There’s a lot of discouraging news out there these days. And many of us are safe at home with fewer activities and more time on our hands. So why not use that time to craft something fun to cheer ourselves or others up? I’ve got a sweet collection of cheery and fun crochet patterns here for you to check out to lift your day! This is a great opportunity to try a new craft. Learn to crochet! Or take your crochet up a level and learn to crochet amigurumi!
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We’re still experiencing some cloudy and cold days here in northern Alberta, but this Hello Sunshine Cushion Crochet Pattern makes me feel all warm inside! This would make a sweet little gift for that grandchild, niece or nephew you miss. Brighten your day with this simple and sweet crocheted pillow!
If you’ve watched Tiger King, you will definitely recognize and love this Joe Exotic-inspired Tiger Man Crochet Amigurumi Pattern by craftyiscool. There are plenty of other fun amigurumi character patterns by craftyiscool as well, like Mr Rogers and the whole cast of characters from Hamilton. These would definitely be fun projects while you have this time at home!
This cute and cheery Bumi Crochet Amigurumi Pattern would make a good first amigurumi project. It doesn’t look overly complicated and it’s a well-written pattern available in six languages! This little one-eyed monster crochet pattern would make a great gift for that special kid in your life that you miss!
I love Harry Potter and I think this Mandrake Amigurumi Pattern would be a perfect little gift for the avid Harry Potter fan. This unique little character has fun little yarn “roots” and cute little leaf heads. You won’t want to bury this little cutie, you’ll just want to cuddle up with him!
For a more adventurous crocheter, this Dragon Crochet Pattern looks so fuzzy and cozy made with velvety yarn! Check out their adorable slippers! These crazy monsters are just perfect for cuddling up with during movie night (which, isn’t that every night now?).
It’ll be a few weeks before we can put any flowers outside. But you can make a drought-proof, no-fuss Potted Plant Flower from this crochet pattern. Make yourself an adorable ever-blooming flower to enjoy year round in whatever colour you like! This would make a fun house-warming gift!
Sunflowers always make me feel happy, so this Sunflower Cushion Crochet Pattern would be the perfect addition to my yellow sitting room… or maybe my craft room! (Yellow is popping into more and more rooms in my house and I’m not mad about it.)
For a smaller, more practical project, this Sunflower Scrubby Crochet Pattern would make a great splash of colour as you do up ALL.THE.DISHES. SO.MANY.DISHES now that everyone is home all the time. At least you’d have a functional and cheery little scrubby to clean up with!
Here’s another lovely cushion pattern! This Boho Sunshine Throw Pillow Crochet Pattern made with this chunky fuzzy velour yarn looks so cozy and with yarn that size, it’s sure to work up quickly! This is the perfect project for some quick payoff. You could have this on your couch by this afternoon!
What a time to be expecting a baby. I’m sure there’s a lot of anxiety around that for expectant parents. Cheer them up with this Sunshine Mobile Amigurumi. This would make such a sweet little mobile for baby’s room! I love this so much I need to make one and convince one of my friends to have a baby!
I hope you can find a silver lining in this unprecedented time. Our family is coping pretty well, and cheery distractions like fun crochet patterns are a perfect way to make someone smile. So pick up one of these cute patterns today or pin it for later so you don’t forget about it!