Easy crochet bow ideas

18 Versatile and Easy Crochet Bow Ideas for a Chic Look in 2024

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If you are searching for a relaxing project or want to make a small gift for a girl, go through these easy crochet bow ideas. You will find free hair tie patterns, see how to crochet bow ties, scrunchies, hairpins, bags, and hat decorations — there are many ways of bows usage. You won’t need a lot of time for these projects, and you’ll feel the pleasure of quick and cutie results. Enjoy!

From this post you’ll learn about the following:

  • How to crochet a classic bow.
  • How to crochet a bow tie.
  • Free patterns for crochet bows.

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1. Back to School Bows

  • Designed by Bonnie O’Leary

Princesses always have beautiful hair. No matter its length, luxurious hair needs hair clips, bows, crowns — all kinds of hair accessories. Here is a free bow сrochet pattern for your little princess. Perfect for a girl about to start the school year! You can adjust the bow’s size by varying the yarn and hook sizes.

free crochet bow pattern

PHOTOS by Bonnie O’Leary / Ravelry.com

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

2. Loveland Lace Bow

  • Designed by April Garwood

Put this lovely lace bow in your hair if you want to add a romantic tone to your outfit. You can also use it as an embellishment or a cute bow tie. The free bow crochet pattern is free and easy to make. It describes how to crochet in two sizes — small and large.

free crochet bow pattern

PHOTOS by April Garwood / Ravelry.com

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

3. “Confetti” Bow Hair Tie

  • Designed by Veronika Ryzhkova

I don’t know any little girl who doesn’t love bows. Most of them adore bows everywhere — on dresses, tops, pajamas, toys, and, of course, scrunchies. Here is a free bow hair tie crochet pattern. So, you can make many beautiful, laconic french hair ties for your girls to make them happy.

free bow crochet pattern

PHOTOS by Veronika Ryzhkova / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on Ravelry.

4. Perfect Bows

  • Designed by Bethany Dearden

Look at this free bow crochet pattern and consider the projects you can resolve. First, you can create a range of colorful girly hairpins or scrunchies. They could be single- or double-layered, and the pattern describes both variants. And second, bow ties for boys! They look so cute in kids’ festive outfits.

free bow crochet pattern

PHOTOS by Bethany Dearden / Ravelry.com

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

5. Easy Bow Crochet Pattern

  • Designed by Naztazia

Crocheting a bow isn’t a challenge — this is an easy and relaxing task. With this free bow crochet pattern, you can make some to decorate a hat, sweater, cardigan, shawl, or bag. Furthermore, this will be a perfect stash-busting project. So, try it!

free bow crochet pattern

PHOTOS by Naztazia / Ravelry.com

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

6. Love Bow

  • Designed by Charlotte Perution

Love is in the air! Share your love with your kids every moment and in any way you can imagine. For example, crochet your daughter or granddaughter this lovely heart bow with the free pattern. You can decorate a headband with it or make a beautiful scrunchy. 

free bow crochet pattern

PHOTOS by Charlotte Perution / Ravelry.com

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

You may also like Summer Crochet Headband and Bandana Lovely Ideas.

7. Feminine Bow

  • Designed by Selina Veronique

Super easy project to make on the go. This crochet bow is easy to make and doesn’t require much skill, so it’s a perfect starting point for beginners. For intermediate and advanced crocheters, it’s a great way to use up some extra yarn. The finished bow looks feminine and can be used in a variety of projects. Check out the free crochet pattern!

pink and grey crochet bows

PHOTOS by Selina Veronique / Ravelry.com

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

8. Quick Crochet Bow

  • Designed by Theresa Kicher

Whether you want to decorate your crochet toy or add a touch of tenderness to your look, this project is for you. This crochet bow can be made in ten minutes, even if you don’t have much experience. The finished accessory is durable and looks store-bought. Follow the step-by-step crochet pattern to get started!

PHOTOS by Theresa’s crochet shop / theresascrochetshop.com

Find the original free pattern on theresascrochetshop.com.

Check also the Fashionable Crochet Accessories patterns.

9. Hair Bow for Beginners

  • Designed by Annanitato Lolo

If you are looking for a pretty accessory that would be practical and durable, learn how to crochet a bow. This is a hair accessory that will make your look even cuter and more feminine. This project is completely beginner friendly and can be crocheted in no time. Follow the free step-by-step crochet instructions to make one for yourself.

six hair bows in different colors

PHOTOS by Annanitato Lolo / Ravelry.com

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

10. Bonafide Bow Tie

  • Designed by Lee Sartori

An eye-catching design that’s great for brightening up classic outfits and is a wonderful wedding outfit accessory for men. This crochet bow tie is a beginner-friendly project that will appeal to all crocheters. Experienced crafters may also find it quite relaxing. Plus, it’s a great way to use up your leftover yarn. Don’t hesitate to download the free, easy-to-follow crochet pattern.

crochet bow tie for special outfits

PHOTOS by Lee Sartori / Ravelry.com

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

11. Hair Bow Slide

  • Designed by Selina Veronique

Perfect for school and academic outfits, this simple crocheted bow is great for both children and adults. Because of the simple stitches used, it only takes about an hour to complete a piece and you’ll love it so much that you’ll want to have a bow like this in every possible color. Don’t be afraid to start as a beginner, this is a great starting point and the free pattern will help you.

a crochet bow in pink

PHOTOS by Selina Veronique / Ravelry.com

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

12. Hair tie bow / Haarschleife

  • Designed by Julia Marquardt

This bow is a compromise between style and comfort. Easy to wear because of the regular crunch, it looks extremely cute with the right choice of yarn. You’ll only need a free evening to make one. Plus, it’s a great idea for crocheting on the go, and you can use your leftover yarn to make it. Follow the free step-by-step crochet pattern to get started.

a crochet bow in red

PHOTOS by Julia Marquardt / Ravelry.com

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

13. Mini Bows

  • Designed by Kelsie Weeks

Take your style to the next level with this handmade crochet bow! This quick and easy pattern makes a lovely accessory for clips, bobby pins, or baby headbands. The project only takes a few minutes to complete, and it’s scrap-friendly. Plus, if you’re a visual crocheter, you can use the YouTube video tutorial to help you along. This versatile pattern is written for one size, with flexibility to adjust. Follow the instructions and see how it works!

Two pictures of crocheted bows.

PHOTOS by Kelsie Weeks / Ravelry.com

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

14. Crochet Simple 3D Bow

  • Designed by Maisie And Ruth

Every crocheter has lots of yarn scraps from various projects, and this tiny crochet bow is a nice way to use them. It’s a beginner-friendly crochet project that uses only basic stitches, so anyone can do it. Aside from its cute look, this bow has another benefit. It’s great to crochet on the go, and if you’re looking for something to occupy your hands while waiting in line, this is it. Follow the easy bow crochet pattern to get started.

Two pictures of a crocheted dress with a crochet bow.

PHOTOS by MAISIE AND RUTH / maisieandruth.com

Find the original free pattern on maisieandruth.com.

15. Winter Wonderland Hair Bow

  • Designed by Maplefarms

This quick and adorable crochet bow project is perfect for any season! A quick and charming way to dress up any outfit, this pattern is the perfect hair accessory to add a touch of elegance. You can easily adjust it to your desired style, making it a versatile addition to your accessories. It’s ideal for beginners looking to hone their skills or experienced crafters looking for a relaxing creation. Follow the free crochet pattern to get started.

Two pictures of a crochet bow on a table.

PHOTOS by Maplefarms / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on Ravelry.

16. Fancy Lace Bow

  • Designed by Bonnie Ogren

This lacy crochet bow design exudes charm and sophistication. Crafted with a double-layer construction for shape retention, the intricate lace overlay adds an exquisite touch of richness. Ideal for a variety of hair lengths, it easily attaches to barrettes or nylon headbands for a graceful look. Perfect your style with this fanciful crochet piece and effortlessly up your hair game. The free crochet pattern awaits you on the original website.

A dainty arrangement of crocheted bows and scissors, elegantly displayed on a table.

PHOTOS by Bonnie Ogren / Ravelry.com

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

17. Put a Bow on it Hair Clip

  • Designed by Red Heart Design Team

It’s impossible to disagree that accessories are never enough! That’s why I highly recommend having a look at this free crochet pattern for a wonderful crochet bow that will prettify not only your hairdos but also your bag, clothes, and even your home. It’s a very universal thing!

a woman with three crocheted bows in her hair

PHOTOS by Red Heart Design Team / Ravelry.com

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

18. Maisie Bow

  • Designed by Sweet Softies

A very beautiful crochet bow will be a pleasant and easy project to make in a short time. You can make lots of these cuties and use them for different purposes: gift decor, accessories, keychains, or a single decoration for your home. Creating progress will bring you joy, believe me.

two crocheted bows in pink and yellow

PHOTOS by Sweet Softies / Ravelry.com

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

Summary

Whenever you’re looking for crochet bow patterns for girly hairpins or men’s bow ties, you can find them here in this post. I hope you like the designs I gathered for you. Tell me in the comments which one you choose!

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