Burr… it’s cold outside!
And that means winter is definitely on its way – at least it is where I live here in the Pacific Northwest anyway.
Time to trade in those light and flowy cardigans and shawls for thick wool sweaters, cozy cowls, and warm mittens.
It’s also time to think about all the projects you want to work on throughout the long winter months.
Fortunately, I did most of the work for you!
I’ve created a list of my favorite projects that are sure to keep you busy all winter long and I am sharing it with you.
13 Classy and Cozy Crochet Patterns That Will Keep You Busy All Winter
When I was a little girl winter was hands down my favorite season.
I loved sitting by the fireplace with a cup of hot cocoa watching the snow fall on the newly built snowman outside.
And of course, there was Christmas!
I mean seriously, what young child doesn’t love Christmas?
Yet, as I grew older…
I found myself trudging out in the freezing cold for a four hour commute to work on icy roads and the magic of Christmas was depleted a bit by the deleption of my pocket book each season.
So winter lost a bit of the luster it had when I was a youth.
Oh, don’t get me wrong. I still love it! For all the same reasons I did as a child.
It’s just not my favorite season anymore. It’s dropped a notch to number two on my list.
And that’s okay because winter still holds a special place in my heart.
You see, winter gives me something the other seasons don’t – extra time to work on my crochet projects.
The winter break keeps me busy crocheting and I am always looking for top notch projects to fill the time.
Fortunately, the projects on this list won’t disappoint!
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1. Sock Yarn Baubles
These Sock Yarn Baubles are simply b.e.a.u.t.i.f.u.l and you won’t believe how easy they are to make! Liven’ up your holiday decorations this year with this absolutely lovely ornament. I can envision these on Christmas trees, strung across the mantle, hooked onto stockings, and more!
2. Urban Winter Leg Warmers
Oh yeah – fur is in! Faux fur that is. From fur poms to fur beanies, faux is all the rage right now! And these chic Urban Winter Leg Warmers totally fit in with the times. If you have a trendy style, this one’s for you!
3. Clearwater Beach Slouch
Love the look of knit, but crocheting is your jam? Me too! You can get the best of both worlds in the Clearwater Beach Slouch hat! It combines rows of knit-look waistcoat stitches with tidy lines of cluster stitches to create a clean and sleek looking slouchy beanie that’s both fun to make and wear!
4. Crochet Lattice Lapghan
This Lattice Lapghan is beautiful as it is unique. Designed using a combination of both basic and more advanced stitches, this blanket is easy, but also challenging – oh, and so worth the challenge! Are you up for it?
5. Simply Chic Buffalo Plaid Ear Warmer
I don’t know about you, but winter screams buffalo plaid to me! Seriously, it really does. This is the season when plaid becomes prominent – everyone is wearing it! And I aimed not to disappoint with this Simply Chic Buffalo Plaid Ear Warmer. It’s stylish, trendy, and quick to whip together!
6. Scato Mittens
Need a little warmth this winter? These Scato Mittens are just what you need! They have a beautifully textured stitch pattern that makes them thick, warm, & perfect for winter. Don’t let your fingers get numb this season, whip up a pair of these fun and stylish mittens!
7. Ragged Ridges Beanie
Can you say cute?! This Ragged Ridges Beanie has amazing texture, works up quickly, and makes a great holiday gift. Plus, it’s comfy and warm! And yes, folks, the fur pom is so “in”. You gotta make one of these!
8. The Herringbone House Coat
Need a Christmas gift for the kiddos in your life? The Herringbone Housecoat fits the bill! Super cute and easy enough for beginners this one is a must do! Perfect for girls or boys!
9. Alpine Cable Toque & Cowl
Baby it’s cold outside! Well, bundle up and stay cozy in this bulky Alpine Cable Toque & Cowl set with a sophisticated modern chunky style. The hat is thick and warm with flip style band and cables. The cowl tucks easily into your coat to keep your neck and face warm on a blistery day.
10. Fair Isle Gansey Crochet Cowl
This Fair Isle Gansey Cowl is just stunning! It uses a mosaic technique where only 1 color is worked at a time. It combines Fair Isle with Gansey along the borders and the color combination makes this piece fun to make and unique and stylish to wear!
11. Autumn Ridges Ear Warmer
The texture on this Autumn Ridges Ear Warmer is absolutely stunning! But, it’s not just for fall – imagine it in white, red, or green and you’ve got a beautifully textured ear warmer for the winter. Simple, yet gorgeous. My favorite kind of pattern. 🙂
12. Bubble Gum Poncho
Whoa… HELLO GORGEOUS! This Bubble Gum Poncho is fun and flattering! It features the fun bobble stitch and is classic grab and go accessory. Use a wool blend or even an acrylic yarn and this pretty baby will keep you toasty in the winter chill!
13. Crunch Stitch Infinity Scarf
The Crunch Stitch Infinity Scarf is a crochet pattern for a simple, textured scarf. It works up quickly in a super bulky yarn, which makes it super warm and toasty! The crunch stitch creates a great stretchy ribbed pattern so this infinity scarf is really squishy and cozy – you’ll love wearing this one!
There you have it folks, my list of winter crochet projects to try for 2019.
From elegant baubles to sophisticated beanies, these thirteen crochet patterns are sure to keep you busy all season long!
Which one is your favorite?
They’re all so great, it’s hard to pick, right? (Personally, I’d go with number five! – JK, folks) 😉
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