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Free crochet friendship bracelet patterns

Show your friends a bit of love with these quick and easy free crochet friendship bracelet patterns!

Published: March 9, 2021 at 9:00 am
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If you're after a quick stash-busting project, then you're in the right place. These fab crochet friendship bracelet patterns only need a small amount of yarn to make them, so it's a great way to use up those leftover bits of fancy yarn you couldn't bare to throw away! You can also embellish them with beads and buttons to make them extra special, or you could even use some special stitch markers on them to give them that extra bit of bling!


Our first 3 designs by Lucy Croft start and end with extra chains so that you can tie the crochet bracelet around your wrist once complete.


You will need


Each crochet bracelet measures approx 22cm (8½in) long


You can find a full list of all abbreviations we use in our abbreviations and conversions guide. This pattern is written in UK terminology but you can easily convert it to US terms using the guide.

Once you've tried these free crochet friendship bracelet patterns, why not try making some fun friendship bracelets with some new craft techniques! Check out our how to make friendship bracelets tutorial to learn how to make traditional knotted bracelets, as well as some funky cross stitch friendship bracelets too!

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2-strand crochet friendship bracelet pattern


Row 1 (RS) Dc into 2nd ch from hook, (ch3, skip 4 ch, dc into next ch) 6 times.

Fasten off leaving remaining ch unworked.

Rejoin Yarn in first dc of Row 1, ch15.

Fasten off and weave in ends.

Sew a bead onto centre of crochet bracelet.


Wide crochet friendship bracelet pattern


Row 1 (RS) Dc into 2nd ch from hook and next ch, turn leaving rem ch unworked. [2 dc]

Row 2 Ch1 (does not count as st), dc in same st and next st, turn.

Rows 3-28 Repeat Row 2.

Row 29 Ch1 (does not count as st), dc in same st and next st, ch15.

Fasten off and weave in ends.

Sew a bead onto centre of crochet bracelet.


3-strand crochet friendship bracelet pattern


Row 1 (RS) Dc into 2nd ch from hook, (ch4, skip 5 ch, dc into next ch) 5 times, rotate to work down other side of foundation ch, leaving rem ch unworked.

Row 2 Ch1 (does not count as st), dc in same ch as first dc, (ch5, skip ch-4 sp, dc in same ch as dc) 5 times, ch15.

Fasten off and weave in ends.

Add beaded stitch markers to crochet bracelet.


Simple dc and chains crochet friendship bracelet pattern

This easy peasy friendship bracelet crochet pattern by Kirstie McLeod is a brilliant project for beginners to try, and can be made with any leftover dk yarn you have. The crochet friendship bracelet is joined to make a solid loop that doesn't require fastening.

You will need

Using colours of your choice and a 4.5mm hook, ch31, ss into the first ch to form a ring.

Round 1 Ch1, work 1dc into the next 10 ch, ch21, ss into the first dc. Rep this round 4 more times.

Fasten off .


Sew the buttons to the double crochet section in the centre of the crochet bracelet.



Lucy CroftCrochet Designer & Technical Editor

Lucy Croft is the designer behind many of Simply Crochet magazine’s most popular designs. As well as being a freelance technical editor, Lucy has designed many of Simply Crochet’s crochet-alongs including our Pick ‘n’ Mix and Hook ‘n’ Learn CAL’s. Lucy has had designs published in Love Crochet, Mollie Makes, Simply Crochet and many more! You can follow Lucy on Instagram at @lucyacroft

Kirstie McLeodEditor, Simply Knitting

Kirstie is the Editor of Simply Knitting and Commissioning Editor of The Knitter, and what she doesn’t know about knitting isn’t worth knowing! She’s responsible for packing both magazines with gorgeous, fresh patterns by designers from all over the globe and bringing the biggest trends from the fashion world straight to your needles. When she’s not squishing new yarns, browsing the latest pattern collections, and travelling to knitting shows across the UK and beyond, Kirstie can be found working on her own knitwear designs – and she even finds time to crochet too! Look her up on Ravelry to see her latest creations, and follow her on Instagram at @kirstie.mcleod.

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