It’s holiday crunch time! If you’re anything like me, you may or may not have left a significant portion of your holiday list to the last minute. Hey—I always plan to get it done, but it has a bad habit of sneaking up on me!
I love giving handmade gifts because it goes the extra mile and can be personalized for each person on my list. But DIY gifts can be time-consuming.
That’s why I've rounded up 20 of the easiest and cutest crochet patterns. These quick and easy crochet patterns are great because most of these patterns can conceivably be done within a day or two. That means you can spend less time gift hunting and more time breezing through that holiday list.
You’re going to love these crochet patterns designed by some of the best crochet designers on Etsy. These are some of the most popular crochet patterns on Etsy, so you’re guaranteed to find the perfect pattern for your next crochet project. I love them all!
There’s something perfect for everyone in this round-up from ponchos, scarves, and hats to blankets, bags and baskets.
Put some love into your gifts this year and whip up some handmade items that can be customized to each and every person whether they’re friends, family, or colleagues.
The best part? I can scrap my attack plan for dodging the heavy mall traffic and spend those hours cozied up on my couch crocheting away. Ahhh, doing my favorite hobby and crossing off gifts? That’s kind of the perfect way to spend the holidays, no?
Check out these amazing crochet patterns below!
Perfect for holiday gifting or to compliment your fall and winterwardrobes. This cozy chunky cabled crochet bag works up very quickly and can be made in two sizes.
Could this sweet little bear inspired hooded crochet poncho be any more adorable!
Via Mon Petit Violon
Perfect for all your odds and ends, here's a crochet pattern for a hanging basket as well as a table basket with two handles – 2 different styles!
Here's an elegant and sophisticated shawl crochet pattern that works well with casual and dressy occasions.
Via Ana D Designs
This crochet clutch pattern is simple, easy to make, and beautiful. This sweet evening clutch is fit for a bridal party and makes a beautiful summer evening bag.
Via Hot Knots
This gorgeous crochet blanket will be treasured by a new baby's family for years to come. Change up the color to suit any nursery decor.
Ciao Bella! Hello Beautiful! Cosmopolitan beret & crochet neck wrap has that Italian influence from the 60’s, yet current for today. Divertirsi! Enjoy!
Via Whimsy Woolies
This super snuggly chunky crochet scarf is giant and makes a beautiful handmade gift. Also, it works up so quickly, you can start it and finish it on the same day.
Have you been wanting to give fair isle crochet a try but didn't know where to start? Check out this fun and easy project, perfect for learning this new crochet skill.
Via Oros Handmade
What little boy or girl wouldn't want to own this cute sleepy crochet teddy bear in pajamas, night hat, and bunny slippers. Guaranteed to be a hit.
Via Kristi Tullis
Keep the world at your fingertips with this gorgeous pair of crochet fingerless gloves. Perfect for teens and adults alike, these gloves will keep your hands and arms warm while still being able to use your fingers for texting and answering your phone.
Via By Frenchie
The Bertie Crochet Beanie is an easy, texture-filled, size-adjustable hat! It's quick to work up and the perfect addition to your winter collection. After all, who doesn't love a good, textured, pom hat!?
Via Sticks & Stitches
Practice tapestry crochet to make the hippo print and form the bag. Then make the hippo's head that will work as a lid and adds the fun touch to the design.
Via Chabe Patterns
Here's a stylish and cozy crochet tee pattern perfect to compliment a pair of jeans and knee-high boots.
Beautiful in its simplicity, this retro baby blanket can be a great beginners crochet project. Traditional granny squares made in white and two shades of gray give this simple design stylish and sophisticated look.
There seems to be an abundance of hat patterns out there for ladies, but the perfect men's crochet hat pattern can be a little more difficult to find — until now. Here's a classic men's hat that's great for outdoor sports and makes a fantastic gift.
These adorable crochet booties are fun and stylish for boys and girls. They are easy to make and crochet up pretty quickly.
Via New Born Knots
This pattern is for ALL levels of crocheters and requires minimal experience. Better yet, it takes less than an hour to make one from start to finish.
Via Made By the Best
These chunky crochet slippers are so cozy! Once you put them on, you won't want to take these slippers off. This easy crochet project is super fun to make too!
Easy stitches and chunky yarn make a beautiful, thick and cozy blanket for your little one. Perfect baby shower gift or a lovely housewarming present.