Learn 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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20+ Free Crochet Yo-Yo Patterns

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

 Geometric yo-yo cushion, patchwork crochet pattern

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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

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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

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

 Yo Yo Scarf

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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

 Yo-Yo Cardigan Crochet Pattern

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With this pattern, you can crochet a colorful child's sweater with squares, stripes, and yo-yos. Affiliate Link to Interweave

BABY Blanket Yo-Yo Puff Pattern

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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

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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

Crochet Yo-Yo Video Tutorial

This video demonstrates how to make a crocheted yo-yo which can be joined to other yo-yos to make a variety of items. YouTube

How to Crochet Yo-Yo

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

Yo Yo Puff Tutorial

A tutorial on how to crochet yo yo puffs. Magic Owl Studios

Yo-Yo Afghans Instructions and Joining Techniques PDF

With this article learn how to crochet the basic yo-yo pattern and then how to join the yo-yos together using different joining techniques. Priscilla's Crochet

Yo-Yo Crochet

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

Yo-Yo Joining - Flat Braid Joining PDF

The flat braid yo-yo Joining method produces a textured, tighter joining. Learn this method here. Priscilla's Crochet

Yo-Yo Joining - Hexagon Yo-Yo Joining PDF

Use either the flat braid or net stitch joining to make hexagon motifs or a hexagon afghan. This joining method reminds me of the grandmother's flower garden quilt pattern but it's crocheted. Priscilla's Crochet

Yo-Yo Joining - Join as You Go

A simple tutorial on how to crochet yo-yos and join them as they are crocheted. Donna's Crochet Designs

Yo-Yo Joining - Net Stitch Joining PDF

Learn how to attach yo-yos together with net stitch joining method which produces a looser, lacier joining. Priscilla's Crochet

Yo-Yo Puff

A step-by-step photo tutorial with written instructions will show you how to make a yo-yo puff. 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 Step-by-Step Tutorial

This tutorial shows how to make yo-yo puffs which can be used for blankets, pillows, hot holders and other beautiful things. Beautiful Crochet Stuff

YoYo Puff 3D Motif

Learn how to crochet the classic Yo Yo Puff Macaron Motif and how to join them to make a blanket. Hooked by Robin

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