Ahoy! Drop Anchor for Nautical Crochet Patterns!

The nautical look is back in style, though it’s so classic most would say it never left! Clean lines, bright blues, and graphic shapes typify this look, and crochet fits right in. Sophisticated and uncluttered, I can’t get enough! Let’s take a look at some fantastic free patterns that exemplify nautical crochet!

Nautical Crochet! Get the hot look in 10 cool (and free!) patterns! #crochet

10 Free Nautical Crochet Patterns

  1. Nautical Top by Patons: Can you believe this is a free pattern? Made in DK weight yarn, and offered in sizes XS to XL.Nautical Themed Crochet! Get the hot look in 10 cool (and free!) patterns! #crochet
  2. Beside the Sea by Mary Thomson, a Ravelry download: A wavy stitch pattern and small accents make this blanket ready for a seaside picnic!Nautical Themed Crochet! Get the hot look in 10 cool (and free!) patterns! #crochet
  3. Starfish Dishcloths by Mary Ann FritsRed Heart: This is the updated version of a vintage pattern – a great classic look for your kitchen or bath!Nautical Themed Crochet! Get the hot look in 10 cool (and free!) patterns! #crochet
  4. White Waves Coasters or Doilies by Jennifer Scott, on Gizmo Fiber Arts: A few of these on the coffee table will add just the right nautical crochet touch!Nautical Themed Crochet! Get the hot look in 10 cool (and free!) patterns! #crochet
  5. Sea Breeze Top by Lion Brand Yarn: A flattering empire waist and sizes Small to 2X make this top a perfect fit.Nautical Themed Crochet! Get the hot look in 10 cool (and free!) patterns! #crochet
  6. Sea Pennies by Julia Crossland, on Julia Crossland: Join as you go, but lots of ends to weave in. And worth it for this gorgeous pattern! Since each “penny” is added as you go, you can make this any size or shape you please. UPDATE: The site seems to be missing/broken, but you can see an archived version here.Nautical Themed Crochet! Get the hot look in 10 cool (and free!) patterns! #crochet
  7. Sea Breeze Skirt by DROPS Design: So lovely! Sized up to a XXXL and embellished with Mother of Pearl buttons, it’s just perfect for the nautical look.Nautical Themed Crochet! Get the hot look in 10 cool (and free!) patterns! #crochet
  8. Navy Onesie by Maru Minetto, a Ravelry download: UPDATE: This pattern is no longer free, but is available as a paid pattern for $1.50 as of 4/13/14. This striped yoke pattern is perfect for girls and boys alike! Offered in both English and Spanish.Nautical Themed Crochet! Get the hot look in 10 cool (and free!) patterns! #crochet
  9. Sailboat Dishcloth by Lily / Sugar’n Cream: Can’t get much more nautical than this free dishcloth pattern!Nautical Themed Crochet! Get the hot look in 10 cool (and free!) patterns! #crochet
  10. Anchor Applique by Claire Martin from Horizontal Designs: Add a nautical touch to any project with this applique!Nautical Themed Crochet! Get the hot look in 10 cool (and free!) patterns! #crochet

Almost any pattern, with the right color and lines, can fit a nautical themed room, or give your outfit a bit of nautical flare. The Tasty Little Chevron Bag fits the bill here too! It’s a very pretty and preppy look – fresh faced, bold, and ready for warm breezes! What do you think?

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Comments

  1. 1

    Gail Howell says

    Thank you for the nautical onesie pattern. My grandson has joined the navy and they are expecting their first baby in Sept.

  2. 3

    Leslie says

    Thanks, as always, for a great collection! The link for #2, “Beside the Sea”, doesn’t seem to be working. I’ll check on Ravelry for it, though. :-)

  3. 5

    rebby says

    Great post! This is such a refreshing theme for this time of year. It’s helping to relieve my winter doldrums.

    • 6

      Tamara Kelly says

      Thanks for saying so rebby! It was fun to put together – especially as it snows again today, sigh.

  4. 10

    Nancy M. says

    Thank you so much for this awesome pattern… daughter expecting 3rd baby boy in July and retiring from US Navy after 20 years in Oct. This will be perfect!!!

    • 14

      Tamara Kelly says

      Looks like designer decided to change it to paid. I’ll update the post – sorry for the inconvenience!

    • 16

      Tamara Kelly says

      Shoot, looks like designer decided to change it to paid since I wrote this. I’ll update the post – sorry for the inconvenience!

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