17 Easy Crochet and Knitting Patterns for Kids


Today I’m hooking you up with 17 easy crochet and knitting patterns all with pictured instructions on how to make the most lovely homemade gifts and wearable items for kids. Use these free patterns to create your own homemade gifts in fun styles.  These how to crochet and how to knit patterns include fingerless hair bows, boat shoes, mary janes, blankets, beanies, scarves, mermaid cocoon, and headbands. Not only will the recipient love the gift they’ll love to wear these items, they’’ll keep ’em warm!  {{knuckle bumps}}

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1.  Bow Headwraps ~ These bow headbands are simply adorable, perfect for the girly girl! Doubles as a headband and ear warmer.

Double Strapped Mary Janes

2.  Double Strapped Mary Janes ~ These darling double strapped shoes work up so quick and are perfect for any occasion!

Baby Boat Booties

3.  Baby Boat Booties ~ Make these adorable little slippers for your toddler! Perfect for chilly spring evenings.

Mystic Mermaid Cocoon

5.  Mystic Mermaid Cocoon ~ Swoon! With all of the trendy mystical mermaid tails you see everywhere you can now crochet one for your little one.  Makes a fun photo prop too!

Crochet Jellyfish

6.  Crochet Jellyfish ~ Make a cute bathtime jellyfish toy complete with curly tentacles for your little one.

Crochet Hair Bows Tutorial

7.  Crochet Hair Bows Tutorial ~ These little hair bows are adorable! Perfect for baby to elementary age! Learn how to make one or a hundred with this fabulous tutorial! If you have some crocheting experience these should be pretty simple to whip up!

crochet flowers

Crochet Flowers

8.  Large Crochet Flowers Pattern ~ This gorgeous crochet flower has 3 layers and is about 4 inches in diameter.  Use it to accent a beanie, scarf or accessory for clothing.

Rose Crochet Pattern

9.  Rose Crochet Pattern ~ Here is a tutorial that even a beginner can handle. You’ll learn how to create this super cute crocheted rose. Perfect to add to a hat or even to wear as a hair accessory!

Crochet Hat Patterns

Crochet Hat Patterns

10.  Crochet Aviator Hat Pattern ~ Make this cute crochet aviator hat for your litte guy. Keep him warm and cozy for winter.  This is also a great gift for a friend who does photography!

Vintage Pixie Hat

11.  Vintage Pixie Hat ~ Elegant and playful is a style that will never fade. It really doesn’t get much cuter than this vintage pixie hat!

Crochet Blanket Patterns

Crochet Blanket Patterns

12.  Feather and Fan Baby Blanket ~ Crochet a beautiful baby blanket in this feather and fan pattern using a worsted weight yarn.  The delicate lacy pattern is simply gorgeous!

Bright and Bulky Bernat Blanket

13.  Bright and Bulky Bernat Blanket ~ Crochet this adorable gender neutral blanket featuring crocheted squares in a heavy Bernat yarn.  It’s sure to keep baby warm and cozy!



14.  Knitted Bow Scarf {Kids Accessories} Know how to knit and have a little girl in your life? Then this is a must do idea! This post features the directions on how to make an adorably stylish bow scarf!

Knitted Legwarmers

15.  Knitted Legwarmers ~ Not sure it gets cuter than these knit legwarmers! With some knitting skills and this fabulous tutorial your little girly girl will not only be adorable but also toasty warm!!

Simple Knitted Beanie

16.  Simple Knitted Beanie ~ Step by step instructions on how to make a simple knitted beanie for your little one!

Baby Shoes Knitting Pattern Free

Baby Shoes Knitting Pattern Free

17.  Knitted Baby Booties ~ Use this free cable knit pattern to make baby booties.  They’ll keep baby boys and girls little feet warm and cozy.  There’s a google translator for English.

Knitted Baby Uggs

18.  Knitted Baby Uggs ~ The perfect knitted “Ugg” like bootie for pre-walking baby.  They are knitted in one piece so there aren’t any ends or seams to weave.

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