20+ Stashbusting Crochet Patterns

Today I’ve collected over 20 patterns from around the internet to help you use up that yarn stash! Whether you’ve got bits and scraps or piles of skeins, I’ve got some great patterns for you! Most of these patterns are completely free online so you can get your stash busting on quickly and easily.

Stashbusting Crochet Patterns

Check out this video to see featured patterns, or scroll down to get links for each project!

Please note – all designs and images included in this post are used with the designer’s permission!

Wedge Project Bag

White and Taupe Triangle Wedge Project Bag with Brown Leather Strap

I adore the shape of this unique project bag from Blue Star Crochet. This design is available for free online. You will need a zipper and strap in addition to yarn for this one. Bonus – there is an adorable matching coin purse available too!

Glasses Case

Blue Crochet Glasses Case With button Closure

A quick, simple case to protect your glasses this year, complete with cute button closure – from Jo to the World Creations, free online!

Scrappy Scarf

Multicolor Crochet Scarf Made With Scrap Yarn

The Scrappy Scarf by Sunflower Cottage Crochet is available free online. I love the texture of this scarf! This would be a great design for using up remnants from a blanket with coordinating colors.

Elsa Cowl

Crochet Cowl With Chevron Waves

The Elsa Cowl by Blue Star Crochet is a great scrap-buster stash-buster with cute chevron designs.

Woven Baby Blanket

Striped woven-look crochet baby blanket

One more design from Blue Star Crochet (there are seriously so many fun designs there!) – This woven baby blanket isn’t actually woven, but it sure looks like it! It’s a simple moss stitch/linen stitch baby blanket, but by working over contrasting yarn, she creates a fun woven look. Free online!

Coastal Wave Runner

Blue wavy table runner with apples and pears

The Coastal Wave Runner by Pine Tree Crochet uses surface crochet to create fun wavy lines for this unique table runner. This design is free online. There’s also a matching coaster on the website!

Magic Cake Shawl

Multicolored crochet shawl made of yarn scraps

For the Magic Cake Shawl (free online), you’ll combine yarn straps into one yarn cake using fisherman’s knot and then use that cake to make a shawl (or scarf, blanket, etc). This is another great use for smaller scraps!

Joyful Mandala

Colorful crochet mandala/circular decor

The Joyful Mandala from Made by Gootie is a fun, colorful design – and it’s free online!

Flower Granny Blanket

Brightly colored granny square blanket

The Flower Granny Blanket from Made by Gootie puts a new spin on the traditional granny square for a fun design. This one is great if you have lots of one color, but you could use all sorts of scraps of other colors for the squares!

Scrappy Dots Potholder

Crochet potholder with colored dots

I love the bright happy colors of this Scrappy Dots Potholder from Raffamusa Designs (free online!)

Granny Chevron Cowl

Crochet granny stitch cowl with chevron colorwork

Another fun entry from Raffamusa Designs – Chevron Granny Cowl!

Snake Seat Cushion

Snake Cushion Crocheted Seat Cover with bright stripes

This colorful snake seat cushion is a great scrap project! Free online from Golden Lucy Crafts.

Eyeball Coaster

Bloodshot Eyeball Circular Crochet Coasters

Get a little spooky, or a jumpstart on your halloween decorating, with this cool eyeball coasters from Hooked on Patterns – free online!

Seaside Mug Rug

Crochet Lace Mug Rug

These mug rugs feature a beachy lace seashell theme – the Seaside Mug Rug is a free pattern from Desert Blossom Crafts.

Earbud Holder

Crocheted circular earbud holder with bag clip

I love this adorable earbud holder design – perfect for attaching to a backpack or purse! Free online from A Crocheted Simplicity.

Granny Baby Bonnet

crochet granny stitch baby bonnet

Toys Lab Creations has a few different free baby bonnet patterns online – this one uses granny stitch… the Granny Baby Bonnet

Sunny Granny Square Sweater

Crochet Granny Square Sweater

The Sunny Granny Square Sweater is a great use for scrap yarn – make sure you have enough of one color for the sleeves and color, though! Free online from Carroway Crochet

Country Chic Coasters

Woven look tapestry crochet coasters

The Country Chic Coasters are the only paid design included in this roundup – I love the woven look, but they’re actually made with tapestry crochet! Three weave patterns are included, for about $4.61 USD. Designed by Torun Johansson.

Apache Tears Mug Rug

Mosaic Crochet Zig Zag Mug Rug Pattern

The Apache Tears Mug Rug is a great design for anyone who wants to give mosaic crochet a try – free online from My Crochet Space, there is a video tutorial included!

Tessa Skirt

Crochet Granny Square Skirt Pattern with Elastic Waistband

The Tessa Skirt is a circle granny square skirt – easily adjustable for different sizes, with an elastic waistband. This one’s a great stashbuster! Free Online here at Kickincrochet.

Interlocking Tiles Crochet Squares

Interlocking Crochet Blanket Squares

The interlocking tiles blanket squares were released throughout 2021, one per month. They are all completely free on my blog, with video tutorials and charts! You can use these for washcloths, potholders, blankets, scarves – I even saw someone make one into a shirt! Check out the first square here – the January Square

All images and designs used with permission!