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!
10 Free Crochet Applique Patterns
Click on the name of the pattern you like to go to the pattern page!
- Little Skull and Crossbones Motif by Heidi Hengel, on Speckless Blog: Perfect for pirates, bikers, and rock stars, big and little! Her googly eye suggestion cracks me up!
- Crocheted Batman Logo by Louis Mensinger, on Louie’s Loops: I know just who I’d make this for. Actually, several someones!
- Goldfish, Anglefish and Seaweed Crochet Applique Patterns by JTcreations, a Ravelry download: You can set a whole scene – these would be great on a beach bag!
- Mustache Applique by Lauren Frank, on Tutus & Tea Parties: Mustaches are everywhere! Resistance is futile!
- Football Embellishment by Jennifer Kaye, on TheToddlerWhisperer: Hut hut applique!
- Pear Applique by Janet Carrillo, on damn it Janet, let’s crochet!: Be sure to check out her other selections – tons of super cute appliques on this site! All sorts of items!
- Ladybug Crochet Applique by Amani Amani, on Crochet.is.Fun: How cute is this?! Great little summery touch!
- Little Raindrops by Jennifer Dickerson, on Fiber Flux: Simple and perfect!
- Simple Ninja Applique by Karen Moreland, a Ravelry download: So cute you’ll never see him coming!
- Shield, Sword and Bow by Carolina Guzman, on One and Two Company: Carolina is known for her perfect appliques – most of which are paid patterns. But luckily this one is free! My boys would love these!
There’s an applique of *almost* everything, and you can find more crochet appliques here on Moogly, including the alphabet, numbers, paw print, and more! I also made the Crochet Crab Applique by My Merry Messy Life and put it on a market bag – and won a contest with it! I hope you’ve gotten some project ideas and inspiration from this roundup. What’s your favorite applique to use?
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