Stash Buster Crochet Projects

Do you have an overflowing yarn stash full of leftover yarn skeins and scraps of yarn? Don’t toss them out! This is the perfect time of year to get creative with scrap yarn crochet patterns. They’re a great way to use up that yarn scrap and create beautiful crochet projects, all while saving money on new yarn.

This post is all about free scrap yarn crochet patterns, offering great ideas for small projects that use only a small amount of yarn. They’re perfect for quick projects with easy patterns,  so you can whip them up in no time. Plus, they’re a fun way to experiment with and practice different color changes and different color combinations.

Here are some great ideas to get you started on your own personal stash busting challenge!

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Small and Practical Scrap Buster Projects

These small projects are perfect for using up leftover yarn in a useful way. They work up quickly, making them ideal for beginners or anyone short on time. Plus, they add a touch of personality and practicality to your everyday life.

Sweet Stripes Sunglasses Case - Crochet Pattern for Cute Glasses Case - Perfect for the beach or backyard - Free Crochet Pattern from greenfoxfarmsdesigns.com

Sweet Stripes Sunglasses Case by Green Fox Farms Designs

This is a free pattern that offers the flexibility of adding a protective liner for extra security or creating a quick single-layer version. It’s a perfect gift for anyone, as it fits both glasses and sunglasses. The small size makes it ideal for last-minute gifting, leaving room inside for a gift card to their favorite eyewear store!

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Crochet Face Scrubbies by Off the Hook for You

Reusable Face Scrubbies are a perfect project for even the smallest pieces of yarn. They’re great for the environment and a fun way to add a pop of color to your bathroom routine. Find more scrap yarn crochet patterns for other fun things to gift, below!

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Granny Rectangle Free Bookmark Pattern Scrap Busting Juniper and Oakes

Granny Rectangle Bookmark by Juniper & Oakes

This is a great project for beginners, and it only uses a small amount of yarn. It’s a fun way to add a personal touch to your books or a add with a terrific title as a thoughtful gift for a friend who adores reading.

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Radiant Soap Saver by The Loophole Fox

Treat yourself to an at home spa day – while saving the planet too! Soap savers get the most out of your soap, make terrific scrap yarn crochet patterns and look gorgeous too! This is an easy pattern that uses cotton worsted weight yarn.

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Super Simple Dish Cloth by Carroway Crochet

Dish cloths can equally be created as washcloths for bathtime fun too! They’re a fantastic project to practice your crochet stitches and techniques, and provide a useful item once complete!

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Spider Stitch Wash Cloth by Made by Gootie

Add a touch of elegance to your kitchen with the delicate Spider Stitch Washcloth. This beginner-friendly pattern uses a textured stitch to create a beautiful and practical washcloth that’s perfect for everyday use. Choose your favorite color to add a pop of personality to your kitchen!

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Simple Seed Coasters by Noors Knits

These simple little coasters are a great way to extend the life of your furniture and keep your tables protected. They’re also a practical gift for friends and family.

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Crochet Coaster and Bow by Toys Lab Creations

Get double the fun with this versatile crochet pattern! This quick and easy project creates both a beautiful coaster and a charming bow, using the same simple stitches. Choose bright colors to make them stand out!

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Colorful and Fun Crochet Patterns

Have some fun with these vibrant and playful projects. They’re a joyful way to experiment with color combinations and different stitches, resulting in unique and eye-catching pieces. Whether you’re making something for yourself or a gift for a friend, these projects are sure to be completely enjoyable!

Unicorn Cup Cozy by Green Fox Farms Designs

Bring a touch of magic to your coffee break with this adorable Unicorn Cup Cozy. This fun pattern is perfect for advanced beginners and uses minimal yarn, making it a great scrap-busting project. The cute unicorn design is sure to brighten your day.

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Chevron Stripes Pouch by Loops and Love Crochet

Keep your essentials organized and stylish with this handy pouch! This easy-to-follow pattern uses simple stripes to create a visually appealing pouch, perfect for storing makeup, notions, or other small items. Choose your favorite color combinations to personalize your pouch!

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Bruges Bracelet by Banana Moon Studio

Elevate your look with the timeless Bruges Bracelet. This unique pattern combines different stitches to create a beautiful and textured bracelet, perfect for adding a touch of elegance to any outfit. Choose a neutral color for a classic look or a bold color to make a statement!

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Xs Can and Glass Bottle Cozy by Sunflower Cottage Crochet

Variety is the spice of life! Although this pattern was written with red, white, blue yarn in mind, you could easily make your own using 3, 2 or even just one color yarn and still acheive a beautiful effect!

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Lila Coaster by Crafting Each Day

Add a touch of springtime charm to your coffee table with this two-tone floral coaster pattern. This easy-to-follow project uses contrasting colors to create beautiful floral motifs, perfect for protecting your furniture and adding a pop of color to your home decor. 

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Twisted Headband by Toyslab Creations

Keep your hair looking stylish with this trendy twisted headband. This beginner-friendly pattern uses a simple twist technique to create a cozy and warm headband, perfect for everyday wear. Choose a bulky yarn for extra warmth or a lighter weight yarn for a more spring-like feel.

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Sweet Stripes Freeze Pop Holders by me – Green Fox Farms Designs

Beat the summer heat in style with these colorful freeze pop holders! This easy and fun crochet pattern uses scrap yarn to create reusable and eco-friendly holders for your favorite frozen treats. This quick project is perfect for beginners and experienced crocheters alike, making it a great way to use up leftover yarn and create something fun and functional for the whole family!

 

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Connection Square Washcloth by Sunflower Cottage Crochet

This unique washcloth pattern is perfect for using up scrap yarn. The modular design allows you to customize the size and colors of your washcloth, making it a fun and stash-busting project. Enjoy this more advanced pattern to create a practical and beautiful washcloth!

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32 fun free leftover yarn stash crochet patterns round up

Scrap Yarn Crochet Patterns That are a Little Different!

Ready to take your scrap yarn projects to the next level? These more involved patterns offer a satisfying challenge and the opportunity to create truly unique and functional pieces. They’re perfect for experienced crocheters looking to maximize their yarn stash and showcase their skills. So, grab your scraps of yarn and your fave hook, and get ready to weave your magic!

Animal Amigurumi Patterns

Coco and Chanel Cat Amis by Roxy’s Crochet

These adorable small cat amigurumis are the perfect gift for any cat lover! This fun and whimsical pattern is perfect for beginners and uses minimal yarn, making it a great scrap-busting project. Choose your favorite colors from your extra yarn, to create a variety of playful kittens!

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Whale Amigurumi by Loops and Love Crochet

Bring the ocean to life with this adorable whale amigurumi. This intermediate-level pattern is perfect for crocheters looking for a fun and challenging project. The detailed instructions and cute design will make this a cherished project and good use of your leftover bits of yarn!

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For Around The Home

Striped Moss Plant Pot Cover by Juniper and Oakes

This is a super practical pattern and a beautiful project at the same time. Learn how to crochet a mosaic pattern using the moss stitch, with clearly written instructions. It’s as perfect for storing all your craft supplies like crochet hooks and knitting needles, as it is for housing your plant pots!

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Radiant Hand Towel by The Loophole Fox

Pamper yourself and brighten your kitchen with a vibrant and functional hand towel. This advanced beginner pattern uses simple stitches to create a beautiful and absorbent towel that adds a pop of color to your home.

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Hexagon Coasters by Made by Gootie

Protect your furniture and add a touch of geometric style with these hexagon coasters. This versatile pattern is easy to customize in different colors and sizes, making it perfect for any home decor.

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Sweet Stripes Coasters - Crochet Pattern for Adorable Round Coasters - Perfect for drinks or as small plant rugs - Free Crochet Pattern from greenfoxfarmsdesigns.com

Harlow Wall Hanging by Juniper and Oakes

Add a touch of bohemian flair to your home with this beautiful wall hanging. This versatile pattern can be customized in size, color, and design, allowing you to create a unique piece that reflects your style. Find inspiration and explore the endless possibilities of this creative project!

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Granny Square Accent Pillow by Madame Stitch

These classic squares are a scrap yarn staple. You can use random skeins of yarn in all sorts of bright colours to create a unique and colorful pillow. Granny squares are great for beginners and there are endless possibilities for color combinations and stitch variations.

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Wearable Accessories

Cast Iron Handle Cover - Free Crochet Pattern - Pot Holder Pattern - Crochet Pattern - Cast Iron Cooking - Handmade Home - www.greenfoxfarmsdesigns.com

Piedmont Headband by Banana Moon Studio

The Piedmont headband crochet pattern features a beautiful textured stitch pattern, creating a unique and stylish headband. This intermediate-level pattern is perfect for crocheters looking for a fun challenge. Choose a soft and cozy yarn to keep your head warm in style!

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Boutchou Baby Booties by Knitting with Chopsticks

Keep your little one’s feet warm and cozy with these adorable baby booties. This free pattern uses soft yarn and simple stitches to create comfortable and stylish booties. It comes with helpful step-by-step instructions, to make it beginner-friendly! Choose a neutral color for a classic look or a bright color to add a pop of personality! 

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Daisy Square Bag by Carroway Crochet

This is a stylish and fun project that’s surprisingly easy to make. You can use a variety of scrap yarn colors and textures to create a unique purse that reflects your personal style. Make this easy boho evening purse to coordinate with your night time wardrobe.

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Easy Breezy Knee High Socks by Fosbas Designs

Whip up a pair of cozy and comfortable knee-high socks with this easy-to-follow pattern. Perfect for intermediate crocheters, this project provides a size chart and requires minimal yarn, making it a great stash-busting choice. Enjoy the fun of making your own socks and keep your feet warm and looking fantastic!

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Summer Scarf Scrap Buster Pattern Annies Design Crochet

Crochet Summer Scarf with Granny Squares by Annie Design Crochet

This is a fun project that’s perfect for using up leftover yarn. You can use the granny stitch plus other basic stitches to create a striped scarf with bright colours. This is a great accessory for any outfit.

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Sweet Stripes Plant Cozy and Hangers Crochet Pattern - Easy Crochet Pattern - Cute home decor - Crochet Plant Hanger - Boho Home Decor Planter Cozy - Crochet Home Decor Patterns from greenfoxfarmsdesigns.com

 

Infinity Elisabeth Stitch Cowl by Off the Hook For You

Luxuriously textured and endlessly cozy, this free cowl pattern makes the perfect winter accessory. Crafted with DK yarn, this easy-to-follow pattern works up quickly and is sure to become a wardrobe staple.

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Festive Scrap Yarn Crochet Patterns

Easter Basket by Knitting with Chopsticks

Celebrate the season with this adorable Easter Basket! This charming crochet pattern is perfect for beginners and creates a delightful basket perfect for holding Easter treats or small gifts.

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Christmas Sweater Gift Card Holder Ornament by Knitter Knotter

Ugly Sweater Gift Card Ornament by Knitter Knotter

Create these cute ‘ugly’ sweaters from your leftover yarn stash, throughout the year! They’ll be ready to gift at Christmas for those friends and family who are difficult to buy for. This free crochet pattern also comes with a helpful video tutuorial.

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Sweet Stripes Gift Bags Crochet Pattern. Create your own Colorful Red and Green Gift Bags tied with ribbon. Give a gift in a pretty gift bag handmade by you with the Easy Crochet Pattern! Crochet Pattern designed by greenfoxfarmsdesigns.com

Wide Ribbed Pumpkin by Crafting Each Day

Celebrate fall with this easy ribbed crochet pumpkin! This quick project uses single crochet for a charming textured design. Perfect for beginners and scrap yarn, it’s a fun decoration for any home!

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32 free scrap yarn crochet patterns round up

Who else is ready to get crocheting? I hope you have found the perfect pattern or two that you can’t wait to make to help bust throug that stash of yarn you’ve been saving for just this occasion! Thanks so much for reading! I would love to know which of these patterns you’re going to make first! Let me know in the comments! If you enjoyed this post and you want to help me to continue to offer Free Crochet Patterns (<– find them here), please share my Blog Post with your crafty friends and subscribe to my VIP List! You can easily share using the social media buttons below the post! Thank you so much for your support!  If you have any questions, feel free to contact me or leave a comment on the blog. Please share your finished creations on Ravelry too!

 

These are just a few great ideas to get you started on and of these Scrap Yarn Crochet Patterns. There are endless possibilities for scrap yarn projects, so don’t be afraid to experiment and have fun! You can find even more stash buster patterns by searching online or checking out my blog post full of all of my FREE Crochet Patterns! Remember, scrap yarn doesn’t have to go to waste! With a little creativity, you can turn it into beautiful and practical projects that you’ll love.

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Who else is ready to get crocheting? I hope you have found the perfect pattern or two that you can’t wait to make to help bust throug that stash of yarn you’ve been saving for just this occasion! Thanks so much for reading! I would love to know which of these patterns you’re going to make first! Let me know in the comments! If you enjoyed this post and you want to help me to continue to offer Free Crochet Patterns (<– find them here), please share my Blog Post with your crafty friends and subscribe to my VIP List! You can easily share using the social media buttons below the post! Thank you so much for your support!  If you have any questions, feel free to contact me or leave a comment on the blog. Please share your finished creations on Ravelry too!

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