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Crochet Plaid Projects: 7 plaid patterns to make
Plaid tartan hat -- a crocheted plaid beanie hat in shades of red with a big fur pom-pom

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

Learn how to crochet buffalo plaid --  three images of crocheting plaid - one plaid hat-in-progress, a sample of a finished plaid project, and a plaid triangular bunting

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

Crocheted plaid mini stockings on an advent calendar shaped like a Christmas tree.

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.

Ancel Wrap

Ancel Wrap: a buffalo plaid crochet poncho made using 2 yarns held together.

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.

Fireside Afghan

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?

Free Crochet Pattern: Fireside Afghan – 12 Weeks of Gifting

We’re featuring a new free pattern every Tuesday for 12 weeks. This week’s free crochet pattern is the Fireside Afghan and Pillow.

Fireside Afghan and Pillow, a plaid blanket set made in shades of gray. A model sits on a bed, under the plaid afghan.

Fall is here, which means we are already thinking about our “To Make” lists for holiday gifting! What better way to express one’s creativity and generosity than with a handmade gift for the ones we love?

To kick off our new site, (and to get you started with your holiday makes!), we are launching our new holiday tradition: the 12 Weeks of Gifting, where we release a brand new free pattern every Tuesday for 12 weeks, counting down the days to mid December.

We’ll be featuring all sorts of projects during the 12 Weeks of Gifting – from cozy throws to gorgeous cowls – a little something for everyone on your list!  

12 Weeks of Gifting—Week 2:
Fireside Afghan

The Fireside Afghan and Pillow: a plaid blanket set in shades of gray is draped over a small couch.

This week we have the Fireside Afghan and Pillow pattern, a fantastic buffalo plaid blanket set that is the perfect addition to your holiday home. Made in our best value yarn Brava Sport, a 100% premium acrylic yarn that comes in a whole rainbow of colors.

Deceptively simple and fun to make, the Fireside Afghan blanket and pillow pattern uses the star stitch and three different shades of color to produce a gingham pattern. Each side is finished with a four-row black border.

Download the Free Fireside Afghan Pattern now!

See last week’s free pattern: Hue Shift Afghan.

Fireside Afghan Kit: 10% Off!

To make it as easy as possible for you to get started on your project, we’ve put all the yarn you need to make this project into three different kits! Each kit contains enough yarn to make the Fireside Afghan and Pillow, as well as a printed version of the pattern.

And, if you buy the kit, you save 10%!

Don’t forget to check back every Tuesday to find out what FREE pattern will be released!

An advent calendar showing the 2 free patterns for 12 weeks of gifting

Pssst… did you miss last week’s pattern? It was the Hue Shift Afghan!