The nights are drawing in and the weather is certainly getting colder, so it's time to get on with some cosy crochet!


Fall crochet patterns are perfect for this time of year, as there's nothing us crocheters love more than getting all snug on the sofa with a free crochet project. As we'll all be spending more time indoors, we've kept this list of free autumn crochet patterns focussed on projects and decorative items for the home so that you can really crochet up your happy place... with a few free thanksgiving crochet patterns thrown in for those of you in the US too!

Free pumpkin crochet pattern

When we think of Autumn, we think of the weather getting cooler, the evenings getting darker... and before you know it Halloween is upon us! If you're after a quick and easy make to celebrate the season, then you've got to try this Free pumpkin crochet pattern by Liz Ward - the best part is that it's a surprisingly simple project to make, with some simple stitches at the end to give your pumpkin it's ridges rather than having to do any complicated shaping!

P.S. If you're looking for more Halloween crochet patterns, you'll find loads in our pick of 30+ Halloween crochet patterns!

pumpkin crochet pattern

Free autumn blanket crochet pattern

Get all cosy during those autumn nights with the help of this free falling leaves throw crochet pattern by Red Heart. The throw is made in panels with the appliqué leaves added on afterwards, so you can customise it however you like - keep it subtle with just a few leaves, or go bold and really layer those leaves on!

red heart autumn blanket crochet pattern

Free amigurumi tiny turkey crochet pattern

We couldn't write a list of autumn crochet patterns without including a free thanksgiving crochet pattern for our friends across the pond - and this super-small amigurumi turkey by Mevlinn Gusick is a sweet and swift crochet make that you can hook up in no time! Find the Free amigurumi tiny turkey crochet pattern here.


Free autumn leaf crochet pattern

Nothing marks the change in season quite like seeing leaves change colour from summer greens to autumnal oranges. This gorgeous free autumn leaf pattern by is the perfect fall crochet pattern for marking the change in seasons, and not only makes a fun and challenging project but will also make a fab decoration. Check out the Free autumn leaf crochet pattern


Free pumpkin crochet patterns

Pumpkins and gourds are many a gardeners highlight in fall, are often included in Thanksgiving cornucopias and make fantastic autumn decorations in their own right (plus if they're dried properly they can last for months or even years!). But you can use your crochet skills to skip the months of growing and quickly hook up 3 different sized pumpkins with these free pumpkin crochet patterns instead!


Free Hello Fall cushion crochet pattern

You can quite literally say 'hello to fall' with this fabulous crochet cushion by BrianaKDesigns! Featuring a fun yet challenging crochet colourwork text design, this fab cushion is topped off perfectly with autumnal tweedy yarn! Find the Free Hello Fall cushion crochet pattern here.

Hello Fall Crochet Pillow pattern

Free table mat crochet pattern

Whether you're having family or friends round for dinner, or just fancy giving your dining table a crochet makeover, these simple crochet placemats will keep your table nice and clean - and as they're made from super-chunky cotton yarn, you can even use them with that steaming hot casserole dish! Find the free table mat crochet pattern here! Try switching the yarns for reds, oranges and browns to give them more of an autumn crochet pattern feel.


Free Autumn spice mandala crochet pattern

Continuing with the dining table theme, if you're planning a Thanksgiving meal or just want to give your table a seasonal crochet makeover, then you're bound to impress your guests with this impressive free Autumn spice mandala crochet pattern - it's the perfect centrepiece!

autumn spice doily crochet pattern

Free harvest bowl crochet pattern

If you're celebrating the joys of the autumn harvest... or just need a new fruit bowl, then this cute harvest bowl crochet pattern is a quick and easy way to bring the joys of autumn into your home. You can find the Free harvest bowl crochet pattern on the Lion Brand website, and you can also the patterns for the acorns pictured as well as other free thanksgiving crochet patterns.


Free Autumn leaves and acorns patterns

If you fancy hooking up a range of different autumnal leaves, perfect for garlands or decorating wreaths with, then you've got to check out the Free Autumn leaves and acorns patterns by Attic24. She's also included detailed step-by-step photo to help you master the tricky bits!

attic24 free autumn leaves crochet pattern

Free cherry pie hot pad crochet pattern

We've thoroughly enjoyed all the summer barbecues and salads, but autumn is the time for piping hot comfort food! Whatever you're cooking up this fall, keep your kitchen and dining surfaces looking sweet with this Free cherry pie hot pad crochet pattern.


Free filet table runner crochet pattern

Here's another crochet pattern to help you make the most of meal times! This fab free filet crochet table runner pattern is a great way to practice your filet crochet, and once you've got the hang of this fab technique you can easily customise your design, or even try making it wider to cover your whole table!


Candy corn door basket crochet pattern

Even though we don't really have candy corn here in the UK, we know it's a popular part of fall for our friends in the US. Wherever you are in the world, we think you'll love this Free Candy corn door basket crochet pattern - perfect for your autumn flower displays.

Candy Corn Door Basket crochet_pattern

Free zigzag autumn blanket crochet pattern

And finally, here's a fall crochet pattern that combines autumn colours with crochet comfort in a project that you'll love hooking up! This Free zigzag autumn blanket crochet pattern adds a fun twist to your usual zigzag stitch, and you'll feel super snuggly wrapped up in those warm autumn colours!

If you're looking for some more fab projects, check out some of these!

We hope you’ve enjoyed this list of free autumn crochet patterns, don’t forget if you need any help with your crochet stitches you can always check out our crochet for beginners guide. And if you’re looking to treat yourself, check out our list of the best crochet hooks and the best crochet kits for beginners.


Matt SpiersDigital Assistant, Gathered

Matt Spiers is a crochet artist and designer who has been overseeing Gathered's crochet articles for over 2 years. He previously worked as Digital Assistant for Simply Crochet magazine and is our in house video editing pro. What started as a hobby a decade ago led to Matt developing a passion (and then a career) with crochet. As well as still regularly writing and designing for Simply Crochet magazine, Matt is a crochet artist in his own right, having displayed and created crochet installations at festivals and fibre events across the UK. You can keep up to date with Matt at @onemancrochet on Instagram.

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