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2012 Holiday Gift Guide for Crafters
We are reaching the end of January, and I'm getting tired of wrapping the old scarf around my face to keep my nose, cheeks, and chin from falling off (as I write this, its -25C-13F). So, what better way to keep my face warm than a cowl? This Flexi Cowl is perfect for cold weather, and the lovely colors make it the perfect winter accessory for men and women alike. Make one for yourself and one for all your friends and family. They make wonderful gifts and are easy enough for crochet fans of all skill levels to make.
This Flower of Christmas Tissue Box Cover is great for adding a festive touch to your home come Christmastime. This tissue box cover tutorial is easy to follow and great for beginners. Use this free tissue box cover pattern to make gifts for your loved ones this holiday season.
For two gifts in one, make a Gift Pocket Scarf. This lovely Christmas crochet pattern shows you not only how to crochet a scarf, but also how to make the perfect pockets for warming up hands or putting little hidden gifts. This DIY fashion pattern can come in any color, and any friend or family member will love to get something so gorgeous, but also functional as a homemade Christmas gift.
If you're looking for a beautiful free crochet angel pattern then look no further. This is a gorgeous Heavenly Angel Pillow you will want in your living room during the holidays. Different thread size and hook sizes are provided depending on the size pillow you want. These Heavenly Angel Pillows will certainly help your home feel a little more cozy, especially during this chilly season. Add a touch of heaven to your living room with these free crochet patterns.
This simple Ho Ho Holiday Afghan is a great way to help you count down the days until Christmas! Get started on this afghan in the spring or summer to make sure it's ready to go come Christmas time. Not ready for Christmas quite yet? Use this pattern and a different colored yarn to create a lovely afghan for any time of year.
Looking for some handmade gift ideas for Christmas? How about making a Holiday Crocheted Granny Square Throw? It's perfect for the living room, bedroom, or snuggling by the fireplace. This large and comfortable crocheted afghan can also be made with any color combination of your choosing. Try using this pattern to create an afghan for summer or spring by selecting pastel or brightly colored yarns instead. This is a great beginner project for anyone new to crochet, and you'll be so happy to show off your new afghan to all your visiting friends and family!
Create one of these striped holiday scarves for yourself or the whole set for your family. These easy to crochet scarves are festive for the holiday season, but understated enough to wear all year long.
Greet your host or hostess this year with a festive and useful Christmas crochet pattern like this Holiday Spirits Bottle Bag from Red Heart Yarn. This is an excellent Christmas gift to make because it's one that you can be sure whoever receives it will be able to use again. It's also great practice for crocheters, especially if you love to make pom poms. Nothing will look warmer on the holiday table than this thoughtful crochet bottle bag.
Give your home that warm welcome feel with this Home for the Holidays Afghan. Made to look like a woven blanket, this crocheted afghan is perfect for snuggling up with on Christmas morning. You could also whip up this blanket as a gift for a loved one or use it for an evening spent snuggling with the one you love. By combining crochet and weaving skills, you can create an afghan reminiscent of blankets you may have found at your grandma's house. Perfect for adapting to suit other color combinations as well, this afghan is the perfect way to enjoy the cooler winter months ahead.
When it comes to crochet patterns, slippers are a classic. You can make a pair for anyone - male or female, young or old. Everyone gets cold and needs a little bit of comfort, and these crocheted slippers really do the trick.
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