5 Free Patterns for Beautiful Crochet Colorwork

Pattern, texture, pops of color, there’s more than one reason colorwork is something that we are all drawn to. With eye-catching color and incredible designs, colorwork crocheted patterns are fun to plan and create. Picking the perfect colors can lead to an incredible visit to your local yarn store or even your own stash.

And there are so many great crochet colorwork techniques to choose from, and that’s where we come in. This free eBook will help you explore the combination of yarn colors with different designs, and even provide you with a new technique or two. Learn how to work tapestry crochet to create crisp geometrical designs. See what you can do with Tunisian crochet colorwork. Try your hand at intarsia crochet, and more. Try adding a pop of white and yellow or enjoy your favorite colors and yarns. Download your free eBook and start playing with color in new ways.

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A one of a kind collection of crochet colorwork patterns, free!
A free collection of color-inspired designs from Tunisian and intarsia, to tapestry crochet patterns.

Discover how to use single skeins and yarn colors in ways you never thought of!

In these five free crochet colorwork patterns, you will discover a variety of color techniques from tapestry crochet to Tunisian. This free collection isn’t only about changing colors in crochet, but about having some seriously colorful fun creating garments and accessories. So pull out your yarn stash, grab your free eBook, and let the fun begin.

Elvis 1973 Scarf by Karen Ratto-Whooley

Pattern #1

Elvis 1973 Scarf by Karen Ratto-Whooley

This scarf creates a crochet Fair Isle look by working single crochet in the back loop only with the right side facing. The yarn is fastened off at the end of each round, creating a fringed easy colorwork scarf.

Mitla Purse by Carol Ventura

Pattern #2

Mitla Purse by Carol Ventura

This geometric crochet purse is a quick and easy introduction to tapestry crochet patterns. A great stashbusting project, you will also learn how to sew a zipper into your crochet to use in this and your other crochet designs. And what we love most about this quick crochet purse is you can have it done in just a day.

Devon Cardigan by Margaret Hubert

Pattern #3

Devon Cardigan by Margaret Hubert

This crochet colorwork cardigan is a perfect first-time sweater project. Working in single crochet allows you to concentrate on learning the shaping and color changes. This classic color blocked sweater is the perfect pattern for playing with yarn color combinations.

Listening to Color Mitts by Kim Werker

Pattern #4

Listening to Color Mitts by Kim Werker

These simple colorwork mitts provide a wonderful opportunity to practice crochet, changing colors, and using stitches of differing heights to create the flared shaping. Kim discusses color choice and gives advice on what to look for when choosing colors.
You will also find information on efficiently changing colors or starting a new yarn at the beginning of a row or in the middle of a round. This technique will give you smooth color changes in your crochet colorwork projects. And when you have finished your project, check out our tips and illustrations on the best methods of weaving in loose ends for a smooth finished fabric.

Eliot Vest by Natasha Robarge

Pattern #5

Eliot Vest by Natasha Robarge

Explore Tunisian crochet colorwork with this two-colored crochet vest. This classic hip-length vest features an intarsia crochet border, bust darts, and a flattering deep V-neck. Learn how to create two different Tunisian colorwork designs with this one beautiful pattern.

Learn how to speak crochet color with these free color block, intarsia, Tunisian, and tapestry crochet patterns!

In this free crochet eBook, we have gathered crochet patterns that use a variety of colorwork techniques to create fun and colorful designs. Follow along our tapestry crochet tutorial to create the geometric and eye-catching Mitla Purse or crochet a Fair Isle design with the Elvis 1973 Scarf. Next the Eliot Vest will show you how to work a colorful Tunisian crochet garment, or try the Devon Cardigan for a great easy crochet colorblock sweater. Or make your first colorwork project easy-peasy, and create the beautiful Listening To Color Mitts. Plus you will learn about seamlessly changing colors in crochet, and managing your yarn colors while you work. Get it all when by downloading your copy of this free eBook today.

Learn about changing colors in crochet the easy way, and make this pair of crochet mitts!