Now that summer is in full swing, get outdoors! When planning your next outdoor adventure, make a day of it and pack a picnic. There’s no better way to plan a picnic than by crocheting for the occasion. After all, you’re reading this blog because you love to crochet. Put your talents to good use and crochet these free patterns instead of buying store versions. Here are a few of our favorite patterns, but be sure to check out Planning a Picnic? Crochet 12 Cute Picnic Ideas for more! So next time you go on a hike at your local forest preserve or plan a day at the beach, take along these crocheted items to make your trip complete.
Checkered Race Flag Crochet Blanket – This is the perfect picnic blanket. Classic in design and basic enough for a beginner crocheter to try, this crocheted blanket will never go out of style. You can even change up the colors of the squares for a more patchwork design to use up your leftover yarn. Either way, this crocheted blanket is the perfect size for people to share a picnic meal.
All-Purpose Striped Basket – This is the cutest picnic basket I’ve ever seen! Plus, it’s great for taking a picnic to the beach.
Wide Mouth Canning Jar Cozy – Keep your drink cool or warm with this cozy! This is a great way to protect glass jars of jelly from being broken on the drive over to your destination.
Fruit Cozy – Prevent apples, peaches, and oranges from bruising and getting squished in your picnic basket with these cute fruit cozies.
I just love these patterns, and now I really want to go on a picnic! I’ll have to take my sisters and my dog sometime soon. Meet Teddy! He looks like he’s ready for a relaxing picnic, don’t you think?
Which of these patterns do you want to crochet?