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Crochet Popsicle Garland

The Crochet Popsicle Garland is a free pattern here on my blog! This quick and easy summer crochet pattern is also great for coasters or appliques. Below you'll find the free pattern and video tutorial.

The Crochet Popsicle Garland displayed hanging on jute.

Pattern Design + Construction:

Garlands are one of my favorite crochet projects to design. They're a quick and easy way to add a handmade, affordable and festive touch of décor to any space. This pattern is so versatile! These crochet popsicles are adorable hung as bunting at a summer party. They're also the perfect size for summer crochet coasters or cute little appliques!

This Crochet Popsicle Garland consists of the popsicle base which is crocheted in flat rows. The base border is added directly onto the base as well as the popsicle stick. The rosy cheeks are crocheted separately and attached to the base using a tapestry needle. We'll also pop in some safety eyes. The finished crochet popsicle measures approximately 3 inches wide by 5.5 inches tall. You could easily make a larger popsicle garland by using bulkier yarn and a larger crochet hook.

Pin this Crochet Popsicle Garland Free Pattern to your crochet board on Pinterest so you can easily locate it later!

Crochet Popsicle Garland Pinterest Graphic


For this free pattern, we'll be using medium (4) worsted weight yarn. I really enjoy using worsted weight yarn for most of my projects because of the versatility as well as the availability in most craft stores. Worsted weight yarn also tends to come in very affordable brands. You can easily substitute with other brands and colors as long as the ounces per gram are similar. I've used the following for this project:

For this project, I'm using the following yarn colors:

  • Red Heart Super Saver, Medium 4, 7 oz / 198 g, in the color Lavender

  • Red Heart Super Saver, Medium 4, 7 oz / 198 g, in the color Pretty N' Pink

  • Red Heart Super Saver, Medium 4, 7 oz / 198 g, in the color Pumpkin

  • Red Heart Super Saver, Medium 4, 7 oz / 198 g, in the color Café Latte

  • I Love This Yarn, Medium 4, 7 oz / 199 g, in the color Light Peach

  • I Love This Yarn, Medium 4, 7 oz / 199 g, in the color Ocean

  • A good substitute for the blue is Minty by Red Heart Super Saver.

I Love This Yarn in the color Ocean used for the Crochet Popsicle Garland.

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This pattern is written in US crochet terminology.

  • Chain

  • Slip Stitch

  • Magic Circle

  • SC - Single Crochet

  • DEC - Single Crochet Decrease

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To follow along with the video tutorial: CLICK HERE

Crochet Popsicle Garland - Free Pattern

The crochet popsicle garland displayed on a wall with orange, pink, purple and blue popsicles.

Popsicle Base:

With your popsicle color yarn of choice, chain 11

Rows 1-12: SC in each stitch, chain 1 (10 stitches)

Row 13: DEC, SC in the next 6 stitches, DEC, chain 1 (8 stitches)

Row 14: DEC, SC in the next 4 stitches, DEC, chain 1 (6 stitches)

Row 15: DEC, SC in the next 2 stitches, DEC, chain 1 (4 stitches)

Popsicle Border:

Continue down the left side with a round of SC, chaining 1 at each of the bottom corners.

When you arrive back to where you began the border, slip stitch, tie off and weave in the loose ends.

A blue crochet popsicle garland hanging alone with cute rosy cheeks.

Popsicle Stick:

Row 1: With brown yarn, join in the 4th stitch of the bottom of the base and SC in that stitch and the next two stitches, chain 1 (3 stitches)

Rows 2-6: SC in each stitch, chain 1 (3 stitches)

Row 7: DEC, SC in the next stitch, chain 1 (2 stitches)

Row 8: DEC, chain 1 (1 stitch)

Tie off and weave in the loose ends.

A purple crochet popsicle with rosy cheeks.

Rosy Cheeks:

With light pink or peach yarn,

Round 1: In a magic circle, SC 5, pull tight (5 stitches)

Slip stitch into the first stitch of the round, chain 1, tie off with a medium tail.

Four crochet popsicles in a garland.

Popsicle Assembly:

Attach the safety eyes between the 10th and 11th rows when counting from the bottom-up on the finished popsicle base. Use a wire cutter to trim the excess posts from the back of the eyes so it will lay flat.

Using the tail on the rosy cheeks and a tapestry needle, stitch the cheeks underneath and slightly outside of the eyes. Tie off on the backside and trim any excess yarn.

Using a tapestry needle and jute, string your finished popsicles into a garland by running the jute through two points on the back top of the popsicles.

A side view of the crochet popsicle garland.

I'd love to see your creations! Tag me on Instagram @heathercorinne_ or Facebook @heathercorinnecrochets

Chat with you soon,

Signature - Heather Corinne


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