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Yo Yo Crochet

What is a crochet yo-yo?

The crochet yo-yo is a crochet motif. Typically, it is a small crochet circle that is made by crocheting just one or two rounds of stitches.  The yo-yo circle motifs are stitched together into a project.

What yarn can I use?

Any type of yarn can be used but it is an excellent way to get rid of leftover yarn from finished yarn projects.  Lots of projects are made with individual yo-yos in different colors.

What can you make with crochet yo-yo motifs?

  • Afghans
  • Scarves
  • Shawls
  • Blankets
  • Pillows
  • And More

We have searched the interest and found some terrific tutorials and instructions to teach you how to make crochet yo-yos.

Finally, don’t miss our free crochet yo-yo projects page with many links to projects to get you started yo-yoing.

Happy Crocheting!




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10+ Free Crochet Yo-Yo Patterns

Do you want to reduce your yarn stash? Try some of these yo-yo projects. Needlepointers.com

 Geometric yo-yo cushion, patchwork crochet pattern

Geometric yo-yo cushion, patchwork crochet pattern

A classic and elegant cushion in two soft, earthy colors will be a fantastic addition to any room. Affiliate Link to Etsy

 Learn to Yo-Yo Crochet

Learn to Yo-Yo Crochet

Featuring step-by-step photo instructions for the patterns and the finished work, this collection features eight projects including fashion, home d├ęcor, and afghans. by Wendy Harbaugh - Paperback - Published 2010

 Yo Yo Sandals Pattern

Yo Yo Sandals Pattern

These sandals are created with connected crochet-circles. Affiliate Link to Etsy



 Yo Yo Scarf

Yo Yo Scarf

Make this beautiful, elegant crochet scarf in soft, natural colors with a violet accent, and you have an accessory you want to wear every day. Affiliate Link to Etsy

BABY Blanket Yo-Yo Puff Pattern

BABY Blanket Yo-Yo Puff Pattern

The Pattern Includes 9 pages of detailed instructions, including step by step photos, and diagram, explaining how to join the yo - yo puffs together into wonderful blanket. Affiliate Link to Etsy

Baby Yo-Yo Animals Crochet Pattern

Baby Yo-Yo Animals Crochet Pattern

Whether for package ties or for toys these yo-yo animals are so cute and so quick to make. Affiliate Link to Annies Catalog

Crochet Yo-Yo Pattern PDF

Making yo-yos with triple treble crochet stitch. Jayda In Stitches



Guide to Yo-Yo Crochet

Learn how to make yo-yo crochets and a free pattern for a yo-yo scarf. Yarnspirations

How to Crochet Yo-Yo

Instructions for making yo-yos are near end of this article. Sarah London at Wordpress

How to Crochet Yo-Yos

Learn how to crochet yo-yos with this video tutorial. YouTube

How to Make a Crochet Yo-Yo

A video tutorial on how to make a crochet yo-yo. YouTube



Yo-Yo Crochet

Learn how to make yo-yos and how to join them together. Crochet Spot

Yo-Yo General Instructions PDF

Directions on how to make yo-yo. Priscilla's Crochet

Yo-Yo Joining PDF

Net Stitch Yo-Yo Joining. Priscilla's Crochet

Yo-Yo Joining PDF

Flat Braid Yo-Yo Joining Priscilla's Crochet



Yo-Yo Puff

A step-by-step photo tutorial with written instructions. Beautiful Crochet Stuff

Yo-Yo Puff Motif

Crochet yo-yo puff is not difficult to make, as long as you know how to do chain, treble, treble decrease and triple treble. Craft Passion

Yo-Yo Puff Wide Brim Summer Hat

Free hat pattern for a girl using yo-yo puff motifs. Craft Passion

Yo-Yo Tutorial

How to crochet the yo-yo pattern DIY Everywhere



Yo-Yo- Joining PDF

Hexagon Yo-Yo Joining Priscilla's Crochet

Zig-Zag Yo-Yo Crochet Afghan

Create an afghan with this free yo-yo pattern.











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