Crochet, a French word, meaning hook, enjoys the reputation of a needlework activity that is relaxing, yet creative. Designing striking stitches, crocheters through the ages handcrafted a variety of styles from gossamer filet work to the bold stitches used for afghans. Currently, crocheting has become popular with young mothers, teens, college-age kids, and even boys. Give yourself a mood lift and join in the fun at Simply Crochet where the enthusiasm for crocheting results in a wide variety of resources selected specially with you in mind.
Explore the resources on Simply Crochet for hundreds of free crochet patterns for every occasion and use. For beginners, check out the crochet easy free patterns. Browse crochet patterns for baby afghans, or free crochet afghan patterns for gifts. We also offer resources for decorating with free doily patterns or free filet crochet charts. Find hundreds more crocheting favorites from the Simply Crochet resources.