As the nights draw in and the weather starts getting colder, it's time to get on with some cosy autumn 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!

Halloween crochet projects

If you're looking for crochet projects for the spookier side of this season, you'll find loads in our pick of 30+ Halloween crochet patterns!

Ghost crochet pattern

Free autumn crochet patterns

Free pumpkin crochet pattern

As well as getting colder and darker, Autumn is also the traditional time of harvest. If theres one vegetable that is the epitomy of autumn (and halloween too) – it's got to be the pumpkin!

If you're after a quick and easy make to celebrate the season, you should try our super-sweet free crochet pumpkin pattern. Iit'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!

pumpkin crochet pattern

Free autumn blanket crochet pattern

Get all cosy during those autumn nights with the help of this seasonal blanket 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!

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Free fox amigurumi crochet pattern

The American's have their turkey and thanksgiving, but here in the uk we have our own autumnal animal that conveniently fits in with the orange and brown theme – our fabulous foxes!

With the evenings getting darker earlier it's often a good time to spot these wiley critters, although if you don't have any nearby we've got this fabulous crochet version you can make!


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.


Free amigurumi candy corn pattern

We don't really have candy corn here in the UK, but we know how much our friends in the US love them. Even though we'd love to have a taste of the real things, for now we'll have to make do with these adorable amigurumi versions.

Free candy corn amigurumi pattern

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!

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!

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 mandala tablemat - it's the perfect centrepiece!

autumn spice doily crochet pattern

Free hot water bottle cover crochet pattern

When it starts getting really cold, there's one accessory we love cosying up with – A hot water bottle! But of course you need a cover to make sure you don't get burnt, and what could be better than your own crocheted cover made in your favourite dk yarn!

Use this free hot water bottle cover crochet pattern from Ravelry

free hot water bottle cover 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.


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 get inspired by these amazing pattern from Attic24. She's also included detailed step-by-step photo to help you master the tricky bits, as well as instructions for an oak leaf and acorn too!

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 tasty crochet pad – no baking required!


Free autumn tree wall hanging crochet pattern

If you want to celebrate the season and show off your crochet skills at the same time, then this free autumn tree wall hanging is the perfect pattern! We love the use of bobble stitches to create a raised textured design, and the brown plaid borders are a touch of autumnal genius!

Autumn Tree Wall Hanging crochet opattern

Free filet table runner crochet pattern

Here's another crochet pattern to help you make the most of meal times! This table runner 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 candy corn door basket- 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 blanket adds a fun twist to your usual zigzag stitch, and you'll feel super snuggly wrapped up in those warm autumn colours!


Wear a poppy this Autumn

As the tail end of autumn approaches, don't forget an important crochet project for November – the commemorative poppy! Take a look at our Free crochet poppy pattern for two patterns to try.

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Autumn crochet – it's all about colour!

The key to giving any crochet project an autumnal theme is all in the colours. You can give almost any project a seasonal twist by selecting colours that reflect this time of year – think oranges, browns, creams and dark mossy greens.


Give your wardrobe an autumn makeover

Now that you've got your home looking suitably seasonal, why not make some comfy crochet just for you! Check out the top 20 Autumn/Winter crochet top patterns with Gathered.



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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