12 Days of Crochet Holiday Gift Giving Ideas
When the holidays roll around, it’s easy to get busy making travel plans and planning a menu. This isn’t even taking into consideration the tedious job of making gift lists for everyone you know. What is the perfect gift for your mother in law? And what about your 5 nieces and nephews? And you can’t forget the mailman who has delivered your mail for the past 8 years. He deserves a little treat, too.
These are the kind of everyday holiday struggles we all face. Which is why I’ve put together this list amongst others to make things as easy as possible. There are lots of fun and creative gift ideas for everyone in your life. Hopefully, it will make this season a little bit easier on you.
Messy bun hats are incredibly trendy right now. They make great gifts for the younger people in your life who are constantly on the go. They also would be great for a teacher who has to head to work early all winter long. This little hat will keep them warm on the way there and keep their hair looking nice for their classes. It’s a basic pattern that won’t give you any hassle and your loved ones will be grateful to have a stylish and practical gift.
This hat is similar to the messy bun hat above. It’s a great option for people who wear their hair up a lot. One of the nice things about this version is the decorative stitching. It looks really intricate and complex, but this is a totally beginner friendly pattern.
This is a two in one gift. Every winter I end up forgetting my gloves and freezing my hands off. But this trendy scarf has two little pockets stitched in, doubling as a pair of gloves. You can easily alter the length of this scarf depending on the person’s height or how many times you want it to be wrapped around. It’s cozy and useful. A perfect holiday gift that’s different from the rest.
Have you ever wanted to leave your house wrapped up in a cozy blanket? Well, this is closest you can get to that and still look like a stylish, functional member of society. This wrap has a stylish tie around the waist. And it drapes beautifully over the shoulders. This makes an ideal first garment for crocheters because it’s so simple to create and look beautiful. Give it a try for your loved ones this season.
This wrap takes a little more time but is really easy to work. It uses a lightweight yarn that adds beautiful stitch definition and the design is really insulating. This is a great present for someone who appreciates good quality items, and spends a lot of time in color weather. This beautiful wrap looks great styled multiple ways. Whoever gets this special gift is lucky to know you.
You’re always in need of new bags. They go with everything and carry all the essentials. This cute crossbody bag is a perfect small scale gift that anyone would love. If you know someone who travels a lot or is always on the go, try making them this simple but stylish bag. They’ll be sure to carry it everywhere.
This is a casual, cool kind of style that anyone can pull off. Make this for your grandkids who won’t wear a hat if it messes with their hair. This is a super easy project and you can make a bunch in a short time. Messy bun hats look great on everyone and they’re so useful. You could even teach your grandkids to make their own. But for now, just put one under the Christmas tree for later.
This is a great gift for the trendsetter in your group. Someone who appreciates fine silhouettes and quality fabric. They’ll be so impressed you made this top and they’ll be honored they know someone as loving as you. This is a boxy design with a little peplum around the bottom. It’s timeless and comfortable.
If you’re looking for a detailed and beautiful gift for your well travelled friend, this shawl is perfect. The shades mimic the rich hues of wine and the stitch work is delicate and impressive. It can be worn multiple ways which makes it the perfect versatile piece to wear every season.
If you’re looking for a quick and detailed crochet, this triangle shawl is a good option. It works up really fast and looks gorgeous. It’s worked in an open stitch pattern and can be worn a multitude of ways. It’s the perfect gift to wear to the opera or on a relaxing walk along the seashore. Anyone would be lucky to pull this from beneath the tree this Christmas.
If you know someone who has been looking to downsize, make them this color pop clutch. This clutch is the perfect size to carry all your essentials and nothing more. No more lugging around unnecessary items day in and day out. This little clutch works up fast and would make a great gift for your daughter in law or niece.
Everyone needs a basic cowl that goes with everything. It’s a wardrobe staple. This two toned cowl is a perfect secret santa gift if you don’t know the person that well. Everyone can use this scarf. It’s practical and stylish. Make a bunch of these for a group of friends in different colors. It’s an easy project that suits everyone’s tastes.
Hopefully this list has provided you with some gift ideas for the loved ones in your life. The Holidays shouldn’t be stressful when it’s all about showing others how much you care. These cohesive ideas will allow you to make some quality presents in a short amount of time. Happy Holidays!