Free Cotton Yarn Crochet Patterns You’ll Love

Do you love crocheting with cotton yarn? Or maybe you want to crochet some lighter weight and more breathable projects for Spring & Summer?

If so, you’ll find a great collection of cotton crochet patterns below!

Scroll down to take a look at a list of cotton yarn crochet patterns that are perfect for the warmer weather season, easy to crochet and are really popular now!

My Favorite Yarns

Cotton is a good choice for crocheting when you want the project to last. It is easy to wash / dry plus it is extremely durable, which makes it great for washcloths, blankets and more!

24/7 Cotton

This yarn is made by Lion Brand, and is a Weight 4 – Medium yarn.

24/7 Cotton

Fiber: 100% Mercerized Cotton
Yardage: 186 Yards 3.5 oz
Hook: 4 mm (G-6)
Substitute: Cascade Paradigm Shift

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Lily Sugar’n Cream

This yarn is made by Yarnspirations, and is a Weight 4 – Medium yarn.

Lily Sugar'n Cream

Fiber: 100% Cotton
Yardage: 645 meters / 706 yards (varies)
Hook: 5 mm (H-8)
Substitute: Bernet Handicrafter

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Just make sure you are using a 100% cotton yarn for projects like dishcloths or hot pads, so they don’t melt while in use. Take a look at a few of my favorite cotton yarn brands above to see which are my go-to choices.

Get the free patterns that all use cotton yarn, plus four others below!

What to Crochet with Cotton Yarn

You can make various things that are useful to make with cotton yarn, such as beach bags, purses, washcloths, dishcloths, and even clothing. The list can go on and on.

Most of these cotton yarn patterns are perfect for beginners and use basic stitches, which means you don’t have to make just one!

Easy and Free Crochet Patterns using Cotton Yarn

If you have ever asked yourself, “What can I crochet with cotton yarn?”, then just scroll on down to find a great list of cotton designs that will hopefully find you an answer.

Free Cotton Washcloth Pattern

With just two simple stitches, you can crochet this 100% cotton washcloth! It uses a medium weight cotton yarn that is easy to find and is extra durable. These washcloths are great small crochet projects with cotton yarn and are perfect for beginner crocheters.

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Rippling Crochet Flower Pattern

This free crochet flower uses only beginner-friendly crochet stitches, works up quite fast and is durable because of the cotton yarn it is crocheted with. It can be attached to a hat, blanket, and a wreath for a fun decoration.

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Ever So Dishcloth Pattern

This textured cotton dishcloth is perfect for cleaning dishes so that they get sparkly every time. Since it’s beginner-friendly and easy to crochet, it makes this dishcloth a must make! This pattern uses a worsted weight cotton yarn that is easy to find at most stores and online.

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Crochet Glasses Case with Button

When you combine extra soft cotton yarn with a button, you get a nifty glasses case! Not only is this useful, but it looks great too! This is one of the most popular cotton yarn projects on the blog.

Via Easy Crochet

Spike Stitch Dishcloth Pattern

These simple to make dishcloths use a cotton blend yarn. Not only is this yarn beautiful, but it is environmentally friendly because it is recycled. You’ll love this easy cotton crochet pattern.

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Swimsuit Cover-up Pattern

This oh so cozy swimsuit cover-up is easy to work up and is stylish! It uses a cotton blend yarn, which means not only is it light-weight, it is also easy to wash.

Via Easy Crochet

More Free Crochet Patterns

I hope you enjoyed these free cotton crochet patterns and found something fun to make. Take a look at a few more of our free crochet patterns below if you’d like to make even more designs.



    1. Thanks, Linda, for taking the time to comment and the kind words. That is so nice of you to give your creations away. I am sure they are enjoyed!

      Happy Crocheting!


  2. I love the eyeglass case ! I’ve made several for my daughters and grand daughters .
    Thank you . And for the ability to contact you by email. I’ve had continuous problems setting up Google.
    It’s nice to be able to compliment those who share

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