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14 Pattern Ideas for Sports Lovers


Whether you’re a sports fan or not, you can probably sense that March Madness is in the air! As we continue to celebrate National Craft Month, we wanted to share some patterns that show our support for our favorite teams or at least the people in our lives that love them!

Here are a handful of patterns for the crocheting basketball fans among us!

Pattern: Basketball Net Hat by Designer Jill Edens

©Happy Heart Hats

Such a fun hat that will work for any sports fan in your life! Doubles as a net when you aren’t wearing it too!

Baby Basketball Net Photo Prop Pattern by Designer Stephanie Soikkeli

©Crowned Crochet

This pattern is just for the net, but how sweet would it be to take newborn photos and then use the net to hold toys in a nursery!?

Sports Baby Booties Pattern by Designer Kellie and Julie of Darling Derriere

©Darling Derriere Designs

Perfect for any new baby, these booties will keep the chill off tiny toes and could be worked up in any of your favorite teams’ colors!

Basketball Baby Booties Pattern by Designer Sara Ayers

©Sara Ayers

If you’re looking for a taller set of baby booties, these too could work in any color and have added elastic to help hold them on those adorable, squishy little ankles!

Pattern: Basketball Baby Booties
Designer: Sara Ayers
Craft: Crochet
Difficulty: Intermediate
Tools: D (3.25mm) hook
Suggested Yarn: Cascade Cherub Baby in 14-Melon and 28-Boy Blue

If you’re looking to improve your game day wardrobe or maybe make a gift for a sports fan in your life, here are some suggestions for knit and crochet!

Go Team Striped Scarf Pattern by Designer Bonnie Nurnberger

©Bonnie Nurnberger

Relaxing garter stitch and stripes means this scarf will pretty much knit itself and be perfect for any sporting event! Did we mention there are pom poms on the ends?!

Sporty Poncho Pattern by Designer Salena Baca

©Red Heart Yarns

This poncho is a great option for fall games or when you don’t want to wear a coat into the arena. The cushy collar and fringe make this your new go-to poncho!

Pattern: MG's Team Spirit Hat by Designer Margaret Schroeder

©Margaret Schroeder

Take your next beanie up a level with this Latvian braid/herringbone stitch! It is much easier than it looks and adds so much style!

MSU Team Pride Pattern | Designer Kathleen Sams. This hat is made with Stonehedge Fiber Mills Shepherd's Wool yarn.

©Coats & Clark

Stripes are such a classic and make this hat ideal for showing your team spirit. Also makes a great gift knit!

U of M Team Scrunchie Pattern by Designer Rebecca A. Lang

©Rebecca A Lang

Scrunchies are officially back! Use up some scraps or find the perfect shade to represent your school in style!

College Colors Cardigan by Designer Laura Algarra

©Laura Algarra

This classic, varsity inspired cardigan is game day wear that can go to the office, the movies, or a night on the town celebrating a big win!

Finally, if you’re thinking you might like something a little more practical, we’ve got some fun items for form and function!

University of Michigan Spirited "Hail to the Dishcloth" Pattern by Designer Cathy Waldie

©Cathy Waldie

Maybe, just maybe, this isn’t the logo you want on your dishcloths, but there are so many other great patterns out there! Take your team pride to the kitchen and make dishes that much more fun!

Crocheted Can Cozie by Designer Whitney Christmas

©Coats & Clark

Knitted Can Cozie by Designer Whitney Christmas

©Coats & Clark

Whatever your drink of choice, a can cozie will keep your beverage cold (or warm!) longer and represent your team at your next tailgate!

Dorm Pillow Pattern by Designer Trish Warrick

©Trish Warrick

Not heading off to or sending anyone off to college? Make yourself a pillow anyway and use it for celebratory tossing or stifling frustrated groans!

Will you be crafting during the craziness of March? What are your favorite patterns for showing team pride?



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