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Top 10 Patterns of 2023

Guess what? We’re back for another round of crochet bests. By now, the rounding up of Best Crochet Patterns is officially an annual affair! Yep, I had so much fun rounding up the best-of-the-best for the past few years that it’s become a tradition. I’m practically declaring it a yarn holiday! 🎉 And you know what else? This isn’t just about celebrating the yarn wonders; it’s also my way of fine-tuning the crochet radar to better serve YOU – my fabulous hook-wielding peeps!

So, here’s the scoop: I’ve dived into the analytics, deciphered the clicks, and crunched the numbers. Drumroll, please! 🥁 It’s time to unveil the Top 10 Crochet Patterns of 2023 that got the most love from all of you <Hookers!> out there. No need to thank me for this crochet treasure hunt; it’s all in the spirit of hooking up some joy and inspiration for your next creative project! 😜

Let’s revisit the favorites from the past year, relive the stitches that stole your hearts, and maybe even discover some new favorites along the way. Spoiler alert: This list is like a yarn-filled candy store, and YOU get to be the kid in it!

But wait, there’s more! Stick around until the end, because I’ve got a special treat for you – the Top 5 Fan Fave patterns of 2023 are making a comeback appearance! These patterns are like the rockstars of crochet, still stealing the show even after their initial debut. They might be a tad spoiled, but hey, can we blame them?

PLUS! Introducing the Top 5 Best Blog Posts of 2023. Which crochet pattern round-ups did y’all love the most this year? If you haven’t already, you might want to bookmark these pages!!😉🧶

Top 10 Crochet Patterns of 2023 Green Fox Farms Designs

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And the Top Patterns of 2023 are…

Rosette succulent c2c crochet blanket square pattern

10. Rosette Succulent Square FREE Pattern!

Coming in at number 10 is my second ever corner-to-corner crochet pattern. While I’ve only created a handful of C2C patterns, but I’m besotted with the ease in which I can re-create an image using crochet. This pattern was part of the Plant Lover Afghan CAL hosted by the amazing Erin of Juniper and Oakes. Mine was one of 12 patterns created for the blanket panels. There’s a chart included to help you along with this free pattern. I love the way it turned out and clearly y’all do too!  💜  Find the pattern here!

Hopscotch Stitch Pattern Dish cloth Dishcloth. Free crochet pattern

9. Hopscotch Dish Cloth FREE Pattern!

Coming in at number 9 is the Hopscotch Dish Cloth Pattern, which features my special stitch combo! This free afghan square pattern (which also includes instructions to make as a dish cloth too!) was part of a collaborative blanket design project! 💜  Find the pattern here!

Easy Hexi pot holder square crochet pattern to make trivet or wall hanging or table runner too

8. Hexie Pot Holder FREE Pattern!

Coming in at number 8 is the Hexagon Pot Holder or Trivet Pattern. I love a quick make, and these hexagons are a great project on their own or that can be made into all sorts of things. You can join them together to create a table runner, wall hanging or blanket. this free pattern is also a terrific way to make use of your yarn stash. 💜  Find the pattern here!

Resourceful book cover crochet patterns for Scorpios personality traits.

7. Hopscotch Tablet and Book Sleeve Pattern!

Coming in at number 7 is the Hopscotch Tablet and Book Sleeve Pattern! Using my fun ‘hopscotch’ stitch pattern, you can protect your ipad, books, phone or journals in a handmade way. So whether you’re a vigilant parent, an avid reader, or just on the hunt for a practical crochet pattern, rest assured – I’ve got you (wink 😉) covered! This pattern works up quickly and includes directions for 3 size versions – Small, Medium and Large. 💜  Find the pattern here!

Cottagecore Farmhouse Hanging Basket Pattern. Teardrop hanger for plants and storage.

6. Farmhouse Hanging Basket FREE Pattern!

Coming in at number 6 is the Teardrop Hanging Basket pattern. This has been my most popular basket pattern this year! And as you probably know, there are a lot of basket crochet patterns on this blog.  I know how much you love plants too!  So this was always going to be one of the top patterns of 2023. 💜  Find the pattern here!

Moonlight Streamline Glitter
Best 10 Crochet Patterns of 2023 Green Fox Farms Designs
Hopscotch Coffee Sleeves free crochet patterns

5. Hopscotch Coffee Cozy FREE Pattern!

Coming in at number 5 on the top patterns of 2023, is this incredibly versatile Coffee Mug Cozy Pattern! Adjustable to fit on mugs, cups and to-go drink containers, you’ll wonder why you hadn’t made one sooner ! This pattern is not only a joy to create but also an instant upgrade to your daily coffee ritual. Get ready to sip in style! 💜  Find the pattern here!

Small and Medium Crochet Gnome Basket Pattern

4. Faegryn Gnome Basket Pattern!

Coming in at number 4 is the Faegryn Gnome Basket Pattern. Craft your very own DIY Crochet Organizer for storing yarn, toys and more, all year! This super cute pattern was created for Christmas gifting – thinking of the Scandinavian Gnome trend. But of course gnomes are popular year ’round, and all over the world. So a basket is a practical crochet pattern for home decor and useful storage.  💜  Find the pattern here!

Gnome Gift Card Holder Crochet pattern for cash or gift cards at Christmas. Also a hanging ornament for the Christmas tree.

3. Hanging Gnome Gift Card Ornament FREE Pattern!

Coming in at number 3 is yet another sweet gnome! I couldn’t help myself and made not one but two gnome patterns in time for Christmas this year. The Gnome Gift Card Pattern will hold a gift card or cash – turning these into a handmade gift! The gnome can have a hanger attached to become an ornament for the Christmas tree. Which means it will keep on giving – for years to come! 💜  Find the pattern here!

Mushroom drawstring crochet pattern dice bag red

2. Magical Mushroom Dice Bag FREE Pattern!

2023 has been the year of Dice Bags!! Coming in at number 2 is the fabulous and versatile Magical Mushroom Dice Bag Pattern. It’s a drawstring bag that will appeal to dice gamers and mushroom lovers alike! You can either keep your dice collection safe within, or use it just as it is – as a purse. No matter what treasures you want to transport, the Mushroom bag will keep the contents a mystery.  💜  Find the pattern here!

Evan's 8 pocket dice bag popular crochet pattern

1. Evan’s 8 Pocket Dice Bag FREE Pattern!

Coming in at number 1 of top patterns of 2023! It’s Evan’s 8 Pocket Dice Bag Pattern! Named after my eldest son, who has many collections of dice for his Dnd Obsession – this 8 pocket dice bag pattern blew every other pattern out of the water! Which just went to show me how many of us are dice game families! Long live real life gaming! This discovery made this Mama very happy to know that online gaming hasn’t quite taken over the world, just yet. 💜  Find the pattern here!

So that’s the Top 10 Patterns from 2023, chosen not by me, but by YOU my amazingly crafty friends! Gathering all of these patterns together in one place has made me itchy to get desiging again! I have some BIG plans for 2024. I hope that you’re as excited as me to learn what’s ahead.

Which of these top patterns of 2023 is your favorite? Which did you make in 2023? Which will you make next in 2024? Let me know in the comments section below this post!


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Blair Leather Clutch


And Now for the Fan Favorites!

The All-time Hits of 2023

Let’s turn our spotlight to the undeniable stars of the crochet show – the Fan Favorites! We can’t possibly overlook these timeless treasures that have earned their status as classics. They’re like the seasoned performers who, despite not making their debut in 2023, continue to steal the show – or should I say, steal your hearts and hooks! So, brace yourselves for a heartfelt rendezvous with the top 5 most sought-after crochet pattern posts from 2023, that have managed to secure their place in the crochet hall of fame. Drumroll, please! 🌟🥁

Sweet Stripes Hanging Baskets Crochet pattern<br />

5. Sweet Stripes Hanging Baskets Free Pattern

Fan Fave Pattern number 5 is the Sweet Stripes Hanging Baskets Free Pattern. It certainly seems Y’all love basket patterns as much as I do! With this being in the top 10 last year too. Well of course you do, because there’s so much you can do with them! Such as, use them to hold your plant babies or flowers, towels or toiletries, fruit or vegetables, or my favorite – to store and show off your yarn and craft supplies! 🪴🌵🌿🍅🥕  Find the pattern here!

4. Sweet Stripes Market Tote FREE Pattern

Fan Fave Pattern number 4 is the Sweet Stripes Market Tote pattern. This has been a pattern fave, since it was first designed in 2021. Personally, I use tote bags to hold my WIPs, so that I can always grab a bag to take with me, when I’m on the go. Yes, I have plenty of WIPs!! But this bag pattern is sturdy enough to carry market purchases, and take on shopping trips. 👜👝🛍️🎒💼  Find the pattern here!

Sweet Stripes Market Tote Free Crochet pattern
FUN Freeze Pop Holders Crochet Pattern.

3. FUN Freeze Pop Holders Free Pattern

Fan Fave Pattern number 3 is the FUN Freeze Pop Holders pattern! I have to admit, crafting these has been one of the most enjoyable experiences in my pattern-making journey. Plus, they’re a massive hit with my kiddos and their friends – hence the name! Do you have to deal with your little ones devouring ice pops like it’s a full-time job – during the summer? That’s why I created a freeze pop holder pattern in the first place. The question now is, which one will you whip up first – a giraffe, dinosaur, unicorn, shark, mermaid, or clownfish freeze pop holder? Choices, choices! 🦒🦕🦄🦈🧜‍♀️🐠  Find the pattern here!

2. Tiny Dinosaur Amigurumi FREE Pattern!

Fan Fave Pattern number 2 is the Tiny Dino Ami pattern – as always, he’s in the top 3 patterns of the year! What’s not to adore? He’s a colossal charmer in a pint-sized package—irresistibly cute, a joy to play with, and a breeze to whip up! Dinosaurs have always held a special place in my heart, and I’m absolutely thrilled to see the creative spin you all are putting on your Tiny Dino projects over on Ravelry. Isn’t it fantastic how a pattern can ignite the spark of creativity, inspiring folks to infuse their own flair or even birth something entirely new? 🦕🦖  Find the pattern here!

Tiny Dino Ami Free Amigurumi Pattern
dc dice bag and rolling tray green fox farms designs

1. DC Dice Bag and Rolling Tray FREE Pattern

Fan Fave Pattern number 1 is the DC Dice Bag Pattern! Didn’t I tell you it’s the year of Dice Bags!! I’m absolutely thrilled by the ongoing love this crochet pattern has received! It’s proof that the simplest ideas can be the best. I came up with this clever dice bag as a no-fuss solution for storing our many dice, especially for my eldest son’s growing collection of D&D dice. But mostly, I wanted a method to allow my spirited kiddos to roll the dice, without them being thrown off the table with every. single. throw. 🙄  This easy pattern comes in two sizes for extra practicality! In our household, it’s always in use, and your love for it too, warms my heart!  🎲💕  Find the pattern here!

Most Loved Crochet Patterns of 2023 Green Fox Farms Designs
Snuggle Buddies Kit


What are the Top 5 Blog Posts of 2023?

A New Category Addition!

Again, while diving into my blog statistics, I found a whole new grouping of favorites – as chosen by You, my readers! Introducing a fresh addition to our Top Choices – a new category to spice things up! Unravel the mystery of what yarn-loving visitors have adored the most in the 2023 crochet pattern roundups!

a gift guide for crocheters GFFD Best Gift Ideas for Crocheters

5. Christmas Gift Ideas for Crocheters

Fan Fave Blog Post Number 5 is a round up of suggested Gift Ideas for Crocheters. That’s you and me. So that makes sense!! This is a gift guide full of links to yummy things, such as t-shirts, yarn winders, stickers and crochet hooks. All manner of crochet manna – aka treats and treasures for crafters!
There’s no time like the present to write yourself a gift list.  Find the pattern round up here!

4. 30 Sensational Crochet Patterns for Sagittarius

Fan Fave Blog Post Number 4 is a round up of crochet patterns gathered according to the personality traits of Sagittarius. Don’t think you know a Sagittarian? Well, you do… it’s ME! However, I have been crafting the Zodiac Series all year. There’s a collection of crochet patterns for each of the astrological signs. So no matter what time of year you were born – yours is on the blog to browse.  ♐️  Find the pattern round up here!

30 sensational crochet patterns for sagittarius personality traits pins
21 cute christmas amigurumi crochet patterns(1)

3. Christmas Amigurumi Crochet Patterns

Fan Fave Blog Post Number 3 is a round up of Amigurumi crochet patterns, especially for Christmas. This turned out to be a very helpful idea, favored by many! So many of you responded to the email I sent announcing this post, saying how cute this Christmas roundup was. Thank you for the feedback and the HUGE response! It helps me to know what y’all are enjoying and want more of!  Find the pattern round up here!

2. Crochet Patterns for Men

Fan Fave Pattern number 2 is a collection of crochet patterns that men will love! I went with a gut feeling on this one. So many crochet pattern collections are aimed at women and children, but what about our fellas? I have two sons and a hubby who I LOVE to make for. I really do. Which is why you’ve probably noticed I design a few more male-style patterns than some other crochet designers. I want to share out the crocheting love across the sexes! If you’re looking for some crochet inspo for your guy, then this is the round up post for you.  Find the pattern round up here!

25 Crochet Patterns that Men Will Love
42 Free Crochet Patterns Collection for Last Minute gifts

1. Free Crochet Patterns for Last Minute Gifts

Fan Fave Pattern number 1 is a grouping of All of My FREE Crochet Patterns Up until the end of 2023. Squeee! You can find them ALL in One Place! This roundup post sped all the way to the number one position in record time! It’s So Kind of Y’All to show my patterns so much love. 💞 I Appreciate you! When you click through to the ads on my blog, spend the little bit extra to buy the PDF version of one of my patterns, and do your shopping with any of my affiliate links – well, that comes back full circle to you! You supporting me, means that I can offer FREE CROCHET PATTERNS here on my blog for you. It’s a magical cycle, just like night and day or the ebb and flow of tides.  Find the pattern round up here!

Voila, my fabulous friends! I trust you’ve enjoyed the rundown of the Top 10 Crochet Patterns of 2023, the Top 5 Fan Favorites and the Top 5 Blog Posts of 2023 – as handpicked by none other than you amazing souls! Your readership means the world to me! Now, spill the yarn, and let me know which patterns have danced off your hooks and nestled into your hearts! 🧶💖

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