Free Thread Crochet Patterns

Crochet doilies
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Thread crochet can be used in many different projects. Once you are familiar with crocheting with yarn, you can begin to take on some of these more delicate projects. While you might immediately think of using thread crochet for doilies, coasters, or Christmas ornaments, it has many other uses. You can make lovely bedspreads, bookmarks, scarves, and jewelry.

  • 01 of 09

    Thread Crochet Granny Squares

    Thread Crochet Bedspread
    Thread Crochet Bedspread - Photo © Amy Solovay

    Make a bedspread using a free pattern for a criss-cross granny square. The open spaces in the design make for an eye-catching pattern when the squares are joined together. Granny squares are versatile and you can put this pattern to work to make a bedspread, baby bonnet, throw, or other items. Besides the criss-cross pattern, there are many other granny square patterns that can be adapted for either thread or yarn crochet.

  • 02 of 09

    Thread Crochet Scarf Pattern

    Thread Crochet Cotton Scarf

    Amy Solovay

    This cotton scarf can add a feminine flair to a variety of outfits. It is crocheted in size 3 cotton crochet thread; while it looks intricate and detailed, it's actually an easy pattern to crochet, dispelling the myth that thread crochet is always difficult to do.

  • 03 of 09

    Wedding Bells Edging

    How to Crochet Bell Lace Edging
    Sandi Marshall

    Thread crochet is a lovely way to make edging for a variety of items. From pillows to dishtowels to placemats, you can find a use. In fact, some designers have made wedding dresses with thread crochet, so the sky is the limit. This classic wedding bell edging may be the perfect finish for your nuptial project.

  • 04 of 09

    Thread Crochet Beaded Necklace

    Photo of a Blue Red and Orange Beaded Crochet Necklace

    Amy Solovay

    You can use metallic thread or embroidery floss to make a necklace that can support seed beads and a small dichroic glass pendant. The embroidery floss takes a bit of skill and patience to work with, but the results are worth the effort.

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  • 05 of 09

    Thread Crochet Flower Embellishment

    Crocheted Flower

    Amy Solovay

    Add a fun flower embellishment to a choker, hat, or another project. This thread crochet flower is worked in two colors. It has a nice 3-D effect and is easy and quick to make.

  • 06 of 09

    Beaded Thread Crochet Cell Phone Holder

    Beaded Crochet Cell Phone Holder

    Amy Solovay

    You'll use size 3 crochet thread and contrasting colored beads to crochet this pretty little cell phone pouch. The pouch is sized for iPhones but could hold any similarly sized gadget.

  • 07 of 09

    Thread Crochet Ornament Cozies

    Thread Crochet Christmas Ornament Cozy FREE Pattern
    Amanda, Smiles and Tattoos

    Use thread crochet to make lacework around store-bought ornaments. If you're tired of your tree ornaments and are ready for a change, this is a great way to upcycle them and even give them as gifts. You can see the underlying ornament through the lacework.

    Crochet Christmas Ornament Pattern from Smiles and Tattoos

  • 08 of 09

    Summer Coaster Trio Pattern

    Filet Crochet Coasters Free Pattern
    Nezumi World

    Use cotton thread to work this set of three coasters in very simple filet crochet. These are square crochet patterns worked in cotton thread. If you like the squares, you can adapt them to make a blanket or other projects.

    Trio of Coasters from Nezumi World

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  • 09 of 09

    Seasonal Doily Pattern

    Thanksgiving Crochet Doily FREE Pattern
    BellaCrochet

    While this thread crochet pattern is designed to make you think of Thanksgiving, you need only to change the colors to celebrate other seasons.

    Seasonal Crochet from BellaCrochet