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I have put together a round up of 10 free crochet patterns that will be perfect for back to school season. You can crochet these easily using patterns for pencil cases, pouches, backpacks and many more.
As crocheters we are always thinking ahead. Whether it is crocheting birthday presents or making gifts for special occasions. Same as the Christmas present making that starts well in advance in summer. Or the preparations for special days and celebrations that always start days ahead.
It is the same when it comes to crocheting for back to school season. Regardless, that we might still be in the summer season. However, now is the perfect time to think ahead and start making special crochet makes for the back to school season.
Table of contents
- Back to school crochet makes add a special touch
- 10 Free Crochet Patterns for Back to School
- THE CROCHET CLUB for PDF Patterns and Tutorials
Back to school crochet makes add a special touch
I love the fact you can really add a special touch to back to school crochet makes. Whether you want to put a name on them, which always comes in handy at school.
Personalise them with crochet appliqués or use the recipient’s favorite colors. You can customise the finished size and add extra little pockets and sections to make a really functional crochet make.
These special makes can make the day even more special for new starters. Just imagine your child or grandchild on their first day at school. It certainly is a big day for them filled with all sorts of big emotions.
However, they will feel ready to tackle the big day knowing they have something special with them. Something made with love and extra care by a special person in their life.
These crochet makes would make lovely gifts for teacher’s too. They sure deserve a special gift to say thank you for all they do. Whether they are to thank them at the end of a school year or for a special occasion, they will be appreciated.
With Back to School sales starting already, now is the time to start planning the back to school crochet projects and makes. Isn’t it lovely that you can create some of the school supplies by crocheting them?
In this collection, you will find my favorite 10 free crochet patterns for back to school season. These are cool and fun crochet patterns by some of the best designers
10 Free Crochet Patterns for Back to School
I have compiled a list of free crochet patterns for back to school season. I have hand picked these crochet patterns for pencil holders, crochet backpacks, bookmarks and water bottle holders to name just a few.
These are all super useful and functional makes. You can use these on your way to school or in the classroom itself during the day. They were specially designed to hold or carry things and keep them safe. Whether it is an important school work or your personal belongings.
1. Pencil Shaped Holder
This Pencil-Shaped Pencil Holder is one of my patterns I created. I always wanted to have a pencil holder that I can place on my desk with all my school supplies and have a show off piece.
This holder features a zipper and has crochet around an old coffee can. You can use it for storing all your pencils, pens, rulers and more.
If you prefer a tissue box cover instead, check out this Pencil Tissue Box Cover.
2. Back to School Crochet Pencil Case
This fun and easy back to school crochet pattern for a pencil case will make a great project. It uses a sturdy cotton yarn to make the case more practical to use.
The designer used HDC spike stitch, which is simple yet looks complex. The tight crochet stitches make a sturdy case which you could line with fabric too. Find the free pattern BY CLICKING ON THIS LINK.
3. Crayon Tissue Box Cover
I love creating Tissue Box Covers and this Crayon inspired cover was so easy and fun to create. You can also use foam letters if you do not feel confident to create your own.
This Crayon Tissue Box Cover for sure would make an ideal gift for a school teacher or your child. It is a fun tissue box cover that would make a great decoration for the classroom.
4. Crochet Jute Basket
This tiny basket is so cute and will look great decorating any school desk. It would be perfect to hold small items like paper clips safely. The pattern uses jute yarn which produces sturdy and durable basket. It is super fast to make.
I think these would make a lovely gift for a teacher. This basket is done in single crochet and a smaller hook size. The result is a super sturdy and durable crochet basket. FOLLOW THIS LINK for the quick and easy crochet back to school pattern.
5. Numbered Dice
If your child is in Kindergarten or even still, a Preschooler this crochet pattern for back to school season will be perfect? This Numbered Dice is made out of foam I crocheted around.
It is sturdy enough to be used as an actual die, but soft enough that they can’t hurt themselves. It would make the best die to learn the basic numbers as well as play games safely. Of course, you could add the dotted numbers instead if you prefer.
6. Unicorn Earbud Holder
This super cute crochet pattern was designed as earbuds holder. Every school girl should have one of these! However, if you do not use earbuds, this small project is perfect for holding many other things.
You can use it for chapstick, scent sachets for the car, chargers, fidget spinners, and more! You can add a little clip and use it on your keys or clip it onto your school bag. CLICK HERE for the free pattern.
7. Little Crochet Backpack for Back to School
This crochet backpack uses basic stitches that are thick and sturdy. Therefore the backpack doesn’t require any sewing or fabric lining. I used slider buckles, so you will be able to adjust the length of the shoulder straps.
You can use this little back to school backpack to keep your personal items safe rather than carry books in it. Take a look at LITTLE BACKPACK – FREE CROCHET PATTERN right here on my blog.
8. Back to School Crochet Pencil Pattern
WOW. What a brilliant idea! A crocheted pencil with a pen inside! I am pretty sure any child would love one of these in their pencil case. It would be the super special pen that is only used on special occasions of for your favorite subject notes.
The pen inside is so easy to switch out when it runs out of ink. That makes this pen reusable and eco-friendly too. It is also very comfortable to hold and use. CLICK HERE for this fun and quick crochet pattern.
9. Marker Water Bottle Cozy
This is such a fun and cute idea. The water bottle holder is made to look just like a marker you would find in your pencil case. It comes complete with a removable cap too. This fun back to school crochet pattern is easy and suitable for beginners.
It is very practical as it makes staying hydrated much easier. You can customise the size to fit your personal water bottle or just a standard store bought bottle. Find the free pattern by FOLLOWING THIS LINK.
10. Amigurumi Crochet Rat Bookmark
I love the rat bookmark! It is such a fun idea for kids to have their very own rat trapped in their books! The friendly rat helps you keep track of which page you are reading in a fun way.
It is a super easy crochet pattern that only uses basic crochet stitches and techniques. CLICK HERE for the free back to school crochet pattern.
I hope you’ve enjoyed all of these free back to school crochet patterns. I am curious to see which ones you will create! If you have other crocheters with kids or grandkids going to school, why not share this round up with them? You can use the social media share buttons below.
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