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This Easy Stripes crochet bookmark is so easy! It is quick to work making it a great quick morning, afternoon or evening project!

If you have been following me for a bit, you may know that I love to read! So each year I like to publish a few new crochet bookmark patterns as I add to my own collection (you can never have too many bookmarks, right?).  Because they use scraps of yarn and are quick projects, they also make a nice little addition to a gift, or as an item to sell at a local craft fair or shop! I always keep a small collection on hand to give out.

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A blue and white striped crochet bookmark

This little easy bookmark only requires a small amount of a light weight yarn in a few colours.  I have used two colours in the photos below, however feel free to change up the stripes – you may choose only one colour or many! As an optional embellishment, I have added a tassel to my bookmark although it is not needed.  I will show you in the video tutorial below how Il made and attached it.

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a blue and white crochet bookmark

The Easy Stripes Crochet Bookmark

Skill Level: Easy

Gauge:  N/A

Finished Size: Approximately 0.5 x 8 inches, excluding tassel.

Yarn: Patons Grace® (100% Mercerized Cotton; 1.75 oz, 50 g; 136 yds, 125 m). Light Weight (3). You will need approximately 30 yards in two different colours.

Hook: Size E/4 (3.5 mm) hook.

Notions: Yarn Needle


Stitches and Abbreviations:

Ch – Chain

Hdc – Half Double Crochet

Rpt – Repeat

Sc – Single Crochet

Sk – Skip

Sl st – Slip stitch

Yo – Yarn over


Pattern Notes:

  • Pattern is written in American English terms.
  • Pattern is worked in rows.
  • Ch 1 at beg of row does not count as stitch.
  • Weave in ends as needed.
  • To change the size of your bookmark you will need a foundation chain with a multiple of 3 + 2 stitches.


Free Crochet Pattern:

With colour A, Ch 41.

Row 1: Hdc in the 2nd ch from your hook, *switch to colour B, with colour B, hdc in each of the next 2 sts, switch to colour A, with colour A, hdc in the next st;  Rpt from * across. 

Fasten off and weave in your ends.


With colour A, join yarn with a sl st in any st.

Rnd 1: Ch 1, sc in each st across the long edge, work 3 sc in each of the corner sts and 1 sc along each of the shorter ends.  Join with a sl st in the 1st st. Fasten off and weave in your ends.

Fasten off, Weave in ends, attach a tassel if desired.


Video Tutorial:




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