18 Quick and Easy Crochet Gift Ideas for Christmas

18 Quick and Easy Last Minute Crochet Gift Ideas

Hi guys! Christmas is only a couple of weeks away, so if you put off making Christmas gifts until the last minute (me!), don’t panic. I’ve compiled a list of 18 quick crochet gift ideas – all of which are free crochet patterns on the blog – that make great last minute gifts, so you don’t have to frantically search Pinterest, Facebook, or Instagram for inspiration.

Let’s dive in because we don’t have any time to waste!

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18 Quick and Easy Crochet Gift Ideas for Christmas and Holidays


Reusable Cotton Face Pads

Bernat Home Dec Yarn Face Pads Crochet

These reusable cotton face pads work up in under 10 minutes, and are great for washing your face or removing make-up. When they need a clean, simply throw them in the wash with your towels or sheets, and they’re as good as new.


Polka Dot Face Pads

Quick and Easy Last Minute Gift a Polka Dot Crochet Face Pad

The Polka Dot Face Pads are quick to make, functional, and super cute. They have a round of puff stitches to create some fun-polka dot texture. Crochet a set of these for your friends or family, and they’ll love them!


Simply Daisy Bookmark

Simply Daisy Crochet Bookmark - Free Star Stitch Crochet Pattern

Crochet bookmarks make a great gift for book lovers! They are quick to make, use less than 20 yards of cotton yarn, and they have a beautiful texture created by the star stitch.


Elizabeth Bennet Bookmark

Elizabeth Bennet Crochet Bookmark Free Pattern

Do you have someone on your list who loves lacy, delicate things? If so, the Elizabeth Bennet bookmark is the perfect gift. This bookmark uses less than 30 yards of cotton yarn, which makes it a great stash-buster or budget-friendly make!


Retro Velvet Circular Pillow

The Retro Velvet Circular Pillow is quick and easy to make – it uses a large hook, bulky weight yarn, and the double crochet stitch. It makes a great gift for teens or adults who love decorating their home with cozy pillows.


Simple Texture Pillow

Easy Crochet Pillow for Beginners with Rainbow Blanket

The Simple Texture Crochet Pillow is another quick make that uses the single crochet stitch, a large hook, and super-bulky weight yarn. This pillow cover is removable for washing, making it the perfect gift for people who have pets or kids. It’s so nice to rest your head on something cozy after a long day!


Witching Hour Triangle Scarf

The Witching Hour Triangle Scarf is perfect for anyone on your list because it goes with everything! With the simple pattern repeat and self-striping yarn, you can make this scarf in just a few hours.


Moss Stitch Scarf

In the Book Stacks Crochet Moss Stitch Scarf Pattern

If you are looking for a quick, easy and oh-so-cozy scarf to snuggle up in on cold days, then you’ll love the moss stitch scarf! To gift this scarf, simply customize the colours to suit the person’s style and preference.


Knit-Like Cowl & Infinity Scarf

If you love the look of knitted accessories, but you prefer to crochet, then the Knit-like Cowl and Infinity Scarf is for you! This scarf uses self-striping yarn and the half double crochet stitch, so it works up quickly! It makes a great gift for anyone on your list because it’s cozy and fashionable.


Snow Queen Scarf & Mittens Set

Next up is the Snow Queen Scarf & Mittens Set. This set makes a great budget-friendly gift for anyone on your list. The scarf and mittens are soft, fuzzy and full of texture, without being heavy.


Stargazer Coaster

Stargazer Coaster - Sunburst Crochet Coaster Design Free Pattern and Video Tutorial

Who doesn’t love a coaster? They are absorbent, functional, and cute to boot! Simply change up the colours to suit the person you are gifting them to, and voila: a personal and thoughtful gift!


Texture Swirl Coaster

Round Crochet Knit-Like Textured Coasters with Dishie Yarn

Beautiful and full of texture – what more could you want from a coaster? These Texture Swirl Coasters use the half double crochet to create a beautiful knit like texture, that looks good in any space!


Flower Power Coaster

Quick and Easy Hexagon Textured Crochet Cotton Coasters - Free Crochet Pattern

Add some beauty, warmth, and function to your loved one’s space with these Flower Power Coasters! Not only do these coasters work up quickly, but they use less than 35 yards of yarn, making them a great stash-buster project.


Ripple Effect Potholder

Magic Crochet Pot Holder using the Camel Stitch Beautiful Knit Like Texture

Potholders make great gifts because they are durable, functional, and you can customize them to suit anyone’s decor. The Ripple Effect Potholder has a knit-like texture that creates a beautiful design and a double thick protection for your hands and counters.


Serendipity Potholder

Easy Beginner Double Thick Crochet Magic Potholder Pattern with Single Crochets

The Serendipity Potholder is one of those projects that looks like you put in more time and effort than you did. Not only does this potholder work up quickly, but it creates a beautiful and subtle texture that pairs well with any decor!


Mabel Potholder

Easy Moss Stitch Striped Diamond Crochet Potholder Pattern

Not only is this potholder beautiful with its unique diamond design, but it’s functional. The Mabel Potholder is crocheted as a moss stitch square that is folded and seamed to create a double thick potholder, that will protect your hands and counters as you cook.


Soak Up the Sun Wall Hanging

Easy Circle Granny Square Wall Hanging

This quick and easy Soak Up the Sun Wall Hanging is made by crocheting 3 granny squares, using a large hook and chunky yarn! It’s cozy, colorful, and perfect for teens and adults that love the bohemian style.


Coziness is a Mood Throw

Chunky and Cozy Lemon Peel Stitch Crochet Blanket using Red Heart Hygge Yarn

Last, but not least, is the Coziness is a Mood Throw. Who doesn’t love a handmade blanket? Especially one made by you! I’m sure that “blankets” don’t come to mind when you think of last minute gifts, but if any blanket was a quick make, this would be it.

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18 Last Minute Quick and Easy Crochet Gift Ideas for Christmas and Holidays

I hope you found some inspiration in this list of quick crochet gift ideas! I’m wishing you a very Merry Christmas, and speedy fingers to make everything on your to-make list.

Enjoy your holiday, and remember to take some time for yourself. I hope you get a chance to relax with your hook and yarn, once the Christmas craze is over!

Love, Dayna

3 thoughts on “18 Quick and Easy Last Minute Crochet Gift Ideas”

  1. Andrea Louis-Visser

    Merry Christmas to you and your family too!!! I look forward to the coming year and whatever else you have up your creative sleeve. Thank you!!!

    1. Aww thank you Andrea! You’re so sweet. I’m glad you’re excited for next year because I have a few projects that I’ve been waiting to share. I hope you have a wonderful Christmas! 🙂


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