Prepare for Fall with Fantastic Knit & Crochet Patterns

Yes, it’s still summer, but makers know that making for the next season must start before the season starts! These things take time!!! The slightly cooler evenings have me thinking about fall. And let me tell you, I’m not alone! So many makers and designers are dreaming of cosy sweaters and crunchy leaves and warm hats. If this is you and you needed a sign that it’s time to start preparing for the cooler weather ahead, consider this your sign! Also, I know makers will understand this: if you want to give handmade gifts this holiday season, it is time to make some decisions, pick up some yarn and get at it so you have time and your poor fingers and hands don’t suffer last-minute stress-making! I’ve collected a fun combination of knit and crochet patterns today that would be lovely for making as gifts or for yourself for this fall. Check them out and get making today!

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A warm hat is a stylish way to hide windswept hair and keep cozy in the fall evenings. This Harvest Braid Beanie Crochet Pattern from Sheepish Stitches is a beautifully textured crochet toque pattern. This multi-coloured beanie pattern means you can use up your stash yarn and make unique and gorgeous gifts for your friends and family with one pattern! With instructions included for how to make this hat in sizes toddler to adult, this is the perfect pattern to make for everyone on your list! Get the pattern here.

Fall calls for a little bit of a welcome inside your home, too. You could decorate your living room or hallway bench with this Hello Fall Pillow made with this Crochet Pattern from Two Little Birds Patterns. I love the pumpkin background and lovely script writing built into this intarsia crochet pattern. And makers who sell their wares, you are allowed to sell the finished items that you make from this pattern! Pick up the pattern here.

In love with pumpkins? Make these gorgeous little decor pumpkins with this Knitting Pattern for Fall Pumpkins from Emmacrochetdesign4U. There are 3 sizes of pumpkins included in this pattern. It’s the perfect quick-to-make autumn decorations. I’m seriously considering making some more of these for my living room this year. Again, if you’re a maker who sells their wares, these are hot items and quick to make to use up your stash yarn. Customers love these fun fall pumpkins! Get the pattern by clicking here.

If you’re a crocheter, you’re definitely not getting left out of the fall pumpkin craze! You can use this Knobby Little Pumpkin Crochet Pattern from Simply Made By Erin. The lovely textures on this sweet little pumpkin pattern and the chunky yarn make this the perfect rustic pumpkin for your fall decor! This pattern includes 2 sizes of pumpkins and if you use different size yarns, you’ll be able to make pumpkins in all kinds of unique looks! Find the pattern here.

I’m sure you can find all sorts of fun ways to decorate with this Knitting Pattern for Oak Leaves from elvesworld. These delicate little leaves strung together like you see here would make a lovely fall bunting. Or you could attach one to a gift for a perfect little tag accompaniment! They’d look cute attached to place cards at Thanksgiving dinner or a fall wedding, wouldn’t they? So many fun options! Pick up the pattern here.

Speaking of Thanksgiving: I know it’s early for Americans, but I live in Canada and our Thanksgiving comes a little earlier, so it’s not a bad time to start making this Thankful Table Runner Crochet Pattern from Two Little Birds Patterns. This intarsia crochet pattern has only two colours, so it might be a better introduction to intarsia crochet if you’re interested in the Hello Fall pillow pictured above. This lovely table runner will make a great centrepiece on your Thanksgiving table. Get ready and be prepared for the season by getting the pattern here today.

If you have little dogs, the cold weather might not be their favourite. If they like to wear sweaters, dress them in style by making them this Cabled Fall Dog Sweater Knitting Pattern from Dotty Patterns. This cute dog sweater pattern comes in 3 sizes, so you’re sure to find one to fit the pup in your life. Pick up the pattern here.

I know I’ve shared this adorable Candy Corn Beaning Knitting Pattern from Knifty Knittings before, but it’s just so adorable and so fall that I couldn’t resist sharing it again! This pattern calls for Lionbrand Wool-Ease Thick & Quick, which is a 6 super bulky yarn. These hats knit up so quickly and the pattern comes in 7 sizes so that you can make one for the whole family! How adorable would your family be in fall family photos in these matching hats. I’m not sure my kids would go for it at their ages, but maybe I could have made it happen a few years ago. Find this super cute pattern here.

If you need a little hat for your little pumpkin, check out this adorable Pumpkin Hat Knit Beanie Pattern from Dune and Purl. Also made with super bulky yarn, this little hat comes in 4 sizes for all your little ones and I just can’t get over how quickly these cute hats come together! You could make a hat in an hour! Get the pattern here.

Of course, we can’t forget that Halloween is coming too. You can make an adorably spooky Monster Hat Knit Beanie in 5 Sizes with this pattern from Hand Knit Hugs. Usually you see this kind of novelty hat in crochet, but this knitting pattern is perfect for intermediate knitters who know how to knit, purl, pick up stitches and knit in the round. Pick up the pattern here.

And I couldn’t forget to include a crocheted monster hat version! Check out this sweet detailed Crochet Monster Hat Pattern from Bri Abby Designs. So many fun embellishments on this adorable monster hat pattern! You can mix and match and choose colours that will make an endless amount of fun options and unique designs! These fun monster hats will keep your little ones heads warm on a cold Halloween night or anytime they’re feeling the urge to be a little scary! Find this adorable pattern here.

If you’re looking to prep for fall maker fares or markets, you need to check out this collection of Five Fall Favourites Knit Hat patterns from Rosehip Lane Knits. The bundle includes 4 hat patterns and a super cute twisted ear warmer pattern. And these chunky hats are all just so perfect and trendy for fall! Get yourself making with these 5 gorgeous patterns and you’ll be all ready for the gift-giving season and the fall market season! Get this bundle here.

For a project that requires a little more time on her hands, this Honey Trail Shawl Knitting Pattern from Bekah Knits makes a delicate and cosy, textured shawl with a honeycomb border. A triangular shawl like this one can be worn over your shoulders or around the neck as a scarf and is the perfect transitional piece to the fall cooler weather. Knit in a sport weight yarn, this shawl will take a little more time, but the drape and detail is just lovely and would make a luxurious accessory for yourself or an extravagant gift for that special person in your life. Get the pattern here.

Now that we’re into some projects that are a little more involved, I think you should check out The Kyla Sweater Tunic Edition knitting pattern from Happy Love Co. This oversized sweater is perfect to throw on over a pair of leggings and boots for the fall. And this is the perfect pattern if you’d like to get into knitting garments. Oversized patterns are very forgiving and this pattern has fairly simple stitches and an easy pattern to work up. If you want to make someone an amazing gift, this would work well because you wouldn’t need their exact measurements to make this oversized sweater pattern. Get the pattern here.

I love the look of an Off the Shoulder Chunky Knit Sweater Pattern, like this one from Darling Jadore. Sexy and warm, how can you go wrong for fall? The heavenly texture of this sweater knit with bulky weight (category 5) yarn is just so plush and lovely for fall. Find this cozy pattern here.

And you can’t very well think fall without including a cardigan pattern. The Juniper Cardi Crochet Pattern from Knits N Knots Wpg is the perfect transitional garment for this transitional season. Generously oversized, this easy crochet cardigan pattern is made with a worsted weight yarn, the suggested yarn is Lionbrand’s Vanna’s Choice, but I’m sure any worsted weight yarn from your stash will work! Pick up the pattern here.

I hope you found a fall pattern that excites you to stay inside more this fall. It looks like we will all still be social distancing as this pandemic continues, so what better activity is there to avoid crowds than sitting at home with some yarn and making some gorgeous fall handmade items. This is your year to make all your holiday gifts and fill your home with handmade coziness! Pick up a pattern today or pin it for later so you can find it!

16 great fall ready knit and crochet patterns to start making this autumn. Great hats and decor items; sweaters and pumpkins, there's a pattern for everyone in this collection! #knittingpattern #crochetpattern #knitting #crochet #patterns #yarn #crafts #craftevangelist
Such a cute monster hat crochet pattern! This adorable beanie is incredibly customizable so you can make unique monster beanies for all the sweet kids in your life! Perfect to keep little heads warm on Halloween! Perfect easy baby Halloween costume with one easy accessory! #crochetpattern #crochethat #crochetbeanie #halloweencostume #crochet #yarn #crafts #craftevangelist
Gorgeous textured crochet beanie pattern in this Harvest Braid hat! I love the luxurious faux fur pom to top this lovely hat! The perfect pattern to use up some of that stash yarn! #crochetpattern #crochetbeaniepattern #beaniepattern #fallcrochet #crafts #yarn #craftevangelist
Hello Fall Pumpkin and Script Crochet Pillow Pattern. This is such a fun fall crochet pattern, perfect for some rustic farmhouse fall decor! #crochetpattern #crochetdecor #falldecor #fallpatterns #fallcrochet #hellofall #crochetpillow #crochetthrowpillow #crafts #yarn #craftevangelist
Fall pumpkins knitting pattern. This is such a fun and simple knitting pattern to make these cute little fall pumpkin decorations. Perfect accessory for fall mantel decor and perfect to make as gifts or market selling items. #knittingpattern #knitpumpkins #knitforfall #falldecor #pumpkindecor #crafts #yarn #craftevangelist
Adorable chunky and textured crochet pumpkin pattern. This cute little pattern uses up your scrap yarn and makes sweet little fall decor pumpkins! Makes a perfect handmade gift! #crochetpattern #crochetpumpkins #pumpkinpattern #crochet #falldecor #handmadedecor #diydecor #diypumpkins #amigurumi #yarn #crafts #craftevangelist
Oak Leaves Knitting Pattern. Lovely little fall ornaments, perfect to make as an autumn bunting or to accompany placards at the Thanksgiving table. Scatter them on your mantel for sweet handknit fall decor! #knittingpattern #knitleaves #leavespattern #oakleavespattern #handmadedecor #handknitdecor #yarn #crafts #craftevangelist
Gorgeous intarsia crochet table runner with "thankful" script. Rustic and simple handmade thanksgiving centrepiece is perfect to make this fall! #crochetpattern #crochettablerunner #tablerunnerpattern #crochet #pattern #falldecor #handmadefalldecor #yarn #crafts #craftevangelist
Sweet little cabled dog sweater, perfect little pattern to make for fall! Keep your little dogs warm and cozy this season! #knittingpattern #knitdogsweater #dogsweaterpattern #knitting #yarn #crafts #doglovers #craftevangelist
Adorable knit beanie pattern to make a candy corn hat! How much fun is this?! Make them in multiple sizes to fit the whole family. This makes a great market item to sell or makes a great gift! #knittingpattern #knithatpattern #knitbeaniepattern #knitbeanie #candycorn #candycornhat #yarn #crafts #craftevangelist
Fun bulky yarn knitting pattern for your little pumpkin. This hat makes the perfect newborn photo accessory and keeps little heads warm! Great market make! #knittingpattern #knithatpattern #yarn #crafts #pumpkinhat #knitpumpkin #craftevangelist
Super cute and fun monster hat beanie knitting pattern. It's so fun to find a pattern like this that is knit and not crocheted! #knittingpattern #knithatpattern #knitmonsterhat #monsterhat #halloweenhat #knithat #yarn #crafts #craftevangelist
Fall Favourites Bundle of 5 fall knit hats and ear warmer knitting patterns. Get a great start on the maker season with these lovely trendy knit hat patterns! #knittingpattern #knithatpattern #knitearwarmerpattern #knitting #yarn #crafts #craftevangelist
Lovely textured knit shawl pattern, perfect for fall. I love it in this mustard colour! Perfect to work on as the weather gets cooler. Lovely transitional scarf. #knittingpattern #knitshawlpattern #knitting #yarn #crafts #craftevangelist
The Kyla Pullover knitting pattern. Easy beginner knitting pattern for this cozy oversized tunic style sweater. This would look so good in any colour! Perfect fall sweater project! #knittingpattern #knitsweaterpattern #knitting #knitpullover #knittunic #oversizedsweater #yarn #crafts #craftevangelist
The Ezrela Sweater is a lovely textured chunky knit off-the-shoulder sweater perfect for fall. Cozy and sexy, it makes the perfect fall garment to knit! #knittingpattern #knitsweaterpattern #knitjumper #offtheshouldersweater #knitting #yarn #crafts #craftevangelist
Super cute and generously oversized Juniper Cardi crochet pattern is perfect for cool fall days and is a lovely cozy cardigan to make this season. #crochetpattern #crochetcardigan #cardiganpattern #yarn #crafts #craftevangelist

Mad About Plaid Patterns

Plaid has been back in full force for fall and winter for a few years now. Classic buffalo plaid is becoming synonymous with rustic, chalet-style decor and outdoorsy aesthetic. It reminds me of hiking and warming up after chilly outdoor activities. It reminds me of an old-fashioned Christmas tree hunt and hot chocolate. When I discovered you could crochet a buffalo plaid pattern using red, maroon and black yarn together, I was so excited! It’s so fun to watch the plaid come together with simple stitches mixed with colour changes. So, if you’re mad about plaid, check out this collection of fantastic plaid patterns and plan to make something for the holidays.

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My first try at plaid in crochet was with a pattern by Bethany from Whistle and Ivy. She’s got some great tutorials for learning to crochet this pattern. She’s also got plenty of free patterns on her website. She’s designed this little moose plaid lovey crochet pattern, which would be a great first start into plaid and you get to make a little bit of amigurumi, too! I shared her plaid hat pattern here on the blog before too.

She’s also got this adorable buffalo plaid ornament pattern! These little ornaments would make great stash busters and last-minute gift ideas for co-workers or friends! I love the festive toppers! They almost look like plaid apples for your tree! Anyone would be delighted to receive one of these as a gift!

The shop Two Little Birds Patterns has loads of cute plaid patterns to crochet, including this adorable plaid tree throw pillow crochet pattern. I love how the plaid pattern is just on the trees and makes a simple throw pillow a conversation piece. Crocheted with just a single crochet stitch, this is a great pattern for a relatively new crocheter to branch into colourwork.

You could also work up one of these crocheted buffalo plaid cowl patterns to add some buffalo plaid to your outdoor wardrobe. Perfect for chilly days when you want to add some warmth and some rustic style. This pattern looks pretty easy to crochet as it’s worked as a flat rectangle with a simple button edge. It’s a great pattern to show off some fun wooden buttons, too.

You can hardly have a collection of plaid patterns without a hat pattern. This Autumn Plaid Beanie Crochet Pattern is an adorable messy bun beanie pattern that makes room for a big top knot. I love the natural coloured brim she’s chosen for this hat and it’s a great idea to finish one of these cute hats off with a custom tag! Here’s where I got mine.

This hat is crocheted with a knit-look stitch called the waistcoat stitch; it makes a nice tightly woven knit-look fabric, perfect for hats and perfect for colourwork designs. The Plaid Pines Crochet Beanie pattern uses a different colourwork technique to form the plaid pattern, using only 2 colours of yarn to form the plaid pattern and alternating the two colours in the mid-tone sections. Such a festive tree pattern to make for the holiday season!

The Thermal Buffalo Plaid Toque Crochet Pattern is worked in a front post double crochet for a thick and cozy hat. I love a thick brim on a handmade hat and don’t forget one of those gorgeous faux fur pompoms! My personal favourites are from GingerSnap Handmade Co.

I love the plaid baubles on this Holiday Plaid Ornament Crochet Pillow Pattern and don’t you just love the detail of the jute bows on top? How adorable would this be decorating your living room during the holiday season? One of these pillows would make a perfect handmade gift idea for that person who has everything!

The Crochet Plaid Baby Blanket Pattern is an easy pattern perfect for beginners, using only a couple of basic stitches. The pattern makes a 53″ by 61″ blanket, but could easily be adjusted for a larger or smaller size, according to your preference. The plaid woven stitch makes this a warm and soft blanket, perfect for that new baby or a trendy throw for a living room.

I think plaid is just the right thing for a stocking. So festive! And can be made to match any colour scheme! This Buffalo Plaid Christmas Stocking Crochet Pattern is a classic crochet stocking pattern with a simple textured stitch and a thick ribbed cuff! I love the added tassel details as well! Fill this up with some goodies for a lovely gift for anyone!

Back to another pattern by Whistle and Ivy. This Buffalo Plaid Crochet Wreath Pattern is such a fantastic take on the buffalo plaid trend; so cute for Christmas. I’m a total wreath fan. I love the rustic and fun look of this simple wreath. How cute would this be to welcome guests at a winter getaway cabin? So festive!

I hope you enjoyed this round-up of crocheted plaid patterns. If you haven’t tried this fun colourwork technique, now is the time to pick up a pattern and learn a new skill! It’s not so hard and the result is very impressive. I love to learn new methods of achieving interesting crocheted patterns! Grab a pattern today or pin it for later.

Crochet Plaid Pattern Round Up of 11 crochet patterns to make with this classic plaid technique! Love these fun patterns! #crochetpattern #buffaloplaid #pattern #craftevangelist
gure class=”wp-block-image size-large”>Super fun buffalo plaid crocheted stocking pattern. Perfect classic pattern for a crocheted Christmas stocking! I can't wait to make this pattern. Love the tassel detail! #crochetpattern #buffaloplaid #plaidcrochet #christmascrochet #christmastockingpattern #crochetstocking #craftevangelist
Gorgeous, fun and simple buffalo plaid wreath crochet pattern. Make your own wreath with this fun and unique crochet pattern! Perfect for the holidays! #crochetpattern #crochetwreath #wreathpattern #buffaloplaid #plaidcrochet #crochetchristmas #craftevangelist
Super cute woven plaid baby blanket crochet pattern I love the look of this textured crochet stitch for this cozy looking blanket. Can't wait to have some time to try it out! #crochetpattern #plaidcrochet #babycrochet #crochetforbaby #blanketpattern #crochetblanket #craftevangelist
What a fun buffalo plaid bauble ornament crochet pattern! So festive for the holidays! Such a fun idea with crochet plaid! #crochetpattern #crochetpillow #crochetplaid #buffaloplaid #craftypillows #throwpillow #craftevangelist #christmascrochet #crochetchristmas
Thermal buffalo plaid crochet hat pattern. I love this adorable toque crochet pattern with a giant faux fur pompom! So classic! Perfect handmade beanie pattern for the holiday season! I love this stitch, too, it's so textured and warm looking! #crochetpattern #crochethatpattern #crochetbeaniepattern #beaniepattern #crochettoque #toquepattern #crochetplaid #craftevangelist
Messy Bun Beanie crochet pattern in buffalo plaid! How adorable is this? I love this funny messy bun toque! All my friends need one of these for Christmas! #crochetpattern #crochetbeaniepattern #beaniepattern #messsybunbeanie #messybunhat #toquepattern #crochethat #crochetplaid #craftevangelist
Plaid Pines Crochet Hat beanie pattern I love this adorable plaid tree design on the front of this knit-look crocheted hat! I can't wait to make one of these adorable hats for my friends! #crochetpattern #beaniepattern #crochethat #plaidcrochet #crochetplaid #plaidpines #craftevangelist
Classic buffalo plaid neck warmer crocheted cowl pattern. I love the fun buttons on this cute cowl! The plaid pattern is so great and it's so fun to work with. I think it would look great with some natural wood coloured buttons, too! #crochetpattern #crochetcowl #crochetscarf #crochetneckwarmer #cowlpattern #plaidcrochet #crochetplaid #craftevangelist
Super cute adorable buffalo plaid ornaments! These are a perfect stash-busting crochet project, working up quickly, so they make great last minute gifts suitable for just about anyone! #crochetpattern #crochetornament #crochetchristmas #christmascrochet #buffaloplaid #plaidcrochet #crochetplaid #craftevangelist
Adorable plaid moose lovely crochet pattern. This is a great way to learn and practice the plaid colourwork technique on this adorable amigurumi moose, which would make a lovely gift for a new baby. #crochetpattern #crochetlovey #crochetplaid #amigurumipattern #crochetmoose #crochetforbaby #plaidcrochet #craftevangelist
Buffalo Spruce Pillow Crochet Pattern. Love this classic buffalo plaid design on these cute Christmas trees adorned on these lovely throw pillows. These would look great in my living room at Christmastime! #crochetpattern #crochetplaid #plaidcrochet #crochetpillow #crochetChristmas #Christmascrochet #crochetdecor #craftevangelist