Here at Gathered we’re all about helping you find fun, new ways to make things – and there’s never been a time when we’ve all been more in need of an extra boost of therapeutic crafting in our lives! So we’re bringing you a daily free craft pattern or project to help ease the strains of 2020 and inject a regular dose of craft goodness into your days! You’ll find everything from snuggly socks crochet patterns to keep warm this winter to easy cross stitch charts. Dive on in and find something to make tonight!
Day 1: Free lacy sock crochet pattern
Treat your feet with these DIY oh-so-snuggly socks by Hannah Cross and Simply Crochet magazine, released for this year’s virtual Yarndale event! This is the new season Autumn make we all need in our lives.
Get the free sock crochet pattern
Hooks at the ready people, let’s spread a little joy with our free crochet rainbow pattern! Crochet a mood-boosting rainbow then hang it from your window or add it to a plain T-shirt for an easy refashion.
Reach for your paper stash and whip up a happy-making mobile to keep those April showers at bay. Our rainbow mobile tutorial shows you how to make your own rainbow to brighten up any living space!
This scrap-busting knitting project shows you how to knit DIY place settings with our free pattern by Katina Killey. This quick and easy project is ideal for beginners.
Today we’re showing you how to make a quilt by hand (a great introduction to quilting if you don’t already have a sewing machine at home). We’re sharing our free guide to Sashiko quilting including step-by-step instructions for how to try it out with a beginner-friendly mini quilt.
Try our free Sashiko Quilt Pattern
Get kids stitching while they’re stuck at home with Jayne Scholfield’s woodland animals cross stitch charts – they’re designed with just whole cross stitches so perfect for mini stitchers to have a go at.
Download our free children’s cross stitch patterns
For more kids crafts head to 5 minute fun. They’ve got a range of easy, at home crafts for you to make with the kids.
These designs are completely stellar! Learn a new embroidery stitch and make the most of it by stitching up 4 Legged Knot bunting showing off different heavenly constellations.
Discover our embroidery tutorial: 4 Legged Knot.
Give any room of the house a rainbow boost with this scrap-busting rainbow cushion tutorial by Anna Alicia and Simply Sewing.
Find out how to make a rainbow cushion
If you go down to the woods today… for your daily exercise…. you’re sure of a big surprise – make the cutest of pom pom bears with this easy craft project that kids will love.
Show your loved ones how much you’re missing them while you’re on lockdown with this fun-to-make corner pop-up card. It’s easy to make with one square of card and just a few easy folds!
Day 11: Knit a coffee cosy
We all need a little boost more than ever at the mo, so spruce up your morning coffee with our free cafetiere cosy and coasters knitting patterns by Katina Killey.
Day 14 Embroidery a bunny pouch
Daily craft of the day! Sew a sweet bunny pouch to fill with Easter treats with Mollie Johanson’s Danish knot stitch project.
Day 15 Sew fabric storage baskets
Keep your craft patterns in one place and brighten up your craft room with Jennie Jones’ simple fabric basket pattern.
Day 16: Crochet coin purse
Use any colours you have in your stash to hook on this cool retro coin purse – we like brights!
Day 17: Make a quarter-fold card
Get your free crafts fix with this cute make. Try a fun new card fold to craft with the kids or decorate with any toppers ands materials you have at home.
Day 18: Free baby knitting pattern
Quick to knit up in just two shades of cotton, this hat could come in very handy right now if you are lucky enough to be in your sunny garden.
Day 19: Scrapbuster free diamond quilt pattern
This clever quilt is great for using up fabric odds and ends that are just too beautiful to throw away.
Day 20: Free Lavender Cross Stitch Patterns
Bring a breath of fresh air to your stitching with 6 soothing lavender cross stitch charts by Susan Bates.
Get our free lavender cross stitch patterns
Day 21: Free Triangle cushion crochet pattern
Make a stylish striped cushion with our crochet pattern by Anne Egan – it’s shape is inspired by a teabag!
Get our free pyramid cushion pattern
Day 22: How to make an easy-sew velcro wallet
Get the kids together for a crafternoon and make Jennie Jones’ simple-sew DIY velcro wallets by hand or machine.
Find out how to make a velcro wallet
Day 23 Crochet a journal cover
Inspire yourself to finally start that story with this bright crochet book cover, or use it to make plans for all the things you want to do once lockdown lifts! Today’s free pattern is designed by Samantha Osmond.
Try our Free crochet notebook pattern
Day 24: Easy-sew envelope clutch bag
Whip up a simple bag using 1 fat quarter of fabric with our step-by-step guide to sewing a basic clutch bag. Don’t have a fabric stash to find the fabric in? Why not head to your wardrobe and look for pre-loved garments you never wear any more but can’t bear to part with – this is a great project to refashion some favourite fabric from an old skirt or dress.