15 Free Cotton Yarn Crochet Patterns

Last Updated on May 12, 2024

If you are looking for fun patterns to crochet with cotton yarn, you are in the right place!

I wanted to help you use up all the cotton yarn left in your stash with some free cotton yarn crochet patterns.

In this post, you will find crochet patterns for both experienced crocheters and beginner-friendly crochet patterns made with cotton yarn.

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What to Crochet With Cotton Yarn?

The easy answer is almost anything, you’ll be surprised at how many cotton yarn crochet patterns you will find online!

Cotton is a perfect choice when you make home decor items, especially for items you use in the kitchen and table, such as placemats, pot holders or dishcloths

Basically, any item you think that you would use a lot and want to last long, can be made with cotton. Like bags, pillows, rugs, and even scarves!

Also, when making baby items is recommended to use cotton which is soft and nice on their skin.


What Can You Make With Fine Cotton Yarn?

I know that working with fine yarn like Fingering (#1) and Sport (#2) is not always easy, but you can find plenty of beautiful patterns for this kind of yarn!

The obvious thing would be to make a doily, usually with #1 yarn. You can also make a light and airy shawl, or a quick and fun bookmark (perfect gift for book lovers!).


My Favorite Cotton Yarns

These are my favorite cotton yarns to use, all these recommended are based on my experience only. You might have seen them in my patterns.

Knit Picks – Dishie
Lion Brand – 24/7 Cotton
Knit Picks – CotLin (cotton & linen blend)
Lion Brand – Coboo (cotton & bamboo blend)
King Cole – CottonSoft DK
Knit Picks – Comfy Worsted (cotton & acrylic blend)


15 free crochet Patterns with cotton yarn


15 Free Cotton Yarn Crochet Patterns


Boho Crochet Doorstopper

crochet doorstop free crochet pattern made by gootie

A quick project to add some style to your room! This fun crochet door stop pattern works up in no time.

Yarn used: Lion Brand – 24/7 Cotton

Visit the free pattern HERE.


Modern Square Crochet Coasters

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Photo credit: My Crochet Space

A perfect summertime project, these beautiful coasters are worked up fast using the double crochet thermal stitch, and will make a great gift!

Yarn used: DK (#3) Weight Cotton yarn

Pattern by My Crochet Space, visit the free pattern HERE.


Crochet Flower Bookmark

tapestry crochet bookmark free pattern
Photo credit: Handmade by Raine

These elegant crochet bookmarks are made using the Tapestry crochet method, achieving their look by using the Knit stitch instead of single crochet.

Yarn used: Aunt Lydia’s crochet thread size 3

Pattern by Handmade by Raine, visit the free pattern HERE.


Easy Crochet Jar Covers

Photo credit: Hooked on Patterns

Fun filet crochet project, these stylish crochet jar cozies can be used for decoration, to store your pens or hooks, and even as a beautiful candle cover.

Yarn used: Lily Sugar n Cream

Pattern by Hooked on Patterns, visit the free pattern HERE.


Summer Retro Crochet Tote Bag

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Photo credit: A Crocheted Simplicity

This beautiful bag is functional and so versatile. Use your favorite colors to crochet the hexagons to create a retro crochet bag.

Yarn used: Lily Sugar n Cream

Pattern by A Crocheted Simplicity, visit the free pattern HERE.


Vega Crochet Sweater Pattern

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Photo credit: Stardust Gold Crochet

A beginner-friendly crochet sweater. When worked with 100% cotton yarn, it’s the perfect sweater to wear on those cool summer nights.

Yarn used: Lion Brand – 24/7 Cotton

Pattern by Stardust Gold Crochet, visit the free pattern HERE.


It’s Coffee Time Mug Rug – Free Crochet Mug Rug Pattern

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Photo credit: The Loopy Lamb

The Coffe Time Mug Rug is a perfect gift for all your coffee-loving friends! This is a quick crochet project with no yarn tails to weave in at the end.

Yarn used: Knit Picks – Dishie

Pattern by The Loopy Lamb, visit the free pattern HERE.


Cottage Comfort Dishcloth – Easy Dishcloth Crochet Pattern

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Photo credit: Daisy Cottage Designs

This gorgeous textured crochet dishcloth pattern is the perfect break when you want something quick to make between these big projects.

Yarn used: Paintbox Yarns Cotton Aran

Pattern by Daisy Cottage Designs, visit the free pattern HERE.


Crochet Kitchen Towel Pattern

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Photo credit: Jewels & Jones

How about bringing in a farmhouse style with this lovely and quick crochet kitchen towel pattern?

Yarn used: Knit Picks – Dishie

Pattern by Jewels & Jones, visit the free pattern HERE.


Crocheted Quilted Pillow Cover Pattern

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Photo credit: Briana K Designs

A modern crochet pillow pattern, inspired by quilting! The quilting effect is being achieved by working in the Tapestry crochet method.

Yarn used: Knit Picks – Dishie

Pattern by Briana K Designs, visit the free pattern HERE.


The Skyline Tote – Diagonal Crochet Tote Bag

free crochet tote bag pattern
Photo credit: Mason Jar Yarn Design

This incredible bag is worked in diagonal to create a rectangle, and then folded and seamed to make a bag! I love how unique the construction of this bag is!

Yarn used: Lion Brand – 24/7 Cotton

Pattern by Mason Jar Yarn Design, visit the free pattern HERE.


Goat Soup Bowl Cozy – Crochet Bowl Cozy Pattern

crochet bowl cozy free pattern
Photo credit: Blackstone Designs

This crochet bowl cozy in a shape of a goat is such a cute gift! If you are looking to start working on your gift list, I would definitely put this one on my list.

Yarn used: Worsted (#4) 100% Cotton yarn

Pattern by Blackstone Designs, visit the free pattern HERE.


Crochet Pan Protectors

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Photo credit: Raffmusa Designs

Add some color to your kitchen and help keep your pan protected with these colorful crochet pan protectors!

Yarn used: Schachenmayr Catania

Pattern by Raffmusa Designs, visit the free pattern HERE.


Isla Tank Top – Crochet Tank Top Pattern

crochet tank top pattern
Photo Credit: Hooks Books and Wanderlust

Well, the perfect project for the hot weather days must be a summer top, don’t you think? Beautifully textured and light, this top is a perfect addition to your summer collection.

Yarn used: Knit Picks – Shine Sport

Pattern by Hooks Books and Wanderlust, visit the free pattern HERE.


Spill the Beans Washcloth – Puff Stitch Crochet Washcloth

crochet bean stitch washcloth free pattern
Photo credit: CAAB Crochet

You just can’t resist the texture of this crochet washcloth pattern! The texture is achieved with the Bean stitch worked in a square!

Yarn used: Lion Brand – Pima Cotton

Pattern by CAAB Crochet, visit the free pattern HERE.


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  1. Thank you for this bundle of cotton yarn projects. I found a few items that I really want to make. They are small and shouldn’t take too long so provide a sense of accomplishment in a finished project. It’s hard to keep focused on a large or complicated project when the sun is shining. Thank you for taking time out of your busy days to give us this collection.

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