14 Free Crochet Candy Cane Inspired Patterns For The Christmas Season

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Crochet Candy Cane Inspiration: 14 Free Patterns for the Holidays

These 14 Free Crochet Candy Cane Inspired Patterns For The Christmas Season are a delightful way to add a dash of charm to your holidays.

Crochet candy canes are all the rage this time of year, and there are so many reasons to love them!

You can use them to create all sorts of decorations, from ornaments and cozies to coasters and hot pads. Seriously, the possibilities are endless, and that’s what makes them so fun.

You have complete control of what candy cane crochet project you’ll create. Choose your favorite colors, play with different textures, and add some creative embellishments. Because who doesn’t love that personal touch?

And if you’re looking for thoughtful gifts, these little festive decorations work too. Crocheting candy cane-inspired items is a fantastic way to show your loved ones how much you care.

You’ll be gifting something handmade and meaningful. Plus, it’s budget-friendly and practical. In this roundup, you’ll find lots of adorable ornaments to spruce up your tree and colorful housewares to make your space even more inviting.

With these patterns, you’ll save some serious cash because the materials are affordable. In fact, you can just go over your stash, pick a few leftover yarns, and then you’ll be good to go.

If you’re new to crochet, these patterns offer a fantastic opportunity to learn new skills and create beautiful things.

And the icing on the cake? These handmade candy canes you will make can be used year after year, making your holiday celebrations even more meaningful.

So why not give it a try this holiday season? You’ll love the warmth and creativity that these delightful crochet candy cane patterns will bring to your holiday traditions. Enjoy!

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In this list, you’ll find a bunch of fantastic patterns and ideas to make your holiday season extra sweet with these crochet candy cane creations.

Whether you’re planning a festive Christmas tree setup or joining a fun Secret Santa gift exchange, these candy cane-inspired patterns are spot on.

Each one has its spin on the candy cane theme, with charming details and stitches as well as unique color combinations. So take your time scrolling through all your options.

The descriptions located next to the project photos provide you with handy details about the pattern. These include the expected size, recommended supplies, and required skill levels, so you’ll find the perfect crochet candy cane fit for your holiday needs much faster.

By the way, if you’ve already tried your hand at these crochet wonders, feel free to share your thoughts with us.

Drop a comment here on my blog or leave a review on the talented designers’ pages. We would love to hear what you think.

Happy crocheting, and have a Merry Christmas!

1. easy crochet candy canes - 14 Free Crochet Candy Cane Inspired Patterns For The Christmas Season - The Yarn Crew

Easy Crochet Candy Canes

Project Size: Any
Level: Easy
Yarn Weight: Medium (#4)
Brand:  Bernat Super Value Yarn
Hook: 5 mm
Video: Yes
Pattern Format: Written
Designer: Sarah of Repeat Crafter Me

2. Crochet Candy Cane Hot Pad - 14 Free Crochet Candy Cane Inspired Patterns For The Christmas Season - The Yarn Crew

Crochet Candy Cane Hot Pad

Project Size: 8 in x 8.5 in
Level: Unspecified
Yarn Weight: Worsted (#4)
Brand: Lily Sugar ‘n Cream The Original Yarn
Hook: 5.00 mm
Video: Yes
Pattern Format: Written
Designer: Tiffany of Daisy Farm Crafts

3. Candy Cane Lip Balm & Gift Holder - 14 Free Crochet Candy Cane Inspired Patterns For The Christmas Season - The Yarn Crew

Candy Cane Lip Balm and Gift Holder

Project Size: 3 3/4 inches tall
Level: Easy
Yarn Weight: Worsted (#4)
Brand: Red Heart Super Saver
Hook: 3 mm
Video: No
Pattern Format: Written
Designer: Chelsea of The Crafter Life

4. Crochet Candy Cane Border - 14 Free Crochet Candy Cane Inspired Patterns For The Christmas Season - The Yarn Crew

Crochet Candy Cane Border For Beginners

Project Size: Unspecified
Level: Beginner
Yarn Weight: DK (#3)
Brand: King Cole Pricewise DK 
Hook: 6.5mm
Video: Yes
Pattern Format: Written
Designer: Ariana Wimsett of Crafting Happiness

5. Vintage Candy Cane Ornament Free Crochet Pattern - 14 Free Crochet Candy Cane Inspired Patterns For The Christmas Season - The Yarn Crew

Vintage Candy Cane Ornament

Project Size: Unspecified
Level: Beginner
Yarn Weight: Aran (#4)
Brand: Caron Simply Soft
Hook: 3.25 mm
Video: No
Pattern Format: Written
Designer: Jillian Hewitt of Spin a Yarn Crochet

6. Candy Cane Graph - 14 Free Crochet Candy Cane Inspired Patterns For The Christmas Season - The Yarn Crew

Christmas Candy Cane Swirl Graph

Project Size: 80 squares wide by 100 squares high
Level: Beginner-friendly
Yarn Weight: Unspecified
Brand: Unspecified
Hook: Unspecified
Video: No
Pattern Format: Chart
Designer: Ariana of Magic Yarn Pixels

7. CANDY CANE AMIGURUMI ORNAMENT - 14 Free Crochet Candy Cane Inspired Patterns For The Christmas Season - The Yarn Crew

Candy Cane Amigurumi Ornament

Project Size: 5″ (13 cm) by 2.5″ (6 cm)
Level: Unspecified
Yarn Weight: DK (#3) / Sport (#2)
Brand: Paintbox Yarns Cotton DK / Schechenmayr Catania
Hook: 3.0 mm
Video: No
Pattern Format: Written
Designer: Raffaella of Raffamusa Designs

8. Rosie Cheeks Candy Cane Cat Scarf - 14 Free Crochet Candy Cane Inspired Patterns For The Christmas Season - The Yarn Crew

Rosie Cheeks Candy Cane Cat Scarf

Project Size: Adjustable
Level: Beginner-friendly
Yarn Weight: Bulky (#5)
Brand: Unspecified
Hook: 4.5 mm
Video: Yes
Pattern Format: Video
Designer: Catventurous Crochet

9. CANDY CANE WREATH - 14 Free Crochet Candy Cane Inspired Patterns For The Christmas Season - The Yarn Crew

Candy Cane Wreath

Project Size: 21” height x 12” width
Level: Beginner
Yarn Weight: Worsted (#4)
Brand: Red Heart Super Saver
Hook: 3.75 mm and 5.00 mm
Video: No
Pattern Format: Written
Designer: Erica of Highland Hickory Designs

10. Candy Cane Jar Cozie - 14 Free Crochet Candy Cane Inspired Patterns For The Christmas Season - The Yarn Crew

Candy Cane Jar Cozie

Project Size: about 5 inches tall
Level: Easy
Yarn Weight: Worsted (#4)
Brand: I Love This Yarn Metalic By Hobby Lobby
Hook: 5.00 mm
Video: Yes
Pattern Format: Written
Designer: Sara Sach of Posh Pooch Designs

11. Amigurumi Candy Cane - 14 Free Crochet Candy Cane Inspired Patterns For The Christmas Season - The Yarn Crew

Amigurumi Candy Cane

Project Size: 16 cm in height
Level: Unspecified
Yarn Weight: DK (#3)
Brand: Hayfield Bonus DK
Hook: 3.5 mm
Video: No
Pattern Format: PDF Download
Designer: CroCreate Aka Sarah Leese

12. Christmas Candy Cane crochet tutorial - English - 14 Free Crochet Candy Cane Inspired Patterns For The Christmas Season - The Yarn Crew

Christmas Candy Cane Ornament

Project Size: Unspecified
Level: Unspecified
Yarn Weight: Sport (#2)
Brand: Schachenmayr Catania
Hook: 2.5 mm
Video: Yes
Pattern Format: Video
Designer: Mariska Vos-Bolman of DIY Fluffies

13. CANDY CANE COASTERS CROCHET PATTERN - 14 Free Crochet Candy Cane Inspired Patterns For The Christmas Season - The Yarn Crew

Candy Cane Coasters

Project Size: 4.5” X 4.5”
Level: Unspecified
Yarn Weight: Worsted (#4)
Brand: Knit Picks Comfy Worsted Weight
Hook: 3.5 mm
Video: Yes
Pattern Format: Written
Designer: Alnaar Harnish of Leelee Knits

14. Perfect Striped Bauble Christmas Ornament - 14 Free Crochet Candy Cane Inspired Patterns For The Christmas Season - The Yarn Crew

Perfect Striped Bauble Christmas Ornament

Project Size: Fits a 2.65” diameter plastic bauble ornament
Level: Intermediate
Yarn Weight: Worsted (#4)
Brand: Any
Hook: 5.00 mm
Video: No
Pattern Format: Written
Designer: Erin of Juniper & Oakes

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