The question may be raised as to why anyone would want to spend the time and effort to crochet coat hanger covers. After all, most often no one will ever view them except those living in your home, but these are a very useful item in general terms. Crochet coat hanger covers actually protect fine clothing (and that not so fine) from snagging on wooden, plastic and metal hangers. Additionally they can turn a drab space such as a closet into an attractive storage area without the need to redecorate. Finally, easy free patterns for crochet coat hanger covers can be quite the conversation piece when company arrives and a guest's coat, jacket or sweater gets the royal treatment in an uncommon manner.