FREE Crochet for Babies & Children Patterns

Crochet patterns for babies and kids are commonly among a crocheters' go-to projects. For one thing, many occasions provide perfect opportunities to crochet for the little ones. Baby showers, birthdays, Christmas, christenings -- the list of opportunities to create a crochet gift for babies & kids goes on. Secondly, free crochet baby patterns are small projects and easy to take along with you while you're on the go. And lastly, they're just so cute!

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Featured Crochet for Babies & Children Patterns
Bath-Time Friends
These 2 cute animal kiddie bath mitts, an elephant and a monkey, are great stash-buster projects because they require only small amounts of cotton yarn in several different colors. This e-pattern was originally published in Easy Living Crochet.

Size: 7" x 8". Made with medium (worsted) weight yarn and size H/8/5mm hook.

Skill Level: Easy
Designed by
Darla Sims.
School Bus Toy
You won't miss this bright yellow bus! Bus size: 11 inches long

Skill level: Beginner
Designed by
Lori Zeller.
School Days I
Comfy cotton and rich colors are a perfect back-to-school combination. Patterns for both hat and jumper are included. This e-pattern was originally published in the August 2009 issue of Crochet World magazine.

Size: Child's 2 through 8. Made with light (DK) weight yarn and size F (3.75mm) hook.

Skill Level: Easy
Designed by
Deborah Maxwell.
Vacation Tote & Teddy
Darling tote & teddy with outfits and matching blankie are crocheted with medium (worsted) weight yarn and sizes G and I hooks.

Finished sizes: Tote (8" tall), Teddy (8" long).

Skill Level: Intermediate
Designed by
Lori Zeller.

Free crochet patterns for babies & kids to celebrate the little ones!

Celebrate Baby's arrival or a little one's birthday with one of these free crochet patterns. Want a quick-to-stitch project? Choose a crochet baby booties pattern. Got a birthday party on the horizon? Celebrate it with one of our patterns for crochet accessories for kids. If you don't have a specific baby or child in mind, find a crochet baby blanket pattern you love, make the project and then give it away. Your local hospital, women's & children's shelter or crisis pregnancy center may need the donation.

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