Isn’t it fascinating to think about the history and origins of Easter? This holiday is meaningful to many people from many different religious, philosophical and non-religious traditions. Easter is one of the most important holidays on the Christian and Catholic calendars. Popular Easter motifs include religious symbols such as crosses, plus fertility symbols such as bunnies, eggs and Easter lilies. If you’d like to portray any of these themes in yarn or thread, you’ll find many different Easter crochet and knitting patterns available on our website. Discover bunches of charts, patterns and designs for knitting and crocheting bunny toys, Easter baskets and many other Easter projects. If you celebrate Easter at all — perhaps with an Easter Egg hunt, a sunrise church service, or both, you might also enjoy adding fun Easter craft projects to your particular mix of festivities.
Easter and flowers go hand in hand, but you’ll be able to enjoy your knitted and crocheted flowers long after Easter has passed. You can add the flowers to hair clips, headbands and other hair accessories; they look great with kid’s Easter dresses, but are so pretty to wear all year around. Teens and adults can wear them too. You’ll find a whole bunch of free flower patterns listed on the page linked above.
Our list of basket patterns features a variety of lovely baskets, some of which are Easter baskets and some of which are other types of baskets such as decorative baskets and basket organizers. But really, you can use Easter-friendly colors to make any of these baskets for Easter.
If you’d like to knit or crochet just about any type of project with a bunny theme, this is the page to look at. The page features baby bunny hats, Easter bunny toys, amigurumi bunnies, bunny rabbit blankets, bunny cozies, bunny bags, and just about any other type of bunny you could imagine knitting or crocheting.
Dressing Up for Easter
If you want to knit or crochet something special to wear on Easter Sunday, these links will take you to pages on our website featuring appropriate patterns to look at. Pictured above: A bead crochet necklace that is both beautiful and super comfortable to wear — the perfect accent for your Easter dress.
- Shawl and Wrap Patterns — If cool weather greets you on the morning of Easter Sunday, a delicate shawl is the perfect accessory to ward off the chill. The options you’ll find in Vogue Knitting’s shawl collection and Dimensional Tuck Knitting are especially enchanting.
- Jewelry Patterns — Make yourself gorgeous jewelry that’s perfect for dressing up on Easter Sunday. Check out our bead crochet patterns page too.
- Purse and Bag Patterns — Carry your essentials in style on Easter Sunday with a handknitted or crocheted purse.
If you celebrate Easter, we hope you’ve enjoyed this roundup of Easter knitting and crochet patterns — and we hope you found some fantastic Easter patterns to add to your pattern stash. You’re invited to continue browsing through our related resources to find even more patterns you might like to work on soon.
- Spring Crochet and Knitting Patterns
- Christmas patterns
- Halloween patterns
- Mother’s Day Crochet
- Valentine’s Day patterns
Photo Credit: Knit Easter basket photo courtesy of Dianne Jones, who has licensed the work posted in her blog under the following creative commons license:
This page was last updated on 11-2-2018.