Easy Crochet Projects You Can Finish in One Weekend

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All the Free Quick Crochet Projects shown can be found below!

Are you looking for some quick and easy crochet patterns that work up fast? If so, then you’ll love this roundup of easy to crochet patterns for a quick weekend project! Want to know the best part? They are all free crochet patterns!

Most of the patterns below are smaller projects like cowls, headbands that can be worked up quickly and in little time. Every once in a while, it is fun to crochet a quick project that is easy. Don’t get me wrong. I really LOVE crocheting blankets, but occasionally, it is nice to start a pattern and get it done in a short amount of time. If you’re like me in that aspect, then I am going to bet you’ll love this collection.

Crochet Stitches for Quick Patterns

When I was searching for quick projects, I looked for ones that all used beginner-friendly stitches. Basic stitches are perfect for quick patterns because they can be done on the go, while watching TV or all in one sitting without much worry of messing up the pattern.

Basic Crochet Stitches for Quick Projects

If you are new to crochet, then take a look at the stitches I linked up above to get a better understanding of each stitch. If you are a pro already, then you should be good to go with the crochet patterns I found below. Scroll on down to find a few of my favorite patterns for a quick & easy weekend crochet project!


Free & Easy Weekend Crochet Projects

One Hour Cowl

Skill Level: Easy
Yarn: Cozy Wool

The name of this cowl is one hour and yes, it can take only one hour to make. If you are a beginner it may take longer, but it is still a quick project to crochet. You’ll love this easy crochet idea as your next project!


Ombre Neckwarmer

Skill Level: Easy
Yarn: Homespun

This self striping yarn is perfect to crochet a color changing cowl pattern with no weaving in of ends! If you love easy crochet patterns, then you’ll LOVE this cowl design.


Chained Headband

Skill Level: Easy
Yarn: Lion’s Pride Woolspun

If you are looking for a modern (and easy to crochet) headband, then this pattern is for you! Crochet one for yourself and everyone you know, since it is available in seven different sizes.


Puffed Headband

Skill Level: Easy
Yarn: Wool-Ease Thick & Quick

20-minute project alert! This textured headband uses two different stitches to create a unique design. If you have less than an hour to crochet, then you’ll be able to make one (or two) of these headbands this weekend.


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HDC Infinity Cowl

Skill Level: Easy
Yarn: Wool-Ease Thick & Quick

This quick crochet project uses just one stitch, the half double crochet or HDC, when abbreviated. If you want a quick, cozy and beautiful pattern then this scarf is the one for you.


Chunky Crochet Basket

Skill Level: Easy
Yarn: Wool-Ease Thick & Quick

This quick crochet basket project super bulky yarn, so it works up in no time at all. If you want to crochet and organize simultaneously, then this easy basket pattern is the one for you.


Makeup Remover Pads

Skill Level: Easy
Yarn: Pima Cotton

If you have 15 minutes, then you can use these pads to remove makeup or use them with cleaner. They are crocheted with cotton yarn, which means they can be washed over and over again.


Crochet Glasses Container

Skill Level: Easy
Yarn: Lily Sugar’n Cream

This easy pouch pattern for your glasses is speedy to crochet. It also makes for a great accessory to use daily to keep your glasses safe.


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More Free Crochet Patterns

I hope you enjoyed this collection of quick and easy crochet projects that you can make in just a few days. If you’d like more free crochet patterns, have a look at the list below that includes a few of my favorites.

Quick and Easy Crochet Projects

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