Crochet Gift Ideas
Do you some last minute gift ideas so you can crochet handmade gifts for your friends and family? One of my favorite parts of being a crocheter is making handmade gifts from the heart! But sometimes it’s hard to find the right pattern or idea of what to make for everyone on your list. If you’re in need of some inspiration, you are in luck! I have put together a list of ALL of my FREE crochet patterns so you can easily find the pattern you need for the perfect gift!
Whether you got a last minute holiday gathering attendee or you’re working ahead for next year, you will find plenty of inspiration and patterns here! This post is full of fantastic giftable crochet patterns to make any time of year for any occasion! So grab your hooks and let’s find a pattern to crochet!
Handmade gifts are such a wonderful way to create the perfect gift for each unique individual! Gifts that you crochet with your own two hands really show how much you care, that you would use your time and your talents to create something special for the ones you love! You have the knowledge and talent to crochet handmade gifts, and it’s incredible that you want to share your gift with others through crochet and handmade gifts. All you need is the perfect pattern, so read on to find your next gift idea!
Nordic Snowfall Afghan Square
The Nordic Snowfall Afghan Square is one of 12 Afghan Squares designed to create a beautiful heirloom blanket! Each square is created using a unique design from different crochet designers, all using Worsted Weight Yarn and hdc C2C construction. Find the free pattern chart HERE!
Hexagon Motif Wall Hanging
The Hexagon Motif Wall Hanging was our super fun Mystery Crochet Along from September, 2021! This pattern is quick to make using a simple hexagon motif and a fun joining method. You can use these motifs to create anything you like, and customize this pattern easily using your fave home decor colors. Find the free pattern HERE!
Sweet Stars Bonding Squares
Bonding squares are small crochet/knit squares made in pairs, to help a mother and her premature baby with bonding during physical separation. The squares are quick to make and make a wonderful gift or donation to a local family or NICU. Read more about bonding squares and find the free pattern HERE!
Sweet Stripes Market Tote Bag
This is my most popular pattern to date, and our first crochet along from July 2021! This fun bag comes in 3 sizes and 2 handle lengths, and is easy and fun to crochet using my signature Sweet Stripes Stitch! The Medium size is free on the blog, or get the premium PDF for all 3 sizes! Find the free pattern HERE!
Calliope Crossbody Boho Bag
She’s a beauty and she knows it… but can you blame her? 😉 This is the bag that will have people stunned that you actually made it yourself. Not a quick project, but well worth the efforts! This bag uses a sturdy stitch so you truly do not need a liner, and looks amazing in a set of coordinating colors or in a single hue – the choice is yours! Find the free pattern HERE!
Sweet Stripes Plant Rugs
Need to make a gift for a crazy plant lady? Or maybe like me, you are one yourself? Either way – the Sweet Stripes Plant Rugs are the perfect way to spoil your plant babies and their owner too! 3 sizes to choose from so you can create the perfect size plant coaster. These are perfect for jazzing up your kitchen table, end table, window sill, or use the Mini as a mug rug! The possibilities are endless! Find the free pattern HERE!
Newborn Leprechaun Hat
I designed this hat for a friend’s precious March baby, and it did NOT disappoint! This adorable hat makes an amazing photo prop, but you can also use it for home decor too! I’ve got mine on a mazon jar, and I cut a small circle of cardboard to keep the top flat, but you can also just add a bit of polyfil or a skein of yarn too! We KNOW you have one or eighty of those lying around… 😜 Find the free pattern HERE!
Sweet Stripes Friendship Square
The Sweet Stripes Friendship Square is part of an epic collaborative blanket pattern! This quick and simple blanket square (which also makes a fab dish cloth btw!) is on of over 40 squares designed to create a beautiful blanket with squares all created by different designers, with truly beautiful and cozy results! Find the free pattern HERE!
Cup of Love Coffee Cozy
This coffee, or tea, or hot cocoa cozy is the answer to your last minute gift quandries! This beauty is quick to whip up, and has a surprise! The heart appliqué doubles as a pocket to hold a gift card, cash card, love note, or anything you like! Last minute gifting and a handmade gift? CHECK! ✅ Find the free pattern HERE!
I just love a quick gift, don’t you? The Gourd-geous Pumpkins are quick and simple to make, so you can make last minute decor or gifts with ease! With 3 sizes to choose from and instructions for stitching in shape, and adding embellishments, you can create a whole patch full of adorable pumkins with this pattern! Find the free pattern HERE!
Sweet Stripes Wine Glass Cozy
Need a quick gift, that anyone can use? If so, you’re going to love the Sweet Stripes Wine Glass Cozy, which is also a perfect jar cozy too! It’s quick to make, and perfect for last minute gifts! 2 glass sizes and the option to add or leave off the fur trim make for a fun festive or year round gift! Find the free pattern HERE!
Sweet Stripes Freeze Pop Holders
Do your kids practically live off of ice pops in the summer, or is that just mine? Say goodbye to frozen fingers and napkins strewn across the yard! These cute and fun freeze pop sleeves are super quick to make and easy to customize with your choice of flower, watermelon or sunglasses appliqués! Find the free pattern HERE!
Sweet Stripes Sunglasses Case
Looking for a gift for someone that’s hard to shop and make for? A glasses case is both practical and easy to customize! This case comes with the option to add a protective liner or make a quick single layer case! They work perfectly for glasses and sunglasses, so they make a great gift for anyone on your list! Find the free pattern HERE!
Sweet Stripes Coasters
These Sweet Stripes Coasters work up so quickly, you will have a whole stack made in no time flat! They make great gifts in sets of 4 or 6, and you can tie them together with some twine or ribbon for an extra special presentation! They are easy to customize too, with 3 different edges, and they are also an adorable way to display small plants too! Find the free pattern HERE!
Flora Dish Cloths
We don’t use anything but crochet dish cloths in my house! I love using them and they’re so much nicer than store cloths. With these I created an option fro round and square cloths, and added some puff stitches to give a little extra scrubbing power! They work up quickly and make really nice gifts! Find the free pattern HERE!
FUN Freeze Pop Holders
The original Freeze Pop Holder pattern is truly fun to use and make! This pattern includes a simple sleeve and 6 embellishments – Shark, Mermaid, Fish, Giraffe, Dinosaur, and Unicorn! Make freeze pops even more fun to eat, and keep those fingers safe from cold too! Find the free pattern HERE!
Sweet Stripes Coffee Cozy
Coffee, coffee, coffee! Make a gift for your favorite coffee (or tea) lover – the Sweet Stripes Coffee Cozy! Customize it just for them with their favorite color and make a mug wrap for those who drink coffee and home and a to go cup sleeve for those who drink joe on the go… (oops a pun snuck in there 😂) bad jokes aside… Find the free pattern HERE!
Cast Iron Pot Holders
Do you know someone who loves to cook with cast iron pans? Then this is the perfect gift for them! Forget those loose store bought pan handle covers, these handle covers can be made in 2 sizes, using doubled yarn for extra thickness! They work up quickly so you can gift a whole set! Make the matching pot holders for anyone – the double thick bobbles make them super effective. Find the free pattern HERE!
DC Dice Bag and Tray
Where are my fellow geeks at? I’m looking at you if you love board games, dice games, role play games, and I’ve got a fab and easy pattern for you! The DC Dice Bag cinches up to hold your dice and opens flat to serve as an edged rolling surface too! 2 sizes for large and small collections. Never go chasing after those rolling dice agian! Find the free pattern HERE!
Donut Dish Cloths
Did you ever wish that doing the dishes was a little more fun? If you didn’t can I ask why not?? 🤣 Either way, they are about to get more fun – when you make yourself or a friend a set of Donut Dish Cloths! This is a quick and easy pattern, you can customize it with your fave toppings, and I’ll show you how to emboider sprinkles and surface crochet icing drizzle! Sound like fun? Find the free pattern HERE!
April Showers Dish Cloths
If you like your dish cloths more on the pretty side, and a little less on the donut side then never fear, I’ve got you covered too! The April Showers Dish Cloths pattern has both a round – sun version, and square – cloud version. Make them in your favorite April colors, or your favorite colros period! These are quick and fun to make, and definitely improve any cleaning experience in my opinion! Find the free pattern HERE!
Tiny Bunny Amigurumi
Need a cute and fun pattern for your little one’s Easter Basket or a quick gift for a spring birthday? Then you will love my Tiny Bunny Amigurumi Pattern! This is a quick and easy pattern, perfect for learning amigurumi techniques and practicing your skills! Find the free pattern HERE!
Easter Toy Tote
This is the original pattern that was my inspiration for the DC Dice Bag! I created this toy tote as a way for my toddler to carry his toys on the go – and have an easy place to play and clean up afterward! Like the DC Dice bag this pattern cinches up to hold the toys and opens flat as a play surface. The tote is a larger version of the dice bag, and can hold quite a lot. Find the free pattern HERE!
Sweet Stripes Circle Scarf
The Sweet Stripes Pattern that started it all. This fun and cozy circle scarf has lots of options and is quick to make! You will find child and adult sizing, as well as a short neck warmer and longer infinity scarf length so you can make the perfect scarf for yourself or your loved one! Find the free pattern HERE!
Whether you’re taco obsessed or you’re making in for a friend, you’re going to love this fun and easy Taco Keychain Pattern! The pattern is simple and made by creating rounds and half rounds of all your favve taco toppings! Perfect as a gift for a new driver or a taco lover! Would make a fun tree ornament too! Find the free pattern HERE!
Unicorn Coffee Cozy
Have you ever wished you could have a unicorn and a coffee? Well now you can! The Unicorn Coffee Cozy is a great introduction to colorwork with tapestry crochet, and includes a video tutorial to help you with the color changes! Customize your unicorn in your fave colors and enjoy the most magical coffee in the shop! Find the free pattern HERE!
Stemless Wine Glass Cozy
Wrap your fave stemless wine glass in style with this cute Stemless Wine Glass Cozy! The pattern works up quickly and offers several color pattern ideas so you can really make this your own. Makes an amazing gift for your fave wine lover too! Find the free pattern HERE!
Tiny Dinosaur Amigurumi
If you love dinosaurs, then you are going to fall in love with the adorable Tiny Dinosaur Amigurumi! The pattern is simple and makes an easy introduction to making amigurumis. This pattern is quick to make and creates an adorable little dino for your desk, shelf, or to share with your favorite small paleontologist! Find the free pattern HERE!
❤️ I hope you enjoyed this list of Free Crochet Patterns! Thanks so much for reading! Did you find a couple of patterns you want to make! So many of them make excellent gifts! I’d love to hear which patterns you’re planning to make for your loved ones!
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