A tapestry is a fabric with designs and pictures made in colorful yarn and threads. They’re gorgeous intricate designs that add to any home environment. In this case, these tapestry crochet patterns come in all shapes and sizes, and styles.
Tapestry crochet uses simple stitches like single and double crochet. If you'd like to polish up your basic crochet skills, check out the Crochet Fundamentals class here.
Tapestry crochet patterns are really unique. You can make just about anything with them. And the colorful crochet patterns and pictures stitched in are so fun and look really impressive. Try your hand at making these and see if you don’t fall in love with the crochet tapestry.
Spring Tulip Basket
This Spring Tulip crochet basket is the perfect splash of spring to brighten up your home as the season changes. You can make the tulip in any color, or even do it in 3 colors! This pattern uses the tapestry technique to create the tulips that accent this basket.
Crochet Pineapple Motif
Are you feeling the summery vibes? This pineapple tapestry pattern is inspired by exotic wanderlust and it will have you dreaming of holidays while you make it. These small motifs are an easy way to practice crochet colorwork and stitches. They are quick and fun to make too.
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Heart Crochet Coaster
These crochet coasters have a big heart in the center. It’s very typical to use heart shape design for Valentine’s goodies, but these yarn tapestry coasters turn out super cute! It’s a very simple look, and it brings a touch of love to your table. The coaster size is big enough to put your favorite mug on, as well!
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Tapestry Crochet Coin Purse
Tapestry patterns are quite easy to do and bring a whole new world of design possibilities. This crochet coin purse works up into a nice firm fabric making it ideal for pouches. To whet your appetite we’ll make a quick little coin purse. Make one or many, they make great little gifts!
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Hampton Soft Chunky Backpack
A tapestry crochet pattern is traditionally made in double crochet (dc), and uses two or more colours – the colour(s) that are not in use are carried along and stitched over by the yarn in use.
Tapestry Flower Pot Cozy
Try some simple tapestry crochet color-work for a pot cover that looks great holding anything from a green plant to crochet hooks. Choose a closed or open bottom, depending on your end use. This is a fun way to learn how to crochet a pot cover regardless of what you use it for.
Tapestry of Feathers Wall Hanging
Wall hangings are so on trend right now in the design world. To make this crochet wall hanging, I used Caron Simply Soft yarn but any #4 worsted weight yarn will work. Just be sure to check your gauge so that the width of your tapestry pattern is not wider than the width of the dowel rod you plan to hang it from.
Tapestry Heart Cup Cozy
Protect your fingers and use this all free crochet pattern to crochet a reusable cotton crochet cup cozy. It has an adorable heart pattern — perfect for Valentine’s Day or any day! Just say no to those cardboard sleeves at the coffee shop!
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Tapestry Heart Pencil Case
If you're someone who mostly sticks to garments and home decor and a little stuck as to what to make next, this Tapestry Heart Crochet Pencil Case is perfect for you! The pencil case is crocheted in the round from the bottom up.
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Triangle Print Fingertip Towel
This Triangle Print Fingertip Towel is made using the flat crochet tapestry technique and the end result is a stunning crochet dishcloth that will look great in any kitchen or bath. The tapestry crochet technique produces a fabric that has the same pattern on both the front and the back of your work.
Rubber Ducky Basket
The Rubber Ducky Crochet Basket is crocheted using the modified single crochet stitch for tapestry crochet which creates straight vertical lines of stitches. Stuff your basket full of baby gifts, yarn, or your rubber ducky stash!
Beginner’s Guide to Tapestry Crochet
Beginner Tapestry Crochet
If you’ve seen the beautiful colorwork that some people do with tapestry crochet patterns, you might think that you could never be able to do it. You totally can with this cute Crochet Cactus Coaster pattern!
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Crochet tapestry patterns are vibrant and allow you to step outside the norm while you’re creating. You can stitch up patterns you never thought possible with some of these crochet instructions.
Make a yarn tapestry into anything from a plant pot cover to a traditional crochet wall hanging. The options are endless and that’s what makes the crochet tapestry so appealing. Which one will you make first?
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