rounded up some of the cutest patterns around. When you are bored, you may need a really cute crochet pattern to work on. Whether you want a quick project or feel like diving into something larger, these adorable patterns are sure to keep your attention and bring joy to your crocheting.

Cute things to crochet

1) Crochet Cupcake – Crochet 365 Knit Too

2) Suzy Flower Face Scrubbie – Sweet Bee Crochet

3) Baby Monster Beanie – Raffamusa Designs

4) Tooth Fairy – Hooked on Patterns

5) Paw Print Pillow – Jo to the World Creations

6) Crochet Love Bug – Jen Hayes Creations

7) Em’s Free Crochet Messy Bun Hat – Frankie Kate

8) Koala Coasters – Hooked on Patterns

9) Baby Shark Sun Hat – Jo to the World Creations

10) Parker Penguin Pattern – The Loopy Lamb

Cute things to crochet

11) Star Flap Purse – Jo to the World Creations

12) Paw Print Earrings – Simple Hooked by Janet

13) Emoji Keychain – Green Fox Farms Designs

14) Delicate Tweed Boot Cuff – HanJan Crochet

15) Hearts Puff Stitch Baby Blanket – Jo to the World Creations

16) Crochet Coffee Cozy – Jo to the World Creations

17) Flower Pillow Pattern – Maria’s Blue Crayon

18) Ode to Joy Bobble Hat – Jen Hayes Creations

19) Mason Jar Cover – HandmadebyRaine

20) Gnome Tissue Box Cover – Nana’s Crafty Home

Looking for more cute Christmas patterns? Check out these adorable Free Christmas Crochet Patterns.

Cool Things to Crochet

Next up in this collection are some cool things to crochet featuring interesting stitches and very neat crochet ideas.

Cool things to crochet

21) Fun Towel Ring – Simply Hooked by Janet

22) Bobble Pot Plant Cozy – Sweet Bee Crochet

23) Purple People Eater Toy Monster – Hooked on Patterns

24) Water Bottle Holder – Jo to the World Creations

25) Mandala Wall Hanging – Desert Blossom Crafts

26) Iconic Patchwork Cardigan – Selina Veronique

27) Suzette Double Hanging Basket – Made by Gootie

28) Interlocking Tiles Blanket – Kickin’ Crochet

29) Tunisian Slippers from a Rectangle – Knitter Knotter

30) Ava Placemat and Coaster – Sunflower Cottage Crochet

Cool things to crochet

31) Round Rug – Blue Star Crochet

32) Crochet Wall Hanging – Fosbas Designs

33) Earbud Holder – Crocheted Simplicity

34) Wine Coasters – Jo to the World Creations

35) Football Wine Cozy – Crochet 365 Knit Too

36) Crochet Snow Globe – Golden Lucy Crafts

37) Music Notes Pillow Cover – Jo to the World Creations

38) Bunny Crochet Slippers – Fosbas Designs

39) 6-Day Shrug – Betty BcKnit

Unique Things to Crochet

From toilet paper roll covers to tuxedo bandanas for dogs and so much more (have you seen Bruno the Turkey?!?), these are some of the best and most unique things to crochet in the world!

Unique things to crochet

40) Toilet Paper Roll Cover – Meladora’s Creations

41) Tuxedo Dog Bandana – Jo to the World Creations

42) Listen to your Heart Applique – Golden Lucy Crafts

43) Halloween Eyeball Coasters – Hooked on Patterns

44) Crochet Monsters – Chai Coffee Crochet

45) Bruno the Turkey – Oombawka Design Crochet

Unique things to crochet

46) Crab Mug Rug – The Loopy Lamb

47) Remote Holder – Jo to the World Creations

48) Dust it Off Dust Mitt – Through the Loop

49) Snowman Pillow Pattern – Jo to the World Creations

50) St. Patrick’s Day Wine Glass Lanyard – Jo to the World Creations

51) Crochet Kitty Couch – The Crochet Crowd

52) Hopscotch Keychain – Pine Tree Crochet


I hope these cute, cool and unique free patterns have helped you find something interesting to crochet!