Crochet Gifts To Make For Friends and Family


With so many holidays and various occasions through the year, sometimes finding the time to create a handmade item can be hard. I’ve sorted through all my Sweet Bee Crochet Patterns and have compiled a list of 10 quick and fun crochet projects that would make unique and thoughtful gifts.

All the patterns included take either one skein or one hour to make and they’ve all gone through a pattern testing process. They’re easy to read in a clear, written format and many of them have helpful tutorials and photos included.

Find all the gift ideas below…

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One Skein Granny Rows Scarf (Free) | (Etsy) (Ravelry)

The One Skein Granny Rows Scarf is made with one cake of Lion Brand Mandala and a 5mm crochet hook. You’ll create a beautifully granny inspired scarf that has a fun and simple stitch repetition. That makes it easy to work on while watching your favourite shows and movies. You can keep it as a scarf or stitch the ends together to make an extra long and cozy infinity scarf!

Lovely Lemon Neck Warmer (Free) | (Etsy) (Ravelry)

This gorgeous neck warmer is crocheted using less than one cake of Lion Brand Ferris Wheel yarn. A simple lemon peel stitch is used throughout the pattern to create an eye catching texture. If the lemon peel stitch is new to you or you need a refresher, a tutorial is included within the pattern.

Colourway Stripes Basket (Free) | (Etsy) (Ravelry)

One braid of Caron x Pantone yarn is all you need for this beautiful basket! It’s double lined which is great for adding stability and the herringbone half double crochet stitch provides some appealing stitch definition. Pair this basket with some travel sized lotions and a washcloth for a cute spa set or make a few baskets to gift for desk and table organization.

Suzette Hook Pouch (Free) | (Etsy) (Ravelry)

The Suzette Hook Pouch is a practical gift idea with many uses! Store crochet hooks, pencils, sunglasses, you name it! Whip up a few using your favourite worsted weight yarn using the suzette stitch. These patterns can be made quickly and look so pretty!

Bobble Pop Plant Cozy (Free) | (Etsy) (Ravelry)

Crochet a fun and exciting plant post cozy for your plant loving friends and family! This pattern uses one braid of Caron x Pantone yarn and is so much fun to make with the bobble stitch. Between the colour, texture and stitch definition, this is definitely a great gift that will be sure to pop out on a shelf or table.

Sweet Suzy Washcloth (Free) | (Etsy) (Ravelry)

The Sweet Suzy Washcloth is made with (you guessed it), the suzette stitch! This washcloth works up quickly using worsted weight cotton yarn. The stitch combination within the pattern creates a lovely effect that looks quite pretty in any solid shade. If you have some extra cotton yarn and a bit more time, there is a companion hand towel too!

Bobble Edge Dish Mat (Free) | (Etsy) (Ravelry)

The Bobble Edge Dish Mat is a great gift idea that’s practical and functional. Great as a house warming gift or thank you gift for a party hose. You’ll need Caron Cotton Cakes and a 4mm hook to crochet this helpful item. Caron Cotton Cakes changes colour on its own so there’s no need switch up your yarn which is always a bonus!

Easy Herringbone Cozy (Free) | (Etsy) (Ravelry)

Crochet a super handy travel cup cozy with less than 30 yards of Bernat Maker Home Dec yarn. This pattern works up very quickly which makes it ideal for group gifts when you need to make a few! You can crochet a whole bunch of coffee cozies from one skein. Teachers, co-workers and neighbours would certainly love this handy gift! It’s easy to clean too!

Sweet Summer Bracelet Bundle | (Etsy) (Ravelry)

This bundle comes with three different patterns to make quick and easy bracelets using Scheepjes Catona yarn and a 3.5mm hook. They are easily adjustable in size with a simple row repeat and look beautiful mixed and match in a variety of colours. This bundle is only available on Etsy and Ravelry.

Bobble Ridge Neck Warmer (Free) | (Etsy) (Ravelry)

Beautiful colours and texture create a beautiful finished wearable in the Bobble Edge Neck Warmer. Use your favourite colourway in the Red Heart Super Saver Ombre line to create this cozy and stylish project. The bobble stitches are so much fun to make and look so pretty with the colour transitions throughout the pattern. You’ll even have some yarn left over because it takes less than one skein to make!

I hope you found some gift ideas to crochet! Don’t forget to pin this page to your favourite crochet Pinterest board to share with others! For more creative ideas, be sure to check out the Free Pattern section of my blog. Printer friendly, ad-free versions can be found in my Etsy and Ravelry shops. Happy crocheting!

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