12 Free Earth Day Crochet Patterns
Looking for free Earth Day crochet patterns? Look no further! I’ve rounded up 12 fun patterns to help you reduce, reuse and recycle.
Celebrate Earth Day this year by doing what you love – crochet! I’ve included a variety of patterns, so whether you’re looking for baskets, face scrubbies or a good upcycle, you’re sure to find something that inspires you.
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DOLLAR STORE TWINE + THRIFTED BELT BASKET
Baskets can be used in so many ways around the home. This one from Make & Do Crew uses inexpensive twine and a thrifted leather belt for the handles. I love the use of contrasting materials and the overall rustic look.
CROCHETED EDGE JAR OPENER
This jar opener by T & C Crafters is such a clever idea. It uses shelf liner and a simple crochet edging to create a useful kitchen item. There’s also has a pattern for crocheted bottle opener keychains – genius!
This little apple tree makes a cute piece of decor and is a fun way to upcycle small mugs, pots or other containers. The blog post also includes tips for ways to use the three Rs (reduce, reuse, recycle) in crochet.
APRIL SHOWERS DISH CLOTHS
An easy way to do your bit and help the Earth is by using reusable products. These dish cloths by Green Fox Farms Designs are so pretty and work up quickly using basic stitches. There are two different patterns to choose from which together make a lovely set.
This bath mitt by Blue Star Crochet is a great alternative to traditional loofahs that tend to fall apart after a couple of uses. The pattern calls for DK weight cotton yarn and would make a lovely gift when paired with a special soap.
REUSABLE WATER BALLOONS
These reusable water balloons are a fun and eco-friendly alternative to traditional water balloons. They’re easy to clean and mess free, simply soak and throw. No more bits of rubber all over the yard!
HINT OF LOVE CUP COZY
This cup cozy by Rich Textures Crochet uses eco-friendly yarn and basic stitches. I love the addition of the heart charm for a little extra bling.
Take care of yourself and the environment at the same time. These crochet face scrubbies work up quickly using a variety of stitches for added texture. They’re an eco-friendly and cost effective alternative to disposable cotton rounds.
QUICK CROCHET BUTTERFLY PATTERN
These little butterflies by Nicki’s Homemade Crafts are sweet and simple. This would be a great project for using up scraps and reducing yarn wastage.
UPCYCLE A BORING SWEATER WITH CROCHET
Crochet detailing adds such a pretty touch to any garment and this post from Accrochet walks you through how to turn a boring sweater into a sweater that you’ll love to wear.
EARTH DAY COASTER
Add some global awareness to your home or office with this crochet Earth coaster. The pattern use the intarsia crochet method and includes a chart as well as written instructions.
EASY CROCHET SOAP SAVER
Avoid soap wastage and extend the lifespan of your bars. This soap saver by Knitting with Chopsticks is both practical and pretty. It uses basic stitches and is beginner friendly.
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