Welcome to Crochet Pattern Central--an often updated online directory featuring precisely 19,691 links to free crochet patterns and tutorials. Choose from 90+ categories, including clothing, afghans, doilies, baby items, bags and totes, potholders, toys, stuffed animals (including amigurumi), and so much more. Begin browsing by category at the Free Crochet Pattern Directory or by keyword using CPC's site search feature:

If you are a beginner at crochet, take a look at both the growing Tutorial Directory (links to video or photo tutorials) and the unique Crochet Stitches selection. Get motivated by browsing some Encouragement and Testimonials and Tips 'n Tricks submitted by other crocheters.

For patterns making use of a combination of crochet and knitting, browse the Knit and Crochet Combination Patterns.

See the new links recently added to Crochet Pattern Central.

Happy Crocheting!

Did you know... that Crochet Pattern Central has had over ten million unique visitors and a mention in a 2005 issue of the widely popular Interweave Press Crochet magazine since its debut in December 2003? Thanks to all of you, CPC has become one of most-visited "road maps" to thousands of patterns. Please visit CPC's official Youtube channel if you are interested in watching a slideshow showing CPC's history.

Did you know... that Crochetville is one of the largest crochet forums on the world-wide-web? C'ville has many, many friendly members all hooked on crocheting. Seek patterns, visit the show 'n tell, discuss thread crochet, bead crochet, felting, freeform, local yarn shops, crochet publications...and more!

Did you know... that although Crochet Pattern Central is a labor of love, it takes many hours a week to keep this site updated? New links must be found and added. Existing links must be checked and oftentimes changed, or temporarily blocked from appearing due to nonpermanent downtime. All of the many emails received are answered, and sometimes more involved behind-the-scenes changes occur to make CPC a better place to visit.

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