Welcome to my easy car crochet pattern. The finished car will look like this.
There’s also a video tutorial available on my YouTube channel at Easy Car Crochet Tutorial.
The full pattern is available on this page by continuing to scroll down. There is also an ad-free version with instructions for the reversed car available on my Ravelry store for $1 at Easy Car Crochet Pattern.
This pattern will be using US terminology. If you would like to view the UK version go to Easy Car Crochet Pattern (UK Version).
Easy Car Crochet Pattern
- st – stitch
- sts – stitches
- ch – chain
- sl st – slip stitch
- sc – single crochet
- dc – double crochet
- quad tr – quadruple treble crochet
- Crochet cotton or wool, I used Scheepjes Maxi Sweet Treat 2 ply crochet cotton colours (215) Royal Blue, (074) Mercury and (110) Black.
- A crochet hook, I used a 1mm hook.
- Darning needle to weave in ends.
- Black sewing thread and a sewing needle to stitch the wheels to the car.
Large Car (Using 8 ply wool)
10.5cm x 8cm or 4” x 3”
Medium Car (Using 4 ply crochet cotton)
6.5cm x 5.5cm or 2.5” x 2”
Small Car (Using 2 ply crochet cotton)
5.5cm x 4.5cm or 2.25” x 1.75”
Row 1: Miss 1st ch, work 2 sc in next ch and work 1 sc in each remaining ch. Turn.
Row 2: 1 ch, work 1 sc in each st to last st, work 2 sc in last st. Turn.
Row 3: 1 ch, work 1 sc in each st to end. Turn.
Row 4: 1 ch, work 1 sc in each st to last 2 sts, work a joined sc over last 2 sts. Turn.
Row 5: 1 ch, work a joined sc over 1st 2 sts, 1 sc in each st to last 2 sts, work a joined sc over last 2 sts. Turn.
Row 6: 1 ch, work a joined sc over 1st 2 sts, 1 sc in each st to last 3 sts, work a sc cluster over last 3 sts. Turn.
Row 7: Sl st into each of 1st 3 sts, 12 ch, work 2 quad tr (yarn around hook 5 times at start) in the 6th sc, 12 ch, sl st into 2nd last sc. Don’t fasten off.
1 ch, work sc into each st around car including the ch at the top, (work 2 sc into a st when needed to keep the car flat). Sl st into 1st sc and fasten off.
Wheels (Make 2)
Using grey make a magic loop.
Row 1: 1 ch, work 8 sc into circle. Pull circle tight and sl st in top of 1st st. Fasten off.
Join black yarn to any st.
Row 2: 2 ch, work 2 dc in same st as ch, (3 dc in next st and 2 dc in following st) repeat to end of row. Join with a sl st in top of 1st st. Fasten off.
To Make Up
Weave in ends. Stitch the wheels to the car.
And there’s the finished car. If you’ve liked the pattern I also have a convertible car crochet pattern, a tractor, an airplane, a motorbike, a crochet cement mixer and a crochet log truck pattern that you may like.