Crochet Americana-Themed Decorations in Red, White and Blue

Does your family ever host Fourth of July parties, picnics or barbecues for friends and neighbors to enjoy? If so, there are many considerations that go into the planning and hosting of such an event.

Of primary importance is the food; of course, you will want to have a bunch of delicious barbecue-ables on hand to tempt all your picnic guests, not to mention a variety of cold drinks and some luscious desserts. But since this is a crochet blog and not a food blog, we’ll skip any further discussion about the edibles, and focus on discussing the decorations instead.

If you would like to make crochet a part of your Fourth of July celebration, perhaps you’d enjoy crocheting any of these Americana-themed decorations in red, white and blue. They’ll make lovely accents to your party d├ęcor, and you’ll be able to use them every summer, for many years to come.


Fourth of July Wreath, Banners and Buntings

You Could Crochet This Red, White and Blue Banner to Decorate for the Fourth of July. This Free Crochet Pattern Is by Kara Gunza at Petals to Picots.

You Could Crochet This Red, White and Blue Banner to Decorate for the Fourth of July. This Free Crochet Pattern Is by Kara Gunza at Petals to Picots.


Crochet Wreath With an American Flag Theme -- The Perfect Party Decoration for Fourth of July! Pattern Design is by Kara Gunza at Petals to Picots.

Crochet Wreath With an American Flag Theme — The Perfect Party Decoration for Fourth of July! Pattern Design is by Kara Gunza at Petals to Picots.




Fourth of July Potholders and Kitchen Accessories

Red, White and Blue Kitchen Patterns for Fourth of July (or Any Time)

Red, White and Blue Kitchen Patterns for Fourth of July (or Any Time)

I think these red, white and blue potholders are ideal for summer time use, including but not limited to Fourth of July entertaining; they’re great for carrying hot food between the kitchen, the picnic table, and the barbecue area. You can also crochet dishcloths in red, white and blue as well; in the picture above, you can see that I tried crocheting this afghan stitch dishcloth in red, white and blue shades of yarn. While I like the original colorway better, this one is quite nice, and it’s well-suited for using on patriotic occasions.

Also pictured are these crocheted hearts, which aren’t just for Valentine’s Day; and this crochet potholder with angled stripes.

Want even more ideas? If so, be sure to check out these July 4th craft ideas at Freecrafts.info, and these free crochet patterns for Fourth of July at About.com.

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