Chinese New Year Crochet Ideas

Chinese New Year Crochet Ideas

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Chinese people celebrate the New Year according to the lunisolar calendar. It’s a big holiday period with festivals, traditional meals, and decorations that symbolize luck and happiness. All the streets, homes, and rooms dress up in red and yellow and meet the new year animal according to zodiac signs. You can also prepare for the Lunar New Year and Spring Festival and crochet traditional Chinese decorations and gifts with free patterns I gathered for you. Happy crocheting!

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2023 Year Of The Rabbit Garland

  • Designed by Mooeyandfriends

Another excellent Lunar New Year decoration idea is this garland with the 2023 zodiac animal — rabbit. It symbolizes prosperity, peace, and longevity, so having it at home is a good sign. The free crochet garland pattern is easy to follow. It uses a magic circle, but there are instructions for it. Happy New Year!

free crochet rabbit garland pattern

Photos by Mooeyandfriends /

Find the original free pattern on

Chinese Wall Hanging

  • Designed by Htet Htet Aung

If you want to attract fortune to your home or give it to someone special, create this traditional Chinese wall hanging with a free crochet pattern. The warmth of your hands will fill it with your love and good luck and help to make a new year easy and happy.

free crochet wall hanging pattern

Photos by @htet_htet.aung /

Find the original free pattern on

Lucky Lunar Lantern

  • Designed by Sweet Softies

You’ve definitely seen these red lanterns before. They will be in all windows and doors at the end of January and the beginning of February. It is believed they attract good luck, so make a few for yourself with this free crochet lucky lunar lantern pattern. It’s an easy project with almost no sewing, so enjoy!

amigurumi Lucky Lunar Lantern free pattern

Photos by Sweet Softies /

Find the original free pattern on, or read more about it on Ravelry.

Year of Rabbit

  • Designed by FaYe_clover

2023 is a Year of Rabbit and having its figurine at home means all the best. Make a dozen of these amigurumi rabbits as gifts for your friends, neighbors, and family to bring them a fortune. The free crochet pattern is affordable for confident beginners if you have tried making an amigurumi toy before.

free amigurumi rabbit free pattern

Photos by @faye_clover /

Find the original free pattern on Instagram.

Porcelain Bunny

  • Designed by Tsui-Sie Baker-Wong

Ceramics art is traditional in China. Those vases are masterpieces. You can crochet a symbol of 2023 in porcelain style and present it to someone special. The Chinese New Year crochet bunny pattern is free. You need to make some embroidery to create details. Try it!

free amigurumi bunny free pattern

Photos by Tsui-Sie Baker-Wong /

Find the original free pattern on Ravelry.

Chinese Lucky Candy Pillow

  • Designed by Juli Anne

The Chinese lucky candy is the most iconic gift for the Lunar New Year. It’s a red pocket envelope filled with money that symbolizes the good luck you wish for a person. Make a pillow with a free crochet pattern in this design, and please your loved ones with such a neverending treat.

Chinese Lucky Candy Pillow free crochet pattern

Photos by Juli Anne /

Find the original free pattern on, or read more about it on Ravelry.

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