50 Back-to-School Crochet Ideas for Crafting Enthusiasts

The start of the school season is one of my favorite times of the year. It’s a chance to reset, look over your yearly goals again and reassess, reflect on the fun of the summer, and finish the calendar year strong with set intentions.

Whether you are a student, teacher, or parent of school-aged kids, it can also be a hectic time of getting ready for the new school year and new transitions.

Thankfully, there is a plethora of fun and quick crochet ideas that you can make for the start of the school year. There are so many small things you can make for your kiddos that will keep you close to them as they enter a new school year.

With 50 school crochet patterns gathered, we’ve broken them down into four different categories for easier browsing: Crochet Organizers for School, Backpacks and Protective Cases to Crochet, School Accessories, and Getting Ready for School Around the House.

Happy hooking!

15 Crochet Patterns for Organization at School

Getting organized at the start of the school year helps avoid many issues later on in the year.  Less skipped homework, lost coloring supplies and paperclips going everywhere. 

Here are 15 patterns that will help you or your student stay and maintain order and organization from day one! 

10 Crochet Patterns for School Backpacks and Protective Cases

Making your child's backpack might not be the quickest project, but it definitely is a worthwhile one.  You can create a backpack that meets you or your students unique needs, while also reflecting personality quirks best! 

Along with some fun bookbag patterns to get you started, we've found a variety of protective cases you can make for laptops, tablets, phones and other electronic devices. 

Getting Ready for School Around the House - 5 Crochet Patterns for the First Week of School

The start of the school year can bring on a lot of anxiety for students who may be going to a new school, starting classes for the first time, or who simply have a hard time letting go of summer. 

What better way to get these kiddo's hyped then start setting the tone beforehand!  You can make fun "Start of School" decorations and home items to set a happy and cheerful tone for the start of the school year. 

20 Unique and Fun School Accessory Crochet Patterns!

For a super quick, low effort and skill last minute project, check out these 20 patterns of fun and playful accessories you can make for your student while at school!

From OT tools like finger grips that will help little hands write, to reusable cafeteria items, we've got school accessories for all ages of students!

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