We love festival season, it's a great opportunity to crack out the colourful crochet and have a party!!! But even if you're not a festival fan, you'll still enjoy these colourful and fun crochet patterns that are just perfect for summer.


We've compiled a list of our favourite free crochet festival patterns – from festival crochet tops to fun festival accessories, there's plenty of fun free crochet patterns for you to hook up.

We've also included a few extra paid crochet patterns too for if you really want to go all out!

Rainbow waistcoat

If you're looking for the ultimate in crochet festival outfits, then you can't beat the super-popular Rainbow Mandala Waistcoat crochet pattern by Sara Huntington.


Free festival crochet patterns

To help you get started on your festival outfits straight away, we've organised these festival crochet projects into sections.

Use the links below to jump directly to the project type you're looking for, or read on to see all the fun makes!

Crochet festival top patterns

Free granny square halter top pattern


There's a reason that strappy vest tops are so popular at festivals, after all, when you're dancing in the sun all day it's easy to work up a sweat.

If you're looking for a fun colourful halter top that shows off your crochet skills (and is surprisingly easy to make), then you can't beat our free granny square halter top pattern! Made up of just five simple squares and two half triangles, you can whip this up in no time at all.

Free festival cardigan crochet pattern


Enjoy that flowing fabric feeling while you're dancing in the fields with this gorgeous festival cardigan.

It features a filet crochet and lace design, fabulous fringing, plus you can complete the outfit with the matching festival bralette crochet pattern – outfit sorted!

Harry Styles crochet cardigan

Liv Huffman's Harry Styles crochet cardigan pattern

For all of you pop music fans, what could be a more appropriate festival top than our fabulous crochet version of the famous Harry Styles cardigan?

This iconic patchwork cardi is made up of simple squares and is packed full of colour so it's still a fun make, even if you're not a fan of the singer that made it famous!

Happiness Poncho crochet pattern


Oh my ombre! We love the fantastic colour gradient in this stylish poncho.

The small and medium sizes can be hooked up with just one of their Twister yarn cakes. Made with fabulous V-stitches, this festival crochet outfit has a lovely flowing drape.

Red Heart easy-to-wear cardigan crochet pattern


You can really channel those hippy vibes with this crochet cardigan. It's a super-simple project thanks to its sideways construction, and that neon yarn will really help you to stand out from the crowd. Just what you want from a festival crochet top!

Festival Bikini Top


If you're heading to a sunny festival (or even just hitting the beach), this gorgeous bikini top crochet pattern by Kristin Omdahl will allow you to show off your crochet style and enjoy the sun at the same time!

Rainbow pride cardigan crochet pattern

rainbow pride festival cardigan crochet pattern

Festivals are all about showing your true colours and being yourself. This fantastic unisex cardigan is a great way to add a rainbow to everything you do, and we love the relaxed slouchy fit. Perfect for pride events, festivals, or just wrapping yourself in a rainbow all year round!

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Baby come back crochet top pattern


Here's the perfect pattern for crochet beginners that fancy a bit of festival style. With its simple panel construction and tassel ties, it's a fun crochet festival top that has a relaxed style that will suit a wide range of body shapes.

Free Blooming bomber jacket crochet pattern

Blooming bomber crochet festival jacket

When it comes to colourful crochet, you don't get much more vibrant than the brilliant designs by Katie Jones.

There's a few of her eye-popping designs available for free on Lovecrafts, but we think her bomber jacket is the ultimate festival top. You gotta love those Frida Kahlo vibes!

Threefold boho top crochet pattern


Need a party top in next to no time? Then grab your big hook and super-chunky yarn and make this top by Amiee Wagner.

This crochet crop top pattern is a super-simple design that even beginners will be able to hook up with ease!

Fantasy festival makes

Take a look at this amazing crocodile stitch halter top crochet pattern by Regina Weiss! And check out the rest of the designs in her Etsy store for more fantasy inspired patterns that are perfect for festivals!


Crochet festival hat and headwear patterns

Free flower headband crochet pattern


You don't have to be a child of the 60's to feel the flower power! This free flower headband crochet pattern by Becky Garratt is a fun easy crochet pattern that will really complete your festival outfit!

P.S. If you fancy making a flower crown out of real (or fake) flowers, then check out our fabulous how to make a flower crown tutorial!

Sunseeker bucket hat crochet pattern


Bucket hats have been making a huge comeback in recent years (no longer are they stuck in the 90s).

This stripy bucket hat is completely made up of simple stitches and will keep you cool thanks to the shiny happy cotton yarn!

Free flower bucket hat crochet pattern

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Fancy a different style of bucket hat? Or maybe you just want a different hat for every day of your festival?

Well here's another fun crochet bucket hat for you to try! Our free crochet bucket hat pattern is simple to make and you can decorate it with retro crochet flowers (or any other motifs that take your fancy).

Free butterfly headband crochet pattern


When it comes to festival accessories, the sparklier the better! So go for a glittery crochet combo with this adorable headband. Using glitter yarn is an easy way to give any crochet project a bit of sparkle.

Ours is embellished with a beautiful butterfly, but you could add even more crochet shapes and motifs to it– we think adding a few different colour versions of our free crochet corsage pattern onto it would look amazing!

Free granny square bucket hat crochet pattern


So we've got one more bucket hat pattern for you to try – we did tell you they were on trend! This one however is a great choice for those who really want to show off their crochet skills and stitches.

This colourful design uses a band of granny square motifs and a range of colourful and textured stitches to make a truly unique hat – you'll definitely stand out from the crowd.

Hit the beach!

Check out our list of the top crochet beachwear patterns for loads of fun crochet patterns, from crochet cover-ups to crochet swimming costumes, and much more!

Candy cane beach dress crochet pattern

Crochet festival bag patterns

Granny square cross body bag crochet pattern

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Everyone needs a bag for when they're on the go, especially when at a festival!

These types of cross body bags have become almost as popular at festivals as bucket hats. They're perfect for keeping your bits and bobs in but won't hinder you when dancing and having fun.

This clever design is made up of just 4 granny squares and a length of fun stitches to make the strap. Plus the zipper is sewn in which means your belongings will be nice and safe.

Mochila backpack pattern


Every discerning festival diva needs a glam bag to store the essentials. This gorgeous Mochila backpack pays homage to the distinctive and beautiful patterned two-tone backpack of Columbia. In fact, the word Mochila is Spanish for backpack!

Bottle holder crochet pattern


Don't forget to stay hydrated while you're dancing all night long!

Make sure you've always got some water to hand with this clever crochet design.

Mini pineapple purse pattern.


There’s no fun in carrying around a huge purse or wallet when you’re out all day at an event, so why not hook up this pineapple purse?

It will save you money and space!

Good limes Phone bag crochet pattern


No pockets in your festival outfit - no problem! Just hook up this Good limes phone bag and always have your photo to hand.

You'll never lose your festival friends again - we'll meet you at the bar!

More festival accessories to crochet

Mandala hoop earring crochet pattern


If you want some crochet jewellery that really stands out, then you've got to try our statement mandala hoop earrings by Hannah Cross.

Embellished hoops are all the rage this year, and we’ve already made a pair in almost every colour!

Free pompom shawl crochet pattern

pompom shawl crochet pattern

While you may be having fun in the daytime sun, when evening comes you need those extra layers to throw on so you can continue to party long into the night.

Why not try a colourful and fun crochet pattern like this amazing shawl to warm up with when the sun goes down? We love all of those colours and pompoms!

Feather embellishment pattern


We love these beautiful feathers by Poppy & Bliss. They’d look really fab if embellished on a headband, or added to a dreamcatcher and hung in your tent... or if you’re lucky, your VW campervan!

Flip Flop Sandals Crochet Pattern


We've all got a boring pair of old flip-flops, but with some clever crochet, you can upcycle them into some stunning sandals!

They’re inspired by dream catchers and add a hippy chick vibe to any outfit.

Floral wrist wraps crochet pattern


Bring out your inner flower child with these pretty wrap bracelets by Irene Strange.

Three separate wraps layer up together to create a sweet floral wrist accessory, perfect for summer parties and festivals (or for kids to dress up with).

Free crochet wrap pattern


Shawls are so versatile and we think we’d be channelling our inner Stevie Nicks with this beautiful design.

For an added 70s look dip dye at the edges or tie dye the wrap! You can learn how to tie dye here on Gathered.

Sparkle and Shine necklace pattern

crochet necklace pattern

Bright and colourful necklaces are the perfect way to accessorise any festival outfit, but rather than taking any previous gems, why not quickly crochet this gorgeous necklace instead?

Using sparkly glitter yarn will help it to really stand out, and it's so easy to make you can probably even quickly hook one up on your way to the festival!

Embellished sandal crochet pattern


This is one of our own patterns from Simply Crochet issue 56, and a firm favourite in the office!

This fun crochet pattern by Sara Huntington transforms some plain pair of sandals and gives those straps a crochet makeover. These sandals are the perfect excuse to add a pompom trim too!

Leftover yarn bracelets crochet pattern

leftover yarn bracelet crochet pattern

Once you've hooked up your epic crochet festival outfit, there's just one last thing to do. Gather up those leftover bits of yarn and a few beads, and quickly hook up these sweet bracelets.

You could even make an extra one to give to a stranger at the festival as an act of kindness!

Free barefoot sandals crochet pattern

how to make barefoot sandals

Whether you're going full-on hippy at a festival or just hanging out in the garden, nothing quite beats feeling soft summer grass beneath your feet.

This free pattern is certainly more of a fashion accessory than a practical one, but when it's made up of simple chains, a fun triangle motif and loads of pretty colours – what's not to love?

Nothing but good vibes!

If you fancy going all out with your festival outfit, why not try hooking up this impressive Good Vibrations crochet dress pattern by TheMissingYarn. 

Crochet that everyone can enjoy!

Of course, you don't have to be a fan of music festivals to enjoy these fab crochet patterns. Plenty of teens and adults alike enjoy relaxed and colourful crochet style all year round.

Many of these festival crochet patterns use colourwork or lace stitch effects. They're a great way of learning new techniques and improving your crochet skills, as well as adding colour to your wardrobe!


Host a crochet garden party

If you'd rather be hanging out at home than frolicking in a field, why not get some friends round for your own summer celebration and get hooking with these top summer garden party crochet patterns.


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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