5 Must-Have Crochet Items for Campers

by Kathryn on February 28, 2012 · 6 comments

in Crochet News

Stitchy S’Mores Crochet Pattern by Alicia Kachmar via Crochet Today

I am planning a camping trip with my siblings for my birthday this year and as I do so I can’t help but think that there are certain things that I need that could be totally fun in crochet. Here are my top five must-have crochet items for campers.

1. Crochet Tent

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Timothy J. Karpinski created this crochet tent as an art piece. Via decor8.

A crochet tent might not be the most practical thing in the world but if it were properly lined and you were camping in a place that it was unlikely to rain anyway then it could work, right? And it’s just such a cool idea!

2. Campfire Crochet Blanket

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Perhaps more practical than a crochet tent would be a really great crochet blanket that you could curl up in as you sit by a fire roasting a hot dog or melting the marshmallows for your S’mores. I picked the Red Heart Yarn Log Cabin Crochet Blanket because it just feels kind of Woodsy to me.

3. Crochet Water Bottle Cozy

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You have to make sure to take enough water with you when you hit the Great Outdoors! This one’s from Etsy’s susanneedlehands.

4. Crochet Sleeping Bag

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I actually had a hard time finding a pattern or photo for a crochet sleeping bag. This one is from Crochet Today. Most of what I could find were actually the plarn mats for the homeless (which are certainly great but aren’t really relevant here). Do you know of a crochet sleeping bag pattern?

5. Crochet Backpack

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Store some snacks and your camera in a large crochet backpack. This one is from CrimsonCloverproduct.

Did you see these similar lists: 5 Must-Have Items for Yoga Lovers and 5 Must-Have Items for Bicyclists?

 

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3 comments
laurindar3
laurindar3

I also used to make waterbottle cozies all the time. I think everyone got one one Christmas. They are cute, bun and useful! I even made them out of Nylon cord for my hubby and his climbing friends which they hooked to their climbing harnesses with caribeeners.

laurindar3
laurindar3

Ah, you're missing a really good one, suggested to me by my rock climbing, camping, hiking hubby... But I can't tell you what it is until I publish it. ;)

But I've also been wanting to try making a little campfire set. That one's REALLY cute!

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