I have so many crochet projects going that sometimes it feels overwhelming. When that happens, instead of sitting down and finishing one, I start a new project, but one I’m guaranteed to complete because it’s a do-it-in-a-weekend crochet project!  Weekend crochet projects are usually simple designs or ones that use a big hook or chunky yarn. These crochet properties work together to let you truly accomplish a crochet project in just a few hours.

These quick and easy patterns are also perfect for beginners. Being able to complete a project in just a few hours can boost their confidence and get them going on a fun and inexpensive hobby!

Many of these weekend crochet pattern books are inexpensive, and others are free! Read below to find out how to get hundreds of crochet pattern books for at no cost!

Weekend Crochet Projects: Quick & Easy Patterns Even Beginners Can Complete in No Time!

Big Hook Rag Crochet: 25 Quick-Stitch Designs to Make Using Leftover Fabric

The cat would love a new bed, and I love the tote bag. Check out this big hook book for some great ways to spruce up the house with fabric that would have gone in the trash.

Quick Crochet Huge Hooks

Explore what you can make in no time with a huge crochet hook!

Big Hook Rag Crochet: 25 Quick-Stitch Designs Using Yarn Made from Leftover Fabric

I love the storage possibilities with this Big Hook Rag Crochet book! Plus, make them from leftover fabric or sheets and blankets headed to the dust bin.

Mirror Image Scarves | Crochet | Leisure Arts (6805)

Make some unique scarves that are quick & easy too with this book of mirror image scarves.

Afghan Lover’s Collection (Leisure Arts #5505)

A big hook and open weave design makes this afghan and many more in this book weekend friendly.

Leisure Arts Make in a Weekend Shawls Book

I’m making a shawl very similar to this one with the same yarn right now! Only mine is taking much more time than a weekend, and it’s not much cuter. I should have tried this one instead!

30-Minute Infinity Scarves Crochet Patterns

Go 30-minutes? The designer says that’s all it’ll take to make up one of these beautiful infinity scarves

Ponchos For Kids – Crochet Patterns

Ponchos are hot right now in the crochet world, and these children’s ponchos can be made on the weekend and worn to school on Monday!

Super Scarves | Crochet | Leisure Arts (6997)

Is it a scarf or a shawl? Who cares if it keeps you snuggly warm!

Quick Crochet for the Home: 20 Fast Projects to Liven Up Every Room

We love this book by Tamara Kelly of MooglyBlog.com. She’s provided patterns for the dining room, living room, and anywhere else in the house that needs some attractive and smart storage solutions.

Weekend Crochet Projects: Quick & Easy Patterns - Poufs & Pillows | Crochet | Leisure Arts (6886)
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Poufs & Pillows | Crochet | Leisure Arts (6886) Super bulky and jumbo yarns make creating these easy crochet pillows and poufs fast and easy.

Weekend Crochet Projects: Quick & Easy Patterns - Retro Rugs | Crochet | Leisure Arts (6887)
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Retro Rugs | Crochet | Leisure Arts (6887)

Seven quick-to-crochet retro-style rugs including a Woven Rug and Basketweave Runner, Clusters Runner and Floral Hexagon Rug, Oval Rug, Patchwork Rug, and Hexagons Rug. Skill Level – Easy

Quick Crochet: 35 Fast, Fun Projects to Make in a Weekend

This weekend crochet book has hats, scarves, jewelry, hats, and shawls.

Crochet Plant Hangers (Quick and Easy Crochet) (Volume 1)

Make some easy plant hangers to add greenery and brighten your home.

Clever Crocheted Accessories: 25 Quick Weekend Projects

These 25 projects will keep you busy on cold winter days! Fingerless gloves, several hats, scarves, interlocking necklace, a super-cute tablet cover, a crochet ring with crystals, an embroidery embellish belt with big leather buckle, buttoned-up mittens, a men’s pork pie hat, a cozy cowl which may be my next project, a fabulous crocheted coin purse, a mixed motif clutch bag, a chunky flower brooch, an amazing flower motif purse or tote with leather handles, crocheted earrings, hiking socks, neckerchief, lightweight geometric shawl, wave hat, and chunky capelet. Get these patterns for free with your Amazon Kindle Unlimited Subscription

Easy Weekend Crochet Hats: A Ski-Style Collection for the Entire Family

An adorable collection of ski-style beanies and hats you can crochet in a weekend. Girls hat include a Paw Prints hat & attached scarf for cat lovers, pixie bonnet (shown on cover), her majesty hat (a warm beanie with a crown brim – super cute!),  and slouchy striped rainbow hat (with optional ponytail opening) and matching scarf and giant pom-poms. For boys, there are several cute hats including a newsboy type hat with a brim, a “shredder” hat with mohawk styling in crazy colors, a voodoo hat (think Jack Skellington), and sweet striped hat and matching scarf pattern. Women’s hats include the Blue Diamond which as the name suggests has a diamond pattern down the front which is embellished with pearls, the Aspen with earflaps and pompoms,  Serendipity a slouchy hat with ribbing and wave detailing, the City Slicker Set which is a turban-style hat and matching cowl. For the men in your life, the Summit has texture and style,  the Ski Lift is for the man who likes to make people smile with its long draping style most often found on elves, the Peak which is as guy-friendly a hat as you can get, and the Natural Set which combines a hat and scarf with special stitches and two colors to create a unique and subtle pattern.  Get these patterns for free with your Amazon Kindle Unlimited Subscription

Big Book of Weekend Crochet

You’ll find over 30 crochet projects including bags, belts, scarves and wraps all that can be completed in a weekend.

Weekend Crochet for Babies: 24 Cute Crochet Designs

This book includes everything from jackets and sweaters to hats and toys for baby.

In a Weekend: Lap Throws for the Family

Choose your pattern and get busy and you’ll have one of these adorable crocheted lap throws done in a blink!

In a Weekend: Baby Shower Gifts

Make an adorable baby gift for a shower or you own little one? Car seat blanket, stroller blanket, bottle and more to choose from.

Crochet Supplies You May Find Helpful to Complete these Projects

Susan Bates Red Heart Crystallites Acrylic Crochet Hook Set, Size L11/M13/N15/P16

Boye Crochet Dude Plastic Crochet Hook Set (L, P & Q Hooks)

Boye 333623200QM Jumbo Crochet Hook

Clover Amour Crochet Hooks – Set of 5 – For Working with Thick Yarns – These are the hooks I recommend. Their comfort is worth the extra money.

Bernat Mega Bulky Yarn, 10.5 Ounce, Light Grey Heather

RED HEART Grande Yarn, Foggy

Bernat Blanket Brights Big Ball Yarn, 10.5 Ounce, Pixie Pink

Lion Brand Yarn 430-207C Jiffy Thick and Quick Yarn, Green Mountains

Bernat Viva Yarn, 3.5 Ounce, Teal

Bernat Softee Chunky Solid Yarn, 3.5 Ounce, Deep Waters

Lion Brand Yarn 795-203 Quickie Yarn, Fruity

Premier Yarns Safari Yarn, Flamingo

Zituop Super Chunky Roving Big Yarn for Hand Knitting Crochet, 250g, 8.8 Ounce (Light Grey)

8.8oz (250gram) Super Chunky Big Loop Thick Polyester Bulky Yarn Light Gray

Red Heart Grande Yarn, Wisteria

Ice Yarns Jumbo Cotton Ribbon Grey Melange

Ice Yarns Jumbo Cotton Ribbon Lavender

Ice Yarns Jumbo Cotton Ribbon Lilac