48 Easy Knit Christmas Gifts


48 Easy Knit Christmas Gifts

These knitted Christmas presents will be cherished by loved ones for years to come.

36 Easy Knit Christmas Gifts

Make any of these easy knit Christmas gifts for your loved ones this season. Even if you're running a bit low on time, you'll find knitted Christmas gifts you can make in a hurry!

These free patterns range from small projects you can finish in a weekend to larger gifts for friends and family. You'll find ideas for guys below and presents for everyone else on your list.

Knit projects make some of the best gifts because they're so cozy. A handmade gift is more meaningful than a store bought one, so get started on those easy knitted Christmas gifts ASAP.

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Knitted Gifts for Friends

Holiday Knit Slippers

Everyone can use a pair of slippers, and this is a great easy pattern to make for anyone on your list.

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Santa Hat Knitting Pattern

If your good friend doesn't have a Santa hat, well, it's about time they got one!

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Happy Holiday Turtleneck Bottle Cozy

This is a fabulous hostess gift that they can then use to decorate during Christmas parties.

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Buttoned Bottle Cozy

The cabling on this wine bottle cozy is just too delicious to pass up!

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Winter Queen Teapot Cozy

How sweet is this teapot cozy? It's an adorable gift for any hygge-loving friend.

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Jolly Elf Knit Hat

Maybe your friend has a Santa hat already, but what about this elf hat?

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Loom Knit Messy Bun Hat

This gorgeous loom knitting pattern works up in a jiffy, and the bun hats are such a fun gift for anyone with long hair.

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Mountain Chalet Knit Flat Slipper Boots

These sweet slippers have elegant details like leather soles and pom pom ties to make them the perfect wintry accessory.

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Sunny Headband

This simple design features a four-stitch cable, and decorative edges. The headband is knitted in super chunky merino wool, and it knits up really fast. 

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Lumi Colorwork Mittens

These mittens feature a traditional Scandinavian colorwork motif with modern construction and would make a stunning gift for your closest friend.

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The Quartz Headband

This headband is a beautiful accessory that will keep your ears warm on cold days. The simple design is a combination of knit and purl stitches with a cable twist mid-front.

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The Folgate Infinity Scarf

The Folgate infinity scarf is a cozy accessory, that will keep your neck warm on cold days. The design features English rib stitch, that is really squishy and textured.

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Small Knitted Gifts

Peppermint Coaster

One can never have too many coasters, especially seasonally appropriate ones! This is one of those gifts to knit for Christmas that anyone would enjoy.

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Holly Garden Wine Topper

Work up this holly as a wine topper, then your loved ones can use it for holiday decorating in years to come.

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Kitschy Kitchen Christmas Tree Crafts

This small knitted gift is one of my favorites. Work up a dishcloth in garter stitch shaped like a Christmas tree!

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Christmas Tree Dishcloth

This dishcloth looks just like a layer of snow has fallen on the branches!

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Knit Bow Tie Dog Collar Free Knitting Pattern

This is the PERFECT small gift for any pet lover, especially since it features a bulky yarn!

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Easy Knit Face Scrubbies

Work up a BUNCH of these, package them in mni mason jars, and gift them to anyone and everyone!

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Coffee Queen Cup Cozy

Do you love Knitting and Embroidery? Then you will love this great pattern for all knitting and embroidery beginners.

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Basic Buttoned Boot Cuffs Pattern

Boot cuffs are the perfect little addition to any outfit. The Basic Buttoned Boot Cuffs will add a classic touch to your outfit, giving you an effortless, chic look.

Knitting Christmas Gifts for Beginners

Holiday Boa Pillow

This beautiful pillow comes in a variety of designs for any holiday couch.

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Beginner Mistake Rib Scarf

Learn how to knit the Mistake Rib while making a quick and comfy scarf for winter.

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Helix Fingerless Gloves Knitting Pattern

These fingerless mitts LOOK complicated but are actually much easier than you'd think! 

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Fun and Simple Chunky Knit Scarf

If you're not sure where to begin, start here! This basic garter stitch scarf will be a welcome gift for anyone on your list.

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Beginner Hat Knitting Pattern

If you've never knit a hat before, this simple and beautiful pattern is the place to begin.

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Knitting Gift Ideas for Knitters

Insanely Cute Yarn Basket Ornament

How perfect is this ornament! After you make it for your other knitter friends, you just might want to make one for yourself.

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Ornament for Knitters

With the help of a foam ball in the center, you can create this wildly easy ornament!

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Entrelac Basket

Everyone could use more storage, and THIS is something anyone would love to store their yarn in!

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Gifts to Knit in a Weekend

Cozy Rudolph Slippers

Aren't these Rudolph slippers just the funniest?

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Christmas Bow Pillow

I love this pillow! The giant bow is such a fun and festive element.

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Super Simple Knit Slippers

This pattern is perfect for beginners! All the stitches are easy to do and if you need to brush up on your knitting or need to learn how to do the stitches, there are links right in the pattern to click and watch the video. 

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Chunky Funky One Day Blanket

Hello, gorgeous! This is one of those easy knit gifts that looks like a lot of effort.

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Mommy and Me Knit Hat Patterns

Need a gift for your friend and her daughter? Here's the perfect cute pattern!

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Native Stripes Knit Blanket Pattern

Pops of color take this simple knit afghan pattern to an entirely new level!

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Last Minute Knitted Gifts Patterns

Eiffel Beginner Knit Cowl Pattern

How beautiful is this knit cowl? And it's easy, too! There's a reason this is a last-minute project.

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Knit Hand Towel Border

Need a super last-minute kitchen gift? Buy a hand towel, then learn how to knit an adorable border to customize it!

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Hand Knitted Infinity Scarf

Talk about FAST! Use your fingers as your tools and work up this slender beauty in a hurry.

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Knit Two Hours or Less Scarf

We love this two hours or less scarf! With bulky yarn and big needles, this garter stitch scarf is finished in no time.

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Knit Gifts for Guys

Men's Winter Hat and Scarf

Men are so impossible to shop for, but they can usually use a few items to keep them warm in winter!

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Men's Woodsy Knit Cowl Pattern

This woodsy cowl is the perfect knit gift for guys to keep them warm this season.

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Veintricuatro Knit Hat

Add bright stripes to an otherwise neutral hat with this pattern.

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Better Dorm Boots for Men

If your nephew or someone else you know is off to college, these dorm boots are a fabulous option!

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Alex Hat

he Alex Hat is an easy unisex hat knitting pattern. It’s a classic hat with a modern stripe pattern to give it a bit more personality. Worked in the round on circular needles (option to use double pointed needles) with worsted weight yarn, it works up quickly. 

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Baby Gifts to Knit

Super Easy Knit Baby Booties

If you want to make something for little ones, this is a wonderful option! 

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Crossover Knit Baby Booties Pattern

These are super easy knit booties for beginners because they don't require much, if any, shaping.

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Santa Pixie Bonnet Christmas Baby Children Hat

This adorable hat pattern ranges in size from newborn to children 5+ years old. 

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Christmas Tree Farm Red Truck Hat Beanie

This medium weight Christmas tree farm red truck hat knitting pattern is perfect for making handmade gifts for your loved ones. They make adorable matching sets for the whole family.

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Plaza Baby Blanket Knitting Pattern

When it comes to knitting patterns, coziness will always be one of the most important factors. Plaza Blanket meets cozy knitting aesthetic! 

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Christmas Wreath Hat

Create an adorable wreath hat for newborns, babies, or toddlers with this lovely pattern.

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Double Knitted Snowflake Mittens For Babies

This is a reversible and warm pair of thumbless mittens for babies up to 6 months. There are no threads inside the mittens to catch little fingers. 

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What a great ebook. It has so many wonderful ideas. I saw three right off the bat that I want to try making. After reading directions to a bunch of them, I can say that they truly are easy to do. The only problem I see in my future is deciding which one to start with.


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