You want your life to become more creative, but you don't even know where to start? Then just browse through our free tutorials, which will give you a wonderful insight into the different corners of crafting. In the overview alone you can get inspired and let your imagination run wild. Here you can find all the tutorials which are completely free of charge. Each pattern is lovingly designed and written in an easy to understand way, so that even beginners will have no problems with the creation. How about some great arts and crafts for example? Here you will find all kinds of possibilities to express yourself with paper, wool, or cardboard. You will see that there are no limits to your imagination. Or have you inherited a sewing machine from grandma? Then maybe the free sewing patterns are just what you need. Here you can just try it out and see if you enjoy sewing without having to spend money on tutorials.
But also, the trendy hobbies are taken care of, because crocheting and knitting is totally "in" again. Find your next project among the free knitting tutorials and get the needles out. The only thing missing is the right wool for your new start as a knitting aunt. And if you prefer to use a single needle, have a look at the free crochet patterns. Many of us learned to crochet in primary school, but now there are so many new ways to bring this hobby into everyday life. No matter what you decide to do in the end, you will find the right guides for your hobby at Crazypatterns. So, just click your way in and let yourself be inspired by the large selection of free patterns.
Free patterns for beginners
A new hobby does not necessarily mean that you have to invest a lot of money. At least that's our motto at Crazypatterns. On our pages you will find an extensive assortment of free manuals for the different areas of handicrafts. It doesn't matter if you just caught crochet fever or if you simply want to try out sewing with a sewing machine. Here you will find the right patterns for your wishes - and all this completely free of charge! The range is constantly being expanded, so that even for "repeat offenders" it is always worth taking a look at the free patterns. And if you now think that they are no good at all because they don't cost anything, you will soon be convinced of the opposite. Each tutorial - whether free or not - will describe the project in detail and include pictures. Nothing can go wrong anymore.
Of course, you will not find every pattern you can think of among the free patterns. But here you will find more than enough inspiration to get a taste of your new hobby. And once you've had a taste of it, you'll quickly find yourself in the other categories and discover that everything is available for a really small amount of money. This means that you can browse as much as you like and will never spend a lot of money. On the individual article pages you will often already find information on whether a manual is suitable for beginners or whether it is more for experienced handicraft enthusiasts. And if you're not sure, there's no risk at all with the free tutorials if you just download them anyway. So, you can easily expand your repertoire and learn new things again and again. No matter if you want to crochet a cap for kids or sew a stylish bag yourself. You will find the right pattern for every occasion at Crazypatterns.
Cute sewing patterns for everybody
Would you like to sew again, but don't dare to tackle big projects, yet? Then the free sewing tutorials are just right for you. Here you'll find many sewing patterns that won't cost you a cent and still get you where you want to go. It doesn't matter if you've been sewing for a long time and your wardrobe is already full or if you just want to try out how it works. Sewing is a great hobby that you can not only spice up your own wardrobe, but also make friends and relatives happy. Of course, there are the countless sewing manuals for babies that will make any heart beat faster. Who can resist when you see such sweet trousers, caps, or overalls? Just pick out a nice fabric and the machine can start rattling. And if you want to sew for your own children, even the choice of the right fabric will be a lot of fun. After all, there are so many beautiful, colourful, and patterned fabrics that are particularly eye-catching for children.
But not only for you and your own family you can use the free sewing tutorials. Self-sewn works make wonderful gifts as well. Maybe you can sew a warm sweater for your best friend. And your girlfriend might love a new handbag that you've sewn all by yourself. With such presents you are always appreciated and the recipient can be sure to own a unique item. With such homemade gifts you make everyone around you happy and even have fun while sewing. This is definitely a win-win situation. Also, for baby parties, self-sewn clothes or even a baby blanket make a great gift. You'll notice that Crazypatterns has the right pattern for every occasion, so it won't get boring. Just browse through the different categories and let your creativity run wild.
Crochet patterns free of charge for every age
Of course, crocheting should not be missing in this overview. After all, the once outdated hobby is now highly modern again and can be found in many living rooms. If you now feel like unpacking the crochet hook, you can start with the free crochet tutorials at Crazypatterns. Here you'll find many free patterns, with which you can not only learn your new pastime, but also collect valuable tips here and there. Also, if you want to try a new technique or a new type of stitch, the free tutorials are a great choice. After all, all patterns you can download from us are written in detail and are written in an understandable way. You can easily follow the steps and the pictures make it even better.
It doesn't matter if you want to crochet for yourself or for members of your family. For every occasion and for every user of the crochet works there is the right crochet guide. It doesn't matter if you are crocheting a cool backpack for your little one for kindergarten or if you are looking for a crochet pattern for a very special pillowcase. On our portal you will find the right crochet manual for all these different occasions and you can start immediately after the download. Of course, you can also crochet an amazing lace shawl for your best friend. Such a chic eye-catcher always goes down well and you can show off all your skills here. If you enjoy filigree crochet work, it might be time to try out the cute Amigurumis, as well. The cute little stuffed animals are very easy to crochet and you will certainly have a lot of fun creating an entire Amigurumi army. In any case, we wish you lots of fun with your creative work!
Free knitting patterns – lots of projects are waiting for you
It doesn't matter if you have been knitting for ages or if you just want to start this great hobby. With a little skill, you can easily use any of the free knitting guides to create wonderful projects. Since the patterns on these pages are completely free, you won't take any risks and you can let off steam and try out as you please. Maybe you want a simple scarf to get you started? Or would you rather go straight to the heart of the matter and knit a fancy jacket yourself? There are no limits to your creativity and imagination. Just choose a tutorial and get the needles out. Since all patterns explain every step in detail and are easy to understand, you can create very special knitwear even as a beginner. In addition, there are lots of pictures that provide you with additional help at the appropriate places in the tutorial.
But if your own wardrobe is already bursting at the seams and you don't know what else you can knit for yourself, there's still the possibility of giving away your knitting works. Especially at baby parties or christenings, self-knitted baby socks make excellent gifts. The cute clothes in miniature size are always worth a delightful "Ah!" and will definitely go down well. But you can also knit your own presents for the older birthday children. Whether it's stylish gloves for your teenage daughter or a special gift for Valentine's Day. You'll soon realize that you can knit all kinds of things for every occasion and for every member of the family. This way, you can continue to be creative without cluttering up your own wardrobe.
Download DIY tutorials for free
If you prefer to work with paper, wood or other materials, the free DIY patterns are just the thing for you. Here you will find all kinds of different manuals to turn various materials into beautiful things. Should it be a cute birthday card? Or do you want to give old things a new shine? Then upcycling is exactly the right keyword for you. Here you will find a large number of manuals to bring old shirts, glasses, and a lot more to new life.
Each subcategory has its own unique advantages and you are sure to find your new favourite medium for your creativity. Get inspired and try something new. You can do anything that comes to mind and you don't even have to spend money. Because many crafting patterns are free, so you can download them right away. Especially if you want to try out a new technique or are just starting with a certain material, the free manuals are the best way to gain new experiences. Take your time to look around and start your new pastime today.
Patterns for handicrafts – felting, embroidery, plotting and more
At Crazypatterns, there are many other categories to give your creativity free rein. No matter if you like to work with felting wool or if you want to embroider pretty pictures. At Crazypatterns you will find the right pattern for you. It doesn't matter whether you have been a passionate knitting aunt or crochet mom for years. Even for beginners of the different creative outlets there are enough patterns that are simply fun to do.
Each self-created work is unique and you can proudly show and wear it. With every additional crochet bag and every additional hand-sewn dress you will gain experience and can move more and more freely in the different categories. If in the past one or the other tutorial might have given you a headache, then thanks to the free tutorials you will always be in training and improve continuously. Especially for new beginnings and for possibilities still unknown to you, the free tutorials are a goldmine, because you can simply try out the newest techniques without spending any money or taking any risks. That makes handicraft twice as much fun, so get started right away!
How can I download free tutorials?
Any instructions you find at Crazypatterns can be easily downloaded. The only requirement for the download is an account on our site. Just log in and register with your e-mail address. As soon as you have clicked the confirmation link in the registration mail, you can start. You can download the free tutorials immediately after registration and print them out if you wish. You can do this as often as you like, because they are always available in your account.
The special thing about Crazypatterns is that even the fee-based manuals are available for a really low price, already. Since you always buy a manual and not the finished product, the costs are limited. Again, you can download the respective manual as soon as you have paid for it. Since it is stored in your account, you can also download it as often as you like. So even if you have deleted the file from your PC, it is by no means lost. Just log in to Crazypatterns and download it again. And if you make, crochet, knit or sew the same pattern in different colours, you will always have new objects. The little coin pays off several times over and you can change or adapt small things as your experience increases. So, you can create a whole ensemble from one instruction. Creativity knows no limits.
Manuals on sale
On the discount pages of our portal you will always find new offers. Here you can find guides that are offered at a reduced price. There are many reasons for a discount and the amount of the discount as well. If, for example, a crochet pattern has been offered for a long time and the design is not quite up to date anymore, you might be able to get it for half the price. Or an author of a tutorial is currently taking part in a special offer, which is why you can save 20 percent on all her tutorials. Since the reasons are different and there is always a new selection of discounted tutorials, it's always worth taking a look here. Everybody likes to save money and while browsing through the site you might even notice some new patterns that you should definitely try out. So drop by right now and download the newly reduced tutorials!
Free crochet lexicon for beginners and pros
With a new crochet pattern that you have found on our site, it is possible that suddenly a new crochet technique is mentioned, which you do not know yet. In this case we can warmly recommend our free crochet lexicon. Every crochet stitch is explained here in detail and provided with meaningful pictures. With this you are well prepared for every new technique and you can start your new crochet adventure immediately. It doesn't matter if you just want to start crocheting or if you have been swinging the crochet hook for half an eternity. Sometimes a certain crochet stitch doesn't really work or you just don't know a stitch yet. The crochet lexicon supports you with every step.
In addition to the free crochet lexicon on our website, we also have our YouTube channel, where you can look up and learn all the stitches in video format. Now nothing can go wrong and nothing stands in the way of your crocheting joy. With the help of the crochet lexicon you can understand each of the crochet patterns offered by us in the blink of an eye and crochet accordingly. Always read the guides carefully and allow yourself enough time to understand them. Once you have started, you probably won't want to stop. So, sit down comfortably, take yarn and crochet hook to hand and off you go!
How to upload and offer your own patterns
No matter what area of handicraft and the DIY world you choose, you can always upload your own tutorials to Crazypatterns and offer them to the community. Just pay attention to a few little things and the upload will be a great success. Uploading a tutorial is completely free for you and also really easy. If you don't have an account on our portal yet, then register quickly and you can start right away. You can find the details of offering tutorials in our practical guide to selling patterns.
When writing your manual, you should keep a few points in mind so that it will be well received by the community. For a first impression of the kind of manuals we offer, you can have a look at the free crochet, knitting, sewing or DIY guides. Here you will quickly realize that the tutorials are not only pure descriptions in the form of the written word, but that there are always many pictures included. The pictures help the users to better understand especially tricky parts. It is not said for nothing that a picture says more than a thousand words. So, always remember to include enough pictures in your manual and that the descriptions are understandable for everyone. When your pattern is finally finished, you can either offer it for free or for a small amount of money. This decision is entirely up to you, but you can of course orientate yourself on the pricing of any existing patterns.
Support and Community at Crazypatterns
No matter what kind of problem you have, at Crazypatterns you will always get help. Be it the authors of the many manuals offered here or the whole community, which helps with combined power to solve problems. So, if you're stuck on a certain tutorial and just can't get on, just contact the other users in our forum. It doesn't matter what kind of tutorial it is because the community is really helpful and always on hand. If it's a question about a specific tutorial, you can also contact the provider directly via direct message or leave a comment on the page of the tutorial.
The free crochet lexicon is always helpful if you do not know how a certain crochet stitch is worked. Here you will find all crocheting techniques explained and illustrated so that nothing stands in the way of your crocheting fun. And also, on YouTube you can find our extensive media library with different videos about crocheting. Now and then it is quite helpful to be able to follow the exact movements in the form of videos.
You can also find our large community on Facebook and on our Facebook page you can exchange ideas with other creative friends and gather new inspiration. Comment on existing posts, like the different pictures and links or share your own creative work with other users. Find like-minded people and meet new people who share the same hobby as you.
Of course, it is possible that you have a technical problem which you cannot be solved with our FAQ page. Of course, here too we will help you as soon as possible. Just write us a message using one of the methods mentioned here and we will get back to you as soon as possible. You can send us a private message via our Facebook page and describe your problem. Or you can use our contact form on the website. You can also reach us by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will be happy to help you.