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Homemade Christmas Gifts: 14 Gift Ideas & DIY Home Dcor
Your tree will look so warm and fuzzy once you hang some Noel Knit Sweater Ornaments on it. This free Christmas knitting pattern from Red Heart Yarn is one of the most popular ornaments of the season, and it's not hard to see why. The knitting pattern puts your skills to the test, and the results are both festive and funny. You can make a custom handmade Christmas ornament for everyone in the family.
Last week, I was shopping for a new knitting "stitchinoary" when I received an opportunity to review the Pick-a-Stitch application. The program ($19.95) starts with over 130 different stitch patterns and unlike a book which never updates, you can add on a monthly subscription to get new stitch patterns added to the app.
If you have an animal lover on your list of loved ones you're making gifts for this year, you'll want to make them this Polar Bear Hat. Making a knit hat couldn't be easier with this winter knit pattern, and whoever receives this will never want to take it off. It's warm, totally cute, and shows how impressive your knitting skills are. A DIY hat like this will make a fun fashion statement during the winter.
I created ChemKnits in 2008 to combine my love for knitting and science. I earned my PhD in Biological Chemistry in early 2011, and designing knitting patterns for ChemKnits kept me sane during the graduate school years.
If you know it's going to be a chilly winter, you'll want to get started on this Shine On Hat and Scarf pattern from Red Heart Yarn as soon as possible. Even if you're new to knitting, you can learn how to make a scarf and how to make a hat in no time. These Christmas knitting patterns will be the perfect addition to anyone's Christmas fashion closet, so you may even consider giving it as a Christmas present.
Don't skimp on the details this holiday season make sure even the smallest of jars in your home has its own Snowman Jar Cozy. This adorable Christmas knit pattern from Red Heart Yarn shows you how to make a snowman craft that fits right in with your other homemade Christmas decorations. You'll also find that this Christmas knitting pattern can be used all throughout the year when you're looking for a way to spice up your everyday home decor.
Liven up your mantel with these bright and cheery knit Christmas stockings. Great for boys and girls alike, these Striped Christmas Stockings make wonderful Christmas gifts come Christmas morning. You could also knit up one of these stockings and fill it with delicious homemade treats that you can present to friends and neighbors. This is one gift that will keep on giving for years to come!
If you're a crafter of many skills, then put them to the test by making your very own Tracy the Tiger Ornament. This homemade Christmas ornament is both a Christmas crochet pattern and a Christmas knitting pattern, so any avid crafter will want to take on this project for a new challenge. This cutie will bring a lot of attention to your tree, and you're sure to impress with your impressive detailing skills. Kids in particular won't be able to resist this cute crochet animal ornament.
Children love snow, which is why snowy-themed projects make great holiday crafts for kids. There is something radiantly fun about this Unforgettable Snowman Pencil Puppet. Maybe it's that this little toy will surely fill children with joy for years to come. This handmade Christmas gift can be used as a puppet or as a pencil topper. Children will love the creative freedom that this Unforgettable Snowman Pencil Puppet gives them. You may just be Santa's biggest competitor.
This Vanilla Meringue Cowl can be worn several different ways, making it the ultimate winter accessory. This knitted cowl is great for knitters of all skill levels and makes a wonderful stocking stuffer for the holiday season.
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