Need to make some crochet Christmas gifts fast? Here’s a collection of 70 pattern ideas for quick and easy gifts. These items include everything from ornaments to accessories. Find free patterns for all of these projects on the designers’ blogs. Whip up some presents for special loved ones for the Christmas season.
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Each section below contains 10 different items for a total of 70 gift ideas.
- 1 Christmas Ornaments
- 2 Christmas Table and Kitchen Decor
- 3 Stockings
- 4 Scarves and Cowls
- 5 Gift Bags, Wine Cozies, Treat Bags, and Gift Card Holders
- 6 Hats
- 7 Christmas Home Decorations
Help someone adorn their tree with the gift of a crocheted Christmas ornament. These are perfect stash-busting projects. Each ornament only takes a small amount of yarn.
Vintage Vibe Christmas Ornament
This gorgeous scrap-buster of an ornament is perfect for using up your leftover bits of worsted weight cotton yarn. Grab some scraps and make a little piece of vintage vibe delight to gift to someone special for their tree.
Ugly Christmas Sweater Ornament
These clever little sweater ornaments would be a great addition to any tree.
Crochet Gnome Ornament
Embellish these charming gnomes with embroidery or little bits of greenery.
Crochet Winter Ornaments
These two designs are in a Let It Snow Theme! There's a snowman catching snowflakes and a Christmas tree design too.
This simple pattern is ready for your creative touches as you embellish with embroidery threads or beads.
Santa Belt Christmas Ornament
This quick ornament is great for using your scrap yarn. Stuff it with polyfill for a soft Christmas ball that won't break - perfect for families with pets!
Sweet Angel Ornament
These angels are simple and easy to make. Use them to decorate a tree or add them to gifts as a decorative touch. You can make several in an hour.
Polar Bear Crochet Tree Ornament
This pattern is quick and easy. Plus the faux fur yarn can hide any mistakes!
Heart Gnome Ornament
The hat, beard, and body of this gnome are all made in heart shapes - making this a gift full of love!
The Velvet Bauble Ornament is a great project for using up leftover velvet yarn from some of your other Christmas makes.
Christmas Table and Kitchen Decor
These Christmas table and kitchen decor gifts are sure to be a hit. Make a gorgeous hand-crocheted gift to brighten someone’s table and kitchen.
Free Christmas Tree Coaster Crochet Pattern
These Christmas tree coasters are a great way to use up your scraps and make something beautiful to decorate for the holiday season! The pattern calls for small counts of worsted weight yarn in greens and browns plus a neutral color like cream for the background color.
Merry Jingle Coaster
These holiday coasters would be a great accent for your table. Or, put them out around the house for the Christmas season.
Illusion Santa Hat Washcloth
This cool washcloth uses a technique called shadow or illusion crochet. Nicki has a link to a video tutorial on how to do the technique. There's also a helpful chart that shows you just where to make the stitches.
Crochet Reindeer Potholder
Use dk weight cotton to make this reindeer potholder. The potholder uses two layers of crochet circles (one with the decoration) to make it thick.
Crochet Gingerbread Man Potholder
Pair the Reindeer Potholder with this Gingerbread Man potholder for a gift set. Both patterns use dk weight cotton yarn and come to the same size.
Holiday Tree Hot Pad
This intermediate pattern makes a lovely Christmas tree potholder. Use worsted weight cotton yarn.
Christmas Tree Potholder
For another take on a Christmas tree potholder try this tapestry crochet design that looks great on both sides.
Christmas Towel Topper
Use this clever pattern to add a crochet Christmas tree to dish towels. Then hang them up easy-peasy!
Crochet Gnome Towel Topper
I just love all the gnome designs for Christmas. This towel topper is a great way to add a gnome-y touch to kitchen decor!
Crochet Tree Towel Topper
Play around with decorating these Christmas tree towel toppers for a kitchen gift!
Ombre Holiday Crochet Table Runner
Inspired by quilted table runners, this modern design uses ombre yarn so the stripes change gradually in color. The pattern includes instructions for placemats too!
A single stocking could double as a beautiful gift bag. Or make a set as a beautiful gift for someone special.
Fireside Cottage Stocking
This beautiful stocking takes a modern twist on a classical look. It calls for worsted weight yarn.
Luxe Boho Christmas Stocking
These gorgeous stockings have a tassel edging that give them a luxe boho feel.
Diamonds & Fur Christmas Stocking
This classic stocking has an heirloom look. The faux fur yarn adds a great accent for the cuff.
Fireside Christmas Stocking
This jumbo stocking would make such a fun gift. It uses super bulky yarn.
Eternal Dawn Stocking
This stocking has a subtle texture that would look beautiful on a mantle. It's worked in the round starting with the toe and uses worsted weight yarn.
Classic Christmas Stocking
This classic stocking uses bulky yarn for a quick make. The faux fur yarn for the cuff makes it extra fun.
Faux Fur Suzette Stocking
This fun stocking uses the suzette stitch for its cozy texture. It uses worsted weight smooth yarn for the body and faux fur for the snuggly cuff.
Let's not forget the pets! This cute stocking is perfect for your four-legged friends.
Mini Crochet Christmas Stocking
This super cute mini stocking can be used so many ways. Hang it on a tree as a decoration. Sting them together for a garland or hang them on a fireplace too!
Buffalo Plaid Christmas Stocking
These stockings feature a lovely buffalo plaid pattern. They use worsted weight yarn.
Scarves and Cowls
Scarves and cowls are such great Christmas gifts! They are perfect for the Winter season. Plus, they work up fast! Choose your recipient’s favorite colors and make a lovely accessory to complement their outfits.
Berry Red Cowl
This stylish cowl is a fast pattern that only uses a partial skein of super bulky yarn. You could make several of these in a weekend to give as gifts.
For some reason, velvet yarn makes me think of Christmas gifts. It must be something to do with the luxurious and soft feel of the velvet yarn. The Velvet Scarf uses deep ribbing to make a super snuggly scarf.
Jolie Chunky Button Scarf
This gorgeous scarf/cowl works up super fast in super bulky yarn like Lion Brand Hometown USA. Use coconut buttons to make this a scarf that you can also button up and wear as a cowl. What a fun Christmas gift!
This cowl would be a perfect gift for someone who needs a snuggly warm winter layer. This squishy cowl works up fast in super bulky yarn for a last-minute gift that won't take you forever to make.
Chunky Crochet Cowl
This cowl is a great stashbuster! Hold several yarns together to make the cowl which also has an interesting cross-over construction. There's a video tutorial to show you how to work the cross-over portion of the cowl.
Men's Crochet Bandana Ribbed Scarf
I'm excited to include some scarves for men in this round-up post. This pattern uses a variation on the half double crochet stitch to get the great ribbed look for this scarf.
Alpine Stitch Scarf
This beautiful scarf uses the alpine stitch. You can make it in three different lengths. Try it in Lion Brand Heartland like in the sample for a cool marled effect.
Men's Knit-Look Scarf
This pattern has a wonderful knit-look. Mix it up by varying the colors of worsted weight yarn that you choose.
With just 325 yards of dk weight yarn, you can whip up one of these lace scarves. Use a special skein like in the sample or pick holiday colors or favorite colors for your project.
Gifts Bags, Wine Cozies, Treat Bags, and Gift Card Holders
Who wouldn’t love receiving their present in a hand-crocheted bag, cozy or holder? Use one of these patterns to make your present extra special. Plus, these are all resusuable!
Velvet Gift Bag
This pattern is a great way to make a resuable and luxurious gift bag from leftover velvet yarn. The bag only uses 100 yards of a worsted weight velvet yarn.
Gracie Gift Bag
This beautiful bag is perfect for giving someone a special present. This is a great project for your leftover skeins of worsted weight yarn. One bag uses 60 yards.
Crochet Snowman Wine Cozy
Oh my gosh, isn't this the cutest? This quick wine cozy will be sure to please when presenting a holiday gift at a party or other event.
Little Bow Gift Bag
This is a great pattern for your scrap yarn! Use your leftover skeins to make these little bags that are perfect for holding gift cards, small gifts, or treats.
Gift Card Stockings
Get creative and use these tiny stockings to hold an extra special gift card present. There are actually four different pattern options!
Christmas Gift Card Holder Ornament
Use small amounts of worsted weight yarn to make these tiny sweaters that double as gift card holders.
Santa Sack Pattern
This mini pouches look like tiny santa sacks. Use them for small gifts or to hold stocking stuffers.
Christmas Candy Treat Bags
These delightful bags are perfect for holding candy treats or gift cards. They work up quick in worsted weight yarn.
Poinsettia Wine Cozy
This classy wine cozy would be perfect for presenting a hostess gift at a holiday party. The cozy is easy to make in a solid color. The beautiful poinsettia is crocheted separately and sewed on.
Snowman Treat Bag
Make a snowman face or snowman belly with this treat bag pattern. It's the right size for small treats or to hold a gift card too!
Hats can be quick makes that are prefect for gifts. Pick holiday colors or make a Christmas-themed hats this year.
Squishy Adult Hat
This top-down hat may stretch your skills a bit as you work front post double crochet stitches alternating with double crochet stitches in the round. The result is a squishy warm hat that looks great in red and green for a snuggly Christmas gift.
Christmas Trees Hat
This warm hat works up quickly in bulky yarn. This pattern comes in seven sizes from twelve months to adult and uses worsted weight yarn. The construciton is quick and easy - the hat is worked flat and then seamed at the end.
Oh, Bobble Tree Beanie
This super-cute pattern works up quickly in worsted weight yarn. Find the free pattern for the youth (ages 5-12) size on Made with a Twist's blog. You can also purchase a premium pattern that includes sizes from infant through adult.
Christmas Gift Beanie
The beautiful beanie sports a bow. It uses worsted weight yarn and would be a festive Christmas gift.
My Christmas Hat
This cheerful hat is perfect for adding a touch of holiday cheer. Like the Christmas Trees Hat, it also comes in seven sizes and is worked flat and then seamed. Why not make both for a pair of festive holiday gifts?
Santa Suit Sack Hat
This hat is easy to make and comes in 10 sizes! Make a bunch for a matching gift set for a family or group of friends.
Light Me Up Christmas Tree Hat
This is a great Christmas party hat. Customize it by adding your own small decorations, fairy lights, or colors for the garland.
The Elf-Help Family Hat
Written for chunky yarn, this easy hat works up super fast.
Christmas Pudding Hat
This pattern comes in ten sizes from newborn to adult XL so you can make hats for everyone on your list!
Christmas Tree Hat Scarf
This hat is long enough to wear as a scarf! Decorate it with your favorite colors for the ornaments.
Christmas Home Decorations
Use these festive patterns to make something special for the home. These make lovely gifts to help friends and family decorate for the holiday season.
Easy Crochet Christmas Blanket
This winter, give the gift of warmth to your family or friends with the Easy Crochet Christmas Blanket! This free pattern is perfect for beginners and more advanced crocheters too! With a combination of basic stitches, you can make a cozy blanket that will be cherished for years to come. Get ready to snuggle up in style and make a statement with this beautiful crochet blanket!
Crochet Snowman Pattern
Wouldn't this little guy be a sweet gift for someone special? This is also a good introduction to amigurumi because there are only two large pieces to attach - the body and the head.
Crochet Snow Globe Amigurumi
This pretty snow globe incorporates winter-themed craft buttons.
Christmas Bunting Pattern
Make this bunting with as many letters and words as you like!
Itty Bitty Kitty
This Itty Bitty Kitty sports a mini Christmas hat. Use small amounts of DK weight yarn to make this decoration.
Snowflake Wall Hanging
These easy snowflakes are only four rounds and use dk weight yarn. You can even keep this wall hanging up beyond the Christmas season for a continuing Winter decor.
Country Winter Wreath
This classic wreath is beginner-friendly. Customize it by adding your favorite decorations like baubles or extra lights.
The base of this gnome uses a super bulky weight fur yarn which makes Gnorman quick to make. The hat includes some fun details like a cork-screw curl at the top and some lumpy and bumpy spots.
Crochet Christmas Tree
This beginner-friendly pattern uses bulky yarn. It's perfect for a last minute gift. Decorate them with buttons, bows or embroidery.
Christmas Crochet Gnome Pattern
These gnomes are easy to make and customize with the colors of your choice. Make a pair or more to decorate this season!
Gingerbread House Tissue Box Cover
This is an adorable take on a crochet staple - the tissue box cover. Get creative and decorate it to your taste!