12 Days of Crochet Gift Giving – Fun & Easy Holiday Gifts
The holidays are finally here which means it’s crunch time for making homemade gifts. There are a million options to choose from and I know that can be overwhelming. Which is why I’ve put together this convenient list of some of my favorite holiday gift ideas.
All of these projects are super easy to complete, and the patterns are fun to work too. Scroll through and find something that speaks to you creatively. Crochet should be fun afterall!
This beanie is really fun to crochet. You get to test your skills at the fair isle stitch. It’s a stitch that creates designs out of a contrasting color. Spoiler alert:it’s much easier than it looks. This particular pattern calls for a soft merino wool that’s easy to care for. It’s the perfect hat to test out a new skill and brighten up your winter.
The best thing about boot cuffs is that they’re interchangeable. It’s so easy to personalize your look with a pair of these. And they make super fast presents. You can work up several sets of these in a weekend, which is great for stocking stuffers or group gifts. The moss stitch creates a beautiful pattern which makes this set particularly special. But don’t worry. It’s an easy stitch to make.
This striped scarf is the perfect everyday accessory. It’s so versatile. It can be work around the neck or tied up in your hair. It’s effortlessly stylish, making it the perfect gift for your friends. It’s worked in a simple square pattern too which means this is minimal work for maximum payoff. You get to breeze through this pattern and end up with a beautiful luxury scarf. Sounds like something I’d want to unwrap Christmas morning!
This is a really fun scarf that uses Plymouth hot cake yarn. Hot cakes have color shifts in the yarn which creates for natural color changes throughout your project. This scarf is cozy and has a beautiful drape. Infinity scarves always make great gifts and this one is no exception!
This is the gift to make if you have a tween or teenager you’re creating for. The trendy fringe detail on this bag is modern and fun. It’s perfect for someone who loves to get dressed up. The pattern is made from a simple rectangle crocheted with 100% Pima cotton. It works up quickly and makes a really beautiful present for someone.
These mittens are a warm and practical gift. The pattern makes a really stylish pair of mittens that anyone would love. And they can be unisex if you add a few stitches here and there. They have a neutral base color with a bold pop on the tip of the mittens. Make these for your son in law or for your mother coming into town this holiday season.
If you know someone who loves their pet more than anything, consider making this sweet sweater as a gift for them. This little project takes no time at all and is really straightforward. (Not to mention adorable!) Dogs get cold in the winter and this little sweater will keep them cozy all night long. It’s the perfect last minute gift for a neighbor or best friend.
If you’re looking for a fun vintage flair, this is the perfect gift to make. It’s so versatile and it’s perfect for a mountain vacation or a trip to the ski slopes. Just pull your hair into a bun, put your hat on and you’re set. It’s made in a vibrant yellow merino wool yarn, perfect for brightening up any day. But you can make it in anyone’s favorite color.
This scarf is fun and colorful with a retro touch. It’s an amazing gift for your loved one who likes to have fun. The texture and stitch-work on this scarf is stylish and enhances any outfit. Pick up your hook and make a creative gift this season.
An amazing Christmas gift for a homemaker is this placemat set. It’s elegant and detailed (and fun to make!) Impress your guests with these intricate placemats or make them for someone else. They’re easier than they look and will last for years.
These dishcloths are the perfect gift for someone who loves color and a vintage charm. The pattern is charming and it gives you a change to practice crocheting granny squares. This project will fly by and you’ll want to make set after set. Luckily they’re really useful so everyone will love them.
Boot cuffs can dress up any pair of boots you have and they make for a fast present. The design is a breeze and you could even make multiple pairs in different colors for someone. This pair is really basic, perfect for someone who appreciates the subtle details. You can make these as stocking stuffers too since they’ll fit perfectly. Whatever you do, these are a perfect and useful present.
I hope this list has inspired you to make some creative holiday gifts this year. These are some of my all time favorite patterns and I truly believe anyone would be lucky to receive one of these presents. From colorful and fun to sophisticated and simple, these projects are easy and fast to make.