10 Rectangle Crochet Patterns

So you have mastered crocheting squares, but what about crochet rectangles? A rectangle base is extremely versatile, and can be used to make so many items! Think of shawls, rugs, blankets, bags, cushion or pillow covers, scarves, and placemats. Below are rectangle crochet patterns to give you more ideas!

You can make your item from one large rectangle, or from lots of small rectangles stitched together. Take advantage of some simple geometry to turn crocheted rectangles into stunning and useful crochet pieces!


1. Crochet Rectangle Pattern by Cheryl Dee Crochet

This rectangle is worked from the center out and is completely reversible. This crochet rectangle pattern demonstrates how to calculate the length of the foundation chain for any size rectangle you desire, from a bookmark to a table runner to a blanket

Crochet Rectangle Pattern by Cheryl Dee Crochet

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2. Crochet Rectangles by Supergurumi

This crochet pattern shows you how you can crochet rectangles of any size easily and uncomplicatedly. Crochet rectangles can be used for many things, be it as a base for crocheted bags and baskets or as a base for three-dimensional bodies like cuboids to create arms, legs, and other elements for amigurumi.

Crochet Rectangles by Supergurumi

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3. Rectangle Crochet Granny Square Pattern by Sew Happy Creative

This rectangle granny square pattern is a new way to make a neat centre to your granny rectangle. It is not a full pattern to make a completed item but a tutorial to create a granny rectangle and for you to get creative with. 

It would make a lovely blanket, or table runner or cushion, or anything else that lends itself to this shape. 

Rectangle Crochet Granny Square Pattern by Sew Happy Creative

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4. Magic Rectangles Crochet Slippers Pattern by Make & Do Crew

Get ready to have your crochet mind blown. These speedy slippers are made from two simple crochet rectangles (that’s seriously it!), making this project perfect for beginners or anyone who needs a quick gift. 

Follow the pattern as written using the suggested chunky yarn, or burn through any yarn in your stash by following the alternate instructions. In less than an hour or two, you can be wearing your perfectly customized-to-you pair of cozy slips.

Magic Rectangles Crochet Slippers Pattern by Make & Do Crew

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5. Bunnies Crochet Pattern by Jess Coppom

An adorable stuffed bunny from a simple crochet rectangles!? Done in an hour or two?! Yes please!

Whether you need a quick baby shower gift, an inexpensive Easter basket surprise or you just want a very beginner-friendly project to use up some stash yarn, this bunny is hop-py to help! Be warned though, these bunnies are addictive! You won’t be able to crochet just one!

Bunnies Crochet Pattern by Jess Coppom

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6. Rectangle Crochet Hat Pattern by Yay For Yarn

This simple-to-make hat is made from a crocheted rectangle!  It’s the perfect project for a beginner crocheter, or anytime you want to make a quick and easy project.

Rectangle Crochet Hat Pattern by Yay For Yarn

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7. Waffle Stitch Poncho Crochet Pattern by Hooked On Homemade Happiness

The Waffle Stitch Poncho Crochet Pattern is one big rectangle made with this gorgeously textured Waffle stitch! This surprisingly simple poncho will be a go-to favorite for all those cool, crisp nights and blustery mornings.

Waffle Stitch Poncho Crochet Pattern by Hooked On Homemade Happiness

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8. Crochet Rectangle Shawl Pattern by The Loophole Fox

This is a crochet rectangle shawl perfect for autumn. Simple to crochet yet elegant in design, this wrap uses basic stitches to create a beautiful, open texture.

The pattern repeats draw the eye into the beautiful shells and long, detailed lines. A perfect accent piece for any outfit and a gorgeous way to stay warm on cool autumn nights.

Crochet Rectangle Shawl Pattern by The Loophole Fox

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9. Rustic Tweed Basket Crochet Pattern by All About Ami

Crochet this gorgeous basket using Re-Tweed yarn that has a rustic look to it with its tweed flecks and muted colours. The shape of this basket is unique with its rectangular base and rounded corners. The sturdy straps allow you to carry the basket around and store all your items inside.

This basket is a great way to add a touch of sophisticated elegance to your homes! Optional wiring in the edging and an optional cardboard base help to further emphasize the shape and sturdiness.

Also see: Rope Crochet Basket Free Pattern

Rustic Tweed Basket Crochet Pattern by All About Ami

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10. Rectangle Crochet Cardigan Pattern by Make & Do Crew

No one will guess you created this figure-flattering cardigan from a simple rectangle. Made with extremely soft yarn for a cozy-but-not-too bulky look, you’ll find yourself reaching for this beginner crochet sweater over and over again.

Rectangle Crochet Cardigan Pattern by Make & Do Crew

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CROCHET SQUARES ARE VERY POPULAR, BUT A RECTANGLE CROCHET PATTERN CAN BE VERY USEFUL IN SO MANY APPLICATIONS.

Don’t you just loved how these crochet pieces came together from a simple crochet rectangle? Show off your stitches by sharing your creations on our Facebook Page!

Be sure to check out all of the great crochet pattern collections on the blog from socks to hats and everthing in between. There is seriously something for everyone!

So grab your hook and yarn, and get started working on your favorite rectangle crochet patterns!