26 Free Knit and Crochet Tailgate Projects

Kids of all ages are returning to school. Fall sports are about to begin. Make enjoying all of these games and tailgates more comfortable with these free knit and crochet tailgate projects from Yarnspirations! Craft homemade pompoms in your team colors, wrap yourself in a blanket, keep a bottle cold in a cozy, and otherwise improve your day. Bonus: you can show your team spirit at the same time!

26 Free Tailgate Projects

What Are Knit and Crochet Tailgate Projects?

When we talk about knit and crochet tailgate projects, we’re really talking about anything that helps you celebrate fall sports. Obviously, football is the first sport that comes to mind for most people. However, you can tailgate for other sports as well. The point is not just the sport itself, but the celebration around the event. It’s the fun of sitting around with other people, gathering up your team spirit, enjoying the season together.

Therefore, knit and crochet tailgate patterns are anything that supports this time together. At the beginning of the season, it might still be warm out during games. Therefore you’ll want to look at knit and crochet tailgate projects that keep your cans of beer or soda cool. Later in the season, it gets chilly. Therefore, you’ll want blankets so that you can stay warm while you watch the game.

Furthermore, you might want to show your love of the game in your own home. For example, themed pillows and dishcloths help remind you of the season. In other words, you don’t have to make something specifically for a tailgate party to enjoy tailgate patterns.

Free Knit and Crochet Tailgate Projects

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Marly Bird

The One and Only, Marly

Marly is a knitwear and crochet designer (and yarn addict) that is here to help you learn how to knit and crochet in a way that's fun and approachable.

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