20+ Free Easter Crochet Patterns – Eggs, Bunnies, and More!

Are you ready for Easter? I know I am! Still, last-minute Easter preparations can be stressful. That’s why I prefer to relax and crochet some simple and quick Easter patterns that I can whip up without stress. Today I want to show you some of my favorite free Easter crochet patterns!

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What should I crochet for Easter?

There are literally SO many different options when it comes to crocheting for Easter. Here’s just a quick list to get you thinking:

  • Crochet an Easter basket for your little one to use in an egg hunt
  • Crochet some Easter decor to put around the house (think pillows, tissue covers, washcloths, etc.!)
  • Crochet some Easter eggs for reusable egg hunt that can be done year after year

Of course, soon I will be showing you a whole bunch of patterns that fit those descriptions above! Trust me, you will have plenty of options.

In fact, I have split this post up into 5 different sections. If any of them interest you more than others, feel free to jump to them using the table of contents below.

Table of Contents

  1. Easter Egg Patterns
  2. Easter Chicks & Bunnies
  3. Easter Home Decor
  4. Easter Baskets
  5. Cross-Themed Easter Patterns

Crochet Easter Egg Patterns

Crochet eggs not only make great and easy decorations, but they’re perfect for storing to use for years to come! Definitely a great resuable option. In this section I’ll show you lots of differnet types – appliques, full eggs, and covers.

Striped Easter Eggs

The first pattern I’d like to show you is actually one I designed: Striped Crochet Easter Eggs! These eggs are fun, colorful, and they’re super easy to make! These eggs would make perfect decorations, or they can even be used in Easter egg hunts for kids!

Designer: Desert Blossom Crafts

Yarn Used: Red Heart Super Saver (or any scrap yarn).

Easter egg crochet pattern with stripes

Easter Egg Applique

Next, check out these adorable Easter Egg Appliques! These appliques are particularly great for kids clothing, scrapbooking, card making, Easter wall art, etc. Since these appliques are so tiny, they’re perfect for using up scrap yarn!

Designer: Golden Lucy Crafts

Yarn Used: Patons Grace Yarn (100% mercerized cotton).

easter egg applique crochet pattern with embellishments

Ribbed Easter Eggs

Are you looking for a more unique and modern Easter egg pattern? If so, the I bet you’ll enjoy these Ribbed Easter Eggs! You can make bunch of these as decorations and experiment with fun color combinations.

Designer: Knitter Knotter

Yarn Used: Lily Sugar ‘n Cream Yarn

striped and ribbed post stitch crochet easter eggs

Mini Crochet Easter Eggs

The next pattern I’d like you to meet are these super cute Mini Easter Eggs. Not only do these tiny eggs work up super quickly, but they’re the perfect little project for using up leftover scrap yarn! This is also a great pattern for beginners to get used to magic loops as well as single crochet increases and decreases!

Designer: Crafting Each Day

Yarn Used: various yarns in different weights

mini crochet easter eggs on a bed of fur

Stunning Vintage Crochet Easter Egg Hugs

Last up for this category are these gorgeous Vintage Crochet Easter Egg Hugs. Aren’t these so elegant-looking? Not only would these lacey egg hugs make great Easter decorations, but they could also be used year-round as pretty napkin holders, wedding decorations, etc.!

Designer: Blue Star Crochet

Yarn Used: King Cole Giza 4-ply 100% cotton

vintage crochet easter egg cover with fur in the background

Crochet Easter Chicks and Bunnies

Next, check out some of my favorite crochet Easter chick and bunny patterns! These patterns are all great for stuffed animals for kids, or even decoration around the house.

Snuggle Buggle Bunny

First up, meet the Snuggle Buggle Bunny! This adorable bunny works up super quickly using Snuggle Buggle yarn and uses minimal sewing (only the ears and tail need to be sewn on!) which saves a ton of time! These snuggly bunnies would make great additions to kids’ Easter baskets or last-minute gifts!

Designer: The Nicole Chase

Yarn Used: Darn Good Snuggle Buggle Yarn

purple and blue crochet easter bunny pattern

Sir Clucksalot Chicken Pattern

Are you looking for a quick and easy Easter basket-stuffer project? If so, then I bet you’ll love this super cute Crochet Chicken pattern! These chicks are especially adorable with faux fur yarn, but they would look great with regular yarn as well. Either way, these chicks are sure to be a hit!

Designer: The Loopy Lamb

Yarn Used: Fable Fur and Brava Worsted

fluffy crochet chick pattern

Crochet Baby Bunny Hat

The next pattern I’d like you to meet is this precious Crochet Baby Bunny Hat. This hat has a super cute and unique texture and is simple to make. This pattern also come in several sizes ranging from newborn-toddler! Using double knit yarn will make this hat especially snuggly and warm!

Designer: Han Jan Crochet

Yarn Used: Sublime Baby Cashmerino DK

crochet baby bunny hat on a baby boy

Free Easter Egg Chick Pattern

The next pattern I’d like to show you is this fun and simple Easter Egg Chick Pattern. Aren’t these so cute? These little chicks would make great pencil toppers or chocolate egg covers! They would also make great little gifts or basket-stuffers this Easter!

Designer: Hooked on Patterns

Yarn Used: Paintbox Yarns Simple Chunky

Easter egg chick crochet pattern

Little Bunny Applique

Another one of my favorite patterns is this adorable Little Bunny Applique. Aren’t these so cute? These appliques would not only make great additions to kids’ clothing, but they would also make perfect Easter coasters or décor!

Designer: Thoresby Cottage

Yarn Used: Paintbox DK yarn

crochet bunny and carrot applique on white background

Pocket Pal Baby Chick

Are you looking for a quick, last-minute addition to a kid’s Easter basket? If so, I bet you’ll enjoy this adorable Pocket Pal Chick pattern! Although this little chick would look adorable with just about any yarn, using double-knit or velvet yarn makes it extra snuggly. Additionally, this pattern works from the bottom up, so only the tiny beak needs to be sewn on (which makes it super fast and easy!).

Designer: Darling Maple Designs

Yarn Used: Bernat Baby Crushed Velvet

velvet baby chick crochet pattern

Easter Home Decor

Have you been looking for fun and easy patterns to Easter-ify your house? Or maybe you’ve just been wanting to make some unique Easter gifts? Either way, I bet you’ll love these Easter home décor patterns!

Velveteen Rabbit Pillow

First up is another one that I designed: the Velveteen Rabbit Pillow! I just love how the velvet yarn gives it a fabric-like effect. This pillow would make a great Easter decoration or a snuggle companion for your kids!

Designer: Desert Blossom Crafts

Yarn Used: Bernat Baby Velvet Yarn

Velveteen Rabbit Pillow FREE Easter Crochet Pattern

Easter Bunny Washcloth

If you’re looking for a more practical/useful Easter gift idea, then I bet you’ll love this Easter Bunny Washcloth pattern! These washcloths are not only adorable, but they work up super quickly. And, they make great little gifts for kids Easter baskets!

Designer: Easy Crochet

Yarn Used: Lily Sugar ‘n Cream yarn

Easter bunny crochet washcloth pattern with confetti yarn and purple edging

Mini Chick Wall Hanging

Next up, meet this adorable Mini Chick Wall Hanging pattern! Because of it’s tiny size, this pattern works up quickly and easily. Although it would make great Easter décor, you could also use it all year-round as a cute addition to a nursery or kid’s bedroom!

Designer: Stitch by Fay

Yarn Used: Worsted Weight Yarn

crochet Easter chick wall hanging

Easter Bunny Tissue Box Cover

Lastly for this category is the Easter Bunny Tissue Box Holder. I just love how cute and unique this pattern is! You could make a few of these in several different colors to give out as gifts or decorate your house with!

Designer: Jo to the World

Yarn Used: Worsted Weight Yarn and Bernat Pipsqueak Yarn

pink Easter bunny crochet tissue box cover

Crochet Easter Basket Patterns

Have you ever crocheted a basket before? With Easter coming up so quickly, this is the perfect time to step out of your comfort zone and learn how to make one! Without further ado, let’s check out a few of my favorite (and easy) crochet Easter basket patterns!

Puff Stitch Easter Basket

Want something simple but still beautiful? Try this Puff Stitch Easter Basket! It features a pretty puff stitch rim. Best of all, it comes in two sizes, so you can make a mini basket for decor or a larger one for egg hunting!

Designer: Desert Blossom Crafts

Yarn Used: Lion Brand Basic Stitch

crochet easter basket

Classic Easter Basket

Here is another fun Crochet Easter Basket pattern. This one has a fun and classic feel to it. You could make this basket exactly as shown, or you could personalize your baskets with different colors and embellishments!

Designer: A Crocheted Simplicity

Yarn Used: Red Heart Super Saver

rainbow crochet easter basket with crab stitch edging

Cross Crocheted Easter Basket

Are you looking for a more unique and meaningful Easter basket/décor? If so, then I bet you’ll love this beautiful Cross Crocheted Easter Basket! This basket features simple single crochets with a crab stitch edging that gives it a fun an elegant touch. This basket is also multi-purpose and can be used for holding all kinds of things!

Designer: Desert Blossom Crafts

Yarn Used: Loops & Threads Charisma Yarn

crochet cross Easter basket holding flowers

Crème Egg Bunny Basket

Next, check out this adorable Crème Egg Bunny Basket. Isn’t it so cute? These tiny baskets combined with a sweet treat make the perfect last-minute gift idea to hand out to kids, friends, teachers, and family. And, these baskets are crocheted completely in one piece, so there’s no need for any extra sewing!

Designer: Stitch by Fay

Yarn Used: Worsted Weight Yarn

mini cross stitch crochet basket with bunny ears

Mini Crochet Easter Basket

Last but not least are these super cute Mini Crochet Easter Baskets! These little baskets work up simply and quickly, making them great for last-minute Easter preparations or a fun beginner project. These baskets can be used practically for holding tiny chocolate eggs, or even as props for dolls and stuffed animals!

Designer: Crafting Each Day

Yarn Used: Mighty Stitch

mini crochet Easter basket holding chocolate eggs

Cross Themed Easter Patterns

Last, but definitely not least, I wanted to show you some patterns that will help you celebrate the true meaning of Easter: that Christ died for our sins and rose to conquer the grave! (1 Corinthians 15:3-4) These next 4 patterns are truly dear to my heart, and in fact, I love having them up all year round not just at Easter!

Cross Applique

To start, this Cross Applique is so quick and easy to make. The pattern comes in 3 different sizes and can be used for many purposes like appliques, necklaces, or just to put around the house. I love the rustic style of these!

Designer: Desert Blossom Crafts

Yarn Used: Various fingering, worsted, and bulky weight yarns

cross applique crochet pattern

Cross Wall Hanging

If you want a statement piece, this Cross Wall Hanging would be a great pattern to make! The design uses tapestry crochet to create a beautiful cross, and then some spring flowers and fringe are added on afterward to complete it. Add some lace and a rustic stick on top and you’ve got quite the nice home decoration!

Designer: Desert Blossom Crafts

Yarn Used: Mary Maxim Woodlands Yarn

Crochet Easter Cross Wall Hanging - free pattern

Cross C2C Square

When I saw this beautiful Cross Square by Nana’s Crafty Home, I just knew I had to include it! It is worked up with teh corner-to-corner technique—so another color-work cross but made in a different way! I love how this cross is a slightly different shape and style. You can use blue like the designer, or customize it to match your own home.

Designer: Nana’s Crafty Home

Yarn Used: Caron Simply Soft

cross c2c crochet square pattern

Bobble Cross Prayer Square

Last up, one more cute little Cross Square! This little guy is made with bobbles, and features a pretty crab stitch edging. Make sure to pray for someone while you’re working it up. 😉

Designer: Remington Lane

Yarn Used: Caron Simply Soft

crochet cross prayer square


Crocheting for Easter is such a fun and joyous task. Easter is a time when we can have fun with egg hunts and crocheted decor, but it is also a time to celebrate the resurrection of our Lord! I hope you liked these free Easter crochet patterns and found one or two to get you into the Easter spirit!

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