Tick-Tock, Tick-Tock… You only have a few minutes to sit down and crochet, but you really want to have something finished soon. Perhaps you’ve got a gift you need to give and you don’t have time to work up something complicated. Don’t fret, because I have collected our favorite “Less Than An Hour” free crochet patterns. These projects all work up in a jiffy, and are perfect for the beginner who has just learned how to crochet because the stitches are easy to memorize and the finished project is done before you have time to worry about whether you are doing it right or not.
If you’ve only got a few minutes, grab that crochet hook, a skein of your favorite yarn and one of these free crochet patterns and take a seat. Get started, and before you know it you’ll have a finished project. I keep projects like these on hand for those “emergency” situations – like having to wait at the mechanic or the kids’ after-school activities – you really just never know when you’ll have that extra few minutes of time to sit and work on a crochet hat or crochet headband pattern.
Quick Free Crochet Patterns:
Beautiful Crochet Mermaid Crown – Trust me, she’ll love it. Make one for her best friend too!
60-Minute Ribbed Crochet Scarf – The longest pattern here, but so worth the extra few minutes.
Beginner Button Cuff Crochet Bracelet – I teach this pattern to all my teenage students. They make them all the time.
Quicker One Hour Crochet Patterns:
30-Minute Beanie – Perfect to whip up when one of the kids has lost a hat and you don’t have time to go shopping.
20-Minute Crochet Cowl – This is an all-time staff favorite! Someone is always hooking this pattern up for a quick gift.
15-Minute Chain Scarf – Need a scarf in a hurry.
15-Minute Headband – Perfect for when the hair just won’t cooperate.
Quickest and Easiest Crochet Patterns Ever:
10-Minute Baby Sandals – All I can say is “AWWWWWWW”
The 5-Minute Flower – New baby girl in your life? Viola! Flowers everywhere!
Bouncy Hair Ties – I make these for every little girl I know, in all the colors. Bouncy fun!
3-Strand Crochet Headband – I have made so many of these for my ‘tween daughter. “These are so cool Mom! Thanks!!!”
For more free crochet patterns, we’ve teamed up with FaveCrafts to collect the best free easy crochet projects. This collection is perfect for those “I only have a minute” moments.
Where was the last time you wished you had a quick crochet project on hand?
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