10 Free Mosaic Crochet Patterns For Beginners

Easy mosaic crochet patterns for beginners to learn the technique


I have put together ten free mosaic crochet patterns for beginners you can use to learn this technique. These are smaller mosaic crochet projects that are easy and quick.


Mosaic crochet patterns have been on the rise in popularity. However, there are many crocheters that feel intimidated by this technique.

I myself have admired lots of mosaic crochet pieces and thought I would never be able to crochet that. However, you will never know unless you try, right?

I have put together this collection of mosaic crochet patterns for beginners. These are quick and smaller projects that would be ideal to practise on. They use simpler versions of the technique so you can get the hang of it.

Many of these patterns are accompanied by comprehensive tutorials and visual help in form of charts and step by step photos.

Mosaic crochet is a colour work technique that people like. The main reason being that to create an intricate design in colour, you only work with one colour at a time.

There are no multiple yarn balls rolling around the floor creating a tangled mess. Secondly, most mosaic crochet patterns come with a handy chart.

Chart gives you a real visual help and you can follow it easily. They take a little getting used to, however once you master the charts you will be a mosaic crochet pro!

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10 Free Mosaic Crochet Patterns For Beginners

10 Easy Mosaic Crochet Patterns For Beginners

I have compiled a collection of some amazing mosaic crochet patterns for beginners. These all look really intricate and great, however they are easy.

These patterns are a great starting place if you have never done mosaic crochet before. They come with helpful step by step tutorials and videos to explain this technique thoroughly.

You can choose from simple home decor items like a wreath, tablet, coasters or a handy mug rug.

If you prefer something wearable, I have included a hat, scarf and a sweater too!

There are also a couple of smaller squares that you can practise on and if you get on with the technique you can make a few of them and join them together into a bigger project.

Once you have mastered this technique and get the mosaic crochet bug, why not check out an amazing book by Esme Crick from Red Sparrow Crochet?

There is also a technique called interlocking crochet. This technique creates a similar effect, check out some of my patterns that use this technique.

  1. Anton Beanie
  2. Explorer’s Mittens
  3. Pinstripe Cushion Cover

Mosaic Crochet Wreath

This is a great mosaic crochet pattern for beginners. It has a simple repeat of two colours and it’s comprised of simple single crochet stitches, chains and easy double crochets.

You work the wreath cover in one piece as a long rectangle shape. You then wrap it over and sew it onto the wreath to decorate it.

To customise it further, you can switch up the colours and make a wreath for the appropriate season.

CLICK HERE for the pattern and tutorial.

Mosaic Crochet Wreath

Mosaic Crochet Mug Rug Pattern For Beginners

This gorgeous crochet mug rug pattern is the perfect piece to try mosaic crochet. It is a small project that allows you to get used and practice this interesting technique.

Because it works up so quick, you will also get the satisfaction from completing a project.

Each row is worked in one colour and because it is worked from right to left you cut the yarn after each row. This then creates a lovely fringe on each side adding a great finishing touch to this super cute mug rug.

FOLLOW THIS LINK for the free easy mosaic crochet pattern.

Mosaic Crochet Mug Rug Pattern For Beginners

Crochet Cropped Sweater

You work this gorgeous sweater top down in a raglan style. This is a great technique for a perfect fitting sweater.

Most of the body is kept simple worked in easy beginner stitches. The bottom part uses a simple mosaic crochet pattern that adds another dimension to this design.

It comes in eight different sizes and has lots of notes on adjusting the length if cropped is not your style. I think this is the perfect piece if you like crocheting garments and want to try mosaic crochet technique too.

You can find this gorgeous and more mosaic crochet patterns for beginners ON THIS WEBSITE.

Crochet Cropped Sweater

Modish Mosaic Hat

This is a super modern and stylish mosaic crochet hat. Mosaic crochet is a quick and easy technique to create beautiful colorwork patterns.

The Modish Mosaic Crochet Hat will quickly become a family favourite, you can make one in different colour for all family members.

If you think it is a little complicated, this hat is accompanied with a video tutorial taking you through the process step by step.

Find the pattern ON THE BLOG.

Modish Mosaic Hat

Mosaic Crochet Blanket Square Pattern

The Little Acorns mosaic crochet blanket square is a perfect project to try out some mosaic crochet.

Using only basic crochet stitches and simple colorwork, you will have a modern fall square in no time!

The colorwork repeat is very, very simple. After a couple of rows, you probably won’t even need to look at the written instructions or colorwork chart anymore.

This square is worked in rows from the bottom up, finishing with a trim of sc sts around the edge of the square.

You can work up a few and join them together to make a bag or cushion cover.

Grab the beginner friendly mosaic crochet pattern HERE.

Mosaic Crochet Blanket Square Pattern

Crochet Mosaic Square Pattern For Beginners

Looking at the intricate patterns that you can create with simple stitches can seem intimidating at first. Truth is, they mosaic crochet technique is way easier than it looks.

This little square is the perfect place to start with mosaic crochet. It is small enough to practice on. You won’t be too disappointed if you mess it up.

However, if you get it right you can actually work up a few and join them together to make a small cushion cover or a baby blanket.

Get this easy mosaic crochet pattern BY CLICKING HERE.

Crochet Mosaic Square Pattern For Beginners

Plush Plus Rug

This beautiful crochet rug will be a statement piece in any room in the house. Whether you use it in bathroom or living room it will for sure catch your eye.

It features a simple geometric pattern worked in a combination of overlay stitches and back loop only that creates really clean lines.

You can also make it into a whole hallway runner with more repeats. The possibilities are endless!

You can find the free beginner mosaic crochet pattern ON THIS PAGE.

Plush Plus Rug

Mosaic Crochet Placemat and Coaster Patterns For Beginners

Mosaic Crochet is the perfect outlet to experiment with colour.

This blog post contains basic rules, a video tutorial and the FREE pattern for the Brickroad Table Set – a set of Coasters and Tea Towel that will complement any home.

The great thing is you only work one colour at a time! So there are no tangles like with Intarsia or working to hide floats like with Tapestry or Faux Fair Isle!

THIS BLOGPOST has all the information you will need about mosaic crochet patterns for beginners.

Mosaic Crochet Placemat and Coaster Patterns For Beginners

Weekday Crochet Cowl

This is such a warm & cozy piece to wear.

Your Weekday Cowl is an easy crochet pattern to try your hand at this piece that feels like a big warm hug for your face and neck. 

The design is anything but boring, featuring the Mosaic Crochet Technique, but it’s easier than it looks!

It is worked in the round which means this cowl is completely seamless. There are also notes for everyone with the ability to make adjustments.

Find this mosaic crochet patterns for beginners HERE.

Weekday Crochet Cowl

Mosaic Crochet Scarf

Elevate your cold weather wardrobe with this interesting crochet scarf! This beautiful scarf is an excellent introductory-level project for the mosaic concept. 

The mosaic concept has overlays that sit in front of the work. If you were to turn over the scarf, you would see solid colour stripes. It’s a pretty fascinating process.

You can create a bold and beautiful scarf using any 2 shades you like. Secondly, you can add a generous fringe to make a real statement piece to your wardrobe.

You can get to the pattern by CLICKING ON THIS LINK.

Mosaic Crochet Scarf

Final Thoughts

I hope you enjoyed these mosaic crochet patterns for beginners. I have more free crochet patterns and tutorials that you might enjoy right here on the blog. 

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10 Free Mosaic Crochet Patterns For Beginners

About Veronika Cromwell

Hi, I’m Veronika! I design modern and wearable crochet garments, accessories and homewares. Grab your hook and find your next project!

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