21 Crochet Patterns for the Kitchen: Don’t Miss These!
by Kelsey Mlnarik
Once you’ve filled up your bedroom and living room with crochet lamps, crochet blankets, crochet rugs, and all of those other great crochet projects for the home then you can move on to filling up the other rooms in the house!
The kitchen is a fantastic place for your crochet makes. You can create beautiful and useful items like dishcloths, kitchen towels, and placemats that perfectly match your decor and are unique to your home.
Kitchen items make a great gift, too! They’re the perfect handmade gifts for weddings, bridal showers, and housewarming parties.
We’ve rounded up some of the best crochet patterns for the kitchen, so, whether you’re a beginner or an expert, you can fill your own and your loved ones’ kitchens with handmade accessories.
21 Things To Crochet For the Kitchen
Whether you're an avid baker or home cook or just cook enough to keep yourself fed, chances are good that you spend at least some time in the kitchen!
Why not make your kitchen a cozy and personalized space with some crochet items? These patterns for dishcloths, kitchen towels, placemats, and more will add a unique and personal touch to your kitchen while also being totally practical. There are patterns here for everyone, so grab a hook and get started!
Bring a little extra flair and fun to your cooking with these crochet chicken trivets! These trivets are useful for keeping hot dishes off of your countertops or table, and they look just as cute as a centerpiece or displayed in your kitchen when not in use. Perfect for farmhouse-style decor! This is an intermediate-level pattern.
If you're tired of your towel slipping to the floor every time you open the oven door, this is the pattern you need! This quick crochet pattern stylishly attaches a ring to the handle to securely hold your towel. The boho style is perfect for any kitchen, especially those with modern or modern farmhouse design styles, and you can make them in any color you want to match your kitchen. Make a set for yourself and give some out as gifts!
A crochet washcloth or dishcloth is the perfect way to practice a new stitch, and this feather stitch is so beautiful that you'll find yourself using it over and over! The result is an attractive and useful handmade dishcloth that you can keep for yourself or give as a gift. It's also thick enough to double as a potholder. A great challenge for an advanced beginner!
These chicken kitchen scrubbies are almost too cute to use on your dirty dishes! They're a perfect addition to your farmhouse decor and would make a unique and functional gift. We think they'd be a hit at craft fairs, too!
Brighten up your kitchen window with this crochet spider plant! You won't have to worry about how much sun it gets or whether or not you remembered to water it- this forgiving little guy will add some greenery to your kitchen without needing anything in return. This pattern is the perfect gift for Mother's Day, a birthday, get-well-soon, or just because. Everyone loves a houseplant, and a crochet houseplant is even better!
This crochet kitchen towel is a charming and practical addition to any kitchen. The finished towel is made with 100% cotton yarn, making it not only absorbent but also machine-washable for easy care. This pattern is perfect for adding a personal touch to your kitchen or creating a thoughtful handmade gift for a friend or loved one- any home cook or baker will love to receive this towel as a gift.
These attractive coasters are a must-have for modern, modern farmhouse style, or minimalist kitchens. With a beautiful and rarely-seen honeycomb texture, they'll protect your counters from hot cups and dishes while also adding an elegant touch to the decor. I love the classy look of the off-white used here, but you could choose any color that matches your decor.
This microwave potholder is the perfect little crochet project to add to your kitchen. Slip your fingers inside the pockets and you can easily grab hot items from your microwave. The small size makes it just right for the smaller bowls and dishes you might microwave, rather than full-sized dishes from the oven. This is a great pattern for beginners to make for their own kitchen or to give as gifts.
This kitchen boa pattern solves a common cooking and baking problem- every time you need your kitchen towel, it has either gone missing or is too far away! With this kitchen boa, that's a problem no longer, because your towel will be hanging around your neck from an adorable hand-crocheted boa. The heart pattern makes it a great gift for Valentine's Day or any special occasion, and it's such a unique project that it's sure to be a beloved gift.
This honey bee crochet set is sweet as can be, and you may find yourself redecorating the whole kitchen to match! The towel topper, tea cozy hot pad, and potholder are all made in a matching sunny gold with daisy and bee accents that will make your kitchen look warm and inviting. It's a wonderful housewarming gift, too!
I've said it before and I'll say it again- gnomes are having a moment! And why not? They're the perfect combination of trendy and cute with a touch of kitsch. Pop these crochet gnome towel toppers onto your own kitchen towels and your kitchen can join the trend. They're sure to be a hit as a gift or at craft fairs, too!
Dress up your kitchen table or breakfast nook with this beautiful table mat and matching cutlery holder. Made with eco-friendly jute yarn, it offers a rustic but modern style. Kids will love to set the table with these sets and you'll enjoy the way it brings your table together. This pattern is appropriate for an advanced beginner.
This kitchen or bath rug is made with a thick, bulky yarn, which makes this project come together quickly and produces a rug that's thick and soft beneath your feet. Choose a cotton blend yarn and enjoy the ease of just tossing the rug in the machine for cleaning. This is a nice way to add customized decor to your own home and it also makes a nice housewarming or wedding gift.
This tea cozy will keep your tea warm to the last drop and will look cute while doing it! The pattern has been designed with beginners in mind and uses only basic stitches, so it's a perfect project for new crocheters to make for themselves or give as a gift. The pattern is available in three sizes and a video is included to help you ensure that the cozy fits your own particular teapot.
This crochet table runner is the perfect way to dress up your kitchen table a bit, and it fits well with farmhouse decor. The finished runner is soft and absorbent, and the stitch pattern is easy enough for a beginner. Make one for your own table or stitch one up to give as a gift!
This crochet "mug hug" is a cute and clever pattern that you'll enjoy adding to your kitchen! The wraparound mug cozy keeps your drink warm, keeps your hand cool, and adds an extra cozy look to your cup of coffee. A set of these would make a great Christmas gift or stocking stuffer, and they'd be a fun and creative item to sell at craft fairs.
This pattern is a fun and unique twist on the can cozy and is sure to be a conversation starter at your next party. Make a set for your own kitchen and then start to work them up as unique and funny gifts. They're easy to customize with team colors for sports lovers and grads, and you can guarantee no one already has a cozy quite like this one!
These waffle stitch crochet placemats bring texture and color to your table. They're perfect for family meals, spring and summer place settings, and kids' parties. Make a matching set or use a rainbow of colors with a matching border for a set that is coordinating without being matchy-matchy. This pattern is appropriate for intermediate crocheters.
This crochet pattern yields a coordinating set of placemats and coasters featuring a simple but attractive circle design. They're perfect for mid-century modern, retro, and even boho decor styles and will really pull your table setting together while still looking simple enough for day-to-day use. This pattern uses the intarsia crochet technique, so if you've never used this technique before this is the perfect opportunity to learn!
Even if you've mostly switched to eco-friendly reusable bags, those pesky plastic bags still seem to show up and clutter up the kitchen. With this plastic bag saver, you can keep them organized, out of the way, and ready to reuse. This pattern has a modern, boho-style design with cute bobble stitches and is easy enough for a beginner to work up. You'll need to make one for yourself, then start on all of the gifts you need to make this year- this versatile pattern will be loved by everyone on your list.