Plaid and crochet are a great combination (did you see our Fireside Afghan pattern?), and fall is the perfect time to start crocheting some gorgeous plaid projects. Check out our favorite plaid crochet patterns, starting with the Plaid Tartan Hat (crocheted in City Tweed) shown above, designed by Whistle & Ivy.
Speaking of Whistle & Ivy, Bethany Dearden is the designer behind that site, and she is the undisputed Queen of Plaid! You can find dozens of gorgeous plaid crochet patterns on her site, but here are a few of our favorites.
Learn How to Crochet Buffalo Plaid
First up, you need to learn HOW to crochet plaid, and you can learn how in the definitive post about it by Whistle & Ivy: The Original Plaid Crochet Technique.
Once you’ve practiced your plaid technique, try out these patterns:
Buffalo Plaid Mini Stockings
It’s still fall, but buffalo plaid is the perfect motif to carry you from fall into winter holiday season! You still have time to crochet 24 mini-stockings for a holiday advent calendar using Whistle & Ivy’s Plaid Mini Stocking Pattern.
Plaid “Not Knit” Hat
How many times have you received a compliment on your crochet projects calling them “knitted”? Here’s a way to ensure that everyone knows that your hat is crocheted: Whistle & Ivy’s It’s Not Knit Crocheted Buffalo Plaid Beanie.
Buffalo Plaid Triangle Scarf
If you’re looking for a versatile plaid accessory, Whistle & Ivy’s Crochet Triangle Plaid Scarf is just the thing. Wear it as a scarf, a shawl, or something in-between. It’s big enough to keep the chill away in style.
Plaid Baby Trapper Hat
Plaid’s not just for adults, y’all! Babies love plaid too. Dress your little punkin’ up in this adorable Plaid Baby Trapper Hat by Whistle & Ivy. Looks like a quick and fun project to make, and the end result is so sweet.
One of our exclusive new FREE patterns is the Ancel Wrap by Arica Presinal. This cozy wrap features a joyful plaid pattern—the perfect thing to wear on a hayride, or to a football game in your team’s colors. The pretty plaid is crocheted by using two colors of yarn held double, then alternating a single strand to make the color change.
We can’t forget to include our own Fireside Afghan! Download the free pattern: Fireside Afghan & Pillow, or buy pre-made plaid crochet kits that have all the yarn you need to complete the project.
Have you tried crocheting in plaid yet? What are your favorite crocheted plaid projects?