It was the Monday before Christmas, with yarn all around the house,
No one would bother the maker, not even a mouse.
Because much to her joy, and slight despair,
Surprise! Your brother is bringing his girlfriend there!My version of a visit from st. nicholas
Hey, lovelies! Do you like my poem?
I KNOW I can’t be the only one that has procrastinated making gifts before, or the only one to panic when you hear someone unexpected is going to show up to your holiday gathering. Now, you could always get that last-minute guest a gift card or something quick from Target, but if you’re like me you have a reputation to uphold. You’re known as the crafty girl, and your gift must be meaningful and handmade.
Lucky for you, I’m here with a last-minute round-up for some last-minute crochet patterns that you can whip up and give on a moment’s notice.
Some of these patterns are paid, and some are free to use! These talented makers are my favorite to follow and crochet from. Of course all of the beautiful pictures in this post is their original work!
This is an original pattern from me. This is an item that I can’t keep in stock at the local boutique I sell my items at. They sell as soon as they hit the shelf! In fact, I feel a little guilty spending the time writing this blog post, instead of making them to sell. These use worsted weight cotton yarn and work up super fast! You can find the pattern on my Etsy here.
Got some cotton leftover from the Granny Mug Rugs? Tada! Beautiful keychain. I’m not going to lie, Christina Ann Studios is one of my favorite pattern designers! I met her by sheer coincidence at a maker’s market last year and fell in love with her designs! Click here for this pattern.
How can I talk about her patterns without sharing the Wintertide Ornament? I made these last year for my coworkers and they loved them! Seriously, y’all! These work up so quick and just are absolutely beautiful. Find the pattern here!
4. Aspen Beanie
I know sometimes I really want to gift someone a hat, but don’t have time to sit down with my usual patterns. Enter this beautiful Aspen Beanie by Chrysta at Threadiful. Get that super bulky yarn on your hook and have this beauty done in 1 hour! Find the FREE pattern here!
If you guys haven’t checked out Sarah at A Plush Pineapple, don’t walk, RUN! These boot cuffs are perfect for beginners and aaaaaall that worsted weight yarn you have laying around. Get this FREE pattern here!
6. Ashby Cowl
This Ashby Cowl is perfect for your friends that are having a mild winter, and it’s absolutely beautiful! Meghan from Meghan Makes Do is probably the cutest model for her design. Find the FREE pattern here and her beautifully designed PDF pattern here!
This pattern is a Godsend to me! I have so much of this Srubology yarn from Hobby Lobby sitting around that is perfect for this scrubby! I can EASILY imagine giving this to a friend, paired with a bar of soap from a local artist. I know I would be absolutely tickled to get something like this. Find this FREE pattern here!
8. Brighton Bow
I never thought that crochet would look good as a hair accessory and then boom. Scrunchies made a comeback. What’s just as cute, IF NOT CUTER, is lightweight crochet bows. Check out this quick and easy bow pattern that uses #3 size yarn and drapes beautifully. FREE pattern here!
Ummm how cute are these scrubbies and the author from Sweet Softies! I would think these would be perfect to make as a set of two and three, and even pair with some face cleanser. Jade also made a video tutorial on how to use the scrubbies, which you can find here! Find the FREE pattern here, or better yet, a pattern bundle with even more designs here!
We all know an iced coffee fan in our lives (maybe it’s even you!). This fast working Tumbler Sleeve works up quickly and has beautiful texture! Throw it on a reusable Starbucks cup and make your ice coffee friends so happy! Find the pattern on Etsy here!
I know when my friends want something crocheted, they always ask for a headband. I’m not going to lie, these twisty headbands are super popular right now. I’ve heard people say they’re the new bun hats. My go-to for a quick project would be from Tender Warm Creations’ Toasty Twisty headband. Find the free pattern here!
If you’re like me, you compulsively hoard dish towels whenever you come across a beautiful one…which is all the time for me! (I need to stop going to Home Goods) FINALLY here is a quick and easy pattern to add a little spice to those kitchen towels to add a homemade twist to them. Find the pattern here!
Here it is. The scrunchy of my dreams. Perfect for that Feels Like Butta yarn lying around you haven’t committed a project to yet. Selina’s design lives up to its name: it is very feminine. It’s also easy to work up! Check out her FREE pattern here!
This pattern by Kristen is just *chef’s kiss* it’s another perfect gift if you have some cotton yarn lying around, and great for beginners! Find the pattern here!
15. Succulent Hanging Basket
This is for all my plant lovers! Alex from Boone Tavern, I’m looking at you. This pattern is great for scrap super bulky yarn. The FREE pattern is found here!
16. Hand Sanitizer
I saved this pattern for last because I just think it is one of the most perfect patterns that sums up 2020. It is adjustable to fit other sizes. Add in some yummy smelling hand sanitizer and it’s the perfect gift for anyone! Find the pattern here!
It is also notable that Anna from The Knotty Boss also designs beautiful printables that spruce up almost any gift you give. It’s well worth your investment to look and shop her designs here.
I hope this post was at least somewhat helpful!
I hope you have a very Merry Christmas!