Find free printable crochet patterns online through sites such as FaveCrafts.com, StitchAndUnwind.com, AllCrafts.com, RedHeart.com and LionBrand.com, as of 2015. Many of the patterns include user ratings and details about the finished items, such as sizes for clothing patterns.
FaveCrafts.com allows users to access numerous crochet patterns organized by skill levels with a section that features different patterns for beginner users. StitchAndUnwind.com maintains a list of its most popular free patterns as ranked by its users, including patterns for shawls, afghans and hats. Many yarn manufacturers, such as Red Heart and Lion Brand Yarns, also offer free crochet patterns on their websites.