Quick Roundup – Fast and Easy Crochet Projects

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Today’s theme is all about quick crochet projects, so if you are a busy bee, be sure to check them out. I know the feeling – you finally have an hour or two to spare, but there’s no way you can make something in such small amount of time… Right? Wrong!

This post aims to inspire you to undertake crochet projects even if you have very little time. Ideas that I’ve gathered range from 10 minutes to 6 hours in the making, so you can be sure to find something that suits your lifestyle.

Don’t let your busy life get in the way – be intentional with your time.

start with something so easy, you simply couldn’t say no to it!

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Sometimes there are days like today, in which I want to share with you clever ideas, but don’t have much time to spend writing a big post. That’s why I came up with Quick Roundup series, in which I will be sharing 5-10 best ideas for crochet techniques, projects and patterns 🙂

See all my articles from Recommendation Series!

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Crochet Roundup!

In this article you will find a selection of free crochet patterns, that you can make in one day! They are divided into tiers, depending on how much time you have to spare. Some of these crochet patterns are widely known, while other may be new to you – either way, you will find here ideas for home decor, blankets and winter accessories.

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If you have 30 minutes…

9 Minute Coaster by Sarah Ruane

Can you believe that you will make this cute thing in under 10 minutes? Sarah created a basic pattern that will be great for beginners, who want to hone their skills, or for seasoned crocheters, who never thought of making such simple accessories. A set of coasters like these can be a great last minute gift, so take a look below and see how cute they look!

  • photos by Sarah Ruane from Ravelry

Find this free crochet pattern on nedandmimi.com, or Ravelry.

You may also like this article – Easy Heart Stitch Ideas.

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10 Minute Heart Shaped Hot Pad by Pia Thadani

There’s one simple trick to ultra-fast crochet projects, and it’s spaghetti yarn! This bulky yarn is nothing else than a long string of t-shirt fabric, which is elastic and works great in crochet projects. This heart-shaped hot pad will be a useful addition to your kitchen, or a last-minute Valentine’s Day gift. See below how it looks in two different color versions.

  • photos from Ravelry: top one by Pia Thadani, bottom one by niiskun80

Find this free crochet pattern on stitchesnscraps.com, or Ravelry.

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30-Minute Trivet by Rachel Counts

Can you believe that this ornamental piece can be made in only half an hour? Rachel came up with a cute lacy mandala pattern, which, if made with bulky yarn, works up really quickly. Its size will be changing depending on the yarn you choose, so think about it and decide for yourself – do you need a trivet, or a set of coasters, maybe?

  • photos by Rachel Counts from Ravelry

Find this free crochet pattern on desertblossomcrafts.com, or Ravelry.

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If you have 2 hours or less…

1 Hour Beanie by Jess Coppom

This classic beanie is one of the most known in the crochet world, but there’s no question why – it’s simply beautiful. Jess is a master designer, so you can be sure that her patterns will be of highest quality. There’s nothing better than handmade winter accessories, so spare a day or two to make a whole bunch of them for each member of your family. Take a look below!

  • photos by Jess Coppom from Ravelry

Find this free crochet pattern on makeanddocrew.com, or Ravelry.

You may also like this article – 6 Day Kid Blanket Ideas.

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1.5 Hour Chunky Beanie by CrochetDreamz

Does this beanie look like it was made in less than 2 hours? No way! Crocheter behind CrochetDreamz once again came up with fantastic easy pattern. Structural stitch and elegant ribbed trim make this beanie look stylish and polished. Take a look below to see designer’s color choices, and don’t forget about the pom-pom!

  • photos by CrochetDreamz from Ravelry

Find this free crochet pattern on crochetdreamz.com, or Ravelry.

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If you have 4 hours or less…

3 Hour Mittens by Jess Coppom

Chunky mittens will keep your hands warm all day long, but to make them, you need only 3 hours! In the photos you can see that Jess chose bulky rustic yarn for her project, and added leather tag to make them look even more cool. This is a great idea for a last minute gift, so check it out!

  • photos by Jess Coppom from Ravelry

Find this free crochet pattern on makeanddocrew.com, or Ravelry.

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3 Hour Blanket by CrochetDreamz

Bulky yarn is the key to quick projects, so if you have some in your stash and don’t know what to do with it, let me help. Easy stitch like the one you see below is the best choice for quick blanket, because it works up fast and looks great. Grey and white goes together perfectly, so choose it if you don’t know where to start with colors.

  • photos by CrochetDreamz from Ravelry

Find this free crochet pattern on crochetdreamz.com, or Ravelry.

You may also like this article – Puff Flower Crochet Ideas.

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4 Hour Crochet Blanket by CrochetDreamz

Making of structural and squishy blanket isn’t rocket science – in fact, it’s a great starting point for beginners. If you are impatient and like to see the effects of your work quickly, this project will be just perfect for you. As you can see below, designer behind CrochetDreamz chose three colors, but you can go for just one and make the work even quicker.

  • photos by CrochetDreamz from Ravelry

Find this free crochet pattern on crochetdreamz.com, or Ravelry.

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If you have one day…

The Presto 4.5 Hour Afghan by Jess Coppom

Lacy stitch for a blanket? Yes, please! Not only does it work up fast, but also creates fun structure and drapes beautifully. A simple afghan like the one you see below, will be a perfect addition to your living room. Jess decided to use multicolored yarn, and add fun tassels on each side – clever!

  • photos by Jess Coppom from Ravelry

Find this free crochet pattern on makeanddocrew.com, or Ravelry.

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5 Hour Crochet Blanket by CrochetDreamz

I can see the softness and squishy texture of this blanket just by looking at the photos of it. This design uses modified moss stitch, which is one of the most basic stitches, but looks very interesting. Bulky yarn gives it volume and speeds up the process significantly!

  • photos by CrochetDreamz from Ravelry

Find this free crochet pattern on crochetdreamz.com, or Ravelry.

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That’s all for today, but I’ll be back with much more inspiring projects and free patterns. Like, share, and subscribe if you like what you see. Stay tuned!

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