QUICK Crochet Christmas Gifts People ACTUALLY Want [Last-Minute]

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Discover the best quick crochet Christmas gifts that people will actually want! Create handmade presents in no time with these patterns!

Welcome to the season of cozy yarns, festive hooks, and heartwarming creations! As the holidays approach, the rush to find the perfect gifts can be as stressful as it is joyful.

But fear not, fellow crocheters! In this blog post, we’ll unravel a delightful collection of quick-to-make crochet Christmas gifts that are not only handmade with love but also guaranteed to bring smiles and warmth to your loved ones’ faces.

From adorable amigurumi to Christmas decor and everything in between, let’s dive into the world of charming and practical crochet creations that everyone will adore.

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Amigurumi Festival Christmas Edition

The Christmas Amigurumi Festival is here!!

This special event was organized by The Sewing Box Magazine in which 25 designers from all over the world have collaborated to create a brand new bundle of amigurumi patterns.

This year, the Festival aims to work as a tour through all the designer’s countries and showcase their Christmas traditions with animals, dolls, magical beings, traditional dishes, costumes, puppets and more.

There are 25 amigurumi patterns for all 25 days of Advent! The patterns are simpler so that you can make as many as you can for Christmas gifts for your family and friends (and hopefully you’ll be able to keep a few for yourself).

The bundle also includes a short eBook containing Christmas tales, anecdotes and recipes provided by the contributors. These amigurumi designers hail from many different corners of the world like:

  • Spain
  • United States
  • Argentina
  • Chile
  • Peru
  • Mexico
  • Brazil
  • Finland
  • Portugal
  • France
  • Germany
  • Belgium
  • Phillippines
  • Turkey
  • Malaysia
  • Korea
  • Indonesia

The Christmas Amigurumi Festival is only available from November 21st through December 4th, 2023. Each one of the patterns will be available in English and Spanish and the cost is $21.50. That’s an amazing value for 25 different amigurumi patterns.

Snowman Finger Puppets

My contribution this year is the Snowman Finger Puppets.

Meet Snowball, Blizzard, and Chilly. They love winter adventures. They toboggan down hills, have snowball fights, and build the tallest snow forts. With frosty grins, they warm up with a cup of hot cocoa, with marshmallows on top of course!

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These little snowmen work up so quickly and will be a hit for all those on Santa’s nice list (maybe even a few on the naughty list too).

I had so much fun designing each one! What is most surprising is that they all came out with their very own personality. Even as I tried to make them exactly alike, they all look different!


I’m a big believer that when you give a handmade present, the packaging is almost as important as the gift itself.

Over the years I’ve handmade little tags for my makes, but this year I doing something new and rather exciting!

With Wunderlabel you can design your own individual labels online with your logo or simply with text and symbols. It’s very simple to do and these will elevate any handmade gifts you’re making this year.

Check Out the FREE Pattern Petunia Petalmouse HERE!

I chose to design personalized leather labels that are perfect for crocheted hats, blankets, sweaters and even amigurumi toys.

I’ve added the leather label to the back of Petunia Petalmouse, my brand new amigurumi pattern and I love how professional it looks! These are very high quality and what I really like is that you can see the text very clearly. It also comes with the screws needed to attach them to any of your handmade items.

In addition to the leather labels I also got hang tags with my logo printed on them. I love that you can customize them by choosing the shape, color and style you want. You can use your own logo or just type in the text you want. You can also choose between lots of different symbols to truly personalize your tags.

I also ended up getting a pack of stickers with my logo on them as well as my very first business cards! I feel so professional now, lol!

What’s even better is that Wunderlabel is offering you all 20% off your next order with the code:

Thank you so much to Wunderlabel for sponsoring today’s post!

Sweet Creek Patterns

I want to introduce to you one of my favorite amigurumi designers! Her name is Emily from Sweet Creek Patterns and you all are going to love her to pieces.

She sent little Pickle his very own crocheted stocking! How adorable is this?

It’s in the shape of a fish with fur trim and is the perfect size for stuffing all of Pickle’s favorite treats inside!

This adorable Cat Christmas Stocking FREE crochet pattern features luxury Faux Fur yarn and is puuur-fect for your favorite cats during the Christmas season.  Hang it next to the family’s stockings and fill it full of goodies.  The finished size of this stocking measures 12” tall by 6” wide, which is a little smaller than the standard stocking size. 

Sweet Creek Patterns

She has the FREE pattern on her blog but you also have the option of purchasing the downloadable pattern.

In addition she has a video tutorial so that you can follow along while you make your favorite kitty cat a stocking for Christmas!

But don’t think that Emily has forgotten about the dogs and humans in our lives who need stockings too!

The Large Faux Fur Dog Bone stocking is absolutely adorable and is in the shape of a dog’s favorite treat! This pattern is free as well with the option to purchase a downloadable pattern.

But she also has several different size granny stitch stockings for humans as well.

Also make sure to check out all the free and paid patterns that Emily has to offer! They are amazing!!

I want to take a moment to share a little about Emily. She’s a young teenager who is making a name for herself in the crochet world! She has a blog, a YouTube channel and an Etsy shop.

Make sure to check out all of Emily’s amazing designs! I absolutely adore her creations! She has loveys, animal rugs and amigurumi patterns.

The Crochet Advent Calendar

One of my favorite crochet designers is Ali from The Turtle Trunk. Her imagination is full of the most gorgeous crochet patterns.

Ali has just released her Crochet Advent Calendar and you are going to love it! It includes:

  • Tree Wall Hanging
  • Pouch/Gift Bag
  • 25 Christmas themed appliques
  • Links to all video tutorials

I love this so much! We have an Advent calendar that we have had for almost 30 years and my kids still love putting up all the little people, animals and angels for each day of December.

Ali has a paid pdf version that contains all the patterns and links to videos right away. But she also has the free version which will be released over the next few weeks!

Check Out the Crochet Advent Calendar Here

Crochet Countdown to Christmas Advent Calendar

Christine from the Spotted Horse Design Co. has a very special FREE gift for all crocheters!

In the Crochet Countdown to Christmas Advent Calendar makers will learn a new stitch every day from December 1st through the 24th. This is a fun way to learn some new stitches to add to your repertoire and to use up your yarn scraps!

Another bonus is that the practice swatches will make great last minute gifts as dishcloths, washcloths and potholders!

When you sign up you will receive a free printable advent calendar with a QR code for each day. All you have to do is scan it and it will take you straight to the tutorial for the day. You’ll find each tutorial as a blog post as well as a video tutorial!

Check Out the Countdown to Christmas Advent Calendar Here

24 Days of Quickies with Marly Bird & Friends

The 24 Days of Quickies with Marly Bird and Friends is a massive event that features FREE crochet and knitting patterns from December 1st – 24th.

Over these 24 days you will find patterns from some of your favorite designers like:

  • Briana K Designs
  • Edie Eckman
  • Two Brothers Blankets
  • Coco Crochet Lee
  • Meghan Makes Do
  • Thoresby Cottage (just to name a few)!
  • Yours Truly (Elise Rose Crochet)

Every day on the Marly Bird blog she will be sharing multiple crochet and knitting patterns that you can download for FREE! These are all last minute patterns that will make great Christmas gifts. Many of the patterns can be completed in one day!

One thing to note is that each of the patterns will only be available as a free download for 24 hours! So make sure to check in each day.

I’ve got a pattern in there that I hope all of you amigurumi lovers will enjoy! I’ll give you a little hint. It’s something I really love with a new twist!

Make sure to keep up with me on Instagram where I will be sharing which day my FREE pattern will be available, it’s a surprise!

Check Out the 24 Days of Quickies with Marly Bird and Friends Here

Festive Puff Stitch Tree

I know I’ve given you a lot of ideas but hang with me because I’ve got a few more!

These Festive Puff Stitch Trees by MJ’s Off The Hook Designs are modern and cozy all at the same time.

What is so special about these crocheted trees is that the stitch pattern allows for light to filter through so that you can put your favorite battery lights inside. This will create the perfect ambiance for a cold winter night.

I love that you can crochet these with any color that works with your Christmas decor colors. I’m a traditionalist and would make these in white and green. But I love how Michelle has made them in blues, green and gray.

Find the Festive Puff Stitch Tree Pattern Here

Grinch Amigurumi Christmas Ornament

One of my favorite Christmas movies of all time is How the Grinch Stole Christmas. I remember watching this movie when I was little girl and being so angry that the little green man would go into the home’s of the unsuspecting villagers of Whoville and take their Christmas presents.

But now as an adult I can appreciate the beautiful message of how the Grinch transformed from a greedy cold hearted being to a generous, beloved member of Whoville.

And what happened, then? Well, in Whoville they say – that the Grinch’s small heart grew three sizes that day. And then – the true meaning of Christmas came through, and the Grinch found the strength of *ten* Grinches, plus two!

How the Grinch Stole Christmas

This Grinch Amigurumi Christmas Ornament is a free pattern by Little Crochet Farm. I love the Grinch’s sweet little smile and his little tuft of green hair on his head.

You’ll not only find the free pattern on Ana’s blog, but a video tutorial as well!

Check out the Grinch Amigurumi Christmas Ornament Pattern Here

Amigurumi Elf Ornament

Jillian from Spin a Yarn Crochet is another one of my favorite designers. She has a brand new Christmas elf amigurumi ornament pattern for free on her blog!

This one is so incredibly adorable, but you’ll also find many other Christmas crochet ornament patterns on her blog!

Check Out the Christmas Elf Ornament Pattern Here

Crochet Flat Christmas Tree

The Crochet Flat Christmas Tree is an amazing pattern that is so versatile and can be used as a garland, ornament or for gift wrapping!

It’s the perfect stash buster and the pattern is completely free!

We can thank Jessica from Stitching Together for this pattern. She’s such a talented designer and has so many amazing patterns on her blog.

Find the Crochet Flat Christmas Tree Pattern Here

QUICK Crochet Christmas Gifts

As we wrap up our exploration of these delightful quick-to-crochet Christmas gifts, I hope you’ve found inspiration to create meaningful, handmade presents that will be cherished by your friends and family.

Remember, it’s not just the stitches that hold these creations together, but the love and thoughtfulness woven into each loop and pattern. Whether it’s a cozy hat, a cuddly toy, or a beautifully crafted ornament, these gifts carry the warmth of the season and the joy of giving.

So, pick up your hook, choose your favorite yarn, and let your creativity soar. May your holidays be filled with the magic of handmade treasures and the priceless joy of sharing them with those you hold dear. Happy crocheting and a merry, yarn-filled Christmas to you all!

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