Crochet appliques are great for embellishing things – hats, bags, tops, onsies, you name it! And there are hundreds of free patterns for crochet appliques out there – many of which are for flowers, hearts, and other beautiful things you’ve likely seen before. So for this roundup I’ve found 10 crochet applique patterns that are new and different – all free!
There are brand new babies in the extended family, and that means a new crochet blanket pattern! So I gathered together soft cotton and a beautiful overlapping blocks pattern to create the Leaping Stripes and Blocks Blanket. The colors seem to move up and down the blanket in a fun zigzag pattern, and the overlapping boxes create a yummy rhythmic pattern to crochet. One row just leaps over the other – and I love the way it looks!
Unique baby mobiles can take a nursery from ordinary to something special. And mobiles don’t have to stay in the nursery! Whether it’s traditional or very modern, mobile patterns are fun to crochet and give. And they can be made to fit any theme. So here are 10 free patterns for crochet mobiles!