It’s the time of year again to make sure the flag is waving on your front porch and to stock up on sparklers. If you want to spend a little less this summer by having a homemade holiday celebration, try these 24 Fourth of July free crochet patterns . Put out some red, white, and blue decorations for the neighbors to see, don your patriotic apron for cooking, and snuggle up at night under an American striped crochet afghan . It may be hot and humid during the parade, but the fireworks at night can get a little chilly. We’ve got you covered for all of the celebrations of the day, whether you’re watching the parade on TV at home or taking a lawn chair outside to see it go by on the street. Celebrate and have fun at the same time this Fourth of July by putting your crochet skills to good use!
If you’re anything like all the women in my family, you have a box (or maybe multiple boxes) of decorations  for every season and holiday of the year that you cycle through constantly. Add these crochet patterns to your list so that you’re prepared for anyone and everyone to see your home on the Fourth of July. Lay these crochet afghans around the house, add a cute pillow, and hang some bunting on the fireplace to have both a comfortable and festive place to hang out. 
- All American Wreath 
- Star Spangled Banner Bunting 
- Red White and Blue Bunting 
- USA Crochet Bunting 
- Stars and Stripes Pillow 
- Americana Afghan 
- American Flag Afghan 
- Red White and Blue Ripple Afghan 
For the BBQ
Whether you’re hosting the BBQ for the neighbors at your house or attending one somewhere else on the block, you can be sure to have the best BBQ accessories with these crochet patterns. Keep your cans cold and clothes clean with these crochet cozies  and aprons, or throw around a crochet football for some safe, outdoor fun.
- Popsicle Snuggy  
- 4th of July Cool Crochet Cozy 
- Fourth of July Can Cozy 
- Spirit Star Crochet Pot Holders 
- All-American Apron 
- Summertime Snack Bag 
- Learn to Crochet a Wine Carrier 
- Cupcake Slow Cooker Cozy 
- Tablecloth Weights 
- Crocheted Football 
Personalize Your Spirit
If you’re not a big decorator and you prefer to show your spirit in a different way, try out some of these fun patterns. Work up a striped bag that can hold all of your food and drink supplies or put on an American hat to shield your eyes from the hot, summer sun. You (and your dog!) will definitely be prepared for the holiday with these patriotic Fourth of July accessories .
- American Striped Crochet Bag 
- America the Beautiful Bag 
- Uncle Sam’s Top Hat 
- Lady Liberty Hat 
- Red Hot Sun Hat 
- Patriotic Slip-On Dog Collar 
Rather than hosting a barbecue, are you taking your family on a picnic instead? Try out these Crochet 12 Cute Picnic Ideas  to make sure you don’t forget anything. Bring along some outdoor games, coasters, and a blanket; you can crochet them all! Even use the American Striped Crochet Bag  pictured above to easily carry all of it with you.