Do you ever crochet for yourself? I invite you to crochet yourself calm with these 6 free self care crochet projects.
As a crafter I’m sure you can relate that you spend more time making for others than yourself. Whether you use the art of crochet for mindfulness, simply as a hobby or if it’s part of your business it’s so important to take care of yourself. Although these patterns make beautiful gifts they also make fabulous additions to improve your self care routine. Now if you’re reading this thinking ‘I don’t have a self care routine’ then this post is defiantly for you! So grab a cuppa and the materials needed (listed below) and lets makes a start on that much needed self care routine…
All 6 crochet projects include a free video tutorial so for those of you who panic at the thought of following a written pattern I have you covered. Click on the image for the pattern details or the video if you prefer the written pattern. Please tag me in any makes using #bellacococrochet as I love to see your makes especially when it comes to mindful crochet and taking care of yourself!
crochet face scrubbie
Taking care of your face is a must! A gentle cotton face scrubbie is the perfect way to remove make-up and/or cleanse your face. there’s nothing better than the feeling of a freshly washed face.
video tutorial – crochet face scrubbie
crochet sleep mask
A good nights sleep is essential to feeling energised and ready to take on the challenges of that day. If you’re a light sleeper our wake as the light peeps through your curtains this super soft cotton sleep mask will help improve your sleep. Esspecially if you want to take a cheeky afternoon nap…
video tutorial – crochet sleep mask
crochet hair scrunchies
Tie your hair back with these gentle crochet scrunchies made with super soft velvet yarn. Whether you need your hair away from your face for your skincare routine or if you simply just want to wear your hair up to save you the faff of getting your hair tools out, these crochet scrunchies are so fun to make and you’ll be surprised how quickly they work up!
video tutorial – crochet scrunchie
Unsure of the differences between UK and US terms? Need a refresher on how to do your stitches? In my ‘How to crochet: A handy reference guide’ EBook I help you with all of these terms and you can always have them to hand! You will also get exclusive access to free video instructions. Learn more about the eBook here.
crochet nesting basket
Who doesn’t love the feeling of being organised! These sturdy nesting baskets are perfect for organising your toiletries, make-up and skin care products. By organising your necessities it makes life so much easier to find what you need which naturally makes your self care routine easier and less of a chore.
video tutorial – crochet nesting basket
crochet wash cloth
It’s not just your face thats important… this cotton wash cloth can be made to the size of your choice and gently cleanses your body. I also use these on my face!
video tutorial – crochet wash cloth
oval base crochet basket
If you were thinking that my previous nesting basket was a little on the small size, my oval base basket is for you! Crochet baskets are the best for keeping you organised and they are super pretty!
video tutorial – oval base crochet basket
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I hope you’ve enjoyed these patterns, I live by the fact if it does’t make you happy put your hook down and start on something that does!
If you want to get stuck into a bigger mindful project I think you’ll love the Circle of Hope Blanket…